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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).  


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

BES Morning Announcements: Oct 1-5

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.

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!

Picture Day is coming!

PK-2nd: Thursday, September 6

3rd-5th: Friday, September 7


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!

Make Up Days Hurricane Radar Image

Please be aware that because of the two days of school cancellation due to Hurricane Michael, the two makeup days on the school calendar will be put in practice. This means that Tuesday, January 8, and Friday, March 29, will now be school days for students instead of Staff Professional Development Days.

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.

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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


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.


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2018 School Supply Lists
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.

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.