When Rome City Schools students return to classes after winter break, they'll be picked up by RCS's own district wide transportation system.
About 20 volunteers rushed to pack food Wednesday for hundreds of families waiting to take home a 50-pound box of groceries at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
Close to 40 young adults walked across the stage to receive their GED diploma Monday, Dec. 9, during the Youth Success Academy graduation held at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Floyd County Campus.
Johnson Elementary School fifth-grader Will Hosford correctly spelled “carnival” and then “kangaroo” to win Floyd County Schools’ District Spelling Bee on Tuesday at the central office.
Rome High School’s Fine Arts Program invites everyone to this year’s Christmas Spectacular “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” The performance features more than 40 Rome High School students taking the stage with song and dance numbers to some holiday classics.
Armuchee Middle School was placed on a lock down on Monday afternoon after the administration was notified of a potential threat. While no credible information was found to corroborate the threat, Principal Chad Moore posted the following message to the school’s Facebook page:
The Rome City Schools board will put new policies on first reading Tuesday concerning student interviews by law enforcement and family visitation.
Rome and Floyd County Schools students were among the 30 high schools representing SkillsUSA Region 1 this past week on the Whitfield County campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
School board members from Floyd County and Rome City Schools attended a gathering of school boards across the state this week in Atlanta, and each reported back that they learned a lot to bring back to their respective districts. Here’s what happened.
Students and businesses have collected 81,241 cans for the 37th annual Can-a-thon — short of the 100,000 can goal so far. But the group is still picking up cans next week from businesses and schools, so there’s hope.
Shorter University President Don Dowless (left) presents keynote speaker Cliff Duren with a proclamation recognizing his outstanding service to the kingdom of Christ. Cliff, a 2001 Shorter graduate, is a three-time Dove Award winner who serves as Worship Pastor at First Baptist Church of Woodstock.
Friday is the annual Can-A-Thon — when students from Rome City and Floyd County schools collect thousands of cans to help The Salvation Army fight food insecurity in the Floyd County area.
After more than 10 years in the making, the public will finally get a sneak peek of the restoration of the old first grade building at the Fairview School in Cave Spring on Saturday.
All students, teachers, parents, administrators and community stakeholders were encouraged to dine in with their family on Tuesday.
After hearing frustrations from different principals and academic interventionists, Floyd County Schools ended a program that allowed students who were failing their classes to repair their grades later on in the year.
Nearly 100 outstanding freshman have been named to Jacksonville State University's prestigious leadership program for new students, the Freshman Forum. They include
Rome City Schools board members went over student programs and policies Tuesday as part of their annual retreat, held at the Waverly Hotel in Atlanta.
It’s not unheard of — a kid shows up to school on a cold day and they don’t own a coat. Or another kid has worn the same clothes for several days in a row.
Student of the Semester honorees selected by their respective school’s staff and faculty were recognized by the Noon Optimist Club at its Monday meeting at the Three Rivers Restaurant in Rome Braves Stadium. Flanked by the program co-chairpersons, Jenny Reeber, left, and Priscilla Watkins, t…
The College Guidance Office announces the following college scholarships reported between Nov. 1 and Dec. 1:
Floyd County fifth-grade Kaleidoscope students recently traveled to the Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island to participate in an environmental education program. The program is customized with specific objectives requested by visiting groups. Kaleidoscope students experienced shark dissection,…
With the fall semester winding down and the holiday season approaching, Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Food Pantry has seen a growing number of students stop by to receive food items ranging from everyday necessities to breakfast foods.
After 90-hours of carefully constructing his 15th gingerbread display, Chef Greg Paulson, Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s director and instructor of the Culinary Arts program, put the final touches on his gingerbread replica of the Woodlee Building before moving it to its final dest…
Healthcare science students at Rome Middle School were able to get an up-close look at heart disease and the effects different problems have on a real human heart.
The students at the Floyd County College and Career Academy brought a burst of smiles to the Exchange Club of Rome’s monthly meeting on Friday.
Four outstanding Rome Middle School students were honored by the Rome Rotary Club as Terrific Students for the month of November. From left are Kaylei Dodd, Linda Hernandez-Pu, Sheyla Sanchez-Lopez and Brian Garcia-Juarez.
Following a yearly tradition in Floyd County Schools, Coosa High School held its annual Thanksgiving lunch prepared by the nutrition staff at the school.
As part of his senior project, Coosa High School student Judson Wilson has organized a blood drive for the community on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at KC’s Food Store, 10 Rome Road in Cave Spring.
Fifty years ago, Evelyn Hamilton and Beverly Smith graduated from Berry College — becoming the school’s first African American graduates. Their achievement and success was celebrated at a Trailblazer Gala Saturday hosted by Berry College’s African American Alumni Chapter.
Superintendent Jeff Wilson acknowledged the Floyd County school system is at a “new low” with bus drivers, and it is being attributed to a number of factors.
Dental hygiene students are not only learning in the classroom but also taking their newfound skills into the community through service learning initiatives. These opportunities help Georgia Highlands College students gain hands-on experience in the field while also promoting oral health.
As the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump plays out on Capitol Hill, two government professors at Berry College are hosting a free panel discussion to provide historical and constitutional context to the events.