Burrville P.A.S.T.: The Burrville Parent, Alumni, Scholar, Teacher organization is a voluntary member organization for parents, staff and community members. Meetings are scheduled on the third Thursday of each month. Membership dues are $10 per school year.
The P.A.S.T. dues combined with monies raised through a variety of P.A.S.T. fundraising activities help pay for the following:
Curriculum and Instructional Resources
Stipends for faculty to use for classrooms/supplies
Resource materials (music, physical education, art, library, science, and computer technology)
Special school-wide events and programs
Other support as needed and/or voted upon by membership-at-large.
The Burrville P.A.S.T. body annually elects an Executive Committee consisting of President, Vice President Treasurer, and Secretary. The board meets every other month one hour prior to the P.A.S.T. meeting. Any ideas, questions, or comments must be submitted to the board through the P.A.S.T. box in the main office. All parents, community members and teachers are invited to attend general body meetings on the third Thursday of each month (changes in this date will be articulated in a timely fashion). Suggestions for agenda items, or floor time, should be addressed to the board at least 3 days prior to any meeting.
The P.A.S.T. also has Standing Committees to assist the school, such as the Fundraising, PR and Membership, School Improvement, Social Support, Hospitality, Events, etc.
Annual P.A.S.T. fundraising/Social Activities Include:
August - New family orientation/meet and greet, Beautification Day, Membership Drive Kick Off
September - Membership Drive, Back-to-school Night, Fundraiser Kick Off, Yard Sale, and Room Parent Orientation
October - Fall Festival/Cook Off/Cake Walk - Gala Auction
November - Thanksgiving Baskets, School Pictures (early November), Scholar Created Holiday Card Sale, Open House for prospective families
December - School Information Night for Prospective Families, PTA support with School Holiday Performance
January - Open House
February – Sweetheart Dance/Karaoke Night, Candy Grams for Valentine’s Day
March - P.A.S.T. support of DCCAS testing
April – Mother Daughter Tea, Boys to Men Event
May - LSAT elections, Staff Appreciation Week, and Hands on DC Clean Up Day