May 3, 2015 Communicator

Charles Barrett PTA Communicator

Issue #36

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Please visit for information regarding upcoming events and programs.  For the balance of the school year, we will continue to send the Communicator via the ListServ weekly.



May 4, Mon, 6:30 pm: City Council Special Meeting: Final Add/Delete Discussion, Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St. We encourage all parents to contact our city council members to support the entire ACPS budget.  Please contact all the city council members using the following link: It is vital that we show our city council members how important it is to fund our budget in its entirety.


May 7, Thu, 6:30 pm: City Council Special Meeting: Budget Adoption, Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St. Topic: Budget Adoption.

May 4–8, Mon – Fri:  School Appreciation Week

To show our gratitude to CBES teachers and staff, the PTA is organizing events throughout the week. Click here to support the events: For more information, please contact Tammy ( and Dubis (

May 4–10, Mon – Sun:  CB Celebrates Screen-Free Week with educational activities and incentives to help students unplug and discover fun, screen-free activities (school work/assignments not included).

May 9, Sat, 3 – 6 pm:  Barrett Bazaar, playing fields outside the Rec Center.  Save the date for the spring carnival!  Family fun includes a giant obstacle course, moon bounce, pony rides, face painting, cupcake walk, other games, raffles and crafts. Please sign up here: contact Dawn Stump directly at (202) 320-9241 or to inquire about volunteer opportunities.

For more information, or to sign up for the email LISTSERV or join the CB PTA Facebook (private) group, please contact Jill Anderson via email at