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 - All Cherry Hill Band and Orchestra!

Congratulations to our Barton Eagles who participated in All Cherry Hill Band and Orchestra last night! Way to go!!

Band Members:

Zoe E. - clarinet
Drea D. - flute
Marianna D. - flute
William L. - trombone
Jason P. - trumpet
Jessica Q. - trumpet
Reveilly M. - saxophone
Nayla B. - saxophone
Enzo L. - percussion

Orchestra Members:

Natalie N. - violin
Ariana T. - violin
Emily F. - violin
Zara H. - violin

Student Recognition - Recess Runner Stars

The following students were Recess Runner Stars this month! Great job!!

Caden D.
Brayden M.
Johnny H.
Vanessa P.
Pia V.
Genesis M.

Student Recognition - Top Earners for PTA Catalog Sale
Student Recognition - Top Earners for PTA Catalog Sale

The following students were Top Earners in the PTA's Catalog Sale!!! This group earned an Ice Cream Party for their efforts! We thank them for their fantastic participation and support of Barton and Barton PTA!

Trinity M.

Brianna R.

Connor E.

Cooper F.

Gillian M.

Gina M.

Joshua M.


Letter to School Community - 10.29.18
Letter to School Community - 10.29.18

Please take a minute and read the letter that was shared with our school community on 10.29.18.

Student Recognition - Red Ribbon Week Art Contest
Student Recognition - Red Ribbon Week Art Contest

Thank you to all who participated in the Red Ribbon Week Art Contest. The theme this year was - Life is your Journey, Travel Drug Free. A big congratulations to Juliya R. who won with her poster! Way to go!!



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
WE ARE Family Day
Battle of the Books
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APR
Day 3
all day
Field Day
all day
Barton
Day 4
all day
Day 5
all day
Day 1
all day
PTA Meeting
Library
Day 2
all day

District Events

Cultural Proficiency/Equity/Character Ed Committee Meeting
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Malberg Administration Building
SCHOOLS CLOSED
BOE Action Meeting
Malberg Administration Building Board Room, 45 Ranoldo Terrace
Policy & Legislation Committee Meeting
Woodcrest Elementary School Library/Media Center, 400 Cranford Dr
Curriculum & Instruction Committee Meeting
Woodcrest Elementary School Library/Media Center, 400 Cranford Dr
Business & Facilities Committee Meeting
Bret Harte Elementary School Library/Media Center 1909 Queen Anne Road
Strategic Planning Committee Meeting
Bret Harte Elementary School Library/Media Center 1909 Queen Anne Road
BOE Work Session
Malberg Administration Building Board Room, 45 Ranoldo Terrace
Cultural Proficiency/Equity/Character Ed Committee Meeting
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Malberg Administration Building
Elementary Moving Up Ceremonies (for schools that have them)

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

Jackie McComb

Guidance Counselor
(856) 667-3303 x6657
Barton Anti-Bullying Specialist

Download STOPit!
Access Code: CBESEagles

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.

Barton News

Important Information for Parents Regarding Genesis Parent Access
Important Information for Parents Regarding Genesis Parent Access

Important information regarding regarding Genesis Parent Access. Please read this letter for more information.

Parent University and Resource Fair 2019
Parent University and Resource Fair 2019
Join us for an evening filled with useful information and helpful resources for both you and your children on Monday, April 15 6 - 8:30 p.m. at the Malberg Administration Building. Please view this flier for more details.
Letter to School Community - 10.29.18
Letter to School Community - 10.29.18

Please take a minute and read the letter that was shared with our school community on 10.29.18.

Important Information for Parents Regarding 2018-2019 State/Commercially Developed Assessments
Important Information for Parents Regarding 2018-2019 State/Commercially Developed Assessments
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. Any Barton student can record a short video clip of themselves answering our monthly Eagle's Nest question.

District News

Dr. Meloche Testifies before Assembly Education Committee Regarding Shortage of Qualified Special Education Teachers
Dr. Meloche Testifies before Assembly Education Committee Regarding Shortage of Qualified Special Education Teachers

On Thursday, May 16, 2019, Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche testified before the New Jersey Assembly Education Committee regarding the dire shortage of qualified special education teachers across the state. Dr. Meloche's full testimony is available online.

Multiple Road Work Projects to Cause Delays through May 20, 2019
Multiple Road Work Projects to Cause Delays through May 20, 2019

The Cherry Hill Police Department has issued the following notice about multiple road work projects taking place around the township through May 20, 2019:

Thursday 5/16

  • Kresson Road will have OVERNIGHT ALTERNATING TRAFFIC in the area of the Turnpike bridge, Thursday & Friday 5/16 and 5/17, between 8 pm and 6 am. Traffic will be alternating in one direction at a time, between Howard Johnson Road and Browning Lane; police will be on location.

Monday 5/20

  • Hampton Road eastbound will be CLOSED at Cuthbert Blvd, Monday through Friday between 9 am and 3 pm for two weeks, from 5/20 through 5/31. During these work times, Hampton Rd (southbound only) will be re-opened at Chapel Ave. Detours will be posted.

Please plan routes around these work zones. Congestion and delays will be expected at each location.

"Funding for the Future" Booklet on CHPS Funding Crisis and Outreach to State Officials Available Online
"Funding for the Future" Booklet on CHPS Funding Crisis and Outreach to State Officials Available Online

"Funding for the Future," a booklet detailing the background of the underfunding Cherry Hill Public Schools by the State of New Jersey, and our "ask" of our state leaders, is available online. The booklet was distributed to NJ Commissioner of Education Dr. Lamont Repollet, his team, Senator James Beach, Representatives Pamela Lampitt and Louis Greenwald following their tour of some of our schools on May 7, 2019. The leaders' visit also included a meeting with administration, Board members and community members to discuss our needs. The Commissioner offered his help in securing funding for the District. Updates will be posted on this web site and on District social media.