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BCMS Cheerleaders save their best for last.

BCMS Cheerleaders save their best for last.

Bleckley County Middle School's competition cheerleading squad had theier best performance of the season at Tuesday night's MGMSAA Region hosted by Jeff Davis Middle School to finish region runner up.  Click here for more.

BCHS cross coutnry teams run their way to region titles.

BCHS cross coutnry teams run their way to region titles.

(Photos courtesy BleckleyProgress.com contributor.) BCHS cross country continued their region dominance by winning the 3-AA title Thursday morning at Washington County. Tristan Crosby was girls individual region champ. Austin Perez finished second, Emily Youngblood third, and Brianna Gibberson fifth. Garrett Rogers was boys region champion. Luke Churchwell was second, KSon Jones third, Will Smith fifth. The state cross country championship will be November 2 in Carrollton at 11 am.

Cheerleaders have their best day yet.

Cheerleaders have their best day yet.

Not only did the BCHS competition cheerleaders finish first at the East Laurens Falcon Frenzy, they had their cleanest performance of the season and improved their score by five points.  Click here for more.

Runnin' Royals brave the heat to win.

Runnin' Royals brave the heat to win.

Head coach Shelly Cranford has always trained cross country team members to be ready to run regardless of the weather. Temperatures neared 100 degrees as BCHS runners took the course at the Bleckley County Invitational Thursday afternoon. Despite the heat, both teams finished first in the AA division. Teams will be off until October 17 when they host the Tune up 2-miler at 5 pm.

BCHS Cheerleaders have first top finish of season.

BCHS Cheerleaders have first top finish of season.

The BCHS competition cheerleaders finished first Saturday in AA at the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic.  It was a better day in terms of effort as well as score.  To read more, click here.

Bleckley School District has highest graduation rates in Middle Georgia.

The Bleckley County School District has the highest graduation rate in both the Heart of Georgia and Middle Georgia RESA. Click here for more.

Bleckley School District recognized at Golden Radish Awards.

Bleckley School District recognized at Golden Radish Awards.
The Bleckley County School District received two prestigious awards at Tuesday’s Golden Radish Awards Ceremony held in Atlanta.  The event, hosted by hosted by Georgia Organics, UGA Cooperative Extension, and the Georgia Departments of Education, Agriculture, Public Health, and the Department of Early Care and Learning, recognizes districts across the state for their farm to school programming.   Bleckley received the Platinum Golden Radish Award for the highest level of participation.  Also recognized was Pre-K teacher Kristen Sims who received the Georgia Department of Agriculture's Georgia Grown Teacher of the Year.