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The Barren County High School Orchestra has some fantastic news! They have been chosen as one of only eight high school orchestras in the country to participate in the National Band and Orchestra Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York on April 15, 2017. We really could use your help as we rely on donations and fundraisers to pay for our travel expenses in order for our students to participate in this once in a lifetime event. Please select a sponsorship level below to show your support for the BCHS Orchestra Program. If you have no objections to your generosity being publicized, we will be including the names and levels of all donors in each printed concert program for next year as well as announcing them at each performance. If you have any questions, call Stacey Owen at 270-­646-­5900 or Amberly Bush at 270-­791­-8694.

Click here to complete the donation form.

Travel in 2017 to Washington, DC & Philadelphia, PA

Attention:  A parent meeting is planned for Tuesday, August 30th at 6:30pm in the high school library! Registration for the trip, along with the first deposit, is October 1st. August 30th is the only meeting planned before that date.

For over ten years, Social Studies teacher Todd Steenbergen has been leading trips for students and their families to places of historical interests.  This coming school year, a Junior Tours trip is planned for Spring Break, April 3-7, 2017.  You are invited to participate in an exciting and educational trip of a lifetime to Washington, DC, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Click the link above for more details.

Barren County Approved For Non-Traditional Instruction Days

We are pleased to announce that Barren County is approved for 2016-2017 school year to continue the Non-Traditional Instruction Plan known as "iLearn@home".  The Barren County School District was selected last year as one of thirty-one new districts to participate in this waiver program, and for 2016-2017 will join 71 other school districts to look at instruction on snow days (or other days school would not be in session) differently.

Barren County "iLearning@Home" Days are being planned to reduce impact of missed days due to weather or other events.  Read more about it the state approved waiver here.

Barren Schools Mobile App

It's Here!  The Barren County Schools mobile app is now available in the App Store & Google Play Store.
Search Barren County School District to download and get started.

CLICK HERE to see a quick tutorial for customizing the app.

BC JROTC Cadets Present Colors & Support Mammoth Cave's Naturalization Ceremony

JROTC Cadets presented the colors and supported the Mammoth Cave's Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 16, 2016.  Thirty-nine immigrants representing 19 countries from around the world became United States citizens on Friday, September 16th during a special naturalization ceremony - inside Mammoth Cave.

An Evening with Industry in Barren County

Barren County Superintendent Bo Matthews hosted innovative educational and workforce leaders as part of Southern Kentucky Career and Technical College's Evening with Industry.   Speakers for the opening event included Dr. Phillip Neil (SKYCTC President), Mrs. Mardi Montgomery (Workforce and Education Cabinet) , Commissioner Ervin Dimeny, and Secretary Derrick Ramsey (KY Department of Labor).  (Left to right)

Red Cross Elementary Ribbon Cutting RC Ribbon Cutting

Red Cross Elementary Schools, Barren County Board of Education, and Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerse celebrated the addition of classrooms and updated student outdoor spaces by hosting a Ribbon Cutting on August 31, 2016.  Over 700 students, more that 70 staff members, and dozens of community partners were at the event to support Barren County Schools.

Barren County ATC Students Build Skills for Life

Lead by Carpentry Career Pathway teacher, Mr. James Spence, students put learned skills into action by building an addition to the Barren County High School Agriculture outdoor classroom space.  

BC Alumni September Challenge

Alumni Association Faculty/Staff Challenge