An EnVision Center established by the Northwest Georgia Housing Authority is really taking off in Rome, the new coordinator told members of the housing authority Wednesday.
Brylen Cantrell, a graduating senior at Model High School, has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2020.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is proud to announce the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2019 fall semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, the student must maintain a GPA of 3.8 or higher during the semester with a course load of at least 12 credit hour…
Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the fall 2019 President’s List and Dean’s List. To achieve President’s List status, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and attain a minimum of nine semester hours of credit. To make Dean’s List, students must complete a mini…
The Rome City school board will have a four-hour work session on Tuesday to discuss several topics — including a likely change to how they evaluate the school system’s superintendent.
Fifth grade students at Alto Park Elementary got to see their World War II education come to life on Friday when they got a visit from three members of the American Rosie the Riveter Association.
In an effort to get full participation in the 2020 census here in Floyd County, many subcommittees have been formed under the county’s Complete Count Committee. One of those subcommittees focuses on school efforts to make sure families are informed about the 2020 count.
Faculty and staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College have nominated seven of their peer instructors for the Rick Perkins Award of Excellence in Technical Instruction competition.
Four Georgia Northwestern Technical College students have been selected as the college’s semifinalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, according to Trish Wiggins, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program.
Sherry Childs says she’s excited about everything going on in fine arts within the Floyd County school system.
East Central Elementary has been recognized by the National Association of Elementary and Secondary Education Act State Program Administrators as a distinguished school.
Romans have a rare chance to see two local, award-winning show choirs perform before they begin the 2020 competition season. On Monday, Jan. 27, at the Rome City Auditorium, the Rome High School and Rome Middle School show choirs will take the stage and preview their shows for the 2020 season.
Kerri Hammond, wife of the executive director of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, will be the featured speaker at Shorter University’s fourth annual Little Black Dress Tea on Saturday, Feb. 22.
The Rome City Schools board of education unanimously elected to keep Chair Faith Collins in her role for another year at the monthly meeting Tuesday. Collins has served on the board since 2001 and has been the chair since 2016.
The Coosa 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, Jan. 10.
The Rome City School Board is set to elect board officers at the next school board meeting which will take place at the RCS Central office at 508 E. Second St. on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
For the second straight year, Anna K. Davie Elementary found itself on the Georgia Department of Education’s Turnaround Eligible list due to low CCRPI Scores.
MAP testing is set to begin for Floyd County Schools next week and Superintendent Jeff Wilson says the best thing students can do to prepare is get a good night’s rest and eat a decent breakfast in the morning.
“I tried to prepare for our spelling bee by practicing my vocabulary words and practicing a list of words we were given before the competition. I practiced at least once every day,” Jones said. “I wanted to try and keep the words fresh in my mind, and I knew the practice would help. I also r…
Officials are hoping to get a policy regarding law enforcement and its role in Rome City Schools to first reading by the Jan. 14 school board meeting.
At the request of local pastors, Floyd County and Rome City school officials worked together to try to get their spring and fall breaks to align this year.
As a new year gets underway at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, two new administrators have come aboard to oversee Academic Affairs at the college as well as its Foundation.
Floyd County Schools just completed the construction of the new gym at Armuchee High School, a $10 million project according to Superintendent Jeff Wilson. While members of the Armuchee community are excited about the new gym, he said, the work is far from over.
Pepperell High School’s Teens in the Driver Seat chapter attended the Teens in the Driver Seat Summit 2019 held in San Marcos, Texas, in December.
Pepperell High School is proud to announce the receipt of a $6,500 Students Against Destructive Decisions grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
The closure of Plant Hammond is going to deal a large blow to the Floyd County Schools budget. According to Superintendent Jeff Wilson the system is expecting to lose at least $2.5 million.
Model Middle School was recognized by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement in the highest-performing or greatest gains school awards for 2019.
While his fellow graduates were walking across the stage in December, Dusty Powell was driving through Oklahoma on his way to the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, where he would begin work the following week.
When Ouida Word Dickey came to Berry College in 1946, school officials had no idea they would come to know a woman who would champion every acre of the college.
For over 30 years, children who went to Rome City Schools hopped on a white Rome Transit Department bus to get to school.
Originally, speed cameras were expected to be installed by the end of the year near Rome High School but officials said a few contract issues have slowed the process down.
After his retirement this last April, Pete McDonald entrusted his second in command at Georgia Northwestern Technical College to take his place.
Serious financial difficulties led the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to place Shorter University on notice this year.
The Floyd County College and Career Academy’s On The Job Training class is selling flip-top benches. The money will go back to the academy for student resources and field trips. The hope is to get the orders ready by Spring, but orders can be made now.