January 23, 2023- Eye of the Tiger Family Message

Dear Barrett Families:

Happy Lunar New Year to everyone who celebrates!  The Lunar New Year (aka Spring Festival) holiday is centered around removing the bad and old and welcoming good fortune and prosperity. Traditionally, people will light candles or oil lamps to look forward to good luck in the new year.  Each year has a corresponding animal to celebrate. This year is the year of the Rabbit!  This provides another opportunity for our community to honor those closest to us and reflect on how we hope to spend this year.

Barrett in Twitter:

Enjoy #KWBPride photos and videos of the Music Chorus concert, PTA Reflection Contest winners ceremony, Principal Appreciation Week, 4th Graders “Clap, Clap, Boom, 5th grade Science Sound Recycled Instrument project, Kindergarten students amazed by former Barrett student’s performance, 4th grade Carnival of Probability, Barrett Sustainability Club students work on Action Projects, former Barrett student volunteering at Barrett and Project Discovery

Dr. Duran’s Message:

Please see the most recent message from the Superintendent here and the Friday 5 message linked here.

Family Engagement Survey:

As we are hitting the halfway point to this year, please complete this short survey on our parent engagement to help us collect information on our partnership with you and inform plans going forward.

Volunteering at Barrett:  See this link for more information on volunteering with us.

Upcoming Events At A Glance
Date Time Event Details
January 27 End of 2nd Quarter
January 30 No School- Grade Prep DayAPS’ Kindergarten Information Night (Virtual)
February 8 Early Release- Professional Development for Staff


2nd 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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