UPDATE: Number of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Rutherford County Schools

Sep 07, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

August 30, 2021 – September 3, 2021: A new COVID count was released by the Rutherford County Schools and the latest numbers show that 90 school employees were listed a.... Read More

Buchanan Elementary in Rutherford County set to replace original sign

Sep 07, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Buchanan Elementary’s original marquee along the Manchester Highway in Murfreesboro will be replaced with a new modern LED sign in the coming weeks. The above photo is t.... Read More

COVID-19: Rutherford County Schools to be CLOSED to Students This Friday

Sep 01, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

All Rutherford County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, September 3rd. The closure comes as a result of staffing concerns caused by the COVID Pandemic. Most impacted by COVID-.... Read More

New Program to Assist High School Seniors in Boosting ACT Scores

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:33 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Education has announced an opportunity this fall for all high school seniors to boost their scores on the A.... Read More
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Cracker Barrel donates 300 chef jackets to Blackman culinary program

Aug 25, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Blackman High culinary program was one of a dozen schools throughout Middle Tennessee to receive in upwards of 300 of the 4,000 chef jackets donated by Cracker Barrel.Blac.... Read More

Oakland High School launches new IB alumni speaker series

Aug 20, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

Thirty minutes.That’s all it took for Beth Nelson and her friends to feel a sense of relief when they stood up and walked out of the auditorium at Oakland High School.Ne.... Read More

Trio of public health and safety buildings slated for Rockvale, Christiana, Walter Hill campuses

Aug 18, 2021 at 07:51 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board unanimously approved a request from the County Commission’s Public Safety Committee to build a trio public health and safety buildings.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools offering $500 bonus to recruit, retain cafeteria employees

Aug 17, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Like many local restaurants and food service employers throughout Rutherford County, the school nutrition department is experiencing issues with hiring and retaining cafeteria.... Read More

ROCKVALE: Rutherford County Schools preparing campus for new classroom construction projects at elementary and middle schools

Aug 16, 2021 at 06:00 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

Rutherford County Educator selected for Special Education Advisory Council at MTSU

Aug 13, 2021 at 08:16 am by WGNS

Dr. Thurman Tucker has been selected to participate in the Advisory Council for Special Education Collaborative.   Tucker, who teaches seventh grade inclusion math at L.... Read More

Former Teacher Arrested in Nearby Sumner County, TN

Aug 12, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

A former Sumner County teacher is in trouble with the long arm of the law. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan... 42-Year-old Carrie Elizabeth Norman was taken to the S.... Read More

Oakland alums return to marvel at Mechatronics program expansion

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:46 pm by WGNS

It had been three years since Dhruv Patel had been in the mechatronics classroom at Oakland High School.  After graduating in May 2018, Patel enrolled in the University o.... Read More
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Rutherford County Schools are BACK in Session - See ALL the Photos!

Aug 09, 2021 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

Schools are back in session and Monday was officially the first full day of classes for Rutherford County students. More than 48,000 students returned to 50 schools thr.... Read More

Oakland High School Held Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Celebrating Nissan’s Donation of FANUC Robot

Aug 06, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Oakland High School hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate Nissan’s donation of a FANUC robot to an already state of the art mechatronics classroom.Paul Ant.... Read More

Eagle Scout candidate volunteers to clean up Towns Cemetery

Aug 05, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Braxton Johnson is currently a Life Scout with BSA Troop 248 in Alabama and working toward earning an Eagle Scout. He was recently granted permission by the Rutherford County.... Read More

Smyrna High School Alum competing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo

Jul 30, 2021 at 07:59 pm by WGNS

Call it a dream come true for Michael Hicks.Well, sort of.As a young boy, the Smyrna native dreamt of playing basketball. However, in his wildest imagination, he could have ne.... Read More

New Principal named at Lascassas Elementary

Jul 29, 2021 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

“People.” It was a simple yet very meaningful reply when Randall D. Uptain was asked what he is looking forward to most in his return to Lascassas. “The.... Read More

Free meals for Rutherford County students will continue this year

Jul 29, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

For the second consecutive school year, all students enrolled in Rutherford County Schools will be served breakfast and lunch at no cost to their families.The continuation of.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools: ‘Students helping students’

Jul 28, 2021 at 08:47 am by WGNS

Ashley Huerta was one of 440 high school students who participated in the traditional summer school program. The soon-to-be-junior at Smyrna High School was enrolled in h.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools: New online platform will assist adults wishing to complete diploma

Jul 21, 2021 at 04:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools is partnering with Graduation Alliance to make enrolling in its adult high school program more convenient for a greater number of potential students.... Read More