Webb School, a private school in Bell Buckle, told parents that the school is closed...
The date as to when schools across the state of Tennessee will reopen is a floating date that could change. Governor Bill Lee said that the situation will be examined on March 31, 2020...
The schools are asking that children in all grades don't hang out together or visit with one another...
UPDATE: The Rutherford County School System is being proactive with the increased threat of the coronavirus.
Twenty-seven teachers from Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) received their Tennessee Employment Standard for Gifted Teaching on March 7 after completing the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) and MCS Gifted Academy. Since its inception in 2015, 167 teachers have graduated from the academy.
A note found at Christiana Middle School in Murfreesboro on Highway 231 South was alleged to contain a "Hit List" with names on it. The note was reportedly found on the floor at the school and turned into the school principal Friday morning (3/6/2020).
MORE INFORMATION: Evidently, the threat suggesting something would happen on Thursday was found on a bathroom stall Wednesday (2/26/2020). However, parents were not notified about the threat until the following school day after class was well underway.
Murfreesboro City Schools is proud to announce the 2020 Teachers of the Year. Teachers from each school were nominated for the prestigious education award given by the Tennessee Department of Education.
Blackman Elementary School in Murfreesboro will be hosting a back to school bash on Saturday (August 3, 2019). The event will include free food, bounce houses, free games between 10 AM and 12 noon.
The Rutherford County School system continues their search for new crossing guards. The schools have a total of 49 schools and up to 25 new crossing guards are now needed.
As the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Jimmy Sullivan says teachers attending the annual Summer Conference training should target academic standards as most effective way to help students
The Rutherford County system will have a half day on Tuesday, August 6th.
Oakland High School students will compete in DECA's ICDC international Conference in Orlando, Fl in April after qualifying on the state level last week in Chattanooga.
The winter break will end for Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City School students on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
Students and parents set up and worked information tables based on their own backgrounds and traditions representing over 15 different countries.
It was confirmed to be non-functioning, and the student says he brought it to school to repair it during STEM class.
No weapons have been found at Riverdale High School and the school was not on lockdown Friday. County schools spokesman James Evans said, "Unfortunately..."
As a part of Cannon County Schools' School-Wide Positive Behavior Support program, bullying prevention efforts are an ongoing priority.
Need a new job? Nearby Wilson County is facing a problem of not having enough school bus drivers. This past week, the schools were short about 24 drivers.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam Tuesday (8/14/18) announced the first-ever statewide assessment of school facilities and safety procedures will be fully completed by the end of August, with unprecedented school security funding now available to school districts to implement identified school security and safety needs.
Two children were injured during a baseball clinic at Siegel Middle School on Saturday. Rutherford County Schools spokesperson James Evans stated...
School Spokesperson James Evans said that newly hired educators recently underwent a special training program to help them prepare for their upcoming semester...
Murfreesboro City Schools say that Wednesday, August 1st is the first half day of classes. Rutherford County goes back on August 6th...
Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released the results from the 2018 Tennessee Educator Survey, which was completed by nearly 40,000 Tennessee educators, representing 58 percent of the state's teachers...
Summer break is almost over for many students in Tennessee, and as plans are being made for another school year, it's important to make sure students receive their required immunizations before going back to the classroom.
Students at John Pittard Elementary were outside mapping house plans after spending weeks in the classroom learning ratio and proportional relationships in real-life form.
The young boy told the courts how helpless he was when the grown man, who he said he looked up to, started touching him on a regular basis
On Tuesday, September 5th WGNS confirmed with the Sheriff's Office that Hanson has officially been charged with "Unlawful Sexual Contact." Mr. Hanson will soon face the charge in court.
Every morning when Jasmine Glenn wakes up at 5:30 for a full day of summer school classes and one online class, she carries more than books.
Baker-Templeton succeeds former principal Julie Benson, who has been promoted to the instructional technology coordinator for the school district.
Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City Schools are closing two hours early today (Wednesday, April 5, 2017) due to the threat of possible severe storms. For the Murfreesboro School System, the ESP program will remain open until 6PM.
The Murfreesboro City Schools are reminding parents to leave their children in school and not take them out early before the Christmas break begins.
The principal at LaVergne High School has notified parents about a handgun being confiscated on campus Friday afternoon.
Did you know there is a court ordered school in Rutherford County? It is called the Rutherford County Teen Learning Center. Charles Rippy is the program manager at the school...
In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and U.S. Secretary of Education John King, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today joined 25 Republican senators in criticizing the Obama administration's decision to issue guidance for every public school in the United States regarding which bathrooms, locker rooms, and showers transgender students may use.
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.
Research in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology shows children learning two languages perform better at certain problem-solving tasks than their monolingual peers.
Twelve Rutherford County high schoolers completed a "fast track" nursing assistant certification course during winter break.
Tennessee is preparing to launch a $1 million advertising campaign to encourage adults who dropped out of college to go back and get their degrees.
A local school employee has been arrested after allegedly making her way into an ex-husbands house and photographing him in bed.
More than a dozen education advocacy groups are calling for more transparency from the Tennessee Department of Education after it failed to communicate a change it made in the way a student's test score is calculated.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to collect items for Back to School kits for kids Kindergarten through fifth grade through July 22, 2015.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is kicking off its Stuff the Bus school supply collection benefiting children Kindergarten through 5th grade in Rutherford and Cannon counties.
Monday, Governor Bill Haslam signed the Individualized Education Act that will benefit thousands of children with special needs.
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.
Director of Schools Don Odom is pleased to announce the appointment of Ann Haley as the next principal of John Colemon Elementary School.
MURFREESBORO - Additions to the current school facilities at Smyrna Elementary and Blackman Middle School are on target to open for fall classes in August. County Mayor Ernest Burgess talks about the Blackman Middle School addition, which is something that hasn't been done in the county before.
In Rutherford County, Blackman High School and Siegel High School were not ranked on the list by number...
Kickoff the beginning of the new school year at Literacy Day with Read To Succeed, Friends of Linebaugh Library, Olive Branch Church, the Jennings Jones Foundation and Newk’s on Saturday, August 3.
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