December 18, 2014

Heard County 4-H Presents Free Christmas Show


(Franklin) -- Heard County 4-H will soon present the fourth annual “A Clover Christmas”holiday performance. The show will take place on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the 4-H (Old Rec) gym at 7:00 p.m. “A Clover Christmas” is a Christmas performance showcasing the many talents of Heard County. Senior 4-H’er, Natalie Moncus serves as the student … [Read more...]

CES Pre-Kindergarten Letters to Santa


Centralhatchee Elementary School Mrs. Becky’s Pre-K Letters to Santa   Dear Santa: I want a pogo stick and a motorcycle. Love, Rilee Boyd   Dear Santa: I would like a dream house, my very own tablet, and a new swimming pool. Love, Helen Butzon   Dear Santa: I want a Batman, Spiderman, and Superman. Love, Chase Herb   Dear Santa: I want an … [Read more...]

Local Principal named to Governor’s Education Advisory Board

Principal Dr. Carol R. Thomas

(Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal this week announced the new members who will serve on his Education Advisory Boards. The four boards are comprised of school superintendents, principals, teachers and local school board members from each congressional district who will meet with the governor and his staff over the next year to provide input on education … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Community Pep Rally and Tailgate Party

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(Franklin) -- Heard High School will be hosting a community tailgate party and pep rally this Friday afternoon beginning at 2:00 p.m. before the Braves huge playoff game. The Braves will kickoff their quarterfinal tilt with Brooks County at 7:30 p.m. at Staples Stadium in Franklin. Fans are encouraged to bring tailgating supplies and set up in the main … [Read more...]

HHS Placed on the College Board’s Annual AP® Honor Roll


(Franklin) -- Heard County School System is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of three or higher on AP Exams. 2014 is a … [Read more...]

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...]