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Jun 16 - Arrange busing for your child

See the division website for 2017-18 transportation forms and fee schedules. Note: Rural students currently riding a bus to their designated school do not have to registe...

Jun 1 - SRO Constable Hynes builds relationships; keeps schools safe

Constable Robert Hynes is a School Resource Officer for Barrhead area schools and you might assume his job is pretty straightforward — keep an eye on students, enforce the law an...

May 26 - Be a leader in your community - become a school trustee

School board elections take place on October 16, 2017. If you're passionate about kids and public education, you may want to consider running for school trustee.  Do I have wh...

May 1 - Caution to parents about Netflix series '13 Reasons Why'

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is about a 17 year-old woman who commits suicide, leaving behind audio recordings for the 13 people she claims were responsible for her suicide....

May 1 - Is FOMO affecting your child?

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) is real. It can lead to lead to poor sleep quality, anxiety, and even depression. Is your child affected? Common Sense Media has helpful advice for paren...

Apr 27 - Behaviour Problems Linked to Poor Sleep

Check out the link below: http://www.hindustantimes.com/health-and-fitness/behavioural-problems-in-children-linked-to-poor-sleep-says-a-study/story-Mx5GV9GxYhy7vGyV3xDY4K.html

Apr 6 - What have we learned from Student Voice?

What is Student Voice? The phrase Student Voice is used with increasing frequency in education. It means different things to different people and has had different purposes. Pem...

Apr 6 - Why Self-Reg not Self-Control?

Self-regulation is about identifying the causes and reducing the intensity of impulses and, when necessary, having the energy to resist," psychologist Stuart Shanker writes in his...

Mar 22 - Discover Kindergarten with us!

We offer Kindergarten at nine of our community schools. In April and May our schools host special events to welcome new Kindergarten students and their parents to Kindergarten....

Feb 26 - Is there an epidemic of stress? Can it lead to depression?

Watch Dr. Stuart Shanker talk about helping children with anxiety:https://self-reg.ca/2016/06/23/global-news-morning-show-help-child-deal-stress/ He talks about how parents toda...

Nov 24 - Want to Buy Barrhead Elementary Gear?

Welcome to the official online shopping portal for Barrhead Elementary School.  Enjoy browsing a wide selection of products from a variety of brands that you can then customize wi...