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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.

Pipkin to retire from Bleckley School Superintendent post.

The Bleckley Board of Education accepted the retirement of school superintendent Dr. Charlotte Pipkin at Tuesday's regularly scheduled meeting.  According to the minutes, she will retire no later than June 30, 2015. Pipkin has been superintendnet since 2010.

BCHS to host Region 4-AA One Act Play competition.

Bleckley County High School will host Region 4-AA One Act Play competition Thursday in the high school auditorium.  BCHS will perform their selection, Bye Bye Birdie, at 1:20 pm.  It's open to the public and admission is free.  Per GHSA rules, photography and videography during all performances Thursday is prohibitied.

BCHS to celebrate Homecoming Friday night.

Bleckley County High School will crown their 2014 Homecoming Queen during halftime of Friday's home football game versus Monticello.  Shonteria Smalls is the reigning queen.  To see the court, click here.

Curtain rises on BCHS One Act Play performances.

Curtain rises on BCHS One Act Play performances.

Bleckley County High School held the first of four community performances of their One Act Play selection Bye Bye Birdie.  It's a musical comedy about Conrad Birdie who visits Sweet Apple Ohio to deliever "one last kiss" to a fan before going into the Army.  

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BCHS Royal Kingsmen Band gets perfect scores at Hawkinsville Marching Festival.

BCHS Royal Kingsmen Band gets perfect scores at Hawkinsville Marching Festival.

The Bleckley County High School Royal Kingsmen Band took their show on the road Saturday, making the short trip across the river for this year's Hawkinsville Invitational Marching Festival hosted by Hawkinsville High School.  The theme for this year's show for BCHS is "Movie Toons."  Songs performed are "When You Wish Upon A Star," The Incredibles theme song, Let It Go from "Frozen" and Happyfrom Despicable Me 2.

Judges results were announced a little after 3 pm.  At marching festivals, each band receives individual scores from a panel of judges.  The scores for Bleckley were as follows.  Judge 1, 1.  Judge 2, 1.  Judge 3, 1.  Overall Band Score, 1.  Percussion Judge, 1.  Dance Team Judge, 1.  Drum Majors, 1.  Overall Band Rating- "Superior."  

Bleckley Primary holds literacy kickoff event.

Bleckley Primary holds literacy kickoff event.

Bleckley County Primary School held their second annual literarcy kickoff event Thursday afternoon.  Designed to promote reading and get parents involved with reading to their children, it offered a variety of reading and literacy-based activities.  Children could play word games, shop at the book fair, as well as win books at the Book Walk.

Assistant Principal Andrea Williams said it was important to "create a spark for reading" in children that would carry them through life.  The school plans to hold a celebration of Dr. Seus' birthday in March.