STABLE TALK: News from the Campus of Barnwell High School

The entire Barnwell High School Family was extremely excited to host a visit from Chef Jeff Henderson on Thursday, September 15. In addition to sharing his personal story, Chef Jeff offered inspiring words to the student body as he advised them to set realistic goals and develop a strategy to achieve their goals.

Barnwell High School is proud to announce that the Department of the Army has designated our JROTC program as an Honor Unit with Distinction. This rating was given for maintaining exceptionally high standards of military training and discipline during the 2015-2016 school year.

Congratulations to sophomores Lexi Thomason and Walker Burt on being named the Rotary Club’s September Students of the Month. They were selected by the Social Studies Department.

As you make future plans, please remember that Friday, January 13, 2017, which was originally scheduled as an in-service day for teachers, will now be a regular school day for students. This will be the make-up weather day from Friday, September 2.

If you do not have your Parent Portal access information in order to view your child’s grades and attendance, please contact the high school at 541-1390 for more information. You can also visit us on the web at to stay up-to-date on all school happenings.

Upcoming events include the following:

• 1st Quarter Professional Development: September 21 (BHS dismisses at 1:15 p.m.)

• Senior Information Night: September 27 at 6 pm in the Media Center

• Junior Information Night: September 29 at 6 pm in the Media Center

• Homecoming Game: September 30 (against Calhoun County)

• 1st Quarter Exams: October 14 & 17

• PSAT: October 19

• Parent Conference Appointments: October 20 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. (first quarter report cards may be picked up at this time)

• Parent Conference Appointments: October 21 from 8 a.m. until noon (first quarter report cards may be picked up at this time)

• No School for Students: October 21

• Election Day Holiday: November 8

• Thanksgiving Holidays: November 23, 24, & 25