Heron Happenings – Jan. 25-31

The semester is in full swing. Our students are working hard at the beginning of this semester.

Please continue to be safe and social distance. I would encourage you to wear a mask when you cannot social distance.

Two of our students were in a bad ATV wreck. One of the students suffered broken bones. The other student is still in hospital. He has made strides, but it is still a long road moving forward. Please see below for our fundraiser!

This week at BCHS:

Monday – JV girls basketball at Long – 4:30

Varsity girls basketball at Long – 6:00

Tuesday– FFA Mid Winter Conference

JV boys basketball at Appling – 4:30

Varsity basketball at Appling – 6:00


Thursday – ESPLOST community meeting

FFA Land judging competition

Friday – JV boys and girls basketball home to Long County – 3:30

Varsity basketball home to Long County – 6:30

Heron Happenings- Jan 18-23

Reminder- no school on Monday.

We have had a good week at BCHS! I hope your students are settling into their second semester schedule!

If you have questions feel free to contact the school or your teacher!

This week at BCHS:

Monday– no school- MLK JR day

Tuesday– school resumes

FFA forestry CDE- Tift County

JV girls basketball vs Tattnall- 4:30

Varsity basketball vs Tattnall- 6:00

Wednesday– Coach Arron Beck birthday

Thursday– FFA ‘ATE’- Wayne County

Wrestling host Appling and Brunswick- Senior Night – 5:00 PM

JV & Varsity girls basketball at Pierce – 5:00/6:30

Friday– JV & Varsity boys basketball at Pierce – 5:00/6:30

Saturday– FFA meeting

*Girls make up game at Long County- Jan 25- 4:30/6:00

Heron Happenings – Jan. 11-16

We have had a good start to the semester this week. We are looking forward to a great semester.

If you have questions about your teachers or any other aspects of your class work don’t hesitate to email or call the school. We will do our best to answer all questions.

Our wrestling team hosted a great tournament last Saturday. It was a great turnout and our athletes were able to show off their skill at home!

Our basketball team had a tough game on Tuesday night at Bacon County. The girls bounced back on Friday with a big region win against Appling. The boys fell to a really strong (and tall) Appling team.

Our FFA students had a livestock show this weekend!

I strongly encourage all students to get involved in either a club or a sport.

This week at BCHS:


Tuesday: FFA Region Livestock judging and Tractor operations at Irwin HS

Coach Tony Yeomans birthday

JV girls basketball at Long County – 4:30

Varsity basketball at Long County – 6:00

Wednesday: Cap and Gown Pictures (SWI will provide the Cap and Gowns)

Club Pictures

FFA Meeting


Friday: Ms. Jessica Rozier’s birthday

Wrestling team region duals at Pierce – 9:00 AM

Saturday: FFA Employment skills, extemporaneous speaking, farm business management, creed, FFA quiz, Floriculture, prepared public speaking, wildlife, dairy, State FFA camp

Heron Happenings – Jan 2 – 9

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We look forward too seeing all our students on Wednesday, January 6. Reminder, if you don’t feel well to stay home (if you want it excused please remember to send a parent note!)

This Saturday we are hosting the Brantley Bash – the matches start about 10:30 AM.

This week at BCHS:

Saturday, Jan. 2 – Brantley Bash


Tuesday – Wrestling @ Charlton – 2:00 PM

JV girls basketball at Bacon – 4:45

Varsity basketball at Bacon – 6:00

Wednesday – Second semester begins


Friday – Report Cards will go out

JV Boys basketball home to Appling – 4:15

Varsity basketball home to Appling – 6:00

Saturday – Wresting at Ware – 9:00 AM

Heron Happenings – Dec. 14-19

The final week before Christmas break! We finish EOC’s this week and will start finals on Wednesday.

We will have the Biology EOC on Monday and the Algebra 1 on Tuesday. We will have make-ups on Wednesday and Thursday.

Finals are as follows:

Wednesday – 1st and 3rd

Thursday – 2nd and 4th

Students cannot be checked out during a final or EOC.

Students, make sure you are making up any missing work.

This week at BCHS:

Monday: Biology EOC

Wrestling at Pierce

Tuesday: Algebra 1 EOC

Faculty Christmas lunch

JV boys basketball at Hillard – 4:30

Varsity basketball at Hillard – 6:00

Wrestling at Brunswick – 5:00

Wednesday: Finals – 1st and 3rd block

EOC Make-ups

Thursday: Finals – 2nd and 4th block

EOC – makeups

Wrestling at Wayne – 5:00 PM

Friday: Early Release day

JV boys and girls basketball at Ware – 3:00 PM

Varsity basketball at Ware – 6:00 PM

Saturday: Mrs. Angela Williams birthday

Mrs. Ashley Johnson birthday

JV basketball at McIntosh – 2:00

Varsity basketball at McIntosh – 5:00

Heron Happenings – Dec. 7-12 (EOC edition)

The semester is coming to an end! Christmas break is almost here… but before we can celebrate we must get through our finals and End-of-Course Test.

We start EOC’s on Wednesday morning with American Literature (11th graders) with Am. Lit continuing on Thursday.

On Friday we will test US History (11th grade), but the students in our dual enrollment class do not have to take the End-of-Course assessment.

We will continue the following week with Biology (10th grade) on Monday and then Algebra 1 (9th grade) on Tuesday.

We will have make-up test on December 16 (1st and 3rd block) and December 17 (2nd and 4th block).

*Reminder that students cannot be checked out during EOC or finals.

Please make sure that you are students are caught up on their grades.

If you are virtual learner you need to make sure that you are on campus the date of your EOC. Virtual learners should be about 85% complete with their classes.

This week at BCHS:

Monday: FFA Region – meat judging

Tuesday: FFA nursery landscape

JV girls basketball vs Ware – 4:15

Wrestling @ Charlton – 5:00

Varsity Basketball vs. Ware – 6:00

Band Concert – 7:00

Wednesday: EOC – American Literature

Thursday: EOC – American Literature

FFA extemporaneous speaking finals

Wrestling at Appling – 5:00

Chorus Concert- 6:30

Friday: EOC US History

Mrs. Claudia Waldron’s birthday

JV boys and girls at Wayne – 3:30

Varsity basketball at Wayne – 6:30

Saturday: JV girls and boys basketball – 2:00 PM

Varsity basketball – 5:00 PM

Heron Happenings – Nov. 30- Dec. 5

I hope that everyone had a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving break. We have three weeks until Christmas break. Our End of Course Test starts on December 9th. Please make sure that you are prepared for your EOC’s and your class finals.

EOC dates:

December 9 & 10 – American Literature

December 11 – US History (non dual enrollment classes)

December 14 – Biology

December 15 – Algebra 1

December 16 & 17 – Make up dates

December 16 & 17 – Finals (all will take finals this year

I am extremely proud of all our athletic groups that competed this fall. All of our teams advanced to the state playoffs! That is a great feat! Way to go Herons!

This week at BCHS:

Monday: School starts back – 7:55 AM

Tuesday: Wrestling at Ware – 5:00

Basketball vs Hilliard – 6:00 (varsity only)

Wednesday: FFA Meeting

Thursday: Herff Jones Senior Order Day

Christmas tree lighting in Nahunta

FFA Area VI Speaking final

Friday: Reality Check – 8:00- 11:00

JV basketball at Charlton – 3:30

Varsity basketball at Charlton – 6:30

Wrestling at Jeff Davis – 4:00

Saturday: Wrestling at Jeff Davis – 9:00 AM

JV basketball vs McIntosh County – 2:00

Varsity basketball vs. McIntosh – 5:00

Mrs. Lori McNease birthday

Christmas Parade in Nahunta

Fireworks at BCMS

Heron Happenings – Nov. 16-21

We gave out progress reports this week. If you have questions about your students progress report please contact their teacher. We are in the home stretch to finalize this semesters credits.

We have a busy week before Thanksgiving break! Please make sure that all students are giving their best to prepare for finals and EOC’s.

Reminder this is the last week before Thanksgiving break.

We will start End-of-Course Test December 9th.

December 9 and 10- American Literature

December 11 – US History

December 14 – Biology

December 15 – Algebra 1

December 16 and 17 – Make-ups

School Finals will be December 16 and 17.

This week at BCHS:

Monday: FFA County Show meeting

Tuesday: FFA CDE’s

Herff Jones (Senior Order day 2)

Varsity Boys basketball at Camden

Wednesday: Mrs. Sandra Williams birthday

FFA Vet Science

School Flu shots for students (papers must be returned)

Thursday: Varsity basketball (boys and girls) home to Wayne – 6:00 PM

Wrestling at Pierce – 5:00 PM


Saturday: Basketball at Jeff Davis tournament.

Thanksgiving break starts

Heron Happenings- Nov. 9-14

Brantley County had a great week celebrating the centennial of our county! Huge thanks to Mr. Dillan Lee for creating a google slide presentation documenting that history!

The Heron cross county team competed in the state meet this week. We are very proud of all our runners!

The JV football team lost a hard fought game against Pierce and the varsity team lost a nail bitter on Friday night to Tattnall.

The basketball teams will have their scrimmage the week after next. We look forward to a great season!

The wrestlers started this week and have been working hard.

We have many clubs that are starting their fall competitions soon and we would love to see students join an extra-curricular activity!

We will be sending home progress reports home on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Please make sure you are monitor your students progress. We have 4.5 weeks to go until this semester is wrapped up. We will also be having End-of- Course Exams beginning December 9th. We will be giving EOC’s in the following classes; American Literature, US History (excluding dual enrollment students), Biology, and Algebra 1.

All students will be taking finals this semester. Our grade/attendance incentive has been suspended this year due to COVID 19 .

This week at BCHS:

Monday: Virtual severe weather drill during first block

Tuesday: Mrs. Becky O’Berry’s birthday

Wednesday: Progress reports will be sent home.

Mrs. Mary Ellen Herrin’s birthday

Thursday: Mrs. Debbie Whitaker’s birthday

FFA Extemporaneous speech due

Friday: FFA Jr. and Sr. prepared recorded speech

Varsity football at Appling County – 7:30

Heron Happenings – Nov. 2-7

We had a great week at BCHS! Many of our clubs, sports, and other groups passed out hundreds of pieces of candy on Thursday evening to the young kids of Brantley County! It was great to see our students enjoying community outreach!

Our girls cross country team qualified for the state tournament on Wednesday and we had two individual boys that also qualified for the tournament.

Our football team beat Long County on Friday night in Ludowici! They played great and deserve lots of credit for continuing to work hard! We need a full house on Friday night to support these boys as they take on Tattnall!

On Monday November 2 we will celebrate the centennial (100 years) of Brantley County! It was the 158th out of 159 total counties created in Georgia! Mr. Dillan Lee has created a wonderful google slide that goes through some of the historical highlights of Brantley County!

We will also wear purple on Friday to honor Epilepsy Awareness Month. We have a handful of students that suffer from disease and we hope that discussion on how to better support those that deal with this disorder will occur.

This week at BCHS:

Monday: Wear Red and Gold (Brantley County Chamber) to honor the centennial

Tuesday: Election Day!

Wednesday: Coach Clent Cannon Birthday

Coach Dillan Lee birthday

FFA Meeting

Thursday: JV football vs. Pierce – 5:00 PM

Friday: Wear Purple – Epilepsy Awareness Month

Principals Advisory Council – 7:45

Cross Country at state competition – 9:00 AM boys; 9:45 AM girls

Football – home to Tattnall – honor our Teachers of the Year – come support our Herons (last home game)

Let’s pack out Caney Bay!