December 10, 2016

Friends and colleagues honor retiring superintendent

(Franklin, GA) -- Current and former teachers, administrators, students and staff joined community leaders and school board members Sunday afternoon to bid farewell to longtime Heard County educator and superintendent Mr. Jerry Prince. The gathering was held in the cafeteria at the Heard County Middle School, and appropriate venue to celebrate the … [Read more...]

Local Special Olympics Bowling Tournament

(Newnan, GA) -- Heard County Special Olympics Athletes competed in a Local Bowling Tournament at Junction Lanes in Newnan recently. There were smiles, laughs, and even some friendly competition that could be heard throughout the bowling alley. In the first game, veterans Tonya Hull and Dennis Shaw went neck and neck through the whole game. In the end, … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Amelia Fercken)

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 student artist is Amelia Fercken. Amelia is a 5th grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Amelia created a landscape with a volcano using specific drawing techniques to … [Read more...]

Heard FBLA attends Fall Leadership Conference

(Athens, GA) -- On November 16-17, the Heard High Chapter of FBLA attended the Georgia Fall Leadership Conference in Athens. The Fall Leadership Conference provided leadership training for members and officers. Each student attending the conference was assigned to a two-day leadership track that focused on development of personal and leadership skills … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Kent Jones)

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 student artist is Kent Jones. Kent is a 5th grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Kent created a landscape with a volcano for a project on showing depth. Inspiration … [Read more...]

HCES Pre-K students enjoy visit from FPD

(Franklin) -- Pre-kindergarten students at Heard County Elementary School were recently visited by Chief Kevin Hannah and Officer Nikki Chapman of the Franklin Police Department, where a program designed to educate youth regarding an array of topics was presented. Some of the topics discussed were the duties of law enforcement officers, being respectful to … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Faith King)

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 student artist is Faith King. Faith is a 4th grade student at Heard Elementary School. Faith created a sunset showing depth and using warm colors showing reflection of the colors … [Read more...]

HCHS students excel at poetry recitation competition

(Coweta County) -- The World Languages Department of East Coweta High School recently invited Georgia middle and high schools to participate in the 4th Annual East Coweta High School World Languages Poetry Recitation Competition. Each student presented two memorized poems from the provided list on Saturday, November 12. Three honors students from Heard … [Read more...]

HES hosts Veterans Day Program

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard Elementary School hosted a Veterans Day Program Friday morning in the school gymnasium. The fifth grade students at HES honored the attending veterans by lining the halls and waving flags as the veterans walked to the gym. The veterans arrived in the gym, greeted by cheers from the faculty, the young students, and other guests. Ms. … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Breanna Whisnant)

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 student artist is Breanna Whisnant. Breanna is a 3rd grade student from Centralhatchee Elementary School. Breanna created a picture of a field of poppies to honor our Veterans. … [Read more...]