Burton Elementary

GVSU Student Seeks to Raise $39,000 for Kids Over Summer Break

by (KidsHopeUSA)

Submitted 06-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Valley State University sophomore, Megan Cloutier, has decided to use her summer break to raise money for at-risk student mentoring organization, KIDS HOPE USA. Starting July 2014 and ending in August, Megan will be campaigning to raise $39,...

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Parents learn English to help their children in school

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 12-13-2011 under NONPROFITS

By Kristin Brace, Community Literacy Program Assistant When I walked into Dan Drust's classroom at Burton Elementary, I found a dozen women sitting around a trio of oblong tables intended for children. They had the aura of an extended family:...

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Burton Teacher Selected as FOX 17 Teacher of the Week

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 11-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

  On November 4th, FOX-17 selected Deb Pena as the Teacher of the Week. Mrs. Pena is a first grade teacher at Burton Elementary who has been with the school for 17 years. As a bi-lingual teacher in both English and Spanish, Mrs. Pena...

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Zulema Moret comes to Burton Elementary to present a book in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 10-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, October 6, Zulema Moret, Ph.D, came to Burton Elementary to read a story to a classroom of 2nd grade students.  Her visit marks one of the first in a series in which GRPS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Moret started her...

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