BTNet Listserv

BTNet Listserv

BTNet is an e-mail listserv sponsored by the Burning Tree PTA. The Burning Tree community is connected by this e-mail network, which disseminates information among parents and staff. The purpose of this network is to provide up-to-date information relating to PTA business, school affairs, or educational advocacy issues. Typical content appropriate for BTNet would be school announcements, reminders of PTA events and meetings, and requests for volunteers.

You must have a child enrolled at Burning Tree or be a staff member to subscribe.BTNet is not intended for exchange among students, and students may not use the network. Messages sent to BTNet will be posted within 24 hours. Individuals sending e-mails outside the stated use of BTNet will be contacted by the moderators with a request to find an alternate means to distribute the information.

Subscribing to and Using BTNet:

To sign up for BTNet, send an email to, noting your child(ren)’s information to verify you are a member of our community. Alternatively you can subscribe to BTNet by contacting our BTNet Administrator, Lauren Robin, at

To unsubscribe from BTNet, send a message to PLEASE NOTE: Inclusion of your e-mail address in the Directory does NOT automatically subscribe you to the BTNet list.

BTNet Community Update

Please note that there is a Burning Tree Community Update published each week on BTNet for providing information on topics that are NOT appropriate for BTNet; such as tutors, child care, community performances, vacancies on sports teams, lost items, etc. Please email Maliha Ilias at to post an announcement on the Community Update.

General Guidelines for using BTNet:

  • To send an e-mail to the entire list, address it to Please note that only subscribers may send a message to the list. In addition, if your message to the list originates from an e-mail address that is different from the address under which you originally subscribed, your message will be rejected. 
  • Please identify yourself and your subject in any e-mail you send within the community. 
  • Please limit your reply to "sender" ONLY when responding to an individual who originated a message. Please do not hit “reply all” as BTNet is NOT a forum for group conversation. Most replies are best directed to a particular individual such as the chair of a committee who is recruiting volunteers. Our list is set to reply to the individual sender if you select the "reply" option. 
  • BTNET is not a forum for "discussing" specific parents, students or staff members. Personal attacks, hostile remarks, and foul language are not appropriate and are not permitted on the network. Also, MCCPTA Bylaws require that messages not relate to the endorsement of or opposition to any specific candidate for public office. The system will be monitored to ensure its proper use. Anyone who does not adhere to these guidelines will be deleted as a subscriber.