school reopening plans

We have reached another phase in our school year. We highly encourage you to attend these important meetings (listed below) that will allow you to make an informed decision about how your family will approach the remainder of the school year.

Upcoming events regarding school reopening

Details for these events are also in our principal’s Friday newsletter and Konstella.

Monday Sept 21 – Backstage with the Superintendent – starts 5:30pm
A webinar with Superintendent Austin to discuss the PAUSD reopening plan with families. Click here to view.

Tuesday Sept 22 – School Board Meeting – Open session begins 6:30pm
The board will discuss school reopening plans. The board will vote on the plans at a special board meeting Tuesday Sept 29.
The board meeting will be conducted via Zoom and can be viewed at on channel 28. Meeting agenda and documents can be found here.

Here’s the proposed schedule for return:

TK – 1st GradeOctober 12
2nd – 3rd GradeOctober 26
4th – 5th GradeNovember 9

See PAUSD proposed plans for reopening here
See sample schedules here

See Barron Park Health & Safety Protocols here

Back to school night – august 18

Our principal, staff and PTA are all looking forward to welcoming our families to the new school year!

Everyone should have received an email with meeting information. If not, please contact our school secretary or your classroom teacher.

Schedule for back-to-school night:

  • 5:00 – 5:30pm Principal’s Welcome and PTA General Meeting
  • 5:30 – 6:15pm Grades 3-5 Classroom Presentations
  • 6:30 – 7:15pm Transitional Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Presentations

back to school packet

Please start with our Welcome Letter – EnglishEspañol

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The Palo Alto Council of PTAs (PTAC), in collaboration with the School PTAs hosted two town halls to address the specific needs for the elementary schools and the secondary schools. Superintendent Dr. Don Austin was our guest speaker along with our district principals and members of his Cabinet Leadership. Both town halls are now available for viewing:

Elementary School Town Hall:
Secondary School Town Hall:

NOTICIAS Y ACTUALIZACIONES DEL PTAC El Consejo de PTA de Palo Alto (PTAC), en colaboración con las PTAs de la escuela, llevó a cabo 2 reuniones(Town Hall) para abordar las necesidades específicas de las escuelas primarias y secundarias(Middle School y High School). El superintendente Dr. Don Austin fue nuestro orador invitado junto con nuestros directores de distrito y miembros líderes de su gabinete. Ambas grabaciones de las reuniones están disponibles para verse en :

Escuelas Primarias:
Escuelas Secundarias(Middle School y High School) :

PTAC 新闻与快讯:Palo Alto家长教师协会理事会(PTAC)与各学校家长教师协会合作举办了两个社区会议,以解决各小学、中学的具体需求。学区总监Don Austin博士受邀主讲。他的内阁成员以及各校校长也应邀出席。两个社区会议的链接如下:

Elementary School Town Hall:
Secondary School Town Hall:

The Barron Park Parent Teacher Association is a fun, creative and active group of parents dedicated to enriching the Barron Park school experience for all students.