February 23, 2020

Alexandria Lambert wins Heard County Spelling Bee

(Franklin) -- The Heard County School System held its annual System Spelling Bee this morning at Heard County High School in Franklin. Winners from Centralhatchee Elementary, Ephesus Elementary, Heard Elementary, and Heard County Middle School competed for the title of top speller for Heard County Schools. After much competition, Alexandria Lambert from … [Read more...]

HCHS Academic Bowl team appearing on Atlanta TV this weekend

(Atlanta, GA) -- Heard County High School's Academic Bowl team will be appearing on local television this Saturday after being invited to participate in a long-running game show on WSB-TV Channel 2. 'High Q” is a game show hosted by Katie Walls featuring high school trivia teams competing against one another in battle of wits and knowledge. The show has … [Read more...]

Heard FFA students place at Leadership Development Event

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School FFA Members Gracelyn McIsaac and Bailey Hefner each competed and placed in Career and Leadership Development Events recently in Carroll County. Gracelyn (above left) placed first in FFA Creed Speaking, which is a public speaking event while Bailey (above right) placed second in Wildlife Identification. The two … [Read more...]

BettyJean Covington selected as DAR Good Citizen for HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that BettyJean Covington was selected for the DAR Good Citizen Award recipient by the Heard County High School 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 … [Read more...]

Giving spirit abounds at Heard County’s annual ‘Shop with a Cop’

(Franklin, GA) -- Friday the 13th was everything but 'unlucky' for a large contingent of Heard County special needs children that enjoyed the fourth annual 'Shop With A Cop' holiday celebration. The spectacle was something to see as a motorcade featuring Heard County School System's Special Olympics Program and West Georgia area law enforcement descended on … [Read more...]

Christmas Choir Concert at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Chorus under the direction of Nancy Heard will perform a FREE Christmas program this Thursday, December 19 at 7:15 PM in the high school cafeteria. All parents, friends, and community members are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

Ally Harris named to Dean’s List at Emmanuel College

(Franklin Springs, GA) -- Ally Harris of Heard County has been named to the Dean's List at Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, Georgia, for the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year. To be named to the Dean's List a student must earn a quality point average of 3.60 or higher during a given semester and be enrolled full-time. Earning Dean's List … [Read more...]

Heard County Schools unveil plan for new Performing Arts Center, Gymnasium

(Franklin, GA) -- In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Heard County Board of Education approved the construction of a new $18 million dollar facility to be located next to the campus of Heard County High School. The construction bid was awarded to J & R Construction out of Carrollton, GA. The state of the art facility will house two separate facilities … [Read more...]

Surplus Item Auction – Heard County School System

Heard County Schools Surplus Item Sale  *PICK UP ANYTIME BY DECEMBER 13, 2019* *APPOINTMENT ONLY* 2 Trailers of Contents and a 250-Gallon Gas Tank Each trailer's contents contains old school furniture, etc. and will be sold as one lot so each bid is for all the contents of that container. All (3) items are sold as is and the bidder is responsible … [Read more...]

HCHS Mentoring Program receives donation

(Franklin, GA) -- Oglethorpe Power Corp. recently presented a check for $1,000 to Heard County High School. The donation will be used to fund Heard County High School’s existing Mentoring Program and the expansion of the program to include 6th-8th grade students. The program is designed to improve the four-year graduation rate and decrease the dropout rate … [Read more...]