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Called Bleckley BOE meeting June 27.

Bleckley School District announced via Twitter there would be a called Board of Education this Tuesday, June 27 at 7 pm at the board office.  According to the Tweet, the purpose is to act on personnel and vendor contracts.

Bleckley BOE adopts policy requiring background checks, accepts principal's resignation.

At Tuesday's monthly meeting, the Bleckley Board of Education approved a policy that will require new employees as well as parents acting as chaperones to get background checks.  They also accepted the resgination of Blckley Elementary principal Janet Moe.

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Local students make MGA spring semester President's, Dean's, Lists.

Middle Georgia State University recently announced their 2017 Spring Semester President's and Dean's Lists.  To see Cochran students who made both, click here.

Cochran residents graduate, receive GED's, from OFTC.

Oconee Fall Line Technical College held Spring 2017 Commencement and GED Graduation Ceremonies June 15 at the Dublin campus. Three Cochran students received their diplomas: Gloria A. Chambers, David R. Clark, and Kaitlen Michelle Sarber. Earning their GED was Jonathan Dean and Waylon Huff.  

BCHS HOSA officers teach children about bullying.

BCHS HOSA officers teach children about bullying.

Last Thurdsday, Bleckley County High School HOSA officers Casey Garnto, Tyler Swords, Lauren Taylor, and Allison Graham visited the Summer Meal site at the old high school, current Pre K cafeteria.  They played "Bully Bingo," a game designed to help children recognize bullying.  To learn more about the USDA's Summer Meal Program, including other locations in Bleckley County, go here.

Time running out to register local children for Bleckley Pre K.

Bleckley Pre K announced Thursday that only a few slots remained for the upcoming school year and students with completed registration packets would be registered on a first come, first serve, basis.  After June 15, any open slots would be given to out of county students who've completed the registration process.  Documents required for registration are Birth Certificate; Social Security Card; Immunization Record (Form 3230); Vision, Hearing, Dental & Nutrition Record (Form 3300); Proof of Residence; and verification of Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI, TANF, if applicable.

Registration is open at Bleckley Pre K, 242 E Dykes St, from 7:30 am-4 pm, Monday through Thursday.  Call (478)934-9094 with any questions.

District Teacher of the Year announced at convocation.

District Teacher of the Year announced at convocation.

Millie Smith, a third grade teacher in just her second year at Bleckley Elementary, was announced as District Teacher of the Year at Friday's end of year convocation.  To read more coverage from the event, click here.