May 5, 2016

Local Special Olympics Spring Games

(Centralhatchee/Times~Journal) -- It was a beautiful day and the weather was perfect on Tuesday, April 26 as the crowd cheered for the athletes at the Heard County Special Olympics Local Spring Games Long Distance Walking/Running Competition. In the opening ceremony Centralhatchee Mayor, Barbie Crockett welcomed all to the event. Cody Meeks from Antioch … [Read more...]

Job Fair held at Heard High School

(Franklin) -- Heard County High School seniors had the opportunity to meet with local employers and agencies at the first annual Job Fair on April 20, 2016. The Job Fair was organized by Ms. Wylene Spearman and Mrs. Angela Thompson in coordination with the Career Tech (CTAE) Department at Heard High. The Job Fair ran from 9:00 am until 12 noon. At the … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Gracie Kulanko)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s artwork is designed by Gracie Kulanko, a 4th grade student at Heard Elementary School. Gracie drew a self-portrait as part of a class project entitled "Selfies With Attitude." … [Read more...]

Heard FFA holds Annual Banquet

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2016 Heard High Future Farmers of America (FFA) banquet and awards ceremony was conducted in the cafeteria at HHS on Thursday, April 21. The evening left the heart full, with plenty of laughter, food, and a sense of companionship. Guest speakers included David Huddleston, Randy Nix, and Matt Brass. The program was led by FFA Chapter … [Read more...]

Sports Physicals at HHS

(Franklin) -- Sports physicals will be done at the high school this Thursday, April 28. If any student is planning on trying out, playing a sport, or just needs a physical for any sport for the next school year they can take advantage of this convenient and affordable physical. The cost is only $10 and the physicals will be done during the school day which … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Jason Howard)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s artwork is designed by Jason Howard, a 4th grade student at Heard Elementary School. Jason drew a self-portrait as part of project entitled "Selfies With Attitude." … [Read more...]

Heard High FCA Revival

(Franklin) -- Heard County High School FCA is hosting a revival April 25th-29th (Monday-Friday). The revival will begin at 7:00 PM each night in the high school gym! Everyone is invited to attend! … [Read more...]

Four Heard County schools to be recognized at State Conference

(Franklin, GA) -- Four of the five schools that make up the Heard County School System are Title I schools and all four will be recognized at the Georgia Department of Education’s Title I conference this June in Atlanta. The Department's Academic Achievement Awards Program honors and rewards K-12 Title I schools and school districts for significant progress … [Read more...]

HHS Students participate in mock interviews

(Franklin, GA) -- On Wednesday, April 13th, students participated in mock interviews at Heard County High School. This was the second phase of our Career Planning Event for seniors. Also, Youth Ventures students and Work-based Learning students were invited to participate. Over 60 students participated in the mock interviews with community and business … [Read more...]

HCMS Wind Ensemble performs at State Capitol

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School wind ensemble had the honor of playing at the Georgia State Capitol Thursday morning. The talented group along with director Jaime Barnard entertained many state officials and capitol employees including most notably District 97 State Representative and Education Chairman Brooks Coleman. Coleman spent some … [Read more...]