July 3, 2015

Future Braves Cheer Camp a Huge Success

2015 Future Braves Cheer Camp

(Franklin) -- There was a lot of cheering going on at Heard County High School on Friday, June 5th as parents and grandparents gathered to watch 81 girls complete the Future Braves Cheerleading Camp. Heard County High School Cheerleaders spent three days teaching girls ages 3-12 years old. At the end of the training an award ceremony was held after the … [Read more...]

WGTC Awards Cords to Dual Enrolled Franklin Graduates

WGTC Dual Enrolled graduates from left to right: Taylor Brazeal, Cierra Burgess, Stephanie Warren, Ford Carden, Skylar Israel, and Kala Wilkie proudly show their cords and certificates.

(Franklin) -- West Georgia Technical College Dual Enrollment students at the College’s Franklin Site were awarded cords to wear at their graduation from Heard County High School. The cords are a way for those students to be recognized for completing college courses while still in high school. “We congratulate these graduates on their achievement,” said … [Read more...]

WGTC Foundation Awards Board Of Directors Scholarships

WGTC Board of Directors member Morris Long presents Victoria Pounds, Heard County High School graduate with the Board of Director's scholarship

(Franklin) -- The West Georgia Technical College Foundation awarded 21 high school students with Board of Directors scholarships. The Board of Director's scholarships are funded by the West Georgia Technical College Board of Directors. They are awarded every year to a graduating senior from each high school in the seven county service area who will be … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Elementary Honor Roll (4th-Nine Weeks)


Centralhatchee Elementary School 4th 9 Weeks Honor Roll 2013- 2014 A Honor Roll (All grades must be 90 or above) 1st Grade- Coleton Annas, Lera Craven, Austin Dean, Ava Harmon, Daniel Lohr, Jeremy Norton, Cassidy Prince, Abigayle Rowland, Will Smith, Ava Wheat, Keyrie Whitlock, Kassi Hannah, Wyatt Hendrix, Luke Miller, Maddie Wilson, Breanna … [Read more...]

HCMS Perfect Attendance


(Franklin) -- These four HCMS 8th grade students have had perfect school attendance every year since kindergarten. Pictured above (L-R) are Jordan Cornelius, Collin Wright, Haley Bennett, and Payton Caldwell. Congratulations to these students for an amazing attendance record! … [Read more...]

2015 Summer Music Camps


2014 Summer Music Camps (Director: Nancy Heard) June 1-3: Jazz Band - HCMS Band Room (1:00 pm-4:00 pm) For middle and high school students  interested in playing challenging music in the many styles of American Jazz Music. Students will also learn the beginning skills of improvisation.   June 8-10: Show Choir - HCMS Choir Room (1:00 pm-4:00 … [Read more...]

West Ga. Soil and Water Conservation Poster Contest Winners

McKenzie Gray (1st), Chastity Evans(3rd), and Sirus Rowell(2nd) (w/ Debbie Cole)

(Ephesus) -- Three Heard County students were recognized at Ephesus Public Library this week for their outstanding posters in this year's West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District Poster Contest! Art Teacher, Mrs. Debbie Cole, did a wonderful job enlisting her students from elementary schools across Heard County to show their talent and enter poster … [Read more...]

2015 Little Braves Cheer Camp

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(Franklin) -- Little Girl's Cheer Camp is the Heard County High School Cheerleader's biggest fundraiser of the year. High school cheerleaders and coaches are ready to instruct 3-12 year old girls on the basic fundamentals of cheerleading. All that is left to do at this point is to sign your little girl up. Camp is June 3-5 at the Heard County High School … [Read more...]

Recent UGA graduate juggled more than just schoolwork

(L-R): Amber, Abigail, and recent UGA graduate Drew Keim

(Athens, GA) -- On May 7, Drew Keim became the first person in his family to graduate from college – a feat he managed to accomplish while simultaneously raising his three-year-old daughter. With two part-time jobs and a full course load, Keim quickly learned how to balance his busy academic life with his responsibilities at home. "I came up here, and the … [Read more...]

2015 HCMS Boxtops Grid Winners

These students chose “lucky squares” on the HCMS Boxtops Grid, sponsored by Reeves Supply. From left: Beth Taylor, Justin Barr, Haley Bennett and Jesse Elkins. Not pictured: Ms. Bonnie Vernon and her class, Mrs. Susan Scott, Matt Cole and Mrs. LouAnn Hood.

(Franklin) -- Nine numbers were called out during The Morning Show (live announcements) at Heard County Middle School to award cash prizes for the HCMS Boxtops Grid. This event is sponsored by Reeves Supply. Using a web-based random number generator, Assistant Principal – and soon to be principal -- Brian Hadley called out winning numbers. News team … [Read more...]