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School News

Summer hours

Our office hours for the month of June and July are rather spuradic.  If you need to get a hold of Julie, she will be in about once a week so please call 307-245-4150 and leave a message and she will get a hold of you as soon as possible. 

Jump start

Jump start will be running Monday- Thursday July 24-August 10th from 8:00-11:30am.  Bus routes will be finalized closer to the start date.

Back to school open house

Our Back to School open house will be on Thursday, August 17th from 4:30-6:30pm.  You will be able to meet your children's new teachers, pick up handbooks and find out bus information.

First day of school for the 2017-2018 year

Our first day of school will be Monday, August 21st.  First bell rings at 7:50 am.  

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Be Somebody

Burns Elementary has Heart!!!  

Heart is caring and

trusting yourself and others.  

It is giving more

than you have, even when it is hard.


“If there’s one thing we can all agree upon… it’s that we need to do something to help kids in our communities reach their full potential.” Jim Owen Founder Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership


This year at Burns Elementary we are putting into practice “Cowboy Ethics, Be Somebody”.  This program has been developed by Jim Owens, the author of the book,” Cowboy Ethics.”  The program is designed to help teach values and character traits that can help make our students successful in their own personal lives as well as to be strong members in our community.

A large amount of current research has shown that life success depends less on I.Q. and native ability and more on qualities of personal character.  It is these character qualities that enable someone to pursue a long-term goal, persevere in the face of obstacles, and bounce back from a stumble or fall.

Be Somebody focuses on four key traits:


Click here to learn more about the 4 key traits