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The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

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Sunday, May 8 3:00 PM
Fogelberg Performing Arts Center at Burlington High School
123 Cambridge St Burlington, MA 01803
Cost: $5 – $25
From the Organizer:
Burlington Public Schools Theatre, Greater Boston
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to the Burlington Community Concert Series for a special Mother’s Day performance on Sunday, May 8, at 3:00 pm. Co-sponsored by Burlington Public Schools and the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce, the performance will take place in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center of Burlington High School.

Conductor and male vocalist Nick Hilscher brings the music of Glenn Miller to life with the vocalist Jenny Swoish and a full complement of some of the best brass, woodwind and percussion jazz musicians in the business!

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra continues to be the most popular and sought after big bands in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With a unique and time-honored jazz sound, memorable hits include “In the Mood,” “Moonlight Serenade,” and “Chattanooga Choo Choo.”

Tickets for The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra concert are now on sale and range between $5 and $25. Purchase your tickets at http://www.BurlingtonTheatre.com, 781-A-FUN-TIC and at the box office the day of the performance. All seats are reserved.

Round out your Mother’s Day treat with dining at one of the many fine restaurants in Burlington. For a list of Burlington area restaurants, visit the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce website member directory (Restaurants, Food & Beverage) and make your reservations today!

The Fogelberg Performing Arts Center, a fully accessible venue, is located on the campus of Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge Street, Burlington MA.

Threat at BHS Today 4/14/16

BHS was one of many local schools to receive an automated phone threat today. Please see the post below from Principal Sullivan’s Blog:
Earlier this morning the main office at Burlington High School received an automated message saying there was a threat at our school. The threat was not specific in detail.

 

This call was similar to the one we received in January and is the same type of call that many schools across the state, specifically in our local area, have been receiving this week.

Upon receiving this call, we initiated the Burlington High School protocol for a bomb threat. The protocol included contacting the Burlington Police Department, notifying the superintendent’s office, activating our school crisis team and most importantly assessing the level of threat and doing a sweep of the building and grounds at Burlington High School.

 

After the team was able to process the level of risk to Burlington High School and upon the recommendation of the Burlington Police Department, we have come to the conclusion that this threat is not credible and we will maintain our normal schedule.

As an added precaution, the Burlington Police Department will have an increased presence in and around Burlington High School for the remainder of the day and moving forward if necessary. If there are additional threats made or if additional information arises that would pose a threat, the emergency response team at Burlington High School will take any steps necessary to keep everyone safe and notify staff, students, and parents about the situation.

 

As always, we ask that you report anything suspicious or unusual to School Administration or the Burlington Police Department.

If you have any questions, please contact a member of the high school administration.

State Assessment Schedule for MSMS and Elementary Schools

The schedules for the annual state testing at Marshall Simonds Middle School and our four Burlington elementary schools were announced at last night’s school committee meeting. The details are listed below. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s building Principal.

PARCC Testing Schedule For Marshall Simonds Middle School

Week 1 – April 26-28 (One session of ELA each morning)

Tuesday, April 26 – One session of ELA (110 Minutes)
Wednesday, April 27 – One session of ELA (110 minutes)
Thursday, April 28 – One session of ELA (90 minutes)

Week 2 – May 3-5

Tuesday, May 3 – One sessions of Math (80 minutes)
Wednesday, May 4 – One session of Math (80 minutes)
Thursday, May 5 – One session of Math (80 minutes)

Week 3 – May 10-12

Individual student make- up sessions as needed. Regular schedules resume for all other students.

Week 4 – May 16-20

Grade 8 – Science MCAS testing  (2 45-minute sessions)

PARCC Testing Schedule For Burlington Elementary Schools

Week 1 – April 26-28 (One session of ELA each morning)

Tuesday, April 26 – One session of ELA (90 Minutes)
Wednesday, April 27 – One session of ELA (75 minutes Grade 3, 90 Minutes grades 4-5)
Thursday, April 28 – One session of ELA (90 minutes)

Week 2 – May 2-5   (One session of math each morning)

Monday, May 2 – One Session of Math (60 minutes)
Tuesday, May 3 – One sessions of Math (60 minutes)
Wednesday, May 4  – One session of Math (60 minutes)
Thursday, May 5 – One session of Math (60 minutes)

Week 3 – May 10-12

Individual student make- up sessions as needed.  Regular schedules resume for all other students.

Week 4 – May 16-20

Grade 5 – Science MCAS testing (2 45-minute sessions)

This Morning’s Controlled Lockdown at MSMS and Memorial

This morning at 10:30 a.m. Burlington Police notified us of an ongoing police chase happening in Woburn not far from the town line by Marshall Simonds Middle School and Memorial School. As our protocols dictate, we went into a controlled lockdown at both Marshall Simonds and Memorial given the proximity of the event. At the same time, we advised our other schools that this was taking place and we would notify them if the location of the chase changed. During a controlled lockdown, we make sure our exterior doors are secure and stop individuals from entering or leaving the building. At the same time, we continue activities inside the building. The Burlington Police Department visibly parked a police car in front of the middle school.

Elementary students were not informed that anything outside of the ordinary was happening. The middle school students were informed that there was a situation outside of the building and that they were safe.

The suspects were apprehended shortly after 11:00. AT 11:06 a.m. we were notified by the Burlington Police that we could end our controlled lockdown.

Thank you to the Burlington Police for their immediate and clear communication. We are back in our regular routine.