Category Archives: Education

Education: Rome High’s Jaaie Varshney named UGA Foundation Fellow. Latest scholarship offers for Darlington seniors. Big turnout for Unity fund-raising event.

Education: Rome High’s Jaaie Varshney named UGA Foundation Fellow. Latest scholarship offers for Darlington seniors. Big turnout for Unity fund-raising event.

Rome High’s Jaaie Varshney is now a University of Georgia Foundation Fellow, which is the highest academic opportunity the university offers. “Being named as a Foundation Fellow was a very selective scholarship and I fell like it acknowledges all of the hard work I’ve put in while in high school,” Varshney said. “I was leaning… Read more

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Education: Two RHS students are finalists, another an alternate for Governor’s Honors. Darlngton to host 2018 Floyd County Special Olympics. ‘DarFarm’ greenhouse sale today-Friday. Floyd Schools hosts sessions on federal programs. Honors for Model’s yearbook.

Education: Two RHS students are finalists, another an alternate for Governor’s Honors. Darlngton to host 2018 Floyd County Special Olympics. ‘DarFarm’ greenhouse sale today-Friday. Floyd Schools hosts sessions on federal programs. Honors for Model’s yearbook.

Winners of the state-wide Governor’s Honors Program were announced this week. Two Rome High School students were named finalists in the competition and one student was named as an alternate. Finalists will attend a conference on the Berry College campus that runs from mid-June to mid-July. “Just being nominated was a huge honor for me… Read more

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Education: Elaina Beeman of the Rome City School Board elected the Georgia School Boards Association District 7 Director. Floyd County Board of Education meetings this afternoon.

Education: Elaina Beeman of the Rome City School Board elected the Georgia School Boards Association District 7 Director. Floyd County Board of Education meetings this afternoon.

    The Floyd County Board of Education will meet for its regular monthly meeting on today starting at 6 p.m. at the Central Office located at 600 Riverside Parkway. Prior to that meeting, the Board will gather in caucus to preview the meeting agenda at 5 p.m. and will have a closed meeting at… Read more

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Education: Rome City Schools reminds parents of extended instruction days for next two weeks; no change in school hours.

Education: Rome City Schools reminds parents of extended instruction days for next two weeks; no change in school hours.

From Rome City Schools:  We would like to welcome everyone back from Spring Break! Please be reminded of the additional instruction time scheduled for the next two weeks. This extra time for learning will be inserted into normal school hours and will require no time before or after school for these extra lessons. Bus schedules, car rider… Read more

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Education: GNTC receives $10K donation for new lactation consultant program. Chattahoochee Tech honors scholarship recipients including 4 from Bartow.

Education: GNTC receives $10K donation for new lactation consultant program. Chattahoochee Tech honors scholarship recipients including 4 from Bartow.

Media release: Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) recently received a $10,000 donation from the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) Alliance for its new Lactation Consultant program that is being offered on the Gordon County Campus in Calhoun. The new program provides students with clinical experience in the management of lactation, breastfeeding counseling skills, and general… Read more

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Education: GNTC enters into articulation agreement with Dalton State College to offer Health Information Management degree

Education: GNTC enters into articulation agreement with Dalton State College to offer Health Information Management degree

Media release: One of the fastest growing careers in the nation now has two collegiate partners to help provide a properly and powerfully trained workforce here in Northwest Georgia and beyond. On Thursday, Dalton State College (DSC) and Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) entered into a formal articulation agreement involving Health Information Management. “This is a… Read more

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Education: Rome High students write books to help Anna K. Davie Elementary students learn about astronomy

Education: Rome High students write books to help Anna K. Davie Elementary students learn about astronomy

  Media release: Anna K. Davie fourth-grade students were recently visited by Rome High’s CPA astronomy students as part of a program called Authentic Project-Based Learning, high school students wrote, illustrated and printed children’s books used in lessons about the stars. Teachers from Anna K. Davie and Rome High scheduled a time to meet in the… Read more

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Education: Rotary salutes Rome Middle’s ‘Terrific Students.’ More honors for Berry’s Viking Fusion, Campus Carrier.

Education: Rotary salutes Rome Middle’s ‘Terrific Students.’ More honors for Berry’s Viking Fusion, Campus Carrier.

Terrific Students from Rome Middle School were honored last week by the Rome Rotary Club for their excellence in attitude, academic performance and attendance.   Each student received a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card, Rotary Theme Pen and Certificate.  Picture left to right: Emily Johnston, Ava Wilson, Bridgette Guardado and Jordan Jensen. Berry College’s student-run multimedia… Read more

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Education: Floyd County Schools launching online academy this fall; open to 30 students (sixth-12 grades) for the first year.

Education: Floyd County Schools launching online academy this fall; open to 30 students (sixth-12 grades) for the first year.

Media release: In an effort to find solutions for every child in Floyd County, both technological and instructional, Floyd County Schools announces the creation of a new online academy that will start in the 2018-19 school year. By speaking with parents in the community concerned and looking to close the gap for children that don’t fit… Read more

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March for Our Lives: Berry professor joins thousands in Atlanta and across country demanding action on gun violence in schools.

March for Our Lives: Berry professor joins thousands in Atlanta and across country demanding action on gun violence in schools.

Hundreds of thousands of students and parents gathered in Atlanta, Washington D.C. and other cities across the country Saturday as part of the ‘March for Our Lives’ demonstration demanding action against gun violence in the wake of the deadly schools shooting in Parkland, Fl. last month. Berry College Professor Nancy Edwards, also a mother of… Read more

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Education: Honors for Berry College Elementary and Middle School, Rome Middle students in Seventh/Eighth Grade math competition at Berry College. Wrestling the superintendent? Next science cafe from Berry set for Monday.

Education: Honors for Berry College Elementary and Middle School, Rome Middle students in Seventh/Eighth Grade math competition at Berry College. Wrestling the superintendent? Next science cafe from Berry set for Monday.

    The Spring Seventh/Eighth Grade Berry College Mathematics Contest was held at Berry College on Thursday. Fourteen seventh- and eighth-grade teams competed. The top three teams were: First, Heritage Middle School (Catoosa County); second, Berry College Elementary and Middle School; and third,  Rome Middle School. Top individual student winners were: first,  Parker Taylor from Heritage… Read more

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Education: Rome City Schools holds safety meeting this morning. Tech honors for Rome Middle student. Floyd Schools’ food truck Friday returns.

Education: Rome City Schools holds safety meeting this morning. Tech honors for Rome Middle student. Floyd Schools’ food truck Friday returns.

Rome City Schools will hold a “Safety and Security” meeting today at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held in the boardroom of Central Office and should last an hour. Rome High student Cannon Rogers placed first in the Georgia State Technology Competition held March 10 at Middle Georgia College in Macon. He won a $250… Read more

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Education: Students of the Month honored by Noon Optimist Club. Georgia Northwestern hosts SKILLS events.

Education: Students of the Month honored by Noon Optimist Club. Georgia Northwestern hosts SKILLS events.

  The Rome Noon Optimist Club recognized high school “Student of the Month” honorees at its Monday luncheon at State Mutual Stadium. Picture are, seated from left, Josiah Hammond, Armuchee; Jamal Ware, College and Career Academy; Joseph Smyth, Coosa; Ansley McCoy, Darlington; Zariah Clay, Georgia School for the Deaf; standing from left, Ansley Roden, Model;… Read more

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Education: Rome Schools name Dr. Dawn Williams as new assistant superintendent. Floyd County posts survey for feedback on selecting new superintendent.

Education: Rome Schools name Dr. Dawn Williams as new assistant superintendent. Floyd County posts survey for feedback on selecting new superintendent.

  In context: Two weeks after announcing the resignation and reassignment of Dr. Brittney Wilson as assistant superintendent of Rome City Schools, her replacement has been named. Dr. Dawn Williams, currently with the school system, will assume the title on April 2. Wilson, who joined the Rome system last summer, has been reassigned through the… Read more

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