Barrett Appreciates Our School Counselor Mrs. Catromiller!

APS Celebrates our School Counselors:  during National School Counseling Week Feb. 6-10 2023. Barrett appreciates our school counselor Mrs. Castromiller The theme of this year’s week is “School Counselors: Helping Students Dream Big.” Whatever you need to be successful at school – whether that’s learning how to stay motivated to complete your work, […]

Barrett and APS Celebrate Black History Month

For information about Black History Month in Arlington Pubic Schools, please visit Barrett Rover Readers are here for Black History Month! Black History Month has arrived, and we are thrilled to share with you that we will be holding another one of our roving reader events this month. Roving reader events are form an […]

Learn about Kindergarten and PreK Programs

The Kindergarten online presentation, which goes live January 30, 2023, will include: How to prepare for Kindergarten and register online or in person Option schools available to all students and how to apply Extended Day Program and how to register for fall 2023 Students entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or by September […]

Virginia Principal Appreciation Week!

We appreciate our fabulous Barrett Principal, Catherine Han! Please take a moment this week to let Ms. Han know how much you appreciate all she does for our Barrett community. Enjoy photos of Ms. Han and the other Arlington Public Schools Principals on the district website  

Barrett Invited to APS Hour of Code on Dec. 8 at Kenmore

APS 2022 Hour of Code- Let’s Code Activities and Door Prizes! Free In-Person Event at Kenmore Middle School NO pre-registration required Thursday December 8, 2022 from 6:00p.m.-7:30p.m. Pk-12 APS: Let’s Code Flyer #APScodes2022 For more information visit the APS Computer Science Education Week website

Barrett Celebrates Our School Psychologist Katie Hyder

We appreciate our Barrett school psychologist Katie Hyder during National School Psychology Week Nov. 7-11, with the theme Together We Shine. At APS, school psychologists bring high levels of expertise in supporting the holistic needs of students, individualized to each specific context and situation. They support school teams in problem-solving learning challenges, behaviors, or social-emotional needs. […]

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