Trojan Talk

November 19, 2021

Mattingly Inducted into the Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Mrs. Sharon Mattingly was inducted into the Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame today at Western Kentucky University. Mrs. Mattingly is one of only two inductees into this year's Hall of Fame.

Mrs. Mattingly is in her 27th year of teaching Spanish. She plays an important role at BCHS, not only in the Foreign Language department, but as a department chair and teacher leader. She is highly respected by students and teachers alike.

You can read more about Mrs. Mattingly's honor at

Students attend Fall College and Career Fair

BCHS students had the opportunity to attend the BCHS Fall College and Career Fair. Thank you to the following community partners from business and industry, as well as post-secondary institutions for attending.

Alfredo’s Lawn and Landscape

Barren County Judge Executive Office

Barren County PVA

Bluegrass Professional Counseling

Crown Services

Gerald Printing

Green Mechanical Construction, Inc.


Pedigo Lessenberry Insurance Agency


US Bank

Eastern Kentucky University

Murray State

PJ’S College of Cosmetology

University of Kentucky

Southcentral Community and Technical College


WKU Nursing

Kentucky National Guard

Kentucky Workforce Development

Educational Talent Search

Agriculture Department and Community Partners Join Forces

First year agriculture students have enjoyed driving new tractors from our community partners throughout the semester. We thank J and J Sales, Wright Implement, and Hobdy Dye and Read for supporting our agriculture program and students by providing these exciting opportunities!

BioMed Students Receive Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table

We are excited to announce the addition of a state-of-the-art Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table to our BioMed pathway at Barren County High School. A heartfelt thank you to all who donated to make this dream a reality. Just one more way Barren County Schools is working with our community partners to prepare students for a bright future. Click here to learn more.

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Join the BCHS Drama Club and Choir as part of the BCHS Caroling Crew. You do not have to be a member of either to participate. Rehearsals will be Mondays and Wednesdays 3:15-4:30 through the rest of the semester. Caroling opportunities include the Dec. 16th concert, caroling on the square and visiting nursing homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals in our community to share cheer. You are not required to participate in each caroling session. This is just for fun and to give something back to the community!

If you know someone who would love a visit from our carolers, please email Ms. Brown!

Auditions for the production of “Annie” will be after school Dec. 6-9th until 6 p.m. Audition materials are available for pickup in the high school office.

The SADD Club is having a “Food Drive”. Please help by bringing in non perishable items to Ms. Moore’s room across from the library or Shelly Thomas’ room at Trojan Academy

Class Officer Elections will be conducted in a virtual format this year. Campaign materials will be posted all week and voting will be conducted on Monday..

Open Lab Days: Will be on Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. through December 16 to help students with the FAFSA, college applications, job searches, resumes, etc.

2022 yearbooks are on sale at The cost is $70 through Dec. 31.

Seniors may order their cap & gown kits at The cost is $45 & this is required for graduation. Students who need financial assistance may visit the Family Resource Center in the Cross Hall.

Here is the link for just for the Cap and Gown: