August 24, 2016

A Friend in Need: Celena Smith Brewer

(Franklin, GA) -- I met a mom at school one day who stood out to me. She had a cute little very short haircut. She was with her son, a Pre-Kindergarten student named Will Dan, the most adorable little boy, and she was so full of life, laughing, hugging everyone, and just vivacious. I immediately knew we would become very good friends. I was right. Later I … [Read more...]

Egg-cellent Teaching at Centralhatchee Elementary

(Centralhatchee) -- Mrs. Jenna Barronton, a fourth-grade teacher at Centralhatchee Elementary School,  challenged each of her students to design a parachute that could be flown and landed with an egg attached. Students had a great time outside and a high point, literally,  was when Deanna Hale’s parachute took off and flew far above the school. Shown in … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week at Heard Elementary School

(Franklin) -- Red Ribbon Week was recently held at Heard Elementary School. Red Ribbon Week is observed annually to teach students drug education and prevention and anti-bullying. Red Ribbon Week is in its second year of Governor Nathan Deal’s Paint Georgia Red Campaign. Each day, students dressed in fun themed attire such as, “I Have The Power to be Drug … [Read more...]

CES Welcomes New Principal

(Centralhatchee) -- Dr. Dawn Bennett is the daughter of Ned Harman and Karen Marlow. She is the oldest of five children (Luke, Shane, Holly, and Josh), and grew up on a large farm on Bethesda Church Road, near Tyus. She is a graduate of Carrollton High School. Dr. Bennett is married to Tad Bennett of Carrollton and has four children: Barr Wilborn, Dustin … [Read more...]

ZuZu African Acrobats perform at CES

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee Elementary along with other Heard County Elementary Schools, were entertained by the very talented group called the “ZuZu African Acrobats” recently. This group has performed on the television show, America’s Got Talent, and has performed at both Disney Land and Disney Word. Their energetic show has also been a part of … [Read more...]

EES Spelling Bee Winners

(Ephesus) -- Congratulations to the 2015 Spelling Bee Winner Eli Lawson who is a fourth-grader at Ephesus Elementary School. Eli will now compete with other winners at the county level. First Runner-up is Luke Bennett who is a fifth-grader at EES. They are both pictured in the slideshow with their teachers Mrs. Revis and Mrs. Luauna and Principal Stephanie … [Read more...]

CES Technology Fair Winners

(Newnan, GA) -- Centralhatchee Elementary fifth grade students Hunter Morris and McKenzie Gray recently participated in the West Georgia Technology Fair in Newnan. The two students entered Power Point presentations in the "5th/6th grade Multimedia Applications category." Hunter (right) was awarded first place for her presentation and McKenzie (left) earned … [Read more...]

Christmas Bazaar at Ephesus Elementary

(Ephesus) -- Please join us at Ephesus Elementary School for the annual Christmas Bazaar and Winter Festival on December 6, 2014. The Ephesus City Christmas Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and will feature a parade of beautiful floats. Please plan to join us after the parade in the school gymnasium for lots of holiday shopping, food, fun, and … [Read more...]

CES Book Character Pumpkin Winners

(Centralhatchee) -- The annual Book Character Pumpkin Contest was held recently at Centralhatchee Elementary School. There were many excellent entries this year and the judges had a very difficult time making a decision. The Pre-K-1st grade winners were: 1st Place -- Gracie Fuller, 2nd Place -- Daniel Lohr, and 3rd Place (tie) -- Maddie Wilson and Eli … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week at CES

(Centralhatchee) -- Students at Centralhatchee Elementary School are pictured standing in front of some of their "drug-free" artwork, as well as, wearing red in support of Red Ribbon Week. Students spent time during their exploratory classes discussing the importance of living a drug-free life and having a positive influence on others. ABOUT THE RED … [Read more...]