October 31, 2022- Eye of the Tiger Family Message

Dear Barrett Families:

Happy Halloween weekend to those that participate and celebrate! This week, we are celebrating Bullying Prevention with our first Spirit Week for this school year! Please see below for the Spirit Week schedule!

APS Calendar: APS is seeking your input about the calendar for next school year – please click here to find out more.

Barrett in Twitter: This week in #KWBPride! Photos of staff and students at the Outdoor Lab, a former Barrett student who is in college studying to be a biology teacher, students exploring weather tools, a shoutout from NASA Science Mission Directorate plus Music and Project Discovery https://twitter.com/search?q=%23kwbpride&f=live

Barrett Book Fair:  Mark your calendars for the KW Barrett Book Fair, with Pajama Mama & R.E.A.D.!  After school from October 31 – November 4, the book fair will be open from 4:00-6:00 PM every day in the library, with a special extended Family Shopping Night (4:00-8:00 PM) on November 3.

Bullying Prevention Spirit Week:  Please see the schedule below.

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Halloween Parade and Festivities– Monday, October 31, 2022

Thank you to all of our parent volunteers for reaching out and helping our students cross the street. Please refer to the School talk message for our parade route, timing of the event, and meeting location. We invite families to join us for the parade! We are aware that rain is forecasted in the weather for tomorrow. In the event of rain or other inclement weather, we will send a School talk message with an update on the status of the parade.

Final reminders for Monday:

  • Please  ensure that your child’s costume is easy to wear independently since we will not have the space and/or staffing to help students change.
  • Please leave accessories at home. If the parent wishes to participate in the parade with us, you can bring accessories and hand off to the student along the parade route and collect once we have returned to school.
  • All students will re- enter the building with us after the parade and follow the same dismissal procedures. We will not dismiss students from the parade to ensure that we have accounted for all of our students after the parade.

Playground Demolition Update: We are awaiting final confirmation from Lubber Run Community Center on their availability to host our students for recess. While we wait, we will be remaining on Barrett grounds for recess. We are seeking additional parent volunteers to support supervision during recess. We will share a sign up link via Schooltalk this week for interested parents.

Volunteering at BarrettSee this link for more information on volunteering with us.

Upcoming Events At A Glance
Date Time Event Details
Oct 26- Nov. 2 AM 3rd Grade Goes Swimming
October 31 2:40-3:20 PM Halloween Parade
Oct. 31- Nov 4 Book Fair
November 1 7:00-8:30 PM PTA Meeting
November 7 End of 1st Quarter
November 8 No School No School for Students: Grade Prep Day
November 11 No School Holiday: Veteran’s Day

Quarterly 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 
Additional Links
Dr. Duran’s Message

Principal’s Eye of the Tiger Message October 3

Principal’s Eye of the Tiger Message October 10

Principal’s Eye of the Tiger Message October 17

Principal’s Eye of the Tiger Message October 24