melissa barrow


Congratulations to Mrs. Barrow! She raised $1,260.33 for Special Olympics of Colorado and jumped into some freezing water. To make sure it was cold, they put ice in the pool! Donations are still being accepted through her page  

Polar Plunge 2014 Results


Melissa Dafni Barrow Polar plunge 2013
Once again Mrs. Barrow is participating in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. The event will be held February 22, 2014 at City Park, Denver. (The park near the Zoo and Natural History Museum). The event starts at 12 pm with a 5k run and the Polar Plunge will start […]

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics 2014


Mrs. Barrow has been practicing martial arts for over a decade with the Mountain Academy of Martial Arts.  As one of the few advanced female martial artists in our school she has the privilege of being a role model for the girls just starting out.  You can’t miss her usual bright pink dobalk and […]

Get to know Melissa Barrow



Huge congrats to Melissa Barrow who raised $903.71 for Special Olympics of Colorado and participated in the Special Olympics of Colorado Polar Plunge at Aurora Reservoir on Saturday, February 23, 2013.  

Freezin for a Reason


Mrs. Barrow has signed up to participate in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics February 23, 2013 at the Aurora Reservoir.  As you can imagine, she needs all the support she can get to jump in to that freezing water! You can sponser her jump here: http://socopolarplunge.kintera.org/aurora/mdafni or just come out the […]

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics


As I begin my 42nd year teaching, I think back 41 years ago and my first school in Axis, Alabama. Seven students, very hot and muggy, and very excited to be able to pass on the beauty and power of Martial Arts. Jump forward to 2011, still excited about Martial […]

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