February 1, 2015

Board of Education Meeting Minutes (01/12/15)

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BOE MINUTES (01/12/15) (Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Education met in a regular meeting on January 12, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Office in Franklin. Present were Chairman Roger Harrod, Vice Chairman Tim Holtzclaw, Ashley Awbrey, Mike Crockett, Chad Wood and Superintendent Jerry Prince. I.  Mr. Harrod called the meeting to order and Mr. … [Read more...]

Lady Braves receive State Championship Rings

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(Franklin) -- The Lady Braves State Championship softball players were presented with their 2014 State Championship rings during halftime of Friday night's boy's basketball game versus Manchester at the Heard High School gym. The team was given a standing ovation by fans in attendance in honor of the first ever GHSA team state championship in school … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts are Mad About Science

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(Heard County) -- Girls at Ephesus and Centralhatchee Elementary Schools recently participated in the Girl Scouts Science Program. Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta provided a day of science fun to both schools through a grant they received from Carroll EMC. Girl Scouts was one of 57 local organizations to receive an Impact Grant through Operation Round Up®, … [Read more...]

Ashlyn Summerlin named to Dean’s List at UWG

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(Carrollton, GA) -- 2014 Heard High School graduate Ms. Ashlyn Summerlin was recently named to the School of Nursing Dean's List for the 2014 fall semester at the University of West Georgia. The School of Nursing Dean's List recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 in a minimum of 12 semester hours. Congratulations to Ashyln Summerlin … [Read more...]

EES Spelling Bee Winners

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(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

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(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...]

Tyler Levens named to Dean’s List at GSU

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(Statesboro, GA) -- 2011 HHS graduate Mr. Tyler Levens has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall Semester of 2014 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. Tyler is a senior at GSU and is majoring in Sports Management and minoring in Business. His parents are Kelli Daniel and Keith Levens and his grandparents are Theron and Helen Levens, Ken and … [Read more...]

Newly Elected 2015 School Board Members Sworn Into Office

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(Franklin) -- Newly elected members of the Heard County Board of Education were sworn into office on Dec. 19, 2014 at the Heard County Court House at 10:00 a.m. by the Honorable Judge Joseph Bledsoe. Board members serve a four-year term beginning Jan 1, 2015 and lasting through Dec. 31, 2018. Roger Harrod from District 3 and Ashley Awbrey from District 5 … [Read more...]

HHS Cheerleader Performing in London New Year’s Day Parade

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(London, England) -- Taylor Brazeal, a senior Braves cheerleader at Heard High School, is one of more than 500 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States who will perform in the world famous London New Year’s Day Parade Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. EST. The individuals invited to perform in one of the most famous parades in Europe … [Read more...]

Homeschoolers Wanted by Heard County 4-H

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(Franklin) -- Heard County Homeschoolers are wanted! If you are interested in becoming involved in 4-H there will be an introductory meeting at the Heard County 4-H gymnasium on January 5 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Heard County 4-H agent, Dinah Rowe will be there to give an overview of the 4-H program and answer questions. Children ages 9-19 are welcome along … [Read more...]