October 26, 2014

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (10/22/14): Championship Edition

The Heard County Middle School Band perform during last week's semi-final win over Villa Rica

(Franklin) -- This is it, the game that we have been working for since early June. Many people just look at middle school football and don’t really realize the time and effort that is put into it by both the players and coaches. We practiced two hours a day three days a week during June and July to help prepare us for the season. Then regular practice began … [Read more...]

NOTICE: Destruction of Special Education Student Records

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 NOTIFICATION OF DESTRUCTION OF  SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT RECORDS  In accordance with state and federal regulations implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), this notice is to inform you of Heard County School System’s intent to destroy personally identifiable information related to special education services maintained on … [Read more...]

HHS asks you to commit to Safe Driving

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Celebrate My Drive® powered by State Farm® encourages safe driving with a chance to win big (Franklin) -- Heard County High School staff and students are committed to keeping teens safe on the road. They are asking everyone 14 and older to go to www.celebratemydrive.com once a day, every day, from Oct. 15 to Oct. 24. The more safe driving commitments our … [Read more...]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (10/15/14)

Pictured above are the medal winners for last week's cross-country conference finals: Tori Caldwell (7th), Donta Dunson (5th), and Lily Langley (4th)

(Franklin) -- As we are winding down our respective seasons, I am excited in the directions that our various athletic programs are going. There are many times when people look at wins and losses as how success is measured. When coaching middle school, we take pride in the amount of games won, however, we are also trying to instill a work ethic that will … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Fall Festival and Bingo

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(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee Elementary PTO invites you to attend its Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 18th, 5:00-7:00 PM. We have several new games, as well as your old favorites, that will be set up in the gym. Delicious food and snacks will also be for sale. Bingo will begin at 6:00 PM in the Cafeteria. Come on out and bring the entire … [Read more...]

5th Annual Heard County Lion’s Club Car Show

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(Franklin) -- The 5th Annual Heard County Lions Club Car Show will be held on the town square in Franklin on Saturday, October 18, 2014  from 10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m. EST. Registration for the event begins at 9:00 a.m. Heard County High School students will provide the food this year with the proceeds going towards helping Will Hutchins in his continued recovery … [Read more...]

Heard County FFA Participates in Land Judging Competition

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(Carrollton, GA) -- On September 18th, the Heard County High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) Land Judging Team competed in a local land judging competition.  They joined with other regional FFA Teams for the first annual West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District Land Judging Competition. The competition was sponsored by the West Georgia Soil … [Read more...]

HHS Teacher/Student of the Month (October)

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(Franklin) — Heard High School announced the teacher and student of the month this week. Congrats to Mrs. Shannon Perry and Mr. Luke Newman for being named Teacher and Student of the Month for October! … [Read more...]

4-H County Council Ice Cream Social

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(Franklin) -- Calling all 7th -12th  graders!!! There will a 4-H County Council Ice Cream Social kick-off meeting on Monday, Oct. 20th from 6:30-7:30 pm. This will be an opportunity for Middle School and High School 4-H’ers to come together, have a great time, and learn more about how you can get involved in 4-H. You don’t have to be a 4-H member to … [Read more...]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (10/07/14)

2014 HCMS Football Managers (Photo: Khris Martin)

(Franklin) -- It’s always great to be able to talk about our different teams and the success that they are having. With that being said, last week was an exciting week of sports at HCMS. Our softball and football teams successfully completed a sweep of division games while our cross-country team had success, against larger schools, at the cross-country meet … [Read more...]