April 23, 2014

HHS students hear powerful message

Eric Krug (L) and Chris Sandy (R) address HHS students during an assembly last week

(Franklin) -- Students at Heard County High School received a powerful message on Monday, April 14th, as Chris Sandy and Eric Krug delivered their stories about how drinking and driving had forever changed their lives and the lives of many others. The “Enduring Regret” program resulted in a gymnasium filled with students, who remained silent for over an … [Read more...]

Special Olympics Track and Field Meet

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HEARD COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS HEARD COUNTY ATHLETES TO COMPETE IN INVITATIONAL TRACK AND FIELD MEET HOSTED BY COWETA COUNTY NEWNAN HIGH SCHOOL NEWNAN, GA APRIL 30, 2014 Raindates: May 1st, 2nd, and 5th 9:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. All parents and any community volunteers are invited to attend.  Please call the Heard Elem. School (706) 675-3687 or Heard … [Read more...]

Paul Mixon named as Finalist for 2015 Georgia Teacher of the Year

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(Atlanta, GA) -- State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge recently announced the finalists for 2015 Georgia Teacher of the Year. The 10 finalists were chosen from a pool of 156 applicants who were selected as the Teacher of the Year in their representative school districts. The applications were read by a panel of judges that included current and former … [Read more...]

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...]