Welcome to Barnwell Primary School - Home of the Cool Colts!
Today, 5/29/2015
High: 87 Low: 65
Slight chance thunderstorms
17% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/30/2015
High: 89 Low: 66
Slight chance thunderstorms
17% chance of precipitation.
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Daily Announcements

BPS Third Grade Chorus Program

BPS invites you to our Third Grade Chorus Program, "I Need A Vacation".
We will have two performances on Friday, May 29th, one
at 9:00 and one at 10:00.  Parents may attend either performance.

Awards Day Programs
Friday, May 29, 2015
3rd Grade:  10:45
1st Grade: 12:00
2nd Grade:  12:30

Barnwell Primary School Gives Five!
Take a look at what fun the students, teachers, staff, and administration at Barnwell Primary are having staying in shape!  We accepted First Lady Michelle Obama's and Ellen's challenge to learn the #GimmeFive dance!  We hope it motivates you to get moving!  Thank you Kia Valentine for teaching the dance to everyone.  Also, a special thanks goes to Dr. Craig Wix for volunteering his time and talent to create a great video for us to share.
Please click on the link above to see all of Barnwell Primary School accepting the challenge!

BPS PTO Canned Food Drive
The PTO Canned Food Drive has started, and will continue through May 22nd.  All donations will be given to a local food bank.  The class with the most canned food donations will win a PRIZE!

BPS PTO Purchases a New Playground!

Thank you PTO, parents and community members who donated to our new playground! 
It is awesome!!!

BPS Recycles Aluminum Cans

Ms. Bedingfield's class thanks you for your support!!

Cocky's Reading Express Visits BPS!

See more photos of Cocky's visit in the Photo Gallery on the left!

Character Matters Program

BPS third grade students in Mrs. Brown's class performed a skit entitled, Character Matters
directed by Mrs. Kia Valentine.  This skit culminated a school wide unit on character.  Great job, students!

Palmetto Dentistry Visits First Grade Montessori

Ms. Trina Wix from Palmetto Dentistry visited Ms. Caroline Moore's First Grade Montessori Class today.  The students ate healthy, apple smiles for a snack.  Each student took home a new toothbrush with a flashing light timer and flossThank you Ms. Wix for visiting BPS!

2015-16 BPS Registration for 4 and 5 Year Olds

Students must be 4 or 5 years old before September 1, 2015 to register for school.
Please

Sock Monkey Fun with BPS!
New Sock Monkey Contest!
Who wants to win a 5 Foot Tall Sock Monkey with some Summer Fun Prizes?

50 "Valuable Trash" Items $100 - 5 Foot Sock Monkey (on display in Phyllis Martin's office)
+ Summer Fun Prizes = OVER $150 for 1st prize drawing

2 PRIZE WINNERS will be drawn for this contest.
Hurry & turn in your 50 "Valuable Trash" items for your chance to win at BPS:)

Deadline May 28, 2015

New Winners from Earth Day Contest!

BPS Veteran's Day Program

BPS honored all branches of the military today in a Veteran's Day Program..
Veterans enjoyed a wonderful breakfast in the cafeteria, followed by a
 performance by first and second Grade students.
 Thank you Veterans for your service to our country!

BPS would love to earn free equipment and supplies!! Our Bi-Lo savings code is 55938!

The BI-LO Hometown Educational Rewards program allows parents and supporters to link their personal BI-LO BONUSCARD® to local schools (up to 3 schools). Then, each time they shop with their personal BONUSCARD®, the school automatically earns points towards free equipment and supplies! Throughout the year, the points that schools accumulate can be redeemed for free educational items from the BI-LO catalog.
We need our BPS parents, along with our community, to link their BI-LO card with our BPS code!  Click on the BI-LO logo above or go to:
BI-LO Education Rewards
Thank you for your support!


Parent volunteers and mentors help support our students, teachers, and school. Please sign-up today!  If you will be volunteering regularly on campus, submit a Volunteer Application in the main office at the school. 

Ms. Sherry Woods was recently named the
 BPS Teacher of the Year for 2014-15! 
Congratulations, Ms. Woods!  We are so proud of you!

The Ronald McDonald House Gives BPS Montessori
 a Collection House for Can Tabs!

Won't you help BPS Montessori save can tabs for this worthy cause?
Please save your can tabs in a plastic bag and drop them into our new
Ronald McDonald collection house in the lobby of BPS Office 2.

Augusta Ronald McDonald House Benefits from
 BPS Can Tab Collections!

Thank you for your continued support!!!

Principal's Message

Principal Selvey's Vision
It is Barnwell Primary School’s vision to provide a safe instructional environment where all students will have their individual needs, differences and abilities recognized.  It is our desire to provide a supportive school community that challenges each child to excel academically.  We will work cooperatively with parents and the community to promote success in a safe, challenging environment in order to develop life-long learners. 

              Colts are Cool When They
                  Follow These Rules:

          Be Safe
          Be Respectful
          Be Responsible
          Be Honest and 
          Be Your Best!

Mon, May 25 - Fri, May 29
School Event
Benchmark Testing

Friday, May 29
Awards Day

End of the Year Music Program

Tue, Jun 2 - Wed, Jun 3
School Event
Half-Day for Students

Tuesday, June 2
School Event
K &1st Grade Picnics

Mission Statement
 Barnwell Primary School is a team made up of school staff, students, parents, and community members with one primary purpose - to provide a learning environment that embraces academics, the arts, and physical development to enrich the whole child.


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Barnwell Primary School is a Title I School