Friday, August 24, 2012
Barrington schools start next week. Are your children ready to eat lunches offered by Chartwells?
Barrington schools start next Monday, Aug. 27. Are your children set up with the school lunch program offered by Chartwells? Daily prices for lunch are $2.60 for elementary students and $2.85 for middle and high school students. The daily price for breakfast is $1.10. Or you can buy lunch weekly at $13 for elementary students and $14.25 for middle and high school students. There are several ways to pay. Option 1: You may prepay online using the MyNutrikids website. There is a link on the district’s website for you to set up an account. Option 2: Place monies in a sealed envelope with the child’s name, teacher’s name and amount enclosed clearly marked. Please indicate whether monies are for lunch or milk. Checks should be made payable to …
Get the bus schedules for every Barrington school right here.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Barrington schools open their doors for the 2012-2013 school year next Monday, Aug. 27. Many students will ride a bus to get to their schools. To see the bus schedule for each Barrington school, click on the PDFs. They include morning and afternoon transportation furnished by First Student. Or you can click here to see the schedules on the Barrington Public Schools website.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Five things principals, educators, PTO members, parents and students need to know.
The school year is approaching, and Barrington Patch will be there to cover all the big news for all of Barrington's schools. But we can’t do it without your help. To make sure you get the most out of Barrington Patch this school year, we invite you to get active in the news-gathering process. There are five things you can do to make sure your school and its students get all the coverage they deserve from Patch: You can also become a blogger and share your school's news directly with Patch readers on a regular basis.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Abundant Life Assembly of God church is collecting school supplies for families served by TAP-IN of Barrington.
Abundant Life church is stuffing a bus with school supplies for children of Barrington’s TAP-IN clients all over the East Bay – approximately 400 families. “Our goal is literally to stuff the bus with school supplies on Aug. 19,” said Jessica Rook of Barrington, who is spearheading the back-to-school campaign for the New Meadow Road church on the Barrington-Swansea line. Between today and Aug. 18, Rook said, the church is asking local people and businesses to donate supplies for kids who need some help. The church also has joined forces with TD Bank, which is giving out bags for the school supplies, and Ocean State Transit, which has parked a school bus in front of the church that will be stuffed on Sunday, Aug. 19, from 1 to 3 pm. “Some …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Tracey McGee, principal at Colt Andrews School in Bristol, is approved by the Barrington School Committee at a special meeting on Tuesday evening.
Hampden Meadows Elementary School in Barrington has a new principal. The School Committee approved the appointment of Tracey McGee in a special session Tuesday night, July 31, in the high school library. The appointment fills the third of five top administrative positions that opened up in Barrington this year. McGee was introduced by Superintendent Mike Messore as the new Hampden Meadows principal, a post that was filled for more than a dozen years by Arlene Miguel, who retired recently to take a position in Massachusetts. McGee plans to start at Hampden Meadows on Monday, Aug. 6. McGee comes to Barrington from Colt-Andrews Elementary School in Bristol, where she served as principal for the past four years. She has served in the Bristol-…
Do you remember your favorite lunch box? Today's kids have as many options as ever but nothing will take the place of the Partridge Family or Scooby-Doo.
Lunch boxes have changed in design and shape over the years, but the basic idea is the same. Along with space inside for a cold drink, sandwich and snack, the cover is devoted to a favorite cartoon, character, TV show or movie. That's why Justin Bieber and Darth Vader and Japanese cartoon characters are staring out at shoppers from the shelves of Target. And why many new lunch boxes will be popping up in Barrington schools in a few weeks. Back in the '70s, the lunch boxes were aluminum. In the '80s, they gave way to plastic. Vintage lunch boxes now are highly collectible. They are displayed as collections in people's homes, and sometimes they get their own art gallery shows. Do you remember a favorite lunch box? What was it? Have a picture…
Students return to the classroom on Aug. 27.
Barrington students go back to school in a few weeks -- on Monday, Aug. 27. Take a look at the school calendar, which includes all the dates you need to know. Look at the PDF above or click the Barrington Public Schools website and find the 2012-2013 School Calendar. Click on that link for the calendar.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The Barrington School Committee also names a new assistant principal at the high school on Wednesday evening.
Nayatt Elementary School has a new principal, and Barrington High School has a new assistant principal. The School Committee approved the two appointments in a special session Wednesday night in the air-conditioned high school library. The appointments fill two of the five top administrative positions that opened up in Barrington this year. Tracey Whitehead was introduced as the new Nayatt principal, a post that was filled last year by two interim administrators who each served for 90 school days. Whitehead comes to Barrington from Hopkins Hill Elementary School in Coventry, where she served as principal for three years. Edward Daft was introduced as the new assistant principal at the high school, replacing Lonnie Morris, who resigned …