Category Archives: Education

Education: Despite pandemic, Georgia Highlands’ student groups post a big year.

Education: Despite pandemic, Georgia Highlands’ student groups post a big year.

Media release: Although COVID-19 and the switch to remote delivery at the college caused some setbacks, Georgia Highlands College’s student organizations overcame many obstacles to achieve a series of state and national first place awards and accolades. Chief among these are GHC’s Alpha Psi Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and the GHC student… Read more

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Education: As Becca Maddox retires, she celebrates a bridge that started with the origins of Georgia Highlands and touched hundreds of students since.

Education: As Becca Maddox retires, she celebrates a bridge that started with the origins of Georgia Highlands and touched hundreds of students since.

  Media release: For Director of Nursing and Professor Rebecca (Becca) Maddox, retiring from Georgia Highlands College after two decades of service and during COVID-19 remote operations is a bittersweet experience but her family’s roots with the college, her time mentoring and helping cultivate the next generation of healthcare workers, and her unwavering pride for… Read more

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Education: Rome City Schools plans to return to in-person instruction on Aug. 3 with extra precautions in place. Virtual Learning Academy will be option for all students. Saint Mary’s Catholic School plans to open Aug. 5.

Education: Rome City Schools plans to return to in-person instruction on Aug. 3 with extra precautions in place. Virtual Learning Academy will be option for all students. Saint Mary’s Catholic School plans to open Aug. 5.

Rome City Schools plan to return to in-person instruction on August 3. Extra precautions will be in place such as daily temperature checks/screenings before entering building and buses, face masks (required in the beginning) and increased social distancing. RCS also plans to offer a Virtual Learning Academy for those families who want to pursue that… Read more

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Education: Georgia Highland’ Douglasville campus on the move. GNTC provides training for business partners from Rome, Dalton, Chattanooga.

Education: Georgia Highland’ Douglasville campus on the move. GNTC provides training for business partners from Rome, Dalton, Chattanooga.

  Georgia Northwestern provides training for business partners from Rome, Dalton, Chattanooga. Cody Brewer (center), GNTC’s Instrumentation and Controls instructor, watches over the PLC trainees during an evening continuing education session. Media release: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening over the next few weeks on the Georgia Northwestern Technical College  Catoosa County Campus, employees of four… Read more

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Education: Unity Christian School outlines plans for resumption of classes on Aug. 10. A more comprehensive plan to be released in July.

Education: Unity Christian School outlines plans for resumption of classes on Aug. 10. A more comprehensive plan to be released in July.

  Media release: The Unity Christian School administrative team has been diligently working to create a return to school plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. At this time, the school plans for students to return to school on Aug. 10, 2020 for daily in-person instruction. Unity continues to be guided by its foundational purpose of partnering… Read more

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Education: GNTC Foundation awards $500 scholarship to one qualified student at each of the 26 high schools and five college and career academies in NW Georgia. Pepperell Middle construction update.

Education: GNTC Foundation awards $500 scholarship to one qualified student at each of the 26 high schools and five college and career academies in NW Georgia. Pepperell Middle construction update.

  The Foundation at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) has awarded a $500 scholarship to one qualified student at each of the 26 high schools and five college and career academies in the northwest Georgia region. Two students at Trion High School received a scholarship of $250 each. Usually presented to graduating high school seniors… Read more

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Education: Georgia Highlands offering graphic design associate degree program this fall. Floyd County Board of Education meets Wednesday, to discuss millage rate.

Education: Georgia Highlands offering graphic design associate degree program this fall. Floyd County Board of Education meets Wednesday, to discuss millage rate.

  Media release: Students with an interest or natural talent in design now have an opportunity to further their skills and establish a career in the field of graphic design with a new associate degree at Georgia Highlands College beginning this fall. “Students will be able to design and layout commercial artwork in conjunction with… Read more

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Education: Georgia Highlands announces spring President’s, Dean’s lists with students from Floyd, Bartow, Chattooga, Gordon and Polk counties.

Education: Georgia Highlands announces spring President’s, Dean’s lists with students from Floyd, Bartow, Chattooga, Gordon and Polk counties.

    Georgia Highlands College  announces students named to the spring 2020 President’s List and Dean’s List. To achieve President’s List status, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and attain a minimum of nine semester hours of credit. To make Dean’s List students must complete a minimum of nine semester hours and achieve… Read more

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Education: Latest updates for Floyd County Schools reopening for the 2020-21 year, including transportation and student nutrition. Plus: Video from Monday’s meeting.

Education: Latest updates for Floyd County Schools reopening for the 2020-21 year, including transportation and student nutrition. Plus: Video from Monday’s meeting.

Updated Floyd County Schools’ reopening plans for this fall: The school system has released three key updates on the scenarios for the 2020-21 school year, currently scheduled to begin on Thursday, Aug. 6. There are six reopening scenarios, all based “on the spread of COVID-19 in the community determined by local and state health officials. Social… Read more

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Education: Rome City Schools puts survey before parents, guardians as back-to-class plans continue to evolve.

Education: Rome City Schools puts survey before parents, guardians as back-to-class plans continue to evolve.

  The Rome City Schools return plan is still coming together after being tabled at last week’s Board of Education meeting. Monday evening, Superintendent Lou Byars posted the following note to RCS Parents and Guardians, Before we finalize our return plans for the 2020-2021 school year, we would like to give you an opportunity to provide… Read more

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Education: Darlington outlines plans for the resumption of classes this fall. What to know.

Education: Darlington outlines plans for the resumption of classes this fall. What to know.

  Media release: Throughout the spring and summer, a dedicated group of Darlington faculty has been hard at work developing plans and strategies for the opening of school on Monday, Aug. 17. Guided by the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Georgia Department of Health and the Georgia Department of Education, Darlington is continuing… Read more

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Education: GNTC announces the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2020 spring semester. Floyd School Board meets Monday.

Education: GNTC announces the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2020 spring semester. Floyd School Board meets Monday.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College announces the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2020 spring semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, the student must maintain a GPA of 3.8 or higher during the semester with a course load of at least 12 credit hours. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, the… Read more

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Education: GNTC waiving $25 application fee for new students when they apply online June 22-26. GHC adds health science degree.  Graves salutes local U.S. military academy appointees.

Education: GNTC waiving $25 application fee for new students when they apply online June 22-26. GHC adds health science degree. Graves salutes local U.S. military academy appointees.

  Georgia Northwestern Technical College is removing potential enrollment obstacles for the upcoming fall semester by offering a Free Application Week, offering Open Educational Resources for core classes and waiving the entrance exam. Free Application Week will be June 22-26.  During Free Application Week, GNTC will waive the $25 application fee for all new applicants… Read more

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Floyd Schools superintendent ‘deeply troubled by a racially insensitive post created by a FCS student on social media;’ pledges no tolerance of such conduct.

Floyd Schools superintendent ‘deeply troubled by a racially insensitive post created by a FCS student on social media;’ pledges no tolerance of such conduct.

A problem that has been occurring at metro Atlanta schools since early spring and at two state colleges has occurred in Floyd County. In a letter to the school community, superintendent Dr. Jeff Wilson writes: “I am deeply troubled by a racially insensitive post created by a FCS student on social media. We believe that there… Read more

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Education: Unity Christian School holds graduation ceremony for Class of 2020 on Saturday; plus drive-by celebration honors 23 graduates.

Education: Unity Christian School holds graduation ceremony for Class of 2020 on Saturday; plus drive-by celebration honors 23 graduates.

Unity Christian School held its commencement service on Saturday for the Class of 2020. The ceremony was held at the Lodge at Taylor Estate in Rome and attendees were limited to the 23 graduating seniors and their immediate families, along with a few Unity staff members. Seating for each household was appropriately distanced and temperatures were… Read more

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