Some sixth-graders at West End decided they wanted to help change the world this year.
Each year the One Book Many Voices committee chooses a book that fosters a community-wide initiative that seeks to encourage literacy, promote discussion and build community through reading.
Editor’s note: The list of the winners of the tech competitions for each school system will run in Wednesday’s Rome News-Tribune, inside the Young Romans section.
The media center at Anna K. Davie Elementary was rocking Friday morning, as motivational speaker Justin Tutt inspired students with chants of encouragement during a workshop.
Rome High drama students are putting a twist on Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic by injecting a fairy-tale touch into each role, especially with the Big Bad Wolf playing as the formidable Ebenezer Scrooge.
The Pepperell Middle School eighth grade Chorus will be marching and singing with a mass youth choir from across the nation in the nationally televised Nashville Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 2. The parade will take place in downtown Nashville beginning at 8:30 am EST.
Darlington School will officially welcome the holidays this year with the 34th annual Festival of Lessons & Carols, which returns to Morris Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. The free event is open to the public and sponsored by the Darlington “Y” Cabinet, and will be led primarily by …
The Phoenix Performance Learning Center, a non-traditional high school within Rome City Schools, was named as the first-place winner in the Georgia School Boards Association student video contest recently, winning a $1,000 prize.
Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential. Now in its 37th year, the Talent Search…
This week, a team of seventh-graders focused their language study on cross-cultural similarities and differences in the way Halloween is celebrated in the South American country of Colombia and the U.S. Here is what they shared for The Spanish Spotlight:
Dedicated students competed recently for the opportunity to go to school during the summer. Fifteen of Floyd County Schools’ top students were selected to advance in the Governor’s Honors Program selection process and will interview at the state level for an opportunity to participate in the…
Every day, a different young artist's artwork is featured on the front page of the Rome News-Tribune. Here is a gallery of young artist images from September's front pages.
A Coosa High School senior has been selected out of a pool of more than 1,500 students across the state to serve on this school year’s state Student Advisory Council.
As she stood looking over the 12-by-12-foot board, strategizing the movements of the giant chess pieces with her two teammates, 10-year-old Ansley Combs determined that she had never played the game like this before.
Wide eyes and big smiles filled the Payless Shoe Store on Saturday morning as 50 students picked out their very own pair of shoes.
Whit Molnar’s lemonade stand was originally conceived of as a mother’s way of teaching her son that money doesn’t grow on trees. But six years down the road, the lesson the 10-year-old has learned is that offering some cold lemonade on a summer day can do a whole lot for those who have little.
In a show of their dedication to the newly formed show choir at Rome High School, over two dozen students sang and danced in the sweltering East Central Elementary gym Friday, as part of the initial practices of Grand Finale’s inaugural year.
Matthew Shoaf has been to three Metallica concerts since he was born, but the last concert, which was held at SunTrust Park two weeks ago, made a lasting impression on the 12-year-old that is not likely to leave his memory anytime soon.
While other youngsters attend summer camps where they go on field trips or play outdoor games, 16 kids in the Rome Kids Code Camp at Georgia Highlands College are being introduced to the 21st century skills that just may land them a job one day.
Trying to bake without knowing how to read results in salty cookies, said Michael Rios, a West End Elementary student.
A group of 22 teenagers and parents took to Richard B. Russell Regional Airport on Saturday to gain the driving skills that could one day save a life.
Morgan Padgett, a 2017 Honor Graduate from Rome High School, has won the State of Georgia Exchange Club American Citizenship speech contest. The contest was held at the 92nd annual Georgia District Exchange Club convention in Valdosta.
The Rome-Floyd County Library’s summer reading program returns today with goody bags for the first 1,000 people, and an all new way for participants to register.
Inside the sweltering West Central Elementary School gym Friday, the deafening chant of, “Let’s go teachers, let’s go,” was shouted by students as foam balls flew across the gym in a final match of coneball.
Kids don’t always get a chance to climb through the back of a police car or try on a worn Georgia Bulldogs football helmet, but on Friday, that’s exactly what Alto Park Elementary School students got to do.
A teacher and his students are on a mission to preserve the personal histories of Lindale residents and former mill workers through a school project.
The Unity Christian School drama department held their first production of “A Night on Broadway” on Thursday and Friday nights at Northside Church in Armuchee.
It’s not often that one gets over 450 teenagers to sit quietly. But when you have a past like Holocaust survivor Hershel Greenblat, who spoke Tuesday afternoon in the Rome Middle School gym, it’s impossible to be anything but speechless.