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Friday, June 5, 2020 8:00 AM

It's Barton's first ever virtual talent show!

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:25 AM


The Barton Staff has a special message for all of our students.


Food Distribution & Distance Learning Sites
Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:15 PM

The Following Sites have been designated as food distribution sites and places to pick up packets of work to do over our extended break.  Click here for site addresses.

Look for the yellow school bus. 

Olson Middle School          Jenny Lind           South

Henry High School             Folwell                  Marcy

Edison                                 Roosevelt             Hmong International Academy        

Northeast                            Cityview                Washburn

Seward                                Hall                        Lake Nokomis Keewaydin

Andersen                            Lyndale                 Armatage

Bethune                              Green Central

World Saavy 6th grade Art Show
Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:30 PM

Dental Care is Coming to Barton!
Monday, November 4, 2019 7:50 AM

Clara Barton Open School will soon be partnering with Children’s Dental Services (CDS) to provide dental care to Barton students at school. Services provided include: dental exams, x-rays, cleanings, fluoride treatment, sealants, fillings, crowns, extractions and other treatments as needed during regular school hours.


State of the School Presentation
Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:55 PM

Please find Barton's State of the School Presentation attached!

Help sustain Barton every month!
Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:50 AM

Thank you so much to everyone that has donated so far!  We’re making strides toward our goal of raising $15,000 for the Barton Foundation.  But we’ve got a long way to go.  


The Barton Foundation asks: How do you choose Barton?
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 9:15 AM

Persistence. Responsibility. Inclusion. Diversity. Empathy.  

These five words will be the foundation of the 2019/2020 school year at Barton Open Elementary. What do they mean to an open and progressive education?


After School Activities at Barton
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:55 AM

After School classes (Community Ed. and ALC) begin the week of October 21stst. Registration materials have been distributed to all classroom and homeroom teachers. Please look for them in your child’s backpack and/or ask your child to take a look at the awesome after school classes!


Annual Environmental Health & Safety Notifications
Monday, September 9, 2019 1:45 PM

Please find the following mandatory Environmental Health & Safety Notifications attached below...

All documents, including language translations, are available on the district website at the following link:

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