August 21, 2019

Local law enforcement shares Back to School Safety Tips

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County schools resume normal activities this week and everyone is reminded to review the following safety tips regarding buses, driving, and other important reminders courtesy of local law enforcement. “First, I would like to start off by welcoming all new students, faculty and staff members to Brave Nation! I speak on behalf of all … [Read more...]

DAR announces essay contest for local students

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to invite all Heard County students in grades 9 through 12 to participate in this National Essay Contest. Since 1996, the DAR has joined with the National Italian American Foundation to sponsor an annual national essay contest on Christopher Columbus. The contest is open to students in grades 9 … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Community Fun Day at HCPR

(Franklin, GA) -- Alfred Blunt will present the 2nd Annual 'Community Fun Day' at The Heard County Parks and Recreation Department in Franklin this Saturday, August 3. The FREE event will take place from Noon until 5:00 PM and will offer school supplies, haircuts, food, activities, and more! Everyone is welcome to attend! … [Read more...]

‘Back To School Bash’ slated for July 27

(Franklin, GA) — Heard County Community Partnership, a Georgia Family Connection Affiliate, and its’ collaborative partners will hold their annual Back To School Bash Resource Fair on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Heard County Covered Arena in Franklin. Local Heard County resident students will take advantage of the event to glean a … [Read more...]

Heard County School System 2019 Open House Schedule

(Franklin, GA) -- Teachers and staff are busy already preparing for a great 2019-2020 school year. Teachers have been training throughout the summer to learn new strategies for instruction and to plan for classes. Principals have been studying data and setting goals for improvement. Everyone is very excited to begin a new year of growth and learning. All … [Read more...]

Heard High School Honor Roll (2nd Semester)

Heard County Comprehensive High School Honor Rolls (2nd Semester) Distinguished Honor Roll (90 or above) Kassidy Hope Baldwin, Trent Ulin Baxter, Haley LeAnn Bennett, Luke Mitchell Bennett, John Dalton Blakley, Jayden Carlyle Bloodsworth, Aidan Randall Boyd, Annette Rose Bradley, Ivey Reese Brant, Maximus Drake Brewer, Samuel Vance Brown, Charles Allen … [Read more...]

Spring Signings at Heard High

(Franklin, GA) -- Six senior Heard County High school athletes from six different sports took part in the Spring Signing Day last month at Heard County High School. Family, friends, administrators, faculty and coaches were all on hand for the festivities organized multiple times each year by HHS athletic director Shane Lassetter. The future collegiates … [Read more...]

Local student awarded WGCD Scholarship

(Tifton, GA) -- Every year, Conservation Districts in Georgia sponsor high school students to attend the Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) held annually at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, GA. The five day Workshop allows students to take part in lectures and hands-on activities to boost their knowledge of Georgia’s vital natural … [Read more...]

Heard Elementary student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, attended the Awards Program at Heard County Elementary School on Friday, May 24, 2019, to announce their 2018-19 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award. Kathryn Marie Gray was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are … [Read more...]

NEW Student Registration at HCHS

Heard County High School NEW Student Registration Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. These days are only for NEW students transferring to HCHS (not for students entering 9th grade coming from HCMS). Please bring the following to register your student on either July 18th or 19th: Withdrawal form from previous … [Read more...]