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New Rutherford County School teachers undergo special training
New Rutherford County School teachers undergo special training

School Spokesperson James Evans said that newly hired educators recently underwent a special training program to help them prepare for their upcoming semester...

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Rutherford County Schools and Overcrowding
Rutherford County Schools and Overcrowding

As students head back to schools in a few weeks, parents will notice construction at some and portables at others as Rutherford County Schools scrambles to keep up with population growth.

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Trey Lee named interim Assistant Superintendent for Engineering and Construction
Trey Lee named interim Assistant Superintendent for Engineering and Construction

"Mr. Lee has worked in construction management of school facilities in Rutherford County for nearly 12 years," Director of Schools-Elect Bill Spurlock said. "During his tenure, he has served as a project manager in the construction of facilities which total over $261 million. He brings both experience and passion to the position."

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County Schools Enact
County Schools Enact "Additional Security" in Wake of Waffle House Shooting

Rutherford County Schools have "additional security procedures in place" because of the search for a mass shooting suspect in Antioch.

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La Vergne Primary Evacuated After Gas Leak
La Vergne Primary Evacuated After Gas Leak

La Vergne Primary School students, faculty and staff have been evacuated to nearby Roy Waldron School after a reported gas leak.

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Riverdale Student Charged with Gun on Campus
Riverdale Student Charged with Gun on Campus

A 17-year old male Riverdale student was found in possession of an unloaded 380-caliber handgun and ammunition. The incident unfolded Wednesday morning.

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Rutherford County students participate in the first-ever Tennessee Student Mock Election, Thurman Francis Arts Academy
Rutherford County students participate in the first-ever Tennessee Student Mock Election, Thurman Francis Arts Academy

Republican nominee Donald Trump won the first-ever Tennessee Student Mock Election with an overwhelming margin of support from the more than 165,000 votes cast from students throughout Tennessee.

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Smyrna School Bus Crash Sends Victims to Hospital
Smyrna School Bus Crash Sends Victims to Hospital

Eight to 10 students and the driver of bus number 58 were taken to the hospital after being involved in an accident around 7:45 during Monday (10/24/2016) morning's rush hour.

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Praying for Siegel High School
Praying for Siegel High School

A few concerned citizens and parents of students at Siegel High met to pray over the school.

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Student with Loaded Gun at Siegel High School
Student with Loaded Gun at Siegel High School

Siegel High School was on lockdown while Rutherford County Sheriff's SRO's investigated a gun on campus.

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Speedway Robbed; Riverdale Lockdown Lifted
Speedway Robbed; Riverdale Lockdown Lifted

The Speedway market at 1624 New Salem Highway, at the intersection of Warrior Drive, was robbed. Nearby Riverdale High School was placed on lockdown while Murfreesboro Police investigated.

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Rutherford County Schools Jenna Stitzel named School Health Coordinator of the Year
Rutherford County Schools Jenna Stitzel named School Health Coordinator of the Year

In the past five years, Rutherford County Schools' Jenna Stitzel has worked to provide funds for outdoor walking tracks at 19 elementary schools, fitness centers at three middle schools and implemented a stability ball chair program in more than 50 classrooms.

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La Vergne Middle Student Arrested at School
La Vergne Middle Student Arrested at School

A La Vergne Middle School student was arrested at school. Rutherford County Schools spokesman James Evans confirms to NewsRadio WGNS the student was arrested at the school Wednesday.

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RuCo Schools Reacts to Comptroller's Findings Regarding Blackman Football Boosters
RuCo Schools Reacts to Comptroller's Findings Regarding Blackman Football Boosters

Rutherford County Schools releases a statement in relation to the state Comptroller's Office findings into the Blackman High School Football Booster Club.

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Handgun Found in Student's Backpack at Stewarts Creek High
Handgun Found in Student's Backpack at Stewarts Creek High

A tip from a student led to the search of another student at Stewarts Creek High School. Law enforcement and school administration found a loaded handgun in the student's back pack Thursday morning.

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Gun In Backpack Thursday At Stewarts Creek High
Gun In Backpack Thursday At Stewarts Creek High

Officials with the Rutherford County School system report that a gun was found in a student's backpack Thursday.

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Tip Leads to Handgun & Marijuana Discovered at Riverdale High School
Tip Leads to Handgun & Marijuana Discovered at Riverdale High School

A tip lead the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department and Riverdale High School administration to discover a handgun and marijuana in a student's car.

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Students Back in Schools - Except a Few
Students Back in Schools - Except a Few

Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City students were back in the classroom after being out a couple of days due to snow. At least the majority.

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UPDATE: TNReady Assessment Failure Leads to Pencil and Paper Use
UPDATE: TNReady Assessment Failure Leads to Pencil and Paper Use

Students in Rutherford County and around the state were prepared to take the TNReady Assessment Tests only to find out the online system at the state level failed. Testing now to be done by paper and pencil.

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16 Rutherford students selected as National Merit semifinalists
16 Rutherford students selected as National Merit semifinalists

Sixteen students from Blackman High School and Central Magnet School have been named National Merit semifinalists, the organization announced today.

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Central Magnet School's John Ash selected  as Tennessee middle school Principal of the Year
Central Magnet School's John Ash selected as Tennessee middle school Principal of the Year

Central Magnet School Principal John Ash has been selected as the Middle School Principal of the Year representing Tennessee for the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

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Senior Prank gone too far at Siegel High School
Senior Prank gone too far at Siegel High School

UPDATE: Officer J. Johnson wrote in a report, “The school had been toilet papered and ransacked.” The officer went on to report, “The teacher that was on scene advised that the students were allowed in the school, but they took the prank too far.”

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New Attendence Supervisor named for the Rutherford County School System
New Attendence Supervisor named for the Rutherford County School System

Current Siegel Middle School principal Tom Delbridge has been named the attendance supervisor for Rutherford County Schools.

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Rutherford County High Schools holding graduation out of county
Rutherford County High Schools holding graduation out of county

Some Rutherford County residents are concerned over high school graduations being held in neighboring Williamson County. 

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RuCo Bus Driver Charged with DUI
RuCo Bus Driver Charged with DUI

Rutherford County Schools was notified Friday evening that a bus driver serving Stewartsboro Elementary School has been charged with Driving Under the Influence after completing the elementary school route. The driver's name is Jeffery Layne, 53, of Veterans Parkway in Murfreesboro, and he was driving bus 110.

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Grant Allowed for Rutherford County Area Teachers to Attend Special Seminar / Convention Focused on Gifted School Students
Grant Allowed for Rutherford County Area Teachers to Attend Special Seminar / Convention Focused on Gifted School Students

Gifted students spend 80%-90% of their day with general education teachers.  Knowing the why and the how makes a difference for all teachers and all students...

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County Schools Closed Through Tuesday (with audio)
County Schools Closed Through Tuesday (with audio)
Rutherford County Schools will remain closed through Tuesday. 
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UPDATE: Tim Tackett Selected as County Athletic Director
We have an update on the story WGNS first brought you on the hiring of a new athletic director with Rutherford County Schools. The list of 32 applicants was recently whittled down to six.
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UPDATE: Tim Tackett Selected as County Athletic Director
We have an update on the story WGNS first brought you on the hiring of a new athletic director with Rutherford County Schools. The list of 32 applicants was recently whittled down to six.
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County Schools to Hire Athletic Director
Rutherford County Schools will soon have a new County Athletic Director. A total of 32 candidates have applied for the part-time position that will handle athletic director duties, as well as oversee the charter school process and work with the safe schools manager.
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County Schools to Hire Athletic Director
Rutherford County Schools will soon have a new County Athletic Director. A total of 32 candidates have applied for the part-time position that will handle athletic director duties, as well as oversee the charter school process and work with the safe schools manager.
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UPDATE: Oakland Middle School placed on lockdown, Thursday
Oakland Middle School had to be placed on lockdown Thursday. With the story, here is Kerry Boylan...

 
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