PARENT RESOURCES - COVID 19
Please check out the list of Parent Resources below which you may find very helpful during the school closure due to the COVID-19 Virus:
Mrs. Bannister's Google Bitmoji SEL Classroom
Mrs. Bannister's Google Bitmoji SEL Classroom can be used by parents of Pratt Elementary or Barker Jr./Sr. High School aged students.
Hey New York,
Project Hope is New York’s COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline.
NY Project Hope helps New Yorkers understand their reaction and emotions during COVID-19. Through an emotional support helpline, educational materials, and trusted referrals, NY Project Hope helps people manage and cope with changes brought on by COVID-19.
Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand what you are going through. Talking to them is free, confidential, and anonymous. Talk to someone who is trained, knowledgeable and never judges. Sometimes it helps to talk with someone you don’t know.
Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314
Click on links below for information:
Niagara County Crisis Services:
The following links provide information for parents and students from Niagara County Crisis Services, New York State Office of Mental Health and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Parents: Supporting Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic
Please click on the link below to obtain resources from the IRIS Center which is being shared by the New York State Education Department, Office of Special Education. The module offers practical tools and easy-to-implement strategies to help clarify what is and is not a parents role during school closure and provides information for parents on how to support their child's learning and social emotional wellbeing.
Student and Family Mental Health Resources:
Please click on the link to obtain additional links with suggestions of mental health service providers and programs that can assist you in finding the appropriate help that is needed during this challenging time:
Working Papers Information:
Parent Tools for Social Distancing:
Parent Guide to Google Classroom:
Please click on the link below to view a Parent Guide on Google Classroom:
Zoom Instructions for Students:
Local Child Care Providers:
Spectrum Internet Offer - (** 2 Free Months **):
The following information is for anyone interested in registering a student at the Barker Central School District. Please review the registration packet below and visit the "Register a Student at Barker Central School" webpage for information on the student registration process. This also includes filling out an online form. Once submitted, Mrs. Kirsty Pagan, Central Registrar, will be notified that you are ready to schedule and appointment to complete the student registration process. Any questions regarding student registration at the Barker Central School District should be emailed to Mrs. Pagan by clicking her email link: email@example.com.
Food Distribution Contact Information:
Julie Fuerch, BCS Food Service Manager: 716-795-3347 or click the link to send an email to Mrs. Fuerch.
Barker Food Pantry: 716-795-9945