District News

Informaton about third quarter report cards, spring break and additional instructional packets for your children

1. Report Cards will be available on the parent portal Monday, March 30th. Parents who do not have a parent portal account or would like a hard copy of your child's report card should email Ms. Snider at Christina.Snider@barnwell19.net or Mr. Smalls at Eryl.Smalls@barnwell19.net

2. Parents: Blackville-Hilda Public Schools will observe Spring Break April 6-10. Instructional packets for your child to work on for the closure extension will be distributed on Monday, April 13th and Tuesday, April 14th from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Parents are asked to turn in completed instructional packets at that time. 
Update on school closure

The Governor has extended the closure of the public schools until April 30th.  Our district officials will be meeting tomorrow (March 25) to discuss the creation of new learning packets for students and the date of distribution. Please check back to our website for more information. Parents will also be notified by Alert Now phone calls and emails. 

Instructions on Withdrawing Students During COVID-19 in the Blackville-Hilda Public School System

I need to WITHDRAW my child

Parents –

Due to the COVID-19 virus, BHPS enrollment and withdrawal process has changed during this time.

If you need to WITHDRAW your child at Blackville-High School (grades 9-12), please send an email to Christina.Snider@barnwell19.net or if your child needs to be withdrawn at Macedonia Elementary /Middle School (grades preK-8) email Eryl.Smalls@barnwell19.net.

 (They will reply back to your email request within 24 hours.)

***You must be listed as Family #1 or Family #2 in Powerschool***

You must return all school issued books or equipment.

In your email to the Principals, please provide the following information:

  • a picture of your ID (parent/guardian) (snap a picture of your id with your phone!)
  • your child’s First and Last Name (legal name as entered in PowerrSchool)
  • your child’s Birthdate
  • the campus your child is attending
  • the name of the District and School that your child will be attending
  • a contact email and phone number so the  can contact you to complete the Withdrawal Process

If your child has a BHHS or MEMS issued books or equipment……

  • The Principal of your child’s school will instruct you as to where/when you will return the books/equipment.


Instructions on Enrolling Students During COVID-19 in the Blackville-Hilda Public School System

I need to ENROLL my child

Parents –

Due to the COVID 19 virus, BHPS enrollment and withdrawal process has changed during this time.

If you are new to the district and need to Enroll your child at Blackville-Hilda High School (grades 9-12), please send an email to Christina.Snider@barnwell19.net or if your child needs to be enrolled at Macedonia Elementary/Middle School (grades preK-8) email Eryl.Smalls@barnwell19.net.  They will reply back with your “next step” within 24 hours.

Once enrolled you will be given instructions on picking up your child’s learning packets.

A good contact email/phone number will be vital !!

Bhps Schedule for Food program

Parents of Blackville-Hilda Public Schools: To go breakfast and lunches will be provided at the following locations: Beaver Dam Apartments, Blackville Gardens Apartments, Hampton Apartments, and the rear entrance of Macedonia Elementary-Middle School's cafeteria, beginning Monday, March 16,2020. Breakfast will be available from 8:00 a.m.until 9: 00 a.m. and lunch will be available from 11:00 a,m, to 12: 00 p.m.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and South Carolina Schools
School Closing Parent Information Letter
Important information about Barnwell 19 school closure

By order of the Governor of South Carolina, all public schools will be closed until March 31,2020. All district office staff, administrative staff, and custodial staff will report to work at 8:00 a.m., Monday, March 16th. Teachers, instructional aides, and school clerical staff will report at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17th. Breakfast and lunch feeding will begin on Monday, March 16th at the following locations: Beaver Dam Apartments, Blackville Garden Apartments, Hampton Apartments. Students can also pick up to go breakfast and lunches at the Macedonia Elementary-Middle School cafeteria rear entrance. Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. , lunch 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Composite Calendar for the 2020/2021 School
BHPS Curriculum Updates and Information on Testing and Assessments
Updated Preliminary Plan for Consolidation for Barnwell 19 and Williston 29
Motto: “Student Centered...Future Focused “
Transcripts can be ordered online.
FoIA Schedule of Fees
Mission Statement, Vision Statement and Core Beliefs

Mission Statement

The mission of Barnwell District 19 is to engage, empower and enable each student to achieve academic excellence and meet the goals of college and career readiness.

Vision Statement

Barnwell District 19 will provide a safe and supportive environment where every student will engage in a rigorous and enriching education, and be prepared to thrive in a complex, changing world.

Core Beliefs

Barnwell District 19 believes:

  • All students can learn when provided meaningful appropriate learning opportunities.
  • A clean, safe nurturing environment is essential for learning.
  • A highly qualified motivated staff with high expectations is essential for all children to learn.
  • Community involvement and parental support are crucial to the learning process.
  • The district must have a commitment to continuous improvement to ensure student achievement and promote life-long learning.
  • Our schools serve a vital role in the unity and development of the community,



Keep Up To Date Wth School Closings When We Have Inclement Weather Approaching

Please visit SCSchoolClosings.com for up to date information for all state school closings when bad weather is approaching.