Lascassas teacher nominated for prestigious Athena Award credits Junior League of Murfreesboro with helping her develop leadership skills and confidence

Jun 16, 2021 at 11:25 am by WGNS

Lascassas teacher April Holland has come a long way.She always preferred working in the background and supporting others with their projects.But her experience with the Junior.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools, Principal Mark Gonyea working to put final touches on new Plainview Elementary School, which will host a community ribbon-cutting Aug. 1

Jun 16, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

Click HERE for a Photo Tour of Plainview Elementary School From the outside it has looked like the site of a future elementary school for quite some time.Monday morning, Dr. M.... Read More

Central Magnet School graduates compete in Great Race again

Jun 15, 2021 at 08:57 pm by WGNS

Four Central Magnet School graduates will concentrate not on speed but accuracy when they compete in the Hemmings Motor News Great Race starting Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

Temporary federal program to help eligible families pay for internet service during the pandemic

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:26 am by WGNS

The Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program may be able to help families of students who are struggling to afford their monthly internet.... Read More

Smyrna FFA receives $1,200 Living to Serve grant from National FFA Organization

Jun 09, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

The Smyrna FFA chapter in Smyrna, TN has been awarded a Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant in the amount of $1200.The nationwide program provides grant money to local.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Director earns third MTSU education degree

Jun 07, 2021 at 02:38 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For MTSU alumnus Trey Duke, education was a calling.  From his first MTSU degree in education in 2003, his recent appointment t.... Read More

JaQuan LeGrand becomes first of eight siblings to graduate high school; teen was homeless in Tennessee and now plans to major in computer engineering

Jun 04, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Polite. Well-mannered. Positive. Humble. Willing to listen. Open to advice. Vulnerable.Those are just a few of the adjectives used to describe JaQuan LeGrand (photo above).Syd.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools summer learning camps provide bridge between school years

Jun 02, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

The four-week K-8 summer camps are under way at 14 sites throughout Rutherford County.More than 6,000 students — many of whom participated in distance learning this past.... Read More

High schools announce perfect attendance awards for graduates

May 27, 2021 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools  During the recent graduation ceremonies, high schools across Rutherford County recognized those seniors who had perfect att.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announce free summer food sites

May 27, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will once again offer multiple sites for the free summer food program, which is available for any child 18 or under in Rutherford County.  Beca.... Read More

Two Oakland High School Students Receive Positive Opportunity in Agriculture Education

May 26, 2021 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

Two Oakland High School students in Murfreesboro were selected to participate in special agriculture programs at the local, state and regional levels.11th Grader Marley Pool.... Read More

Siegel's Whitman Czajkowski Wins National Beta Club Scholarship

May 24, 2021 at 05:45 am by WGNS

A Siegel High School senior in Murfreesboro got top recognition recently. Whitman Czajkowski was selected for one of the 252 National Beta Club scholarships in the country..... Read More

Cason Lane Academy Earn Tennessee Designated STEM School Status

May 20, 2021 at 01:29 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Cason Lane Academy, a Murfreesboro City School, was named a Tennessee Designated STEM School by the Tennessee Department of Education in partnership with t.... Read More

Holloway High math teacher state-level finalist for teaching award

May 20, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

Monica White was buckling her two-year-old son, Steven, into the car seat of her GMC Acadia when she heard the email notification on her iPhone ping.White, a math instructor a.... Read More

24 Rutherford County Freshman selected for MTSU’s True Blue 100

May 19, 2021 at 11:14 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee State University has released its “True Blue 100” honorees and nearly a fourth of those honored attend a Rutherford County high school.For 2021, 2.... Read More

LaVergne Middle hosts countywide all-star softball game

May 18, 2021 at 09:23 am by WGNS

The third annual Rutherford County middle school softball all-star event was recently hosted by LaVergne Middle School. Players and coaching staffs from a.... Read More

Siegel High Structured Instruction Prom

May 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

The Siegel High School Structured Instruction Classes recently held a luau-themed prom at school. Support from Smyrna Ready Mix, Lewis Bakery, Wopbop Balloons, Whitman Czajkow.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Name New Principals for 2021-22 School Year

May 14, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Dr. Trey Duke is proud to welcome Ynetia Avant Campbell back to Murfreesboro City Schools as Principal of Northfield Elementary. Campbell joins Northfiel.... Read More

Five Rutherford County graduates will attend prestigious United States Air Force, Naval and Military Academy at West Point; four seniors presented with ROTC Distinguished Leader Graduate Awar

May 11, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Lance Garcia was 10 years old when his father decided to enlist in the United States Air Force.The Central Magnet senior’s grandfather did the same in the 1940s.“T.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High air rifle team finishes third in state, fifth in nation

May 11, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT: A veteran team of JROTC cadets from Stewarts Creek High School finished third in the state and fifth at the JROTC Air Rifle Army Nationals.The S.... Read More