Field Day Volunteers Needed!

Field Day

Thursday, May 30:    Grades 4 & 5

Friday, May 31     Grades K, 1, 2 & 3

Please complete this form and return or email confirmation to Mr. Stevens by Thursday, May 23. 


The 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival is Saturday, May 18.  Click here for a list of kid friendly activities. Come meet children and young adult book author including Melissa Beatty, Fred Bowen, Gennifer Choldenko, Jessica Day George, Hena Khan, Dave Roman, Eliot Schrefer. A complete list of authors can be found here.

Barnsley Bulletin

The newest edition of the Barnsley Bulletin is now available under "Quick Links."


Spirit Week Banner

SGA Spirit Fridays 

Our SGA continues to sponsor Spirit Fridays. Show your school spirit and participate!

Friday, May 10 - Animal Day: Dress like your favorite animal and/or bring in a small stuffed animal.

Friday, May 17 - Video Game Character Day: Dress as your favorite video game character.

Friday, May 24 - Patriotic Day: Wear red, white and blue, stars and stripes, or a United States flag to show your patriotic spirit.

Friday, May 31 - Career Day: Dress as a professional in your favorite career!


 The Maryland State Department of Education released new accountability report cards for every school in the state of Maryland on Dec. 4. The Maryland Report Card is designed to measure the success of schools and identify areas for improvement. Barnsley received five stars and an 83 percentile rank! View the Barnsley report card  here.  


Niche School Rankings


Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary school is ranked #38 out of 876 public schools in Maryland.  Click here for more information.  

2017 Individual School Progress Report

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has posted the results of the 2017 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and the High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card ( website. Click here to view Barnsley's 2017 School Progress Report located under the "Reports" tab.  


 Mental Health and Wellness Tips for Students 


How to Talk to Children About Violence

    Talking to Children About Violence  

    Conversando con Niños Sobre la Violencia  

    Tips for Parents and Educators Infographic     


Volunteer Information

Per MCPS regulations, all volunteers must be trained in recognizing child abuse and neglect prior to volunteering at Barnsley or chaperoning field trips. Prior to volunteering, you must log on to, complete the training, and bring a printed copy of the confirmation you receive to the main office.  If you took this training last year, you do not need to take it this year.





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