Barnett plans to use background in classroom, transportation department as first Assistant Director of Transportation withing Rutherford County Schools

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:14 pm by WGNS

As the first assistant director of transportation, Wanda Barnett plans to use her extensive experience to serve students to ensure they get to and from school daily.“I&r.... Read More

Rutherford County School student charged in alleged assault after school

Jan 19, 2022 at 07:57 pm by WGNS

Sheriff’s school resource officers charged a La Vergne High School student Wednesday after he allegedly threatened a girl after a ballgame Tuesday, SRO supervisors said..... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll analysis explores COVID-19 prevention in Tennessee schools

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Most Tennessee parents polled late in 2021 by researchers with the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy say they send their children to school with masks, but they also h.... Read More

Oakland High School Placed on Lockdown Tuesday

Jan 11, 2022 at 03:09 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A 15-year-old Oakland High School student who wanted to get out of class allegedly threatened other students on an Instagram account Tuesday, a Rutherford County Sher.... Read More

Patty Oeser takes reins as next RCS Safe Schools Director

Jan 10, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

After 23 years in law enforcement, safety remains Patty Oeser’s top priority. Oeser is the new Safe Schools Director, taking the reins after the forthcoming departu.... Read More

Blackman High wins ‘No Trash November’ donation

Jan 10, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Blackman High School’s creative PSA-style videos have won the school a “beautification donation” from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Of 55.... Read More

6-Months into new handgun carry laws in Tennessee and many still have questions

Jan 05, 2022 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

  Since the passage of the permit-less carry law passed and went into effect last year in July, there are still questions and confusion over the matter.With the law chan.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools hires Ashley Dumat as first assistant general counsel

Jan 04, 2022 at 05:58 pm by WGNS

Ashley Dumat has spent a significant part of her legal experience helping children, which is why she was eager to join Rutherford County Schools.As the new assistant general c.... Read More

Snow Patrol: RuCo & City Schools 1-Hour Late Today (Tuesday, January 4th, 2022)

Jan 03, 2022 at 07:47 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools: Schools will reopen Tuesday, but on a one-hour delay. Spokesman James Evans says, "We want to ensure the sun is up for all bus drivers to be ab.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools remind parents of COVID-19 protocols as second semester begins

Jan 03, 2022 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

With the second semester of school starting this week (starts on Tuesday, 01/04/2022), many Rutherford County School parents and county school employees may have questions a.... Read More

Editorial: What is Next in Education for the General Assembly in 2022?

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

Editorial: by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of TennesseeUnless there is an unforeseen called special session, the Tennessee General Assembly will for.... Read More

SCHOOL NEWS: Participation Rate and State Average Composite Decreased Slightly

Dec 28, 2021 at 10:12 pm by WGNS

An organization called NICHE looked at schools across the state of Tennessee and came up with a list of the best performing high schools. NICHE.com posted their rank.... Read More

TOPIC: Murfreesboro City Schools

Dec 27, 2021 at 09:07 am by Producer

Today, we were joined in studio by Lisa Trail with the Murfreesboro City Schools. Trail is the Director of Communications & Strategic Initiatives within the city scho.... Read More

Read To Succeed Received Over 1600 books in Siegel Elementary Teacher’s Book Drive

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Read To Succeed received 1613 gently used books Wednesday from Siegel Elementary teacher Angela Pope’s student book drive. The book drive too.... Read More

Opinion: Teachers are Exhausted, by Denise Barber Christianson

Dec 15, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

OPINION: This editorial is written by Denise Barber Christianson and was released by the Professional Educators of Tennessee Let’s just get one thing out of the way.... Read More

HAPPY TRAILS: Communications Specialist Keith Ryan Cartwright departing RCS after publishing book on black cowboys

Dec 10, 2021 at 11:55 am by WGNS

Keith Ryan Cartwright has spent the past five years helping to tell the stories of Rutherford County Schools. After recently publishing a highly regarded book about the untold.... Read More

Toot's Fundraiser brings in OVER $8,500 for less fortunate children in Rutherford County to shop for Christmas

Dec 06, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

(Click the photo above this story to see all the pictures) Thanks to local residents who dined Toot’s in Murfreesboro on November 30th,   less fortunate childr.... Read More
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Toot's Fundraiser brings in OVER $8,500 for less fortunate children in Rutherford County to shop for Christmas

Dec 06, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

(Click the photo above this story to see all the pictures) Thanks to local residents who dined Toot’s in Murfreesboro on November 30th,   less fortunate childr.... Read More

TN Senator to File School Board Pay Equity Legislation

Dec 03, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

A State Senator is trying to ensure that school board members across the state receive equal pay.State Senator Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga) announced Friday that he is.... Read More

Riverdale choir to commemorate attack on Pearl Harbor; traveling to Hawaii for Dec. 7 memorial parade

Dec 01, 2021 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

Former president Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was a day that would live in infamy.The day was December 7, and the year was 1941 and now, 80 years later, the choir from Riverd.... Read More