You NEED to See This – and you don’t even need a Golden Ticket

Barrett Music Department along with Fourth and Fifth Grade Chorus are proud to present Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Kids! “Come with me And you’ll be In a world of pure imagination Take a look And you’ll see Into your imagination We’ll begin With a spin Traveling in The world of my creation What we’ll see […]

Willy Wonka Kids! – The Musical

Come see the new musical Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Kids!. Date: Thursday April 6th, 2017 Times: Afternoon Performance – 1:30   Evening Performance 7:00 Admission is Free  


Join us on Thursday, March 23 from 6:00-8:00 pm for our annual STEAM Night (Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics).  Come learn about electricity, ask questions in a NASA videoconference, build a robocraft, and lots more!  Explore the science experiment gallery of all of the interesting projects the students have done following the scientific process.   […]

Annual Elementary Art Show

  Over 30 Barrett students currently have artwork on display at the Arlington Education Center located on the first floor gallery at 1426 N. Quincy Street. The show features paintings, drawings, collage and printmaking from students in Pre-k through fifth grade. Stop by and see their amazing artwork, on display through March 14!   Cerca de […]

February 2017 – Message From The Principal

Dear Families, En espanol despues de ingles! We now have the third marking period in full swing with second quarter report cards are being sent home on February 23rd and conferences coming up on March 2nd and 3rd.  We look forward to seeing you in the building and discussing your student’s progress at that time. While […]

Read Across America Day/Week!

  Each year, schools across the country celebrate Read Across America Week during the first week of March. This week was chosen because of Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2. To commemorate the week, Barrett Elementary School is planning a week of special days. Join us in this fun celebration of reading by dressing according […]

Pan African Heritage Night

  Pan African Heritage Night is on Thursday, February 23rd from 6:30-8pm. Pan African Night celebrates African culture, African-American culture, Afro-Caribbean culture, and Afro-South American culture There will be great entertainment including a fashion show featuring some of our very own Barrett students, great music and dance performances, African art, delicious food, and the wonderful […]

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WHAT? Jump Rope for Heart is coming to Barrett Elementary! WHEN? During PE classes for the entire month of February! WHY? Cardiovascular exercise is extremely important in reducing obesity and heart health issues.  Barrett is teaming up with the American Heart Association to bring Jump Rope for Heart activities to our students. HOW? Students will […]