Barron Park e-News: April 26, 2024
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April 26, 2024

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 27 - 9:00am - 11:00am - Final SABE Class 

Friday, May 3 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - Salsa Showdown!

Tuesday, May 14 - 8:25am - Principal's Coffee and General PTA Meeting

Thursday, May 31 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm - PTA Exec Board Meeting


For a complete list of all school events, go to the Barron Park Calendar.  See the 2023-24 PAUSD Academic Calendar for holidays and other school breaks.

Barron Park School News

Final SABE Class of The Year

It is our last SABE class this Saturday from 9-11am at Barron Park. The PTA will be presenting on Mental Health.  We will also have a continental breakfast to celebrate families that have attended many of our sessions. Please stop by!


Salsa Showdown is Next Week!! Friday, May 3rd! / Duelo de Salsa es la próxima semana viernes 3 de Mayo!

Free Tacos!/¡Tacos gratis!

Pinatas, Tattoos, Music and more!/ ¡Piñatas, tatuajes, música y más!

Second annual Salsa Showdown! /¡Segundo duelo anual de salsa!


Signup at to let us know if you are coming (so we can plan for food), or able to volunteer, or if you are entering the salsa showdown contest. 


Regístrese en para informarnos si vendrá (para que podamos planificar la comida), si puede ser voluntario o si participará en el concurso de enfrentamiento de salsa.


PTA General Meeting and Principals Coffee (Exec Board Slate for 2024-25)

Join us for Principal's Coffee and PTA general meeting on May 14 at 8:25 in the MP room. During this time the Barron Park Elementary PTA will present the 2024-25 school year exec board slate (below). We look forward to seeing you there!


Calling all parents!  Volunteer at Barron Park Elementary and the PTA

Barron Park Elementary needs your help! Students and teachers benefit from your involvement at school. We have many open volunteer positions from helping with school events, shelving books in the library, yearbook committee - we even have positions that you can do from home! E-mail the PTA and join the fun, rewarding experience of helping the community by volunteering at Barron Park Elementary!

The Thank You Corner is a place to publicly say thanks to the wonderful volunteers who help out at our school. If you have a suggestion of someone to thank, please send it to the eNews Editors. Thanks for all that you do!



Bus Drivers Appreciation Breakfast 

When: Thursday May 2,  8:30 -9:30 AM,

Where:  PAUSD Bus depot at Palo Alto High School

The Palo Alto CAC for Special Education and PTAC will be hosting their annual Bus Driver’s Appreciation breakfast on Thursday morning: 5/2/2024. This year we are hosting it through donations of store bought or homemade goodies, please see the sign up sheet below and add your name if you can

If your child uses transportation and you would like to make a card to add to the breakfast table, please send either an image of it or contact offline to arrange for pick up of a physical card by Wednesday evening.


Superintendent's Newsletter and PAUSD News

Palo Alto Community

Volunteer Opportunity for Parents (as little as 1 hour per week)

Did you know that we live right next door to a school district where:

  • 88% of students come from socioeconomically disadvantaged households?
  • 46% of students are housing insecure?
  • 44% of students are more 3 grade levels below their current grade in Reading and Math?

Come to our information session on May 8th to learn how you can help tutor these students during the school day. Information here: RSVP via email to To see the impact from a current teacher's perspective, watch this 3-minute video:

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Thank you,
Travis Perkins (eNews editors and parent volunteers)

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