On the evening of Friday, April 26, many students returned to school dressed in their pajamas so that they could participate in Story Time at Burns Avenue. The program was presented so that the children could listen to the reading of award-winning books by the staff of Burns Avenue.
On April 19th, Mrs. Reiner, Burns Avenue's ESL teacher, presented a workshop about an on-line reading program to ESL students and their parents. The workshop highlighted an exciting way that parents can enhance their child’s literacy skills through the use of a website called Raz-Kids.
Special Person's Day, which was held on Friday, March 22, was a very special day in Burns Avenue. Parents, grandparents, relatives, and friends came to the school so that they could visit students in their classrooms and participate in some educational activities together.
Twenty-five Fifth Grade students participated in the Little Doctors Program, which was run in conjunction with the Blood Drive that occurred in Burns Avenue on Tuesday, March 5th. The students assisted with the Blood Drive, which was conducted by Long Island Blood Services.
On February 22nd, Burns Avenue once again celebrated reading with the fifth annual Burnie Awards Ceremony. This year, the theme of the Burnie Awards was “One Hundred Years of Books."