Category Archives: Education

Education: Georgia Northwestern Technical College Adult Education Program seeks volunteers. How you can help.

Education: Georgia Northwestern Technical College Adult Education Program seeks volunteers. How you can help.

The Georgia Northwestern Technical College Adult Education Program seeks volunteers who can tutor adult learners in reading, writing, basic math, and English Language skills. You can make a difference in someone’s life and provide the opportunity for students to develop new skills or build on existing experience or knowledge. Volunteers should have a high school diploma… Read more

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Education: Man who slipped into Cartersville High this morning escorted off campus by officer, administrator without incident.

Education: Man who slipped into Cartersville High this morning escorted off campus by officer, administrator without incident.

From Cartersville City Schools: At 7:36 a.m. Wednesday, an hour prior to school starting, a man walked onto the campus of Cartersville High School. He entered the building through a door that had been propped open by students who were at the school for a meeting. Video surveillance revealed the man entered the building. At… Read more

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Education: RHS nominates to students for Governor’s Honors. Shannon’s historic Zuber Cemetery topic of Berry College presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Evans Auditorium.

Education: RHS nominates to students for Governor’s Honors. Shannon’s historic Zuber Cemetery topic of Berry College presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Evans Auditorium.

On Tuesday, Rome High School announced its nominees for the Governor’s Honors Program that takes place on Berry College’s campus every summer from mid-June to around mid-July. Said RHS’s Governor’s Honors Program Coordinator Melody Burse: “The instruction is completely different from a regular high school classroom. Classes are designed to provide students with various academic, cultural… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Impact: Polk County schools set two-hour delayed start for Tuesday. Bartow County Schools open. Gordon County Schools open but buses won’t run on flooded roads; tardy or absences will be waived.

Ware Mechanical Weather Impact: Polk County schools set two-hour delayed start for Tuesday. Bartow County Schools open. Gordon County Schools open but buses won’t run on flooded roads; tardy or absences will be waived.

  From Polk County Schools:  “Polk School District has been monitoring the condition of the roads all afternoon and evening. We have been in constant contact with public works, 911, and the Polk School District Transportation Department, and will continue to do so through the early morning hours. Because of the possibility of the roads… Read more

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Education: Darlington’s SAT scores the highest in the region; also top state, national averages.

Education: Darlington’s SAT scores the highest in the region; also top state, national averages.

    Media release: SAT scores for students at Darlington were above the local, state and national averages on an updated report recently released by The College Board. Darlington posted a total mean score of 1191, 137 points higher than the state average of 1054 and 142 points higher than the national average of 1049. Darlington students… Read more

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Education: Georgia Highlands’ fall enrollment of 6,184 students up 2.8%, leads state in growth. Huddle House fundraiser to benefit Pepperell Elementary Nov. 13.

Education: Georgia Highlands’ fall enrollment of 6,184 students up 2.8%, leads state in growth. Huddle House fundraiser to benefit Pepperell Elementary Nov. 13.

Georgia Highlands College leads the University System of Georgia’s state colleges in enrollment growth for fall 2018 with a 2.8 percent increase. GHC continues to hold the second highest enrollment for state colleges in Georgia. GHC posted 6,184 students for the fall semester, up from 6,013 students a year earlier. Georgia Gwinnett College has 12,508… Read more

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Education:  Pixar cofounder Ed Catmull to speak about creativity at Berry’s Shatto Lecture on Feb. 21.

Education: Pixar cofounder Ed Catmull to speak about creativity at Berry’s Shatto Lecture on Feb. 21.

  With more than 30 Academy Awards and a trove of beloved characters such as Woody and Buzz Lightyear to his name, Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull will speak about creativity on Feb. 21, for the Berry College Shatto Lecture Series. Having revolutionized the world of animation and built one of the most innovative and emulated companies… Read more

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Education: Ground broken for new Armuchee High gym. Lindale Mason Lodge No. 455 helps Pepperell Primary innovation lab. Modern Woodmen lend a hand at West End. Berry alum/artist Al Christopher offers wood-turning demonstration, to discuss his work on Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill.

Education: Ground broken for new Armuchee High gym. Lindale Mason Lodge No. 455 helps Pepperell Primary innovation lab. Modern Woodmen lend a hand at West End. Berry alum/artist Al Christopher offers wood-turning demonstration, to discuss his work on Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill.

  Lindale Masonic Lodge #455 presented Pepperell Primary School with a check for $1,260 for their innovation lab/ makerspace project. Pictured left to right: Interim Principal Barbara Smith, Lindale Masonic Lodge #455 Past Masters Ron Pajor and Richard Johnston, Media Specialist Allison Watson, Lindale Masonic Lodge #455 Master Larry Padgett, Chaplain Terry Simmons, Treasurer JD Ayers,… Read more

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Education: Floyd County Schools continue free breakfast for all; lunch costs return in January. What you need to know.

Education: Floyd County Schools continue free breakfast for all; lunch costs return in January. What you need to know.

Media release: At the November Regular Board Meeting, the Floyd County Board of Education voted to return to paid and traditional eligibility for free and reduced student lunches in Floyd County Schools starting Jan. 1. With breakfast being the most important meal of the day, the board has elected to continue serving breakfast at no charge… Read more

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Education: Darlington named Apple Distinguished School. Johnson Elementarypresented with a check from Coosa Masonic Lodge #622 to support Innovation Lab project. 

Education: Darlington named Apple Distinguished School. Johnson Elementarypresented with a check from Coosa Masonic Lodge #622 to support Innovation Lab project. 

Media release: Apple has named Darlington an Apple Distinguished School for 2018–2021, recognizing the school for its commitment to teaching students technology skills to solve real-world problems as an integrated part of its curriculum. Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, leadership, and educational excellence that use Apple products to inspire creativity, ​collaboration, and critical thinking.… Read more

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South Rome Early Learning Center joins the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program. Georgia taxpayers can re-direct all or part of their state income taxes to the program.

South Rome Early Learning Center joins the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program. Georgia taxpayers can re-direct all or part of their state income taxes to the program.

  Media release: South Rome Early Learning Center, which holds a Three-Star Rating from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (Bright from the Start), the highest indicator of quality preschool programs in the state, is now partnering with the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program to award scholarships to families with students who wish to enroll in… Read more

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Education: 15 Floyd County Schools’ students to interview for Governor’s Honors Program.

Education: 15 Floyd County Schools’ students to interview for Governor’s Honors Program.

Media release: Fifteen of Floyd County Schools’ top students were selected to advance in the Governor’s Honors Program selection process and will interview at the state level for an opportunity to participate in the program. Governor’s Honors is a four-week summer instructional program designed to provide intellectually gifted and artistically talented high school students with… Read more

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