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News from Tuesday's Bleckley BOE meeting.

To read news from Tuesday's monthly Board of Education meeting including student recognition and the addition of two new community coaches, click here.

BCHS One Act performing Elf, Jr. December 15-16.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will perform "Elf, Jr." December 15-16 in the auditorium.  Showtimes are 7 and 3 pm.  Admission $5 for adults, $3 students.

Location of monthly Bleckley BOE meeting changed.

In a tweet posted last week on the Bleckley School District Twitter account, it was announced the December 12 Board of Education meeting would be held in the high school auditorium due to the number of students who will be recognized.

 

December breakfast and lunch menus for Bleckley schools.

To read the December breakfast and lunch menus for all schools, click here.

Middle Georgia State's Border Tuition Waiver extended to Cochran campus.

Students from bordering states wishing to take classes on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University will get a break on tuition. MGA will now offer in-state tuition to students from Florida, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee. In-state tuition for a full course load is $1,663 per semester, out of state is $4,480. The move was approved by the Board of Regents during their November meeting. The Eastman campus, home of the School of Aviation, was approved for the same waiver earlier this year. For more information, email admissions@mga.edu or call 1-877-238-8664.

Local sports this week in Cochran.

With school starting back, sports are resuming at both Bleckley County Middle School and BCHS.  Tuesday, BCMS soccer teams host JR Trippe.  Wednesday will be eighth grade recognition when they host Dodge County.  Both games start at 3:30 pm.

December 1, BCHS basketball returns to the court, hosting West Laurens.  Varsity games start at 6 pm.  Both the girls and boys are 1-0 on the young season.

BCHS CTSO canned food drive will feed families in community.

Bleckley County High School Career Technical Student Organizations HOSA, FBLA, FFA, FCCLA, and WBL are once again doing the "Parade Pantry" to collect food for families in the commuity.  They are asking people to bring canned, non-perishible food items to this year's Christmas parade.  Members will be pushing lighted shopping carts for donations.  

This year's parade will be December 1 at 7 pm and will run through the campus of Middle Georgia State University.