District News

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BC Schools Employee Golf Tournament

Come join the fun!  The annual BC Schools Faculty Golf Tournament will be held at Fox Hollow Golf Course June 4, 2019.  Open to all employees, alumni, board members and a guest.


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Irwin named BCHS Principal

Group PhotoAmy Irwin was introduced Wednesday morning as the new Barren County High School Principal in a press conference in the school’s media center.

Irwin, currently an assistant principal at Barren County High School’s Innovation Zone, will succeed current BCHS Principal Brad Johnson, who announced his retirement effective June 30.

“Mrs. Amy Irwin will continue to lead BCHS on a path to excellence.  She’s had a variety of professional roles in her education career that will strengthen her ability to lead.   Her time in the classroom as a teacher, directing BAVEL, middle school counselor, District College and Career Coordinator, Assistant HS principal as well as her community relationships made her a unanimous choice by the SBDM council,” Superintendent Bo Matthews said.   


Kindergarten Readiness Camp Kindergarten Readiness Camp

Barren County Schools is offering Kindergarten Readiness Camp, free-of-charge, to students who will be entering Kindergarten in August, 2019.  The camp is taught by certified teachers and will occur June 17th-21st at each elementary school in Barren County. 

For more information Click HERE

BC Skills Opens Recruitment for Cohort II: Web Development BC Skills logo

BC Skills, the first-year computer science and entrepreneurship program in the Barren County Innovation Zone, is now recruiting students and adults for a new web development program.

If you are a high school senior or regional adult interested in applying for Cohort II, please do so at this link: https://sites.google.com/barren.kyschools.us/bcskillsenrollment/home

Barren County Youth Sport Camp Registrations Now Available Sports Camps

The end of the school year is quickly approaching which means that it will be time for summer sports camps.  Registration for camps will be posted at this link as they become available.  Click the link above to find more information about dates, times & to download applications.  Check back often to see updated listings. 

Transferring your Google Files!

If you will be leaving Barren County this year we want you to be able to take your Google Files with you.  Click the link below to learn how.

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Kentucky Superintendents Profiled in National Campaign to Recognize Public School District Leadership KASA

Superintendents Kathy Burkhardt (Erlanger/Elsmere School District) and Thomas "Bo" Matthews (Barren County Schools) are profiled in a national campaign showcasing school districts where outstanding leadership has resulted in meaningful and measurable outcomes for schools, students and communities.

Calendar Adjustments! IMPORTANT!! calendar

The Barren County Board of Education voted on changes to the district calendar for the 2019 year.   We will be in school Friday, March 29th and Monday, May 20th.  BCHS Graduation will be on Monday night, May 20th.

The newly amended calendar can be accessed on the web at this link.

Mission Statement

District Mission and Vision Statement 2018

Adopted May 2018