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

Blackman High School distance-learning extended until Monday, Nov. 16

Nov 11, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update on Blackman High School and their in-person reopening date, which was recently extended. In-person students will now return on Monday, Nov. 16, unless they.... Read More

COVID-19: Rocky Fork Elementary School now switched to Distance Learning

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

Rocky Fork Elementary School parents in Smyrna were the latest to be notified about changes due to COVID-19. Spokesperson of the Rutherford County School System James Evans re.... Read More

Rockvale High and Stewarts Creek High reopening dates announced

Oct 30, 2020 at 07:53 am by WGNS

Rockvale High School and Stewarts Creek High School now have reopening dates, after being shut down due to the concern of COVID-19 numbers and a lack of substitute teachers. T.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Announce New Finance Director

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Mr. Ralph Ringstaff, Interim Director of Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS), is pleased to announce Michael Smith has been named Finance Director. Smith will b.... Read More

Editorial: Why Johnny Still Can’t Read

Oct 29, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Editorial: "Why Johnny Still Can’t Read," by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of Tennessee  Reading is a fundamental and necessary skill and.... Read More

State Offers No-Cost Testing for Lead to Child-Care Facilities, Schools

Oct 26, 2020 at 09:24 am by WGNS

The State of Tennessee is offering lead testing in water to Head Start, Early Head Start, state-licensed child-care centers, and public schools at no cost to facilities that c.... Read More
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Rutherford County School Board orientation meeting

Sep 28, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board orientation meeting has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 16 beginning at 11 a.m. The meeting will include multiple presentations with The las.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee appoints Eagleville senior to State Board of Education

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:07 am by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT As teenagers, Garren Hamby’s parents were involved in FFA.When their son showed an interest and their previous school district did not offe.... Read More

TDEC Offers Teachers Toolkits for Earth Science Week

Sep 18, 2020 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with the American Geosciences Institute, will distribute a limited number of Earth Science Week.... Read More

Schools to Report COVID-19 Cases - Will be Online

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:20 am by WGNS

A new program to see the active COVID-19 cases by school across the Volunteer State was supposed to go LIVE online this Friday, but that won’t happen. With more, here is.... Read More