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National Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988.

Barrett Staff Gives You #PermissionToDance

Song: Permission to Dance Performed by: BTS Edited by Mrs. Thiel Dance Videos by the staff and students of Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is […]

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 2 marks National Ice Cream Sandwich Day. Check out this quick video about why ice cream sandwiches don’t necessarily melt the same way other ice creams melt. If you need help logging in, see this page for instructions.  It is also National Coloring Book Day. Did you know Discovery Education also has coloring book […]

The Olympics

The Olympics are starting in Japan. The Olympics are starting this week in Japan. Do you know how to say any words in Japanese? Previously, we posted how to log into Discovery Education using your student username and password. After you are signed in, click this link to learn some basic Japanese words with Hiro […]

Video Streaming Service for Students and Families

  Did you know that every Arlington Public Schools student has access to one of the best streaming services around for educational programming? If your child attends school in Arlington, your family has access to Discovery Experience! Take a look at this preview (the preview is for teachers, but there is a lot for kids […]

Free Up Space on Your iPad

As the school year continues, your device can fill up with photos and videos you no longer need. When your storage fills up your iPad can slow down or cause problems with apps working the way you expect. We’ve added the following tutorial to the Barrett Tech Help site. You can find more troubleshooting help […]

It’s Spring! Let’s Brighten up Our Canvas Dashboards

Canvas covers everyone’s dashboard up with Color Overlay. It can make your dashboard look like a foggy day. With only a few steps you can remove the color overlay and brighten up your dashboard. Learn how to do this in the tutorial below.   Canvas Dashboards have a color overlay. You can remove the overlay […]

Upcoming events View All »

25 Monday, Oct 25, 2021

Middle School Information Night (Virtual)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

27 Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021

Early Release

28 Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

School Board Meeting

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

01 Monday, Nov 1, 2021

End of 1st Quarter

01 Monday, Nov 1, 2021

School Board Open Office Hours with David Priddy

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

04 Thursday, Nov 4, 2021

Holiday – Diwali


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