October 22, 2020

CES teacher receives classroom grant for unique history project

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Centralhatchee Elementary history teacher, Tracey Hunt, was selected as one of the recipients of a Classroom Grant Program for her innovative and interactive history project. Tracey received notification of the $500 grant on July 30th. The grant is sponsored by the Junior Membership Committee of the Daughters of the American … [Read more...]

Superintendent Kay issues COVID-19 update

Good morning Brave Nation: I hope by now you all know that we strive for transparency in all we do. From test scores to finances to educational resources, to SPLOST expenditures, and now COVID reports. Transparency is the best practice! With that said, below you will find a COVID report that we will issue every week. Due to privacy issues it may seem … [Read more...]

Help Wanted: Bus Drivers

Help Wanted: Bus Drivers (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School system is looking for bus drivers and substitute bus drivers. Assistance with CDL training and all bus driver endorsements will be provided. All applicants must successfully complete a background check, fingerprints, motor vehicle report, physical evaluation and a drug … [Read more...]

Health Department releases info about student Flu Shots

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Health Department is excited to announce that we will be returning to ALL Heard County Schools to offer the INJECTABLE Flu Vaccine again. We had a GREAT turnout last year and hope to see everyone again. Scheduled dates will be released at a later time. Possible drive-thru flu clinic for those enrolled virtually. See … [Read more...]

Sunday School News: A fun day at the ballpark

(Franklin, GA) -- With Heard County schools back in session, at least one fall sport was able to get officially underway this week as the varsity Lady Braves hosted Class AAAAAA Alexander in a preseason scrimmage game. It was the first time a Brave team has hosted students from another school for a sports activity since the Braves baseball team hosted … [Read more...]

Sunday School News: Heard County prepares for First Day back

(Franklin, GA) -- Students will return to Heard County schools this Wednesday, August 5 for the first face-to-face instruction since March 13, 2020. When in-person classes shut down for the first day on Monday, March 16, the impending pandemic was but a blip on the radar for any in the West Georgia area as there were only two confirmed cases in Coweta … [Read more...]

2020 Hehian Yearbook dedicated to Wylene Spearman

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2020 Heard County High School 'Hehian' Yearbook was dedicated to Ms. Wylene Spearman. The presentation was made at this week's Heard County Board of Education meeting at Heard High. She was honored for her service to Heard County students by helping them to be their best and prepared for their next steps in life. Ms. Spearman was … [Read more...]

BettyJean Covington receives DAR Good Citizen Award and Scholarship

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that BettyJean Covington has received the DAR Good Citizen Award and Scholarship for the Senior Class of 2020. The DAR Good Citizen Program has been in existence since 1934 and recognizes outstanding young people that exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools … [Read more...]

Free breakfast program for Heard County students

(Franklin, GA) -- For the third year in a row Heard County School System students will receive free breakfast. The Heard County School Nutrition Department has worked hard to procure this for students. All students are encouraged to participate in the program. Save yourself some time in the mornings, save yourself some money on your grocery bill, and … [Read more...]

School Nutrition Program served children over 69,000 meals during shutdown

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School Nutrition Program really stepped up during the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nutrition Director Melissa Van Norden reports that since the school shutdown in mid-March, a total of 69,768 'To Go Meal Packages' have been served to between an estimated 350-450 children. Of those meals, a total of 49,454 … [Read more...]