The Georgia superintendent has selected 130 students statewide to serve on his Student Advisory Council with three hailing from the Rome and Floyd County area.
Shorter alumnus Cliff Duren, Worship Pastor at First Baptist Church, Woodstock, will be the featured speaker at Shorter University’s 2019 Christmas on the Hill President’s Gala.
The Georgia State Board of Education has released the graduation rates for the 2018-2019 school year and both the Rome City Schools and Floyd County Schools graduation rate was a 93.3%.
Floyd County Schools announced during Monday night’s board of education meeting that the system has set a maximum price of the new Pepperell Middle School at $21.5 million with hopes of beginning construction later this month.
Customers can now buy gourmet cheeses along with a Berry College sweatshirt when they visit the college’s bookstore which also houses the new Berry Student Enterprises store.
A Model High School teacher is practicing a nontraditional teaching method by eliminating desks to create what she calls a more communicative environment with better input.
Rome City Schools met for their monthly meeting Tuesday night where they recognized a Rome Middle School student for stepping in between a bully and another student during an attack on a school bus.
Rome City Schools will meet Tuesday evening for their monthly board meeting where they will discuss budget amendments, set up training plans for board members and conduct a second reading of six board policies.
For the first time this year Pepperell Elementary students gathered around tables in the lunchroom to share a meal with their mentors during the Leading Ladies and Super Hero Breakfast on Wednesday morning.
In addition to the standard Labor Day holiday on Monday there will be no school on Tuesday as well, as Rome City Schools participates in a Flexible Learning Day.
Ernest Daniel (back) and Ernest Bell (right) grab a tasty treat from Leigh Stallings, a parent volunteer who was helping out at the Main Elementary School during the Donuts with Dads event. School administrators used this time to let dads know how they can help their children succeed in the …
Anthony Holcomb, a fifth-grade student at West End Elementary School, recently received a very special message from someone who shares his love for reading.
Floyd County Schools will roll out more vacation days for non-teaching staff following a discussion on how to improve recruiting and keeping top talent during their August work session.
Area schools boast high Advanced Placement test participation along with high scores according to releases from Floyd County, Darlington and Rome City Schools.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College alumnus and SkillsUSA World Team Welder Ryan Fincher of Cedartown won the Medallion for Excellence at the 2019 WorldSkills Welding Competition – a prestigious international competition that included some of the best welders from around the world – in Ka…
All of Floyd County Schools will dismiss early on Wednesday for the system’s professional development day with each school having a varying dismissal time.
Floyd County Schools summer feeding program was recently honored in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's third annual Turnip the Beet Awards, which recognizes high-quality summer meal programs.
Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy and their career, technical and agricultural education programs have received $498,486 in Federal and State Grant Funds for 2019-2020.
Gordon County Schools was recently notified by Pearson Clinical Assessment that, in March 2019, they became aware that an unauthorized third party gained access to a set of data related to the AIMSweb 1.0 platform, an instructional product that is used by Gordon County Schools.
“Congratulations, you just walked into the crazy world of adult life,” Pepperell Middle School math teacher Tyler Thomas told his students at the beginning of class Thursday morning.
Rome Middle School students Chloe North, Christina Tomlin, Shaymaa Jabara and Haley Major were recognized as Rotary Terrific Students for the month of August during the Rome Rotary meeting on Thursday.
Floyd County Schools is continuing progress on facility projects such as demolishing Pepperell Middle School and completing a new gymnasium for Armuchee High School, taking the projects to the next step.
The University System of Georgia recently released the USG’s total economic impact on the state of Georgia. Of the more than $17 billion reported by the USG as a whole, Georgia Highlands College’s contribution was nearly $180 million.
It’s Grace Watters’ 14th year at Darlington School and she’s the 14th member of her family to attend the prestigious private preparatory school.
Whether keeping better tabs on sex offenders, having students wear ID badges or guarding against another cyber attack, Floyd County Schools is all about safety and security these days.
Floyd County Schools was recently recognized by the Georgia Department of Education for having a high graduation rate for disability students in Fiscal Year 2018.
Floyd County Schools Board of Education will start out the new school year with a full agenda Monday night with topics including safety, awards and academics.
Following the Monday’s support from Rome city commissioners concerning the installation of school zone traffic cameras in front of Rome High School, city school board members held their own discussion on the topic during their meeting this week.
The Rome City Schools system is looking to offer more through its career technology and agricultural education pathways thanks to over $200,000 worth of grants from the state and federal government.
Starting this fall, Georgia Highlands College students can pursue an associate degree in recreation administration at GHC which can be completed in two years for less than $8,000 in tuition and fees.
Rome City School board members approved the first reading of their Fiscal Year 2020 strategic plan on Tuesday night which includes goals set by the board such as increasing diversity in programs, maintaining a safe environment for students and retaining staff.
Rome’s Jah’Lia Evans met with (from left) Rep. Eddie Lumsden, R-Armuchee, Gov. Brian Kemp and Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome, on Tuesday at the Capitol. The rising Rome High junior topped the competition recently at the USA Track and Field Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships to win …
Georgia Northwestern Technical College has named Selena Magnusson of Chickamauga the new vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success and Lisa Shaw of Chatsworth the new vice president of adult education, according to a press release.