Rutherford School Board declines hybrid calendar proposal; all in-person students will resume school on Monday, Jan. 11.

Jan 05, 2021 at 09:39 pm by WGNS

A proposal to use a hybrid schedule for students for the next four weeks was not approved by the Rutherford County Board of Education Tuesday evening.  Director of Schoo.... Read More

UPDATE: Interviews for the Next Murfreesboro Schools Director to start January 11th

Jan 04, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

The final five candidates for Murfreesboro City Schools' next District Director are set to begin interviews on January 11th with the final interview taking place on the 1.... Read More

OPINION: Alarm Bells Ringing on Education Technology

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:52 am by WGNS

OP-ED by JC Bowman and Scott Cepicky with the Professional Educators of TN  The 2020 Netflix movie, The Social Dilemma, explores the growth of social media.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools considering hybrid schedule to start second semester (WITH VIDEO)

Dec 18, 2020 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools is considering an option to begin the second semester using a hybrid model to reduce the number of students in school buildings at the same time, whi.... Read More

Over $38,000 distributed to Murfreesboro City School teachers

Dec 17, 2020 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) The City Schools Foundation will distribute over $38,000 in grants to Murfreesboro City School teachers in 2020.  The Foundation asks educators to.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools on Asynchronous Learning Days Schedule

Dec 15, 2020 at 11:59 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro City Schools transitioned to asynchronous learning days Monday, December 14th and will remain on the new schedule through Friday, December 18th. Asynchronous lear.... Read More

IMPORTANT: All Rutherford County Schools distance learning Wednesday through Friday

Dec 14, 2020 at 06:37 pm by WGNS

James Evans with the Rutherford County School System told WGNS on Monday afternoon that beginning Wednesday, Dec. 16, all Rutherford County schools will operate on distance le.... Read More

Siegel High School Teacher died this past weekend reportedly from COVID-19 Complications

Dec 14, 2020 at 07:47 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools announced this past weekend that a teacher at Siegel High School died. Mr. David Picklesimer was a well-respected and longtime teacher.... Read More

5 Candidates Interviewing for Murfreesboro Schools Director Position

Dec 10, 2020 at 08:56 am by WGNS

The final five candidates for Murfreesboro City Schools' next District Director are set to begin interviews next month. Murfreesboro City School Board Chairman Butch Campbell.... Read More

UPDATE: 6 Schools on Distance Learning, COVID-19 Dashboard Active

Dec 09, 2020 at 09:50 am by WGNS

Late last month on November 30th,  Rutherford County Schools launched its own dashboard to report COVID-19 school information.Parents can now find information about.... Read More

Smyrna West Alternative and Oakland Middle Schools are the latest to switch to Distance Learning

Dec 07, 2020 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School system has announced more changes due to COVID-19. Parent’s of students at Smyrna West Alternative School and Oakland Middle School were to.... Read More

Siegel High School Hootsuite Student Program Secured

Dec 07, 2020 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Siegel High School Social Media and Analytics teacher Tristan Brown has secured the Hootsuite Student Program at Siegel by networking with the CEO of Hootsuite. Repo.... Read More

Six Rutherford County Schools Switch to Distance Learning

Dec 03, 2020 at 08:23 am by scott

James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools confirmed more changes due to COVID-19. Now, several more schools are switching to distance-learning only as opposed to in-class.... Read More

Siegel High School Switching to Distance Learning Dec. 3rd to Dec. 11th

Dec 02, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

WGNS has learned that Siegel High School is the latest school to announce distance learning for students, due to COVID-19. James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools.... Read More

Rutherford County School Students return to "In Classroom" Learning on Tuesday, but Schools Open for "Virtual Learning" on Monday

Nov 27, 2020 at 10:28 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: The Rutherford County School system was closed throughout the entire week of Thanksgiving and will re-open Monday with what has been labeled as a &l.... Read More

Nearby Cannon County Schools to Reopen to On Campus Learning Monday

Nov 27, 2020 at 09:31 am by WGNS

Cannon County Schools has announced that Monday, November 30th, 2020 will be a regular to On-Campus Instruction for ALL Cannon County Schools’ students.   AL.... Read More

Rutherford County Virtual School is NOT Related to COVID-19 - Enrollment Open Now thru Evening of Nov. 24th

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School system has a new “Virtual School” that started earlier this year. The school is for students in 6th grade through 12th grade.With COVI.... Read More

Rocky Fork Elementary distance-learning extension

Nov 17, 2020 at 03:14 pm by WGNS

Changes are in place for Rocky Fork Elementary School in Smyrna, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.James Evans, spokesperson for the Rutherford County School System confirmed the s.... Read More

Cannon County Schools have CEASED ALL On-Campus Learning

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:55 am by WGNS

In nearby Cannon County, schools are closed to on-campus learners. No students will be in class until the end of this month. The system most recently reported that ALL Cannon.... Read More

Teacher Shortage to have an impact Locally and Throughout Tennessee

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Bobbi Lussier (pronounced LOO-sher), executive director of professional laboratory experiences in the MTSU College of Education, told WGNS NEWS that more teachers are needed i.... Read More