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Barnes Elementary School
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Kindergarten Graduation
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Award Winning School
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Interviews Mr. Gelbrich and Mr. Lucas
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We Read Everywhere!
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Math on the Computer
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About Our School

"We Make Learning Happen For Every Child, Every Day"


Christine McDaniel

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Barnes Elementary
401 Barnes St,   Kelso, WA 98626
Phone: (360) 501-1500 Fax (360)501-1510
Contact Webmaster at  bar.webmaster@kelsosd.org

School Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:8:45 a.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:45 a.m. – 1:55 p.m.

Directions to Barnes

Our Reading Stats


Kindergarten Registration

It's that time of year.  Time to sign up all those children who will be 5 on or before August 31st for Kindergarten.  Pick up your Registration Packet in the office May 2-6 any time between 9am and 4pm.  Bring their Birth Certificate, Immunizations Record, and your Proof of Residency.


Raffle Donations

Each year grade levels are asked to make a raffle basket. for BINGO Night.  Students and their families are asked to donate new items or money, if you don't have time to shop.  This year's baskets will be:  K/1 - A Day in the Park, 2nd - Garden, 3rd - Kitchen, 4th - Family Game Night, and 5th - Family Movie/Entertainment Night.  If you have any questions, please call Karen Rowton at 501-1508


Bingo Night

B8--I23--N37--G54--O75.  Who wants to play BINGO?  Friday, May 6th from 6-8 pm is BINGO night.


Muffins for Moms

Calling all Mom's.  Come and enjoy breakfast with your children on Thursday, May 12th from 7:30-8:30 am.


Grandparent Luncheon

Grandparents, come and eat lunch with your grandchildren during their lunch on Wednesday, May 25th.


Bears on the Run

Join us every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:45 am for our Running Club.


School Newsletter

Click here to read the "March Newsletter"


Inclement Weather

Bad weather is approaching quickly.  Click here to learn more about the Inclement Weather Plan.


Barnes Bears

Click here to learn what it takes to be a Barnes Bear!


Why We Work at Barnes

Click here to learn why some our teachers have chosen to work here at Barnes instead of another school or district.


Updated Elementary Calendar

   Updated Elementary 2015-2016 School Calendar


Elementary Lunch Menu

Check out what's for lunch on our Elementary menu. Lunch Prices Paid: $2.55 Reduced: .40 Adult: $ 3.35 Milk: .35 


School Supply List

To see the list click here. 

Non-Discrimination Statement

 Click here to read Kelso School District's Non-Discrimination Statement.

Event StartEvent EndTitle
5/6/2016 6:00 PM 5/6/2016 8:00 PM Family Bingo Night
5/12/2016 7:30 AM 5/12/2016 8:30 AM Muffins For Moms
5/30/2016 5/30/2016 No School Memorial Day
6/10/2016 8:45 AM Field Day
6/13/2016 5:00 PM 6/13/2016 7:30 PM Big Bear Family BBQ
6/17/2016 6/17/2016 Last Day School