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Mandarin Magnet Elementary School

New principal takes over at Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School

October 7, 2022
SDNews.com September 29, 2022 Kinglsey Chao moved from New York to San Diego in August to become the principal of

Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary to receive whole site renovation

September 28, 2022
Phase II of site renovations is scheduled to start in May 2023 and go through January 2024. More information can

National PTA School of Excellence Award

August 30, 2022
Barnard received the National PTA’s 2021- 2023 School of Excellence designation! Barnard Elementary is the only school in San Diego
Alarycia's Art Work

Barnard Elementary students in county-wide art competition

January 24, 2021
Two students from Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School advanced to the county-wide competition level for the National PTA’s Reflections Art
1st Grade CNY Celebration

Barnard Elementary celebrates Chinese New Year

March 17, 2020
Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School community welcomed the Chinese Year of the Rat over several weeks in January and February.
Yellow Lion Costume at School Performance

School District Features Barnard’s New Year Festival in Video Featurette

March 5, 2019
The most colorful scene in all of San Diego took place at Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School on February 9th.

Barnard Elementary Recognized as California Distinguished School

May 9, 2018
Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School earned the 2018 California Distinguished School award, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced in April. Only 287 of the nearly 6000 elementary schools in the state of California received this honor.

Hands-on Science Program Energizes Students at Barnard Elementary

April 23, 2018
Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School has partnered with San Diego Youth Science for the second year in a row to give students and teachers the opportunity to create authentic and relevant scientific learning experiences together.

“Robin Hood” Makes A Merry Mark at Barnard Elementary School

April 11, 2018
The students of Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School showcased their stage talents in an exuberant performance of “Robin Hood” on March 23. More than forty kindergarten through fifth grade students auditioned for the musical production...

Barnard Students Learn That Physics is Fantastic at Annual Science Night

March 27, 2018
Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School held its annual Science Night on March 14. The school’s auditorium was filled with students and their families who wanted to experience science in action. This year’s theme, “Physics is Fantastic,” offered many opportunities for fun, hands-on, and engaging activities for science enthusiasts of every age.

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