Barberton City Schools News
American Heart Walk



Cindy Boswell, Kara Patterson and Assistant Principal Joe Lattarulo worked with the Advancement to Nursing students from Barberton, Wadsworth, Norton and Copley to help Barberton High School raise money for the American Heart Walk. The students were successful in raising more than $450 for this outstanding cause!  
Parents as Partners

Click here for the "Parents as Partners on the Special Education Team" flyer.

These sessions, held in Cuyahoga Falls, will help parents learn about special education procedures and paperwork, and offer practical ideas on ways to become effective partners in your child's education.  Registration is required.
 
Final Washington DC Payments!

Final payments are due to Nowak Tours by Friday, September 26, 2014 for the 8th graders going to Washington D.C. Pay online at www.nowaktours.com or by calling Nowak Tours toll free at 877-293-4900. Please do not bring money to the school as we cannot accept it!
 
BHS Picture Day is Tuesday, September 23

Barberton High School
Picture Day: Tuesday, September 23
Picture Day ID: WP924043Y0

Picture Day is easy with mylifetouch.com

• Parents can create their own package from the expanded online selection.
• Quickly order and pay for portraits online.
• Pay by credit card.

Go to mylifetouch.com
 
Barberton City Schools Community Meeting

As part of Barberton City Schools’ five-year strategic planning process, the district is seeking input from parents and community members at a community discussion. The meeting’s purpose is to elicit the community’s ideas and opinions in regard the schools operations and programming. The event will take place at the Active Adult Center adjacent to the Lake Anna YMCA from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 25.
 
2014-15 Barberton City Schools Quality Profile
Click here for the 2014-15 Barberton City Schools Quality Profile 
September 11th Memorial Program


Students from the Criminal Science Technology Program participated in a September 11th Memorial Program at the Barberton Fire Department. Eagle Scout, Joe Polacek, and representatives from the Barberton High School Band were also in attendance to assist with the Memorial. 
 
Superintendent's September Message
 

Barberton Schools Seeks Community Input

Superintendent Patti Cleary 

The Barberton Board of Education has been seeking ideas and opinions from parents, community members, staff and students as they create ...
 

Free Vehicle Maintenance Inspection for BHS Students
 
BMS Garden is Tasty!


Eighth graders at Barberton Middle School got an extra surprise at lunch recently. Mrs. Jamison shared fresh tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers from the BMS Gardens!  
Ms. Samantha Coldwell - "30 for the Future" Award



Congratulations to Ms. Samantha Coldwell, Barberton High School Career and Technical Marketing Teacher, who was awarded the "30 for the Future" Award by the Greater Akron Chamber. The program honors people whose contributions affect their industries and the Akron area in positive ways.
Mr. Rob Walker - 2014 OCSS Outstanding Teacher



Congratulations to Mr. Rob Walker, Barberton High School Social Studies Teacher, who was named a 2014 Ohio Council of Social Studies Outstanding Teacher. Mr. Walker will receive his award at the annual OCSS conference.   
Registration is now OPEN for the 2014 'Cancer Fears the Runner' on Active.com!!

Click here for information on the 2014 'Cancer Fears the Runner' 5K and 1 mile walk.
 



Business Management student Abby Tolson collected 5,758 pairs of new socks and donated them to the Esther Ryan Shoe fund in Barberton! Abby is a compact student from Wadsworth. She completed this task as a project for Job’s Daughter which is an organization for young women that provides a wholesome environment based on the foundation of high morals, love of country, love of family and friends and respect for others throughout the world. 

Thank you, Abby for fulfilling a need for the children of Barberton! 
Summer /Back to School 2014 Information

Click Read More for the Summer /Back to School 2014 Information links that were previously displayed on the district webpage.
 
BMS Garden Takes Shape!

The BMS Garden Club has been busy this summer beautifying the Barberton Middle School Courtyard. They received a grant to continue their project and have big plans to expand their gardens, but need more help. If you would like to volunteer to help out in the garden (kids and parent volunteers make a great team) email Mrs. Jamison with your name and phone number.

 



 
Superintendent's August Message


A New and Improved Barberton High School

Patti Cleary

Improvements to Barberton school buildings are still ongoing.  BHS is the last phase of the district’s construction project.  We have been able to enhance the high school even more because the district came in under budget after building or renovating the middle school and both elementary buildings, and ...    
Progress Book Parent Access

https://parentaccess.neonet.org/

Please Note: Parents and students will keep the same user accounts from year to year with Progress Book Parent Access. The school offices do not have Parent Access account usernames and passwords. If you need your user name/passwords, you will have to have the information reset through the “Can't access your account” link on the Parent Access sign in page or click here for account recovery.
 
BHS Magic Time

During the 2014-2015 school year, the high school will be running an alternative schedule one week a month. We are doing this to give our teachers two hours of uninterrupted time to prepare for new common core curriculum and end of year exams that your child will be required to pass to graduate.

Click "Read More" for more information, the Magic Time Schedule, and new Graduation Requirements. 
 
Superintendent's Message
 

NEW HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND LOTS MORE TESTING

Patti Cleary

  Governor Kasich’s Midbiennium Review Budget has outlined new graduation requirements for students entering ninth grade this fall.  The requirements for the Class of 2018 will include 

Join the Barberton All Sports Boosters

Proceeds benefit Barberton Middle School and High School Athletic PRIDE! Once your membership has been completed, you will have full membership rights and voting rights in the Barberton All Sports Boosters. Membership begins August 1 and ends June 30. Membership cost is $20.00.

Each paid member receives the following:
1. A membership card
2. Name listed in Fall and Winter BHS Sports Programs.
3. An Official Barberton All Sports Booster Club T Shirt.

All money collected will benefit Barberton Athletes! Click here for membership form.
 
BHS Football Preview

Welcome to the 2014 Barberton High School football season! We are very excited about the possibilities that exist as we enter the upcoming season. The BHS Football Program is led by BHS Alumni Tony Gotto. He returns to BHS and will help to lead the way, in returning the Magics back into a viable force in the football scene.

We are excited to announce the home schedule where the Magics will be playing eight games at Sharkey Stadium this fall. The football team opens at home on Friday September 5, 2014 against Springfield High School. This game will also be youth night and the Barberton All Sports Boosters will be holding their second annual “Magic Mayhem” at Barberton Middle School from 4:00- 6:00. On Friday September 12, 2014 the Magics will be hosting Alliance High School and we will be celebrating the accomplishments of the 1964 football team which compiled a record of 8-1 and will be celebrating their 50th anniversary. During week number 7, the Magics will be playing Canton Central Catholic High School and this will also be homecoming. Week ten has the BHS football team matching up against Northwest High School. This will be senior night where we introduce the 2014 fall sports athletes.

We hope that you are excited about the upcoming football season. Please plan on attending the games and also supporting our student athletes. BELIEVE IN MAGIC!

Click here for a complete Varsity Football schedule. All Fall Sports schedules are currently available on our Athletic Department homepage.
 
Child Find

Child Find is the process of locating and evaluating children with suspected disabilities who may be in need of special education and related services. Federal, state, and local regulations require all Ohio Schools to conduct annual Child Find activities. Click here for the Barberton City Schools Child Find brochure.
 
New District Communication Tool
We have been looking for different ways to better communicate with you regarding upcoming events, district news and alerts.  We still plan to use the parent broadcast system, but we would also like you to be able to receive emails and/or text messages from us that you can open whenever it is convenient for you. 
District Calendar
  

District Calendars are available for school years
 
 
 
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