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Job seekers are encouraged to keep a look-out for Barrow County School System (BCSS) school buses throughout June at the following locations from 9-11 a.m., 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m., where prospective school bus drivers can meet other drivers and complete a job application:

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At the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce's First Tuesday Luncheon June 7, Barrow County School System superintendent Dr. Chris McMichael and BCSS director of public relations and strategic partnerships, Shenley Rountree led a celebration of local organizations, BCSS teachers and staff who in…

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During the Barrow County Board of Education meeting Tuesday, June 7, a member of the Barrow County Retired Educators Association (BCREA), Doc Neace (pictured in middle), presented $750 scholarships and certificates of appreciation to two BCSS teachers, Milan Juliano (pictured on left), from …

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Registration is open for fall 2022 homeschool physical education (PE) classes at YMCA. The program focuses on fun, games, exercise, team building and sportsmanship. Students will play new sports and activities each month.

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Amanda Pariso, of Winder, studying veterinary medicine, is among the 9,500 Iowa State University students recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2022 dean's list. Students named to the dean's list must have earned a grade point average of at lea…

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Barrow Online Campus accepted a limited number of 7th-12th grade students for the 2022-2023 school year. Both current and new students were encouraged to apply. Priority is given to current BCSS students in good standing. Applications were available online from April 29 until May 13.

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In 2021, Apalachee’s SkillsUSA program was named among the top five in the state of Georgia and given the Gold Chapter of Distinction recognition. Also in 2021, AHS SkillsUSA was named a Model of Excellence Chapter, ranking it among the top 24 in the nation. Again in 2022, AHS was named a Go…

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Barrow County Emergency Services (BCES) held a “Ghost Out” demonstration Friday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m. on the front lawn of Apalachee High School to raise awareness for teens driving under the influence before juniors and seniors celebrate prom night Saturday, May 14.

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In 2016, the Winder Mayor signed a proclamation stating May 5 is Barrow County School System's JROTC Appreciation Day.  Each year, the district tries to remind local cadets how much the community and school system appreciate them and their mission. 

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Winder-Barrow High School is hosting a Fine Arts Celebration featuring members of the WBHS Band, Chorus, Guitar, Music Technology and Theater Arts and Visual Arts and Audio-Video Technology and Film programs offered by the Department of Fine Arts.

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The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) and Barrow County Emergency Services (BCES) is joining with Teens in the Driver’s Seat and Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) to promote Prom Pledge Week at Apalachee High School.

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The Barrow County School System recently announced graduation celebrations coming up for the Class of 2022.

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The following finalists for the 2022 Barrow County School System Teacher of the Year were selected by their peers and then a committee made up of the School Governance Team and the school's current Teacher of the Year helped with making the selections. The district Teacher of the Year will b…

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The Barrow Arts and Sciences Academy (BASA) held the third part of its Cultural Connections series, featuring Atlanta’s Full Radius Dance and student dancers at the Innovation Amphitheater April 21.

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he school board recently reviewed outcomes from fundraisers held across all schools in the district during the 2021-2022 school year. The report provided interesting insight into the types of fundraisers that generate the most money and community participation.

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Effective March 1, 2022, the Barrow County School System will no longer require face masks to be worn on school buses after the CDC updated its mask guidance Feb. 25, recommending prevention efforts should "depend on the COVID-19 level in the community."

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On Jan. 27, 2022 Apalachee High School students and advisors Amanda Pugh and William Wingfield attended the in-person SkillsUSA Georgia Region 2 competitions at North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville, Ga. This year, members competed in nine out of 22 competitions held at the region …