This Week at Heritage High

January 23-27, 2023

Upcoming Events

Monday, January 23
  • Key Club Meeting during lunch
  • RealityU simulation for freshmen in the aux. gym

Tuesday, January 24

  • Basketball at Central (JV Boys at 4:30, Varsity Girls at 6:00, Varsity Boys at 7:30)
  • Governance Team Google Meet at 11:30
  • Spirit Night at McAlister's Deli to support Girls Soccer

Wednesday, January 25

  • A Great Day to be a General!

Thursday, January 26

  • Wrestling at HOME vs. Lafayette at 5:30 *Senior Night
  • GMEA All State Jazz in Athens

Friday, January 27

  • Basketball at HOME vs. Cedartown (JV Girls at 4:30, Varsity Girls at 6:00, Varsity Boys at 7:30)
  • Tech Competition at Georgia Highlands College
  • Wrestling at Pickens at 5:00
  • Boys Soccer Red/Blue Intra squad Scrimmage at 5:30

Saturday, January 28

  • Dance Competition at Mill Creek
  • Wrestling at Pickens at 9:00
  • Freshmen Boys Basketball vs. CSLA/East Hamilton
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Wrestlers Finished 5th at STATE Duals

The Heritage HS Wrestling Team traveled to The Lovett School in Atlanta for the GA AAAA Dual Team Wrestling State Championship. The Generals who were seeded 5th, went 1-2 and finished in 5th Place. The Generals wrestled N. Oconee 1st round and lost 23-49. In the consolation quarters, the Generals wrestled tough and beat SE Whitfield 51-30. Then, in the consolation semifinals the Generals had a barn burner match with Chestatee but lost 31-48. The Generals wrestled tough at State and finished as one of the Top 5 teams in AAAA. The Generals improved their season record to 25-8.

Individual Results/Records:

106 Tate Thomas 3-0, 3 pin

113 Kaden Taylor 1-2

132 Landon Albright 1-2, 1 pin

138 Drew Dietz 3-0

144 Victor Johnson 2-1, 1 pin

157 Ricardo Rodriguez 1-2, 1 pin

165 Alex Grayson 1-1, 1 pin

175 Skylar Grant 2-1

190 Dax Akers 2-1, 1 pin

215 Evan Wingrove 3-0, 2 pins & 1 Tech Fall

285 Nolan Caylor 1-2, 1 pin

Writing Competitions

There are several writing competitions for high school students with upcoming deadlines. You can earn points toward a Heritage Academic Letter for each entry and have the opportunity to win cash prizes and scholarships.

Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition:
free to enter; several writing categories; district, regional and state level awards; win cash, have your work published, win medals and trophies, senior scholarship. No screen shot required for academic letter credit.
Use your school email/Google drive and email your entry to
Deadline for entry is January 27, 2023

Carson McCullers Literary Awards:
free to enter; several writing categories; cash prizes.
Use your personal email address to access and upload.
For academic letter credit, send a screenshot of your entry to your English teacher.
Deadline for entry is January 27, 2023
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Ten HHS Students Named All-State in Chorus

Congratulations to the following students for passing their second and final All-State Chorus audition yesterday: Will Farmer, Avery Frost, Mark Harris, Parker Hayen, Gunter Hullander, Caleigh Jackson, Cadin Minjarez, Peyton Reece, Keller Watson, and Maddox Weaver.

Avery Frost and Parker Hayen had a perfect score of 100 on their audition. These students will attend the GMEA All-State Clinic and perform a concert in Athens in February, 2023.
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Countdown to Graduation

Graduation is less than 5 months away for members of the HHS Class of 2023! The graduation ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 25th at 7:30 pm on Jeff Sims Field in Heritage Stadium.

Preparing for graduation:

  • Have you ordered your cap and gown?
  • Have you submitted your senior formal and casual photo to yearbook staff?
  • Order graduation invitations
  • Have you applied to college?
  • Visit the school counseling office for scholarship information & application
  • Have you completed the FAFSA?
  • Join Class of 2023 Google Classroom (code dc2k3vq) for senior activity information

Catoosa County Schools has a new App

CCPS has launched a new app for cell phones. The app is a great way to stay connected and is easy for you to use to keep track of all the great things going on at Heritage High. Click here for download instructions.
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2008-09 Basketball Reunion

The first Heritage Girls Basketball Team (08/09) reunited at HHS on January 13, 2023 and were recognized at the HHS/NW Basketball Game! It was incredible to see these young women and their families back at HHS!