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Anti-bullying event coming to BCMS.

Willie Raines, leader of The Power Team, and motivational speaker, will bring his "Only You Can Prevent Bullying" event to the Bleckley County Middle School gym October 24 at 6:30 pm.  Parents of all Bleckley students are invited to attend.  Topics to be discussed include anti-bullying, drug and alchohol awareness, academic excellence, and character building.  Light refreshments will follow.

BCMS cheerleaders overcome adversity to win.

BCMS cheerleaders overcome adversity to win.

One of the most jarring, unsettling things that can happen to any cheerleading squad during a competition is to have their music malfunction.  That happpened to the Bleckley County Middle School cheer squad while competing at the Sweet Onion Cheer Classic hosted by Vidalia High School Saturday.  In the middle of their routine, the music just stopped.  However, BC would go on, sticking everything and won first place in the A/AA division.  They return to action October 28 at the Rumble in the Jungle hosted by Swainsboro High School.

Return to the Jungle of Nool with BCHS One Act October 17.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will hold community performances of this year’s selection, Seussical, October 17 and 20.  It will be the third time BCHS has done the play for their competition piece, winning region the previous two times.  Start times are 7:30 pm that Tuesday, 7 pm on Friday.  Admission is $5 adults, $3 students.

BCMS softball wins region softball title.

BCMS softball wins region softball title.

It's been a good season for Bleckley County Middle School softball.  They swept Dodge County and split with West Laurens en route to securing top seed for the MGMSAA playoffs.  Saturday, the Lady Barons capped their season by defeating fourth seed JR Trippe 11-3 then winning the school's first region softball title since 2005 with a 5-2 win against West Laurens.

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Middle Georgia State University holding live Facebook chat about Dual Enrollment Program October 12.

For parents and students interested in enrolling in college before high school graduation, Middle Georgia State University will hold a live Facebook chat with Maggie Schuyler, Assistant Director of Admissions, October 12 from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Qualified students can begin taking college classes for credit while still in high school through dual enrollment, formerly known in Georgia as Move On When Ready. For more information, email maggie.schuyler@mga.edu  The program's Facebook page where the chat will be held can be accessed here.

BCHS crowns Homecoming Queen, first ever Homecoming King.

BCHS crowns Homecoming Queen, first ever Homecoming King.

Jahnaria Brown was crowned 2017 Bleckley County High School Homecoming Queen during halftime of Friday's football game versus Northeast.  At the afternoon pep rally, Curtis Conyer, a special needs student, was crowned the school's first ever Homecoming King.

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AT&T Foundation funds grant for Middle Georgia State's Georgia Academy students.

AT&T Foundation funds grant for Middle Georgia State's Georgia Academy students.
The AT&T Foundation recently made a $30,000 donation to Middle Georgia State University's Georgia Academy of Mathematics, Arts, Engineering, and Sciences based on the Cochran campus. The grant will help five current Georgia Academy students pay expenses. Terry Smith, AT&T Georgia Regional director of External and Legislative Affairs, presented the check to MGA President Dr. Christopher Blake during a reception held September 7 inside Welch Hall on the Cochran campus.