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Valleyfair Field Trip

In celebration of the end of another great year, the 5th and 6th grade classes will be going to Valleyfair on Wed., June 8, 2011.  See the Information and Permission form for details.

6th Hour Electives

It's time for 6th graders to think about Fall already!  Fall 2011 6th hour electives course descriptions and selection form.  Due to homeroom teachers by Friday, May 27, 2011.

Middles Bike Day

Friday, June 3, 2011, the Middles team biked from Barton to Lake Nokomis.  It was really more like Beach Day.  See photos...

Forestville and Mystery Cave Field Trip

The Middles teams took all day field trip to Historic Forestville and Mystery Cave State Park on May 31, 2011.  See Photos...

African Cats Field Trip

The Middles teams will take a field trip to the Southdale AMC theater to see the Disney movie "Aftrican Cats" on Wed., May 4, 2011.

Hit the Slopes!

The Barton Middles classes took a ski trip to Afton Alps on Friday, March 4, 2011.  See the information and permission form for details.

See some photos...

Two Performances

The Middles classes will be taking two fields trips to see performances in February:

  • Friday, 2/11:  Youth Performance Company production of "MEAN" at the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center
  • Tuesday, 2/15: Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience at the Ordway Theater.  ** Corrected **

Information and permission form (pdf)

Math Masters for 6th Graders

Do you love math? Would you like to work with some Barton 6th graders and help prepare them for the Math Masters' Competition on February 12 at North High? We have an opportunity for you. Working with interested 6th graders who would like to compete on the 12th will take place every Monday and Wednesday after school from 2 - 3 P.M. of each week prior to the competition. Katrina Belding will be facilitating the groups but would really like interested parents to help prepare and coach our students. We'll also have Math Masters' preparation for 5th graders after the 6th grade competition is over. The date for the 5th grade competition has not been announced.

Very importantly, please encourage your 6th grader to get involved and be challenged in math and represent Barton at the competition. Students will work in small groups and in some short individual competitions. All students are welcome to be a part of the Barton Math Masters' teams. Everyone can benefit from the extra coaching and learning new skills and concepts in math. At the competition on the 12th, students will get pizza and a t-shirt. The competition is in the morning from 9 to 1. It's a lot of fun!

Please contact Katrina.Belding@mpls.k12.mn.us if you are interested in helping.

Two Events
  • Earth Adventure Program, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
  • Physics Force field trip, Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

Permission Form (pdf)

Youth Performance Company Production

The middles classes will be taking a field trip to see a performance of "Afternoon of the Elves" on Thursday, October 14, 2010.  See the permission form for details...

Swimming Schedule

Schedule for swimming at the Blaisdell YMCA for all classes (pdf)

(CORRECTION:  Mary's class is swimming Jan. 25, 26 and 27, the Tues., Wed. and Thurs. of that week, not Friday, the 28th as shown in the schedule.)