Category Archives: Education

Education: Changes in leadership at some Bartow County Schools. Georgia Milestones Testing begins Monday at Floyd County Schools.

Education: Changes in leadership at some Bartow County Schools. Georgia Milestones Testing begins Monday at Floyd County Schools.

There are some changes in leadership at some Bartow County Schools.  Current Woodland High School Principal, Dr. Wes Dickey, will be moving to South Central Middle School.  “I can have a bigger influence on the kids at the middle school,” he says. “But with my high school experience and knowing what’s required at the high… Read more

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Leyner Argueta, program director of Business Management at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, named the 2019 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year for the Technical College System of Georgia.

Leyner Argueta, program director of Business Management at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, named the 2019 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year for the Technical College System of Georgia.

  Media release: Leyner Argueta, program director of Business Management at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, was named the 2019 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year for the Technical College System of Georgia during a banquet honoring the system’s most outstanding instructors and students at the Grand Hyatt in Atlanta on Wednesday, April 17. As the 2019 Rick Perkins… Read more

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Education: Young Georgia Authors honors three from West End. Floyd Board of Education meets Monday. Rome Schools’ Tim Williams saluted.

Education: Young Georgia Authors honors three from West End. Floyd Board of Education meets Monday. Rome Schools’ Tim Williams saluted.

  The state-level competition for Young Georgia Authors has been completed. Three West End Elementary students took home top spots in the state competition. One student was named a winner and two for honorable mention. The state-level winner is Jase Folsom, a kindergarten student at West End. Honorable mention awards went to Clara Davis, second… Read more

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Education: Kenny Tribble, Ronnie Grist top subs at Rome City Schools. 16 from Darlington attend Southern Association for College Admission Counseling session. Grand Illusion’s Mary Poppins Jr. tonight, Sunday. East Central’s Faith Cole named to executive board for Helping Hands Ending Hunger Inc.

Education: Kenny Tribble, Ronnie Grist top subs at Rome City Schools. 16 from Darlington attend Southern Association for College Admission Counseling session. Grand Illusion’s Mary Poppins Jr. tonight, Sunday. East Central’s Faith Cole named to executive board for Helping Hands Ending Hunger Inc.

Rome City Schools announced their 2019 Substitute Teacher of the Year awards, recognizing Kenny Tribble and Ronnie Grist. Tribble was nominated by Laura Walley and the staff of Elm Street Elementary School. “Kenny has demonstrated an ALL-IN attitude since his first day at Elm Street. He stepped in as a long-term substitute for a paraprofessional… Read more

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Education: Rome City Schools names Lindsey assistant principal at East Central; Connell assistant principal at Rome High; and Daniel to system’s band directors.

Education: Rome City Schools names Lindsey assistant principal at East Central; Connell assistant principal at Rome High; and Daniel to system’s band directors.

  Rome City Schools’ Board of Education voted Tuesday to hire two school administrators and an assistant band director for the 2019-2020 school year. Samantha Lindsey will join East Central Elementary School to serve as the assistant principal. Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Elementary Education from Jacksonville State University.… Read more

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Newsmakers: Georgia Northwestern’s Kathy Kerce honored by Southeastern Lactation Consultant Association. Roman/Darlington grad Abraham Johnson named ‘Amazing Student’ at UGA.

Newsmakers: Georgia Northwestern’s Kathy Kerce honored by Southeastern Lactation Consultant Association. Roman/Darlington grad Abraham Johnson named ‘Amazing Student’ at UGA.

  The Southeastern Lactation Consultant Association Board of Directors recently presented Kathy Kerce, director of the Lactation Consultant program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, with the Friend of SELCA Award. The award is given to an individual that is working to advance the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) within Georgia and the southeast… Read more

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Education: Armuchee Middle wins annual Floyd County Schools Middle School Math Competition.

Education: Armuchee Middle wins annual Floyd County Schools Middle School Math Competition.

Armuchee Middle School- overall winners Media release: Armuchee Middle School took home the team title in the 2019 Floyd County Schools Middle School Math Competition. The annual academic competition was held on Wednesday, April 3, at the Rome-Floyd County Library with teams of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders competing from each middle school in the Floyd… Read more

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Buzz: Two Georgia Northwestern culinary students earn Southern Retail Bakery Association Scholarships. Rome Area Prayer Breakfast is May 2. GHC Military Family Fun Day is April 13. Horse in Gordon County confirmed to have rabies.

Buzz: Two Georgia Northwestern culinary students earn Southern Retail Bakery Association Scholarships. Rome Area Prayer Breakfast is May 2. GHC Military Family Fun Day is April 13. Horse in Gordon County confirmed to have rabies.

  Georgia Northwestern Technical College Culinary Arts students Davey Brewster and Noah Price were recently awarded the Southern Retail Bakery Association Scholarship through the Gene Wilson Memorial Scholarship. The $750 scholarships were presented to Brewster and Price at the SRBA convention in Chattanooga, Tenn. The scholarships also included a year of free membership in the… Read more

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Three more area students to participate in 2019 Governor’s Honors Program this summer at Berry College. Kasey Barnett of Darlington as well as Rome High’s Guillermo Ramirez and Lillian Hubbard.

Three more area students to participate in 2019 Governor’s Honors Program this summer at Berry College. Kasey Barnett of Darlington as well as Rome High’s Guillermo Ramirez and Lillian Hubbard.

  Darlington junior Kasey Barnett has been named a finalist in the annual Governor’s Honors Program. Barnett will attend the program this summer at Berry College and will focus on the area of mathematics. “I think I am most excited about indulging my interest in math in a strong academic environment surrounded by other students… Read more

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Education: Inman and Shorey to serve as department chairs at Darlington beginning this fall.

Education: Inman and Shorey to serve as department chairs at Darlington beginning this fall.

  Media release: Brian Inman and Al Shorey have been selected to lead the history and math departments at Darlington School beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. “Brian and Al are excellent, student-centered teachers who have a clear understanding of Darlington School’s Cycle of Learning and the Portrait of a Graduate,” said Matt Peer, director of Upper School.… Read more

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Education: Michelle Clay, a leading math instructor for Floyd County Schools, presents to state panel. Security team continues checks of Rome City Schools.

Education: Michelle Clay, a leading math instructor for Floyd County Schools, presents to state panel. Security team continues checks of Rome City Schools.

On March 14-15, Floyd County Schools teacher and Math Endorsement Instructor Michelle Clay presented at the Supporting All Georgia Students with Rigorous and Relevant Academic Programming in Mathematics Georgia Mathematics Summit for District Mathematics Supervisors in Macon. Clay, the only K12 guest speaker, gave a presentation entitled “Evidence-Based Numeracy Intervention Resources, Georgia Numeracy Project and… Read more

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Education: Winners named from Rome City Schools for the Young Georgia Authors competition.

Education: Winners named from Rome City Schools for the Young Georgia Authors competition.

    Winners of the Young Georgia Authors competition for Rome City Schools have been announced. Twelve writers from West End Elementary, East Central Elementary, Rome Middle School and Rome High School had their work selected to move from the system level to the Georgia Regional Education Service Agency level of the competition. If these… Read more

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Education: Armuchee High sophomores seventh in state cooking competition. Honors for Floyd County College and Career Academy students at Skills competition. GNTC plant sale returns April 8-11.

Education: Armuchee High sophomores seventh in state cooking competition. Honors for Floyd County College and Career Academy students at Skills competition. GNTC plant sale returns April 8-11.

  The Georgia Department of Education held its third annual Shake it Up Farm-to-School Student Chef Competition Wednesday, March 20 in Macon.  Armuchee High School was one of nine state finalists that competed. Student teams prepared student-developed recipes featuring Georgia Grown ingredients. The Armuchee High School team took seventh place for Zesty Ranch Chicken Wraps.… Read more

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Georgia Northwestern students take home 13 medals — five gold, six silver, two bronze — SkillsUSA Georgia State Leadership and Skills Conference.

Georgia Northwestern students take home 13 medals — five gold, six silver, two bronze — SkillsUSA Georgia State Leadership and Skills Conference.

    Media release: Georgia Northwestern Technical College students had an outstanding performance at the 2019 SkillsUSA Georgia State Leadership and Skills Conference, March 21-23, in Atlanta. GNTC competed in 15 categories and took home 13 medals; five gold, six silver and two bronze. Highlights from SkillsUSA Georgia include winning the gold and silver medal in Practical… Read more

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Education: Calhoun wins AAA literary state championship. Rome, Floyd, Gordon county students also honored.

Education: Calhoun wins AAA literary state championship. Rome, Floyd, Gordon county students also honored.

  The 2019 Georgia High School Association Literary State Championships were held March 16 at Buford, Houston County, Veterans and Georgia Military College. Thanks to the host sites, officials, GHSA staff, volunteers, supporters and participants, on successful events. Congratulations to: South Forsyth, Creekview, Buford, Columbus, Calhoun, Bremen, GMC and Lakeview Academy for winning state titles. (full list: click… Read more

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