Heron Happenings – Jan. 13-18

We had a great week at BCHS! Our student returned on Wednesday and got off to a wonderful start! This is going to be a great semester at BCHS!

Our wrestling team qualified for the state dual (team) tournament for the second time in school history! We are proud of our wrestlers and their coaches! Go Herons!

Mattie Ann Davis won big this weekend at the Hog Show! Our FFA has had a marvelous year so far! We expected that trend to continue with the state FFA conference coming up! Mattie Ann will finish up her time as State Vice President at this conference!

Our FBLA continues to strive as well. Elizabeth Howell is a national FBLA officer and has done great things locally and on the national level!

Our basketball teams both beat Liberty on Tuesday night and Charlton on Saturday. They fell to Pierce on Friday, but it was a hard fought contest at The Nest.

Our other Heron basketball team won the silver medal at the special olympics in Atlanta this weekend! This is the second year in a row they have won the silver medal – only losing out to the special olympics national champions.

This week at BCHS:

Tuesday – Basketball at Appling

Wednesday – Wrestling team send off – time TBA

Thursday – Senior Cap and Gown picture day

Wresting in Macon – state tournament

Friday – Wresting in Macon – state tournament

Basketball home vs. Long – JV starts at 3:30; Varsity at 6:30

Saturday – Basketball at McIntosh – JV starts at 1:00 PM; Varsity at 4:00

Wrestling potentially in Macon

Heron Happenings- Jan 6-11

We hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas break!!! We are looking to getting started with the second semester!!!

On Wednesday morning we will report to homeroom first thing!

This week at BCHS:

Monday: teacher workday

Football banquet

Tuesday: teacher workday

JV girls basketball at Liberty

Varsity basketball at Liberty

Wednesday: students return

Thursday: SRO appreciation day

Friday: wrestling duals at pierce

JV and Varsity basketball at Pierce

Saturday: JV boys basketball home to Charlton

Varsity basketball home to Charlton

Heron Happenings- Dec 16-20

We have had a great week starting our EOC’s! Students have worked diligently through their test!

Reminder that we have American Literature and Algebra 1 this week with all make ups in the afternoon.

Our girls lashes all team won their region game this week against Long County- making them 1-0 in the region. The boys fell to Long. Both teams are having a great start!

The wrestling team had a great showing this weekend in Effingham!

Reminder that finals are Thursday- exemption forms are due Tuesday. Students cannot be checked out during finals.

This week at BCHS:

Monday– American Lit EOC- section 1

Make ups- EOC

Staff Christmas party – 6:00

Tuesday– American Lit EOC- section 2 & 3

Make ups – EOC

Basketball at Bacon

Wednesday– Algebra 1 EOC

Make ups- EOC

Thursday– Final in all 4 blocks

Basketball at Charlton

Friday– early dismissal for Christmas holiday

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