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Barrett SOL Testing Schedule

APS is preparing to administer Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) testing to our elementary students in grades 3-5. State assessments measure the extent to which students have learned the content and skills reflected in state standards. SOL content areas tested for each grade level are as follows: Grade 3: Reading and Math Grade 4: Reading, […]

PTA BINGO Night and Silent Auction

Don’t forget!  This Friday (May 20)  is Bingo Night and the Silent Auction!  Join us in the school gym at 6:00 pm for some lively games of bingo and the chance to compete against your friends and neighbors for fun prizes.  Then go next door to the cafeteria to order yummy food and the opportunity […]

George Mason Road Closure

George Mason Rd. heading north will be closed for construction.  The road closure is from Park Dr. to Carlin Springs Rd. Please prepare for traffic to be backed up on George Mason. The red shows the closure and the yellow shows where traffic will be rerouted.  We will provide an update on when the road […]

Project Discovery Video

At the April 7 School Board meeting, Project Discovery was highlighted with visiting scientists.  Take a look!

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Students in 4th grade researched famous women and listed three facts.  Their final projects are in the library for all students and staff to view! On March 23, Roving Readers came to classrooms to read books about women.  Check out the pictures below! Great reading to delightful @BarrettAPS students for Nat’l Women’s History Month. History […]

Join us for Science Night!

Family Science Night, brought to us by the Children’s Science Center, is coming to Barrett!! If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out to Ashley Hollander. This will be an in-person event.  We will set up 12 hands-on activities for students and their families to move freely between at their leisure in the gym. […]

Thanks PTA!

Thank you to the PTA for supporting our author visit with Rajani LaRocca on March 10! Check out the pictures below!   Today we had a visit from @rajanilarocca. She read us her book, Bracelets for Bina’s Brothers, and taught us about patterns in colors, sounds, motions, and words! #KWBpride pic.twitter.com/DRXh1FV3Gp — Stacey Romero (@KWBromero) […]

In-School COVID Testing

Arlington Public Schools strongly encourages all students and staff to sign up for free weekly COVID testing as part of our overall pandemic strategy to keep each other safe. APS is providing the free testing in partnership with ResourcePath, a CLIA-licensed and College of American Pathologists accredited molecular diagnostics laboratory.

New Vendor for Weekly In-School COVID Testing

New Vendor for Weekly In-School COVID Testing: Over the past several weeks, APS has been working with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to address challenges with our current testing vendor, CIAN Diagnostics. VDH has advised that the best course of action for APS is to transition to a new VDH-approved provider, Aegis Solutions. Aegis […]