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School Closing Information:

The following media outlets will be notified in the event of the necessity of our school system closing due to severe weather or other reasons:

WKLY Radio 980 AM Hartwell

WLHR Radio 92.1 FM Lavonia

WNGC Radio 106.1 FM Athens

WNEG Radio 630 AM Toccoa

WYFF TV 4 Greenville, SC

FOX Carolina TV 7 Greenville, SC

WSPA TV 7 Spartanburg, SC

FOX TV 5 Atlanta

WXIA TV 11 Atlanta

WSB TV 2 Atlanta 


The Hartwell Police Department and the Hart County Sheriff's Department will be notified. Hart County School System now has a parent notification system. You may be notified of special events or school closings by phone call, text message, or email. Please be aware that you may receive messages in the coming weeks.


Parents and Guardians, please view the following important information regarding our ESEA Flexibility Waiver. 

English or Spanish Version, click to open.

Thank you.

    You are Invited

to Our Holiday Musical


Thursday, Dec. 18th, 2014  Location: HES Gym

Our times for the play are:

3rd- 8:30-9:20

4th- 9:30-10:20

5th- 10:30-11:20

SKIP, Pre-K, KDG- 11:30-12:20

1st- 12:40-1:30

2nd- 1:40-2:30



October 2014 Citizens of the Month


In an effort to improve system practices, the Hart County Charter System is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you complete this survey by November 25, 2014. In order to complete the survey, please go to: http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/9283693 If you would prefer a paper copy, ask your child’s teacher or principal. Please be assured that your responses to this survey are anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter!

Congratulations to

Mrs. Tina Lorentson,

2015-2106 Teacher of the Year! 

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School Breakfast and Lunch Information

November 2014 Breakfast Menu

November 2014 Lunch Menu

Elementary Breakfast $1.25 
Elementary Lunch $1.75

MS and HS Breakfast $1.25
MS and HS Lunch $2.00
Adult Breakfast  $1.75 
Adult Lunch  $3.00

 Parents, cafeteria staff would like to remind you that no outside food (other than packed lunches) is to be brought in to students.  Thank you!
Elementary school menus are sent home monthly. Menus are also on each school’s website as well as www.hart.k12.ga.us.

Parents are encouraged to pre-pay their child’s meals.

You can also pay online at www.myschoolbucks.com.


Hartwell Elementary School

147 S. College Avenue

Hartwell, Georgia 30643

Phone: 706-376-4425

Fax: 706-856-7317

Veronica Johnson , Principal

Brooks Mewborn  , Assistant Principal


Click here to view the latest Focus School Information Letters

Parental Right to Know Notice- English and Spanish Language Versions


HES was chosen to participate in the Georgia Grown Test Kitchen Initiative!


Georgia Agriculture ...more

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Maintained by: Marci Manglitz

Last updated 7/21/14

New Attendance and Tardy Information for 2014-2015

First period will begin at 7:55 AM for the 2014-2015 school year.

A student is considered tardy at 8:03 AM.

Please see the following documents for more information:

Attendance Protocol

JBD Absences and Excuses