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Barnes Elementary School
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Rolling Out the Red Carpet
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Spirit Day - Treat Day
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Award Winning School
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Math on the Computer
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100th Day of School
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St. Patrick's Day
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Leprechaun Trap
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Field Day 2016
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Kindergarten Graduation June 2016
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McTeacher Night
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Pertussis (whooping cough) Information

Pertussis (whooping cough) cases have been confirmed with students that attend Barnes Elementary School.  Because of this, your child may have been exposed.  Please see the information listed below.

                               * Pertussis Letter   (updated Nov. 4, 2016)

For more Information:   * Washington State Health Department
                                      * Kelso School District Flyer
About Our School

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


Christine McDaniel

School Report Card

Barnes Facebook Page


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

School Report Card 2015-16

Pajama Day

All school pajama day Thursday, December 8th.


Winter in Washington

Winter in Washington will be on Thursday, December 8th, from 5-7 pm.  We will have dinner, crafts, and a movie.  A special guest will also be here!


Winter Concert

All 3rd - 5th graders will be performing in our Winter Concert on December 16th at 2:30 pm.


Annual Highly Capable Testing

All Kelso 2nd grade students are scheduled to take the CogAT assessment as part of the district’s efforts to determine eligibility for the Highly Capable program.  Each elementary school will be testing on either Monday, January 9th  or Tuesday, January 10th.  Parents of these students will receive a letter before the end of December with additional information.  Please direct all questions to Misa Reardon, Program Coordinator, at: misa.reardon@kelsosd.org. 


Family Support

Family Support hours will be held on Thursdays from 10AM to 12PM. Appointments can be scheduled in person with office staff or by calling the office at 501-1500.   Mr. Jake and Mrs. Viscuso are also available for “drop ins” as their schedule allows.  Family support is individualized for each family’s unique needs and can address both home and school issues ranging from parenting concerns to accessing community services.  For more information, click here.


Barnes Student Council

Are you interested in developing leadership skills, planning projects, and leading activities for our school?  Then Student Council is what you need.  We will be meeting in Rm 3 on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays after school from 3:30-5:00 pm starting September 1st.  It is open to all students. 


A.L.I.C.E. Protocol

We Live in Different Times...Different Times Require Different Measures.  Click here to learn what Kelso School District is doing to help keep your children safe in an emergency situation.  Click here to learn more about the A.L.I.C.E. training and how it relates to your children.


School Newsletter

Click here to read the "December 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.


Elementary 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. 

2016/2017 Student Rights and Responsibilities

Click here to read the 2016/2017 Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook.


Non-Discrimination Statement

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