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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


Library News

The last day to check out books will be June 2nd.  Make sure and look for any lost/overdue books.  If they are not returned you will receive a fine.  If the fine is not paid, report cards will be withheld.


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.


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 Thursdays after school from 3:30-5:00 pm starting May 26th.  It is open to all students. 


Mrs. Selix's Class Play

Mrs. Selix's class will be performing their class plays on Wednesday, June 1st at 1:15pm.  Come and enjoy what they have been working on.



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 "May/June 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. 

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.

Event StartEvent EndTitle
5/30/2016 5/30/2016 No School Memorial Day
6/1/2016 1:15 PM 6/1/2016 2:00 PM Mrs. Selix's Class Play
6/2/2016 3:30 PM 6/2/2016 5:00 PM Recurring Event: until 6/16/2016 (total 4 events) Student Council
6/3/2016 9:00 AM 6/3/2016 5:00 PM Field Day Field Trip
6/6/2016 9:00 AM 6/6/2016 10:00 AM Super Bear Assembly
6/6/2016 1:45 PM 6/6/2016 2:30 PM Bear-a-Bration
6/8/2016 2:00 PM 6/8/2016 5:00 PM Kelso Elementary Track Meet
6/9/2016 3:30 PM 6/9/2016 5:00 PM Recurring Event: until 6/16/2016 (total 4 events) Student Council
6/10/2016 1:30 PM 6/10/2016 2:00 PM Graduate Parade
6/10/2016 2:30 PM 6/10/2016 3:15 PM Bear-a-Palooza