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Buffy Brasier, a kindergarten teacher at Overall Creek Elementary
Buffy Brasier, a kindergarten teacher at Overall Creek Elementary

The Doug Young Educator of the Month salute from NewsRadio WGNS spotlights Buffy Brasier, a kindergarten teacher at Overall Creek Elementary. It's sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street, L&K Trophies and Toot's Good Food and Fun.

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What's In A Name? NAME A CITY SCHOOL CONTEST!
What's In A Name? NAME A CITY SCHOOL CONTEST!

Murfreesboro City School's 13th elementary school needs a name. The School Naming Contest is open now through November 16.

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Community Honors Dr. Linda Gilbert
Community Honors Dr. Linda Gilbert

A supporting community packed the rotunda of the Murfreesboro City Hall Tuesday evening to say thank you to Dr. Linda Gilbert. The Tennessee Office of School Superintendents named her the Tennessee school superintendent of the year.

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THIS SATURDAY: City Schools Foundation hosts 3rd annual 5K/10K
THIS SATURDAY: City Schools Foundation hosts 3rd annual 5K/10K

The City Schools Foundation's Back to School 5k/10k is this Saturday, September 15, 2018 with start time at 7 a.m. The Back to School Dash begins and ends at Overall Creek Elementary and features 5k and 10k USATF certified timed courses.

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MCS' Gilbert Named 2019 Superintendent of the Year
MCS' Gilbert Named 2019 Superintendent of the Year

The 2019 Tennessee Superintendent of the Year was announced at the state banquet Sunday night in Gatlinburg. This year the honored award recipient was Dr. Linda Gilbert of Murfreesboro City Schools, representing the Mid-Cumberland region of Tennessee.

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Angelyn Pigg, high school Calculus teacher at Central Magnet School
Angelyn Pigg, high school Calculus teacher at Central Magnet School

NewsRadio WGNS salutes educators making an impact on our local students with Educator of the Month. This time, it's Angelyn Pigg, a high school Calculus teacher at Central Magnet School. It's sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street, L&K Trophies along with Toot's Good Food and Fun.

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Senators Congratulate Murfreesboro City Schools
Senators Congratulate Murfreesboro City Schools

State Senator Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) and Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) congratulated students, parents and the staff in the Murfreesboro Public School District for being identified as a top 10 district based on improvement in 6-8 grade English language arts (ELA).

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PHOTOS: City Breaks Ground on 13th Elementary School
PHOTOS: City Breaks Ground on 13th Elementary School

Murfreesboro City Schools officially broke ground on the 13th elementary school in the system.

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MCS Teacher Chosen as State Finalist for Presidential Teaching Award
MCS Teacher Chosen as State Finalist for Presidential Teaching Award

Dr. Heather Knox, a fifth-grade mathematics teacher at Northfield Elementary, has been selected as a Tennessee State Finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

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Signing Day for City School Teachers
Signing Day for City School Teachers

Signing day is not just for athletes anymore. Murfreesboro City Schools will hold the signing day event for new teachers on Tuesday between 10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

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Chris Gray, a 6th grade social studies teacher at Rock Springs Middle School
Chris Gray, a 6th grade social studies teacher at Rock Springs Middle School

Chris Gray, a 6th grade social studies teacher at Rock Springs Middle School, is this month's Educator of the Month. It's sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street, L&K Trophies along with Toot's Good Food and Fun.

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Groundbreaking for NEW Murfreesboro City School
Groundbreaking for NEW Murfreesboro City School

Murfreesboro City School's 13th elementary school is slated to open for the 2019-20 school year. The official groundbreaking for the school is planned for Tuesday, July 17 at 5:00 p.m. The school site is located at 3275 St. Andrews Drive, just off Veterans Parkway.

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Thank You MCS--3rd Annual Camp for Special Needs Students
Thank You MCS--3rd Annual Camp for Special Needs Students

Murfreesboro City Schools third annual camp for students with special needs is being held at Scales Elementary thru June 7. Fifty-Six children, in first through sixth grade, will participate in a week filled with square dancing, country critters and all things wild West.

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Laura Davis, 6th Grade Math Teacher, Rock Springs Middle School
Laura Davis, 6th Grade Math Teacher, Rock Springs Middle School

Laura Davis, a 6th Grade Math Teacher at Rock Springs Middle School, is this month's Educator of the Month. It's sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street, L&K Trophies along with Toot's Good Food and Fun.

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County Students Graduate; School's Almost Out
County Students Graduate; School's Almost Out

The last of Rutherford County's high schools have given seniors their diplomas, signifying the start of a new chapter for thousands. The rest of Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City students anticipate the start of summer break this week.

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CITY SCHOOLS'
CITY SCHOOLS' "Farm To School" Curriculum

Approximately 600 Murfreesboro City School third-graders from six schools experienced MTSU farm life during a field trip. It was the culminating event of their Farm to School curriculum.

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City School's
City School's "Employee Recognition Celebration"

Murfreesboro City School's "Second Annual Employee Recognition Celebration" was held Wednesday evening at the Grove at Williamson Place. Reitring Black Fox Elementary Principal Joe Thompson received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Overall Creek Earns Tennessee Designated STEM School Status One of only 15 Schools in Tennessee
Overall Creek Earns Tennessee Designated STEM School Status One of only 15 Schools in Tennessee

Overall Creek Elementary, a Murfreesboro City School, was named a Tennessee Designated STEM School by the State of Tennessee during the STEM Innovation Summit in Nashville on May 8.

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Gilbert Named Mid-Cumberland Superintendent of the Year
Gilbert Named Mid-Cumberland Superintendent of the Year

Murfreesboro's Director of Schools, Dr. Linda Gilbert, has been named the 2018 Mid-Cumberland Superintendent of the Year by her colleagues. Sixteen school districts from the following counties make up the Mid-Cumberland region: Montgomery, Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Stewart, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson.

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City School's Kindergarten Registration May 3-4, 2018
City School's Kindergarten Registration May 3-4, 2018

Murfreesboro City Schools will host kindergarten registration next Thursday and Friday for students who will enter kindergarten this coming school year (2018-19). Children must be five years old on or before August 15, 2018.

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CHILD ABUSE--Impressionable Young Minds!
CHILD ABUSE--Impressionable Young Minds!

The public is encouraged to see a video about the impact of child abuse on impressionable young minds. It will be shown at 6:30 this Thusday night at MTSU's Ned McWherter Learning Resource Center.

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Ryan Walters, special education teacher, Blackman Middle School
Ryan Walters, special education teacher, Blackman Middle School

Ryan Walters, a special education teacher at Blackman Middle School, is this month's Educator of the Month. It's sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street, L&K Trophies along with Toot's Good Food and Fun.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Adds Mobile Library
Murfreesboro City Schools Adds Mobile Library

Murfreesboro City Schools is preparing to take reading on the road this summer. They will add a library on wheels to encourage reading during the summer months and throughout the year. This mobile library is funded through Christy-Houston Foundation grant.

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Murfreesboro Cheerleaders Headed to Disney this Weekend
Murfreesboro Cheerleaders Headed to Disney this Weekend

The Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) Competition Cheer Team has won their bid to the National High School Cheerleading Championship at Disney this weekend.

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Cindy Browning, 2nd grade teacher, Siegel Elementary
Cindy Browning, 2nd grade teacher, Siegel Elementary

Cindy Browning, a 2nd grade teacher at Siegel Elementary, is the latest NewsRadio WGNS Educator of the Month.

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County & City Schools Closed Again Thursday
County & City Schools Closed Again Thursday

Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City Schools will be closed again on Thursday.

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Snow Closes County & City Schools Wednesday
Snow Closes County & City Schools Wednesday

Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City Schools will be closed on Wednesday due to snowfall and hazardous road conditions.

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Murfreesboro City Schools' READ20
Murfreesboro City Schools' READ20

The Murfreesboro City Schools have started a reading initiative called READ20. It encourages parents to read to their children 20-minutes every day.

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Jennifer Monroe, 3rd Grade Teacher, Mitchell-Neilson Elementary
Jennifer Monroe, 3rd Grade Teacher, Mitchell-Neilson Elementary

Jennifer Monroe, 3rd Grade Teacher, Mitchell-Neilson Elementary, is the latest NewsRadio WGNS Educator of the Month.

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City Schools to Hold Town Hall Meetings
City Schools to Hold Town Hall Meetings

The Murfreesboro City School Board is inviting parents and the community to participate in the district's strategic planning sessions.

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Ty Maria Batts, 5th Grade Teacher, Cason Lane Academy
Ty Maria Batts, 5th Grade Teacher, Cason Lane Academy

Ty Maria Batts, 5th Grade Teacher, Cason Lane Academy, is the latest NewsRadio WGNS Educator of the Month.

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M'boro City Schools Administration Changes for 2017-18
M'boro City Schools Administration Changes for 2017-18

Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) has announced the appointment of Adam Bryson as Principal for John Pittard Elementary. In addition, Cherrye Robertson has been named Assistant Principal at Bradley Academy.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Busy This Summer
Murfreesboro City Schools Busy This Summer

Murfreesboro City Schools' Extended School Program has announced programs planned for summer 2017 including science, art and technology camps.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Certified as Heart Safe
Murfreesboro City Schools Certified as Heart Safe

Murfreesboro City Schools is the one of two districts in the region to complete the Project ADAM specifications and become a certified heart safe school district.

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City School Employees Honored Wednesday Night
City School Employees Honored Wednesday Night

The Murfreesboro City Schools held an "Employee Recognition Celebration" Wednesday evening at the Grove at Williamson Place.

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Fire Destroys Maintenance Truck At Northfield Elementary
Fire Destroys Maintenance Truck At Northfield Elementary

Shortly after 1:00 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, a maintenance crew's truck caught on fire in the front lawn of Northfield Elementary School.

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City Schools Accepting Peer Models
City Schools Accepting Peer Models

Murfreesboro City Schools is accepting applications for peer models for the Integrated Preschool program at Black Fox and Northfield Elementary.

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County Finishing Up TNReady; City Tests This Week
County Finishing Up TNReady; City Tests This Week

It's testing time for local school students. City Schools spokeswoman Lisa Trail tells NewsRadio WGNS while county students are wrapping up, Murfreesboro City students are testing all this week.

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MCS expands Gifted Education Program with Gifted Academy
MCS expands Gifted Education Program with Gifted Academy

Twenty-five teachers from Murfreesboro City Schools received their Tennessee Employment Standard for Gifted Teaching after completing the MTSU/MCS Gifted Academy.

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Preview day for CITY SCHOOL Kindergarten Students and Parents
Preview day for CITY SCHOOL Kindergarten Students and Parents

Students beginning kindergarten in 2017 and their parents are invited to preview day at the Murfreesboro City School to which they are zoned.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Festival Choir Set to Perform March 9
Murfreesboro City Schools Festival Choir Set to Perform March 9

Music teachers and students from all 12 Murfreesboro City Schools will be participating in the 5th Annual MCS Festival Choir concert Thursday, March 9th.

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City Schools Promote Attendance This Tuesday
City Schools Promote Attendance This Tuesday

Murfreeesboro City Schools will hold a Perfect Attendance Day this coming Tuesday (12/6/2016) to promote regular attendance and reduce chronic absence.

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Mitchell-Neilson a
Mitchell-Neilson a "Leader in Me" School

Mitchell-Neilson School is getting nationwide attention as a Leader in Me School.

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City Schools Foundation Back to School 5K/10K
City Schools Foundation Back to School 5K/10K

The City Schools Foundation will kick off the 2016-17 school year with a 5K/10K run on September 17, 2016.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Enrollment Hits Plateau
Murfreesboro City Schools Enrollment Hits Plateau

Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of the Murfreesboro City Schools, told WGNS that student growth has hit a plateau this year...

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Back to School This Week
Back to School This Week

It's back to school time for area students in Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City Schools.

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City School's Welcome New Parents August 4th

Murfreesboro City Schools will host a new parent welcome event on Thursday, August 4th, from 2-5 p.m. in the cafeteria at Patterson Park Community Center. This welcome party is designed for parents of students new to MCS entering grades one through six.

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Shavon Davis-Louis Named Cason Lane Principal
Shavon Davis-Louis Named Cason Lane Principal

Murfreesboro City Schools announces the appointment of Shavon Davis-Louis as the principal for Cason Lane Academy.

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Murfreesboro City School Board Says Goodbye to Longtime Members
Murfreesboro City School Board Says Goodbye to Longtime Members

With their final Murfreesboro City School Board meeting under their belts, two board members and the city council liaison will be retiring.

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M'boro City Schools Growing
M'boro City Schools Growing

The Murfreesboro City School system continues to grow. Director Dr. Linda Gilbert says they're adding 10 classrooms and a gym at Hobgood and there's construction at Bradley Academy.

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MTSU shares 'Farm2School' life with 1,200 City Schools' children
MTSU shares 'Farm2School' life with 1,200 City Schools' children

About 600 Murfreesboro City Schools' third-graders learned about the MTSU gardens and another 600 took in the dairy portion of the MTSU Experiential Learning and Research Center Thursday (May 12).

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Murfreesboro City Schools Job Fair Saturday
Murfreesboro City Schools Job Fair Saturday

Murfreesboro City Schools is hosting a recruitment fair from 9:30 to 11:00 am on Saturday, March 19. It's being held at Scales Elementary School on St. Andrews Drive.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Director on TNReady Failures
Murfreesboro City Schools Director on TNReady Failures

The director of Murfreesboro City Schools shares the same feelings of frustration shared by other school systems, parents and educators concerning the technology failures of TNReady.

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RuCo, M'Boro City Schools & MTSU OPEN Thursday
RuCo, M'Boro City Schools & MTSU OPEN Thursday

Rutherford County, Murfreesboro City and MTSU students will head back to the classroom Thursday as systems announce they'll be back in session.

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COLD WEATHER: Snow Day Talk with Murfreesboro City Schools
COLD WEATHER: Snow Day Talk with Murfreesboro City Schools

With winter weather in the forecast this week, kids eagerly anticipate possible snow days. The voice parents of Murfreesboro City School children hear on the phone calling about weather altering class schedules is Lisa Trail. She's the spokeswoman for the city system.

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Murfreesboro City Schools to Celebrate American Education Week
Murfreesboro City Schools to Celebrate American Education Week

"As we participate in the 94th annual celebration, Murfreesboro City Schools thanks all educational colleagues from administrators to volunteers who play a part in providing students with a quality, safe and nurturing environment to receive their education."

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Record Growth Leads to Need for More Murfreesboro City School Classrooms
Record Growth Leads to Need for More Murfreesboro City School Classrooms

Just over 12-percent growth over the last two school years is leading Murfreesboro City Schools to add classroom space and consider a new school in the near future.

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Murfreesboro City Schools continue to grow
Murfreesboro City Schools continue to grow

Murfreesboro City Schools are growing again this school year.

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'Storytellers' features Murfreesboro City Schools Director Linda Gilbert
'Storytellers' features Murfreesboro City Schools Director Linda Gilbert

Schools within the city of Murfreesboro rank among the best in the nation as recently published in the education research website www.Niche.com. Educating children from prekindergarten through sixth grade, Murfreesboro City Schools are administered under the leadership of Dr. Linda Gilbert, director of schools.

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School Bells Ring This Week; Eagleville Addition Ribbon Cutting
School Bells Ring This Week; Eagleville Addition Ribbon Cutting

School bells will ring this week first for Murfreesboro City students, then Rutherford County students.

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Jenny Ortiz Named Principal at Bradley Academy
Jenny Ortiz Named Principal at Bradley Academy

Assistant Principal Jenny Ortiz has been named Principal at Bradley Academy Elementary. Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools, announced Monday the appointment of Ortiz as Principal replacing Dr. Kim Fowler. Ortiz will assume her new role as principal immediately.

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New parks in Murfreesboro will be attached to City School Campuses
New parks in Murfreesboro will be attached to City School Campuses

New parks in Murfreesboro will actually be a part of existing Murfreesboro City School campuses.

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MCS Announces New Assistant Principals

Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools, announces the appointment of key individuals for the upcoming school year.

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Former Murfreesboro City Schools Band Teacher convicted for sexual exploitation of a minor
Former Murfreesboro City Schools Band Teacher convicted for sexual exploitation of a minor

A former band teacher for the City of Murfreesboro School System was recently in court to face charges dealing with the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Best Public School Art Reception Thursday At MTSU

There is a reception from 4:00 to 6:00 this Thursday afternoon at MTSU's Todd Art Gallery. It is an invitational exhibition of artwork from students of Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County Schools. The Winner's Circle exhibit runs now though May 29th.

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TCAP Tests This Week

This is the week students in Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools take the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program tests or T-CAP.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Job Fair
Murfreesboro City Schools Job Fair

Murfreesboro City Schools will host a job fair. It's coming up Saturday, April 11th at Overall Creek Elementary School from 9am until 11am. The job fair is an opportunity for job applicants to meet principals and other support area administrators.

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City Schools Musical Performances WILL Go On

A couple of Murfreesboro City Schools musical events WILL take place this weekend, despite schools being out the past two days.

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Ask Teachers Before Making Education Standard Changes
Ask Teachers Before Making Education Standard Changes

While the Tennessee General Assembly considers changes to educations standards in the state, a local schools leader suggests consulting educators.

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Locally farmed food at the Murfreesboro City Schools
Locally farmed food at the Murfreesboro City Schools

The city schools received a $40,000 planning grant to increase the use of locally farmed food in school lunchrooms and to better connect school cafeterias and students with local farmers.

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Overall Creek Students Wow as Tennessee's Deciduous Forest is Brought to Life
Overall Creek Students Wow as Tennessee's Deciduous Forest is Brought to Life

The florescent light of the hallway is blocked completely once you enter the dark, limestone cave. Rocks protrude from the walls, worms inch along the craggy terrain and the faint dripping of groundwater echoes through the expanse.

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Math Textbook Adoption
Math Textbook Adoption

Parents and residents can review mathematics textbooks being considered for adoption by Murfreesboro City Schools in February.

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2014 Was Biggest Growth Year For Murfreesboro City Schools
2014 Was Biggest Growth Year For Murfreesboro City Schools

2014 was the biggest growth year in the history of Murfreesboro City Schools.

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State Leaders to Hear from Educators

Rutherford County state legislative leaders will join members of both the Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County School Boards for a joint meeting this week.

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Election Day: City Schools Open; County Closed
Election Day: City Schools Open; County Closed

With election day coming up Tuesday, Murfreesboro City Schools are making plans to have voters in their buildings while school is in session.

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Cold & Flu Season: When to Keep Kids Home from School
Cold & Flu Season: When to Keep Kids Home from School

It's a dilemma for every parent. When to keep their kids home from school when they don't feel well.

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RuCo & M'boro City Schools Half Day Tuesday

Students in Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools will only go a half day on Tuesday.

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Scales Elementary Teachers
Scales Elementary Teachers "Rap" Importance of Serving

The faculty at one city school are encouraging others to get involved in community projects. Scales Elementary teachers are rapping their thoughts.

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Want to work for the Murfreesboro City Schools?
Want to work for the Murfreesboro City Schools?

Murfreesboro City Schools will present an opportunity for job applicants to meet the city support area administrators on Tuesday, September 23 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

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Reminder: Back to School Blast this Saturday
Reminder: Back to School Blast this Saturday

School has been back in session for two weeks now, but the celebration is just beginning. Murfreesboro City Schools spokesperson Lisa Trail says the Back to School Blast is slated for Saturday in Cannonsburgh.

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City School's Anti-Bullying Kickoff Wednesday
City School's Anti-Bullying Kickoff Wednesday

Murfreesboro City Schools will kick off the nationally recognized bullying prevention program on Wednesday.

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Back to School Week
Back to School Week

It's the week summer comes to an end for area school children. It's back to school week for both Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City school students and teachers.

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Gearing Up for Back to School
Gearing Up for Back to School

We are getting closer, believe it or not, to back to school time for Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City students. In fact, it's just a little more than two weeks away. 

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NEW INFORMATION: Governor Defends TCAP Score Delay
NEW INFORMATION: Governor Defends TCAP Score Delay

NASHVILLE - We've been continuing to follow the story about TCAP results being delayed. Now, Governor Haslam is weighing in.

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City Schools TCAP Scores Not with Report Cards
City Schools TCAP Scores Not with Report Cards

(MURFREESBORO) - WGNS reported Rutherford County School students would have TCAP scores reflected in their final report card, which will be given to students Thursday. We did find out from Murfreesboro City Schools spokesperson Lisa Trail that the system received a special waiver from the state and report cards went home without TCAP scores. 

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Busy Summer for Murfreesboro City Schools
Busy Summer for Murfreesboro City Schools

Summer brings a busy schedule for Murfreesboro City Schools. The CHOW (Combating Hunger on Wheels) program offers free breakfast and lunch. Plus, contractors and educators move quickly to complete construction of the new Overall Creek Elementary School.

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Murfreesboro children 18 and younger can participate in the FREE summer feeding program
Murfreesboro children 18 and younger can participate in the FREE summer feeding program

Children do not have to register in advance, they simply stop by any of the locations at the designated times to enjoy a healthy meal.

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Black Fox Principal Joe Thompson Receives Statewide Honors
Black Fox Principal Joe Thompson Receives Statewide Honors

On Thursday (5/8/2014), when the Education Consumers Foundation recognized Principal Joe Thompson for his role in making Black Fox Elementary one of the most effective schools in the state of Tennessee

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Students Begin TCAP Testing This Week

Students in grades 3 through 8 will begin taking TCAP tests this week. Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County School systems are preparing for the T-CAP testing.

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City School's Kindergarten Registration May 8 - 9

If your child plans to attend kindergarten at a Murfreesboro City School, you need to register on May 8th and 9th. 

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Covey based "Leader In Me" program at Mitchell-Neilson this fall!

Mitchell-Neilson School will introduce the Leader in Me program in the 2014-15 school year and invites the public to attend an overview of The Leader in Me transformational leadership process. 

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City Students Year to End Early

A state Department of Education provision will allow Murfreesboro City School students to end classes early this year. City schools spokesperson Lisa Trail says the last half day of school has been changed to Wednesday, May 21st. 

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"Teacher of the Year" in the City of Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro City Schools is proud to announce the 2014 Teachers of the Year. Teachers from each school were nominated for the prestigious education award given by  the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Overall Creek Elementary School...A Gem For The City School System!
Overall Creek Elementary School...A Gem For The City School System!

The city school's Overall Creek Elementary School has much work before it opens in July, but Principal Don Bartch's enthusiasm will make it happen!

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Offutt to Lead Reeves-Rogers in 2014-15
Offutt to Lead Reeves-Rogers in 2014-15

Murfreesboro City Schools is proud to announce the appointment of Laurie Offutt as the principal for the new Reeves-Rogers Elementary. Reeves-Rogers will reopen as a traditional kindergarten through sixth grade school in the 2014-15 school year. 

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Murfreesboro City Schools: Principal Don Bartch of new Overall Creek Elementary and Lisa Trail
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Overall Creek Introduces New Identities
Overall Creek Introduces New Identities

Murfreesboro City Schools is pleased to announce the new mascot and logo for Overall Creek Elementary. Overall Creek will be known as the home of the Otters with a purple and gold color theme.

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MCS Celebrates School Counselors
MCS Celebrates School Counselors

Murfreesboro City Schools will celebrate National School Counseling Week. The special week honoring school counselors provides recognition for counselors who implement comprehensive school counseling programs, a vital part of the educational process for all students.

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Farm Credit Helps Hobgood Elementary with Greenhouse
Farm Credit Helps Hobgood Elementary with Greenhouse

Farm Credit of Mid America presents Hobgood Elementary 6th Grade Teacher Chick Knitter and Principal Tammy Garrett with a check for $1,500.  The check will cover the replacement parts needed to maintain the greenhouse currently located at Hobgood.

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Murfreesboro School Board to Receive Special Recognition This Week
Murfreesboro School Board to Receive Special Recognition This Week

Murfreesboro City Schools, the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) and communities across the state will recognize the work of boards of education Jan. 19 – 25, 2014 during School Board Appreciation Week.

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Johnson Named Scales Elementary Principal
Johnson Named Scales Elementary Principal
Maria Johnson will be taking over as principal of Scales Elementary School in January. This comes after current principal, Don Bartch, was recently named principal at the city's newest school, Overall Creek, which will open next school year. 
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Murfreesboro City Schools Public Hearing on Rezoning
Adding Overall Creek School will mean a city-wide rezoning of Murfreesboro City Schools. Spokesperson Lisa Trail tells WGNS News not only will Scales and Cason Lane schools be rezoned, they're using this as an opportunity to look at each school.
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Back to School for Area Students
It's back to school day for almost 78-hundred Murfreesboro City School students today (Monday) as summer draws to a close. County students also go back this week.
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Murfreesboro City Schools Report High Marks in Past TCAP Scores - What Will Happen This Upcoming School Year?
TCAP Achievement Level Results for Grades 3-8 show Murfreesboro City Schools teachers and students can celebrate their accomplishments for the 2012-13 school year.
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School Starts When for County and City Schools?
The first full day for county students will fall on Monday, August 12th. 
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City School's Director Linda Gilbert Talks To Murfreesboro Rotary Club
On Tuesday (7/23/2013) Murfreesboro City Schools Director Linda Gilbert told the Murfreesboro Rotary Club that two of the city school system's four values are the most difficult.
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Murfreesboro - Chinese Educational Ties Strengthened

A day after formalizing ties with Murfreesboro City Schools, a Chinese education group deepened its partnership with area schools on Friday (7/12/2013) by signing a similar pact with Rutherford County Schools for cultural and educational exchanges.

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Kindergarten & 7th Graders Must Have Immunizations Before School Starts

It's less than a month before school starts back. Murfreesboro City Schools spokesperson Lisa Trail tells WGNS News now is the best time for parents to make sure their children have the proper vaccinations.

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So What Will the New Murfreesboro City School Be Called?

Wednesday was the deadline to suggest a new name for the soon to be built Murfreesboro City School off of Veterans Parkway. The question now is – what names were suggested and which name with the schools choose?

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Someone Tried to Catch Mitchell Neilson Elementary On Fire?

Unknown persons allegedly tried to start a fire next to a local school, that according to a Murfreesboro Police Report.

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Murfreesboro Schools Employee Named President of Tennessee School Nutrition Association
Murfreesboro City Schools’ Sandy Scheele, Supervisor of Child Nutrition, has been selected as the President of Tennessee School Nutrition Association (TSNA).  
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Local Teacher Wins Award, Says She Has Never Worked a Day in Her Life!
Local Teacher Wins Award, Says She Has Never Worked a Day in Her Life!
“When you love teaching children, you never work a day in your life. My award is not so much a result of an extraordinary teacher, but rather an extraordinary belief in my students..." 
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What Happened During the 2012-2013 Murfreesboro City School Year? TONS OF THINGS!
The Murfreesboro City Council approved land for the new school that will be on the west side of town.
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Murfreesboro City Schools Band Teacher ARRESTED on Solicitation Charges
Murfreesboro Police Detectives assisted the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning in apprehending a Murfreesboro City Schools band teacher.

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AWESOME: 850 People show up for Read To Succeed and M'boro City School Event
AWESOME: 850 People show up for Read To Succeed and M'boro City School Event
“With a first-time event, you never know how many people will come,” Mitchell said. “We are so excited that this many people came here tonight to spend time with their families...."
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Murfreesboro City Schools offer
Murfreesboro City Schools offer "Serving Up Soul" event for African American Community
The public is invited to enjoy the culture through art, food, and music including entertainment from students of Bradley Academy, Bellwood Preschool and the African American community. 
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More Murfreesboro Police in Murfreesboro City Schools
Murfreesboro Police are increasing their presence at Murfreesboro City Schools after the shooting incident in Connecticut.
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