Barstow is now seeking short-term host families to welcome students from our partner schools in Argentina, Spain and France during the 2018-2019 school year. Apply through June 30, 2018, for this enriching cultural experience.
Any list of influential female artists is likely to include Georgia O’Keefe, Frida Kahlo and Mary Cassat, but many other women have produced profound and powerful work without the same name recognition. Upper school Art History students can now add seven more women to the list, after reading an acclaimed book and exchanging insights with its author, Booklist critic Donna Seaman.
Three middle school students have written Shakespearean sonnets that would make The Bard himself proud. Leilani Galles, grade 6, Jordin MacKenzie, grade 8, and Chetan Thomas, grade 6, are the top three winners in the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Sonnet Contest.
They’ve worked all year to sharpen their problem solving skills and it paid off big. Barstow mathletes won second place in Sweepstakes at the Missouri Elementary Math Contest in Columbia on Saturday. May 5.
Mindy Roper knows long division, fractions and geometry can be daunting for fourth grade students. During seventeen years at Barstow, she’s developed strategies that increase success and confidence among even the most dubious learners.
Lower school artist of the quarter Anya Reddy, grade 2, showed her painting to Mr. Foster on Feb. 7, 2018. Anya's dog is painted in the style of Cajun artist George Rodrigue's "Blue Dog." (Photo by Todd Race)