Education

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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.

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Rome Middle School’s Future Farmers of America Chapter received the recognition of becoming a National Three Star Chapter recently. This designation shows that Rome Middle School is in the top 10 percent of FFA chapters in the country.

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Floyd County Schools had 54 students earn AP Scholar Awards for their performance on AP exams last school year, according to a roster released by the College Board.

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The time of year has come to start gearing up for back-to-school. While shopping for school supplies, completing registration forms and readying for a stricter schedule, Anna K. Davie Principal Clifton Nicholson has a few helpful reminders for parents and students who are excited about start…

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Armuchee Middle School student Marissa Kimple will have some pretty interesting stories to share about her summer as she enters seventh grade this week, after attending Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Don Tinnan moved the skillet over the open burner, shifting the ingredients for chicken mole it held. A smile adorned his face as he prepared his cooking assignment for a Mexican meal he and his fellow students in the Georgia Northwestern Technical College culinary arts program were readying…

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For the upcoming school year, North Heights Elementary School will welcome a new principal, Wesley Styles. Styles is very excited for the upcoming school year, as he has prepared numerous tips for parents as they get ready to help their children transition back into learning.

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Finishing the school year can feel like a wonderful accomplishment. Preparing for a summer vacation is a well-deserved reward for a year of hard work. Maintaining the mentality of learning and continuing education during the summer can be difficult. Eric Holland, Principal for Rome High Scho…

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Seventeen Georgia Northwestern Technical College students will put their skills to the test against the best in the nation this week. GNTC’s SkillsUSA Team is competing in the National SkillsUSA competition held during the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky thr…

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The Floyd County Board of Education approved a $116.2 million budget for Fiscal Year 2019 on Thursday morning, along with finalizing the contract for new Superintendent Jeff Wilson.

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On Tuesday Rome City Schools’ Superintendent Louis Byars, RCS School Board Members, Central Office staff, school faculty and members of the community met in the Central Office board room to discuss ways to keep schools safe and secure.

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Education is the big winner for students in Rome and Floyd County over the first 19 years of the Georgia lottery. The program has doled out more than 25,600 HOPE scholarships and grants to Floyd County students as well as providing pre-kindergarten classrooms for more than 16,900 toddlers.