Education

Students throughout the Rome City school district celebrated Black History Month recently, decorating classroom doors and even holding a Black History Month Showcase.

Cindy Mendoza may be the first person in her family to go to college and she may be starting a little later in life than some, but that hasn’t stopped her from holding down a nearly perfect 4.0 GPA, working as the vice president for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and earning her degree in bi…

Elm Street students participated in STEAM night hosted by the Creative Discovery Museum of Chattanooga. STEAM - an acronym for science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics - emphasizes integrated learning that touches all of the programs.

Rome City Schools Board of Education meets tonight for their second board meeting of the year where they plan to make liaison appointments and go over other regular agenda items.

All four Floyd County high schools were among a select group of high schools across the state honored by State School Superintendent Richard Woods last week as he announced the 2019 Advanced Placement Honor Schools. Armuchee High, Model High, and Pepperell High were all honored as AP Challen…

Jon Babul, Vice President of Basketball Development with the Atlanta Hawks, recently shared insights from his professional journey in the world of athletics with students at Shorter University. The standing-room-only event drew 98 students plus a number of faculty and staff.

Parents, siblings and families all gathered together in the City Auditorium on Tuesday to celebrate their students at West End Elementary School’s outstanding achievements during the first semester. The school's principal, Dennis Drummond, began the program by announcing what students in thi…

Kevin Kilpatrick (from left), Evan Poole, Cailee Brown, Jason Self and Aubry Janoss at Second Avenue Baptist Church's movie day with all the fixin's for East Central kindergarten, first, second or third grade students who showed Positive attitudes, Acted responsibly, Worked hard and Showed r…

From strong men and ballerinas to puppies, lions and tigers, St. Mary's students performed in the greatest show on Earth on Friday for family and friends. 

West End Elementary School recently released the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year. Categories included "all A's" and "all A's and B's."   

University of Alabama's Nick Saban visited Darlington School today to talk with Tigers Head Football Coach Tommy Atha during a recruiting trip to Georgia. / Darlington photo

The Armuchee High Academic Decathlon team was crowned champions in the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon competition held at the Floyd County Board of Education central office on Friday. Alexander Hammond of Model High was the highest scoring individual participant this year with 3,754…

Expressing ideas through visual art is celebrated and cherished among the citizens of Rome and Floyd County. Students of all ages have once again spent their class time well, creating a diverse collection of artwork to express themselves. The annual exhibit of student interpretations will be…

Students in grades 6-12 are recognized based on their grade average for the semester, as follows: Headmaster's List, 95 or higher average with no grade below 90; Director’s List, 90 or higher average with no grade below 85. Grades for students in Honors or Advanced Placement courses are weig…

Rome City Schools had a full agenda Tuesday night for their first board meeting of the calendar year which included naming an interim principal for Anna K. Davie, school recognition, approval on amending the Strategic Waiver School System contract and approved for system to use the building …

Rome City Schools will be holding their first board meeting of the calendar year tonight where they will be choosing a chair and vice chair for the 2019 year as well as attend to usual board items.

West Central students enjoyed a trip recently to the RFPRA Gymnastics Center. Students who were respectful and had happy faces of their folders were able to attend this event as part of the school's PBIS reward system.