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Softball and Baseball Practice times are now 2:00PM-4:00 PM in the Barton Gym! Please contact Brittany Alexander at (612)668-3580 for more information!
Dear Barton Community,
With the new-fallen snow on the ground, it’s difficult to tell that last Friday was the first day of spring and the kickoff to our Barton Plant Sale. But, the warmer weather and melting snow last week were surely a welcome sight to many of our children who seemed to have wider smiles and a spring in their step on the playground for a few days. Read more...
Jon Scieszka, author of bestsellers The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, delivers the 2015 Chase Lecture at the U of MN. Children are welcome.
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Hello Families! Please read the following regarding baseball/softball for the next weeks ahead! Please note that there IS PRACTICE this week (3/23-3/27) for both softball and baseball. However, baseball players will only practice Wednesday, 03/25 as we are not in school Friday 03/27. Baseball practices are WED’s & FRI’s, Softball practices are Tues & Thurs! All practices are located in the Barton Gym from 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Karen Savage will be leading a four part class to create a beautiful mosaic memorial in honor of Felicity. The series will focus on tiling and grouting a design created by Felicity's 3rd and 4th graders, with the final project hanging on the south side of Barton in Felicity’s Memorial Garden. All are welcome and no one will be turned away. Families are encouraged to invite former Barton friends and families. [Details]
The Barton ultimate team is open to boys and girls from 5th- through 8th-grade. The season runs April 13 - June 7, 2015 with games on Saturday or Sunday afternoons. Learn more and register now for a fun spring sport! Questions? Contact Kevin@kinneavy.com.
*** Registration extended. Sign up now! ***
Click on the title to read the agenda for the March Council meeting...The meeting will be in the Barton Media Center on Thursday, March 26 from 4:30-6:30.
THANK YOU!!! to parents who have been working hard to fundraise and build community at Barton over the past couple of months. Shannon Plourde and her team: Jill Amundson, Nasra Hassan, Sara Johnson, Kate Kremer and Kristi Smith-Knutson, worked hard on the Barton Fund Campaign before winter break, soliciting contributions from Barton families. Elizabeth Christensen and Katie Scott organized and promoted the Barton FUNdraisers over the past month. Parties, hikes and music will be shared among Barton families, and funds brought in by ticket sales will go to making our kids' educational experience at Barton great.
The Leadership Council met on February 26, 2015. As always, find our thorough and informational meeting minutes on the Barton website.
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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