District News

Barren County Schools Board Member District Map

Barren County Schools Board member districts vary from the lines of the individual school districts.  This map will assist you in determining which board member district you reside in. 

Adopted 2013

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Barren County HS Youth Sports Summer Clinic Information

For more information about BCHS summer sports camps please visit the Barren County High School website.  Camps & dates offered will be posted there.  Camp information is upadated as it is made available. 

Summer Feeding Schedule

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Murley Named New Director of Finance

Joe Murley has been named as the new Finance Director for Barren County Schools.  Joseph B. (Joe) Murley received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University in 2008, graduating cum laude.   Joe  is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a member of the Kentucky Association of School Business Officers, and the Kentucky Association of School Administrators. He has served as Chief Financial officer of the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative from 2012 to the present where he was responsible for financial and human resource functions. Joe has experience in both public and private accounting. Prior to his work with GRREC, Joe was a Staff Accountant Financial Analyst for the Acopia Capital Group based in Nashville.

Online Menu / App Bid Proposal

Barren County Schools is requesting bids for Nutrislice or like products.  Click here for bid specifications and other information. 


Thank you for your service to our school district.  If you completed an ACA electronic time sheet on the district website this past year, you are no longer required to do so.  You will be completing a paper and pencil timesheet at the locations you serve each month.  Your supervisors will be signing them and they will either forward them to payroll for processing or on to Lisa for ACA tracking purposes.  Para-professional coaches will be turning their forms into the Athletic Department.  If you have any questions, please shoot Lisa an email  at lisa.austin@barren.kyschools.us or give us a call at 651-3787.  Have a great school year!

403(b) Plan Eligibility Announcement

In compliance with the 403(b) regulations, we are pleased to offer eligible employees the opportunity to voluntarily save for retirement by participating in the 403(b) Plan. 

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