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Proposed Bleckley Virtual School tabled.

According to the minutes from Tuesday's monthly Board of Education meeting, the minimum number of registration forms for a proposed virtual/online school hadn't been received. Superintendent Steve Smith said the project would be tabled until next spring.

BCMS new student registration July 28.

Bleckley County Middle School will hold registration for new students who are county residents July 28 from 9 am-noon and 2-5 pm.  Non-resident students wishing to enroll may also fill out paperwork on that date.  Admission of non-resident students will be at the discretion of the administration.

A release from the school states the following items are required for students wishing to register.

Plan for Bleckley Online School moving forward.

Though attendance at Tuesday night's meeting about a proposed virtual/online school  was poor likely due to people traveling for the Fourth of July, registration will remain open through the set July 18 deadline.  There must be 12 students not currently enrolled in school to proceed.  Parents wishing to register can download the form here.  Completed forms can be emailed (either take a photo or scanned) to Superintendent Steve Smith.  Call Smith, (478)934-2821 , extension 1100, or Bleckley County Success Academy Principal Denise Warren, (478)934-1685, for more information.

School supply lists for Bleckley County schools.

Though it's still summer, school will be here before you know it.  Classes in Bleckley County start August 5.  For anyone wanting to get an early jump on school supply shopping, go here to view the required supplies for the primary, elementary, and middle schools.

Another meeting for prospective online school set.

An interest meeting for a possible online/virtual school that would be offered to children in Bleckley grades K-12 as well as children of school employees who live out of county was held Tuesday night.  You can read more about the meeting here.

Another meeting is scheduled for July 5 at 7 pm inside the Pre K Cafeteria, 242 E. Dykes St.  At last week's monthly Board of Education meeting, the board signed a contract with Fuel Education, formerly known as k12.com to provide a virtual school.  But the board also stipulated that 12 children currently not enrolled in school must register to move forward.

Local students make Middle Georgia State President's, Dean's, Lists.

Middle Georgia State University announced the 2016 Spring Semester President's and Dean's Lists Monday.  To make the President's List, a student must maintain a 3.8 GPA, a 3.5 is required for the Dean's List.  Students are required to have a certain number of course hours to be eligible.

To view the list, click here.

Bleckley School System Teacher of the Year announced.

Bleckley School System Teacher of the Year announced.

Bleckley Elementary fourth grade teacher Kim Fernandez is the school sytem Teacher of the Year.  The announcement was made during the end of year meeting held May 25.  

To read more, click here.