Month: October 2022

October 31, 2022- Eye of the Tiger Family Message

Dear Barrett Families: Happy Halloween weekend to those that participate and celebrate! This week, we are celebrating Bullying Prevention with our first Spirit Week for this school year! Please see below for the Spirit Week schedule! APS Calendar: APS is seeking your input about the calendar for next school year – please click here to […]

October 24, 2022- Eye of the Tiger Family Message

Dear Barrett Families: We hope you enjoyed the beautiful Fall weekend! Please remember that schools and offices are closed on Monday 10/24 in observance of Diwali.  Diwali (also called Divali or Deepavali) is a “festival of lights” that celebrates the triumph of light over dark and good over evil, and the blessings of victory, freedom, […]

Barrett Book Fair Oct 31 – Nov 4

Mark your calendars! The Barrett Book Fair sponsored by Pajama Mama and R.E.A.D will be October 31 – November 4, 2022. Visit the Barrett library after school each day from 4-6PM. Family Shopping Night is Thursday November 3 from 5-7:30PM Shopping closes Friday November 4th at 5PM The Barrett Book Fair website will go live […]

Share Your Creations for the 2023 MLK Arts Contest!

2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary & Visual Arts Contest submission deadline is Friday Nov. 18, 2022. For more information visit https://www.apsva.us/mlk-contest/

October 17, 2022- Eye of the Tiger Family Message

Dear Barrett Families: We hope you enjoyed the beautiful Fall weather this weekend! This is another short week with an early release on Thursday for Parent Teacher Conferences. We hope you enjoy spending time with your child’s teacher learning about their progress in school! Barrett in Twitter This Week: This week in #KWBPride! Photos of […]

October 10, 2022- Eye of the Tiger Family Message

Dear Barrett Families: Please see the information below to help you get ready for this week! Annual Online Verification Process (AOVP) : The Annual Online Verification Process is underway! It is an opportunity for families to review and update vital student, parent, and emergency contact information. It also contains important policies and authorizations. Families must […]

Hispanic Heritage Night!

Everyone is invited to our first ever talent show centered around Hispanic Heritage Month this Wednesday, October 12 in the library from 6 pm -7 pm. Students from various grade levels and cultural backgrounds have been busy practicing and mastering their abilities and are in need of an audience to watch them perform. If talent […]

Custodian Appreciation Day / Week

We appreciate our custodians who have contributed to the Barrett community for many years! Thank you to Moises Herrera, Blanca Castillo, Jose Vasquez Chicas and Rodolfo Rivas! To see more photos of the team in action, visit the Arlington Public Schools website.

October 3, 2022- Eye of the Tiger Family Message

Dear Barrett Families: I hope you stayed dry and warm this weekend!  This week, we enjoy another 4 day week to observe Yom Kippur. Regardless of whether you observe Yom Kippur or not, this holiday is a great reminder of the importance of  reflection and making the space for it to process experiences, celebrate successes, […]