November 23, 2014

State School Superintendent visits CES

Pictured above are (L-R): Rodney Evans (Blue Bell Ice Cream), Heard County Superintendent Jerry Prince, CES Principal Dr.Carol Thomas, Gary Bane ( Blue Bell Ice Cream), and Georgia State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge, along with several
CES Students who are about to enjoy some celebratory ice cream (Photo: The Rosen Group)

(Centralhatchee) – Georgia State School Superintendent, Dr. John Barge, landed by helicopter at Centralhatchee Elementary School Thursday afternoon to present CES with the National Blue Ribbon School Award for the second time. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools where students … [Read more...]

World Languages Poetry Recitation


(Newnan, GA) -- Several Heard High students competed in the World Languages Poetry Recitation competition at East Coweta High School on Saturday. Pictured above left to right are Heaven Jackson, Harlee Rood, Jaime Conlan, Hannah Rogers, Bren Meacham, and Riley Curbow. Congrats to these students! The instructors are Señora Garcés and Señor Burson. … [Read more...]

Georgia State School Superintendent to Visit CES

Georgia State Superintendent Dr. John Barge

(Centralhatchee) – Georgia State School Superintendent, Dr. John Barge, will arrive at Centralhatchee Elementary School at 1:00 p.m. next Thursday, November 20th to present the local elementary school with a plaque for being named a National Blue Ribbon School. Barge will arrive in Centralhatchee via helicopter. The U.S. Department of Education’s Blue … [Read more...]

Winter Baseball Camp


(Franklin) -- Head coach Trent Bianco and the Braves varsity baseball team will be hosting their annual Winter Baseball Camp from December 10-12 at Heard High School. The camp is open to grades K-8 and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. "This winter will mark the second year we've held this … [Read more...]

Christmas Bazaar at Ephesus Elementary


(Ephesus) -- Please join us at Ephesus Elementary School for the annual Christmas Bazaar and Winter Festival on December 6, 2014. The Ephesus City Christmas Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and will feature a parade of beautiful floats. Please plan to join us after the parade in the school gymnasium for lots of holiday shopping, food, fun, and … [Read more...]

Georgia 4-H Cotton Boll

$H Pic Final;

(Cartersville, GA) -- Recently, Heard County 4-H'ers participated in the Georgia 4-H Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging Contest that was held in Cartersville. They were required to judge and give oral reasons on various  consumer items and also present a public service announcement promoting cotton. The group is pictured above from left to right: Natalie … [Read more...]

CES Book Character Pumpkin Winners

1st Place Gracie Fuller, 2nd Place Daniel Lohr, and 3rd Place (tie) Maddie Wilson and Eli Boyd

(Centralhatchee) -- The annual Book Character Pumpkin Contest was held recently at Centralhatchee Elementary School. There were many excellent entries this year and the judges had a very difficult time making a decision. The Pre-K-1st grade winners were: 1st Place -- Gracie Fuller, 2nd Place -- Daniel Lohr, and 3rd Place (tie) -- Maddie Wilson and Eli … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week at CES

Red Ribbon At CES

(Centralhatchee) -- Students at Centralhatchee Elementary School are pictured standing in front of some of their "drug-free" artwork, as well as, wearing red in support of Red Ribbon Week. Students spent time during their exploratory classes discussing the importance of living a drug-free life and having a positive influence on others. ABOUT THE RED … [Read more...]

Midnight Madness at HCMS


(Franklin) -- A Midnight Madness basketball game will be held this Friday night, November 7, 2014 at the Heard County Middle School gymnasium starting at 10:30 p.m. Doors will open immediately after the high school football game ends at Staples Stadium. This will be a chance to get an early look at the HCMS girls and boys basketball teams as they scrimmage … [Read more...]

Ephesus Elementary Pumpkin Winners

Matthew Cheney

(Ephesus) -- The 2014 Book Character Pumpkin Contest was held recently at Ephesus Elementary School. There were lots of great entries this year and the judges had a difficult time making a decision. The winners were: 1st Place—Matthew Cheney—Pre-Kindergarten, 2nd Place—Lilly Carroll—Kindergarten, 3rd Place—Lillie Oaks—Kindergarten (Not Pictured),1st … [Read more...]