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.
This week marks a celebration of the colorful, wacky world of Dr. Seuss as area schools participate in Read Across America with multiple activities.
After twelve dreaded dings of the elimination bell, only two District One Spelling Bee contenders remained front and center in the Lakeland Auditorium at Georgia Highlands College on Saturday morning.
There were not a lot of dry eyes in the Palladium, home of the Rome Exchange Club, when Coosa High senior Fernando Guzman told civic club members on Friday, “I was supposed to be dead six months ago.”
West End fifth-graders got a little taste of how it feels to train like an NFL football player as they spent an hour going through the Atlanta Falcons Junior Training Camp.
Joyful noise could be heard through the South Rome Early Learning Center hallway at Anna K. Davie as the center’s students participated in their weekly Kindermusik class Thursday.
It’s a “bucket list” play for Darlington School’s theater director Shelley Daniel, who says “Once on This Island” has something for everyone.
After 20 rounds and more than an hour of competition, Kathy Truong, West Central Elementary sixth-grader, won the 2017 Rome City Schools Spelling Bee.
The crowd on Darlington School’s Chapel Lawn was loud and proud as they cheered their teammates on to victory in a rather challenging eating contest.
When Santa shows up at Pepperell Primary, he definitely feels loved, even if “the kids bombard him,” said Assistant Principal Courtney Hampton.
Several students at Model Elementary School got personalized stylist service Monday as they went to Seven Hills Salon & Spa to get haircuts.