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BCHS girls on the road for elite eight.

Bleckley lost Friday's coin toss to determine the home team for Tuesday's elite eight game against Hapeville Charter.  The game will be at Benjamin Banneker High School, tip time 6 pm.  Directions can be downloaded here.

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BCHS baseball shut out by Mary Persons.

BCHS baseball shut out by Mary Persons.

Though held to three hits, Bleckley couldn't capitalize on five walks by Bulldog pitching as the Royals were shut out at home 5-0 Thursday night.  Benji Knighton went 2 for 4 with a double.  Lane Kitchens was 1 for 2.  Bleckey hosts West Laurens Monday.  JV play at 4 pm with varsity to follow.

BCHS girls battle their way to the elite eight.

BCHS girls battle their way to the elite eight.

After leading for a majority of Wednesday's second round game against Dade County, Bleckley found themselves down by four with less than three minutes to go in the fourth.  A pair of three-point plays, the second by Aliyah Whitehead with 55 seconds left, put the Lady Royals up 45-43.

BC missed six straight free throws in the final minute but held on to win 45-43.  You can read more coverage of the game here.  Whitehead had 15 points.  Jahnaria Brown led with 16.  

Bleckley takes on 6-AA top seed Hapeville Charter in the elite eight February 28.  A coin toss will decide location.

"The face of Bleckley County High School" retiring.

At the called board meeting naming Von Lassiter BCHS head football coach and athletic director, Superintendent Steve Smith said current AD Benjy Rogers had been "the face of Bleckley County High School" for many years. That face is retiring.  Rogers resignation "with regret" due to retirement was accepted by the Board of Education at their monthly meeting held Tuesday night.

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Girls state champion cross country team members recognized at BOE meeting.

Girls state champion cross country team members recognized at BOE meeting.

Members of the 2016 state champion girls cross country team were recognized at Tuesday night's monthly Bleckley Board of Education meeting.  Not all could attend due to other commitments.  Each received a Subway gift card that stated they were getting the gift "because you're awesome."

BCHS Senior Superlatives announced.

Students at Bleckley County High School recently voted on Senior Superlatives.  To view the list, click here.

Bleckley Pre K registration March 9.

Registration for 2017-18 Bleckley Pre K will be March 9 from 9 am-6 pm in the Pre K Lunchroom, 242 E Dykes St.   Please park in front of the gym  and enter through the double doors to the left of the main entrance.  Funded to serve 154 students, enrollment priority will be placed on local students with completed registration packets.  Out of county students with completed packets will be placed on a waiting list and contacted in early summer with any available openings.

A release states for a packet to be completed, all registration forms must be completed by the parent/guardian (guardian must provide legal documentation of guardianship) and all of the following documentation must be on file.  The following student documentation is requested at registration.