Where does food come from and how does it make its way to my plate? Today's children don't always know the answer to this question as families have transitioned away from farm life to suburban living. A grant that funds innovation will provide an answer for children at Cave Spring, Garden La…
Photography by Shorter University Assistant Professor of French and English Fabrice Poussin is on sale through Friday, March 24, in Shorter’s Fitton Student Union. The fundraiser will benefit the Department of English, Modern Languages and Liberal Arts and will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.…
After a combined 65 years of service, Reba Barnes, Theresa Dulaney and Raymond Murray will retire from Darlington School at the end of the current school year.
While the new Main Elementary School would be a major project for Rome City Schools, the system has several other additions and expansions they would like to make.
Many students and staff will miss the principal with “a heart for middle school,” after Greg Christian — longtime leader of Rome Middle School — retires this year on June 30.
Armuchee Elementary avenged a tight second place finish last year to win the 2017 Academic Quiz Bowl. Armuchee finished only five points behind last year's winner Model Elementary but the team put that heartbreaking runner-up finish behind them to pull away and win the 15th annual Academic Q…
Two Berry College students who created software that prints 3-D prosthetic hands recently won a “pitch” contest and are headed to Nashville.
The Coosa High School team and individual team members scored success at the Georgia Academic Decathlon held recently at Berkmar High School in Gwinnett County. The Coosa team outscored 18 other schools - including several larger high schools - to place second in the Georgia Academic Decathl…
The Floyd County Board of Education will get a change of scenery during their meeting today as they take a tour of Coosa High School’s new auditorium and gymnasium.
After 60 percent of Georgia voters said “no” in November to a statewide constitutional amendment creating a process to take over failing schools, legislators are now working on a new plan to deal with struggling schools.
Polk County Board of Education members voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Superintendent Darrell Wetherington on Thursday during a special called meeting.
All Shorter University classes and activities are cancelled for all campuses beginning at 3 p.m. today and continuing through the remainder of the evening.
Rome High has been named an AP Merit school, which means at least 20 percent of the students population at Rome High is taking AP exams and at least 50 percent of those earn a score of 3 or higher on the test.
Pepperell High School students offered a relatively simple recommendation on how to make Rockmart Highway safer: Install rumble strips to let drivers know when they cross the centerline.
Darlington fourth-graders meandered through the McCallie-Kennedy Library on Tuesday, learning about the history of the Olympic Games while completing a quiz designed by upper school students.
Berry College’s two-year partnership with Floyd County math and science teachers has resulted in measurable increases of teacher content knowledge, officials say.
Rome Board of Education members will hear several presentations tonight, including one about West End Elementary, one about the system’s Black History Month activities and about school calendars.
The Kindergarten Screening Day for the Class of 2030 in Floyd County Schools has been scheduled on Thursday, March 16, from noon until 6 p.m. To be a part of this fall's kindergarten class a child must be five-years-old on or before September 1, 2017. A registration packet is available at ea…
Response to a proposal by Rome City Schools’ officials to combine Main and North Heights was positive, but community members did have a few questions.
Tim Hensley, assistant to the superintendent of Floyd County Schools, said Model and Coosa High School students are back in class after police checked the buildings. Students were evacuated from both schools after a bomb threat made through a recorded voice message around noon.
Technology managed to bring two cultures together and add to a lesson recently, as a middle school Spanish class not only had the opportunity to work with a native Spanish speaker, but also to learn about Cuba’s traditions and history from a woman living in the country.
Tessa Knowles, a Model Middle School student, won the Floyd County Schools spelling bee this morning, held at the school system's central office. Her final words were "petrifying" and "boulevards." Armuchee Middle's Matthew Campbell was the runner-up. He was stumped on "stratagems."
UPDATE: A lawsuit filed against Floyd County Schools is asking that an appeals process to an impartial third party be adopted for system educators facing dismissal.According to documents from Craig Goodmark, attorney for the plaintiffs in the case, current Floyd County educator Ronda Ware, t…
The Floyd County Board of Education will discuss the system’s strategic plan, as well as resolutions to make improvements to one school and purchase extra property at another during today’s meeting.
The field for Rome City Schools’ new leader has narrowed to two candidates: the system’s current interim superintendent and an assistant superintendent from Henry County Schools.
Making a quality, four-year degree program affordable to students across Northwest Georgia is the top priority for Georgia Highlands College President Donald Green.
Every school in Rome and Floyd County now ranks either at average or above average as far as providing a safe, positive environment for students, according to the school climate ratings recently released by the Georgia Department of Education.
Rome City Schools officials are making a move they hope will greatly improve not just their athletic programs across the board, but also every facet of the system.
Glenwood Primary School has been recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School. Common Sense is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology.
Update: Berry College and Shorter University to have classes as normal Monday. Berry's Child Development Center will be closed. Darlington School has delayed its opening until 9:30 a.m.
Wolf Cub Creations opened shop Thursday to crowds of approving kindergartners and second-graders, but Friday was the first-graders’ chance to peruse the student-made offerings.
Rome Board of Education members are scheduled to recognize student achievers — from a 6-year-old golf champion to video contest winners to state championship winning football players — during tonight’s meeting.
Legos have been used by children to build a lot of interesting construction projects over the years but a Floyd County teacher is hoping to use the kid's building toy to forge the gulf between the people of the United States and Cuba. The Legos would not form a physical bridge to the island …
Both the Rome and Floyd County school systems scored lower than the state average on the College and Career Ready Performance Index, but several individual schools showed improvement, according to 2015-2016 school year data released by the Georgia Department of Education on Thursday.