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BCHS band members chosen for annual UGA high school band festival.

Bleckley County High School band members Allyson Burke, Adam Little, and Megan McNair were chosen to be a part of the 69th annual University of Georgia high school band festival known as JanFest. The students were nominated by band director Matthew McClellan and selected by UGA based upon their musical achievements. It will be held January 17-20 in Athens. Students will audition for different festival bands after arriving. Following a weekend of practice, a final concert is held that Sunday at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Former BCMS basketball player off to good start as head coach.

Former Bleckley middle and high school basketball player Derrick Farrow is head coach of the BCMS boys team, named to the position last spring. The Barons are off to a 2-1 start, including yesterday's 48-21 home win versus Swainsboro. BCMS has their last game before Christmas December 13 at East Laurens.

Bake sale will benefit annual BCHS Honors Biology class trip.

The Bleckley County High School Honors Biology Class will hold their annual pre-Christmas bake sale December 22 in the Pre-K parking lot, 242 E. Dykes St, from 8 am-until. Proceeds will benefit the class trip to SeaCamp.

BCMS Christmas musical December 13, 14.

Bleckley County Middle School's choral and drama department will perform their Christmas musical "Jingle Jury" at 2 pm December 13 and 6 pm December 14. Admission is $3 adults, $1 for children ages four and up.

BCHS One Act holding canned food drive at Christmas show.

Bleckley County High School One Act will have their Christmas show December 13 at 7:30 pm. Admission is $5 per person, or $3 with two cans of food. All food will be donated.

Bleckley high, middle school bands, holding Christmas concerts December 10, 11.

Both the BCHS Concert Band and BCMS seventh and eighth grade bands will hold their Christmas concerts December 10 and 11. The BCHS concert will be December 10 with the middle school concert the next night. Both will be held in the high school auditorium, each start at 6 pm. Admission is free.

December menus for Bleckley schools.

To find out what the Bleckley School Nutrition staff will be preparing for the final month of 2018, go to http://bleckleyprogress.com/artman/publish/article_11577.shtml