Our network

Schools

Bleckley PTO meeting August 26.

Bleckley PTO will hold their first meeting of the year August 26 at 6 pm in room 4 of the red hall at Bleckley Primary.  The red hall is the first hall on the right as you enter, room 4 is the second door on the left.

Bleckley School System receives AdvancED accreditation.

The Bleckley County School System has been awarded accreditation by AdvancEd, the national organization responsible for conferring the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement accreditation seal.  Click here for more.

 

Portion of Cook Road to close August 12 for Middle Georgia State move in day.

Move in day for the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University is August 12. Because of the expected increase in foot traffic, Cook Road will be closed from Sixth Street to Ann Street starting at 8 am and lasting until 4 pm.

According to an email from MGA Campus Police Chief Shane Roland, the closure is to allow students the freedom to unload their vehicles and bring them safely across Cook Road. He said MGA Police will be directing traffic so as to minimize delays and other incidents. Roland also added they’d be working with both the Cochran Police Department and Bleckley County Sheriff’s Office during the closure with their main objective being the safety of the students and community members.

August menus for Bleckley schools.

With school back in session, the Bleckley Nutrition Staff has been hard at work each day preparing breakfast and lunch for students.  To view menus, click here.

BCHS ninth grade parents meeting August 13.

A meeting for parents of Bleckley County High School freshmen will be held August 13 at 6 pm in the auditorium.

Bleckley FFA alum finalist for national agribusiness award.

Hadden Powell, a 2018 graduate of Bleckley County High School and American FFA Degree recipient, is a finalist for the American Star in Agribusiness award. He’s one of four finalist for the award. Powell is currently enrolled at UGA and owns Powells & Company Florists in Montrose. Besides receiving an American FFA Degree (the organization’s highest level of student accomplishment, other requirements include demonstrating top management skills and completing key agricultural education, scholastic, as well as leadership requirements. A panel of judges will interview all finalists at the FFA National Convention October 30-November 2 in Indianapolis. The winner will be announced November 1.

Dates and times for back to school visitations in Bleckley County.

Pre-K parent orientation will be July 29 at 6 pm. Visitation for Pre-K will be July 31 from 1-5 pm. Visitation for all other schools will be from 3:30 to 6 pm. The Royal Kingsmen Dazzlers will be at both Bleckley Primary and BCES during visitation.