Barnwell Elementary fourth- and fifth-grade T.A.G. students explored the varied aspects of healthcare with the assistance of professionals from the CDC and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. The students currently studying an Epidemic Unit learned about methods of disease transmission, protection and prevention. "I learned how easily disease can spread and basically anything you touch is a vector for disease,” said fifth-grade student Alaina Quinn. Students were informed about the diverse set of healthcare providers who work together to help address serious medical issues. The T.A.G. students were able to view both the mechanical, and technological aspects of healthcare. The fourth- and fifth-graders were impressed with …
Barnwell Elementary School
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Barnwell Elementary School held its play "Dream Weaver - A Strangely Familiar Musical" on Feb. 7 and 8 at Johns Creek High School auditorium. Written and Directed by Whitney King, the show was a crazy homage to MGM's "The Wizard of Oz." Approximately 80 of Barnwell's 4th and 5th graders participated in the production, which ends with a positive reminder to never stop believing in your dreams.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Performances are Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Performances are Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8.
You don't want to miss this Barnwell Elementary School 4th/5th grade play, "Dream Weaver - A Strangely Familiar Musical" on Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, at 7 pm, at the Johns Creek High School auditorium. Written and directed by Whitney King, the show is a crazy homage to MGM's "The Wizard of Oz." When Dottie and her friends discover that someone Mean and Green has stolen all the dreams from the citizens of Slumberville, they head out to Emiril's City to ask the Dream Weaver for help. Their adventure brings Music and Mayhem and Flying Monkeys – Oh, My! Tickets are $5.50 each, and available at www.seatyourself.biz/barnwell or at the door on performance nights. Ticket questions? Contact Jen Freyer - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Barnwell Elementary's first annual Science Day featured special scientific investigations with the goal of inspiring every student. The presentations included special “WOW” demonstrations from presenters in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Students also participated in teacher guided experiments while rotating throughout the school building. The Science Day was sponsored by the Barnwell PTA, who in cooperation with the administration and teachers, set a goal of expanding innovative enrichment. Additionally, they hope to help students to see the possibilities available in the field of science. The Science Day activities provided real-world experiences that included flight experiments. “Science Day was cool …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Linda McCain to host meeting Tuesday at Barnwell.
Each member of the Fulton County Board of Education sponsors a monthly meeting open to all members of the community. The sessions provide an opportunity for direct contact with community members and give board members a chance to listen to local issues and concerns. Linda McCain, Johns Creek's school board representative, hosts her meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Barnwell Elementary at 9:30 a.m. Board members have set the following meeting dates for November 2012: Linda Schultz, District 1 Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Roswell High School Katie Reeves, District 2 Nov. 13, 9:30 a.m. Birmingham Falls Elementary School Gail Dean, District 3 Nov. 8, 9:30 a.m. Riverwood International Charter School Linda Bryant, District 4…
Monday, July 23, 2012
Dr. Norman Sauce to appear at three community meetings.
Barnwell Elementary's PTA and Local School Advisory Council (LSAC) will hosting three meetings for community members to meet the school's new principal – Dr. Norman Sauce III – before the start of the school year. Here are the dates, times and locations for the meetings: Dr. Sauce will share his background and talk about the foundations of his approach to leading a school. He will also hear community members' thoughts about Barnwell and the needs for its future success. He will also leave plenty of time to answer questions. Please know that the intended audience for this meeting is parents, although children will be permitted. For more on Dr. Sauce, see New Principals Hired for Barnwell, Medlock on Johns Creek Patch.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Tiffany Hutchens moves from Abbotts Hill to Medlock; Norman Sauce moves to Barnwell from California.
Barnwell and Medlock Bridge elementary schools in Johns Creek and more schools in Fulton will start the next year with new principals, with these replacements coming from within the school system and from outside the state. Nine new principals were announced by Superintendent Robert Avossa at the June 28 Board of Education meeting. “I’m pleased to welcome our new principals and know they will be an excellent addition to the Fulton County Schools team,” said Superintendent Robert Avossa. “Their leadership has made their current schools stand out and I’m confident they will do the same in their new positions.” The principals begin their new jobs this week. Tiffany Hutchens, Medlock Bridge Elementary School Tiffany Hutchens joins Medlock …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Barnwell Elementary’s fourth-grade students found that rain or shine the topic of weather is an interesting one. In conjunction with the fourth-grade study of meotorology, weather stations, predictions and forecasts, 11 Alive’s (WXIA) meterologist Chesley McNeil made a special visit to the school. McNeil presented the students with a web-based program about the weather and an especially exciting broadcast of the noon weather report. The report was filmed from the Barnwell Elementary courtyard.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Barnwell Foundation raised funds for project.
Students at Barnwell Elementary in Johns Creek have broken in their outdoor classroom, thanks to an effort by the Barnwell Foundation to transform the school courtyard into a learning oasis. The group broke ground on the project last May. The space was transformed from patchy ground susceptible to drainage issues to a landscaped space by Rupert Landscaping containing two learning areas lined with brick and stone that are also handicap accessible. One area contains bricks that students' parents can sponsor for $50, while the second space has bricks for the grandparents. There's also a separate game area with stone benches and tables. The Barnwell Foundation is able to raise funds through private contributions without having to worry about …