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2020-2021 School Year Plans

Barrow County School System will start the school year with distance learning for all students on Monday, August 17, 2020.

The health and well-being of our students, families and staff must be our top priority. Although the district had planned to begin with both in-person and distance learning, the current COVID-19 situation required a change in those plans. “It was our sincere desire to welcome students back into schools for in-person learning. We know that students learn best inside a traditional classroom. We are attempting to make that happen while keeping student and staff safety at the forefront,” said Superintendent Dr. Chris McMichael.

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