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  • PUMA ACADEMY OPEN LATE FOR FINALS!

    Hello Burtonians: In an effort to help students study for finals, Puma Academy will keep the library open until 5:30pm on both Monday, May 27th & Tuesday, May 28th. Please stop by and finish the semester on a positive note!

    CHEER IN 2019-20?

    Are you interested in joining the cheerleading team next year? Are you currently eligible to play sports? If the answer is yes to both, please join the cheer team this Friday for a special lunch in Rm. 233! You will have the opportunity to meet the current cheerleaders and the coach! Food will be provided!

    PUMA NEWS - EPISODE 9

    Our AME Broadcast Media 3 team reports on the phenomenon of promposals, what it takes to get ready for prom, the stress of dealing with tardiness and a profile of Badminton Co-Captain Caesar Zhu.



    SEEKING COMP. SCIENCE VOLUNTEERS FOR 2019-20

    Are you a working professional in Computer Science who wants to share his/her knowledge with youth? Burton High needs you!
    Mr. Singer teaches A.P. Computer Science Principles and is looking for TEALS volunteers for the 2019-20 school year (first period). Please read this RECRUITMENT LETTER for more information and contacts. We hope you'll consider applying!

    WEEK WITHOUT WALLS

    For the first time ever at Burton, the entire junior class received
    a work based learning experience for a full week off campus! The historic event took place Monday, 3/18 through Friday, 3/22.
    Please see bit.ly/WWWBHS2019 for more information!

    BURTONIANS KNOW HOW TO MAKE BOOKS!

    Three Winners of the Sixth Annual
    Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Celebration!
    1st Place! The Messenger, Brenda Galeas Veliz, 12th Grade
    Third Place (tie): Jada Woodberry, 9th Grade
    Special Recognition for Visual Portrayal of Environmental Justice:
    Hungry Planet, Francesca Espinosa, 9th Grade

    BURTON'S NEW STUDENT GOVERNMENT OFFICERS

    Congratulations to Burton's new student government officers! Thank you to all students who campaigned.

    ASB
    President: Jessica Chen
    Vice President: Emmanuel Manzon
    Secretary: Eduardo Garcia
    Treasurer: Luke Zhuang

    Class of 2020
    President: Ariana Tse
    Vice President: Alvin Ho

    Class of 2021
    President: Nwel Morales
    Vice President: Daniela Simental
    Secretary: Kristine Vuong
    Treasurer: Brian Dinh
    Parliamentarian: Nathaniel Wong
    Public Relations Officer: Rhea Jane Dignadice
    Club Liaison Officer: Andy Hu
    Class Ambassador: Megan Law

    Class of 2022
    President: Manda Zhu
    Vice President: Kyle Tay
    Secretary: Giselle Gatica
    Treasurer: Tina Yip
    Parliamentarian: Jasmine Gatica

    BURTON COLLABORATIVE

    Check out the Burton Collaborative's new website!
    The purpose of the Burton Collaborative is to advance Burton's community school model. All members of the Burton community - students, families, staff, community partners, SFUSD and other institutional partners, and other community members - are encouraged to participate.

    EARN $600 W/ BLING

    Bling is a grant makers program for youth 9th -12th grade, and they are looking for ten more students to join their cohort! Every year, these youth grant makers are given a pot of money, learn more about youth philanthropy and social justice issues in SF, and work together to fund youth-led projects addressing social justice issues in their communities. Students will receive a $600 stipend for the semester and will be entered to win various raffle prizes throughout the semester based on their participation! Contact Sarah (sballard-hanson@ymcasf.net) for more information!

    TUTORING SPRING '19

    Need help with Math, Science, Social Sciences, and/or World Languages? There's FREE TUTORING Monday through Thursday! Click here for the schedule!

    BECOME A PAID TUTOR!

    Puma Academy is looking for 3-5 excellent students to become paid tutors for the program this semester. For more information on how to apply, please visit Sarah K and Chuck D in the Teen Center at lunch or after school!

    FREE YOGA ON TUESDAYS!

    Niroga Institute promotes equity through trauma-informed Dynamic Mindfulness, strengthening resilience and empathy. Niroga offers a FREE after school yoga class every Tuesday from 3-5:30 pm in room 122 and is in need of more participants! The yoga class is open to all - youth, staff and families! Please join us and help us get the word out! Students can attend the yoga class to make up Tardy School hours!

    YOUR BODY YOUR RIGHTS!

    Please read HEALTHY ME, a handout from SFUSD and our Wellness Center about your rights related to healthcare.

    MUSIC PRODUCTION

    The Bayview YMCA on Lane Street has a MUSIC PRODUCTION program for YOU! Our Studio Lab program offers access to a fully-
    equipped recording studio program where YOU can learn to make your own beats and record YOUR original music. Studio Lab is FREE and offered Monday - Thursday from 5:00 - 7:00pm at the Bayview Y. For more information or to sign up, please stop by the Bayview YMCA Teen Center (1601 Lane St.) or contact Olivia at
    oortiz@ymcasf.net

    LEARNING CENTER

    PACE is excited to announce the "The Learning Center" (Rm. 235) This productive after school space is for students to do schoolwork while receiving responsive academic support from PACE
    staff and their fellow students. The space is equipped with computers, printers and other school supplies. It is our goal for this program play a large role in increasing Burton’s capacity to
    provide tutorial support support to its students. Please see Nigel for more information.

    EMPLOYMENT - GET A JOB!

    Interested in getting a job during the
    school year or during the summer? Please see Nina in room 200.1.

    BURTON CLUBS!

    Check out Burton's updated list of clubs and after school programs.

    STUDENT & FAMILY HANDBOOKS

    Have you looked through the 2018-19 Student and Family Handbooks yet?! Please see this link for English and see this link for additional languages.

    DACA INFORMATION

    A nonprofit in San Francisco, Mission Asset Fund, announced a $1 million scholarship fund to cover the $495 DACA renewal application fee. Visit http://www.lc4daca.org/ for more information.

    SCHOOL TOURS

    School tours will take place every Monday from 9:00am-10:30am. Please call to reserve a space for the tour at 415-469-4550.