BIS Trojan Fund

We are asking for $150 per student from 100% of the community from now until our Trojan Fall Fundraiser Event in early October.


Dear Rising Trojans,


We hope all is well and that everyone had a relaxing Spring Break.  We just wanted to remind you that BIS Student Leadership will be hosting one final Student Tour after school on Wednesday, April 12th from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m..  Please remember that Parents are asked to stay on campus while students are off with their student guides.  


Student Tours Sign Up:

Here is the link to sign up . Please mark one slot per person attending. 


We also wanted to share with you the BIS Administration and Counselors Orientation recording from Monday, March 13th.



  • New Student Orientation: Please mark your calendar for Friday, August 18th at 9:00am for BIS Welcome Day. BIS administrators and 8th grade student leaders will host a new student orientation. Students will receive their schedules, take their school photos and participate in team building activities.
  • Parent Orientation will be held at the same time as our Welcome Day on August 18t.
  • First Day Of School Arrival:  The first day of school of the BSD 2023-24 academic year is August 24th at 8:35 a.m. for an 8:40 a.m. start time.  Students should be in their chair and ready to learn..
  • 6th Grade Save the Date:  Sunday,  August 27th is the 6th Grade Meet and Greet Picnic at Ray Park (Stay tuned for more information) 
  • All BIS PTA communications will run through Membership ToolKit.  At the start of the 2023-24 school year, you will be added to the BIS PTA Membership Toolkit site and receive an email invite to join the platform.  Please note that your login credentials will be the same as your elementary school credentials and “Burlingame Intermediate PTA” will be a site option on your Membership Toolkit home page.  If you still have an elementary school student next school year, the elementary school site will also be listed.  This format will allow you to move back and forth between platforms at your leisure.  PTA Newsletter and Communications are an excellent way to stay informed on BIS events and school-related opportunities for your child(ren) so please make sure your contact information is current.
  • Still have questions:  Check out our  BIS PTA Helpful Hints section for more information.   

We look forward to the new year and new adventures.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions





Incoming 6th Grade Families Events


Dear Incoming 6th Grade Families,

As the transition to 6th grade grows ever shorter, we know it might be an anxious time for your child… and you! BIS wants to offer you and your child an opportunity to ease some anxieties, and we have expanded our offer of informational events and student-led tours to help.

Parent Campus Tours:

There is still time to join us for parent tours at Burlingame Intermediate School (BIS). These tours will give incoming parents/guardians (adult event only, please no children) a chance to walk a 6th grade class schedule.  


Parent Campus Day Tours Please Sign Up:

Here is the link to the sign up form. Please mark one slot per person attending.


We have added an evening tour for those parents that were not able to attend our day tours. 

Parent Night Campus Tour Please Sign UP: 

Here is the link to the sign up form. Please mark one slot per person attending.


Student Campus Tours:

Student Leadership will also be hosting Student Tours after school starting Next Wednesday Feb 15th at 4 to 5.  We are limiting the numbers to 50 per day so we don’t overwhelm our Student Tour Guides.   Parents are asked to stay on campus while students are off with their student guide.  This is a list of all scheduled Student Tours.


Wed. February 15 at 4 to 5.

Tues. Feb. 28 at 3 to 4

March 1at 4 to 5

March 2  at 4 to 5   

March 6th start 4 to 5

March 7 at 3 to 4


Student Tours Sign Up:

Here is the link to the sign up form. Please mark one slot per person attending.

We will be adding more dates after Spring Break if needed.


Incoming BIS Parent Panel (Hybrid) - What I Wish I Knew About BIS- (For all grade level new incoming Parents)

On March 1pm at 7 to 8, we will be hosting a hybrid Parent Panel for incoming.  Please join our Seasoned BIS parents panel to hear about their transition to middle school.  You will also have an opportunity to ask questions. To help our seasoned BIS parents on the Parent Panel best cover questions please submit your questions here before Monday February 27.

We invite Parents to join Our Parent Panel  talk in person in the Multimedia Center at 7; if you unable to come in person please joining us via Zoom 

Topic: Incoming 6th Grade Parent Panel

Time: Mar 1, 2023 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 838 6177 0530

Passcode: 948185


Hope to see you all there. And we very much look forward to greeting you and your child(ren) at BIS in the fall. It is a wonderful community and we warmly welcome you! 

Please reach out if you have any questions


On behalf of our BIS PTA team,

Ingrid Gauthier and Birte Scholz

BIS PTA President and VP





Additional sizes can be ordered, but due to minimum order requirements, could be delayed up to 30 days. 

Once ready for pick up, you will notified and charged, so PLEASE order carefully. THANK YOU!


To become a volunteer in the Burlingame School District, you need to complete the following steps:

1. Fingerprint Clearance (available at the UPS Store or a mobile service when offered by the PTA)
  • Fingerprints are good for your entire time with a school district so if you have had them from your child's elementary school, you're all set!
2. TB Test (available  at CVS, clinic or health care provider) or TB Risk Assessment
  • TB tests need to be administered within 60 days of submitting your volunteer requirements; or
  • Risk assessment *must* be administered and signed by your health care provider and may *not* be self-administered 
Please email all documents to Once you are cleared as a volunteer, Alison will contact the site principal.
Thank you for helping us out!



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