Kids from Floyd County Schools, Rome City Schools and area private schools got to come together over the past week and participate in a special gifted enrichment program at Berry College.
ATLANTA — The University System Board of Regents Thursday selected a top administrator at Georgia Washington University in the nation’s capital as sole finalist for president of Georgia State University.
For some gifted students at Rome City Schools, classes don’t end in mid-May. They continue into the summer through the school system’s Young Scholars program.
After nearly 30 years at Georgia Highlands College, David Mathis announced plans to retire on August 31 as the director of athletics. GHC has appointed Brandan Harrell to serve as the new director of athletics starting September.
Berry College has purchased the old Sunrise Inn & Suites motel adjacent to Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum. The college plans to completely renovate and refurbish it as a new housing complex for upper-level students. Oak Hill Residences will be the new name.
The US Forest Service is looking for young folks who love the outdoors to become NextGen Ambassadors. The program offers training in outdoor skills, stewardship and leadership.
Eight seniors from across the Floyd County school system were recognized for their Project SEARCH internships at Redmond Regional Hospital Tuesday afternoon.
Pepperell High School Principal Jamey Alcorn has been named the executive director of student services and operations for Floyd County Schools, effective July 1.
The Puryear Detachment, Marine Corps League, has awarded $1,000 college scholarships to two area students. Isabella Warner, shown above with Detachment commandant Mike Hester, right, and Senior Vice Commandant Jerry Curtis, received the Sam and Mae Byrd scholarship, and will be attending Geo…
The Rome Noon Optimist Club’s Student of the Semester program honors area Middle School students selected by faculty and staff for their scholarship and extracurricular contributions. (Seated from left) Caroline Fletcher of Armuchee, Mason White of Coosa and Allie Robinson of Darlington. (St…
Lisa Russell, assistant dean of Dual Enrollment at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, has received her second nomination for Georgia Author of the Year in the history category for her newest book, “Lost Mill Towns of North Georgia.”
Angel Laramie has been named the 2021 Darlington STAR Student and she selected Al Shorey, chairman of the math department, as her STAR Teacher. Both were honored by Georgia Rep. Katie Dempsey at Honors Day on May 14.
A graduation rate that has jumped dramatically over the last five years is one of the things Don Green is proud of as he leaves Georgia Highlands College at the end of June.
Two Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy seniors commit to full-time jobs at Carlsen Precision Manufacturing. Pictured with Christopher Youngblood of Pepperell High (center left) and J.J. Evans of Georgia School for the Deaf (center right) are Carlsen General Manager Ben Larsen an…
The elevator is working and the ceiling tiles are installed as construction continues on the new Pepperell Middle School building.
Cheers erupted from the audience as pre-K and kindergarten students from West End Elementary School traversed the aisles of the Rome City Auditorium in the run-up to the school’s annual Kindergarten Circus.
The Rome City Schools will continue a series of meetings across the district next week to discuss how an increase in student growth is going to force the school system make some tough facilities choices in the near future.
After growing up in Rome and attending Georgia School for the Deaf from the ages of 5 to 18, valedictorian Jacquline Williams is excited to venture out of her comfort zone and start the next chapter of her life in Rochester, New York, this fall.
The Rome school system is holding a series of public hearings concerning the potential for a new middle school, after seeing over a 10% growth in the school’s population through the past several years.
For Lamin Kuyateh, attending Georgia Highlands College was both a milestone in his academic career and a gateway for engaging and learning about American culture.
ATLANTA — The University System of Georgia Board of Regents will hire a second search firm to help choose a successor to retiring system Chancellor Steve Wrigley.
The Rome City Schools Board of Education approved on Tuesday the appointments of Kristin Hall and Anthony Whatley to the assistant principal positions at Rome Middle School. Hall will still teach math at the middle school for half of the day with the remainder as an administrator.
Model High senior Sarah Margaret Carver, pictured with her mother, Sarah, and brother, Lance, committed to continuing her education and fine arts career at Young Harris College.
The schedule for Rome High School students will change for the rest of the year as the school system prepares to transition to block scheduling.
The Rome school board will conduct first readings Tuesday of the fiscal year 2022 budget as well as several policy changes, including public participation in board meetings.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Marketing Management student Stephanie Kuhrt was named a 2021 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership finalist and Jeremiah Cooper, program director and instructor of Welding and Joining Technology, was selected as a 2021 Rick Perkins Instructor of the…
Darlington School honored outstanding faculty and staff members at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner, hosted by the board of trustees on May 6.
Across the state this week, local school systems hosted their own Georgia Future Educators Signing Day.
Gary Jones and his challenge students at East Central Elementary planned the entire sixth grade dance to include activities on the playground and keeping everyone engaged. The students also donated 40% of their proceeds to the Ruth and Naomi House, a local women and children’s shelter.
Jung Ho “Justin” Shin of Bremen High School and Caleb Alexander McFarland of Calhoun High have been chosen as the District One Professional Association of Georgia Educators STAR students for 2021.