Bleckley County High School One Act Play will perform this year's competition piece The Music Man October 20 and 24 at 7:30 pm and October 23 at 2 pm in the high school auditorium. Performances will be dedicated to the memory of longtime band director Louis Foster. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 students/children 12 and under.
MGMSAA softbal wrapped up Saturday at the Eastman-Dodge County Rec. Department. Bleckley County Middle School advanced to the region title game by defeating West Laurens 4-3 in eight innings. Though they lost to top seed Dodge County 8-0 in the title game, BC finshed region runner up. It's the best finish for middle school softball since finishing region runner up in 2006.
To commemorate Disability Awareness Month, Middle Georgia State University's School of Education is hosting "The Ability Exhibit," a series of events to promote inclusion. As part of that series, a screening of the HBO documentary "I Can't Do This But I Can Do That" followed by discussion will be held October 2 from 9:30-10:30 am. The screening will take place in Room 302 of Walker Hall on the Cochran campus.
Governor Nathan Deal was the guest speaker at a REACH Georgia Scholar signing ceremony held Tuesday morning inside the Bleckley Middle School Gym. REACH is program started by Deal to provide lower income students with academic potential greater access to colleges and universities.
Bleckley County Middle School picked up their second straight trophy, finishing second in the small school divison of the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic. Though they just missed first place, BC accomplished another goal in terms of points scored.
The BCMS competition cheer squad won the A/AA/AAA division of the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Morgan County High School Saturday. You can view more photos from the competition here. Bleckley will be at the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic hosted by Houston County High School September 17. It starts at 9:45 am with BC going on at 10:15.