EDUCATION: Collaborative Conferencing in Rutherford County, Commentary by JC Bowman

Dec 01, 2022 at 08:57 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) COMMENTARY: Seemingly every year across the state “collaborative conferencing” gets debated by stakeholders and policymakers.  In Ruth.... Read More

‘We all need human connection’ and the Rutherford County Virtual School

Oct 20, 2022 at 11:02 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) While the term ‘virtual school’ may conjure memories of the pandemic, Rutherford County Virtual School continues into its third year, pu.... Read More

Holloway High School, ‘They won’t be invisible here’

Oct 06, 2022 at 01:41 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN) Holloway High School has been around for nearly a hundred years, though it certainly has gone through many changes during that time. Most notably, the or.... Read More

UPDATED: Beloved Riverdale High School Teacher Dies Unexpectedly over Fall Break - Funeral Services Announced

Oct 06, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) Funeral services have been announced for a beloved Riverdale High School history teacher who passed away over fall break. Stephen Joseph “Coach”.... Read More

Smyrna High School Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts 3 New Members

Sep 30, 2022 at 04:05 pm by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TN) Smyrna High School will be enshrining three individuals and two teams into their athletic hall of fame on October 15, 2022. Philip Shadowens and Pierre Lyons will.... Read More

UPDATE: Incident at Siegel High School Wednesday – No Serious Injuries

Sep 28, 2022 at 07:47 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) Rutherford County School Resource Officers responded to a fight at Siegel High School on Wednesday afternoon in Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro Police an.... Read More
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18th Annual Reading in Schools Day was a Positive Story throughout Rutherford County

Sep 22, 2022 at 12:06 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) On Friday, September 16th, Read To Succeed celebrated their 18th annual “Reading in the Schools Day” throughout Rutherford County. Over 30.... Read More

Smyrna Elementary to construct outdoor amphitheater and classroom

Sep 21, 2022 at 03:04 pm by WGNS News

  (SMYRNA, TN) Smyrna Elementary, district’s first STEM-designated school, enters partnership with Dow Smith Co. to construct outdoor amphitheater and classroom S.... Read More

Education Commissioner, lawmakers to host community forum on Sept. 22 in Smyrna

Sep 14, 2022 at 08:45 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn will join the Rutherford County legislative delegation for an education forum on Thursday, September 22 from 6-7 pm at the S.... Read More

Former RCS Teacher Taylor Cruze Indicted by Grand Jury

Sep 11, 2022 at 05:03 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Taylor Cruze, a former fifth-grade teacher at John Coleman Elementary School is free on $100,000 bond and her plea hearing is set for September 28, 2022. She was.... Read More

Oakland High School student work on display at Frist Art Museum

Sep 02, 2022 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Oakland High School IB student Fernanda Morelos-Gomez had a work of art selected for the Young Tennessee Artists show at the Frist Art Museum in Nashville.    .... Read More

LaVergne Middle launches Student Tech Crew curriculum to expose students to industry

Aug 31, 2022 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Through a new curriculum program, students at LaVergne Middle are gaining valuable tech skills and exploring future career opportunities before setting foot on a high school c.... Read More

Siegel High School Celebrates Its AP Capstone Diploma Recipients

Aug 30, 2022 at 06:19 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Thirty-six Siegel High School students were honored as AP scholars this past year based on AP test scores and completion of required classes.  .... Read More

LaVergne native graduates as Army automated logistical specialist

Aug 29, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

LAVERGNE, Tenn. – Pvt. Kimberly Cruz graduated from the U.S Army’s Advanced Individual Training as a logistics specialist at Fort Lee, Virginia, July 23.  Cr.... Read More

English grad student interns at Discovery Center thanks to new course

Aug 22, 2022 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Graduate student Sarah Hicks is not the typical English graduate program student. She returned to school after working fou.... Read More

Rutherford County SRO's sponsor a free teen driving class

Aug 16, 2022 at 08:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County teens may enroll in the free Defense Response Improving Vehicle Education (D.R.I.V.E.) driving class taught by Rutherford County Sheriff’s school res.... Read More

Impacting Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools: 10,000+ Teacher Shortage Likely Between Now and 2024 in TN

Aug 15, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee is experiencing a teacher shortage, which makes it hard on both Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools. "JC” Bowman, the Executive Director & CE.... Read More

Drive Safe and Use Caution in School Zones Throughout Rutherford County

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Law enforcement have increased patrol around schools - - this news in after a child was stuck and killed by a vehicle on East Main Street directly, afte.... Read More

Riverdale launches first Honors College program

Aug 11, 2022 at 07:23 am by WGNS

Riverdale Principal Tamera Blair has a quote framed and displayed behind her desk. “You can’t beat the person who never gives up,” reads the famous quot.... Read More

The Oakland High School FFA chapter of Murfreesboro has been named a Two Star Chapter for 2022 National Chapter award by National FFA Organization

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

INDIANAPOLIS – The Oakland High School FFA chapter has been recognized in 2022 National Chapter Award Program from the National FFA Organization. The program recognizes.... Read More