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Regional Science Fair Winners

Regional Science Fair WinnersCongratulations to fifth graders Davis Dyal and Briar Rozier for bringing home Blackshear Elementary's first trophies in the Regional Science Fair!  Davis placed 2nd overall for the region and Briar earned 3rd place overall. 

We are proud of all students who advanced to the regional level and brought home    6 - 1st place ribbons, 6 - 2nd place ribbons, and 10 - 3rd place ribbons.  Way to go!

Scholastic Book Fair

book fair hours

"The Great Kindness Challenge" Spirit Week

The Great Kindness Challenge Dress Up Days

Georgia Parent Survey

survey iconParents, your input is welcome!  Please take this brief survey about the climate of our school.  We appreciate and value your opinions!  Click on the icon to the left to access the survey.


Title I Family Engagement Survey

survey linkYour opinions are important to us!  Please take a moment to complete our Title I Family Engagement Survey between January 15-February 8.  Information gathered will help us plan and address areas for improvement.  Please complete one survey for each child you have enrolled at BES.  Thank you for your feedback.  It is greatly appreciated!


Click on the link below to complete the survey:
Title I Family Engagement Survey


1) Click the survey link above to complete the survey.
2) When the login screen appears, use the following information. 
          Username: BESx where x is your child's grade (K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) For example, BESK, BES1, BES2, BES3, BES4, or BES5.
          Password: TINA
3) Click the LOG ON button.
4) The survey name will appear.  Click the TAKE SURVEY button, then click the drop down arrow to choose your language.  Continue using the drop down arrows to see choices for the survey questions.
5) At the end of the survey, click SAVE at the bottom of the screen.  Then, click EXIT.

K-2 Title I Extravaganza

Join us on Thursday, October 25 from 5:30-7:30!  Meet with your child's teacher to learn of his/her progress, enjoy a free delicious meal and second grade musical entertainment, and have the opportunity to win a raffle drawing.  We hope to see you there!

Math Strategies Table Talk Workshop

math symbolsOur third "Table Talk" workshop will take place on Wednesday, November 7 from 12:00-1:00 pm here at BES.  Join us to learn math strategies to help your child at home.  Reserve your spot by Friday, November 2.

Tech Club & Robotics Team Parent Meeting

Okefenokee Regional technology fair symbolBES is hosting a parent informational meeting on Wednesday, October 17 at 3:30 for parents of any student interested in participating in the Technology Fair (grades 3-5) and our first Robotics team (grades 4 & 5).  

Book Bag Policy

Pierce County Schools has not changed our current book bag policy for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. Students will not be required to bring clear or see-through book bags to school.

State School Superintendent Richard Woods' Visit

We want to thank State School Superintendent Richard Woods for visiting our schools on March 13.

Read Across America

Read Across America


Click the link below to view this week's morning announcements:

BES Morning Announcements: Dec. 17-18


student shopping at book fairShop at school September 24-28 from 8:00-2:00 each day!  Parents are invited to shop at our Family Event on Monday, Sept. 24 from 2:30-4:00 pm!

For extended time, shop online from Monday, September 17 through Friday, October 5 by visiting Blackshear Elementary Online Fair!  All items ship free to our school and will be delivered to your child!

Picture Day is coming!

PK-2nd: Thursday, September 6

3rd-5th: Friday, September 7

Mentor & Volunteer Training

Volunteer Hands We need YOU to be part of our BES team!  Join us on Friday, August 31 for a brief mentor/volunteer training!

District Parent Advisory Council Meeting

Wednesday, February 27

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

No Make Up Days for Hurricane Michael

We will not have to make up the days missed due to Hurricane Michael at this time.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration

Calendar Adjustment: Student Holidays

attentionThe following school days have been changed to student holidays: 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 and Friday, March 29, 2019

Please take note of this and plan accordingly.  If you have any questions/concerns, please contact the school.


**These dates were originally planned to be student holidays on our school calendar.  After recent weather days due to Hurricane Michael, it was announced that students would makeup school on these two student holidays.  That decision has been reversed and the two dates will remain student holidays for the 2018-2019 school year.**

Title I Extravaganza Night

Title I ExtravaganzaParents are invited to join us to learn more about your child's curriculum and grade level expectations!  Please let us know if you will be able to make it.  Dinner will be served following the meeting.


October 4th: Grades 3-5    6:00-7:30 pm
October 11th: Grades K-2   6:00-7:30 pm


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Pierce County Foundation Commemorative Brick Campaign Commemorative Brick Fundraiser

The plaza located at the flagpole of the new PCHS contains approximately 2,500 bricks. These bricks are in two sizes and can be engraved with text of your choosing: your name or family name, support of your alma mater, inspirational quote, or remembrance of a friend or loved one.

Kathy Paul Named Pierce County’s Teacher of the Year Kathy Paul

Kathy Paul was named Pierce County’s Teacher of the Year in the district's opening session.

BES is a 2018 Title I High Progress Reward School

BES is 2018 Title I High Progress Reward SchoolBES has been named a 2018 High Progress Title I Reward School.  The Georgia Department of Education has recently released designation statuses for Georgia schools.  A High-Progress School is among the 10 percent of the state’s Title I schools making the most progress in improving the performance of the “all students” group over three years on statewide assessments.

2018 School Supply Lists
PC Welcomes New Blackshear Elementary Admin Team

The school district is proud to announce the hiring of Dee Treadwell as principal along with Michelle Strickland and Rachel Tyre as assistant principals for Blackshear Elementary.


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