Bear Tracks

Gear Up Week proclaimed in district

Gear Up Week proclaimed in district

September 23, 2019

Harlan County Superintendent Brent Roark signed a proclamation earlier today to designate September 23-27 as Gear Up Week in the Harlan County School District. The proclamation is part of a national Gear Up awareness campaign to promote the importance of planning for college and career opportunities...

HCHS student council meets

HCHS student council meets

September 13, 2019

The Superintendent’s Student Council at Harlan County High School met Friday to review applications and resumes from fellow students seeking to become members of the 2019-2020 panel. The council will meet again next Friday to begin their work for the school year.

Welcome to HCHS

Welcome to HCHS

August 23, 2019

Harlan County High School Link Crew leaders Emily Sizemore and Brandy Collett took a selfie with a group of freshmen during the Freshman Orientation program earlier this month. The Link Crew is a group of HCHS seniors, sponsored by the Gear Up program, who help freshmen make the transition to high...

Lewis brings passion for golf as new HCHS coach

John Henson, Black Bears advisor

August 20, 2019

Greg Lewis grew up as a baseball player, at least until a shoulder injury in college derailed his career. He found golf at that point and has never turned back. Lewis is working to introduce the sport to others as the new golf coach at Harlan County High School. “I fell in love with the game,”...

HCHS Link Crew helps freshmen make transition

HCHS Link Crew helps freshmen make transition

August 14, 2019

Easing the transition from middle school to high school is the focus of the Harlan County High School Link Crew, which began preparations for its fourth year of existence with training last week at the high school. “I’m so excited to be a part of Link Crew this year,” said Ally Alred. “I remember...

Ashley wins season-opening tourney

Ashley wins season-opening tourney

August 14, 2019

Caleb Ashley opened his senior golf season in memorable fashion Monday by winning the season-opening tournament at the Wasioto Winds golf course in Pineville. Ashley shot a three-under par 33 to defeat Bell County’s Andrew Caldwell by four strokes. Middlesboro's Tyler Harris was third with a 38...

Hall gets glimpse of Naval Academy life

Hall gets glimpse of Naval Academy life

October 10, 2018

Cody Hall made a trip into his future this summer. Hall was selected for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar held on the Annapolis, MD, campus for a week in June. “I learned about military discipline and the dedication it takes to be a part of the military,” said Hall. He described his summer...

Harlan County NHS induction

Harlan County NHS induction

October 10, 2018

Harlan County High School held a formal induction ceremony for new members of the National Honor Society on Oct. 3. The National Honor Society is a nationally recognized service organization for those students who have a GPA of 3.5 or better, have had no discipline issues and are not truant. Each member...

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