April 19, 2014

Heard FBLA Competes at 2014 State Leadership Conference; Qualifies for Nationals

The FBLA NLC Group being recognized at a recent Heard County Board of Education meeting

(Atlanta, GA) -- On March 14-16, over 3,000 Future Business Leaders of America members and advisers gathered in Atlanta, Georgia at the Hyatt Regency Hotel for exciting, informative, and inspiring sessions, workshops, and recognition! In cooperation with TRI Leadership Resources, a nationally recognized leadership services firm, Georgia FBLA members and … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Elementary Honor Roll (3rd-Nine Weeks)

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Centralhatchee Elementary School 3rd 9 Weeks Honor Roll 2013- 2014 A Honor Roll (All grades must be 90 or above) 1st Grade - Maddison Bailey, Aubrey Crockett, Brandon Jones, Vanessa Massey, Jackson Rose, Nathan Allen, Elora Craven, Dagan Dover,  Kobe Garland, Journey Gray, Grace Hiel, Deacon Pope, Caitlyn Shelnutt 2nd Grade - Kyndell Thompson, … [Read more...]

CES wins Get Active Get Fit Challenge

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(Atlanta, GA) -- BlueCross and BlueShield of Georgia, Inc. and BlueCross BlueShield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc. (collectively “BCBSGa”), the state’s largest health solutions company, today announced the winners of the Get Active, Get Fit School Challenge. Get Active, Get Fit is an effort between BCBSGa and Radio Disney, designed to motivate kids and … [Read more...]

2014 Duke TIP Nominees Named

Heard County Elementary nominees are:
Front row- Ethan May, Jacob Cabe, Kendyl Parmer, Brianna Hill, Nate Pike.
Back row- Bradley Barlow, Luke Mitchell, Isabella Urquilla, and Juliann Carpenter.

(Franklin) -- The Heard County School System has recently released the names of the fourth and fifth grade nominees for The Duke University Talent Identification Program. The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a global leader in identifying academically gifted students and providing them with innovative programming to support their … [Read more...]

Silent Auction raises over $26K

HHS Athletic Director with $500 raffle winner Robin Cantrell

(Franklin) -- The 7th Annual Heard County Braves Athletic Booster Club Silent Auction took place Saturday, March 22 in the Heard High School cafeteria.  A catered dinner provided by the Little Hawaiian restaurant in Carrollton was served up by Chef Tillman and the culinary arts department and was followed up by the always interesting process of auctioning … [Read more...]

HCMS Seeking Community’s Votes as Part of $200,000 National Education Contest

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Schools Receiving Most ‘People’s Choice’ Votes Will Win $5,000 Each (Franklin) -- Heard County Middle  School has entered a $200,000 national education contest hoping for a chance at one of the 15 prizes that will be awarded to recognize the best in K-12 innovation. In addition to completing an online application for the third annual Follett Challenge, … [Read more...]

Heard County Special Olympics Local Spring Games

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(Franklin) -- Friday, March 21, turned out to be the perfect day for some wonderful Heard County Special Olympics athletes. Students met at the Chattahoochee Greenway Walking Trail in Franklin for the Long Distance Walking/Running Competition. Chief Kevin Hannah of the Franklin Police Department welcomed everyone at the Opening Ceremonies. Minister Keith … [Read more...]

Special Week Honors Georgia’s School Boards

(L-R): Mike Crockett, Chad Wood, Morris Long, Tim Holtzclaw, Roger Harrod, Jerry Prince

(Franklin) -- The Heard County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 17-21, 2014, has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The weeklong observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education. “Citizens elect board … [Read more...]

Board of Education Recognizes Retirees

Meacham-Wilkes Retirement

(Franklin) -- At their March 11, 2014 monthly meeting the Heard County Board of Education recognized recent retirees. Mr. Roger Harrod, Board Chair, presented Mrs. Wilma Meacham and Mrs. Josephine Wilkes with plaques commemorating their many years of service as bus drivers for Heard County Schools. The Board expressed appreciation for the retirees work to … [Read more...]

Make Heard County Middle School a Winner!

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(Franklin) -- Heard County Middle School is in the running to be named one of the world’s most innovative schools and we need your support to win! There’s $200,000 on the line, so keep reading to learn how you can support our school. Earlier this year, Media Specialist Glovis South entered the Follett Challenge, a program created by Follett to find and … [Read more...]