March 30, 2015

Board of Education Called Meeting


The Heard County Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Tuesday March 31, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Central Office in Franklin. … [Read more...]

FBLA competes at State Leadership Conference

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(Atlanta, GA) -- The Heard County High FBLA Chapter competed at the State Leadership Conference in Atlanta on March 20-22. The 3D Animation team comprised of Chris Shoemake, Tyler Cook and Cameron Long earned 6th Place. Other competitors were Zaria Easter--Electronic Career Portfolio; Caitlin Shelnutt—Sales Presentation; Jayme Middleton—Public Speaking I; … [Read more...]

United States Navy Sea Cadets Open House at HCMS


United States Navy Sea Cadets Open House April 11, 2015  (9:00 – 3:00 pm) Heard County Middle School 269 Old Field Rd Franklin, Ga. 30217 ***The Unit will have Recruiters from respected Service Branches*** Come join in on the Fun! The Cadets will be hosting a Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner Fundraiser 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm $8.00 Adult / $6.00 Kids 5-8 / … [Read more...]

4-H Summer Camp Opportunities!


(Franklin) -- The Heard County Extension Office is taking registration for 4-H Summer Camp.  There are five camp opportunities offered to students of all ages. 4-H Camps are offered to all students in the county. Camp Sign-Up has begun but there are spots available.   Register for camps at the Heard County Extension Office located at the Old River Gym which … [Read more...]

HHS Teacher/Student of the Month (February)


(Franklin) — Heard High School announced the teacher and student of the month this week via The Brave Nation facebook page. Congrats to Mr. Johnny Mock (R) and Mr. Bradley Barber (L) for being named Student and Teacher of the Month for February! Like the Brave Nation facebook page for updates on Heard County High School academics, sports, and other … [Read more...]

BOE Recognizes Tech Fair Winners

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(Franklin) -- At the March 10, 2015 Heard County Board of Education meeting, board members recognized some students for their recent accomplishments at the West Georgia Technology Fair. Winners that were recognized included Hunter Morris, Mayah Jones, Marybeth Brown, and Caroline Phillips. Pictured above at the meeting are Board Member Mike Crockett, Board … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors


(Franklin) -- We are currently seeking sponsors for the 8th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for April 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash. Tickets are $50.00 each and may be purchased from any … [Read more...]

Nursing Positions Available


(Franklin) -- There are 2 nurse position openings within the Heard County School System. One will be shared by Ephesus & Centralhatchee Elementary Schools and the other is at Heard County Middle School. Applicants at minimum must have an LPN. Interested persons may contact Carol Thomas @ 770-854-4002 or email at CES or … [Read more...]

Dash on the Grass 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

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(Whitesburg, GA) -- Dash on the Grass is a 5K and 1 mile fun run that will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at North Georgia Turf's farm along the Chattahoochee River at 1487 Black Dirt Road in Whitesburg, GA. All proceeds from the event will benefit Whitesburg Elementary School. Registration will take place at 8:00 AM followed immediately by the race … [Read more...]

HES Triumphs at RESA Academic Bowl Championship

2015 West Georgia RESA District Champions - Front (L-R): Jacob Cabe, Sam Grizzard, Andrew Rogers, Nate Pike, Brianna Hill - Second Row (L-R): Luke Mitchell, Ethan May, Jayde Cook, Marybeth Brown - Back Row (L-R): Coach Loretta Shaw, Mayah Jones, Coach Sheri Phillips

(Villa Rica, GA) -- The Heard Elementary School Academic Bowl team outsmarted all of the competition during the 2015 West Georgia RESA District Academic Bowl Finals hosted Thursday afternoon by Ithaca Elementary School in Villa Rica. The HES team of 10 students outlasted 44 other teams during the season as well as 15 other teams at the finals en route to … [Read more...]