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Dear Barton Community,
I wanted to thank those of you who were able to attend the State of the School report that presented at our most-recent Leadership Council meeting on Thursday, October 23rd. [read more]
Because some parents were not able to attend Paul's State of the School address at the Leadership council meeting last week, we have posted the slides online. Click the title link to view the slides. State of the School Address
“Soup with the Supe” is an engagement opportunity for MPS stakeholders – education staff, families, and community members - to have an open conversation with Dr. Johnson. The superintendent and executive cabinet members serve soup to attendees during the first half hour of the evening, and then Dr. Johnson will engage in an open-forum style Q & A with attendees. It’s important to continue efforts that support open and candid conversations with our school communities. For more information, please visit: http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/soup_with_the_supe_3.pdf
The book fair is coming up in 2 weeks! We hope you’re ready. To explain why this Barton tradition is so important, we asked some of our teachers what they love about the book fair. Here’s what Jane (grades 1/2), Patty (grades 3/4), Becky (grades 5/6), Mary (grades 5/6), and Amber (7/8) told us: [read more]
Our first meeting will be a Family Meeting with both the parents and the girls interested in joining attending. The meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 6th at 5:30 in the Media Center. [read more]
Click the link for important school choice dates and information for 2015-16. Flyer
Da clic en el vínculo para información importante y fechas de 2015-16. volante
Did you know that Barton students who participate in after school activities (those that end at 4:00) are eligible for bus transportation at 4:15 p.m.? [read more]
When submitting a bus pass request, please also remind your child to come and get their bus for the day. If they do not come and get their pass, I cannot guarantee that they will receive their pass. [read more]
As a member of WMEP, all MPS employees and parents can attend free professional development courses offered through the WMEP Cultural Collaborative. Courses include: Beyond Diversity, Culturally Responsive Teaching, Cultural Literacy, Leading Systemic Transformation and more. If you are interested in seeing what workshops are available, please visit the Keep Certified website and let Paul know that you are interested.
Click here to read notes from the October Council meeting...
Parents of prospective new students, click here!
Clara Barton Open School is a public K-8 magnet school fostering a community of active learners centered on the following values:
Instilling a love of learning.
Valuing each child for his or her perspectives.
Interdisciplinary curriculum and culturally responsive instruction.
Developing a community of mutual respect and equity.
Creative, courageous and collaborative inquiry for all.
Child-centered decision-making & self-directed learning.
Educating for a democratic society.
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