Good evening, this is Dr. Miller, principal at John Muir Middle School with this week’s update.
This is finals week at Muir and all students will have finals on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Wednesday will be periods 3 and 6; Thursday will be periods 1 and 4; and Friday periods 2 and 5.
On Thursday evening at 6pm, Dolores Huerta Middle School is hosting a webinar entitled “Raising Thoughtful Kids in the Digital Age.” There will be a nationally-recognized speaker discussing social media, gaming, apps, and how you can help your child to navigate all of it. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
All students should be sure to turn in all of their textbooks and library books by the end of this week.
Finally, looking ahead to next week, Thursday, May 26th will be the last day of school and will be a minimum day with dismissal at 12:33.
The Burbank Unified School District officially denounces racism as the product of white default/ supremacy culture and recognizes the impact of systemic and generational racism as traumatic to our country, community, and school district. In light of continuing racial violence, including the killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Andres Guardado, Dijon Kizzee, and many others, we also recognize that Black people in this country have had a unique and traumatic history in terms of racial relations, equality, and equity. We stand with the truthful and humane statement that all lives cannot matter until Black lives and the lives of indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) matter. We are taking steps to actively work towards being fully anti-racist, not only in word, but also in policy, practice, and accountability. Change is rarely easy, but with the support and cooperation of the entire Burbank school community we know that we will reflect a district that is truly unified.