Welcome to Barnwell Primary School - Home of the Cool Colts!
Today, 3/6/2015
High: 42 Low: 25
Mostly cloudy
13% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/7/2015
High: 59 Low: 34
Partly sunny
7% chance of precipitation.
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Daily Announcements

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 kit culminated a school wide unit on character.  Great job, students!

BPS Book Fair
Our Spring Book Fair will be here February 23-27.  Ms. Dobson will be hosting a Teacher Preview on Monday, February 23 during planning periods, and Pastries for Parents on Friday, February 27 from 7:00-8:20 a.m.  Please come and see all of the new books!

Pennies for Patients Benefiting Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Barnwell Primary School will be taking part in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Pennies for Patients program.  Every BPS student has received a box to collect any and all spare change to donate to this worthy cause.  Won't you join us in this campaign to find cures for blood cancer patients and treatments for those in need?
You can also safely donate online to your child's classroom fundraising at:

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

Colgate Visits BPS
BPS students in first and second grade learned about the importance of Dental Health this week.  Thank you Colgate for visiting BPS!

Every 10 ink cartridges and/or cell phones to recycle will count as 1 entry.
$350 classroom prize - for faculty, staff & students:)
If a student name is drawn -  student wins a SURPRISE:)
Teacher or staff member winner selects the $350 classroom prize:)

You never know what you might WIN in a Brown Bag at BPS
Drawing to be held 2/19
Must turn in 10 "VT" items to enter. 

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.

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!

Tuesday, March 10
School Improvement Meeting & Bullying Program

Wednesday, March 11
School Event
Collaborative Planning Day
Early Dismissal
at 12:45
Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Mar 18
School Event
PASS Writing Test

3rd Grade
Wednesday, March 25
School Event
Report Cards Issued

Thursday, March 26
Awards Day

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