๐Ÿ‹ BMS WINS WYLAND FOUNDATION NATIONAL MURAL COMPETITION: This month, a mural designed by Barrington Middle School eighth graders won first place in the middle school division of the Wyland Foundation's National Art and Classroom Mural Challenge! The Art Challenge is one of the top environmental art competitions for youth. This year's theme is environmental and water conservation, a topic that hits home for Rhode Islanders. Barrington Middle School's winning mural highlights the important message of whale conservation and protection. Working together on this mural challenged students to be collaborative, flexible, and creative. Congratulations, BMS artists and Mrs. Anderson! ๐ŸŽจ Some photos were taken by Richard Dionne, Jr. for East Bay Media.
1 day ago, Barrington Public Schools
students stand in front of mural with wind turbines and whales
๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ€QUARTERFINALS GAMES DEDICATED TO MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: It was a quarterfinals double header for Barrington High School's varsity basketball teams last night and the Birdcage came out in full force to support! Last night's games were dedicated to Morgan's Message, a student organization that strives to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health within the student-athlete community. Congratulations to both teams on their impressive records this season! Following their win last night, the girls basketball team will face La Salle Academy in a Division I play off game on Sunday, March 3. The boys basketball team ended their regular season 21-2 and will play in the Open Tournament in March.
1 day ago, Barrington Public Schools
basketball players hold sign before game
๐Ÿฎ HMS LANGUAGE CLUB BUILDS CULTURAL CONFIDENCE: Language Club is helping Hampden Meadows Elementary School students develop cultural competence through family and community involvement! Before February break, students had the opportunity to hear from parent guest speakers about their experiences learning English. They also learned more about the Lunar New Year and participated in a lantern-making activity! ๐Ÿงง
2 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
students make paper lanterns
๐ŸŽ’ CELEBRATING CTE MONTH: Did you know that February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month? CTE provides students with opportunities to explore different career fields of interest while earning industry-specific credentials and prepares students for the world of work by introducing them to workplace competencies in a real-world, applied context. Barrington High School offers certification and experiential pathways for students to engage in career and technical education in areas like STEM, arts & humanities, media, and business.
2 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
student films principal interview
student interviews educator in front of camera
๐Ÿฎ HMS LANGUAGE CLUB BUILDS CULTURAL CONFIDENCE: Language Club is helping Hampden Meadows Elementary School students develop cultural competence through family and community involvement! Before February break, students had the opportunity to hear from parent guest speakers about their experiences learning English. They also learned more about the Lunar New Year and participated in a lantern-making activity! ๐Ÿงง
2 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ท SOWAMS SCHOOL THIRD GRADERS DESIGN DREAM HOUSES: Last week, Sowams School third graders in Mrs. Adamson's class finished their math module on area by designing their own dream houses! This deep learning activity transformed students into junior architects and construction workers applying knowledge about area to create the house of their dreams. Students learned that math - area, in particular - is an important part of our everyday lives and even had the opportunity to discuss different careers, like construction, that use math on a regular basis. Thanks, Mrs. Adamson, for making this unit a "blast"! ๐Ÿฆบ
7 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
students wear construction hats and vests in classroom
๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ท SOWAMS SCHOOL THIRD GRADERS DESIGN DREAM HOUSES: Last week, Sowams School third graders in Mrs. Adamson's class finished their math module on area by designing their own dream houses! This deep learning activity transformed students into junior architects and construction workers applying knowledge about area to create the house of their dreams. Students learned that math - area, in particular - is an important part of our everyday lives and even had the opportunity to discuss different careers, like construction, that use math on a regular basis. Thanks, Mrs. Adamson, for making this unit a "blast"! ๐Ÿฆบ
8 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
students wear construction hats and vests
๐Ÿฆ… STUDENT ATHLETES COMPETE AT STATE AND DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Our Barrington High School Eagles were been busy competing at Rhode Island Interscholastic League state and divisional championship meets on Saturday! The girls indoor track team finished seventh in their respective state championship meets, while the boys and girls swimming teams both achieved high scores in the divisional championship. The cheerleading team also took home second place at their competition. Way to go, BHS student athletes! ๐Ÿ‘ Some photos were taken by East Bay Media.
9 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
student athlete wins second place
๐ŸŽ–BHS BOYS INDOOR TRACK ARE STATE CHAMPS: On Saturday, February 17, the Barrington High School boys indoor track team ended a very strong winter season by becoming the Rhode Island Interscholastic League's Indoor Track & Field State Champions! This is the first state championship title ever for a BHS boys track team. Congratulations to our student athletes whose dedication and commitment, combined with many hours of hard work, made history for BHS boys track! Thank you to the supportive families, mentors, and coaches - especially Coach Barrass, Coach Katz, and Coach McFetters - who enable our students to pursue their passions and be the best they can be. Read more about the historic win here: https://www.eastbayri.com/.../eagles-make-history-win... Some photos were taken by East Bay Media.
10 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
boys track team poses together with state championship trophy
๐ŸŽญ UNIFIED THEATER SHOWCASES TALENT AND INCLUSION: Unified Theater is an inclusive student organization that dissolves typical barriers between youth through transformative, school-based performing arts. Members of Barrington High School's Unified Theater club have spent many hours together writing, editing, blocking, directing, and practicing this school year. On Friday, February 9, BHS Unified Theater performed their student-led and student-written production of Teenage Dream: TV, featuring scenes from classic teenage television shows and movies, to an excited audience! Way to go, Unified Theater! ๐Ÿ‘ Watch Friday night's performance on Eagles News Network: https://vimeo.com/911663168
17 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
students
๐Ÿ’BHS ALUMNI APPRECIATION NIGHT: Once an Eagle, always an Eagle! More than 40 alumni of the Barrington High School hockey team were in attendance for the hockey team's Alumni Appreciation Night celebration and the fiftieth year of varsity hockey at BHS. Alumni are an important part of the BHS hockey program. Each year, generous alumni donations help fund the Lt. Jeffrey R. Scharver USMC Award, the Patrick Cannon Memorial Award, the John Hall Memorial Scholarship Award, and the Scott H. Andrews Memorial Scholarship. Alumni donations also help support some costs associated with Barrington High School's robust hockey program.
21 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
hockey puck drop
๐Ÿฆ–DINOSAURS ROCK VISITS BPS: Second graders across our district have been building their literacy and science skills while learning about fossils and paleontology. This week, they went on a Jurassic journey with DINOSAURS ROCK! Thank you to our Primrose Hill School, Nayatt School, and Sowams School PTOs for bringing this prehistoric presentation to Barrington! ๐Ÿฆ•
21 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
student assembly
๐Ÿฅ‡BHS BOYS INDOOR TRACK WINS DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP: Barrington High School boys indoor track team won five events overall at the Metropolitan Division Championship this week, making them Rhode Island Interscholastic League division champs! Congratulations to all members of the boys indoor track team for this hard-earned accomplishment! Special congrats to student athletes Joe, Brandon, Myles, Ethan, Daniel, Brooks, Marius, and Henry for placing first in their events. The team will compete in RIIL's Class B Championship on Saturday, February 3. These photos were taken by Richard Dionne, Jr. for East Bay Media.
27 days ago, Barrington Public Schools
track students compete in championship
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ปSAVE THE DATE: VIRTUAL STRATEGIC PLAN FOCUS GROUP: Barrington Public Schools is developing a new strategic plan that will guide our district's goals, programs, and budgets for the next 3-5 years. It is important that members of our BPS community participate in this process! On February 5, G&D Associates, our strategic planning partner, will host two virtual focus groups for staff members and parents/guardians of BPS students. ๐Ÿ”ต Staff focus group will take place on February 5 from 6:30-7:30 AM. ๐ŸŸก Parent/guardian focus group will take place on February 5 from 5:30-6:30 PM. ๐ŸŒParticipate in next week's virtual focus groups using the Google Meet link emailed to your BPS inbox.
about 1 month ago, Barrington Public Schools
students
๐Ÿ—SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION STAGE II UPDATE: The next deadline for Barrington's Necessity of School Construction application is approaching! Tecton Architects, p.c., Downes Construction Company, and the Barrington School Building Committee have been hard at work preparing for Stage II for submission to the Rhode Island Department of Education by February 15. Last week, Tecton shared an update on proposed site plans, projected budgets, and Stage II progress at the Building Committee's monthly meeting. Watch a recording here: https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/play/mJ-lN-0oGi_OBb5o3khovyW4jYOIihnI76HZqCS0CRpHJ2vRSdE7gt1HpM0EAz7MRgo-YRk1s3IbWxKh.TCpzYA_HVSib21gp?canPlayFromShare=true&from=share_recording_detail&continueMode=true&componentName=rec-play&originRequestUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fus06web.zoom.us%2Frec%2Fshare%2Fmndg5NnAEZvRLe7mvD4Tly4gRNgUUEDUqq_vfwKf1lJPlXMBYqHQEaXr55DPojg.x8Gou5zaQXTsPx-M&fbclid=IwAR1RGMyF0-PekkIbR3z0Y4XY8p4s1ea_A5R8a-6UTDHK20Le2dTb2nAOH58 Follow along with the presentation slides: https://barringtonschoolsproject.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2024/01/24-0116-BAR01AR-BSBC-RIDE-STAGE-II-SERVICES-Update.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0-PFAKDXmz-f9TqfJPqOwORaHHmUPViJ60sjXySm85E2_nkDqM_yKQKww
about 1 month ago, Barrington Public Schools
school bus
๐Ÿ› CONGRESSMAN AMO VISITS BHS: Barrington High School had a special guest from Capitol Hill this week! On Tuesday, Congressman Gabe Amo visited Mr. Scott's U.S. Government class and helped students make meaningful connections between the democratic process and their classroom learning. He spoke with students about the challenges facing Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District and how the federal government works with state and local governments. Rep. Amo also shared advice with BHS students interested in pursuing a career in public policy. Thank you, Congressman Amo and Mr. Scott, for providing this fantastic learning experience!
about 1 month ago, Barrington Public Schools
classroom
โœ…ATTENDANCE MATTERS IN RI: It's #Cool2BeinSchoolRI! Congratulations to Barrington Middle School and Barrington High School for being the most recent middle school and high school attendance leaders in Rhode Island! Regular school attendance plays a vital role in academic, social, and emotional growth. Keep up the good work, BPS students! #AttendanceMattersRI
about 1 month ago, Barrington Public Schools
cheerleaders
attendance matters
๐Ÿงฃ PRIMROSE HILL WINTER FLASHBACK: This week's wintry weather has us feeling like Mr. Vadnais at Primrose Hill School's recent Grade 3 holiday concert! โ„๏ธ โ˜ƒ๏ธ
about 1 month ago, Barrington Public Schools
student chorus
๐Ÿ€WAY TO GO BPS ATHLETES! It's cold outside, but our Barrington High School Eagles are bringing the heat this winter athletics season! ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ€๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคผ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ Stay up-to-date with BHS athletics: https://barringtoneaglesathletics.com/ Photos courtesy of East Bay Media.
about 2 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
hockey
๐ŸARTS ARE ALIVE AT HAMPDEN MEADOWS: Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Hampden Meadows! Hampden Meadows Elementary School students and Arts Alive Barrington put on a fun and phenomenal performance of Spongebob the Musical: Youth Edition last weekend! Thank you, Arts Alive, for sharing these photos.
about 2 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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