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Fourth Grade Spelling Bee Winners Fourth Grade Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to the 4th Grade Spelling Bee Winners! Click "Read More" for other information and pictures.

 

Fifth Grade Spelling Bee Winners Fifth Grade Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to this year's 5th Grade spelling bee winners! Click "Read More"... for other information and pictures.

BCES Announces the Support Person of the Year for 2017, Stephanie Purser! Stephanie Purser
School Holiday

All Bleckley County Schools will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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PLEASE NOTE: The 21st Century After-School Program will dismiss early on Wednesday, December 14 at 5:00 and on Thursday, December 15 at 5:00. Students will return to 21st CCLC on Monday, January 9, 2017.

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All schools will dismiss at 12:00 on Friday, December 16, for Christmas Holidays. The Primary School will not be providing childcare on that day. Students will return to school on Thursday, January 5, 2017. 

BCES Students Produce and "Taste Test" Spinach

Third Graders at Bleckley County Elementary School recently harvested their spinach crop. To see pictures of the students preparing and "taste testing" their produce, please Read More.

BCES Holds Science/Math Night

To view a video of Bleckley Elementary's Science/Math night,
please click on the picture below:

Math/Science Night at BCES

BCES Announces Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Millie Smith, BCES Teacher of the Year!

The Bleckley County School System is currently completing the required Consolidated Application budget and planning process for federal funding. This process includes the 1% set-aside for Parent Involvement. These documents are available in draft form for parent review and input on Monday, October 25th from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.  Please call Debbie Puckett, Director of Student Support and Federal Programs at 478-934-6726 for more details and to register for the work session.

All Bleckley County Schools are in the process of updating their Title I School Parent Compacts and Title I Parent Involvement Plans. The plans are posted on the website and are available in hard copy format at each school.  All parents are invited to provide input and feedback regarding the content of these plans. These documents are reviewed and updated annually. You may call or email your school principal to participate in the revision process.

Tennis Fundraiser

The BCHS and BCMS tennis teams are currently selling long sleeved t-shirts and hoodies. To see color renditions of the two designs available, as well as an order form, please click on the links below. If you have questions, feel free to contact Melissa Barker at 478-934-6258. Thank you in advance for supporting the BCHS and BCMS tennis progams!

T-Shirt/Hoodie Designs

Order Form

JOB OPENING - Paraprofessional

For more information, please use the following link:

http://www.bleckley.k12.ga.us/userfiles/283/My%20Files/Job%20Announcement%20October%202016.pdf?id=5329

BCHS One-Act to Perform "The Music Man, Jr."

The Bleckley County High School One-Act will be performing "The Music Man, Jr." on Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, October 23, at 2:00 p.m., and Monday, October 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the BCHS Auditorium. The show is dedicated in memory of "The Music Man" himself, Mr. Louis Foster. The cost is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for students and children.

Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!

The Fall Scholastic Book Fair will open at BCES on September 22, during Open House. You may begin shopping TODAY online and your purchases will still benefit our school. Just go to our online book fair homepage at: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/bcelementary

Title 1 Parent-Student Math Workshop

Look in Photo Galleries for more pictures from the Math Workshop.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL VIDEO!

Watch a video capturing Bleckley County students on their first day of school by clicking on  Videos under Quick Links.

Spring 2016 GA Milestones Scores

Click "read more" below.

School Visitation Day

Happy New (School) Year! BCES faculty and staff are looking forward to seeing you on School Visitation Day, Wednesday, August 3rd, 3:30 - 6:00. Come meet your new teachers and see what's new at BCES!

2016-2017 BCES School Supply Lists are now available.

 

CONGRATULATIONS, CARL ELLIS CORLEY!

Carl Ellis Corley, a rising Senior at BCHS, was featured on Thursday, May 19, as Channel 13 WMAZ's Athlete of the Week. To view the video, please use the link below. Congratulations, Carl Ellis!

13WMAZ Athlete of the Week - May 19, 2016

PARENTS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS OTHER THAN PARENTS

Please take a moment to complete a brief Bleckley County School survey. Your feedback is a vital part of planning for the upcoming school year and we welcome your input. The surveys can be found using the following links:

PARENTS

COMMUNITY MEMBERS OTHER THAN PARENTS

Last Day of School to Be a Half Day

The last day of school for Bleckley County students will be Friday, May 20. All students will be dismissed at noon. Please note that there will be no after-school childcare on that day.

New pictures from Field Day and Art Show are in the Photo Gallery!

BCES Art Show
Monday, May 2,
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Each child's work will be displayed outside his or her homeroom. More art will be displayed in the front hall and outside the art room.

BCES Celebrates Family Literacy Night

On March 3, Bleckley County Elementary School celebrated reading with a Family Literacy Night.  Students and parents were invited to come to the school from 5:30 until 7:00 and visit the various activities that were presented by the language arts and reading teachers. 

BCES Family Literacy Night

    

Gifted Education Referral Information

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) referral forms may be picked up in each school's office during the month of January.  Completed forms must be returned by 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

BCES Honors Students at Junior Beta Club Induction Ceremony

Junior Beta Members BCES

Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey data results are used to develop a school's Climate Star Rating which is used as a diagnostic tool within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) to determine if a school is on the right path to school improvement. This survey contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet.  Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp

The Essential 55

Click "read more" below to see the Essential 55.

Contact Us
Bleckley County Elementary School
470 Highway 26 East
Cochran, GA 31014
Phone:478-934-3600
Fax:478-934-0309