Sims Academy News

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Open House Schedule

June 17, 2024

Be ready for #backtoBOLD! Click for Open House information.


Please read this information from our IT Department concerning the end of the Bring Your Own Technology program and the process to return district-issued devices for the summer.

Newcomer Academy Community Event

Come enjoy musical performances, face painting, games and more at the Newcomer Academy Community Event

Family Update Website - Get Notifications

Do we have your correct email and phone number? Check our Family Update Website so you don't miss important notifications.

Dr. Dallas LeDuff - Superintendent Finalist

The Barrow County Board of Education has named Dr. Dallas LeDuff as the sole finalist to be the next Superintendent. Learn more about Dr. LeDuff and the next steps.

Beyond the Bell Episode 6

Beyond the Bell Episode 6 is now out! Brandon Mitchell, BASA Engineering and Science teacher, and Dr. Jennifer Wood, CEO of Sims Academy, join the show to discuss the upcoming Electric Vehicle class.

TOTY Finalists 24-25

Congratulations to our District Teacher of the Year finalists!

Summer line worker intern

Jackson EMC is excited to announce our Summer Line Worker Intern Program will be launch...

Career Fair

Lanier Technical College held a Healthcare Career Fair on March 12. Barrow County st...

SIMS Teacher of the year 2024-2025

SIMS announces Amy Wilson as 2024-25 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Wilson is an instruct...

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Your voice matters! Please complete these important annual surveys.

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Families of current 9th, 10th and 11th graders: We are excited to invite you to a presentation on the exciting opportunities for dual enrollment available next school year.

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Students at Sims Academy completed their first week of dual enrollment Lanier Tech clas...

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We are thrilled to extend an invitation to you and your family to join us for the Sims ...

Take the Georgia Parent Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete the Georgia Parent Survey. Complete Georgia Pa...

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The Barrow County School System Board of Education voted to approve the student calendars for the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 school years during their Nov. 7 meeting.

Student Digital Learning

Nov. 4 and March 17 are Digital Learning Days for BCSS. Students will work remotely. Get more information through this link.

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We'd love for you to learn more about the amazing Newcomer Academy! Watch our promo video!

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Georgia Match

October 18, 2023

Starting this year, Seniors will get a letter in the mail called "Georgia Match." The letter will show all the public colleges in Georgia where students meet the initial academic requirements.

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Barrow County School System’s Class of 2023 has achieved a high school graduation rate of 91.5% - the highest in BCSS history since grad rates have been measured statewide.

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Applications are now being accepted for our Parent Advisory Council - parents/guardians who advocate for families and staff members to create positive change within our schools.

Joe Vogt - Community Member of the Month

We're happy to recognize Joe Vogt with Solvay as the September 2023 Community Member of the Month.

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The Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) officer training program held at Camp ...

Tamia Rogers with her HCA Certificate

Barrow Arts & Sciences Academy 10th grader Tamia Rogers earned the opportunity to p...

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Academic Calendars Survey

August 17, 2023

Barrow County School System has started the process to plan the Academic Calendars for ...

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