Eating Bugs at a Rutherford County School for a Great Cause... Helping Others

Nov 19, 2021 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

Eating bugs may not be very tasty, but if it makes kids laugh and reach a goal that helps the community - - it is well worth it.Rutherford County School Resource Officer Chad.... Read More

Stewarts Creek Middle dominates state robotics competition

Nov 18, 2021 at 11:13 am by WGNS

Yet again, the robotics team from Stewarts Creek Middle School has maintained its stature as one of the most dominate programs in the state of Tennessee.They took home a trio.... Read More

Partisan School Board Races are Now a Possibility in places like Rutherford County

Nov 16, 2021 at 08:26 pm by WGNS

Several years ago in 2017, a group of Republicans in Rutherford County voiced a need to allow for partisan school board and city council races in Murfreesboro. At the time,.... Read More

Thirteen Rutherford County students receive scholarships from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Nov 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm by WGNS

It is often referred to as lucky number 13 and that is precisely how 13 Rutherford County seniors felt about having been notified they will receive scholarships from.... Read More

Literacy Nights help MTSU education students put books in hands of children, families

Nov 10, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Bonnie Barksdale, assistant education professor, is one of several faculty facilitating Literacy Night events that provide hands-on experience.... Read More

COVID DECLINE: Mask Requirement Dropped for Rutherford County Schools

Nov 08, 2021 at 06:59 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have waived their mask requirements as the number of those infected with COVID-19 has declined. In September, the Rutherford County School Boar.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools offering employee bonus up to $1,000

Nov 05, 2021 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

The past couple school years have been unlike any other for everyone involved in public education.Administrators, teachers and staff throughout Rutherford County Schools &mdas.... Read More

City Schools Foundation in Murfreesboro Distributes 22-Grants for the 2021-2022 Year

Nov 02, 2021 at 07:31 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) The City Schools Foundation distributed over $48,000 in grants to teachers in 2021.  Twenty-two grants were selected for funding for the 2021-22 s.... Read More

5th Annual 'Boro International Festival to be held on November 13th

Nov 02, 2021 at 06:58 am by WGNS

An incredible community event will be taking place Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 11-3 at the MTSU Student Union Courtyard in Murfreesboro, TN.'Boro International is an inte.... Read More
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LaVergne Middle celebrates opening of 61,000 square foot addition

Nov 01, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

A new 61,000-square-foot addition at LaVergne Middle School will provide students and teachers with something they’ve needed desperately — rooms to call their.... Read More

New initiative helping homeless families connect to housing, community resources

Oct 28, 2021 at 09:19 am by WGNS

With about 30 minutes left before the deadline to apply for a new position as ATLAS Family Engagement Specialist, Kyle Bowron thought long and hard before finally moving her c.... Read More

Cason Lane Academy to Move Forward with Building Pond, Adding Fruit Trees and Gardens

Oct 25, 2021 at 01:40 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Cason Lane Academy received a special grant through a partnership with the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network after being designated a STEM school by the T.... Read More

Mapping Rutherford County and Area School’s Growth

Oct 21, 2021 at 06:46 pm by WGNS

Growing up, Shane Morgan had an interest in drawing, drafting and industrial arts.For a short time, he studied engineering technology at Old Dominion University, but left to p.... Read More

The Webb School gets to celebrate 150th anniversary finale -- in 152nd year

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. – It is a year and a half later than expected, but The Webb School’s 150th anniversary celebration finale will be hosted on campus Oct. 21-.... Read More

TN Department of Education Announces Rutherford County Schools, 78 other districts intend to participate in TN ALL Corps tutoring, serve nearly 150,000 students over three years

Oct 11, 2021 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Education announced 79 school districts — over half of all districts in the state — intend to participate in the Tennessee Ac.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary one of multiple schools that recently conducted school safety drills

Oct 04, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

Teachers locked their children in classrooms when educational assistant Joanna Jones called a “Code Yellow” during a school safety drill Tuesday at Lascassas Eleme.... Read More

Suspects arrested after gunfire in parking lot during local high school football game

Sep 29, 2021 at 04:51 pm by WGNS

No one suffered injuries after a man allegedly fired a handgun in the air in a rear parking lot during the Stewarts Creek High School football game Friday, a Rutherford County.... Read More

Tennessee School Board Association recognizes LaVergne High student; pair of Rutherford County School Board members earn Level III distinction

Sep 27, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

LaVergne High senior Savannah Simmons was among nine students recognized this week by the Tennessee School Boards Association. Simmons was selected by a panel of TSBA jud.... Read More

Ten seniors from Rutherford County named National Merit Semifinalists

Sep 24, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

They are among the best and brightest students at the top high school in the state and, yet, being summoned to the principal’s office brought about a sense of anxiety an.... Read More

Rutherford County students gain access to STEM opportunities through $25,000 Nissan donation

Sep 23, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County students will have increased access to STEM programs and materials thanks to a generous $25,000 donation from Nissan North America.STEM stands for Science, T.... Read More