Local school's to hold safety drills for an active shooter and more on September 27th

Sep 16, 2021 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Being a school resource officer has changed over the years and more than likely, what they train for in schools today, would not have been imaginable in the 1980's and perha.... Read More

Eagleville seniors giving back to K-12 school through ‘challenges’

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Eagleville has been a unique community well-before it agreed to become part of Rutherford County in 1877.Today, it remains the only K-12 school in the district and, in her fir.... Read More
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Tenille Townes engages Stewarts Creek Middle music class using power of music as CMA Foundation Artist Ambassador

Sep 15, 2021 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Shortly after turning 14, Tenille Townes made her first trip to Nashville with her parents and on the drive back up to Canada she “just got to dreaming.”Then, seve.... Read More

UPDATE: Rocky Fork Middle Student Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder After Alleged Altercation with Knife

Sep 14, 2021 at 01:03 pm by WGNS

One student was treated for his injuries after being stabbed allegedly by another student before classes began Tuesday at Rocky Fork Middle School in Smyrna, a Rutherford Coun.... Read More

Johnson first woman selected to serve as chair of Rutherford County School Board

Sep 14, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

PHOTO: Director of Schools Bill Spurlock (L) and Tiffany Johnson (R) move on to the next item on the agenda moments after Johnson selected first woman to serve as chair of Rut.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools temporary mask requirement begins

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Mask are now required to be worn at all Rutherford County Schools. This news in after being adopted by the Rutherford County Board of Education last week. The Rutherfo.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools STEM Programs Receive a Nissan Neighbor Gift

Sep 13, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) STEM program received a generous donation from The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation in conjunction with the.... Read More

Rockvale Area Growing in Leaps and Bounds - School Addition a Must

Sep 13, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Parents may be wondering about all the activity happening on the three Rockvale school campuses.Multiple projects are in motion as the school district prepares to add classroo.... Read More

Student's Voice Was Heard at County School Board Meeting on September 7th, Despite Mockery

Sep 12, 2021 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) As reported earlier on WGNS, the Rutherford County Board of Education apologized to Central Magnet Shool junior Grady Knox. In the board's "Moment of Silence" p.... Read More

Rockvale Middle School Need's Help Paying for Technology

Sep 09, 2021 at 01:23 pm by WGNS

A fall fundraiser is taking place at Rockvale Middle School. Volunteers say that they are not having as much luck this year at hitting their target goal is $30 per student a.... Read More

Discovery and Overall Creek Receive Reward School Status

Sep 08, 2021 at 04:18 pm by WGNS

Discovery School and Overall Creek Elementary received the designation of Tennessee Reward Schools with Erma Siegel Elementary missing the designation by mere fractions of a p.... Read More

Buchanan Elementary in Rutherford County set to replace original sign

Sep 07, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Buchanan Elementary’s original marquee along the Manchester Highway in Murfreesboro will be replaced with a new modern LED sign in the coming weeks. The above photo is t.... Read More

COVID-19: Rutherford County Schools to be CLOSED to Students This Friday

Sep 01, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

All Rutherford County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, September 3rd. The closure comes as a result of staffing concerns caused by the COVID Pandemic. Most impacted by COVID-.... Read More
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Rutherford County Schools Assistant Superintendent Jimmy Sullivan shares experience about son Declan’s cancer

Sep 01, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

Dr. Jimmy Sullivan is a self-proclaimed numbers guy.Prior to April 9, 2020, the data he concerned himself with was related to education and, more specifically, as th.... Read More

Three Rutherford County Schools Announce Temporary Closure

Aug 27, 2021 at 12:46 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have notified parents at COVID affected schools that will be temporarily closed next week because of staffing related issues tied to the pandem.... Read More

New Program to Assist High School Seniors in Boosting ACT Scores

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:33 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Education has announced an opportunity this fall for all high school seniors to boost their scores on the A.... Read More

Oakland High School launches new IB alumni speaker series

Aug 20, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

Thirty minutes.That’s all it took for Beth Nelson and her friends to feel a sense of relief when they stood up and walked out of the auditorium at Oakland High School.Ne.... Read More

Trio of public health and safety buildings slated for Rockvale, Christiana, Walter Hill campuses

Aug 18, 2021 at 07:51 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board unanimously approved a request from the County Commission’s Public Safety Committee to build a trio public health and safety buildings.... Read More

MTSU's Lana Seivers to receive Gilbert award for education, children's advocacy

Aug 17, 2021 at 12:06 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Lana Seivers, dean emerita of the College of Education, devoted her almost half-century-long career to education — fro.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools offering $500 bonus to recruit, retain cafeteria employees

Aug 17, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Like many local restaurants and food service employers throughout Rutherford County, the school nutrition department is experiencing issues with hiring and retaining cafeteria.... Read More