February 27, 2023- Eye of the Tiger Family Message

Dear Barrett Families:

This is Parent Teacher Conference week! Please make sure you have signed up to schedule your conference and learn about your child’s progress at school. Additionally, it is School Social Work week!  Please join me in celebrating our School Social Worker, Ms. Wendy Cornejo, for all the ways she supports our students.

Barrett in Twitter: Check out Barrett #KWBPride photos and videos from Barrett classrooms!

Dr. Duran’s Message: Please see the most recent message from the Superintendent here and the Friday 5 message linked here.

Gifted Services Referral Season is HERE! Classroom teachers, school personnel, parents/guardians, and community leaders may refer students for gifted services by April 1 for the 2023-24 school year. A referral form must be filled out and returned to the Resource Teacher for the Gifted. Referral forms and more information about the gifted program in APS can be found on the gifted services page on the Barrett website found here: feel free to contact Erin VerWest,, with any questions.

Math Workshop Parent Workshop: Curious about your child’s experiences during Math Workshop?  Curious about the math strategies your child shares with you at home?  Please join Barrett’s Math Coaches for breakfast and an opportunity to engage in a Math Workshop.  If attending, please register using this form by March 3rd to help us prepare materials and ensure we have enough food for all attendees.

When?   Friday, March 17th from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Where?  Lubber Run Community Center, Oak Room

300 N. Park Dr. Arlington, VA

Volunteering Opportunities at Barrett: See this link for more information on completing the volunteering process with us. All volunteers will need to sign in at the front office and wear a visitor sticker throughout their visit with us. Please ensure you have completed the volunteer application prior to volunteering with us.

Upcoming Events At A Glance
Date Time Event Details
March 2 1:30 PM Early Release Day : Parent Teacher Conferences
March 3 No School for Students Parent Teacher Conferences
March 15 1:30 PM Early Release Day: Professional Learning Day
April 3-7 NA Spring Break

3rd  Quarter Grade Level Newsletters

Click on the link for your child’s grade level newsletter. This year, newsletters will be linked to the principal’s message. Please reach out to your child’s teacher to request a printed copy if you’d prefer a hard copy.

Pre-K Montessori Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade


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