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

ROCKVALE: Rutherford County Schools preparing campus for new classroom construction projects at elementary and middle schools

Aug 16, 2021 at 06:00 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

Rutherford County Educator selected for Special Education Advisory Council at MTSU

Aug 13, 2021 at 08:16 am by WGNS

Dr. Thurman Tucker has been selected to participate in the Advisory Council for Special Education Collaborative.   Tucker, who teaches seventh grade inclusion math at L.... Read More

Former Teacher Arrested in Nearby Sumner County, TN

Aug 12, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

A former Sumner County teacher is in trouble with the long arm of the law. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan... 42-Year-old Carrie Elizabeth Norman was taken to the S.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Address Accelerated Learning Initiatives for Students Affected by Pandemic

Aug 12, 2021 at 08:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools already has plans in motion to accelerate learning for students who experienced learning loss during the 2020-2021 school year as a result of the COV.... Read More

Oakland alums return to marvel at Mechatronics program expansion

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:46 pm by WGNS

It had been three years since Dhruv Patel had been in the mechatronics classroom at Oakland High School.  After graduating in May 2018, Patel enrolled in the University o.... Read More

UPDATE: Wearing a Mask on the MTSU Campus Now Required

Aug 09, 2021 at 11:11 am by WGNS

MTSU President Dr. Sidney McPhee says that masks will be required on the University Campus.In less than two weeks, students will be returning to begin their Fall semester. McP.... Read More

Books in School - A Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Aug 09, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

It’s a new school year for students and so the talk begins, what books are suitable for students? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss… Verbatim:&nb.... Read More

School Education - Prohibited Concepts in Instruction for Tennessee

Aug 07, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

Schools in Tennessee have new rules to follow when it comes to a number of issues, but one item that has stood out in recent weeks revolves around a number of subjects that ar.... Read More

Routine Checkups are urged for Tennessee kids as School Starts

Aug 05, 2021 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

Parents should catch their kids up on missed doctor visits – and in some cases, vaccinations – to protect themselves and their communities before they return to sc.... Read More

Eagle Scout candidate volunteers to clean up Towns Cemetery

Aug 05, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Braxton Johnson is currently a Life Scout with BSA Troop 248 in Alabama and working toward earning an Eagle Scout. He was recently granted permission by the Rutherford County.... Read More

La Vergne Police Out in Full Force for Beginning of School Year

Aug 04, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) As teachers and students prepare to return to the classroom the La Vergne Police Department is reminding drivers to be extra cautious in school zones and ne.... Read More