School Spokesperson James Evans said that newly hired educators recently underwent a special training program to help them prepare for their upcoming semester...
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.
"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."
Rutherford County Schools have "additional security procedures in place" because of the search for a mass shooting suspect in Antioch.
La Vergne Primary School students, faculty and staff have been evacuated to nearby Roy Waldron School after a reported gas leak.
A 17-year old male Riverdale student was found in possession of an unloaded 380-caliber handgun and ammunition. The incident unfolded Wednesday morning.
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.
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.
A few concerned citizens and parents of students at Siegel High met to pray over the school.
Siegel High School was on lockdown while Rutherford County Sheriff's SRO's investigated a gun on campus.
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.
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.
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.
Rutherford County Schools releases a statement in relation to the state Comptroller's Office findings into the Blackman High School Football Booster Club.
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.
Officials with the Rutherford County School system report that a gun was found in a student's backpack Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
Sixteen students from Blackman High School and Central Magnet School have been named National Merit semifinalists, the organization announced today.
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.
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.”
Current Siegel Middle School principal Tom Delbridge has been named the attendance supervisor for Rutherford County Schools.
Some Rutherford County residents are concerned over high school graduations being held in neighboring Williamson County.
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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