Barrett Elementary School News

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

November 30, 2022

Steel Valley Vocal Ensembles featuring the SVMS Chorus and the SVHS Concert Choir on December 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the SVHS Auditorium.  The Admission is FREE!

Barrett Celebrates 12 Days of Giving

The Barrett Elementary I2 Days of Giving project is back and going strong! Please join us as we continue to collect donations for causes in and around our Steel Valley Community. Donations can be dropped off at Barrett or the High School now through November 22nd!

How 2 Support A Grieving Friend

Children's Grief Awareness Day

November 18, 2022

The Steel Valley Student Council hosted an information table during lunch periods for Children's Grief Awareness Day on November 17. Students and staff were encouraged to place a butterfly in the Memory Garden that the Art Club did such a wonderful job creating.

A photo of Derrick Arrington and Tim Eads, who connected over their similar battles with hearing loss

When his hearing loss support teacher told him that there was a Barrett student who also had hearing loss, Tim Eads decided to pitch in. A Steel Valley Cyber Academy student and volunteer firefighter, Tim used Barrett's fire prevention assembly to connect with Derrick Arrington and lend a hand.

PA Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week Nomination

November 15, 2022

Congratulations! Your District has a Nominee for the MaxPreps Pennsylvania High School. The MP AOW awards are decided by fan vote. Voting is live and will conclude at Noon on Monday, Nov. 21. You may vote as often as you like.

A graphic advertising the Barrett Black History Month T-Shirt Sale

The Barrett Elementary Special Events Committee is ready to launch its annual districtwide T-Shirt sale to help support the production of the Black History Month Living Interactive Museum at Barrett Elementary in February.

Ms. McGraw goes over instructions with her art class at Park Elementary

Ms. Caralee McGraw has taught middle school math, high school art, and elementary art. As Steel Valley's new elementary art teacher, her focus is on building their basic skills and techniques, introducing them to different materials and mediums, and boosting their confidence in the art world.

Students in Halloween costumes pose for a photo.

Barrett Fall Fun!

November 2, 2022

Fall has been full of fun for everyone at Barrett Elementary. Check out this slideshow of photos from events throughout the fall, including some awesome Halloween costumes

An image advertising the start of Barrett Elementary's 12 Days of Giving, running from Nov. 7 to Nov. 22

Barrett Elementary's 12 Days of Giving Project has become an annual November tradition. This year's round of giving will kick off on Monday, Nov. 7 and run through Tuesday, Nov. 22.

Vision to Learn Program

Vision to Learn Program

November 1, 2022

If you participated in the Vision to Learn program during the 2021-2022 school year, you are not eligible to participate in the program this school year. However, if you did not receive your glasses from last school year or have lost or broken your glasses, please contact Vision to Learn at (248) 716-4393 or fill out the form at www.visiontolearn.org/glasses to receive a new pair of glasses.

SV October Newsletter

The latest edition of the Steel Valley Monthly Newsletter is now available. Check out photos from Homecoming, a story on the marching band, and information from around the district.

MS and HS Student Councils are joining The Caring Place in selling t-shirts for Children's Grief Awareness Day on November 17th. The cost of the t-shirt will be $10. A portion of the t-shirt sales is given back to the programs and supports of The Caring Place. We have added additional funds to the sale to give back to the Tears Foundation in honor of a staff member and her family who lost their son this past summer. This is another local organization that provides grief support services to families who have lost a child. We would like sales finalized by October 6th to assure on-time arrival. Please forward any questions to Erin Noblet x2023 or enoblet@steelvalleysd.org.

Care Mobile

Care Mobile - FALL

September 26, 2022

At October 17th: Barrett Elementary, November 28th: Barrett Elementary December 19th: Steel Valley High School. Services include but are not limited to: immunizations, routine physical exams, sick child visits, and adolescent and young adult healthcare. All services provided by the care mobile are provided at no out of pocket cost to you. Walk ins are welcome BUT NOT GUARANTEED because spaces are limited. We encourage you to contact your school nurse or to secure a time slot.

Barrett Elementary School received their 9th recognition badge for implementation of Positive Behavior Supports and Interventions (PBIS) in the school.  PBIS is the framework used for teaching expectations, student rewards and incentives, tracking student behaviors, and family involvement in the school.  Barrett emphasizes the Barrett BEARS expectations daily both inside and outside of the classroom.

Care Mobile

Care Mobile

September 14, 2022

At Barrett Elementary School from 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM on October 17, 2022 Services include but are not limited to: immunizations, routine physical exams, sick child visits, and adolescent and young adult healthcare. All services provided by the care mobile are provided at no out of pocket cost to you. Walk ins are welcome BUT NOT GUARANTEED because spaces are limited. We encourage you to contact your school nurse or to secure a time slot.

Varsity Football Friday Link

September 14, 2022

Broadcast link for our Varsity Football game Friday September 16th vs Imani Christian. ...

Caring Closet

September 9, 2022

Currently, our Caring Closet is in need of the following items: *little packs of kleenex, *chapsticks/lip balm, *mens deodorant, *small bottles of lotion they can keep in backpack or bag, *random sizes of mens boxer briefs for emergencies, *plastic water bottles for students who simply cannot afford to buy one or own one of their own to keep in school and use the fountains. All donations are greatly appreciated and can be given directly to Nurse Thomas OR to Ryan Dunmire (Caring Closet Volunteers).

SPIRIT WEAR SALE

September 9, 2022

Steel Valley Middle School PTO Online SPIRIT WEAR SALE https://ink-division.shop/SVSPIRIT Store closes Tuesday, September 27, 2022

A portrait of director of pupil services Ms. Renee Kozusko.

It’s been a whirlwind start for Steel Valley’s new Director of Pupil Services. Ms. Renee Kozusko started her new job shortly before the school year began and she has devoted these first few weeks to immersing herself in the ins and outs of her role. It’s been hectic, but it’s exactly where Ms. Kozusko wants to be.

If you are local and have no dinner plans for Tuesday, September 6th from 11 :00 am to 11 :00 pm, stop by Primanti's on the Waterfront. Mention SVMS Student Government, and a portion of your bill will be donated back to our organization. Thank you for your support in advance.

Mark your Calendar (on coffee cup)

Coffee Greetings

September 2, 2022

The Barrett staff greeted families this morning with coffee for the grown ups!  Th...

Buses will park in the large lot next to the field. I have a picture attached and the E...

Sports Pass Fall 2022

Fall Student Sports Pass

August 26, 2022

Pass will get you admission to all home fall sporting events. Pass must be presented at event for admission. All middle school and elementary students MUST be accompanied by an adult. Passes can only be purchased in the Athletic Office Monday - Friday from 7:15 am – 2:45 pm.

Care Mobile

Care Mobile

August 24, 2022

At Steel Valley High School from 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM on September 9, 2022 Services include but are not limited to: immunizations, routine physical exams, sick child visits, and adolescent and young adult healthcare. All services provided by the care mobile are provided at no out of pocket cost to you. Walk ins are welcome BUT NOT GUARANTEED because spaces are limited. We encourage you to contact your school nurse or to secure a time slot.