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SEL Theme – February

Our new monthly theme is kindness.  Mark your calendars for February 17th, Random Acts of Kindness. Monday February 14, 2022 A Little Spot of Love Day! Wear Pink or Red Act of Kindness: Invite others to play. Include everyone day!·         Create Caring Cards for teachers and staff Book: A Little Spot of Love Tuesday February 15, 2022 […]

Asymptomatic Testing Schedule Change

Our new testing day and time is on Thursdays from 8:00 AM- 10:00 AM.  The testing location will be near the main door. Due to the change in time, we are asking all families that enrolled in the weekly testing to have their child get tested  prior to entering the building in the morning. NEW […]

Winter Break Reading

Below is a list of free resources that offer books and other reading online.  Also, explore eBooks in MackinVIA!

Lunch Plan at Barrett

APS is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our staff and students throughout the entire school day. This includes during lunch, when students will not be able to wear masks while actively eating or drinking. We have developed a plan to protect student health and safety during meals, in accordance with CDC and VDH guidelines for schools.

Health & Safety Information

To ensure a safe start to the school year, layered prevention strategies will be in place in all schools, including wearing a mask while indoors. APS encourages everyone to get vaccinated when eligible. APS will continue to review and adjust our policies in accordance with guidance from the CDC, VDH and VDOE.

How to Wear A Face Mask

Our favorite family blog, The Kid Should See This recently shared this video on How to Wear a Mask. As we prepare to return to school on August 30th, we hope you watch this with your children. The Kid Should See This also included other helpful links in their post and we encouraged you to […]

A Message to our Students and Families From Mrs. Han

Dear K.W. Barrett Elementary School Students and Families, It is with great excitement that I write this letter of introduction to you as the new Principal of Barrett Elementary School. I feel very fortunate to be returning to the Barrett school community to support students and families as the instructional leader. I am honored to […]