The General Journal

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The General Journal

The General Journal

Today's stories include: Heritage Happenings by Nathan McCoy & Pierce Monroe Ag Outdoor Classroom Update by Ethan Anderson, Penner Alton & Emma Youngblood GMEA All State Band by Ian Anderson, Andrew Ammic & Braden McBryar Boys Basketball Recap NW Whitfield by Anderson Britton & Alex Bedwell Girls Basketball Recap NW Whitfield by Charlie Williams, Claire Martin & Brody Ervin UGA Wins Natty Reax by Evan Wingrove & Brandon Hamilton HHS Rides Season 2 by Noah Crittenden, Shane Davis & MCBRAYER
Volleyball Ends Season with Overall Record of 28-15
Volleyball Ends Season with Overall Record of 28-15
Connor Richardson, Staff Writer • November 11, 2021
Volleyball Season Update
Volleyball Season Update
October 21, 2021
Running Down A Dream
Running Down A Dream
January 5, 2021
This Week at Heritage

Monday, January 10

  • Girls Tennis Begins at 3:30 pm
  • Track meeting during lunch

Tuesday, January 11

  • Last Day to request a schedule change
  • MAP testing *modified schedule
  • Basketball at NW Whitfield (JV Boys at 4:30, Varsity Girls at 6:00, Varsity Boys at 7:30)
  • Wrestling at Dade County at 5:00 pm
  • Girls Soccer Tryouts begin at 3:30 pm

Wednesday, January 12

  • Girls Soccer Tryouts at 3:30 pm

Thursday, January 13

  • MAP Testing *modified schedule
  • Beta Club Meeting 1st half of lunch
  • FFA at Adairsville
  • Track Team Parent Meeting at 5:30 in film room

Friday, January 14

  • Basketball at Central Carroll (Varsity Girls at 6:00, Varsity Boys at 7:30)
  • Swim Meet at Calhoun

Saturday, January 15

  • Wrestling at State Preliminaries (TBA)


Map Testing will be on Tuesday and Thursday!

We will have a modified schedule

1st block 8:00-9:15

Testing 9:20-10:40

Lunch 10:40-11:30

2nd block 11:30-12:45

3rd block 12:50-2:05

4th block 2:10-3:25

Writing Contest

A writing contest sponsored by Columbus State University is open to all HHS students. There are several categories you can enter, and you can submit your work in more than one category. There are no format or word count guidelines. Deadline for entry is January 14. It’s incredibly easy to enter! Click here for more information on the Carson McCullers Writing Contest. If you have questions, go and see any HHS English teacher.

Report Cards go home January 11th

Report cards for the fall semester will go home with students on January 11th. This report reflects the final grade for the course and will go on the student transcript. Report cards will also be available in student and parent portal. Students who failed a required class will either need to take the class over or complete credit recovery. Students should consult with their counselor to determine their best option.

Congratulations to the HHS All-State band Selections!

The following students were selected for the GMEA All-State Band which will be held at UGA in March. Congratulations!Concert Band (9th/10th Grade):

  • Hayden Buckman, trombone
  • Trevor Boydston, trombone
  • Natalie Vaughn, euphonium
  • Emily Lin, flute (alternate)
  • Nicolas Mendez, trumpet (alternate)

Symphonic Band (11th/12th Grade):

  • Elise Hayen, 1st chair oboe
  • Tony Benavides, 2nd oboe
  • Parker Hayen, 2nd bassoon
  • Madi Coffey, clarinet
  • Anjali Culver, horn
  • Alex Frost, trumpet
  • Justus Smith, 2nd trombone
  • Justin Haynes, bass clarinet (alternate)
Wrestling Team Finished 3rd in Region!
The HHS Wrestling Team hosted the region tournament on Saturday, January 8th and placed 3rd to advance to the State Preliminaries. Tate Thomas, Drew Dietz, Evan Wingrove and Skylar Grant all went 3-0 in the tournament.
Dealing with COVID
We are definitely seeing a spike in the number of positive student and staff COVID cases even when individuals are vaccinated. Please have your student stay home if they are sick and experiencing symptoms or if they are awaiting COVID test results.
Senior Yearbook Ads
Senior ads in this year’s yearbook are available for purchase. You can spotlight your senior with a 1/4 page ($85), 12 page ($150), or full page ad ($250). Email the message you want included, as well as the photos, to Mr. Peace at [email protected]. Checks can be made to HHS and delivered to Mr. Peace or the main office.

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Trees of Heritage 2021
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Paige Johnson and Briley Simpson November 11, 2021

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September 28, 2021

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Cade Stone, Staff Writer • November 2, 2021

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