Barrington School District

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Avon & Woodland Schools will kick off the Week of Respect with character education lessons for grades K-8 this Friday, 10/3. We ask that your son/daughter participate in next week's fun dress up days, as part of The Week of Respect celebration.
 
Monday- Oct. 6th -“Respect Yourself! Dress your best!” -Suits, dress pants, ties for boys, dresses, dress pants for girls.
Tuesday-Oct. 7th-  “We’re all on the same team!”- Wear your favorite sports’ team attire.
Weds-Oct. 8th- “Sock it to Bullying”- wear silly socks.
Thurs-Oct. 9th-“We love our school!”- wear Avon/Woodland attire and/or school colors (yellow and blue for Avon and maroon and gold for Woodland)
 
Information for applying for the Free and Reduced Breakfast/Lunch Program will be sent home with students at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. These documents should be returned to school with your child as soon as possible once the school year begins.  If you need an additional copy of the forms, please click here.
 
Attention Parents!  All students living in Barrington who attend Haddon Heights High School must register for a permit each year.  Permits are available at the Barrington Board of Education Central Office, 311 Reading Ave, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM.  Permits must be obtained by August 21, 2014.  Click here for additional information regarding the documentation you will need to present.
 
The Public Hearing for the 2014-2015 Barrington School District Budget was held on
April 30, 2014. Click here to view a copy of the 2014-2015 User Friendly Budget. To view a copy of the 2014-2015 presentation, please click here.
 
Click here to view our HIB Grade Report for the 2013-2014 school year.
 
You can now receive text messages directly to your cell phone with important news and information from our district. These messages will include such items as reminders for school events and any weather related school delays or closings. How do I get started? Simply text @barrinfo to (856) 409-5542 and follow the instructions you will receive. Or, you can click here to get started as well.
 
Any student interested in participating in a school sport must have a sport physical prior to try outs or participation.  The sport physical form can be found here.  Completed forms must be given to the Woodland School Nurse.  Any questions please contact Mrs. Cielo.
 
Click here to view current RFQ, RFP and Bid opportunities.  
 
The Barrington School District is currently seeking substitute teachers.  Click here to access our online human resources system where you can apply and submit your resume and application online.
 
Online access to your child's breakfast/lunch account is now available through
http://www.myschoolbucks.com/. From this system you will be able to view your child's food purchases as well as add funds to his or her account.  Don't have a credit card?  You can now link your checking account to your child's account!           
 
Did you know that if your child qualifies for free lunch, you may be elgible for low-cost Internetservice at your home?  Click here for more information on the Internet Essentials program from Comcast.
 
Regular school hours are as follows:
Grades K-8           8:35AM-3:05PM
Pre-K AM              8:35-11:10AM
Pre-K PM              12:30PM-3:05PM
 
New to Barrington? Registration for children in grades K-4 is conducted at the Avon Elementary School. Students in grades 5-8 can be registered at the Woodland Middle School.
 
Support for Families from the NJDOE…The NJ DOE has created a family-focused web site at
www.NJFamilies.com with resources to help you support your child's education, and navigate your school system. NJ DOE has also opened a "Help Desk" which can be reached through the parent menu option of our toll-free number: 877-900-6960.  Parents are encouraged to sign up for the NJ DOE’s mailing list; just go to http://www.state.nj.us/education and join the mailing list."
 
Need before and/or after school child care? The Barrington School District partners with
Just Kids to offer this service to our families. For more information on this program, please visit
them at http://archwayprograms.org/just_kids.html.
 
Did you know as a parent of a student in grades 5-8, you have the ability to go online and check your child's grades and attendance? Contact Woodland School for more information!