April 25, 2015

FCA Revival at HHS


(Franklin) -- The Heard High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a Revival next week in the Heard High School gymnasium. The revival will take place each night from April 27- May 1 at 7:00 p.m. and will feature guest preachers from the local area. For more information contact Kinley Cantrell at 404-576-2953 or Ethan Caldwell at … [Read more...]

HHS Student excels at FFA State Lawnmower Competition

Cole Holliday

(Athens, GA) -- Heard High School junior Cole Holliday was one of the top finishers at the annual Future Farmer's of America Lawn Mower Competition held last month at the University of Georgia. Holliday finished in 12th place at the statewide competition featuring students from all six high school classifications competing against one another. The … [Read more...]

Heard BOE Minutes (03/24/15)


The Heard County Board of Education met in a regular meeting on March 24, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Centralhatchee Elementary School. Present were Chairman Roger Harrod, Vice Chairman Tim Holtzclaw, Ashley Awbrey, Mike Crockett, Chad Wood and Superintendent Jerry Prince. I.  Mr. Harrod called the meeting to order and Mr. Wood gave the invocation. II.  Mr. … [Read more...]

Spring Plant Sale at HHS


Plant Sale at Heard High School Saturday April 11, 2015 (9 am- 3 pm) Buy Vegetables, Herbs, Ferns, and Flowers while the seasons here! Plant Prices Large Single Unit: $1.00 Groups of four: $2.50 Six pack: $4.00 One cup Tomato plant: $2.50 Small Fern: $20.00 Large Fern: $30.00 8 in. Pot Plant: $8.00 10 in. Pot Plant: $10.00 … [Read more...]

Local UGA student presents research project at Curo Symposium

2011 HHS Graduate Megan Cannon with the CURO Book of Abstracts for 2015

(Athens, GA) -- Nearly 400 University of Georgia Students recently presented their original research projects in fields ranging from history to engineering and health at the 2015 Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Symposium. The annual CURO Symposium was created in 1999 to highlight undergraduate student research achievements in all … [Read more...]

New Georgia Law May Affect High School Diplomas

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(Franklin) -- Were you unable to receive a high school diploma due to not passing a section of the High School Graduation Test? If so, a new GA Law is for you! On March 30, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law changes affecting students who did not pass a section of the Basic Skills Test, Georgia High School Graduation Test and/or Georgia High School … [Read more...]

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...]