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Support our Traveling Lego League Teams! 2024-2025 Lego League Signups coming soon!

Support our Traveling Lego League Teams!  2024-2025 Lego League Signups coming soon!

Support our Lego League traveling teams by bidding on Silent Auction items or eating at Portillos!

Burleigh/PPMS teams have been fortunate to qualify for international competitions the last two years!  Support our Traveling Lego League Teams - Team Alpha Geek and B.U.I.L.D. - as they prepare to travel to Worlds and Western Edge Tournaments!

Bid on Silent Auction items (bidding will close at the STEAM event on 2/28) - https://e.givesmart.com/events/zun/i/ 

Support at one of our Give Back nights!  The next one is on Burleigh Literacy night, February 29th, 2024, 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Where: Portillo’s located at 17685 W. Bluemound Rd, Brookfield 53005.

20% of sales will benefit the teams, at no cost to you! Order online or in app for pickup using code PORTILLOS44 before checkout in the “Apple Offer” field, or show this flyer or a digital version to cashier when ordering at the restaurant. Valid on drive thru, pickup, curbside, and in restaurant orders.  

Sign up for Lego Explore or Lego Challenges will start March 8th, 2024 - look for details in the Burleigh/PPMS newsletters.  Joining a team is highly competitive as spots are limited by materials and willing coaches!

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Thank you for your book donations!

We want to thank you for all of your book donations!  We were able to collect 38 boxes of books for the Next Door Foundation which contained approximately 1,100 books.  Way to go Burleigh!

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Lightening Bolts 1st Place!

FLL Team Lightning Bolts secured the first position in Robo Rumble, partnering with the team Nerds On A Mission (N.O.A.M). Robo Rumble is a post-season alliance style robot game organized by FLL Team Baksteen Valken and FRC #2826 Wave Robotics. The fifth annual Robo Rumble competition was held on Saturday, February 3, 2024 in Oshkosh . 

Lightning Bolts would also like to express our sincere gratitude to students, parents and school staff for supporting the LEGO drive to support underprivileged Schools in Milwaukee. Special thanks Ms. Kelly Szesterniak, Principal of Pilgrim Park Middle School, Mr. Christian Pleister, Principal of Burleigh Elementary, and office Staff for guiding the team in completing a very successful Lego drive. We are very excited to share that the LEGOs were donated to Barton Elementary and  Barbee Montessori School. The LEGO donations will certainly provide children from these schools with opportunities to expand their creativity and imagination.

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Kindness Tree

Look what our fabulous kids at Burleigh created during our Great Kindness Challenge Week.  Each heart is filled with special ways to be kind to one another which was a collaboration of buddy classes and student council.  Ask your student about their heart and remember to always be kind.

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District Spelling Bee

On Thursday, January 17th, 21 students from the five elementary schools, Pilgrim Park, and Wisconsin Hills participated in the District Spelling Bee.

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Lego League Challenge Teams

Congrats to our Burleigh/PPMS Lego League Challenge Teams who competed in the Waukesha Sectional on Saturday!

Team B.U.I.L.D. is sponsoring a Bowling Scavenger Hunt activity.  Travel to local bowling alleys, find our artistic bowling pins, and learn a little more about bowling and the arts!  For specifics on the scavenger hunt and the team: https://sites.google.com/view/build441992023-2024/bowling 

Team Alpha Geek is sponsoring an immersive Geocaching quest at Elm Grove Village park!  Use the free Geocaching App to go on the team's story quest where you can find and collect all seven pieces of a sword to turn the evil dragon Geopoxe good!  For more information visit the team's website https://sites.google.com/elmbrookstudents.org/team-alpha-geek.

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