Barr Elementary School

Barr News & Announcements

  • Parents' Night Out

    Barr hosted their "Parents' Night Out" on Thursday, March 7th at 5:00p.m. Parents of scholars in grades 3-5 were invited inside their child's classroom to be an active participant in test-taking strategies for the upcoming state assessments.

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  • I Read to the Principal

    I Read to the Principal makes Fridays at Barr very special. Students are randomly selected to spend time reading with the principal and, in the process, bond with her.

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  • Backpack Program

    The BackPack Program, a partnership with the Mississippi Food Network and Christ United Methodist Church, provides backpacks filled with food to every student every week at Barr Elementary School.

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  • Black History Program

    Barr celebrated its Black History Program on Friday, February 22, 2019.

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  • BARR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL NAMED 2019 JPS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR

    Linda Murray, who has served as the principal of Barr Elementary for the last five years, was named the 2019 Administrator of the Year during a surprise celebration on January 23. Her motto "Educate Scholars on Purpose with Purpose," has transformed the culture at the school.

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Reminders

  • In the event that you need to dismiss your child early from school, please be reminded that a valid driver's license must be presented and no dismissals will be granted after 1:45 p.m.

Spring Announcements

Bell Schedule

  • School Event Elementary Times
    School Opens 7 a.m.
    Instruction Begins 7:45 a.m.
    Instruction Ends 2:15 p.m.
    School Closes 3:30 p.m.

    See District Calendar for Early Dismissal Dates.

    Emergencies: Sign up for text and email alerts to receive information when school schedules change due to emergencies.

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