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Middle Georgia State expanding number of graduate programs available.

Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Middle Georgia State University will offer two new graduate programs.  A Masters of Arts in Teaching and a Master of Science in Management.  Both will be available in 2017.

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Enjoy "A Night with the Stars" of BCHS One Act August 20, 21.

Bleckley County High School's one act play group will present a variety show "A Night with the Stars" August 20 at 7 pm and August 21 at 2 pm.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and children.  Proceeds will go toward the one act play program.

New initiative encouraged BCMS students on first day of school.

When Bleckley County Middle School students returned to school Friday morning, they got a unique welcome reception.  Men, holding signs of encouragement, were stationed around and inside the school.  It was a new iniative started by teachers Liz Dykes and Stephanie Stewart called (BCMS-MIA Bleckley County Middle School- Men in Action.)

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Dates to remember for the upcoming Bleckley school year.

Though the temperatures will likely still feel summer like, summer will be ending for students in Cochran soon as school starts back August 5.  New student enrollment will be July 28.  Pre-K parent orientation is August 1 at 1 pm in the cafeteria (242 E Dykes St.)  Pre-K Student Visitation is August 3 from 1-5 pm.  Visitation for all other campuses (primary, elementary, middle and high school) will be 3:30-6 pm that same day.

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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.