Students, Parents, Teachers & Friends of Education,

We are proud to announce that the Apalachee High School SkillsUSA team has been awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award for "Families and Groups". The PVSA is issued by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation on behalf of the President of the United States to recognize the best in the American spirit, and to encourage all Americans to improve their communities through volunteer service, and civic participation.

AHS SkillsUSA had 14 members complete 572.5 hours of community service. In order to qualify, members must have a total of 25 hours from March 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. Activities included supporting teachers, working the UGA Concession stands and football games (in conjunction with the Apalachee JROTC); working the Belk Charity Event table; Tailgate Barrow; assisted with the Barrow County Family Connection Toy Drive and Book Bags to students.

BCSS School Clinics Get A Boost

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Barrow, initiated a district wide partnership July 2017 and their community reinvestment of $10,000 is touching the lives of all Barrow students. Part of this endeavor includes sponsoring the Nurse's Clinics in each of the Barrow County School System's 15 schools and 3 additional BCSS programs. Many exciting student opportunities and collaborative plans are in the works as a result of NGMC Barrow's priority of investing in the future of Barrow County students, who will be our community's leaders tomorrow.

Pictured L-R: Sunita Singh, NGMC Manager of Marketing & Public Relations, NGMC Don Hammond, Manager of Materials Management, BCSS Dr. Matt Thompson, Director, Student Data & Student Services, BCSS Ellen Petree, School & Community Relations 

May 1 BOE Meeting Highlights

Superintendent's Recognition

Department Reports
Support Services
Business Services

Consent Agenda
AP Biology Textbook Adoption
AP Calculus Textbook Adoption
AP Statistics Textbook Adoption
HES Leveled Readers Book Purchase
Exchange Upgrade Consulting Services
Delivery of Fresh Produce
Dairy Products

Old Business
AP US Government and Politics Textbook Adoption

New Business
FY19 Tentative Budget: General Fund
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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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April 30-May 21

May 23
Early Release

May 24
Teacher Planning
WBHS Graduation

May 25
Teacher Planning
AHS Graduation

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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

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