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Donate a Yearbook!
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:45 AM

Dear Barton Parents, each year we collect donations for yearbooks to make sure that every 8th grader can leave their Barton career with a book full of memories in hand. This year the donations are way down. Please consider donating a book. Send check made out to Barton to Chuck for $29. Please drop me a note at


And don't forget to get your copy too.


Thank you from the Yearbook Committee

Laura scher Yearbook Parent Advisor

Barton's Spanish Language Debate Tournament Standings
Monday, April 24, 2017 8:15 AM

We want to congratulate Barton on how well your students performed at last weekend’s Spanish language debate tournament. Six students competed, coached by Flory Sommers. The team did a great job, winning four debate rounds over the course of the tournament.


Capital Planning Open House - May 1, 6-8 p.m.
Monday, April 24, 2017 8:10 AM

Join us for an informational presentation of district construction projects for 2017-18, followed by Q&A and refreshments. MONDAY, MAY 1 ✶ 6-8 P.M. Davis Center, 1250 W. Broadway Ave.

Kindergarten Round-Up Volunteers needed
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:45 AM

Looking for a few smiling faces to help welcome our newest Barton students to the community. It is a very small time commitment.

Thursday, May 11th from 8:30-9:30/10a.m.

If you are able to help, or have any questions, please contact coordinator Carolyn Ramberg;  THANK YOU!!

Volunteer for Plant Sale pick-up days: Fri. May 12 or Sat. May 13
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:40 AM

Plant sale pick-up days are coming soon and we need YOU to make it a success. Please click here and volunteer today!  Volunteering only takes 2 hours of your time and no plant knowledge is necessary. Thanks in advance for considering. We cannot pull off our biggest fundraiser of the year without you!!

Help with activities at the Barton Spring Festival!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:35 AM

The Spring Festival committee needs volunteers! Come join the fun & support the wonderful specialists, staff & parents who are hosting activity stations. Think henna and face-painting, step and double Dutch, arts & crafts, science experiments, and an obstacle course! Sign up here — you can let us know what activities and time slots you would like.


History Day Finalists!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:10 AM

Of the 170+ students who completed an awesome History Day Project, 37 students were invited to compete in the Minneapolis Regional Event:


Measles Alert - Karen Ward, RN: Barton School Nurse
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 2:10 PM

There are now several children in Hennepin County with confirmed cases of measles.

Please be advised that if your child is not immunized, he/she is at risk of contracting measles.

Measles is a highly contagious illness that may be prevented by vaccination.


Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week: April 24-28
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 11:20 AM

Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week is April 24-28, 2017. Barton Minneapolis Kids and Community Education Youth Programs are joining with the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) to celebrate and recognize the professionals that are the heart and soul of out-of-school time programming.  Out-of-school programs are more than just childcare—they are widely credited as the way to enhance learning in STEM, literacy, social and emotional learning, health and wellness and the arts.


Southwest - Performing Arts
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:55 AM

Amazing things are always being created by the students and staff at Southwest High School.

Support the Arts.


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