February 18, 2020

Student Artist Spotlight (Makenlie Lasseter)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is Makenlie Lasseter. Makenlie, a 7th-grader, is an advanced art student and they create art from their chosen theme. Her theme is animals and she used tempera paint. … [Read more...]

Local students qualify for Duke TIP Program

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Schools is pleased to announce the 2020 nominees to the Duke Talent Identification Program. Duke TIP is a program sponsored by Duke University to provide high achieving 4th and 5th grade students and their families with resources and support. The criteria for this honor is based upon high scores on the 2019 Georgia Milestones … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new G-PAC facility at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the new gymnasium and performing arts center (G-PAC) at Heard County High School on Friday, January 31. A large number of people were in attendance for the ceremony including school administration, faculty, school board members, community members, coaches, athletes, and other students as … [Read more...]

Heard County Board of Education 2020 Meeting Schedule

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Strong first season for CES Robotics Team

(Franklin, GA) -- The first ever Robotics team at Centralhatchee Elementary School enjoyed a great season with strong efforts in two competitions during this school year. The team won the 'Champion Award' at the First Lego League Robotics Competition in December which qualified them to compete at the Super Regionals at Clayton State College in Morrow, GA on … [Read more...]

Video of the Heard High Academic Bowl Team’s appearance on Atlanta TV

(Atlanta, GA) -- Heard County High School's Academic Bowl team finally appeared on local television Sunday after being invited to participate in a long-running game show on WSB-TV Channel 2. The team's appearance had originally been scheduled to air on Saturday, January 11 but the show was preempted due to severe weather coverage at the time. A replay of … [Read more...]

Heard High School Honor Roll (1st Semester)

Heard County Comprehensive High School Honor Rolls (1st Semester) Distinguished Honor Roll (90 or above) Danielle Simone Acosta, Madison Leigh Adams, Calista Maelyn Addison, Tyler Will Alford, Megan Nicole Allen, Dezirae Courtlyn Anderson, Jasmin Rayne Aquino, John Paul Awbrey, Gracie Layne Bailey, Taylor Leigh Bailey, Kassidy Hope Baldwin, Ida Kaci … [Read more...]

Alexandria Lambert wins Heard County Spelling Bee

(Franklin) -- The Heard County School System held its annual System Spelling Bee this morning at Heard County High School in Franklin. Winners from Centralhatchee Elementary, Ephesus Elementary, Heard Elementary, and Heard County Middle School competed for the title of top speller for Heard County Schools. After much competition, Alexandria Lambert from … [Read more...]

HCHS Academic Bowl team appearing on Atlanta TV this weekend

(Atlanta, GA) -- Heard County High School's Academic Bowl team will be appearing on local television this Saturday after being invited to participate in a long-running game show on WSB-TV Channel 2. 'High Q” is a game show hosted by Katie Walls featuring high school trivia teams competing against one another in battle of wits and knowledge. The show has … [Read more...]

Heard FFA students place at Leadership Development Event

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School FFA Members Gracelyn McIsaac and Bailey Hefner each competed and placed in Career and Leadership Development Events recently in Carroll County. Gracelyn (above left) placed first in FFA Creed Speaking, which is a public speaking event while Bailey (above right) placed second in Wildlife Identification. The two … [Read more...]