Dear Students, Parents, Teachers & Friends of Education,

Hannah Croy
BCSS 2017-2018 District Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to our Teachers of the Year!

Auburn Elementary - Michelle Hatfield
Bethlehem Elementary - Jessica Martin
Bramlett Elementary - Brianne Van Name
County Line Elementary - Aerin Durkin - Finalist
Holsenbeck Elementary - Rita Brooksher
Kennedy Elementary - Monica Massei
Statham Elementary - Rebecca Lincoln
Yargo Elementary - Kaya Rollo
Bear Creek Middle - Pamela Johnson
Haymon-Morris Middle - Teresa Johnson - Finalist
Russell Middle - Caitlin Maynard
Westside Middle - Hannah Croy - District TOTY
Apalachee High - Aaron Cleveland
Alternative Program - David Francis - Finalist
Sims Academy - Dylan Clark
Winder-Barrow High - Lance McNamara 

Thirty Five Bramlett Students Place in 4-H

On Saturday, March 25, forty-three Bramlett Elementary students participated in the 4-H District Project Achievement Competition at South Jackson Elementary School in Jackson County. At this daylong public speaking event, Bramlett's fifth grade students competed against fifth graders from school systems across northeast Georgia. Thirty five students placed in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place. Bramlett is Barrow Bold! Click here for list.

Rob McFerrin, Certified Athletic Administrator

The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is pleased to announce that Rob McFerrin, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Winder-Barrow High School, has been recognized by this association as a Certified Athletic Administrator.

To earn this distinction, Rob has demonstrated the highest level of knowledge and expertise in the field of interscholastic athletic administration. The voluntary certification process included a thorough evaluation of the candidate's educational background, experience and professional contributions, as well as a rigorous, comprehensive written examination.

Rob is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism.

The NIAAA is a national professional organization consisting of all 50 state athletic administrator associations and more than 10,000 individual members. It is dedicated to promoting the professional growth of high school athletic administrators and preserving the educational nature of interscholastic athletics and the place of these programs in the secondary school curriculum.
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If you missed the BCSS Special Olympics, click here for pictures!
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Dr. Chris McMichael

Board Members
Debi Krause
Garey Huff Sr.
Connie Wehunt
Michael Shelley
Lynn Stevens
Rickey Bailey
Suzanne Angle
Rolando Alvarez
Mark Still 


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May 2
BOE Meeting

May 18
Last Day of School

May 19, 22, 23
Teacher Planning

Week of May 22
4 Day Week
Schedule Starts

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Barrow County
School System:

Boldly Committed to
Student Success

Ensuring an exceptional education that leads each student to become a high achieving and responsible citizen.

179 West Athens Street
Winder, Georgia  30680
(770) 867-4527
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