WE ARE Clara Barton!

Clara Barton Elementary School, home of the Eagles, is a learning community committed to providing all children a top quality educational program. Our school encourages each student to achieve his or her highest academic and social potential through actively engaging classroom instruction and character education initiatives. Our school's enrollment ranges from approximately 475-500 students in grades K-5.

Our Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is very active at Clara Barton Elementary School. The PTA sponsors a number of enriching activities for the students and staff. They provide financial support as well as family sponsored social activities for our children.

At Barton, school spirit can be felt the moment you enter our campus. Our goal is to create fun, memorable learning experiences for all students, while instilling in them a sense of pride in their school and community. WE ARE Clara Barton!

Mr. Sean F. Sweeney
Principal

Soaring Eagles

Student Recognition - Honors Band
Student Recognition - Honors Band

The following students were selected to participate in the 26th Annual Elementary Honors Band Concert. We are so proud of their musical efforts and talent!

Brynne Y.

Michael L.

Andy C.



Student Recognition - April Eagle's Nest
Student Recognition - April Eagle's Nest

The following students were selected by their grade level team as representatives for the April gathering of the Eagle's Nest. This group offered their thoughts and perspectives on the topic of finishing the school year strong, specifically, what they can do as individuals to ensure this happens. We thank them for being such a strong and passionate voice at Barton!

Abel A.

Julianna D.

Samuel B.

Kamilla M.

Jacquelyne S.


Staff Recognition - Mrs. Alomar & Mrs. Wellborn
Staff Recognition - Mrs. Alomar & Mrs. Wellborn

Mrs. Alomar and Mrs. Wellborn are being recognized for the help they provided a colleague. They recently assisted this colleague with a major reorganization project within her classroom, making the learning space one in which was more conducive to her students' needs.

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.

Barton Events

Day 2
all day
Wasteless Wednesday
Day 3
all day
WE ARE Family Day
Day 4
all day
Field Day
School closed
Day 5
all day
BOGO Book Fair
Day 1
all day

District Events

SCHOOLS CLOSED
Policy and Legislation Committee Meeting
Malberg Administration Building, 45 Ranoldo Terrace
Curriculum and Instruction Committee Meeting
Malberg Administration Building, 45 Ranoldo Terrace
Business and Facilities Committee Meeting
Malberg Administration Building, 45 Ranoldo Terrace
Strategic Planning Committee Meeting
Malberg Administration Building, 45 Ranoldo Terrace
Community Meeting - CHPS 2020
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East Little Theater
BOE Work Session
Malberg Administration Building, 45 Ranoldo Terrace
Alternative High School Senior Recognition Ceremony
Malberg Administration Building Board Room
West Commencement
Liacouras Center, Temple University
East Commencement
Liacouras Center, Temple University

Barton Gives Back

Each month, in connection with a scheduled PTA event, our school community will participate in a Barton Gives Back day. On this day, school community members are encouraged to donate much needed goods to our local food bank in an effort to give back to our community. More information will be forthcoming regarding upcoming Barton Gives Back days. Thanks in advance for your considerate donations!

Anti-Bullying Information

HIB Grade Report

LaCoyya H. Weathington
Director of Pupil Services
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
45 Ranoldo Terrace
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
(856) 429-5600 x4431

Diane Bonanno
Guidance Counselor
BartonAnti-Bullying Specialist
(856) 667-3303 x6657

Stay informed

At Clara Barton Elementary School, we strive to maintain open lines of communication with all school community members. One of the best ways for you to help your child throughout his/her educational journey is to stay informed and be involved in their education. Our school offers the following ways to obtain the most up to date Eagle news: weekly email from the principal, Eagle's Eye monthly newsletter, text messages from the principal, and you can follow us on Twitter @ClaraBartonElem. To sign up for these various communication tools, please visit the 'Quick Links' tab at the top of the page.

News

Barton News

Cherry Hill Fire Department Asks Community to Participate in Survey
Cherry Hill Fire Department Asks Community to Participate in Survey

The Cherry Hill Fire Department has been a partner with the Cherry Hill School District providing fire safety education for many years. Since 2014 we've presented a 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. Please take a moment to fill out a brief survey about Safety Smart.

Important Letter from Dr. Meloche Regarding the NJSLA-S Field Test
Important Letter from Dr. Meloche Regarding the NJSLA-S Field Test

Dr. Meloche has issued an important letter regarding the New Jersey Student Learning Assessment for Science (NJSLA-S) field test, to be administered to 5th, 8th and 11th grade students in May. This assessment replaces the NJASK Sciene and NJ Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) administered in previous years. This letter details the process required for refusing the test. Refusals must be received by building principals by Friday, May 4, 2018.

2018 PARCC Assessment Modified Schedule Now Available
2018 PARCC Assessment Modified Schedule Now Available

The recently modified 2018 PARCC assessment schedule is now set. Assessments will begin Monday, April 16, 2018 with high school testing. Middle school testing will begin Friday, April 20, and elementary school testing will begin Thursday, May 3. Middle school will test one unit per day. The elementary school schedule has been extended for two days.

A full schedule, including make-up dates, details the subjects tested on each day. Additionally, high school graduation assessment requirements for the classes of 2016 through 2021 and beyond, as well as a general calendar for all assessments, are now available.

District News

Cherry Hill Fire Department Asks Community to Participate in Survey
Cherry Hill Fire Department Asks Community to Participate in Survey

The Cherry Hill Fire Department has been a partner with the Cherry Hill School District providing fire safety education for many years. Since 2014 we've presented a 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. Please take a moment to fill out a brief survey about Safety Smart.

Summer and Music Enrichment Programs Now Accepting Registrations
Summer and Music Enrichment Programs Now Accepting Registrations

The Summer Enrichment Program at Cherry Hill High School East for Cherry Hill residents entering 5th through 11th grades, and the Music Enrichment Program at Cherry Hill High School West for Cherry Hill residents entering 4th through 12th grades, are now accepting registrations.

Opportunity for CHPS Middle School Teachers to Win State-of-the-Art Classroom
Opportunity for CHPS Middle School Teachers to Win State-of-the-Art Classroom

Just in time for the 2018 – 2019 school year, Cherry Hill Public Schools kicks off a contest to award a deserving CHPS middle school teacher a brand new, fully furnished, state-of-the-art classroom! Imagine:

· State-of-the-art modular furniture for creative seating arrangements

· A teacher desk and chair

· An interactive flat panel

· Chromebooks for each student

· A "Day of Shopping" for supplies

Now through June 8, 2018 eligible teachers are invited to submit a digital representation (video or song) no more than four minutes or a 1,000-word-or-fewer essay describing their teaching style, how this future-ready setup will enhance the student experience and why their classroom needs a makeover. Details on the contest, contest submission information and the online application are now available.

Road Work on Springdale Road to Cause Delays From May 8-16, 2018
Road Work on Springdale Road to Cause Delays From May 8-16, 2018

Springdale Road will be down to ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION between the Springdale Farm Market and Justa Lane, from 7 am-3 pm each day beginning May 8, as NJ American Water will be working underground in the area. Police will be on location during each day's work period.

Additional work closer to the JCC and the Kresson Road traffic light is scheduled to begin possibly this Friday and into the week of May 14, which will result in altered traffic patterns at the Kresson Road intersection. Please plan alternate routes around this work for Friday, May 11 and early next week.

Suggested alternate routes are Cropwell Road to and from Route 70, or Brace Road to and from Rout 70. All traffic except trucks over 5 tons may also use Marlkress Road to and from Rt. 70 during this work.

***Please keep in mind there is long-term underground gas main work still occurring on Haddonfield-Berlin Road (Rt 561) near I-295 and Valleybrook Road, so please avoid considering that area as an alternate route.***