June 18, 2019

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...]

Head of the Class

(Franklin, GA) -- Valedictorian is just one of the many impressive accomplishments for recent Heard County High School graduate Mr. Jordan Cornelius. The popular senior led the Class of 2019 across the graduation stage at Staples Stadium on May 24 and it came as no surprise that he made the ceremony after attaining perfect attendance throughout his entire … [Read more...]

HCHS Salutatorian receives Tenaska Scholarship

(Franklin, GA) -- Tenaska Georgia Partners, L.P., owner of Tenaska Georgia Generating Station near Franklin, has awarded a $1,500 college scholarship to a deserving Heard County High School senior. Since 2002, Tenaska Georgia Partners has presented 45 scholarships totaling $36,000 to local students. Scholarship recipients must demonstrate good character, … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Anson Ahlstrom)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is Anson Ahlstrom. Anson is in third grade at Heard County Elementary School. Anson created his drawing of Notre Dame by using lines, shapes, … [Read more...]

DJ Caouette receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

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

HCHS 2019 Graduation Ceremony

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School graduated 150 students Friday evening during the 2019 commencement ceremony held at Staples Stadium. An overflow assembly of family, friends, and members of the community braved scorching temperatures to usher off the Class of 2019 into the next phase of life. Principal Brent Tisdale welcomed those in attendance … [Read more...]

Braves Patrol at Centralhatchee Elementary receives award from DAR

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the Braves Patrol at Centralhatchee Elementary School were recognized at their recent Awards Program held Monday, May 20, 2019. The Braves Patrol are students selected by the faculty and one of their many duties is to care for the school flag. Patrol members raise the flag each morning, lower it at the end of the school day, … [Read more...]