Bango Visits Barton!
The Milwaukee Bucks’ Bango and his friends got the Barton Students motivated to exercise 60 minutes a day to stay fit.
Congratulations Ms. Glosson!
Fourth grade teacher Ms. Glosson was inducted into the Wisconsin Basketball coaches Hall of Fame. For the past 12 years, Ms. Glosson coached the 4th-6th grade girl’s basketball teams and is currently the sports’ coordinator at Barton.
Ms. Glosson was a basketball standout at Milwaukee Washington High School. In 1979, as a sophomore, Ms. Glosson led Washington to the state championship. She set the tournament rebounding record and was named MVP. As a junior and senior, MS. Glosson was named the Milwaukee Journal Female Athlete of the Year!
In 1981 Ms. Glosson received a scholarship to play at Moberly Junior College. As a freshman, she was named the National Junior College tourney MVP, scoring 97 points in four games. In 1982, Ms. Glosson was the National Junior College Player of the year and a Kodak Junior All-American averaging 15.8 points and 10.8 rebounds a game!
After Ms. Glosson’s sophomore year, she transferred to Oklahoma State University. In only two years, Ms. Glosson climbed to the top in scoring and rebounding in OSU history. Ms. Glosson was also named to the NCAA Division 1 Kodak All District Women’s Basketball Team. Ms. Glosson’s most memorable honor occurred when she appeared in Faces in the Crowd in Sports Illustrated. In 1986, Ms. Glosson signed a contract to play for Iowa’s professional baseball team.
Barton Elementary has been named a PBIS School of Distinction for promoting a positive school learning environment. Our highly-professional educators teach to the rigorous Common Core State Standards that prepare students for college and career success. We expect our students to aim high and achieve. Each week, teachers nominate candidates for the student of the week on the basis of classroom successes in learning, behavior and leadership. We have been named a Blue Ribbon school and continue to hold those standards for our students. We welcome all parents to visit us and see the calm, organized, warm and friendly learning environment at Barton.