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Mr. Jeff Ramnytz
Mr. Joe Lattarulo
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Mr. Henry Muren
Assistant Principal
Mr. Mike Andric
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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!
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!
BHS Spirit Week - October 6-10
BHS Picture Day is Tuesday, September 23

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

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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 
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.
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. 
Free Vehicle Maintenance Inspection for BHS Students
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. 
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
Mrs. Cardinal Room A233

Monday and Wednesday
Mrs. Walker Room A113

Tuesday and Thursday
Social Studies
Mrs. Ledman Room A255

Tuesday and Thursday
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.
Bonnie Myers College Access Program

Barberton High School offers a program to BHS students in honor of the former BHS Guidance Registrar Bonnie Myers. This program provides support in all areas of the college-going process including: career/interest awareness, college searches, standardized test preparation, financial aid, and scholarships. Students in the program are also exposed to several different colleges through on campus visits. All BHS students in grades 11-12 are encouraged to participate in the program. Meeting times will be announced. To get an application to apply for the program or to get more information see Mr. Hartzell or stop in the guidance office.

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!
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. 
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.
Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA

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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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