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Barberton High School News
WAKR Student Athlete of the Week


Barberton senior basketball player Riley Ries is the WAKR Student Athlete of the Week for February 27th-March 6th.

BHS Congratulates!

BHS Congratulates

Mrs. Laurie Dague
Mr. Rick Iverson
Mr. Jim Passarelli

on their retirement.

Thank you for your many dedicated years of service to Barberton High School!
Athletic Director hired by Board of Education

John Sabol and Rob Culbertson

The Barberton Board of Education approved John Sabol as the next Athletic Director for the Barberton City Schools. Mr. Sabol has been with the Barberton City Schools for eighteen (18) years. During his tenure at Barberton, he has served as an Assistant Principal, Social Studies Teacher and Varsity Soccer Coach at Barberton High School. In 2008, Mr. Sabol was the Barberton City Schools Educator of the Year. In addition, he is a member of the Barberton Sports Hall of Fame and the 2012 Akron Beacon Journal, Clem Caraboolad Award Winner. Previously, Mr. Sabol served as Athletic Director at St. Vincent – St. Mary High School from 1994-1996 and he is a member of the St. Vincent – St. Mary Hall of Fame. Mr. Sabol’s leadership and experience will be instrumental as the Barberton City Schools transition back into the Suburban League next school year. Mr. Sabol’s official start date will be August 1, 2015.

A special thanks to Rob Culbertson for his dedicated service for the last four years as AD and for his many years as a BHS teacher and Athletic Trainer. Rob will retire at the end of this school year.
Volunteers Needed

Pleasant Pointe and Pleasant View are looking for volunteers to help residents use Ipads. The orientation will be March 26th at 6:30pm. at Pleasant Pointe. See Mrs. Ritz in T63 with questions.
My Favorite Teacher!

A school is much like a bookstore.

They’re both places of aspiration, passion, education, and dreams. That’s why Barnes & Noble is excited to recognize the foundation of our great American schools--our dedicated teachers.

The Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest provides your students with the opportunity to tell your community how much their teachers are appreciated.
BHS Conferences

Barberton High School Parent Teacher Conferences have been rescheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 3:45-7:00 pm.
Swim team makes history!

The Barberton High School boys swim team competed in the 2015 Akron South Sectionals 2015 this past Friday, 02/13/15, at the University of Akron. While I can't say definitively that this was the greatest singular day in Barberton boys swimming history, I am fairly sure it was the best day in at least a generation. The boys set four school records at the sectional meet, the results are as follows:
Barberton Chef Prep Juniors Win Chopped! Pizza Challenge

Derek Everson and his Seafood Pizza

The Copley Chef Prep and Hospitality Management program led by Chef Joe Schmeltzer gives students the opportunity to compete against each other in a “Chopped!” challenge. On February 10, 2015 the surprise challenge was to create a specialty pizza. Kaitlyn Claar took First Place in the Dessert Specialty category with a Cinnamon Crumble Pizza and a vanilla glaze that judges said taste like a cinnamon bun. Derek Everson took First Place in the Specialty Category with a “to die for” Seafood Pizza with shrimp, calamari and a white garlic sauce. Fellow Barberton Chef Prep junior Morgan Harper made a broccoli and cheese pizza. The Chef Prep and Hospitality Management juniors look forward to more “Chopped!” challenges in the future.
Pleasant Pointe

Volunteers are needed at Pleasant Pointe daily from 5-7 pm to help in the dining room. Please call Pleasant Pointe and ask for Tanya at 330-848-5028. Please make sure you call in advance so that they can scheduled time for you to help.
2015 OHSAA Girls' State Basketball Tournament

Click here for the OHSAA Girls' Basketball Division I District Tournament Bracket.

The Barberton High School Varsity Girls' Basketball Team will play Green High School Thursday, February 26, 2015 in a OHSAA Girls Sectional Basketball Game at Barberton High School. Game Time is 7:00 pm and ticket prices are $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for students. Please come and cheer on the Lady Magics!
Business Management News

Congratulations to the Business Management students who walked away with honors in the Business Professionals of America regional competition. With over 400 students competing, our students walked away with a large number of the awards. First and second place candidates move on to the next level of competition and will represent BHS at the State Conference in March.
100% Pass State Tested Nursing Assistant Exam!!

Eighteen seniors from the Advancement to Nursing Program recently took their State Test Nurse Aide competency Exam. We had 100% pass this exam, which consisted of a written exam as well as skills testing.

Congratulations to all 18 seniors!
Learning to Launch 2015

Barberton High School sophomores and juniors can attend Hiram College for an Entrepreneurship Academy from May 26-29, 2015.  The cost is only $25!

Click here for a video with more information.

Click here for Registration. Registration Deadline is May 15, 2015.
BHS / OGT Help

Need Help with OGT?

Tutoring is available from January 12 - March 19, 2014, 2:30 to 4:00 pm

Mondays and Wednesdays 
Math - Mrs. Cardinal Room A233 
Science - Mrs. Walker Room A113 

Tuesdays and Thursdays 
Social Studies - Mrs. Ledman Room A255 
Reading/Writing - Ms. Nelson Room A204
Team Trevor Night
BHS offers Math and Science Tutoring

There will be Math and Science tutoring offered starting the week of November 17. This is tutoring for any math or science course students are taking at BHS.

Math - Mrs Cardinal in room 233 from 2:45-3:45 (Mondays and Wednesdays)
Science - Mrs. Walker in room 113 from 2:45-3:45 (Wednesdays)

Magic week times will be 3:15-4:15.
Hiram Genomics Camp

This summer 13 students from Barberton High School attend the Hiram Genomics camp lead by Brad Goodner, Professor of Biology. During camp the students learn many interesting things about Genomics and developed a taste for the college experience.

On October 10, 2014, Brad Goodner came back to Barberton High School to show the honors, biology, chemistry, and anatomy and physiology classes what Hiram Genomics camp is about. During the presentation students from the 2014 summer program shared some of their experiences with the class.

On May 26-29, 2015 Hiram will again host a Genomics camp with Brad Goodner leading the group. The Tuscora Park Foundation will again provide 20 Barberton High students with Scholarships to attend this unique opportunity for Barberton students in 2015. After talking with your science teacher, students can visit and register: http://www.hiram.edu/summerathiram/science/genomics-barbertonPlease submit one registration form per student. The registration fee is $25 for Barberton High School students who receive a Tuscora Park Foundation scholarship.

For other Hiram summer camp opportunities not supported by the Tuscora park Foundation Scholarship see http://www.hiram.edu/summerathiram.

BHS Cosmetology

The Cosmetology Department returning from the Primer Hair show in Columbus. The students are excited to share what they learned. The Cosmetology Department has 100% in job placement, every senior is currently working in a salon.

The BHS Cosmetology Department opens to the public at 11:45 am / Monday - Friday. The students are doing full salon services. Please call: 330-753-1084 ext 25309 for more information.
Bonnie Myers College Access Program

The Bonnie Myers College Access program at BHS consisting of students grades 10-12 visited Walsh University and The University of Akron. Students had the ability to tour both campuses, while having the opportunity to ask questions and seek information regarding campus life, available majors, etc. Students who participate in the program will continue to have opportunities to experience local college/universities. Monthly meetings will allow students to focus on ACT prep, financial aid packages/scholarships and other access information that will be benefit them in their college searches. For more information regarding the Bonnie Myers College Access program please see Mr. Hartzell or Mr. Andric.
2014-15 Barberton City Schools Quality Profile
Click here for the 2014-15 Barberton City Schools Quality Profile 
College/University Visits at BHS

Throughout the next several months representatives from a number of different colleges and universities will be visiting BHS during the lunch periods. This is a great time for students to ask questions, pick up information and start exploring their post high school opportunities. Representatives will be set up at a table in the commons. Please take a few minutes to stop by the table to speak with the admissions representatives. It could change your future and start you on your path to college. Click here for the College/University Visit Schedule.
ACT Test Dates in the U.S., U.S. Territories, and Canada

Test Date
Registration Deadline
(Late Fee Required)
September 13, 2014August 8, 2014August 9–22, 2014
October 25, 2014September 19, 2014September 20–October 3, 2014
December 13, 2014November 7, 2014November 8–21, 2014
February 7, 2015*January 9, 2015January 10–16, 2015
April 18, 2015March 13, 2015March 14–27, 2015
June 13, 2015May 8, 2015May 9–22, 2015

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the February test date.
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. 
Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA

Click here for the full play list for all seven steps.
Ramnytz's Rules
Class of 2015
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Listing of Scholarships
 Common Scholarship Application
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The tenth grade teams will be participating in the Acme Community Cashback Program again this year. Please save your Acme receipts that are dated 9/18/14-2/4/15 and give them to Mrs. Weeks (Team Magics), Mrs. Monk (Team Stars), or Mrs. Rockich (Team Purple).
Thank you in advance for helping us raise money for our teams!
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