Parent Resources

Welcome to Barnard! We are excited to meet the new kindergarten, TK, and upper grade parents in our community!

FALL 2020 INCOMING PARENTS: Complete this contact form to stay informed of school events and other important information. This form includes registration for the New Parent Mentor Program.
Please also read this Welcome Letter from 2019-2020 PTA President Scott Moore. 

Here are some resources to help you prepare for school:

  1. PTA Year at a Glance Calendar: This document contains a monthly listing of Barnard’s meetings, events and holidays for the current school year.
  2. PTA Parent Guidebook: Written by parents for parents! Navigate your student’s first year at our school. This document is helpful to all parents, not just incoming parents in kindergarten and TK.
  3. New Parent Mentor Program: Join this program if you want to be matched with a seasoned Barnard family who can help guide you through your first few months at our school. Parents of incoming students in any grade are welcome to participate in this program. More information can be found here. Registration for the 2020-21 mentor program can be completed on the PTA contact form.
  4. Cafeteria accounts: Prepay for your students’ meals with your PayPams account on the SANDI Web site. Use this link to learn more about the meal program, register for an account and add money to your child’s cafeteria plan.
  5. Barnard Calendar: Follow the school calendar to learn about upcoming events, holidays, and other important dates.
  6. SDUSD Academic Calendars: Find out all holidays and breaks for the academic year.

Sign up for PTA and school communications here:

    • eBlast: Enter your e-mail address here to receive the PTA’s weekly newsletter.


    • Facebook: Join our Facebook group for important updates, reminders, and conversations about life at Barnard. Only parents of current Barnard students can join the group. Incoming parents will be admitted in July or August. Please do not request to join our group before July. New parent contact forms must be received prior to joining our group.
    • Peachjar: Peachjar is the school’s electronic flier mailing system. Visit this page to see all Barnard fliers.

Need more information? Have more questions?

Contact Yvonne Kenniston and the Barnard Welcome Committee. We’re happy to help!