Jason Lemley
Don’t forget to come out today between 2:00-3:00 PM to wave goodbye to your teachers!
10 days ago, Jason Lemley
BES
To View BES Top AR Awards Click Link Below https://drive.google.com/open?id=1k1AmFbPZtFl35JGkQFx9lR69LbQvEqTt
11 days ago, BES
BES
BES 2nd Semester Honors 2019 - 2020 To view the video click the following link https://tinyurl.com/beshonors19-20
15 days ago, BES
Jason Lemley
We know it hasn't been the easiest ending to a school year, and we want to wish all our students well as they head into summer break. Come out next Wednesday and let us send you off from a distance. Check out our attached plan. We can't wait to see you next Wednesday afternoon!
16 days ago, Jason Lemley
BES
All-Call Transcript 5/20/2020 Hello, this is Betsy Green, Principal at Blackburn Elementary School. We are going to have our 3rd and final drop off/pick up day on Friday, May 22 from 10am to 2pm. Please drop off Chromebooks, completed paper packets, and library books. You will be picking up your child’s personal belongings which have already been bagged up and a yearbook, if you purchased one. If you have not purchased a yearbook yet, we do have yearbooks on sale for $30 if you would like to buy one. When returning Chromebooks, please charge the device before returning it and remember to return the charging cord with the device. We will be having curbside service again and we ask that you stay in your car and drive up like you would for parent pick up. Several staff members will be outside to assist you with dropping off and picking up. If May 22 doesn’t work for you, please bring Chromebooks and Library Books to the school May 26, 27, or 28 from 8:30 to 3:30. You can return Library books in the trash can outside of the front doors of the school. Please ring the doorbell for assistance if returning a Chromebook. This all call transcript will be posted on our website so you can refer back to it. As always, thanks for working with us during this very unusual time and we all wish you a great summer. If you have questions or need help with anything, please email me at betsy.green@lumpkinschools.com. Take care.
17 days ago, BES
BES
All-Call Transcript (2nd/3rd drop off/pick up) Hello, this is Betsy Green, Principal at Blackburn Elementary School. We are going to have our 2nd drop off/pick up day next Tuesday, May 19 from 10am to 2pm. Please drop off Chromebooks, completed paper packets, and library books. You will be picking up your child’s personal belongings which have already been bagged up and a yearbook, if you purchased one. If you have not purchased a yearbook yet, we do have yearbooks on sale for $30 if you would like to buy one. When returning Chromebooks, please charge the device before returning it and remember to return the charging cord with the device. We will be having curbside service again for May 19 and we ask that you stay in your car and drive up like you would for parent pick up. Several staff members will be outside to assist you with dropping off and picking up. Remember that you child has until May 22 to complete all assigned work if they are not already done with it. We will have one more scheduled drop off and pick up day on Friday, May 22. If none of the scheduled drop off days work for you, there is a trash can outside the front doors of the school where you can drop off paper packets and library books anytime the gates of the school are open. The gates will be unlocked every week day from 6am to 2:30pm and many days it will be unlocked after 2:30. If you need to return a Chromebook on a day other than the scheduled drop off days, please ring the bell outside the front doors and someone will assist you with that return. Also, if you ring the bell on any unscheduled day we will be happy to give you your child’s personal belongings. This all call transcript will be posted on our website so you can refer back to it. As always, thanks for working with us during this very unusual time and we all wish you a great summer. If you have questions or need help with anything, please email me at betsy.green@lumpkinschools.com. Take care.
23 days ago, BES
BES
May 6th ALL Call Transcript: This is Betsy Green, principal of Blackburn Elementary School. Tomorrow, May 7, is the last day of new assignments for the 2019/20 school year. If your child has completed all the assignments for the entire distance learning period, then their school year is over tomorrow. If your child has struggled to complete the assignments or is still working on the assignments, then teachers will be reaching out to you and your child to get them to complete the work up until May 22. We will have 3 different days set up for you to return Chromebooks, paper packets, and library books. On these days you will also be able to pick up your child’s personal belongings, and pick up or buy a yearbook. Group pictures will not arrive in time for these pick up days and we will send them home at the start of next year. We will have curbside pickup/drop off with different stations. You will drive up like you would for the parent pick up line. You will stay in your car, drive up to the different stations, and the staff member at each station will assist you. You can also buy a yearbook for $30 as we have extra ones to sell. The first drop off/pick up day will be Tuesday, May 12 from 8am to 4pm. We will have two more dates for drop off/pick up to be announced later. If you are returning a Chromebook, we ask that you charge the device before returning it. Also, please remember to return the charging cord with the device. This all call transcript will be posted on our website so you can refer back to it. Thank you for working with us during this distance learning time and if I can help you in any way please email me at betsy.green@lumpkinschools.com. Take care.
about 1 month ago, BES
BES
Summer Reading 2020 at Lumpkin County Library June 1 – July 31
about 1 month ago, BES
Jason Lemley
TR1BE, We have some important information regarding end-of-year processes, procedures, and activities. Please share this information with our TR1BE! Copy & Paste Link to PDF Version: https://tinyurl.com/LCEndofYearCovid
about 1 month ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Thank you, Dollar General of Dahlonega, for your donation of coloring books and crayons for some of our elementary students! We appreciate your support of our school system and our students. #TR1BE
about 1 month ago, Jason Lemley
BES
ART SHOW The rescheduled date is : Wednesday August 19 (but will NOT include the "New" 2020-2021 Kindergarteners, they will be included in the spring show on March 18th, 2021)
2 months ago, BES
BES
YEARBOOK UPDATE: As we all adapt to change, one thing that remains constant is the yearbook tradition of documenting the history of our students and our school year. We are pleased to announce that our yearbook adviser and staff are working hard to complete the yearbook and make sure it is printed. Since copies are limited and school schedules continue to change, we ask that you please order your yearbook online as soon as possible. Jostens offers a payment plan at checkout for your purchase if you would like to use that option www.jostensyearbooks.com. Yearbooks are $30 and will arrive in May!
2 months ago, BES
BES
Good afternoon kindergarten and first grade parents. This is Betsy Green, principal of Blackburn Elementary School. I am excited to announce that we are now able to offer chrome book check out to our kindergarten and first grade students. Kinder and 1st students will continue to work on their paper packets but can use a chrome book for supplemental instruction, such as Reading Horizons software. After spring break, 1st grade will have the option to do online work or paper packets. If you would like to check out a chrome book for your kindergarten or first grade student, please come by the school during one of the following dates and times: Wednesday, April 1 between 2:00 and 4:00 pm Thursday, April 2 between 10 am and 12:00 pm Or Friday, April 3 between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm You must agree to the terms and conditions in order to check out a chromebook. Chromebooks will be set out on a table right in front of the front doors of the school with chargers. Paperwork will be filled out except for your child’s name and your signature. You will get a CB and charger, sign paperwork, then drop the paperwork in the box on the table. Mr. Froggatt and I will be nearby to make sure you know exactly what to do. If you have any questions, please reach out to me at betsy.green@lumpkinschools.com or call the school at 706-864-8180. Thanks and have a great evening.
2 months ago, BES
BES
Lumpkin Matters Community Resource Fair
3 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Follow this link for an instructional video on Distance and Online Learning in Lumpkin County Schools! https://www.powtoon.com/c/bKfuDDuz4El/1/m
3 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Your child's principal will be reaching out today with specific instructions on how Lumpkin County Schools will be handling distance and online learning. These days are not holidays; they are online/distance learning days. We are all working together to navigate these unchartered territories. We appreciate your continued support of our school system. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if we can do something to better serve you and your child(ren) during this time. #TR1BE
3 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Important Message from Lumpkin County Schools: Schools will be in session on Friday, March 13th for all staff and students, but schools will be closed for a minimum of one week beginning Monday, March 16th.
3 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Please read the attached press release for an important update from Lumpkin County Schools concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
3 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Kindergarten Registration APRIL 16, 2020 8:00-6:00 PM
3 months ago, BES
BES
Boosterthon Update!! Students and family members, you are doing a great job getting those pledges in for our BES Boosterthon Fun Run! Keep up the good work! TONIGHTS CHALLENGE is a CLASS CHALLENGE PER GRADE LEVEL! The CLASS IN EACH GRADE LEVEL that brings in the most pledges TONIGHT ONLY will earn a DONUT PARTY!!! This challenge will allow for ONE class of each grade level to work together to win the challenge! This is a great chance to earn a BONUS prize in addition to your normal prizes! Remember to enter these pledges on FUNRUN.COM! BES Boosterthon Leaderboard! The TOP THREE CLASSES right now are: 1st Place - Mrs. Kingsbury's 1st Grade Class 2nd Place - Mrs. Charles Second Grade Class 3rd Place - Mrs. Bynum's 3rd Grade Class The TOP THREE GRADE LEVELS are: 1st Place - Kindergarten 2nd Place - 1st Grade 3rd Place - 2nd Grade
3 months ago, BES
BES
Parents, We invite you to the Parent Involvement Meeting tomorrow morning at 8am in the conference room. We will be discussing School Improvement Plan, Parent Involvement Plan, and Compacts for next year.
3 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Are you looking for something for your kids to do this Friday night? Look no further!
3 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Thank you to EVERYONE who has made pledges to our great group of students during our Blackburn Elementary School fundraiser! Let's keep up the good work! We have a special WEEKEND CHALLENGE - THIS WEEKEND ONLY! For the “Weekend Challenge,” any student who gets pledges for a total of $2 per lap, which is $60 in flat donations, or more, in NEW pledges over the weekend, will receive a Bonus Prize — the Quantum Ring — on Monday. Students, get super excited to rise to the challenge! This is your chance to earn a BONUS prize in addition to your normal prizes! You can do it! Log on to www.funrun.com and make your pledges this weekend!!
3 months ago, BES
BES
Two days away from the BOOSTERTHON Kick-off!!! Parents and Families: Looking for the EASIEST and BEST way to ask for a #Boosterthon pledge? Create a video starring your child to support our school! Register your student on FUNRUN.COM and upload a picture to make a personal video. Share it with friends + family.
3 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Registration for Inspiration Camp 5.0 and Adventure Camp 2.0 opens today! Don't let your kids miss the opportunity for this FREE camp! You can register online TODAY or wait to register hard copy when your child brings home the form. Adventure 2.0 is online registration only.
3 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Parents! The BES BOOSTERTHON FUN RUN is just 2 WEEKS AWAY! The BES FUN RUN will help our school AND teach our students character. This year, we’re raising funds to Enhance General Programs at BES! Last year we raised money for the following: IXL - Math and ELA - a website that allows true differentiation for students in math and ELA skills based on what they already know and the skills they need to acquire. Reflex Math - a math game based website that helps students with their math fact fluency. Data shows that this is helping our students learn their math facts Individual white boards, erasers, and markers for all students to aid in the teaching of our new phonics program Headphones for Chrome Books Specialized furniture for some of our special education classrooms Prizes for reading goals and the summer slide reading program. Watch the video below to see how you can help our students!! https://vimeo.com/342370792/f0b976288a #Boosterthon
4 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
The deadline to register a team for the Adult Field Day AND get a shirt is February 10th! If you've been holding off, now is the time to get your registration in!
4 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
What a great turnout on such a dreary day for our All Pro Dads Breakfast! Second and third grade students enjoyed donuts with their dads as Mr. Froggatt delivered a program on dependability. We want to thank our BES dads for coming out in the pouring rain and making this event a success!
4 months ago, BES
BES
LCSS will host a free parent training next Wednesday, January 22, about "Ending the Silence" ~ "Do you have questions about children's mental health?" presented by NAMI ~ National Alliance on Mental Health.
5 months ago, BES
BES
Chief Council Ceremonies January 17, 2020 Click View Image for Times
5 months ago, BES
BES
Drama Club Production Thursday January 16th @ 7:00 pm BES GYM
5 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
March is only a couple months away, and we are excited about our Adult Field Day in Lumpkin County! It's time for you to start forming your teams! Don't delay; join today!
5 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Parent Groups went so well this semester, we are gearing up for our Parent Groups next semester! If you have students in any of our three elementary schools or in the middle school, mark your calendar now!
6 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
That's A Wrap 2019 (Themed Days)
6 months ago, BES
BES
Don’t miss out on the memories of the year. Order your yearbook today! Friday, December 13 is your last chance to guarantee a yearbook at the lowest price of the year! http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A07633045
6 months ago, BES
BES
The 5th grade Yearbook Club has been working hard on the BES yearbook. Make sure to order your copy before December 13 at the lowest price of the year! http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A07633045
6 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Just a friendly reminder of this upcoming event on Monday! Come out to Parks and Recreation for some Parent Involvement Holiday fun!
6 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
March will be here before we know it, and we are excited about our Adult Field Day in Lumpkin County! It's time for you to start forming your teams! Don't delay; join today!
6 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
March will be here before we know it, and we are excited about our Adult Field Day in Lumpkin County! It's time for you to start forming your teams! Don't delay; join today!
6 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
We are just one week away! Join us on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM for a community-wide Thanksgiving Lunch at Lumpkin County High School. RSVP are appreciated but not required. Do you need transportation? Thanks to our partners at Dahlonega Funeral Home we can come pick you up! Just call 706-429-7510 with your name and address so we can add you to our list.
7 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Kudos to our staff and students for their excellent work today as BES tested out our new security system! We had a great drill and everyone did an awesome job participating. We had several substitutes in the building today and we received multiple comments from them on how well behaved and attentive our kids were! We are proud of you!
7 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Just a reminder about tomorrow's Pioneer RESA Facebook Live event, "A Parent's Guide To Raising Digital Natives".
7 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
We would like to give a huge shout out to our PFO Board and the other parent volunteers that put their talents and time to good use to create a fantastic Fall Festival. The children and families had such a great time. Thank you for donating a great deal of time, sweat, and talent to this event.
7 months ago, BES
BES
Congrats to Blackburn for being a Title I Reward School!
7 months ago, BES
BES
Yearbook Details (Deadlines and Cost)
7 months ago, BES
BES
THANKSGIVING LUNCH Click View Image below to see dates and updated times.
7 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
March will be here before we know it, and we are excited about our Adult Field Day in Lumpkin County! It's time for you to start forming your teams! Don't delay; join today!
7 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
The Odyssey of the Mind teams are hard at work on their problems and props!
7 months ago, BES
BES
We are hosting a Fall Book Fair with Follett (a new company) this year. The Book Fair will be open the following dates and times: Monday, Nov. 18 – Thursday, Nov. 21 7:30-3:30 daily Friday, Nov. 22 - 7:30 - 12:30 Friday, Nov. 15 from 4:30-8:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5:30– 7:00 p.m. Come out and support our efforts to encourage a "Love of Reading" for all students. We would love to have you!
7 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Blackburn ES Cafe Manager Andi Foster & Ms. Pettersen’s class had fun yesterday learning about commercial foodservice facilities in a tour of the school kitchen!
7 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
BES Fall Festival November 15th 5pm-8pm
7 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
On November 21st at 8:30PM, Pioneer RESA will be broadcasting the 3rd Annual "A Parent's Guide to Raising Digital Natives" Facebook LIVE event covering the LATEST and most trending topics that are relevant to teens and children, such as Gaming, Social Media, Security, Privacy.
7 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
The Book Fair is Coming!
7 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
We apologize for the inconvenience, but our phones are down at all five schools and the Central Office. The issues has been reported to Windstream.
7 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Fall Break - No School 10/18/19 & 10/21/19
8 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Jennifer Kingsbury!
8 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Thank You P.F.O.!
8 months ago, BES
BES
Parents, we had one of our exit signs by the gym doors short out and start smoking this morning at about 7:15AM. The sign has now been replaced and everything is back to normal at this time. We want to thank our bus drivers, our staff, our parents, and especially our students, for being so flexible and helping us as we altered our typical morning routine to accommodate this incident! Have a Fantastic Friday!
8 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Don't forget that Monday is a holiday for our students. Enjoy your three-day weekend; the weather is going to be perfect!
8 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
BES Monthly Parent Group Information.
8 months ago, BES
BES
Come out to Hancock Park next Friday for a special Movies Under the Stars showing Hocus Pocus! Support Blackburn Elementary PFO!!
8 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Join us for our Monthly Parent Group!
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Early Release for Parent Conferences tomorrow!
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Take notice of this deadline!
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Come out and join us this Saturday for the first #LumpkinMatters event of the new school year! In addition to the regular resources, groceries, giveaways and agency supports, this event will be focusing on community mental health and suicide prevention.
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Come out and join us this Saturday for the first #LumpkinMatters event of the new school year! In addition to the regular resources, groceries, giveaways and agency supports, this event will be focusing on community mental health and suicide prevention.
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Do you need to know your child's lunchroom account balance? Make sure you sign up for MyPaymentPlus for automatic updates! It's completely free to sign up and easy to use!
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
The Board of Education approved the School Calendar for 2020-2021 at last evening's meeting. This calendar was the PURPLE calendar for those of you who cast your vote.
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Grandparents Day Lunch Info.
9 months ago, BES
BES
Parent Involvement Parent Group Planner/Agenda September.
9 months ago, BES
BES
Parent Involvement - Parent Groups @ each Elementary School with Mrs. Brashier
9 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
We value the feedback of our parents and community. Come to the LC BOE / Central Office next Monday from 5:00-5:30 PM to review our Parent Involvement Plan and offer your feedback!
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
We’re not sure who is more ready for this three day weekend—our teachers or our students?! See you on Tuesday!
9 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Picture Day Thursday August 29th
9 months ago, BES
BES
2019-2020 Title 1 Annual Parent Meeting August 22nd.
10 months ago, BES
BES
New Families to Blackburn August 15, 2019 6:00 - 7:00 BES Media Center
10 months ago, BES
BES
2019-2020 Blackburn Elementary School Yearbook on sale NOW
10 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Now that school is back in session, it's time for you all to stay connected with our NEW websites and NEW app! Make sure you are following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, too! #prideinthetribe #TR1BE
10 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Come out this Friday to the Meet the Indians night! #prideinthetribe #TR1BE
10 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
2019-2020 Supply List.
11 months ago, BES
BES
Open House Information.
11 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
August 6th will be here before we know it! In an effort to prepare for the inevitable traffic (both cars and people), please read a press release from Superintendent Brown!
11 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Due to low participation at some sites, we’ve revised our Summer Meals program in several locations. Please take notice!
12 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Congratulations to LCHS Cafe Manager Kathy Fleming & BES Cafe Manager Andi Foster for completing a GA Organics/State sponsored hands-on training event! This training provides managers with higher level skills as leaders in providing outstanding food & customer services in our schools!
12 months ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Congratulations to Jennifer Kingsbury, Blackburn Elementary School's teacher of the year. Jennifer is an amazing 1st grade teacher that instills the love of learning in her students and communicates her love for her students daily. We are so proud to be represented by such an accomplished educator and wonderful human being.
12 months ago, BES
Jason Lemley
Plan now for our back-to-school orientations and open house events! Mark your calendars and direct any questions to the individual school by calling the number listed on the flyer.
12 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
Attention: New Students/Families to Lumpkin County Schools Our first Registration Rally Day is upon us! Join us at the BOE/Central Office on Wednesday, June 12th (8:00-4:30) to register your new student for the upcoming year. See the attached flyer for more information!
12 months ago, Jason Lemley
Jason Lemley
We officially launched our new school websites and our brand new App today! VISIT our new websites (www.lumpkinschools.com) and DOWNLOAD the new App (search Lumpkin County School District). You won’t be disappointed.
about 1 year ago, Jason Lemley
BES
Get Georgia Reading 2019
about 1 year ago, BES
BES
Stop The Summer Slide (BES Summer Reading Initiative)
about 1 year ago, BES
BES
Summer Meals available for any child under 18 years of age in many, many different locations across our county this summer! You don't even have to be an LC resident to take advantage of these free meals. Check it out!
about 1 year ago, BES
BES
2019-2020 New Student Registration Rally
about 1 year ago, BES