As the district’s first Learning Loss Coordinator, Davis working to develop programming to accelerate learning for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Oct 25, 2021 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

Twenty years later, Elizabeth Davis has a rather unique way of recalling her move from Giles to Shelby County when she enrolled at the University of Memphis.Her hometown of Pu.... Read More

A look into Sciences and Virtual Field Trips within the Murfreesboro City Schools

Oct 25, 2021 at 09:03 am by Producer

During the first half of the program (listen above), WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to Murfreesboro City Schools Communication Specialist Torri Carr and Cason Lane Academy Pr.... Read More

Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee

Oct 21, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nine Rutherford County celebrities will compete in the 15th annual Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee on Nov. 4th at 6 p.m. The special event w.... Read More

Central Magnet, Thurman Francis ranked among top three middle schools in Tennessee

Oct 15, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Two of the top three middle schools in the state of Tennessee — Central Magnet School, first, and Thurman Francis Arts Academy, third — are from Rutherford County,.... Read More

The Webb School gets to celebrate 150th anniversary finale -- in 152nd year

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. – It is a year and a half later than expected, but The Webb School’s 150th anniversary celebration finale will be hosted on campus Oct. 21-.... Read More

Newly hired Rutherford County Schools’ general counsel graduated from LaVergne High, Middle Tennessee State University; after fleeing Poland with parents, family during communism in 1980s

Oct 12, 2021 at 08:30 pm by WGNS

“I have an interesting story.”The statement itself was not all that interesting, but what came next was attention grabbing and, perhaps, a bit thought-provoking.Ea.... Read More

Pay increase approved to attract substitute teachers at hard-to-fill schools

Oct 01, 2021 at 03:06 pm by WGNS

A contract addendum increasing the daily pay and bill rate for substitutes in six hard-to-fill schools — LaVergne high and middle, LaVergne Lake, Roy Waldon, Smyrna Midd.... Read More

Suspects arrested after gunfire in parking lot during local high school football game

Sep 29, 2021 at 04:51 pm by WGNS

No one suffered injuries after a man allegedly fired a handgun in the air in a rear parking lot during the Stewarts Creek High School football game Friday, a Rutherford County.... Read More

Late Richard Siegel’s investment pays off for school programs, students

Sep 28, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

By all accounts, the late Richard Siegel was a simple man.Those who knew him say the lifelong Rutherford County farmer, who passed away January 2, 1998, would have never imagi.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Mask Mandate to End September 29th, but that mandate could be extended

Sep 23, 2021 at 07:53 pm by WGNS

Students wearing masks is helping to reduce the spread of COVID, that's the latest from the Murfreesboro City Schools....That was City School's spokesperson Lisa Trail, who.... Read More

Rutherford County students gain access to STEM opportunities through $25,000 Nissan donation

Sep 23, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County students will have increased access to STEM programs and materials thanks to a generous $25,000 donation from Nissan North America.STEM stands for Science, T.... Read More

Siegel Middle designated ‘Path to College’ school for third consecutive school year

Sep 21, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

For the third consecutive school year, Siegel Middle has been designated a Path to College school for 2020–2021 by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.Believing it.... Read More

Local school's to hold safety drills for an active shooter and more on September 27th

Sep 16, 2021 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Being a school resource officer has changed over the years and more than likely, what they train for in schools today, would not have been imaginable in the 1980's and perha.... Read More

Eagleville seniors giving back to K-12 school through ‘challenges’

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Eagleville has been a unique community well-before it agreed to become part of Rutherford County in 1877.Today, it remains the only K-12 school in the district and, in her fir.... Read More
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Tenille Townes engages Stewarts Creek Middle music class using power of music as CMA Foundation Artist Ambassador

Sep 15, 2021 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Shortly after turning 14, Tenille Townes made her first trip to Nashville with her parents and on the drive back up to Canada she “just got to dreaming.”Then, seve.... Read More

UPDATE: Rocky Fork Middle Student Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder After Alleged Altercation with Knife

Sep 14, 2021 at 01:03 pm by WGNS

One student was treated for his injuries after being stabbed allegedly by another student before classes began Tuesday at Rocky Fork Middle School in Smyrna, a Rutherford Coun.... Read More

Johnson first woman selected to serve as chair of Rutherford County School Board

Sep 14, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

PHOTO: Director of Schools Bill Spurlock (L) and Tiffany Johnson (R) move on to the next item on the agenda moments after Johnson selected first woman to serve as chair of Rut.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools temporary mask requirement begins

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Mask are now required to be worn at all Rutherford County Schools. This news in after being adopted by the Rutherford County Board of Education last week. The Rutherfo.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools STEM Programs Receive a Nissan Neighbor Gift

Sep 13, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) STEM program received a generous donation from The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation in conjunction with the.... Read More

Rockvale Area Growing in Leaps and Bounds - School Addition a Must

Sep 13, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Parents may be wondering about all the activity happening on the three Rockvale school campuses.Multiple projects are in motion as the school district prepares to add classroo.... Read More