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A good day to celebrate Dr. Seuss.

A good day to celebrate Dr. Seuss.

The weather in Cochran Thursday afternoon was rainy and grey, similar to the weather in Dr. Seuss's first book The Cat in the Hat.  That weather made it a good day to be inside, enjoy math and literacy games, and celebrate Dr. Seuss at Bleckley Primary.

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Faculty Art Exhibition at Middle Georgia State opening March 5.

The Faculty Art Exhibition, featuring work by Middle Georgia State faculty, will open inside Peacock Gallery March 5. An opening gallery talk and reception will be held at 6 pm that night. The gallery is located on the first floor of Russell Hall on the Cochran campus. The exhibition will be open through March 30. Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 8 am to noon on Fridays.

Percentage Day at Cochran DQ will benefit cheerleaders selected for all star basketball game.

Cochran Dairy Queen will hold a percentage day for the BCHS cheerleaders March 4.  A portion of all sales will go toward Junior and Senior basketball cheerleaders selected to participate at the GACA Junior-Senior All Star Game March 24 in Dalton.

Bleckley Pre-K registration March 8.

Bleckley Pre-K will hold registration for the 2018-19 school year March 8 from 9 am-6 pm inside the cafeteria, 242 East Dykes Street.  Those registering are asked to park in front of the gym and enter through the double doors to the left of the main entrance.

According to a release, the parent/guardian must fill out all registration forms, and the guardian must provide legal documentation of guardianship.  You are asked to bring the following documents to registration.

Bleckley Teachers of the Year recognized at board meeting.

Bleckley Teachers of the Year recognized at board meeting.

Teachers of the Year for all Bleckley schools were recognized at last night's monthly board of education meeting.  Each were presented with a check from State Bank of Cochran President Jackie Bowen, as well as recieving a certificate and Subway gift card.  The system Teacher of the Year will be announced at the end of year meeting held in May.

Update on BCMS sports.

Bleckley County Middle School closed out their home basketball season with a sweep of West Laurens Monday.  Read more on the games here.  Barons baseball starts February 13, download a copy of the schedule here.

Chamber of Commerce STAR Student and Teacher announced.

Chamber of Commerce STAR Student and Teacher announced.

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce STAR Student and Teacher were presented at last night's annual banquet.  Tucker Felkins was the STAR Student.  He chose BCHS Agriculture Teacher Walt Parks as STAR Teacher.