July 2, 2020

Important survey for parents of Heard County students

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System is requesting the input of parents in a new survey released yesterday. Click here to access the survey regarding the reopening scenarios for Heard County Schools this fall. Officials are paying close attention to the ever-changing situation with COVID-19 and HCSS has made no final decisions regarding the … [Read more...]

An Important Update from the Heard County School System

Brave Nation: We wanted to reach out to the community and give an update regarding the progress we are making toward the planning of the 20-21 school year. First and foremost, we want to acknowledge the pandemic and the uncertainty of the situation, but we also want to make it clear that as of today our intent is to hold face-to-face school beginning … [Read more...]

HCMS student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Heard County Middle School. Landon McLendon was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership and … [Read more...]

NEW Student Registration at HCHS

Heard County High School NEW Student Registration Thursday, July 16 & Friday, July 17, 2020 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY 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 16th or 17th: Withdrawal form from previous … [Read more...]

Mackayne Smith named to Dean’s List at Shorter University

(Rome, GA) -- Mackayne Smith, a 2019 graduate of Heard County High School was recently named to the Dean's List at the Shorter University for the spring semester. The Dean’s List is reserved for students who achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 with no incomplete grades. Mack is studying 'History Education' in order to become a teacher and coach. Congratulations … [Read more...]

2020 Heard County Invitational Golf Tourney

2020 Heard County Invitational Golf Tourney The Heard County Invitational Golf Tournament takes place on Friday, June 12 at Oak Mountain Country Club in Carrollton. Check in will be from 7:30-8:30 AM. Start time will be 9:00 AM with a 'Best Ball' format. Cash prizes for 1st-3rd place. Cost is $100 per player or $400 per team. For more information on … [Read more...]

Shealynn Sumner named to Dean’s List at UWG

UWG DEAN'S LIST  (Carrollton, GA) -- Shealynn Sumner was recently named to the Dean's List at the University of West Georgia for the spring semester. She will graduate in December of 2020 with a degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. The Dean’s List is reserved for students who achieve a minimum GPA of 3.5. Congratulations Shealynn! … [Read more...]

Links for Virtual ‘Friday Night in Franklin’ tonight on YouTube

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School Senior Class of 2020's Virtual Graduation ceremony will be broadcast Friday night beginning at 8:00 PM. One hour prior to the graduation ceremony Heard High's 2019-2020 Awards ceremony will be broadcast at 7:00 PM. The traditional ceremony at Staples Stadium would have taken place tonight, and the hope is for … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Centralhatchee Elementary School. Ethan Penados-Johnson was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen.  Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership … [Read more...]

Franklin Shines with the Heard County High School Class of 2020

(Franklin/GA) -- Franklin is already known as a caring and loving community but beginning last Thursday evening it truly shines brighter with the smiling faces of the Heard County Class of 2020. Those who passed through downtown in the month of May are sure to notice an unusually large number of smiling faces on the square, despite mandated social … [Read more...]