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Communications Department

The communications and public relations team is focused on building relationships with students, parents, staff and the community through effective communication. Our goal is to celebrate and elevate Barrow County School System. We recognize that communicating effectively with parents and the community is critical for the success of the district and its students.

With a focus on sharing important information and district news with our stakeholders, our team manages print and online publications, email newsletters, the district website, social media channels, media relations, video production and district events. 

How We Communicate:
Barrow County School System uses a variety of communication tools to engage with families and staff.

Websites

Websites
Visit your school's website for the latest school news. You can even subscribe to your child's school calendar so you don't miss an event! Find yours here!

Remind app

Remind App
Receive SMS text messages or download the app for notifications from your child’s school and teachers. Learn about Remind and see FAQ.

Calls, Emails, Texts

Calls, Emails & Texts from Parentlink
Messages include: absences, school events, unpaid meal balances and emergencies. Don't miss an important update. Check the Family Update Website to make sure your email address and phone number are correct.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Each month, families will receive two email newsletters from the district. Board Briefs provides highlights of Board of Education meetings. BOLD moments highlights updates and stories from around the district. Not getting the emails? Subscribe now!

For more information about the BCSS Communications Department, please contact our team below.

Meet Our Team

Shenley Rountree

Director of Public Relations & Strategic Partnerships

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Ellen Petree

School & Community Relations

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Michael Jones

Digital Media Manager

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Nicole Valles

Digital Content Specialist

Website and Social Media Management

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