Pedigo sworn as new board member
The Barren County School Board now has a female majority following the swearing in of new board member Michelle Pedigo at the beginning of Thursday night’s regular board meeting.
District extends testing to improve performance
One area school district is working to improve student career and college readiness results by increasing the number of opportunities students have to take certain tests that measure their progress toward those readiness benchmarks.
BCHS launches college application week
Barren County High School had 125 seniors, from the “GEAR UP Class of 2012,” fill out 263 college applications in one day recently.
School musicians recognized for ability
Young musicians from the area can be proud of their performances after a large majority of them returned home with honors from a recent competition.
Award tells story of success
A Barren County school was named as a top 10 recipient of a new state educational award last week that used criteria such as student achievement, school safety, leadership within the building and staff working conditions in the selection process.
GHS has roof over head
The majority of new construction at Glasgow High School is now under roof with only the kitchen and cafeteria areas remaining to be covered.
AFTERNOON UPDATE: GMS starts sneaker recycling program at Friday's game
he Glasgow Middle School Green Team is hosting a sneaker recycling drive.
Two candidates file for school board
Two candidates have completed the necessary paperwork to be official write-in candidates for the open Barren County Board of Education seat vacated by Austin Tracy District board member Tommy Ross last month.
NCLB waiver application posted for comment
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has posted the state’s application for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, which was reauthorized in 2001 as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.
Students raise heart disease awareness
Elementary students in the Glasgow Independent and Barren County school systems will get a taste of their respective high schools’ rivalry in an inter-district competition to raise awareness and funds for heart disease.
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