Sims Academy News

Cognia Accreditation Parent Survey

Most of Georgia’s public school systems are accredited by Cognia, a nonprofit org...

Sims Academy Mask Requirement

Since Sims Academy is comprised of students from three different high schools - Apalach...

BCSS COVID-19 Protocol Update

This information in the below article was dated August 2021 and pertained to the 21-22 ...

21-22 COVID-19 Cases

Barrow County School System reports the number of positive cases concerning students and staff each week through this link.

BCSS Technology Competition

Register for our BCSS Technology Competition now through September 2! All 3rd-12th graders may register to complete a project in a specific category. County winners will move to the state competition.

Students walking down the hall

First Week of School Update

August 11, 2021

In this update: COVID-19 case numbers, contact tracing & vaccination information

Youth Suicide Prevention Conversation Worth Having with Your Teen

Youth Suicide Prevention

August 9, 2021

Join us online for "A Conversation Worth Having with your Student" on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Details through the link.

Construction Ready students practicing valuable job skills

The Barrow training was hosted by the Sims Academy in partnership with the Barrow County School System and Foothills Education Charter High School.


The CDC recommends everyone 12 years and older should get a COVID-19 vaccination for the safety of themselves and others.

Barrow County School System: Masks will be optional. Mitigation practices will be maintained. Visitors are welcome back into our schools. Meal service will resume in cafeterias.

The Barrow County School System is eager to see our students and staff return in person...

Barrow County School System Superintendent Letter May 25

Thanks to our community, students, and staff, the Barrow County School System can now s...

Summer Meals for Students

The Barrow County School System Nutrition Program will offer student meals at no cost w...

Join the Summer Learning Challenge

Join our 68 Days of Summer Learning Challenge! The goal is to increase the amount of time students engage in reading and practicing math during the summer to prevent what's known as the "summer slide."

Free and Reduced Lunch Form 2020-21

We want to alert our families to a possible benefit in which you may be eligible to rec...

Digital Learning Option 2021-22 Barrow Online Campus

The Barrow County School System welcomes and encourages all students to return to in-pe...

PLAY Library Card Program

Barrow County School System student ID numbers will now act as a library card number for our public libraries! Learn about the PLAY (PINES Library Access for Youth) Library Card program.

Distance Learning Days and Spring Break Reminders

Details about Distance Learning Days and Spring Break.

Construction Ready Information Night

Do you want a career, not just a job in construction? Then Construction Ready (CR) is the training you need to get you started.

Spring Testing

Spring Testing Dates

March 19, 2021

Get details about our spring Milestones testing calendar and other important dates for the remainder of the school year.

Dual Enrollment Automotive Program

Automotive Q&A Night

March 15, 2021

Learn more about the Dual Enrollment Automotive program on March 17. Click for details.

March Calendar Reminders

We'd like to remind you Barrow County School System will hold a distance learning d...

Distance Learning Days March 11, April 1 & 2

Distance Learning Days

March 1, 2021

Barrow County School System will hold distance learning days on March 11, April 1 and April 2.

CTAE Month 2021

CTAE Rocks!

February 16, 2021

February is CTAE Month and our students and staff wanted to share what they love about the courses and Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO).

Two-hour delay for Feb. 16

2-Hour Delay for Feb. 16

February 15, 2021

Due to the possibility of black ice, we will delay the start of school tomorrow morning by two hours.

AHS Zoom Strategic Meeting Participant Photo

At the beginning of the 2015-16 school year, Barrow County School System rolled out its...

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