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The Vermont Agency of Education has just opened its Smarter Balanced Assessment Portal site for Students & Families. 
This site provides information, resources, and links to the SBAC Practice and Training Tests.
  Please feel free to explore this site to become more familiar with the Smarter Balanced Assessments.

SBAC Website Newsletter

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"A project to remember Thank you "

Alternative Route's Visit to BCEMS Video on Youtube

"I love when a good idea grows and turns into something greater, taking on a life of its own. 

When like-minded people find ways to contribute and turn that idea into action, beautiful things happen." (Mark Kalat) 


2015 Upcoming Events 
Preschool Program Flyer

If you are interested in having your child attend the Barre City Preschool Program, please call the School Registrar, Linda Rodriguez, at 476-7889 and request to have your child’s name placed on the wait list.   

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May 20 There will be a meeting of the Barre City School Policy Committee on May 20, 2015, Wednesday at 5:00 PM-6:30 PM at Barre City Elementary and Middle School. 


May 21  Volunteer Appreciation Night 6:00 PM


MAY 28 Step-Up Night Spaulding High School Auditorium 5:30-7:15
June 10th   8th Grade Celebration will take place on Wednesday, June 10th at 5 pm at the Barre Auditorium.  Students need to arrive at 4:30.
BCEMS  Library/Media Center
Summer Hours-Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
12:00 AM-2:00 PM
July 7-August 13, 2015
Story time-Wednesdays at 12:00 noon.
 Fuel Up to Play 60 is a program founded by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with USDA, that empowers students to take charge in making small, everyday changes at school. Students can win cool prizes, like an NFL player visit or Super Bowl tickets, for choosing good-for-you foods and getting active for at least 60 minutes every day. We want kids to make a difference not only in their lives, but also their community.
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All children and youths, ages 0-21 years who are residents of the Barre Supervisory Union, are eligible to receive an appropriate education at public expense, regardless of any handicaps they may have.  The Barre Public School System may be unaware of all resident children and youths with disabilities.   If you know of a child who may be eligible for special education services and is not in school or otherwise being educated at public expense, please notify the school system by calling or writing to:

Donald E. McMahon

Director of Special Services

Barre Supervisory Union #61

120 Ayers St., Barre, VT  05641


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Important Parent Information


Parent/Student Handbook 2014-2015

Infinite Campus Parent and Student Portal

Supplemental Educational Services Letter January 9, 2015

2014-2015 Supplemental Educational Services 

2014-2015 Supplemental Approved Provider List for 2014-2015 (Amend 8/28/14)

SES Letter to Parents-Sept 12, 2014

Vermont State Board of Education Statement and Resolution on Assessment and Accountability-08-19-2014

Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary of Education Letter to Parents and Caregivers-

"Vermont's Committment to Continuous Improvement"

Parental Placement Form 



Parents and Guardians of Grade 5-12 Barre SU Students:

Sign up for an Infinite Campus Portal Account!

1) Contact the person listed below at your school.

2) Provide your name and email, and your students' name(s)

3) They will send you the information to set up your account.

If you have students in more than one school, you only need to contact one school and provide all information


Contact Person



Barre City Middle School

Jessica Vest

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476-6541 x4310

Barre Town Middle School

Kim Benson

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476-6617 x6305

Spaulding High School

Christel Cross

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476-4811 x1121

Barre Technical Center

Leslie Babic

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476-4811 x1139


50 Parkside Terrace

Barre, VT 05641

(PH) 802-476-6541

(Fax) 802-476-1492


"Doing Whatever It Takes to Ensure Success for Every Child"

Having the opportunity to work with your children is a pleasure and a privilege.  

We feel fortunate to be able to work in such a supportive community!