Smyrna High School Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts 3 New Members

Sep 30, 2022 at 04:05 pm by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TN) Smyrna High School will be enshrining three individuals and two teams into their athletic hall of fame on October 15, 2022. Philip Shadowens and Pierre Lyons will.... 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 Director Dr. Jimmy Sullivan on air with WGNS Monday Morning

Sep 26, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS News

WGNS’ Scott Walker talks to Rutherford County Schools Director Dr. Jimmy Sullivan about the schools pay scale, growth, new schools and more. Listen to the entire podcast.... Read More
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18th Annual Reading in Schools Day was a Positive Story throughout Rutherford County

Sep 22, 2022 at 12:06 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) On Friday, September 16th, Read To Succeed celebrated their 18th annual “Reading in the Schools Day” throughout Rutherford County. Over 30.... Read More

Education Commissioner, lawmakers to host community forum on Sept. 22 in Smyrna

Sep 14, 2022 at 08:45 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn will join the Rutherford County legislative delegation for an education forum on Thursday, September 22 from 6-7 pm at the S.... 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

Rutherford County Schools first responders complete ‘Stop the Bleed’ program

Sep 02, 2022 at 12:36 pm by WGNS

Teachers at Smyrna Primary last week completed the Stop the Bleed program – a critical training all RCS first responders are taking this year. Eight teachers participate.... Read More

Oakland High School student work on display at Frist Art Museum

Sep 02, 2022 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Oakland High School IB student Fernanda Morelos-Gomez had a work of art selected for the Young Tennessee Artists show at the Frist Art Museum in Nashville.    .... Read More

Meet Rutherford County School's Leslie Mertz

Sep 01, 2022 at 07:46 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)   Leslie Mertz is the Early Childhood Career and Technical Education teacher and daycare lead at Holloway High School. In this edition of Rutherford.... Read More

Siegel High School Celebrates Its AP Capstone Diploma Recipients

Aug 30, 2022 at 06:19 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Thirty-six Siegel High School students were honored as AP scholars this past year based on AP test scores and completion of required classes.  .... Read More

Rutherford County Fire Rescue Responds to Fire at Bill Rice Ranch

Aug 29, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to a commercial fire at the Bill Rice Ranch located at 627 Bill Rice Road around 9:23 a.m. Monday mo.... Read More

Christiana Middle launches ‘STEAM Thursdays’ in pursuit of state designation

Aug 24, 2022 at 06:58 pm by WGNS

You may have noticed a few new items at Christiana Middle School this year.  On the light poles in the parking lot outside, for example, there are banners that read, &ld.... Read More

English grad student interns at Discovery Center thanks to new course

Aug 22, 2022 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Graduate student Sarah Hicks is not the typical English graduate program student. She returned to school after working fou.... Read More

Barfield Elementary, custodians say success is about all about children, how people treat each other

Aug 18, 2022 at 07:34 pm by WGNS

Roots at Barfield Elementary don’t just run deep, they are the cornerstone of a nurturing and successful school.  With a combined 80+ years of experience, the cust.... Read More

Rutherford County SRO's sponsor a free teen driving class

Aug 16, 2022 at 08:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County teens may enroll in the free Defense Response Improving Vehicle Education (D.R.I.V.E.) driving class taught by Rutherford County Sheriff’s school res.... 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

Riverdale launches first Honors College program

Aug 11, 2022 at 07:23 am by WGNS

Riverdale Principal Tamera Blair has a quote framed and displayed behind her desk. “You can’t beat the person who never gives up,” reads the famous quot.... Read More

UPDATE: Two School Students Struck by Vehicle on Tuesday

Aug 10, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Two Rutherford County School students were reportedly struck by a vehicle on Tuesday in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the students were struck by a motorist on Fortress Bou.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools STEM Programs Receive a Nissan Neighbor Gift

Aug 04, 2022 at 01:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) received a $25,000 donation from The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation in conjunction.... Read More
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Rutherford County Camp Wonder wraps up summer - Special needs students learn, grow, make new friends

Aug 01, 2022 at 02:39 pm by WGNSRadio

Rutherford County Schools wrapped up its second session of Camp Wonder, a weeklong learning and social event for special needs high school students. The camp was held July 18-.... Read More