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Bleckley Primary, BCES, holding literacy night events February 27.

Both Bleckley Primary and Bleckley Elementary will hold literacy night events February 27.  Bleckley Primary's literacy night will also be a celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday.  It's a drop-in event, 4-6 pm.  Activities include various literacy games, book walk, and book swap (bring a book from home to exchange for another.)  Students will also be able to shop at the book fair.

 

Bleckley Elementary is encouraging students to "solve the mystery" at their literacy night, 5:30-7 pm.  It will also include literacy games and an opportunity to shop at the book fair.  Students who bring a gently used book to donate to the school's summer reading program will be given an extra chance at door prizes that will be given away.

Bleckley PTO Father-Daughter Dance tickets on sale.

Tickets for this year's Bleckley PTO Father-Daughter dance, "Light Up The Night: Daddy-Daughter Glow Dance, are on sale in the main offices of Bleckley Pre-K, Bleckley Primary, and Bleckley Elementary. Tickets are $25 per couple, $10 for each additional child. This year's dance will be February 29 from 6-8 pm at BCHS. Setup will be February 28 from 6-9 pm. A signup sheet for parents wishing to volunteer will also be in all three school offices.

Something good is brewing in Mrs. Troili's class.

Something good is brewing in Mrs. Troili's class.

On Friday mornings at Bleckley Elementary, teachers have the opportunity to get their morning caffeine fix from the "Jitterbug Joe" coffee cart. Manned by BCES special needs students under the watchful eye of teacher Riley Troili and parapro Tisha Bailey, it helps the students gain valuable life skills.  Click here for more.

BCHS hosting region literary competition February 22.

Bleckley County High School will host Region 3-AA Literary competition February 22 at 9 am. All events are free and open to the public. No photography or videography allowed during events.

Warm weather WinterFest fun.

Warm weather WinterFest fun.

The weather outside felt more like spring than winter. Still, it didn't deter hundreds from visiting Bleckley Elementary for their annual WinterFest carnival, rescheduled from February 6. Click here to view photos.

Bleckley STAR Student & Teacher announced at chamber banquet.

Bleckley STAR Student & Teacher announced at chamber banquet.

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards banquet Friday night in the Presidential Dining Room at Middle Georgia State University.  Hugh Cairney was named STAR Student.  He chose BCHS English teacher Wes Young as his STAR Teacher.

Weather forces postonment of events

The severe weather in Cochran Thursday impacted both sports and community events.  BCMS basketball at Dublin was rescheduled for February 10 at 4 pm.  Bleckley Elementary WinterFest was postponed, it's been rescheduled for February 11 at 5:30 pm.   Thursday's high school tennis matches at Veterans High School were postponed, makeup info is TBD.  Tonight's home high school soccer matches versus West Laurens were also postponed, makeup info is TBD.