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Barton's new principal, Paul Scanlon has scheduled Listening Sessions with the Barton community. They are a chance for parents to share with Paul what they value at Barton and a way for Paul to get to know the Barton community.
Sessions will be held on the following dates from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Barton:
The following questions will frame the discussion at the sessions:
On August 13th from noon to 6:00 pm, parents and students will come to Barton to “get connected” with each other and get some of the big things off their checklist to start the year. Details...
Join us at Barton's annual Back-to-School Picnic on Thursday, August 21, 2014. Details
Planning ahead? Supply lists for classes will be posted here as they're made available:
Can the Maker Movement Infiltrate Mainstream Classrooms? by Katrina Schwartz, KQED.org, July 2, 2014
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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