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Bleckey BOE approves consulting firm for superintendent search.

At Tuesday's regularly scheduled, meeting, the Bleckley Board of Education voted to enter into an agreement with King-Cooper Associates to conduct a search for the new superintendent of Bleckley County Schools according to board minutes.  The retirement of current superintendent Dr. Charlotte Pipkin was announced in October.  Pipkin will retire no later than June 30.

Bleckley school bands Christmas concert December 11.

A Christmas concert by the Bleckley school bands will be held December 11 at 7 pm.  It will start with the beginer band, then go to the seventh and eighth grade bands.  The BCHS Wind Ensemble will close things out.  Admission is free.

BCHS One Act Play Christmas variety show December 8.

Bleckley County High School's One Act Play class will have their Christmas variety show December 8 at 7:30 pm in the high school auditorium.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students.

Greek Life coming to Middle Georgia State College.

The Office of Student Life at Middle Georgia State College announced Thursday that fraternity Theta Xi, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, will establish a colony at Middle Georgia State in 2015.  Scotty Rainwater, Assistant Director of Student Life at MGA, said his office had been working over the past year to reasearch and coordinate the implimentation of Greek Life on campus.  Those efforts included a Greek Life Implementation Team comprised of students, faculty, and staff.

Rainwater said they were still looking for other Greek organizations to join.  Students, regardless of the campus they attend, will be encouraged to participate.  However, Greek Life is currently limited to the Cochran campus as it has the available student housing needed to accomdate new Greek organizations.

For more information, contact Rainwater, 478-934-3152, or scotty.rainwater@mga.edu 

Bleckley Elementary holds literacy night.

Bleckley Elementary holds literacy night.

Bleckley Elementary held their second annual literarcy night Thursday evening.  Designed to help encourage reading interest in children as well as parental involvement with reading, the event featured a variety of word and reading activities.  There was a room for curling up with a book.  There were several literarcy games plus the chance to color a bookmark.  Students could also hear books read by teachers dressed up as a character from the book.

Bleckley Primary Fall Festival Friday.

Bleckley County Primary School will hold their Fall Festival on the old high school baseball field (behind the school) November 7 from 4:30-7 pm.  Admission is $3, children under 3 admitted free.  Food, crafts, games, and face painting ($2 admission) are some of the activities listed.

BCHS Homecoming Queen crowned.

BCHS Homecoming Queen crowned.

Charity Thompson was crowned the 2014 Bleckley County High School Homecoming Queen during halftime of Friday night's football game versus Monticello.  To see pictures of the court, click here.