February 8, 2016

Jacksonville State to establish center for Autism studies

(Jacksonville, AL/ www.jsu.edu) -- Jacksonville State University is establishing a new Center for Autism Studies to provide leadership, research and advocacy in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Housed in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in JSU's College of Education and Professional Studies, the center's mission is to prepare the next … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors

(Franklin) -- We are currently seeking sponsors for the 8th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for April 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash. Tickets are $50.00 each and may be purchased from any … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Jayden Moreland)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week's holiday piece was created by 2nd grader Jayden Moreland from HES. Jayden created this oil pastel snow storm using water colors and salt. … [Read more...]

Passing Score Change for GED Might Impact Thousands

(Carrrollton, GA) -- Hundreds of local residents and thousands statewide will be affected by a change in the scoring system administered by the GED Testing Service, which is lowering the passing score from 150 to 145. The change goes into effect retroactively for anyone who has taken the test since January 1, 2014. That means about 1,900 Georgia residents … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Bryce Davis)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week's holiday piece was created by 3rd grader Bryce Davis from HES. Bryce's artwork demonstrates the use of tints and shades of complimentary colors. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library home-school program

(Ephesus) -- The Ephesus Public Library hosted a home-school program on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016. Justin Nobles, Melissa Gearhart and Teresa Jones of the West Georgia Regional Library administration were on hand with the components for "STEAM ENGINE: Ideas in Motion." This is a program made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and … [Read more...]

CES Honor Roll (2nd 9-Weeks)

Centralhatchee Elementary School Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll A Honor Roll (90 or above) 1st Grade: Kirby Allen, Liara Bailey, Gunner Copeland, Preston Crockett, Makayla Downing, Skylar Gay, Dani Gray, Jack Langley, Levi Miller, Tyler Philpot, Lorie Ray, Claire Reynolds,Stephanie Thomaston, Katelynn Walker 2nd Grade: Madison Gladney, Wyatt Hendrix, … [Read more...]

HCMS Academic Bowl Team Wins Opening Meet

(Senoia, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School Academic Bowl team scored an impressive win at the first West Georgia RESA district Academic Bowl of the season on Monday, January 11 at East Coweta Middle School. The scholar middle Braves dominated the other competition at the meet scoring an excellent 690 points. The Braves finished well ahead of Carrollton … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Silas Jackson)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week's holiday piece was created by 3rd grader Silas Jackson from HES. Silas used one-point perspective to show depth in this drawing of a train. … [Read more...]

HHS hosts 1st Annual Fall Athletic Banquet

(Franklin) -- A capacity crowd filled the school cafeteria Thursday night as Heard High School hosted its first annual Fall Athletic Awards Banquet. Student athletes from all of the fall sports were recognized including cross-country, football, softball, cheerleading, and sports medicine. The brainchild of HHS athletic director Shane Lasseter, the … [Read more...]