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Student and faculty achievement will be recognized at the Rome City Schools Board of Education Meeting tonight as there will be special recognition of a presidential award finalist, high CCRPI scores and spot-light on a RCS elementary school.

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East Central fitness program raises $12,000

With more than 30 Academy Awards and a trove of beloved characters such as Woody and Buzz Lightyear to his name, Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull will speak about creativity on Feb. 21, 2019, for the Berry College Shatto Lecture Series.

The sixth-grade Running Club initiated the Color Run by demonstrating a lap around the course.After the test run, West End’s Pre-K and kindergarten students took their starting places, kicking off the first lap of the color run with a bang. “We host the Color Run to raise money for our Paren…

The Floyd Board of Education will meet tonight following the groundbreaking of the new Armuchee High School gym at 4:30 p.m.; the caucus will be held at 5 p.m. in the Armuchee High School's data room followed by the regular meeting in the media center.

Shorter University’s School of Fine and Performing Arts is hosting the statewide competition for the National Association of Teachers of Singing this Thursday through Saturday. More than 600 individuals have gathered at Shorter’s campus for the event, including 437 students who are competed …

Apple has named Darlington an Apple Distinguished School for 2018–2021, recognizing the school for its commitment to teaching students technology skills to solve real-world problems as an integrated part of its curriculum.

South Rome Early Learning Center, which holds a Three-Star Rating from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, the highest indicator of quality preschool programs in the state, is now partnering with the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program to award scholarships to families with stude…

College Broadcasters, Inc., College Media Association, and Editor & Publisher’s annual EPPY Awards recently recognized Berry College’s student-run multimedia website, Viking Fusion, and Department of Communication students in four national competitions.

The House Study Committee on School Security will hold its third session today at 10 a.m. in Atlanta, but the proceedings also can be viewed online through a Livestream link on the chamber's website.

Elise Tallent is currently a senior at the University of Georgia where she maintains a coveted position in the Redcoat Marching band of UGA. She is an alumni of Rome City Schools, from West End Elementary through Rome High.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College President Pete McDonald has tapped Stephanie Scearce of Woodstock to serve as the school’s vice president of Economic Development. Prior to assuming her new duties Nov. 1, Scearce served as the regional project manager of the Georgia Department of Econo…

Unity Christian School announced the launch of a multi‐phase technology initiative to convert the school’s entire technology interface for both students and faculty.

Rome High School's Technology Student Association Robotics Team and TSA Advisor, Scott Hanson, with their robot they competed with this past weekend at Georgia's Best Robotics Competition. The team won 5th place.

Eric Holland, principal for Rome High School, announced the students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Brianna L. Cadle, Kenta Y. Davis, Nigara Nizamidin, and William Stephenson have been commended in the program. Letters of Commendation from the school and National Merit Schol…

Over 850 students at the school qualified for an afternoon of fun and an ice cream social. To attend, students had to exhibit positive behavior, complete assignments in class and "be RMS" - be respectful, motivated and safe. This event was part of the schools Positive Behavioral Intervention…

The Rome High School Sound of the Seven Hills competed in a marching competition at Albertville High School in Northeast Alabama Saturday. The Wolves received the highest marks in all categories making them the 2018 Grand Champions of the 6th Annual Northeast Alabama Marching Invitational.

Video games are not a sport in a traditional sense, however esports is new type of activity that brings high school students from across the country together to develop team building skills, communication, as well as coordination; and it is now an official varsity sport at Floyd County Schools.

Darlington School’s website, www.darlingtonschool.org, has a fresh new look. The mobile-first site, which launched this afternoon, is a complete overhaul, including streamlined navigation, new content and more.

Four Rome Middle School students were honored by Rome Rotary as Terrific Students for the month of September. Pictured are Rotary representative Mary Hardin Thornton, RCS counselor Ayanna Clarke-Daniel, Heidi Aguilar Mandujuano, Giselle Perez, Albin Manuel-Mendez, Asma Odeh and Rome Middle S…

A Model High School Junior is being recognized as one of the country’s top performing high school musicians by receiving a place in the National Association for Music Education’s 2018 All-National honor ensemble.

The Coosa High School volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season. This marks the first time CHS has earned the award and is only one of nine girls high school volleyball programs in the state of Georgia to receive the award. …

The Coosa High School volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season. This marks the first time CHS has earned the award and is only one of nine girls high school volleyball programs in the state of Georgia to receive the award. …