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

Siegel Middle designated ‘Path to College’ school for third consecutive school year

Sep 21, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

For the third consecutive school year, Siegel Middle has been designated a Path to College school for 2020–2021 by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.Believing it.... Read More

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