Local schools are getting ready for the new school year which probably seems to arrive earlier each year for students.
The Barrow County School System will start the new year on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Open house will be held Friday, July 31. Open house times include: 7:30-10 a.m. for elementary schools; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for middle schools; 12:30-2:30 p.m. for high schools; and 12:30-3:30 p.m. for Sims Academy of Innovation and Technology. For more information, visit the district website at http://www.barrow.k12.ga.us/.
The first day of school for Bethlehem Christian Academy is Monday, Aug. 10. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new gym and football field on Friday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m.
For information on supply lists and the 2015-16 school calendar at BCA, visit http://www.bethlehemchristianacademy.org.