December 16, 2019

Ally Harris named to Dean’s List at Emmanuel College

(Franklin Springs, GA) -- Ally Harris of Heard County has been named to the Dean's List at Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, Georgia, for the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year. To be named to the Dean's List a student must earn a quality point average of 3.60 or higher during a given semester and be enrolled full-time. Earning Dean's List … [Read more...]

Heard County Schools unveil plan for new Performing Arts Center, Gymnasium

(Franklin, GA) -- In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Heard County Board of Education approved the construction of a new $18 million dollar facility to be located next to the campus of Heard County High School. The construction bid was awarded to J & R Construction out of Carrollton, GA. The state of the art facility will house two separate facilities … [Read more...]

Surplus Item Auction – Heard County School System

Heard County Schools Surplus Item Sale  *PICK UP ANYTIME BY DECEMBER 13, 2019* *APPOINTMENT ONLY* 2 Trailers of Contents and a 250-Gallon Gas Tank Each trailer's contents contains old school furniture, etc. and will be sold as one lot so each bid is for all the contents of that container. All (3) items are sold as is and the bidder is responsible … [Read more...]

HCHS Mentoring Program receives donation

(Franklin, GA) -- Oglethorpe Power Corp. recently presented a check for $1,000 to Heard County High School. The donation will be used to fund Heard County High School’s existing Mentoring Program and the expansion of the program to include 6th-8th grade students. The program is designed to improve the four-year graduation rate and decrease the dropout rate … [Read more...]

Heard County Schools announce partnership with ‘Purposity’ app

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System announced this week a new partnership with Purposity, an app connecting users with one-to-one needs in their community. The partnership aims to fulfill the essential needs of the students enrolled in Heard County Schools. View the press release and flyer below for more information about the new app. In … [Read more...]

Heard County celebrates 2019 REACH Scholars

(Franklin, GA) -- Five Heard County eighth graders recently signed contracts agreeing to get good grades and attendance, meet with academic coaches and mentors and to graduate from high school and pursue postsecondary education. As their reward, the State of Georgia will provide them $10,000 ($2500 per year) toward four years of college or technical … [Read more...]

Upcoming Changes in Leadership at Heard County Schools

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System will have some new faces in leadership beginning in January 2020.  In reality, those faces won’t be new to Heard County, but they will be taking on new roles in the system. In January, current HCHS principal, Mr. Brent Tisdale, will shift to the district office level and take on the role of Assistant … [Read more...]

Chorus performs Fall Concert at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- A large crowd gathered at HCHS Monday evening to see the Heard County High School Chorus perform its 2019 Fall Concert in the cafeteria. Led by director Nancy Heard, the group of students performed several songs including among others Yonder Come Day, Hallelujah, You Are My Music, and a Mexican Folk song entitled Cielito Lindo. The … [Read more...]

Baby Braves announce next Class Reunion

(Franklin, GA) -- Baby Braves will host its next Class Reunion on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Heard County Elementary School. This event is free and open to all Baby Braves families. For the kids, the Class Reunion will feature inflatables, a ride on the Polar Express, balloon numerous Parent University stations. These stations are … [Read more...]

Local art students shine bright at Hummingbird Festival

(Hogansville, GA) -- Several Heard County students were recognized for their impressive artwork over the weekend at the annual Hogansville Hummingbird Festival. Bringing home the 'Best in Show' award was Heard County High School senior Madison May. Claiming first place in the high school division was another HCHS senior Rayann Langley. This was the second … [Read more...]