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BOE completes 2nd round of supt. interviews

Barrow County Schools is getting closer to its next superintendent.

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Students honored at Yes I Can! awards banquet

Students honored at Yes I Can! awards banquet

Russell Middle teacher Megan Farmer said the best way to describe her student came from song lyrics in the musical "Wicked."

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Schools now hiring for more than just new superintendent

The Barrow County School System is hiring.

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Schools ready for new evaluations

The Barrow County School System is well prepared for the new teacher and administration evaluations just approved by the state board of education.

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Barrow Schools prep for the CRCT

Barrow Schools prep for the CRCT

Students throughout Barrow County’s elementary and middle schools jumped into the annual Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests on Wednesday, better known as the CRCT.

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BOE approves longer calendar, end of furloughs

A Barrow County Board of Education meeting filled with honors for students, teachers and even the superintendent ended with board members unanimously approving a 176-day calendar with no furloughs for the 2014-2015 school year.

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BOE stays busy with superintendent search

The Barrow County Board of Education is keeping itself busy with superintendent candidate interviews.

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Creel asks for longer calendar, no furloughs

Barrow County Superintendent Dr. Wanda Creel brought forth a recommendation that didn't just please the board members, but surely any staff or faculty who heard as well.

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Longtime Bramlett principal to retire

Bramlett Elementary Principal Cindy Propst doesn’t plan on leaving the school community.

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BOE member wants to cut down board's size

In the future, board of education member Will Dunn would like to see less people like him in Barrow County.

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Former WBHS coach in Atlanta football scandal

A former Winder-Barrow High football coach is now involved in a scandal at Atlanta Public Schools.

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Sims Academy construction hits some weather snags

Sims Academy construction hits some weather snags

Joe Perno, Barrow County Schools Facilities Coordinator, has seen a lot of challenging weather for construction projects in his 11 years with the district.

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Schools get OK from state to forgive snow days

The State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to allow school districts the flexibility to waive school days missed while the state was under a state of emergency, which included the two recent snow and ice storms.

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Robotics Club works to create a robot that can play catch

Robotics Club works to create a robot that can play catch

The Barrow Robotics team worked against the clock and the inclement weather to design a robot capable of playing catch with, and shooting into a goal, a 2 ft. diameter fitness-type ball.

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