CPS Calendar Changes
Due to weather related closings, the following student attendance days have been added:
Friday, January 30th - Additional Student Attendance Day
Wednesday, June 17th - Additional Student Attendance Day
Basketball @Barnard - 1/15
5/6 - 5:00 pm; 7/8 - 6:00 pm
PTO Jean Day Friday, 1/16 - $1
The PTO will be sponsoring a Jean Day on Friday, January 16th. Donation is $1 to wear jeans. Students are reminded that they are to refrain from wearing ripped jeans or jeggings or skin tight jeans. Jeans must also fit at the waist and belts worn with jeans that do not stay at the waist.
PTO Meeting Weds. 1/21
The PTO will meet on Wednesday, January 21st at 8:30 am. Please attend and get involved! The Box Tops for Education fundraiser will be discussed. Click here for a flier.
NWEA Testing Window Now Open
News and Announcements
Take Our Community Schools Survey!
In an effort to provide the most comprehensive programming necessary for our community, please take a few minutes to complete our survey to help us shape our programming. Access the survey by clicking here.
Science Fair Judges Needed!
We are looking for 3 parents with some experience in science for the area wide science fair on January 30th. Please contact Ms. Kazanecki if you're interested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent Reminder: No Boots!
Parents, please help us keep our students in uniform! Students may wear boots to school on cold winter days, but must bring their school shoes with them and change. Please make sure your student is prepared with a change of shoes. Thank you! For more information, you can access the school uniform policy here.
Community Schools Advisory Board Members Sought
We are seeking interested community and staff members as well as families who may be interested in serving on our Community Schools Advisory Board. Please contact Mrs. Burns at email@example.com if you are interested.
CPS Launches CPSConnects! Start Now!
CPS Connects is one component of CPS’s personalized learning initiative, P.L.A.Y (Personalized Learning Advancing Youth). In conjunction with The Chicago City of Learning (CCOL), CPS is launching CPS Connects which provides students free virtual learning opportunities as well as live activities outside of his/her school and neighborhood. Click here to access the CPSConnects website.
Barnard Awarded $400,000 CSI Grant!
We are pleased to announce that Barnard has received a $400,000 4-year grant to expand our programming to include more enrichment and community education ....(more)
Barnard Receives School Quality Rating
The new school ratings per the CPS School Quality Rating Policy (SQRP) were released this past Wednesday...(more)
Barnard Receives $10,000 Arts Grant
Barnard has been awarded the $10,000 Creative Schools Grant. This grant provides for funding of arts partnerships.....(more)
Shop at Target and Barnard Benefits at No Cost to You!
Target will contribute 1% of all your purchases to Barnard to be used for much needed supplies, books, technology and programs. If you already have a Target Credit Card, Visa or Debit Card, you can easily designate Barnard as your school by clicking here or by calling their customer service at 1-800-312-6142. It's completely FREE
and everyone, including you and your Barnard student, wins!