Education

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Model Elementary School kicked off the first day of fall on Saturday with a 3.1-mile fundraising race, raising around $2,000 in pre-registration fees that will fund student activities at the school.

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A groundbreaking for The Spires at Berry College has been set for Oct. 19, since reservation deposits for more than 70 percent of the planned units of the continuing care retirement community have been received, according to a news release. 

Loud echoes of “cool” and “wow” could be heard throughout the bubble, as second graders at West End Elementary saw interactive images in the Star Lab. The exhibit showed students about the phases of the moon and the importance of the sun to Earth and was presented by the Georgia Youth Scienc…

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The Armuchee community is invited to a public meeting Monday at the high school, where the latest plans for the construction of a new gym will be shared.

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Coosa High School senior Brady Jacobs will join more than a 100 Georgia students in serving on this year’s Student Advisory Council, according to a news release from the state Department of Education.

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One of the many opportunities offered to students at Rome High School is the Volunteen Program operated through Floyd Medical Center’s Volunteer Services Department. The summer program hosts a handful of Rome High School students each summer, giving them knowledge of hospital departments and…

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The Blue Devil Duck Dash returns to Model Elementary for its second year later this month, and Principal Aimee Hays hopes the 3.1-mile obstacle race draws wide community attendance to benefit the school’s PBIS program.

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The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, along with the Innovation Fund Foundation, announced Floyd County Schools as one of four Community Partnership Grant award winners on Wednesday.

Rome Middle School Terrific Kids were recognized last Thursday by the Rome Rotary Club. This year, one student from each department is chosen based on attitude and enthusiasm, determination and effort as well as attendance. Each student received a framed certificate, a $25 Barnes and Noble g…

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If Floyd County Schools moves forward with building a new Pepperell Middle on the current site of the school, the school system still faces a higher than estimated project cost as construction costs continue to rise.

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Pepperell High will be the first site of planned pop-up food markets, where families can receive about 50 pounds of free food.

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The number of career pathways offered at the planned college and career academy at Rome High School has been set at 25, following a lengthy review process which included student surveys and assessments along with an assessment of local industry needs.

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Rome Board of Education members approved a new memorandum of understanding with its two partners in the South Rome Early Learning Center on Tuesday, after months of negotiations.

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The Rome Board of Education will consider approving a memorandum of understanding with its partners in the South Rome Early Learning Center during its regular meeting tonight.