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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.

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

Kindergarten Camp- new info!

July 31, 2014 & August 1, 2014 from 8-11AM

Kindergarten Camp for Hartwell Elementary Students

  Kindergarten students and parents will participate in activities to familiarize the students to the school setting, and share academic expectations for the upcoming school year.

View the invite here. Reminders will be shared via local media, phone, school website and school sign.

Questions can be asked via email: Andina Oglesby (aoglesby@hart.k12.ga.us), Brooks Mewborn (bmewborn@hart.k12.ga.us), or Veronica F. Johnson (vjohnson@hart.k12.ga.us)

Hope to see you there!


From all of us at Hartwell Elementary School,

We hope you have a safe and happy summer! 

See you August 11. 

Remember to Read! 



School Breakfast and Lunch Information


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


Parents, if your child participated in the Flexible Learning Plan (reading tutoring)

at HES this past school year, please complete this survey to help improve our tutoring:


*new* There is also a student survey.  Please have your student complete this survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FLPStudent

Please view these latest Focus School Information Letters:

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

4:00-6:00    Middle School Meet the Teacher

4:00-6:00    Middle School & High School Academy Meet the Teacher

6:00-8:00    High School Meet the Teacher

Thursday, August 7, 2014

4:00- 6:00   1st, 2nd 3rd, 4th and 5th Grades meet the Teacher

5:00-5:30   Pre-K and Kindergarten parent orientation and meet the Teacher




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Maintained by: Marci Manglitz

Last updated 7/21/14