Remember Group Pictures will take place on January 15, 2019.
Due to potentially dangerous road conditions expected tomorrow morning, all Lumpkin County Schools will be closed on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.
All 12 month staff should report at 10:00 if safe to do so.
Since road conditions are expected to improve by noon, all after school activities will continue as planned.
The link below will take you to a ranking of the top 100 elementary schools in GA based on top quality teachers. Blackburn is ranked number 46. Read the article to see the criteria used for this list.
Thanksgiving Lunch will be on November 14 and 15. Below you will see the days and times that each grade level will be having their lunch. We are allowing 1 hour per grade level to get everyone through the line and fed. Family pictures will be taken and $5 lunch tickets will be sold in the front lobby.
Blackburn Elementary School is once again hosting a Veteran’s Day Celebration. We look forward to honoring those who are serving and/or have served in our nation’s Armed Forces. We wish to invite all veterans that are related to our students, faculty, and staff to participate in a ceremony that will be held at Blackburn Elementary on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 9:00am. The ceremony will take place in the gym with a reception for the veterans attending to be held immediately following the ceremony.
The Book Fair is Coming!
It is time for our Fall Book Fair! It will be held in the Media Center from November 09 – 16. The Book Fair will be open as follows:
Monday, Nov. 12 – Thursday, Nov. 15 7:30-3:30 daily Friday, Nov. 16 7:30-1:00
We will also be open after school hours for afternoon/evening shopping on:
Friday, Nov. 09 from 4:30-8:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 from 5:30– 7:00 p.m.(Do not forget to sign up for the door prizes if you come!)
Your child will have an opportunity to preview the books one day and bring home their wish list. They will be able to come back during the school day to purchase books, if you choose for them to buy any. If you write a check, please make it out to BES. Also, we will be accepting credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express) for Book Fair Purchases!We will also have Gift Certificates available for purchase. These are great gifts for teachers to add books to their classroom collections! You can visit the fair during the hours listed above. Please feel free to come and browse through the books during these times. We would love to have you!