Op-Ed: Building Common Ground Around Education

Mar 19, 2021 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Op-Ed by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of TennesseeTennessee is a destination state for many in America according to domestic migration patterns.... Read More

The TN Bureau of Investigation Releases Report on School Crime in Tennessee

Mar 18, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two new studies Thursday, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Offering Summer School This Year

Mar 16, 2021 at 07:54 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Schools have not had summer school in past years, but that has changed this year. In fact, all schools across the Volunteer State are offering Summer Sch.... Read More

For the 2nd in her 49 years as an educator, Barfield Principal Judy Goodwin named Principal of the Year for Rutherford County Schools; now will compete for state title

Mar 04, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT Judy Goodwin is a circle living in a square world.She is a creative spirit “who pays attention to whacky ideas that come through inspiratio.... Read More

ACLU: Statement on Bill Excluding Transgender Student Athletes Passing Tennessee Senate

Mar 02, 2021 at 06:53 am by WGNS

On Monday, March 1st, the Tennessee Senate passed SB 228/HB 3, which would prohibit transgender student athletes from participating in athletics consistent with thei.... Read More

RCS Spoils 1,000 COVID Vaccinations

Feb 27, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County Schools received 1,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine this past Thursday (2/25/2021) for an upcoming employee clinic, but the school district mu.... Read More

Students at Holloway High School Participate in BITZ Week

Feb 26, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Holloway High School in Murfreesboro is part of the “BITZ” Program, which stands for “Be In the Zone - Turn Off Your Phone” campaign…That was Da.... Read More

Peer Model Preschool Applications Now Available in Murfreesboro

Feb 24, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) is accepting applications for typical peer models for the Integrated Preschool Program. The MCS Integrated Preschool offers preschoolers,.... Read More

Blackman High custodian publishes debut

Feb 23, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT, Rutherford County Schools: Loyd Elmore Jr. has been a custodian at Blackman High since August.He’s been writing short stories for decades.... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Murfreesboro City School Teachers set for this Friday

Feb 23, 2021 at 07:13 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Schools have changed their Asynchronous Learning Day that was set for Wednesday (02/24/21)… to Friday (02/26/21). Communications Director Lis.... Read More

Holding Tennessee Educators Harmless on End of the Year Evaluations, due to the COVID Pandemic

Feb 22, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

State Representative Charlie Baum who lives in Murfreesboro, says that three new bills will focus on helping children advance their learning and learn additional things they w.... Read More

Snow Patrol Closings/Cancellations for Monday (2-22-21)

Feb 21, 2021 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

School and business closures and cancellations due to winter weather are below. If you have any additions, tap here to send it to us for posting. SCHOOLS-- Rutherford County.... Read More

Excellence in Education Becomes an Outdoor Experience for Murfreesboro City Schools Foundation

Feb 10, 2021 at 08:24 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) The 14th Annual Excellence in Education will become An Outdoor Experience on Friday, May 1st at 6 p.m. The outdoor event will be held at Cannonsburgh V.... Read More

OPINION: Statement from the Professional Educators of Tennessee on the State of the State

Feb 09, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

The Below Opinion Submission is from the Professional Educators of Tennessee: We have not always seen eye-to-eye with Governor Lee on the administration’s vision an.... Read More

Jeannie Williams named RCS Supervisor of the Year for her role as instructional technology coordinator during pandemic

Feb 08, 2021 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT Dr. Jimmy Sullivan, the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, gathered his staff of coordinators for Rutherford County Schools in a.... Read More

Old State Farm Building Briefly Eyed as a Potential School Site, but Location Difficult

Feb 01, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools has had a small amount of interest in turning the old State Farm building into a school building. The structure is across the street from SportsC.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Continue their Search for Land in Blackman Area for up to 3 New Schools

Jan 27, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools continue to search for more property in one of the fastest growing areas of the community…That was Assistant Superintendent Trey Lee with.... Read More

Continued Talks about Zoning Changes for a new Elementary School in Christiana

Jan 26, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

Rezoning continues to be discussed by the Rutherford County School Board as the county nears the opening date of Plainview Elementary School in Christiana.The students that wi.... Read More

Power Outage in Smyrna Impacts Schools on Thursday

Jan 21, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

A power outage caused issues in Smyrna, TN at several schools on Thursday morning.Smyrna-area parents received an audio message from the schools their children attend when the.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries Proposes a New "OLD" Idea to Help Children with Literature

Jan 19, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries founder Cliff Sharp said that the non-profit plans to work with the Murfreesboro City Schools to help students with reading. Sharp got the idea to help c.... Read More