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Eastern Elementary Back to School BBQ Bash

Join us on Monday, August 4th, from 5:00-7:30 P.M. for our Back to School BBQ Bash! We will be grilling dinner for everyone, and there will be games and prizes for the kiddos! Hope to see you there!

Warren Cunningham Selected to Lead Barren County Trojan Academy

Warren Cunningham, Assistant Principal for Barren County High School, has been selected to serve as Principal for the Barren County Trojan Academy which is the 9th grade center for incoming freshman students.  Mr. Cunningham replaces Amy Allen who took a new position earlier this summer. 

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Matthews selected as KSBA’s 2014 Kids First Advocacy Awards Recipient

 Barren County Superintendent Bo Matthews was presented a Kids First Advocacy Award during the Summer Leadership Institute General Session on July 11th at the Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington, Kentucky.  The award was presented to Superintendent Matthews for outstanding work on behalf of Kentucky’s children in the public arena.  

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Barren County Schools Complete Data Retreat

Nearly 100 Barren County educators worked collaboratively with GRREC trainers to analyze school data as part of summer professional learning the week of July 7-9, 2014.  The Data Retreat was comprised of teams 8-10 staff members from eleven Barren County schools.  The teams were joined by Superintendent Matthews and district support staff from both the Instructional Services and Special Programs departments.  Click on read more link for pictures of the school teams in action at the Data Retreat.

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The Barren County Board of Education has been notified by the Sheriff's Department that there is a legitimate sales person in our area.  This individual is a representative of the Southwestern Advantage Company based out of Nashville.  He is selling educational books and materials.  Barren County School officials want to point out that this individual is in no way affiliated with our school system.  We would also like to thank everyone for taking precautions and contacting the central office.  


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Little League Football & Cheerleading Signups

Barren County Little League Football will be having FOOTBALL and CHEERLEADER sign-ups.
Any student in grades K – 6 are eligible to participate.

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Don't be Bored!

Join us online for fun when the weather is rainy or when you just need to energize your brain.  Click here for fun summer activities.

Creating Flags for Survivor Week!

These Kindergarten and 4th Grade classes worked together to create a team flag for Survivor Week!  Click the picture below to see the image gallery.

EES Running Club

These Wildcats had a great time at Ephram White park today in Bowling Green. They participated in a free 2 or 4 mile race sponsored by Traxrunning. All kids got a free sports watch!


Distinguished Students Recognized

Eastern Elementary recognized these three students at the April PTO Meeting for scoring Distinguished on all areas of the K-PREP last year!  Congratulations Katie Karl, Zander Houchens, and Jonathan Morris!

Butterflies for Maddie

We are very proud of all the Wildcats who supported Butterflies for Maddie this year!


Eastern Elementary staff who ran or walked to support such a great cause!


For the 3rd year in a row, Eastern Elementary brought home the Traveling Trophy for staff participation!

2014 Districtwide 21st Century Summer Camps

Summer Camp Bussing Information:  

7:00 AM - Bus arrives at elementary schools for student pick up

7:15 AM - Bus departs from elementary schools to 21st Century Summer Camp locations at North Jackson Elementary and Trojan Campus.

12 noon - Busses leave North Jackson Elementary returning to elementary drop off  points.  All students should be picked up between 12:15 and 12:30

For Breakfast and Lunch Menus, click the link below:

Barren County 21st Century Community Learning Centers will host a districtwide summer camp, with options for students of all ages.  Elementary camps are open to all Barren County Elementary students and the camp location will be at North Jackson Elementary.  Barren County Middle and High School 21st Century Camps have various locations.  Some transportation will be provided, and limited scholarships are available. For more information, please contact your school's 21st Century Coordinator.

A full list of camps, along with applications, scholarship forms, and camp selection forms should be completed, printed, and returned to the 21st Century Coordinator at your student's school. 

For SUMMER CAMP FORMS, click the link below

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EES Wildcat Ashley Wright Wins District Spelling Bee!

Congratulations to Ashley Wright who is the District Spelling Bee Winner. She competed against 13 other schools. We are very proud of her as she moves on to the state competition, which will be held on Saturday, March 15.

Eastern Elementary Governor's Cup Winners

A huge congratulations to these Wildcats who placed at the District Governor's Cup on Saturday!

Emma Walden - 2nd Math, 5th Arts & Humanities
Zander Houchens - 4th Math
Ross Jessie - 5th Social Studies
Will Poynter - 5th Social Studies
Alyssa Thomerson - 5th Language Arts


Directions for using the Self-Update Portal or the My Call Now App

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Cooking for Christmas

 We ended 2013 at Eastern Elementary with lots of fun and exciting Christmas activities in all grade levels!  5th Grade Wildcats spent the day cooking 22 dishes with some very special guests, and then enjoying a Christmas feast together.  Click here to see some pictures from the event. 

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. 

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