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Barton Middle School Teacher Newsletter

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Welcome New Barton Teachers

We are happy that you have joined our family. They have been receiving SIM PD and will be "SIMing" it more soon. Kristin Hall - Social Studies; Ruth Wright - PE, Teen Leadership, Exploring Careers;Kim Mensing - Math; Chris Glynn - GTT;Chad DeBord - ELA; Julianne Timber - ELA; Diana Conley - Learning Strategist;Dee Haffner - Math; Jonathan Barger - GTT; Tim Engler - Science and Teen Leadership

Know Your ELL Proficiency Levels

You can find the most current ELL proficiency levels on the t-drive, ELL folder, Proficiency Folder. 6th grade is also included in the folder. Once you know the level of your ELLs, I can help with seating arrangements for your classrooms.

Barton Student's 1st Week back to school.

Barton students were busy their first week back in school writing, collecting data and "SIMing" it. Great Job Teachers.
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Kernel Essays: Big Hit at BMS

For a kernel essay the writer writes about a topic, using the text structure as a guide, creating one sentence per box. Students are writing Kernel essays in all content areas. You can find more writing and vocabulary ideas in the t-drive, Writing Folder. Check it out.

What Teachers Do When Students Are Not Around

Homesley on a skateboard and Sanders running behind. Click below to see who else joined in on the fun.
Teacher Fun