Barton News Archive

Staff Recognition - Mrs. Skey
Staff Recognition - Mrs. Skey

Mrs. Skey is being recognized for the respect she shows to others by always being punctual and prepared. Whether it be lunch/recess pick up or PLC meetings, she is always demonstrating professionalism and bringing positivity with her.

Student Voice
Student Voice

Each month Mr. Sweeney meets with a group of nominated students for what he refers to as an Eagle's Nest meeting. The primary focus of these meetings is to provide students the opportunity to have their voice heard specific to a school-related topic. Something new I'm trying this year is to extend the discussion beyond the Eagle's Nest and give all students at Barton the chance to be heard. By clicking here, any Barton student can record a short video clip of themselves answering our monthly Eagle's Nest question.

Eagle Council Application - 5th Grade
Eagle Council Application - 5th Grade

Interested in being a part of this year's 5th Grade Eagle Council? Click here to access the online application.

CHFD/CHPS Fire Safety Survey for Grades 1, 3, 5, and 6
CHFD/CHPS Fire Safety Survey for Grades 1, 3, 5, and 6

The Cherry Hill Fire Department has been a partner with the Cherry Hill School District providing fire safety education for many years. In 2014 we presented a new program entitled "Safety Smart". Safety Smart is a school-based curriculum that links teachers with community safety experts and parents. Safety Smart is being taught in grades 1, 3, 5 and 6 as part of the Physical/Health Education Program.

The goal of the Safety Smart Program is not only to teach students valuable safety skills, but also to have the students put these skills to use outside of the school environment. A valuable tool to help us evaluate the effectiveness of the program is the parent survey. We ask parents/guardians to please take a few minutes to complete an online Parent Survey so we can determine how, if at all, the instruction is being put to use.

UPDATE 6/23/17: Summer Enrichment Programs at High School East Still Open
UPDATE 6/23/17: Summer Enrichment Programs at High School East Still Open

Select summer enrichment classes are still open at Cherry Hill High School East in drama, art, photography, graphic design, model rockets, knitting, chess and more for Cherry Hill residents entering grades 5-11. Course descriptions and registration form are available online. Please submit registration form and payment ASAP.

All Cherry Hill Public Schools Closed for Spring Break April 10-14, 2017
All Cherry Hill Public Schools Closed for Spring Break April 10-14, 2017

All Cherry Hill Public Schools are closed for Spring Break from Monday, April 10 through Friday, April 14, 2017. Schools will reopen for all students and staff on Monday, April 17, 2017 – the makeup day for the inclement weather closure on March 14.

School Will Be in Session Monday, April 17, As an Inclement Weather Make-up Day
School Will Be in Session Monday, April 17, As an Inclement Weather Make-up Day

The make-up day for the snow day on March 14, 2017 will be Monday, April 17, 2017.

50 for 50 - Barton Family Tree
50 for 50 - Barton Family Tree

Help us celebrate Barton's 50th by purchasing a commemorative Family Tree leaf. Details pertaining to this fundraiser can be found here.

Staff Recognition - Ms. Bass
Staff Recognition - Ms. Bass

Ms. Bass is being recognized for putting smiles on the faces of her colleagues in an assortment of ways. Whether it's sharing homemade baked goods or a funny story, Ms. Bass makes our school fun!

Welcome to BARTON!
Welcome to BARTON!

Barton students welcome you to OUR HOUSE as part of #WeekOfRespect2017! Watch our video here.

WE ARE...a 2016 NATIONAL School of Character
WE ARE...a 2016 NATIONAL School of Character

Thanks to all members of the Barton community for helping us achieve this honor!

Student Recognition - October Eagle's Nest
Student Recognition - October Eagle's Nest

The following students were selected by their grade level team as representatives for the October gathering of the Eagle's Nest. This group offered their thoughts and perspectives on ways we can ensure students feel important in their classrooms. We thank them for being such a strong and passionate voice at Barton!

London F.

Alaina M.

Roxanne C.

Miriam R.

Fiorella S.

Andy C.

Korban B.


Staff Recognition - Ms. Paley
Staff Recognition - Ms. Paley

Ms. Paley is recognized for the countless hats she wears at Barton! She recently organized our monthly Barton Gives Back initiative and coordinated visits from High School East science students to teach lessons in our classrooms.

School Community Recognition - PTA
School Community Recognition - PTA

Special thanks are in order for our amazing PTA. This summer the PTA committed to donating a set of 30 laptop computers to our school for student use! The PTA's contributions to our school community are so greatly appreciated.

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