Town Meeting: Our next Town Meeting is Tuesday, June 4 at 1:55. Class of the week is Mrs. Silva’s kindergarten class.
RULER Parent Information Night: RULER is an evidenced-based approach to Social and Emotional Learning developed at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Learn more about the work being done in Barrington for the Social and Emotional well-being of teachers and students. The parent event will take place on June 4, 2019, at 7:00 at the Barrington Middle School Library. More information may be found here.
Sowams Sings!: Our annual school-wide concert is scheduled for Thursday, June 13 at 10:45 in the morning. This is an outdoor event. In case of rain, the concert will be moved inside but it will be standing room only. Chairs will not be set up for anyone to sit in due to fire regulations.
Outdoor Day/Cookout: Our annual Outdoor Day is scheduled for Monday, June 17. Our students will take part in a lot of fun outdoor activities in the morning. Our cookout, which parents are invited to, will take place at 12:00-12:45 on this day as well. Order forms are being sent home today for those who wish to purchase food at the cookout. The order form may also be found here if you need to print it out. (You are welcome to bring your own food as well.) Volunteers are needed to help out with Outdoor Day. You should have received an email with a link where you can sign up to volunteer. Please remember, volunteers do need to have a background check on file with the district.
Author Visits: We have two authors visiting our school in June. On June 7, author Jean Taft will be here to visit with our kindergarteners and first graders. On June 14, author David Macaulay will be here to visit with our second and third graders. If you would like to have either author sign one of their books, information can be found here for Jean Taft and here for David Macaulay.
Book Swap: Want to find some books for your child to read during the summer? Mrs. Greene is having a book swap. Students can drop books off during the week of June 3 and then pick out “new to me” books the week of June 10. More information about this may be found here.
Other Bits of Information
Yearbooks: Extra yearbooks were ordered by the PTO so it may not be too late to purchase one. If you are interested in purchasing a year, please email Kristin Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barrington High School Parents Night Out: The class of 2022 is hosting a “Parents Night Out” on Friday evening, June 7 from 6:00-8:00 pm. During this time, a movie will be shown to students. There is a $5 per child fee (or $10 for a family of three or more).