School Safety Upgrades in Rutherford County and Examining the Idea of Being Armed in the Classroom

May 07, 2024 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Changes are being seen across the state as new schools are built after a new law went into effect that calls for increased safety measures. In the Ru.... Read More

Murfreesboro City School Board Passes Resolution Opposing Tax Dollars Used for Private Schools

Jan 10, 2024 at 02:29 pm by WGNS News

Release from the Murfreesboro City Schools - The Murfreesboro City Schools Board of Education passed a resolution at the January 9 school board meeting opposing legislation pr.... Read More

55 Professionals Part of December Graduating Cohort of Job-Embedded Teachers

Dec 26, 2023 at 11:06 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - 55 industry professionals are now fully licensed Rutherford County teachers thanks to the school district’s Teach Now program. Teach Now is an E.... Read More

TVA STEM Grant Application Deadline for Classrooms Extended through Tuesday at 11:59 PM

Sep 18, 2023 at 08:39 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Educators in the Rutherford County area have the opportunity to apply for grant that could help students in their classroom. The Tennessee Valley A.... Read More

Filling The Teacher Shortage in Rutherford County and Beyond

May 26, 2023 at 01:08 pm by WGNS News

The number of teachers retiring, some even retiring early, continues to plague school districts throughout the state of Tennessee... That was JC Bowman, Executive Direc.... Read More

Two New Bills in Tennessee Could Help Students in Rutherford County and Help to Pay for the Education of Future Teachers

Mar 21, 2023 at 07:45 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee General Assembly is heading into the final weeks of the first part of the 113th legislative session. JC Bowman, Executive Director of the Professional Educators.... Read More

25 Murfreesboro City Schools Teachers Receive Gifted Endorsement

Mar 07, 2023 at 08:22 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Twenty-five teachers from the Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) received their Tennessee Employment Standard for Gifted Teaching on March 4th after.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Also Hosting Job Fair this Saturday, February 11th

Feb 09, 2023 at 06:35 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) -  Murfreesboro City Schools will host a district wide job fair from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. this Saturday, February 11 at Scales Elementary Schoo.... Read More

Central Magnet School Continues Success by Promoting Culture of Focus and Clear Expectations for Students and Teachers

Jan 23, 2023 at 06:12 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) When it comes to success, Central Magnet School has a lot to offer students in academics and extracurricular opportunities. But according to principa.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Hosts Upcoming Job Fair

Jan 10, 2023 at 11:52 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) -  Murfreesboro City Schools will host a district wide job fair from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 11 at Scales Elementary School. The.... Read More

MTSU Recognized Nationally for ‘Gold Standard’ in Teacher Prep Accreditation Inbox

Nov 02, 2022 at 08:52 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s College of Education was one of only 32 total institutions to be recognized by the Council for the Accreditat.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Hall of Fame Recognizes Ten Individuals

Oct 21, 2022 at 11:53 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) The MCS Hall of Fame committee is honored to announce the inaugural inductees for the 2022-23 school year.  The inductees represent educators and suppo.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Holds Mock Chemical Spill Drill

Oct 10, 2022 at 11:21 am by WGNS Radio News

A mock drill involving a chemical leak in the Central Magnet School cafeteria prompted the school to evacuate students to the soccer field Tuesday.   Principal Dr. John.... Read More

Thurman Francis Arts Academy earns National Blue Ribbon award

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:18 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) When you walk into Thurman Francis Arts Academy, you will be greeted not only by the Principal, Jeff McCann, but by the sounds of stringed instruments,.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Near 51,000 Students - Pay Scale Study is Now Underway

Sep 26, 2022 at 01:05 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The Rutherford County Schools have hit a milestone and with nearly 51,000 students enrolled… That was Director of Schools Dr. Jimmy Su.... Read More

Return of the Campus School chickens!

Sep 14, 2022 at 06:56 pm by WGNS Radio News

  Outside of Homer Pittard Campus School Friday morning, there was a scene some might call strange. It started with a marching group of proud kindergarteners, followed.... Read More

Discovery and Salem Elementary Receive Reward School Status

Sep 12, 2022 at 08:23 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Discovery School and Salem Elementary received the designation of Tennessee Reward Schools with Bradley Academy and Black Fox Elementary missing the desi.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Teachers Receive State and National Awards

Aug 26, 2022 at 04:08 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) excelled at the Tennessee Department of Education Excellence in Education banquet. MCS teachers were prominent as the.... Read More

Impacting Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools: 10,000+ Teacher Shortage Likely Between Now and 2024 in TN

Aug 15, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee is experiencing a teacher shortage, which makes it hard on both Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools. "JC” Bowman, the Executive Director & CE.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Still Seeking Hall of Fame Nominations

Aug 12, 2022 at 10:33 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro City Schools are still seeking nominations for the inaugural MCS Hall of Fame.  The MCS Hall of Fame will recognize and honor exceptional career individuals.... Read More