Principal's Corner

What's going on at Barge-Lincoln Elementary?

January Updates at Barge-Lincoln Elementary!

The first semester (90 days long) is quickly coming to an end! This Tuesday, January 24, is our last day of the first semester. To keep you informed, your learner's teacher will send home the report card on Friday, February 3, 2023. Please be sure to check your child's backpack on February 3 to see the first semester benchmark grades. And, of course, if you have any questions, please reach out before or after school. The teachers would love to answer your questions and/or provide more in depth feedback.


You, as the family of our precious learners, are a team with our staff! Thank you for working with our school community to ensure we provide a learning environment that is positive, safe, and fun-loving. Our learners have a bright future and a supportive school that will ensure we are reaching and teaching every student, every day!


If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to your child's teacher first and if you need to continue the conversation, we can include the principal(s). Having a conversation with your child's teacher is the first and most important step, as they work with your learner for the majority of the day.

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As a friendly reminder, when we have a delayed start to school, the school doors open at 10:15am, with breakfast served from the opening until 10:40am. Lunch will occur at the same time. If students arrive before 10:15am, there is no supervision and families will be called to come and pick up your student.



PARENTS---Don't forget! Your student(s) need to come to school dressed for the cold and wintery weather. Winter jackets, gloves, and hats are encouraged from now until the weather begins to warm up in March. If you need assistance getting a winter jacket for yourself or your students, please let our office know. We are happy to ensure your family is warm! We are a blessed school community and have received multiple donations of winter clothing. Please ask us and we can help you!


Barge-Lincoln reinforces our three standards for learning and we'd love your assistance with reinforcing these at home, as well:


  1. Show Respect
  2. Make Good Decisions
  3. Solve problems


WE ARE BARGE!

~Mrs. Brennan

Principal

School Board Appreciation

The month of January is School Board Appreciation. Please join our Barge community in thanking a school board member with the Yakima School District, as they ensure our school district provides a top-of-the-line education to our learners.


Thank you and applause to:

*Norm Walker

*Martha Rice

*Raymond Navarro, Jr.

*Graciela Villanueva

*Ryan Becket



OUR BOBCATS COMMUNITY THANKS OUR SCHOOL BOARD FOR THEIR TIRELESS EFFORTS, ENERGY, AND PASSION FOR THE YAKIMA SCHOOLS!

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PTO Movie Night

Friday, Jan. 27th, 5-7pm

219 East I Street

Yakima, WA

Our Parent Teacher Organzation (PTO) will be hosting a family movie night on Friday, January 27th from 5-7pm. Please bring a blanket to sit on within our gym floor.


Snacks will be available for purchase.


We hope to see our Bobcats and families for our first family movie night this year!

Come join us...

Mid-Winter Break

Monday, Feb. 20th, 8:45am to Friday, Feb. 24th, 3:15pm

219 East I Street

Yakima, WA

There will be NO SCHOOL the week of February 20-24th due to a Mid-Winter Break.


School will resume on Monday, February 27th.

Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO)

Our PTO is looking to have more families involved in the planning of upcoming events and fundraisers to help our Barge-Lincoln community of learners.


Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 6-7pm.

Join the meeting virtually or in the school library.


Call Natalie Tinajero at 573-5251 if you'd like to help!

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Winter Spirit Week from December

Barge-Lincoln Bobcats are full of spirit and smiles. Check out the incredible video that Ms. Webb, our music teacher, created to celebrate our first spirit week of the year back in December.


WE ARE BARGE!

WE ARE THE BEST AROUND.

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