Buzz: New student registration for Floyd Schools begins July 9. Rome-Floyd Development Authority calls meeting Tuesday. GNTC students place at national SkillsUSA competition.

Buzz: New student registration for Floyd Schools begins July 9. Rome-Floyd Development Authority calls meeting Tuesday. GNTC students place at national SkillsUSA competition.

New student registration for the 2019–2020 school year will be held at the Floyd County Schools (FCS) Central Office, located at 600 Riverside Parkway, NE, Rome, GA. These new registration dates are for students new to the school system or students who have moved to a new attendance area within the system. Students advancing to a new school in their current attendance area (e.g., a child in the Model School District advancing to Model High School from Model Middle School) would not need to register during this time.

Out of District– Students not enrolled in FCS and living outside of FCS District but within the State of Georgia. AND/OR
New Residents– New students who have moved into FCS district, including upcoming kindergarteners who were not previously screened and enrolled while in Pre-K. Make an appointment with this booking tool here: https://goo.gl/ZJii65

  • July 9: 9 a.m. – Noon
  • July 11: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • July 15: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • July 17: 8 a.m. – Noon

What is needed for registration?

  • Parent or legal guardian must accompany enrolling student
  • Immunization Certificate
  • Eye/ear/dental Certificate
  • Birth Certificate/Social Security Number Card
  • Proof of Residency (a current official utility bill, lease agreement, etc. that shows name and address)
  • Records from previous school, if available

The Rome Floyd County Development Authority is having a specially-called meeting Tuesday, July 2 at 7:30 in the Rome Floyd Chamber boardroom.


Four men in khaki colored uniforms are donning gold medals dangling on a white ribbon around their necks. They are standing outside in front of a fountain.
Your 2019 National Champion TeamWorks squad from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. From left, Jesse Flanagan – Polk County, Gabriel Lopez – Bartow County, Joel Paez – Whitfield County, and Ryan Banks – Whitfield County.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College brings home a championship from the National SkillsUSA Competition in Louisville, KY. Ryan Banks (Whitfield County), Jesse Flanagan (Polk County), Gabriel Lopez (Bartow County), and Joel Paez (Whitfield County) are part of GNTC’s gold-medal winning TeamWorks squad. The team had two days to construct an 8×8 structure with complete masonry, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry details. From plan to completion, GNTC’s TeamWorks entry earned top honors.

Additionally, Gordon County’s Kimberlee Hall earned an eighth place finish nationally in the Practical Nursing category.

Also finalists for GNTC who competed in the national competition this week were Norberto Castaneda (Floyd County) – Industrial Control Motors, Brandon Neighbors (Catoosa County) – Automotive Service Technology, and Cole Allen (Chattooga County) – Residential Systems.

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