Welcome to Barberton High School
 
Mr. Jeff Ramnytz
Principal
 
Mr. Joe Lattarulo
Assistant Principal
 
Mr. Henry Muren
Assistant Principal
 
Mr. Mike Andric
Assistant Principal
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PTA Holiday Bazaar

The 3rd Annual Barberton PTA Holiday Bazaar is November 22, 2014 from 9 am - 3 pm at Barberton Middle School. We will have vendors, crafters, a fabulous raffle, and our Magics Main St. for all your purple pride needs! Best of all SANTA!!


Cost: $1 per adult,children 0-5 are free, all students are free, plus free parking!


Vendors are still being accepted. Contact Holly McInerney at 330-706-0315 or by email if you would like to rent a space. You may also click the here to access a copy of our rules and contract.


See you there!
 
BHS Magic Time Week Schedule - October

The next BHS Magic Time week will be the week of October 20th.

Monday, October 20 -Thursday, October 23, student dismissal from BHS will be at 3:00 pm. On Friday, October 24th, if your child turned in the one time permission slip, they will be dismissed at 12:46 pm. If you signed the one time permission slip, it is good for the year. If your child cannot leave early on Friday, we will have staff that can work with them on their academics until 2:30 pm in room A150. We will take attendance if a permission slip was not turned in.

Thank you,
Mr. Ramnytz
BHS Principal
 
Teen Advisory Board



Great opportunity to get involved in your local library! 
 
Ebola Update #3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 16, 2014

From: Dr. Margo Erme, Medical Director

PIO: Donna Skoda, Assistant Health Commissioner

A Message for Parents Regarding Ebola

Akron, Ohio. At this time based on the information collected by Summit County Public
Health there is no known threat to the public’s health. Summit County Public Health is
not advocating for the closure of schools and the cancellation of events. However,
Summit County Public Health supports Akron Public Schools and their decision based
on their assessment of the situation.

Summit County Public Health has released a list of the top things parents need to know
about Ebola.

1. Your child is not at risk while attending school in Summit County
. A risk for
Ebola only comes when you come into close contact with a person suffering from
Ebola. The health care worker who passed through Summit County did not visit any
county schools.

2. Being near someone who is sick with Ebola doesn't mean you'll get infected.
The
disease isn't contagious like the flu or common cold. You have to be in contact with a
patient's body fluids or blood, and you have to have a break in your skin or have the
fluids touch your eyes, mouth or nose.

3. Ebola does not live long on surfaces or outside someone's body.
Soaps, detergents
and hand sanitizers are effective at killing the virus. Keeping your area clean and
washing your hands will help prevent infections.

4. You and your children are really only at risk if you have traveled to West
Africa, where Ebola is currently spreading.

5. There are currently no known cases of Ebola in Summit County or Ohio.
 
Ebola Update #2

October 16, 2014

SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO:
Summit County Public Health and Summit County Emergency Management Agency are coordinating with all local law enforcement, fire, EMS, local hospitals, and government personnel to provide accurate and timely information. Attached is an information sheet on ebola. To date, no cases of ebola have been reported in Summit County. Summit County Public Health has set up an information line for citizens with concerns about ebola. The number for the information line is 330-926-3939.

Additional information and updates will be posted to the Summit County Public Health webpage.


Ebola Fact Sheet
 
Ebola Update #1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2014

From: Dr. Margo Erme, Medical Director
PIO: Donna Skoda, Assistant Health Commissioner


Ebola Update #1


Akron, Ohio. At this time based on the information collected by Summit County Public Health, there is no known threat to the public’s health and therefore no reason to close schools or cancel events at this time. After preliminary investigation is appears as though the healthcare worker who had Ebola had limited social contacts outside of a small number of friends and family. Secondly, Summit County Public Health has not identified any public events or large public gatherings attended by the affected health care worker in Summit County or any surrounding counties. For further information, Summit County Public Health has established an information line at 330-926-3939. This local Ebola information line will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. until further notice.
For additional information please call the above number.
 
News from our School Nurses

In light of Ebola being on the local news with a connection to Akron, we would like you to know of the number to call if you have questions. Please call the Call Center at Summit County Public Health - 330-926-3939. The Call Center will be taking calls until 9:00 pm on October 15 and again the days after.
 
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.
 
Rabbit Ears


Barberton High School junior Will Reed has found employment as a correspondent with the Barberton Herald. He will be receiving course credit for doing so through the Career Based Intervention Program at BHS. You can read his introductory column on page 18 of the most recent issue of the Barberton Herald.

Congratulations Will!
 
King and Queen


Congratulations to Michael Hodgen and Joanna Hrepcak, this year’s Barberton High School Homecoming King and Queen!
 
BHS Team Purple Honors Fundraiser
 
Youth Community Forum

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Where: Buchtel CLC 1040 Copley Rd - Akron, OH 44320
Time: 9:00 am– 1:00 pm

The Youth Community Forum is FREE
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided at no cost. Registration is required

Click here for more information.
 
Congratulations Brandon!!
 Congratulations to Brandon McCall who won the cleveland.com Game Balls contest after his "strong rushing performance against Akron North. Brandon ran for 334 yards and four touchdowns and also returned a kick 80 yards for a touchdown in a 42-36 win over Akron North."

Brandon was also named to the High School Spotlight by the Akron Beacon Journal. "McCall, a junior, guided the Magics to a 42-36 win over visiting North with 414 all purpose yards and five touchdowns. He rushed for 334 yards on 31 carries with four rushing touchdowns, and returned a kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown."
 
College and Career Fair!

 
Barberton Graduate in the News

James Honored on D3football.com’s Team of the Week
Brandon James
Brandon James

Brandon James
of The College of Wooster was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware, for his work on special teams this past Saturday at No. 11 Wabash College, the popular website announced on Tuesday.

James, a senior strong safety, blocked a field goal on Wabash's first drive of the second half, and later in the third quarter, took a direct snap during a successful fake punt and went 46 yards, breaking multiple tackles down the right side line, before being pulled down inside the five-yard line. On the next snap, Wooster scored its first touchdown of the game to pull within 28-9.
In addition to his standout play on special teams, James tied for the team lead in tackles with 12, including one for a loss.

The Fighting Scots, who lost to the nationally-ranked Little Giants 35-16, will try to bounce back this week when they host Allegheny College Saturday at 1 p.m.
 
BHS Students Click to Vote!

Click here to vote for Homecoming King and Queen! All grades may vote!
 
OHSAA Tournaments

Click for OHSAA tournament brackets.

BHS Volleyball, BHS Boys Soccer, BHS Girls Soccer.
 
Magics Crush Cancer!

Mrs. Robison, Mrs. Gerak, and the Career and Technical Cosmetology Class.

BHS Staff Supporting Mrs. Jena Robison

Barberton High School Students and Staff wear pink to support Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Jena Robison, in her fight to Crush Cancer!
 
Barberton's Riley Ries, Macy Kaisk commit to play softball at Cleveland State University

The Barberton City Schools would like to congratulate Riley Ries and Macy Kaisk on their signing with Cleveland State University Softball Program. Both Riley and Macy will continue their academic and softball careers for the Vikings of Cleveland State University.



Barberton seniors Riley Ries and Macy Kaisk have committed to continue their academic and athletic careers at Cleveland State University as members of the Vikings softball team. 


“Riley and Macy have played together since they were seven years old and are excited to continue their playing careers together for coach [Becky] Norris and Cleveland State,” said Barberton coach Steve Kaisk, who is also Macy’s father. 


Ries and Kaisk will both sign their national letter of intent in November. 


Ries, a catcher, is a 2014 All-Northeast Ohio and Honorable Mention All-Ohio selection. She also plays basketball. 


Kaisk, a pitcher, is also a 2014 All-Northeast Ohio and Honorable Mention All-Ohio selection. She also plays volleyball and basketball. 


Ries compiled a .529 batting average as a junior with six home runs, 29 runs batted in and just one strikeout. She also hit for the cycle in a game against Geneva. She plans to major in Sports Medicine. 


“Riley is undoubtedly one of the smartest players I have ever coached at the high school or travel ball level,” Kaisk said. “Her knowledge of the game and leadership skills put her in a class by herself. She is also one of the hardest working players I know.”

Kaisk posted a 9-2 record as a junior with one save, a 1.03 earned-run average, 83 strikeouts and eight walks. She also batted .333 with four home runs and 18 runs batted in. She plans to major in Accounting. 


“Macy is one of the toughest competitors in the circle,” Kaisk said. “She is what every coach would want in a pitcher. I have never seen her rattled no matter the situation.”


By Michael Beaven 
Beacon Journal Sports Writer
Published: September 25, 2014
 
Girls' Tennis Team Wraps up Season

The BHS Varsity Girls' Tennis Team defeated Ravenna 3-2 in the last match of the season! This is the third team win of the season.
Abbey Carneal won 2nd singles 6-1 / 6-2.
Sarah Bittinger won 3rd singles 6-3 / 6-0.
Jelena Bundalo / Hristina Bundalo won 1st doubles 6-4 / 7-5.

The JV Team won 3 of the 4 doubles matches played.
Monica Roberts and Marissa Russo won their court in a pro set with a score of 8-6.
Marah Owens and Kat Chiti won their court with a score of 8-2.
Katie Monroe and Cassie Ray won their court with a score of 8-3.
Kylie Haynes and Alex Juersivich lost in a close tie breaker with a score of 7-8.

The team finished the season strong and is looking forward to the Northeast Ohio Division I Girls Tennis Sectionals Tournament, which begins Tuesday, September 30. All matches will be played at Springside Racquet Club (Montrose area).
Hristina Bundalo will face Brunswick in first round of singles play.
Lexi Gardner will face Copley in first round of singles play.
Maria Burns will face Firestone in first round of singles play.
Sarah Bittinger and Emily Burns will play Nordonia in first round of doubles.
Jelena Bundalo and Abbey Carneal will play Strongsville in first round of doubles.
 
The Girls' Tennis Team split matches with Manchester.
Seniors: Sarah Bittinger, Abbey Carneal, Lexi Gardner, Jelena Bundalo and Emily Burns

In the first match, Manchester won 3 - 2. BHS won both doubles courts. Abbey Carneal / Hristina Bundalo won their doubles match in straight sets 6-0 and 6-2. Sarah Bittinger and Emily Burns won their doubles match 6-3 and 6-0.

Before the second match started, Coach Lynch had the girls' family members join them for the line-up introductions. The team celebrated seniors - Sarah Bittinger, Jelena Bundalo, Emily Burns, Abbey Carneal and Lexi Gardner.
BHS won the match 3-2. All three singles players won their courts!
Hristina Bundalo won 6-0 and 6-4.
Jelena Bundalo won 6-4 and 6-4
Abbey Carneal won 6-0 and 6-0.
Monica Roberts and Marah Owens played a JV match and won 6-4.
On Monday, the JV team won three of the five doubles matches played. JV matches are “pro sets”. A pro set is won when a team wins 8 games by 2 games or when a set tie breaker is won if the score goes to 7 games to 7 games.
Monica Roberts & Alex Juersivich won 8-7 in a close tie breaker.
Marah Owens and Kat Chiti won 8-1.
Olivia Owens and Kylie Haynes won 8-4.
The last match of the season is Thursday, September 25 at home against Ravenna. The match begins at 4:00 PM.
 
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.
 
Acme Community Cashback Program

The BHS 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!
 
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.
 
FREE ACT Prep Class Schedule

Free ACT Prep will be offered twice a week, but you only need to choose one day per week to attend. The ACT Prep will take place after school, plan 45 minutes to an hour for each session. Each week’s session will focus on one part of the ACT. The week before the actual ACT Test you will take a practice test. After each ACT test the sessions will repeat. See Mr. Andric for more information.

September 17th and September 18th: ACT Overview
September 24th and September 25: ACT English Prep
September 30th and October 2nd: ACT Math Prep
October 8th and October 9th: ACT Reading Prep
October 15th and October 16th: ACT Science Prep
Week of October 20th: ACT Practice Test
Saturday October 25th: ACT Test
 
OGT and Credit Recovery After School Opportunities

OGT Tutoring

This is an opportunity for extra help on the OGT this fall. Attendance is required. Students should get 10 hours per subject that they need. Every little bit of tutoring helps.

September 8 - October 29, 2014 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm


Monday and Wednesday
Math
Mrs. Cardinal Room A233

Monday and Wednesday
Science
Mrs. Walker Room A113


Tuesday and Thursday
Social Studies
Mrs. Ledman Room A255

Tuesday and Thursday
Reading/Writing
Ms. Nelson Room A204

Credit Recovery

After school credit recovery will take place Wednesday and Thursday each week in room A257 from 3:00-5:00 pm. If you need to recover credits, you need to take advantage of this opportunity.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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. 
 
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.
 
Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA


Click here for the full play list for all seven steps.
 
Ramnytz's Rules
Stay Informed
Downloads
Links
High School Calendar
Support BHS!
 
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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