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Called BOE meeting May 5.

There will be a called meeting of the Bleckley County Board of Education May 5 at 6 pm at the board office, 242 East Dykes Street. The purpose of the meeting will be to conduct whole board training and act upon personnel matters. Those attending will be required to observe social distancing.

New program offered by Middle Georgia State makes it easier for parapros to become teachers.

The online/weekend track to the Bachelor of Science in Elementary/Special Education will allow parapros to earn their degrees while still keeping their current job. Click here for more.

BCMS named "Capturing Kids Hearts" National Showcase School.

The Flip Flippen Group announced Friday that BCMS was one of three schools in Georgia to be named a "National Showcase School" for using the "Capturing Kids Hearts" processes.  Click here for more.

Donations sought for signs on courthouse square that will honor BCHS seniors.

With COVID-19 cancelling school and cutting short the year for this year’s BCHS seniors, a group of senior parents are trying to honor the class of 2020. They’re purchasing signs which Commissioner Bob Brockman has said can be placed on the courthouse lawn for a couple of weeks. Donations are sought to help pay for the signs. They can be left in the black mailbox behind the courthouse next to the handicap parking area. You can also contact Paige Baggs, (478)230-2221, to donate or for more information.

Board business continues despite school closure.

Though school is closed for the year, there were several items to be dealt with at Tuesday night's monthly Board of Education meeting. Many of them involved the bond issue which will be used to fund the new primary school. Click here for more.

"Royal Family" working to ensure students get fed.

"Royal Family" working to ensure students get fed.

In many Tweets, superintendent Dr. Steve Smith has referenced the "Royal Family." A look at volunteers helping out with school feeding during the COVID-19 shutdown was a demonstration of what he meant. Click here to view photos.

Called BOE meeting cancelled.

A called Bleckley Board of Education meeting scheduled for tomorrow night at 6 pm to vote on the bond resolution for local funding of the new primary school and athletic projects has been cancelled.