Medina feels ‘tremendous sorrow’ with loss of beloved teacher

Staff Reports Posted 29 September 2014 at 12:00 am

MEDINA – The school district lost a beloved teacher this morning when Barbara Barnes was killed in a car accident in the Town of Newfane.

Jeff Evoy, Medina Central School superintendent, issued the following statement:

“Those of us at the Medina Central School District grieve with the entire community over the tragic accident this morning that claimed the life of one our one of our teachers, Mrs. Barbara Barnes.

“Mrs. Barnes was a long-time teacher at Wise Intermediate/Middle School. She was beloved by students and staff and was extremely dedicated to her students. We ask that you please keep the Barnes family in your thoughts and prayers.

“On behalf of our school community, I want to thank everyone for their support of our students and faculty, as they are also struggling with tremendous sorrow.”