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Recent News

 On Monday, August 3, 2020 there will be a mandatory informational meeting for all students who wish to participate in virtual learning for the fall 2020 semester.  Meetings will be held at Bledsoe County High School at 5:00 p.m. for students in grades K-5 and 6:00 p.m. for students in grades 6-12.  An 11:30 a.m. meeting will be held for parents who can not attend the p.m. sessions. 

Please note that each student must have their own personal device and Internet access from 8:00 a.m.until 3:00 p.m. on weekdays. 

Please help us practice good social distancing and limit attendance to parents or legal guardians for students in grades K-5 and parents or legal guardians and students in
grades 6-12.

Link for application of consideration is posted below and on the school website and social media accounts.  Deadline for application is August 5, 2020.

BCS Virtual School Application

We look forward to seeing you on August 3, 2020.

2020-2021 BCMS HANDBOOK
Click here to view.

All students will now need a book bag to bring their materials daily.
Students will not be assigned a locker or be allowed to share supplies this year
due to Covid 19 precautions. 



Anyone needing to enroll or withdraw a student from Bledsoe County
Middle school please contact the following people for assistance.


Kristie Merriman: merrimank@bledsoecountyschools.org

Brian Turner: brianturner@bledsoecountyschools.org

Becky Nale
pesnale@bledsoecountyschools.org

You can also call the school between the hours of 8:00am and 1:00pm each day for assistance with the process.  Phone (423) 447-3212
 

BCMS names Matt Ridley P.E. Teacher and Head Boys Basketball Coach


Matt Ridley has been selected as the Physical Education Teacher and Head Boys Basketball Coach at Bledsoe County Middle School. Matt brings with him 7 years of teaching experience and 4 years of coaching experience within the Knox and Cumberland County School Systems. He has also been a TSSAA Basketball and Volleyball Official for 3 seasons. 


Ridley graduated from Bledsoe County High School in 2009 where he played point guard and wide-receiver for the Warriors. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from East Tennessee State University in 2013 and was awarded Student Teacher of the Year. Ridley went on to earn a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Carson-Newman University in 2017. 


Ridley stated, “I grew up on a basketball court and am proud to be given the opportunity to become a third generation coach and teacher in the Bledsoe County School District. I am also thankful for all the educators and coaches that encouraged and inspired me to enter the field of education. My roots run deep in Bledsoe County; I am excited to give back to the community that I call home.”  Matt is highly recommended by his fellow educators and willing to volunteer his time to make BCMS a premier school. If you have any questions about Boys Basketball or Boys/Girls Cross Country for the 2020-2021 school year, please send an email to Mr. Ridley at amattridley@bledsoecountyschools.org 

 Matt is married to Kalynn Ridley, who is a Physical Therapist at Omni Rehab, in Pikeville, TN.


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BCMS Welcomes New Math Teacher Amy Owens


Amy Owens recently graduated from Tennessee Technological University.She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Middle School Math and is looking forward to working with all the students at Bledsoe County Middle School this year. Bledsoe County is her hometown and she wanted to return to the school system that allowed her to thrive and grow.


Mrs. Owens is excited about building relationships with her students and working with them as they progress in their education. She decided to become a teacher because she wanted to make a difference in the lives of young adults, like her teachers did for her.  Bledsoe County schools have helped her reach her goals and now she wants to help others in reaching theirs.  She loves  math because it is used throughout every aspect of life and she can’t want to show this to her students.  Amy is here to serve her both her students and community and comes highly recommended by her mentoring teachers.  If you are interested in participating in an honors math class please contact Mrs. Owens at amyowens@bledsoecountyschools.org