Heron Happenings- Dec 9-14

We have had a busy week finalizing our Fall semesters! Our students have their exempt forms! A quick reminder that all finals will be on Dec 19.

End of Course test start Dec 11 and go through the 18th! We have posted our testing dates on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Let us know if you have questions! All EOC classes will have a blitz- the dates have also been posted in social media!

Please make sure your students arrive on time during testing!

Our basketball and wrestling teams had a good week!

We have chorus and band concerts this week!

This week at BCHS:

Monday: Wrestling at Pierce

Tuesday: Jv girls at Ware – 4:00

Varsity basketball at Ware – 6:00

Chorus concert at Hickox Baptist- 6:30

Wednesday: EOC – 9th Lit and Econ

Thursday: EOC- 9th Lit and Biology

Band concert- 7:00

Friday: EOC- Geometry and Physical science/US History

JV basketball at Long – 3:30

Varsity basketball at Long – 6:30

Wrestling at Effingham- 5:00

Saturday: wrestling at Effingham- 9:00 am

JV Basketball- home to Wayne- 2:00

Varsity basketball home to Wayne – 5:00

Heron Happenings – Dec. 2-7

Our wrestling team had a great annual Brantley Bash! Our wrestlers did a great job and the team hosted nine other teams from around South Georgia! It was a great tournament!

Our basketball team split on Tuesday with the girls winning and the boys losing to Hilliard. On Saturday both basketball teams won at home to Ware County!

Our fall classes are starting the final stretch. The students End of Course Test start a week from Wednesday. Please make sure that your students are present and prepared for these test. All of our EOC classes will have a blitz the day before their test. Please make sure that your students are able to attend.

This week at BCHS:

Monday – Wrestling at home 5:00 PM

Tuesday – Cap and Gown final order – 7:45

Basketball at Berrien County (JV boys – 4:15; both Varsity – 6:00)



Friday – BCHS Reality Check – 8:30 – 10:30

Basketball at home to Hilliard – JV at 3:45; Varsity at 6:30

Wrestling at Jeff Davis – 5:00 PM

Saturday – Wrestling at Jeff Davis – 9:00 AM

Heron Happenings – Nov. 18 – 24

We have had a busy week at BCHS! Progress reports went out on Wednesday! Please make sure to check on your students grades. If we can help in anyway don’t hesitate to call or email their teacher.

BCHS will host Apply to College week Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 am until NOON each day!! Any senior can stop by the media center to get help in applying to college!! Students don’t forget to complete your ‘prep sheet!’

Our football team competed in the first round of the state playoffs on Friday night in a rainy cold night in Fort Valley. Our Herons came up short, but they fought hard. Our band members and cheerleaders were troopers throughout the difficult weather!

The wrestling team had their second tournament on Saturday in Douglas. They did well and have had a great season ahead! Tre Stone finished 3-1, Peter Devine finished 3-1, Cassidy Strickland was 2-0, and Sarah Williamson got her first win today finishing 1-1! Way to go Heron wrestlers!

The BCHS FFA Meats Evaluation team finished 5th in the state this weekend!!! Congrats to our FFA students!

We will have Thanksgiving lunch for our students on Thursday!

This week at BCHS:

Monday: Apply to college 8:00 to 12:00

Tuesday: Basketball at home to Berrien County – 6:00

Apply to college 8:00 to 12:00

Wednesday: Technology competition

Apply to college 8:00- 12:00

Thursday: Thanksgiving lunch at school

Friday: Basketball at Wayne County (JV and Varsity) – 3:30

Saturday: Brantley Bash – wrestling tournament  – 9:00 am

Heron Happenings- Nov 11-16

What a great week we had at BCHS!! Lots of student success in and out of the classroom! Mr. Thrift’s engineering class is innovating for their completions, Mr. Winder’s AV class is creating the news, Mrs. Hunnicutt’s class is learning about childcare, Ms. Johns is teaching students cooking skills, our healthcare classes are getting kids prepared, and our FFA students were out surveying the landscapes around the school as well as working in the wood-shop!

I would like to encourage anyone in the system to contact Mr. Gibson about possible Christmas gifts… his class can creating products with our sublimation machine!!

Our students are working hard in their academic classes and their progress reports will go home on Wednesday of this week!!

The basketball team has begun practice and the band finished up their competition season on Saturday!!

The football team made it into the playoffs with their win on Friday night!! This is the third time in school history!! Congrats- and we will be in Peach County on Nov. 15!!

This week at BCHS:

Monday: Veterans Day program – breakfast at 9:00 and assembly at 9:45


Wednesday: progress reports


Friday: football at Peach- 8:00 PM

Saturday: wrestling at Coffee

Heron Happenings – Nov. 4 – 9

We had a busy week at BCHS. Our students  are working hard in their classes and continue to progress toward finishing this semesters credits! Please encourage your child to finish the semester strong!

Our FFA sent the state champion Environmental and Natural Resource team, lead by Mr. Richard Gill, up to Indianapolis to compete for a National Championship. While the team did not finish 1st in the nation they did finish 3rd — which is the second highest in school history! Last year the Poultry team, lead by Mrs. Chad Crews, finished 5th in the country. In the mid 90’s Mr. Gill took a team to the national convention and they won 1st place! The BCHS FFA continues to impress under the leadership of both Mr. Gill and Mr. Crews!

Our cross country team competed at the state tournament on Saturday! They did compete well and represented BCHS in a positive manner. It is not often that our boys and girls teams both make it to the state tournament. Coach Clay Johns and his assistants have done a tremendous job preparing our athletes.

The football lost a hard fought game against Liberty on Friday night. We are playing a Long County on Friday night in Ludowici… if we win the game we are in the playoffs for the 3rd time in school history and will finish the regular season at 5-5! We are really proud of Coach Geoff Cannon and his assistants for the job they have done this year!

Our BCHS basketball teams will have their first scrimmage this week at Glynn Academy!

This week at BCHS:




Thursday – Basketball at Glynn Academy – 6:00 PM

Friday – Football away at Long County – 7:30

Saturday – Wrestling at Ware County 9:00 AM

Heron Happenings – Oct. 28 – Nov. 1

The Herons had a great week! The cross country teams, both boys and girls, have qualified for the state tournament in Carrollton on November 2nd. The football team had  a tough game in Baxley on Friday night and basketball tryouts started this week! Wrestling was in full force with their fitness program starting.

The Heron band is coming off a big win in Pierce County and are preparing for their final show on Nov. 9th in Jacksonville, FL.

Our classes are going full blast and students are starting their second nine weeks grades. Please make sure that your child is working to keep their grades at a high level! The End of Course test will be here before we know it.

This week at BCHS:





Friday: Cap and Gown sell during lunch

Football home to Liberty County (Senior Night)

Saturday: Cross Country at the State meet


Heron Happenings – Oct. 21 -26

BCHS had a full week! Our Lady Herons hosted the Sweet 16 playoffs and came up short of making it to the state finals tournament. Our Cross country team competed well in Wayne County and our Varsity football team got a big win region play on Friday night! The band competed in Pierce County at their band completion on Saturday and did a great job. Basketball tryouts start on Monday and we move from one sport to the next fairly quickly!

On Friday our students received their report cards and we are looking forward to a great second nine weeks! We hope that your child continues to be present at school and continues to work hard! Please let us know if you have questions or if we can assist you in any way.

This week at BCHS:

Monday: Basketball tryouts start

Bus Driver appreciation Day

ASVAB being given on campus

Tuesday: Cross Country at Jeff Davis for region meet


Thursday: JV football at Pierce

Friday: Varsity Football at Appling 7:30

Heron Happenings – Oct.14-19

We have finished the first nine weeks and completed midterms this past week! Report cards will be given to students on Friday during homeroom. Please make sure that you ask your child about their report card on Friday. You can also continually keep an eye on their grades throughout the semester by getting access to their powerschool.

Our Lady Herons won the first round of the state playoffs and will host Jefferson on Wednesday for a doubleheader and the ‘if’ game on Thursday. Please come support our Lady Herons!

Our boys cross country team competed at Disney World on Friday and had a great time!

Our football team had a rough night at Pierce County, but are looking to bounce back against Tattnall on Friday night – at Caney Bay stadium! Please come support our boys!

Our CTSO’s (clubs) attended and competed at the Perry Fair this week! Our FFA students competed in the hog show. Mattie Davis finished 3rd in her class and Kaitlyn White won her class in commercial gilt!

This week at BCHS:



Wednesday: Softball at home to Jefferson – 5:00 and 7:00 PM

Career Day:

Seniors – trip to Coastal Georgia College

Juniors – Meeting with different employers

Sophomores – PSAT

Freshmans – YOUSCIENCE (aptitude test)

Thursday: Softball – ‘if’ game at 4:00 PM

Cap and Gown order during lunch

Cross Country at Wayne 4:00 PM

JV football at home to Bacon – 4:00 PM

CTAE Advisory Meeting – 6:30 – 7:30

Friday: Report Cards go out in homeroom

Football vs. Tattnall – 7:30

Saturday: Band competition in Pierce County

Heron Happenings – Oct. 7-12

It has been a busy week at BCHS! Students are preparing for midterms which will be this week (Wednesday and Thursday). Please make sure that if you have concerns about your students grades that you contact their teachers ASAP.

Our Lady Heron Softball team won the region championship this week with a 3-1 win in the championship game over Pierce County. Both teams played a great game!

The Heron football team had a tough loss at McIntosh Academy, but we are excited about region play and looking to make the playoffs! Please continue to support our boys, band members, cheerleaders, and ROTC members!

Our Chorus has their first concert on Tuesday night.

Pink out Day on Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness.


Tuesday: Chorus Concert at 6:30

Wednesday: Softball playoffs at home vs. Central Macon (DH at 4:00 and 6:00)

Midterms- 1st and 3rd block.

Thursday: Herff Jones meeting with Seniors at 8:15

Softball playoffs at home vs. Central Macon (if needed at 5:00)

Midterms – 2nd and 4th block

FFA at Perry Fair

Friday: FFA at Perry Fair

Football at Pierce County – 7:30

Pink Out Day

Cross Country at Disney

Saturday: FFA at Perry Fair

Heron Happenings- Sept 30- Oct 5

Homecoming week is always a great time!! It seems that the week speeds by before we know it!! The dance was amazing!!!

Our cross country team has had a good week fo practice and are gearing up for the region meet in a few weeks! Their times are getting better every week!

Lady Heron softball will host Tattnall at home on Monday!! The region tournament will be at BCHS on Thursday!!! Proud of our girls!!

Friday night lights were pumping with a HUGE homecoming win Friday night!!! It was the best crowd that I have been apart of since I came to Brantley! Our boys showed so much grit Friday night! The band and cheerleaders did a great job keeping the crowd engaged!!

Our students are working hard in their classes!! Please make sure you have downloaded the BCHS APP and have PowerSchool linked through! You can keep an eye on your students progress!

This week at BCHS:

Monday: softball at home to Tattnall- 4:00 and 6:00

Tuesday: IF game for softball vs Tattnall 6:00

Wednesday: Custodian Appreciation Day

Thursday: softball hosting Region tournament- 5:00 and 7:00- teams playing when TBD (Appling, Tattnall, Pierce, and Brantley)

Friday: varsity football at McIntosh 7:30