La Vergne Police Out in Full Force for Beginning of School Year

    Aug 04, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

    (La Vergne, Tenn.) As teachers and students prepare to return to the classroom the La Vergne Police Department is reminding drivers to be extra cautious in school zones and ne.... Read More

    Riverdale High set to honor former principal; football program will name indoor facility ‘Hulon Watson Football Fieldhouse’

    Aug 03, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

    There was a time when you did not have to listen closely to hear the traffic behind Riverdale High School whisking by on I-24.When the school opened in Fall 1972, not much was.... Read More

    FUN This Saturday on the Murfreesboro Square and a One-Room School House Exhibit

    Aug 02, 2021 at 09:19 am by WGNS

    Most people have never seen a one-room schoolhouse, but that was the reality in the 1800’s and into the 1900’s. This Saturday on August 7th, local residents will h.... 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

    “BACK IN TIME: BACK TO SCHOOL” The Story of the One-Room School House

    Jul 29, 2021 at 08:51 am by WGNS

    Saturday, August 7th from 9-12pm during the Main Street Market in Downtown Murfreesboro, there will be a “Back to School Party”. Shacklett’s Photography will.... 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 Prepare for Students to Return to the Classroom

    Jul 27, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

    The new school year is about to begin and schools around the state are making preparations to keep COVID-19 out of the classroom.WGNS NEWS was told the janitorial staff within.... 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

    Rutherford County Schools Create New Assessment Position

    Jul 20, 2021 at 06:38 am by WGNS

    Kim Marable, who most recently served as the principal of Lascassas Elementary School, has been named the district’s new accountability and assessment specialist.In the.... Read More

    Annual open house for Holloway High set for July 29

    Jul 19, 2021 at 04:37 pm by WGNS

    Holloway High School will be holding its annual open house for prospective students and their parents on July 29 from 5-7 p.m.Prospective students and their parents will have.... Read More

    Murfreesboro City Schools Teacher Signing Day to be held on Tuesday, July 20

    Jul 19, 2021 at 04:24 pm by WGNS

    Murfreesboro City Schools will hold their teacher signing day on Tuesday, July 20th between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.  New teachers will be signing their cont.... Read More

    MTSU’s Hoffman named ‘Outstanding Educator’; Horse Science students, alumni shine at virtual symposium

    Jul 13, 2021 at 11:24 am by WGNS

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Past and present Middle Tennessee State University Horse Science students continue to excel in their academic research.  The r.... Read More

    Local Non-Profit Collecting School Supplies for 100 Local School Children

    Jul 13, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

    Hear our full interview with Barnabas Vision volunteer Hillary Hodges above this article.Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is in the process of collecting school supplies to fi.... Read More

    Trio of Rutherford County high schools highlight state FFA convention

    Jul 09, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

    Once again multiple chapters from Rutherford County stood out at the state FFA convention.Stewarts Creek High School highlighted the 2021 event with a laundry list of accompli.... Read More

    LaVergne Educators to Participate in Emotional Poverty Workshop

    Jul 07, 2021 at 05:42 pm by WGNS

    Educators from LaVergne Lake Elementary will participate in an emotional poverty workshop when they return to school the first week of August.The workshop, which will be led b.... Read More

    Imagine Learning pushes, challenges students to advance at their own pace

    Jul 06, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

    Rutherford County Schools renewed its decade-long partnership with Imagine Learning for the 2021-2022 school year following a unanimous vote by the School Board.Imagine Learni.... Read More

    Campus School in Murfreesboro updates admissions policy to better mirror other choice schools

    Jul 01, 2021 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

    A recent update to the admissions policy will offer all applicants an equitable opportunity to attend Homer Pittard Campus School regardless of birthday.Rutherford County Scho.... Read More

    Rutherford County Schools Create ‘Learning Loss Supervisor’ Position

    Jun 30, 2021 at 09:34 pm by WGNS

    Rutherford County Schools will be using part of its Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund to hire the newly created position of Learning Loss Supervisor.This.... Read More