School News

Join us for a FREE screening of a powerful documentary film called Paper Tigers that is being hosted at Roxy Theatre on Monday – March 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm. 

March 5th, 2019

Paper Tigers explores the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACES) and toxic stress on struggling teens. The film follows a year in the life of Lincoln High Alternative School in Walla Walla, Washington. After radically changing its approach to disciplining students, Lincoln High School saw a dramatic turnaround in everything from the number of fights to […]

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Open letter to Parents and Students of BCHS and BES

November 6th, 2018

Today we are distributing an open letter from Superintendent David Garbutt to our parents and students. You can read his letter here or in the attached PDF. November 6, 2018 Open Letter to Parents and Students of Barrhead Composite High School (BCHS) and Barrhead Elementary School (BES) This is a follow up to the letter […]

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Letter to Parents regarding Hold and Secure Nov 2

November 2nd, 2018

At the end of the day today, all Barrhead Composite High School and Barrhead Elementary School students received a letter to parents from Superintendent David Garbutt. If you did not receive the letter, you can view it below or in the attached PDF. November 2, 2018 Open Letter to Parents and Students of Barrhead Composite […]

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Spotlight on Attendance for February 2018

February 1st, 2018

Spotlight On Attendance for February 2018   The key to regular school attendance is parent/guardian involvement. So here are only a few tips that can help students stay in school:   – Make education a family priority -Build the child’s self-confidence as a student by recognizing when he or she does well in school -Schedule […]

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Spotlight on Attendance

January 8th, 2018

Spotlight on Attendance Good Attendance is Important Because: Children and teenagers learn to read and write proficiently Each grade provides the building blocks to understand math in the next grade Children and teenagers learn how to be good students Students learn how to interact with others and have fun when they are in school Students […]

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Parent Teacher Conferences-Oct. 11 & 17

September 21st, 2017

Parent teacher conferences are October 11 and 17 from 4pm-7pm. Please book online to choose your 15 min timeslot with your child’s teacher. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school at 674-8518.

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Parent Council Meeting

September 20th, 2017

Parent council meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7 pm in the staffroom. Childcare will be provided. Please come and see how you can support and help out parent council over this school year!

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Terry Fox Walk

September 15th, 2017

BES will be participating in the Terry Fox walk Friday, Sept. 15. We will be walking the track at Cecile Martin Park at 9:45 am. Hope to see you there!

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