The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development's American Job Center (AJC) in Murfreesboro will host a hiring event for Yates Services and Envision AESC this Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m
The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
If Murfreesboro School Director Linda Gilbert and about 7,000 screaming Murfreesboro City Schools' students have their way, the Education Day partnership with MTSU and the Lady Raiders basketball team will never end.
The total enrollment for students in PreK- 12 grade has increased 25% from last school year and PCA now has more than 470 students enrolled for the 2017-2018 school year.
UPDATE: The Rutherford County School Board voted Wednesday night to close schools on Monday (8/21/17) for the total eclipse event because of concerns about safety.
The new addition cost a little over $2-million and allows for the schools capacity to reach the 1,000 student mark.
Murfreesboro City Schools invites parents, students and families to its district-wide open house. All Murfreesboro City Schools will be hosting an open house at their school on Thursday, August 3, 2017.
Kindergarten registration is coming up in May for the 2017-2018 school year in the City of Murfreesboro. Greg Lyles, Coordinator of Community Initiatives for the City Schools, stated...
UPDATE: The Town of LaVergne wants to see the Rutherford County Schools building plan change slightly to allow for a reconstruction addition to the LaVergne Middle School sooner rather than later.
Former Murfreesboro City Schools band teacher Lavar Jernigan has appealed his conviction after he was found guilty of six counts of especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor.
School Vouchers continue to be discussed by the Tennessee General Assembly, but Rutherford County Schools do not fall in the category of under-performing like some schools in the state.
Murfreesboro City Schools is hosting a teacher recruitment fair from 9:30 to 11:30 am on Saturday, March 18 at Scales Elementary School.
Black Fox Elementary recently broke ground with a $2.2 million expansion project which includes ten additional classrooms, storage and parking.
The number of school students in Rutherford County is growing at a rapid rate, now surpassing Hamilton County. James Evans, spokesperson for the Rutherford County School system, told WGNS...
Murfreesboro City Schools will celebrate the expansion of Black Fox elementary with a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday (Jan. 20, 2017).
Murfreesboro City Schools will reopen this Wednesday after the extended holiday break.
"This year's event will highlight Cason Lane Academy," says Board Chair Ben Parsley. "At this 10th year celebration, we are also thrilled to honor one of the charter members of The City Schools Foundation -- Mr. John Floyd."
From 10 am until 2 pm students and families can experience music, food, dances, art and activities from Latin America.
Money raised by The City Schools Foundation benefits Murfreesboro City Schools' pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade students.
Bradley Academy school students in Murfreesboro are celebrating Peace Day Wednesday by placing pinwheels in the ground outside of the school.
On Wednesday, September 14, more than 120 students from Middle Tennessee State University assembled nearly 2,700 healthy snack packs in partnership with United Way's Hometown Huddle.
The Murfreesboro City Schools Farm to School program hosted their First Farm Saturday at Cason Lane Elementary on Saturday, August 27.
Robin Newell, the Principal of Mitchell Neilson Schools in Murfreesboro, has been selected as one of the nine finalist in Tennessee.
Parents who utilize the MCS Extended School Program (ESP) should find more benefits than just the convenience of after school care.
Murfreesboro City Schools held their back to school blast this past Saturday. The event was at the Cannonsburgh Village.
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen unveiled today a roster of education leaders and advocates to serve on the Dyslexia Advisory Council, a group designed to explore ways to screen students for characteristics of dyslexia and identify resources for teachers to support students with the characteristics of dyslexia.
Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools, is proud to announce the appointment of key individuals in leadership positions for the upcoming school year.
This year over 18 community agencies will combine with several emergency responder vehicles, the mobile library, mobile health unit and snack stands to celebrate the new school year.
Jeff McCann will be the next principal of Thurman Francis Arts Academy in Smyrna, Director of Schools Don Odom announced.
Murfreesboro City Schools offered their first ever special needs camp at Scales Elementary from June 6 - 10.
Starting in July Tennessee students in elementary schools will be doing more of just that with a change in state law that will require them to get additional physical activity.
The directive by President Obama on Monday instructs all public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity, not their gender from birth...
Approximately 25 percent of Tennessee high school students indicated they were physically active for one hour per day; the national rate was 27.1 percent.
The annual trip provides an opportunity for school children, most of who live in the city, to visit a working farm and discover where many of their food products and other farm things come from.
Former Presidential candidate and Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is the keynote speaker for the 20th annual Legacy of Light Gala benefiting Middle Tennessee Christian School (MTCS) on Thursday, April 28.
The Rutherford County Commission voted unanimously on March 17 to fund the first year of the Rutherford County Schools' building plan.
Students in Ms. Gilliland's fifth grade class at Hobgood Elementary are experiencing the wonders of technology through the use of their iPads and an online app named Aurasma.
Music teachers and students from all 12 Murfreesboro City Schools will be participating in the 4th Annual Murfreesboro City Schools Festival Choir concert Thursday, March 10.
Kindergarten registration will be here before you know it. Lisa Trail, spokesperson for the Murfreesboro City School System told WGNS news...
Teacher.org has analyzed 107 school districts in Tennessee and announced that the Murfreesboro City Schools has been ranked as the 5th best school for Teacher Support in the state.
The fair is designed to match qualified candidates to the over 100 anticipated available teaching positions within the pre-k through 6 grade school system for the 2016-17 school year.
An effort to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has cleared its last major committee before a full House vote.
The mother of a 15-year old Siegel High School student is upset with the Rutherford County School system and Siegel High for expelling her son for a full year.
Registration is required to attend Visitors' Day. To register for Visitors' Day or to schedule an individual tour, call (615) 904-0902 or email Pete Majors, Director of Enrollment Management/ Marketing...
Surveillance video at Northfield Elementary School in Murfreesboro shows that someone in a Dodge Ram truck had a little fun on the grass.
"The Fall Festival will offer indoor and outdoor activities and entertainment for children of all ages," says Bette McFarland, PCA Development Director.
Murfreesboro City Schools are growing again this school year.
Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans told WGNS that students were transported to a different school after the threat was called in...
Apparently a 13-year old child spent the night in the McCord home, which is where the said abuse took place.
New parks in Murfreesboro will actually be a part of existing Murfreesboro City School campuses.
Immunization requirements apply to any student enrolling in a Tennessee school for the first time including all Kindergarten students. Requirements also apply to all rising seventh graders.
Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools, has announced the appointment of key individuals for the upcoming school year.
The $65,776,937 MCS budget was developed based on infrastructure and personnel essential to assure the success of Murfreesboro's children. It is constructed on an enrollment of 8419 students...
It is almost time to register your children for kindergarten for the Murfreesboro City Schools. Public Information Officer Lisa Trail tells News Radio WGNS...
Providence Christian Academy will host Visitors' Day for prospective students on Wednesday, April 1 from 8am-noon. During Visitors' Day, prospective students entering 1st- 12th grade and their families...
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.
Providence Christian Academy will host Visitors' Day on February 16 from 8am-noon and an Open House on Saturday, February 28 from 9-11am.
Application deadline is Friday, January 9, 2015.
Former Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg and wife, Jeanne, join an elite group of public servants to be honored by The City Schools Foundation...
Providence Christian Academy invites prospective students and their families to attend PCA Visitors' Day on Wednesday, December 3rd from 7:45am-noon.
The foundation will distribute approximately $50,000.00 in this round of grant approvals.
The Discovery Center, Murfreesboro City Schools and Rutherford County Schools are proud to present Healthy Me, Healthy You...
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.
United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is partnering with Murfreesboro City Schools and Rutherford County Schools to refurbish playgrounds on September 26, 2014.
With hundreds of school children, cars, and buses coming and going, the City of Murfreesboro is taking extra precautions to make sure the first full day of school is a safe one.
Providence Christian Academy will celebrate the completion of a 4,200 square foot addition to the current school building with a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting on August 27 at 9:00 a.m.
Middle Tennessee Christian School won State Titles in both categories of the Intermediate Division during a trap shooting tournament.
Someone got the wise idea to spray paint a head and hands on the rear of Siegel Elementary School in Murfreesboro.
This is the kind of impact Camp PRiSM — Practices in Science and Math — can have on the Murfreesboro City Schools children who attend each year.
The Rutherford County School Nutrition department will once again offer the Summer Food Service Program, which will be held Monday-Friday June 2-July 24. The program will not be open July 4th.
In Rutherford County, Blackman High School and Siegel High School were not ranked on the list by number...
Free Early Childhood Screening’s will be conducted on Monday, March 24th in Murfreesboro. City School’s Spokesperson Lisa Trail explains the purpose of the screening…
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.
A political forum for City of Murfreesboro School Board Candidates was on the air Friday morning. Hear the forum below.
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The concert will showcase students from Black Fox, Bradley, Cason Lane, Discovery School, Erma Siegel, Hobgood, John Pittard, Mitchell-Neilson, Northfield and Scales.
Rutherford County Schools are opening two-hours late today (Thursday) and Murfreesboro "City" Schools will open on time. Providence and Webb Schools (Private) will be open two hours late.
Motlow will be closed today in Smyrna.
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.
A new report finds that despite progress made over the last decade, only about one-in-three students in the state are proficient at reading when he or she reaches the fourth grade.
Mayor Burgess confirmed a new school is needed as our student population has grown to about 40,000 students.
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.
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...
New laptop computers and iPads for school students in Murfreesboro elementary schools.
Earlier this month, WGNS told you about a newly formed educational partnership between MTSU, Rutherford County Schools, Murfreesboro City Schools and China.
You can see a video with this news story of police taking down the shooter during their exercise on Wednesday afternoon.
Rutherford County Schools OPENING 2-HOURS LATE, Lancaster Christian Academy -OPENING 2-HOURS LATE, Providence Christian Academy - Opening 2-hours late, Murfreesboro "City" Schools OPENING ON TIME
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