Friday, October 16th 2020
ALL BARRY FAMILIES
Character Strong - Family Dares
I am excited to challenge you all to participate in next week's dare: Quality Catch Up. Please see our video below explaining the dare and its importance. Also, please reach out to share experiences you are having with these family dares via phone call, email, or even video recording. I would love to highlight these things on Instagram and our newsletters.
Week 8 Family Dare - Quality Catch Up
Character Strong Student Recognition
The following students selected were:
Pirates ROCK Winners for September - PRIDE
Also selected, but not pictured are: Brody Garbelman, Saylor Lembke, Jack Hokanson, and Macie Garland.
PLC Early Release on Wednesday, October 21st
Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences - November 4th & 5th
Before signing up with the teachers you would like to meet with, please watch the video in the section below from our Instructional Coach, Mindy Wheeler. This will help tremendously in guiding you through the sign up process.
After watching the video, please sign up with the teachers you would like to meet with by clicking here. The links will also be sent out via your child's grade level newsletter.
Support Staff (ie. Reading Improvement, Special Services Teachers, EL, Counselors, Social Worker, and Administrators) will be invited to virtual conferences with the classroom teacher as needed/requested.
Title 1 Meeting Recording
Barry School Title 1 Home-School Compact
StuCo Pumpkin Carving Contest
Academic Lab (Repeat)
Academic Lab is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:50-4:00 p.m. An activity bus is available. If you are interested in learning more you can contact the school administration, counselor or child's classroom/homeroom teacher.
Please book mark this link and/or use the form embedded below.
5TH GRADE FAMILIES
MIDDLE SCHOOL FAMILIES (GRADES 6-8)
Return to Full In-Person - Declare by October 23
Please indicate if this information has changed your preferred learning scenario for your child, via the e-Form found on Parent Portal, linked here, by Friday, October 23, 2020. If we do not hear from you by October 23, we will plan for your child to attend full in-person learning.
If you need assistance, please contact us at 816-436-9623.
Remote Middle/HS Learner Picture Day
- Barry School from 11 am - 1 pm
- Platte City High School (south students) from 1-3 pm
Below is where we would like you to enter the gym for pictures. A Lifetouch representative should be able to open the south end gym door for you.
Northern Lights Pizza Night!
It is crucial that you use the code online and over the phone for Barry to get credit. The code is NLP20.
Have fun unleashing your inner artist with PTA Reflections! Choose one of six categories (Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, or Visual Arts) to express the theme "I Matter Because..."
Read the complete contest rules at: https://mopta.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/student-packet-template_reflections_20-21-1.docx
All submissions will be accepted electronically at https://tinyurl.com/y63m4zrx. Submit your entry online by October 31, 2020.
Questions? Email Heather Duncan, Reflections Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SOCIAL WORK SCOOP
Treasure Chest (Repeat)
The Treasure Chest is our school district resource center. It is a stocked pantry providing food, clothing, toiletries, and other household supplies. All items in the Treasure Chest are free to PCR-3 students and families who participate in the Free or Reduced School Lunch Program. The Treasure Chest is open for shopping every week of the calendar year on Wednesday evenings from 4pm-6pm. Families must register at the following link or call 816.858.7001 weekly so we can appropriately plan for resources. Once approved, families can drive through at the original Treasure Chest site (in the north parking lot of PCHS). Identification must be provided in order to receive food.
Register weekly here:
If you need to complete a new lunch application for the 2020/2021 school year, please follow this link: