Barber Middle School

Tia Amlett, Principal

Dr. Teia Harris, AP8  |  Jeannie Collins, AP6  |  Lisa Davidson, ADM7  |  Dena Taylor, ADMC

4222 Cantrell Road
Acworth, GA 30101
Phone: 770-975-6764
FAX: 770-529-0325

Welcome to Barber Middle School

Barber Middle school
School Hours:  9:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Important Dates To Remember

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4/18 - College Planning Night - Students 4:30-6:30pm - Parents 5:30-6:30pm
4/19-4/28 - MILESTONE EOG ASSESSMENT (Schedule, Tips & Q&A)
4/22 - 4th Annual Barber on the Run 5K 7:30am (Sponsorship Opportunity)

Special Announcements

The 4th Annual Barber 5K
A very special thank you to all of our terrific sponsors and registered participants so far! You all ROCK! There's still time to be a part of our mission to get healthy and to support our school!

Registration Form
Sponsorship Form

Our 2017 Sponsors
North star Legacy
Lake City Dance Max
Logo Farmers

Congratulations to Mrs. Petrina Fowler, School Social Workers Association of Georgia(SSWAG) 2017 School Social Worker of the Year from District 5!

P. Fowler

Parent Surveys

Cobb County School District Title I Department appreciates the partnerships we have with our families. Your input is vital in the planning and implementation of the family engagement program and activities in our schools and those provided by the District. We appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the time to complete the surveys below by May 1st.

Middle School Survey:
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Spanish –
Portuguese –

District Survey:
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Upcoming Dance Team Auditions

The Dance Clinic will be held on  April 25 and 26 beginning at 5:00 PM  until 7:30 PM in the Freshman Academy Cafeteria. 

 Auditions will be held April 27, 2017 beginning promptly at 5:00 PM


Georgia Parent Surveys

The Georgia Parent Survey can be accessed by use of personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. For parents with limited or no internet access, please contact our Parent Liaison, Ms. Andrea. Participation is encouraged to help provide guidance in making school-wide decisions and calculation of the School Climate Star Rating within CCRPI. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.

Access the Georgia Parent Survey by clicking here


Cobb County Safety Village Events 2017
Family Fun Safety Days
Bring Your Grandparents to the Safety Village


Watch the Barber Band's spectacular performance at the University of Alabama!


Barber's Running Club completed a FUN RUN to the Acworth Police Department. Thank you to our officers and the Acworth Community for always supporting us in all we do!

Running Club

Do you have awesome pictures of school events you would like to submit to the yearbook? We would LOVE to have them!

Here's how you can share your photos of school activities and events for the yearbook:
School code: 1797

The Cobb County School District is offering the community an opportunity to review learning resources being recommended for use in 3-12 English Language Arts and K-12 ESOL.
Click on the link for more information:

Congratulations to Mrs. Alexander for being voted as Barber's Phenomenal Teacher of the Week! View the presentation HERE.

Wacky Wednesdays!! Zoyo Frozen Yogurt on sale for $2 at the bus port and in the front entrance.

For all 8th graders interested in attending a Cobb County Schools Magnet Program next year as a 9th grader, here is a list of magnet informational sessions that you can attend that will provide with insight on what they have to offer!

And we have a winner!!

Congratulations to 6th grader, Gabrielle Head, for winning  1st place in the
2016 Georgia Fire Safety Essay Contest

 Fire Safety Winner

Our principal, Mrs. Amlett,  was recognized and honored at the Acworth City Council meeting for her dedication to building lasting relationships with the City of Acworth.  Thank you, Ms. Amlett, for continuing our school mission to be the Gem of Acworth!

Recognizing Mrs. Amlett

 Atlanta Falcons NFL Play 60 FitnessGram Celebration at the Arthur Blank Family Center on September 14.

 (Pictured from left to right) Tucker Smith, Keheley Elementary Principal;  Tia Amlett, Principal Barber Middle School; Amy Johnson, Chief Development Officer, The Cooper Institute;Arthur Blank, Owner and Chairman, Atlanta Falcons;Heather Parker, Physical Education Teacher, Barber Middle School and Stephanie Lawson, Physical Education Teacher, Keheley Elementary School(Not pictured, but also honored, Chad Oates, Physical Education Teacher, Mabry Middle School)

 Barber Middle School, Mabry Middle School and Keheley Elementary are among 35 schools selected across the state to participate in the Atlanta Falcons NFL Play 60 FitnessGram program.   The schools were chosen through an application process and over the next two years, the Atlanta Falcons will showcase these CCSD schools as a models for the NFL PLAY 60 initiative and for Georgia Shape, the Governor’s statewide campaign that is mobilizing more than 2,000 schools to improve youth fitness.  Governor Nathan Deal made a special appearance and spoke of the importance of physical education in Georgia schools.


BMS cafeteria staff supporting Childhood Cancer Awareness month with gold shoelaces. Proceeds from the purchase of the laces go toward finding cures.

BMS Cafeteria Staff 

Student Dress Code Policy

Office 365 Information

2016-2017 Student Supply Lists

6th grade
7th grade
8th grade

Microsoft Office 365 Information

Click here for information about accessing Microsoft Office from home.

NEW Immunization Requirements
7th Grade Immunizations (English)
7th Grade Immunizations (Spanish)

Policies regarding campus hours,
early dismissals and transportation changes

Calendar of Events

Teacher of the Year


Mrs. Jacalyn Ruh


Classified Employee
of the Year 2016-17


Mrs. Stephanie Kastner


Social Worker of the Year 2016-17

Petrina Fowler Pic

Mrs. Petrina Fowler


Congratulations Mrs. Boik, Golden Achievement
Award Winner!

D. Boik


Bottles and Box Tops for Barber

Barber Yearbook

Order Online HERE
Or call 1.866.287.3096. Use order  #1797

Destiny's Daughters of Promise

Destiny’s Daughters of Promise Inc.

Our Partners in Education

Lake City Animal Hospital

Lake City and Acworth Animal Hospitals