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The Benefits of the Preschool Through 8th Grade Model

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Barnesville Blogs

Art Classroom Blog

Barnesville Buzz is where our art teacher shares some of the amazing work our students are creating in her classroom. She describes assignments and how they relate to other subjects students are studying. She includes references to notable artists, background about techniques, and art-in-process photos.

Outdoor & Environmental Education

Barnesville developed a school-wide partnership with Black Hill Regional Park to enhance outdoor and environmental education across the School’s curriculum. Our Black Hill Partnership Blog chronicles related programs and field studies activities.

Library Blog

Raucous Clubhouse is a forum created and moderated by Barnesville's librarian to share information and excitement about books and other reading materials and experiences.

Older Blogs -- While we aren't actively blogging in these spaces, we still think the content is worth a look!

Faculty Insights Blog

Barnesville teachers share insights about childhood development and educational issues on our Faculty Insights Blog. Our Admissions Director addresses factors families consider when choosing the right school for their child(ren).

Head's Blog

Susanne's Corner is a place where our Head of School, Susanne Johnson, occasionally shares information about educational, parenting, and child development issues.

Parent Blog

Barnesville's Parent Blog is a space where we share information, articles, and insights related to parenting. Some posts deal with challenging issues, others suggest fun things to do as families.

An independent private school in
Montgomery County, Maryland
offering innovative preschool
through 8th grade programs.

Barnesville School

21830 Peach Tree Road
PO Box 404
Barnesville, MD 20838

p: 301.972.0341
f: 301.972.4076


We offer a vigorous academic program for students as well as engaging, hands-on learning experiences.


Our positive, supportive learning environment promotes imagination, exploration, personal growth, and achievement.

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