News & Announcements

Barren County Schools' Reopening Plan REOPEN

Task force committees made up of board members, administrators, staff, and parents have been working diligently to develop plans to reopen schools.  The safety and health of our students and staff has been our top priority. 

Following are links to a PDF summary document for quick reference and to a reopening webpage for detailed information.  You will also find an updated school calendar here

We are also including a way for students, parents and staff to submit questions after reviewing the resource on the reopening webpage.  Please submit your questions by Wednesday, July 15.  We will release a video addressing your questions and concerns the week of July 20.  Access the survey at the bottom of the reopening webpage.  

Barren County Board of Education Amends Calendar for 2020-21

The Barren County Board of Education amended the 2020-21 calendar during the July 9th board meeting. The first day for students is schedule to be August 24. Preschool begins Sept 8.  Fall Break will be October 5-9.  Christmas Break is scheduled for Dec 21-Jan 1. April 5-9, 2021 will be Spring break. The current scheduled last day for students is May 14, 2021 (subject to change based on weather or other closings).   The link to revised calendar can be located on the left navigation menu on this page.

Kindergarten Readiness Camp is Going Virtual Kindergarten Camp

Kindergarten Readiness Camp is online this year.  Camp date are July 27-31.  Click here for more information.  

Barren County High School Receives National Recognition for Commitment to Empowering Students


Barren County High School announced today that it has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Biomedical Science and Engineering. It is one of just 143 high schools across the U.S. to receive this honor. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of PreK-12 students and teachers in over 12,200 schools across the U.S.  Click for full press release.

Mission Statement

District Mission and Vision Statement 2018

Adopted May 2018

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