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***CHANGE***First day of school for the 2017-2018 year

The school board has made the decision to change the first day of school to Tuesday, August 22nd because of the solar eclipse. That Friday, August 25th will be a complete day for all students to make up students being off on the 21st.   First bell rings at 7:50 am.  

K-3 Field Day

We are moving our K-3rd grade field day to Oct 5th instead of having it in May as we have had in the past.  It will be at the BHS track starting at 9:00am.

2017-18 Supply list and Student Handbook

Our new 2017-2018 school supply list and handbook can be found under the school forms heading on the lower right side of this page.  Supply lists will also be mailed to all students with their profile sheets around the end of July.  Handbooks will not be printed for every family as they have been in the past in order to save paper and printing costs.  If you are needing a printed copy please let the office know.

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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