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Two key BCSS administrators announce upcoming retirements

Two key BCSS administrators announce upcoming retirements

Two key Barrow County School System administrators are retiring.

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Snodon to host LEGO education showcase event

 

Students of Snodon Prep’s LEGO Club in Bethlehem will be building LEGO City Saturday using LEGO creativity! Starting at 9 a.m. SPS LEGO Club will be hosting a LEGO Education Showcase Event at 54 West Star St. Bethlehem, GA.

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Barrow schools closed Thursday due to inclement weather

Barrow schools are closed Thursday due to inclement weather, the system announced Wednesday night.

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Barrow BOE to examine best way to check county tax

Barrow BOE to examine best way to check county tax

The Barrow County Board of Education will decide at Tuesday's board meeting how best to make sure that the tax assessor error that may have cost the district more than $20 million over 16 years doesn't happen again.

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Westside principal, Barrow CTAE director announce retirements

Westside principal, Barrow CTAE director announce retirements

The Barrow County Board of Education approved Tuesday night the upcoming retirements of Westside Middle Principal Valorie Rolader and system CTAE Director Pam McGee.

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Barrow Schools to dismiss early Wednesday

The Barrow County School District will dismiss early Wednesday, Superintendent Chris McMichael announced late Tuesday.

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STAR banquet honors top students, teachers

STAR banquet honors top students, teachers

 

The three students all possessed natural abilities, yet had even more desire to constantly improve.

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Apalachee, Winder-Barrow named AP Honors schools

Apalachee, Winder-Barrow named AP Honors schools

The Barrow County School System’s two traditional high schools have been successful at integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics, according to the state.

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Barrow Schools to run on normal schedule Wednesday

Barrow Superintendent Chris McMichael announced late Tuesday that the system would open Wednesday for a normal school day.

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Barrow schools close Tuesday due to weather

The Barrow County School System announced late Monday night that school would be closed Tuesday due to the icy weather.

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Barrow student Paul Serrato overcomes adversity to reach goals

Barrow student Paul Serrato overcomes adversity to reach goals

Winder resident and Apalachee High School senior Paul Serrato has dreams of going to college and studying biology and neuroscience—and he’s overcome a lot of difficulties to put himself on the right track to pursue those dreams.

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House bill would keep 4 year olds from kdg.

House bill would keep 4 year olds from kdg.

A law introduced in the state house could have repercussions for a group of students that aren’t actually the subject of the bill.

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Bear Creek student wins district spelling bee

Bear Creek student wins district spelling bee

Barrow County’s best elementary and middle school spellers faced off Friday to see who would head to the district tournament.

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Barrow BOE approves hosting charter school

Barrow BOE approves hosting charter school

Come fall, some high-school-age youths in Barrow County will have the chance to earn their diplomas at a non-traditional night school located in the county.

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Barrow organization unveils bust of legendary educator Sims at new career academy

Barrow organization unveils bust of legendary educator Sims at new career academy

Students at the Sims Academy of Innovation and Technology will now be able to get a good look at the face of the man for whom the building is named for.

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Winder student named Lanier Tech's best

Winder student named Lanier Tech's best

A Barrow County college student can add a big honor to her list of accomplishments.

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Barrow BOE to vote on adding new charter school

Barrow BOE to vote on adding new charter school

The Barrow County School Board will vote Tuesday on whether or not to approve bringing a new, non-traditional, nighttime charter school into the system starting with the 2015-2016 school year.

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AHS, Barrow TOTY committed to reaching all students

AHS, Barrow TOTY committed to reaching all students

Colene Cannarella understands the luck that went into her being the only one of her siblings to graduate high school, to eventually obtain a Master’s Degree and now work as a teacher at Apalachee High, and own a home in Athens with her husband, also an AHS teacher.

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Two Winder Lanier Tech students honored

Two Winder Lanier Tech students honored

Two Lanier Technical College, Winder Campus students were among the four students from Lanier Tech selected as semifinalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College’s GOAL program.

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Winder-Barrow TOTY Martin adds excitement

Winder-Barrow TOTY Martin adds excitement

AP history teacher Craig Martin has loved history just about as long as he can remember, from listening to his grandmother and mother back in South Carolina tell old family tales to pouring over new history text in his free time.

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BOE members press for ways to prevent tax errors

BOE members press for ways to prevent tax errors

A couple Barrow County school board members are looking to make sure the recent error discovered by the Barrow tax assessors office, that some say could have cost the school system over 20 million dollars over more than a decade, doesn’t happen again.

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Barrow County School System not focused on random rankings

Barrow County School System not focused on random rankings

The Barrow County School System is the 89th best in the state according to the 2015 Niche rankings, which were released Tuesday.

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Snodon TOTY works hard to connect with his students

Snodon TOTY works hard to connect with his students

BETHLEHEM – Joe Costello wasn’t your average student while in high school himself, and he took a very non-traditional path to his current position as a history teacher at Snodon Preparatory School.

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Future of principal positions at Barrow schools still up in the air as class starts again

Future of principal positions at Barrow schools still up in the air as class starts again

Much remains up in the air with the status of two Barrow County School System principal positions.

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Barrow BOE approves 176-day calendar, salary study

Barrow BOE approves 176-day calendar, salary study

The Barrow County School Board returned from Winter Break on Tuesday and unanimously approved a continuation of a 176-day school calendar (including slightly longer days to make it equivalent to a standard 180-day calendar), an outside salary study and an extension to the closing date for the old Winder-Barrow Middle, among other items.

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Westside TOTY puts history into perspective

Westside TOTY puts history into perspective

Sixth grade social studies topics don’t have to be one sided.

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Barrow BOE to vote on keeping 176-day calendar

Barrow BOE to vote on keeping 176-day calendar

The Barrow County School Board will decide Tuesday whether or not to maintain a 176-day, no-furlough calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.

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