A shout out to the admin team for working so hard each and every day to get the building fully staffed! We see your hard work and thank you for everything you do!
A shout out to our super amazing BT team for ALL that you do!! Thank you sooooooo very much !!!
A VERY special SHOUT OUT to the amazing and awesome Ms. Cicero! THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR ALLLLL THAT YOU DO!!!!! You are wonderful! Thank you for uplifting our staff and students each and every day!!! Burr is so very lucky to have YOU!!!
Thank you to Mr. Lajara and our BT team (Ms. Rivera, Mr. Mein, Mr. Dones and Ms. Colon) for showing care and concern to our neediest student population. We appreciate you!
Shout out to Ms. Ringuette for SOARing at the HPS Expo last weekend! You rock!
Hats off to Ms. Martinez, Ms. Ringuette, Ms. Rivera and Mr. Chavarria for the Perfect Attendance Breakfast this morning! It was wonderful!
Shout out to Mr. Rodriguez, Mr. Santiago and Ms. Ringuette for representing Burr at the district School Expo! Special shout to Ms. R for SOARing as our Burr Eagle Mascot!!
Thank you to Ms. Barrett and Ms. Misluck for always being the two wings upon which we fly! Thank you so very much for ALL of your hard work. We value and appreciate ALL of the amazing and wonderful things you do for Burr! You ladies ROCK! Thank you!
A HUGE shout out and a ginormous THANK YOU to Ms. Cicero - for helping, supporting, and assisting so many staff and students. Thank you for uplifting the Burr community each and every day!
A grateful shout out and note of appreciation to our AMAZING BT team for all you do. We appreciate the 4 of you! And .... Welcome back, Ms. Colon! You are awesome - and Burr is lucky to have you back in the building.
Welcome back, Mr. Nicholas Lajara! So many staff members are extremely grateful to have your positive energy back in the building. We appreciate you!
HAPPY NEW YEAR, BURR!! May 2024 grant all of us several opportunities to soar 🙂 Wishing everyone a wonderful, peaceful, and productive second half of the school year.
Mr. Rodriguez is the best! He is always willing to translate for me!! I really appreciate it!


A BIG thank you to the village staff for coming on the field trip with the 8th graders! We appreciate you!! Ms. G
Shout out to Mr. Chavarria and Ms. Lewis for a very successful High School assembly! Our 8th graders enjoyed it and are now more informed.
Ms. Barrett, Ms. Colon and Ms. Misluck,

Thank you for helping us organize a very successful and fun whole school field trip! You guys are awesome!
I want to shout out Mr. Rodriguez for ALWAYS willing to translate when I need it even when it is a last minute request!!!
Thank you to all the wonderful Burr staff for welcoming me with open arms. It has been such a positive start!
THANK YOU MS. BLAIS for coaching our volleyball on Thursday and getting a win for our Eagles!!
Thank you to Mr. Rodriguez for always stepping up and supporting! I appreciate your constant help. From, Mrs. Martinez
From Ms. Lewis:
A special thank-you to Mrs. Misluck for allowing the students to work on NAVIANCE during Intervention and for her assistance. I would also like to thank Ms. Colon, Mr. Santos, Ms. Barrett, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Kovaci, and Mr. Rivera for their assistance.
A huge shoutout to Ms. Barrett and Ms. Misluck for the constantly wonderful ENN News!
Shoutout to TESOL for collaboratively working to get ML students' testing complete and to working to provide resources and PL opportunities in the future for all staff!
Thank you to Mrs. Perreria for always making sure I am connected even when not in the building physically!! You are very much appreciated!
Ms. Rivera rocks!! Helpful, thoughtful, student-centered.
Shout out to our Burr Community for a GREAT first week of school! Let's SOAR!
Thank you to Daly for all your help and supplies needed to start my year off. I greatly appreciate you.
Thank you to our instructional leadership team (Mrs. Misluck, Mrs. Townsend, Ms. Gauruder, Mrs. West-Herzog, Ms. Barrett, Mrs. Eller, and Mr. Santiago) for their guidance, vision, and dedication in shaping Burr Middle School and propelling us toward success for the 2023-2024 school year!
Shoutout to the summer work team! Ms. Ringuette, Mr. Rodriguez, Mr. Dones, Mr. Mein, Mrs. Rivera, Ms. Daly, Mr. Alex, Mr. Beech, Mr. Bryan, Ms. Kabuko, Ms. Maria, and Mrs. Eller worked extra hard to get Burr ready for the 2023-2024 school year!
A HUGE 'Thank You' to Ms. Garay and staff for bringing the YOU UPLIFT Kindness Wall to Burr Middle School!
Go BMS!
Yes! There are no Sign-Ups and no Log-Ins required in order to participate, as we collect no data or information of any kind. The platform is currently being used by large and small school systems throughout the country in almost all 50 states, and it has passed 100% of all school privacy regulations to date.
Yes! You can have all messages sent to as many faculty email inboxes as you’d like for Approval, and we can change or add to this list at any time.
Yes! Many of our schools do this, because if your students take to it – then the messages can begin to overflow your school email inbox at times. Not only will a separate gmail account prevent this from happening, but you can also make it accessible to all faculty members if you choose to.
You can choose one of three ways to display your messages onto a facility TV monitor.
  1. HDMI CORD – Some schools will access their Kindness eWall on a laptop and run an HDMI cord to their TV monitor.
  2. CAST – Some schools will access their Kindness eWall via a tablet or device and will cast it to their TV monitor via a Chromecast or Apple TV device.
  3. SMART TV WITH INTERNET BROWSER – If your Smart TV has an Internet Browser (Samsungs), then you can place your Kindness eWall link in the browser and it will run from there.
Yes! You can edit the text of any message before Approving it. In addition, if you’d like to keep a message but would like to remove an included image… or if you’d like to keep an image and remove the text, then you can do this before Approving the message. Your Rotating Display will only display exactly what you choose to make visible.
You will have a back office ADMIN PANEL that will allow you to delete, edit, and approve messages (individually or in bulk).
You will have a back office ADMIN PANEL that will allow you to customize your colors, logo, title, and font size.
Upon your request, we can replace your current Anonymous Submission Form with a Form from your school’s email system (ex. Google Form). This makes messages come to you with the author’s email address included, and you simply COPY/PASTE the message onto your INSTANT POST Page in order to make it live.

(Note: Because messages are submitted through your school’s email system, the Character eWall collects no data or information – making it fall within all school privacy regulations.)
We can provide your Tech Team with a simple line of code that will allow them to embed your Rotating Display of Approved Messages onto your school website, so that they are visibly scrolling whenever anyone comes to your site.
The system is set to display the 100 most recently Approved messages, as older messages start falling out of the rotation in order to make room for the newer messages. However, we can increase or decrease this number to be whatever you’d like it to be.
Your subscription includes an unlimited number of messages and an unlimited number of displays for everyone in your school for the entire length of your subscription.
Yes and No. Your Character Wall is a web app, but it is not located in an App store. However, this link shows you how you can easily turn your Kindness Wall into an app for any android or apple device: Phone Web App Instructions
Phone App Install Feature
Currently, YouUplift does not have an app located in the App Store. However, the following link provides simple instructions on how to easily turn your Kindness eWall into a homepage app for any mobile device: Phone App Install Instructions
(Great tech assignment for students!)
Website Embed Feature
This feature provides your Tech Team with a simple line of code that would allow you to embed your Rotating Display of Positive Messages into your school website, so that visitors can instantly see your messages.
Social Media Share Feature
This feature places Social Media Share Buttons on your entire Kindness e-Wall webpage or just on your Rotating Display only – whichever you prefer.
Yes! There are no Sign-Ups and no Log-Ins required in order to participate, as we collect no data or information of any kind. The platform is currently being used by large and small school systems throughout the country in almost all 50 states, and it has passed 100% of all school privacy regulations to date.
Yes! You can have all messages sent to as many faculty email inboxes as you’d like for Approval, and we can change or add to this list at any time.
Yes! Many of our schools do this, because if your students take to it – then the messages can begin to overflow your school email inbox at times. Not only will a separate gmail account prevent this from happening, but you can also make it accessible to all faculty members if you choose to.
You can choose one of three ways to display your messages onto a facility TV monitor.
  1. HDMI CORD – Some schools will access their Kindness eWall on a laptop and run an HDMI cord to their TV monitor.
  2. CAST – Some schools will access their Kindness eWall via a tablet or device and will cast it to their TV monitor via a Chromecast or Apple TV device.
  3. SMART TV WITH INTERNET BROWSER – If your Smart TV has an Internet Browser (Samsungs), then you can place your Kindness eWall link in the browser and it will run from there.
Yes! You can edit the text of any message before Approving it. In addition, if you’d like to keep a message but would like to remove an included image… or if you’d like to keep an image and remove the text, then you can do this before Approving the message. Your Rotating Display will only display exactly what you choose to make visible.
You will have a back office ADMIN PANEL that will allow you to delete, edit, and approve messages (individually or in bulk).
You will have a back office ADMIN PANEL that will allow you to customize your colors, logo, title, and font size.
In it’s default setting, your school’s Kindness eWall uses an Anonymous Submission Form in order to comply with all school privacy regulations. Therefore, though you will be able to APPROVE all submitted content before it becomes visible, you will not know who the author of the message is.

HOWEVER, upon your request, we can include a SUBMISSION FORM LOGIN which would require users to enter their email / password in order to submit a message. This would allow you to APPROVE all submitted content before it becomes visible and will also provide you with the email address of each message’s author (whether you Approve it or not).
We can provide your Tech Team with a simple line of code that will allow them to embed your Rotating Display of Approved Messages onto your school website, so that they are visibly scrolling whenever anyone comes to your site.
The system is set to display the 100 most recently Approved messages, as older messages start falling out of the rotation in order to make room for the newer messages. However, we can increase or decrease this number to be whatever you’d like it to be.
Your subscription includes an unlimited number of messages and an unlimited number of displays for everyone in your school for the entire length of your subscription.
Yes and No. Your Kindness Wall is a web app, but it is not located in an App store. However, this link shows you how you can easily turn your Kindness Wall into an app for any android or apple device: Phone Web App Instructions