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Dates to remember for parents of Bleckley County school children

Visitation for all Bleckley County schools will be held August 4. Bleckley Pre K will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., all other campuses (primary, elementary, middle, high school, and sucess academy) will be from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The first day of school is August 6. A copy of the school year calendar can be downloaded here.

Bleckley Middle School new student registration August 3

Bleckley County Middle School will hold new student registration for residents of the county August 3 from 9 a.m. -noon and 1 to 4 p.m.  Non resident students may also register on this date, their acceptance will be at the discretion of administrators.

Any student wishing to register should have the following documents with them.

(1)   Proof of residency in Bleckley County (2)   Copy of birth certificate (3)   Copy of social security card (4)   Copy of up-to-date immunization record (form 3231) (5)   Copy of EED (Eye, Ear & Dental) (6)   Latest report card (7)   Contact information for the last school (8)   Copy of additional school records 


Prayer Walk for Bleckley Schools August 2

The annual prayer walk for Bleckley schools will be August 2 at 6 p.m.

A brief service will be held inside the high school gym. People are then invited to span out to the high school, as well as Bleckley Elementary, Primary, and Middle School, to walk the hallways and pray for students, teachers, and administrators.  

Schools will be open until 8 p.m.

School supply lists for Bleckley Primary.

Here are the school supplies needed for students attending Bleckley County Primary School.  Classes start in Cochran for all schools August 7.


Middle Georgia State celebrates university status.

Middle Georgia State celebrates university status.

Community leaders including Senator Ross Tolleson, current and former college employees, and their spouses gathered in Alderman Hall at the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University Tuesday afternoon for a celebration of "the newest U."  Cochran mayor and former Middle Georgia College president Dr. Michael Stoy read a proclamation declaring Tuesday "Middle Georgia State University day."

MGA president Dr. Christopher Blake spoke about goals for the university going forward and led guests in a toast to it at the end.

Middle Georgia State offering Wellness Center memberships.

Middle Georgia State University announced Monday that wellness center memberships at the Cochran campus would be open to the public.  Cost is $35 per person, $80 per family.  Family memberships only include children 10 and up.

The wellness center is located behind Knights Hall, near the softball and baseball fields.  It features a fitness area, indoor rock wall, basketball court, walking track and aerobics room.  Use of the campus outdoor pool is included in community memberships.

Steps required for joining are:

Spots remain for 2015-16 Bleckley Pre-K

Bleckley Pre-K announced this week a few spots remain for the 2015-16 school year. Those spots will be filled on a first come, first serve, basis.

If you would like your child to attend, call the Pre-K office at 478-934-9094, or stop by the office located at 242 E. Dykes Street.  Once the spots are filled, enrollees will be placed on a waiting list.

The following documentation is required for registration: birth certificate; Social Security card; proof of residence (power/utility bill, property tax receipt, car tag receipt); verification of Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI (if applicable); current immunization record (form 3231); and vision, hearing, dental and nutrition screening (form 3300).