Power Outage in Smyrna Impacts Schools on Thursday

Jan 21, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

A power outage caused issues in Smyrna, TN at several schools on Thursday morning.Smyrna-area parents received an audio message from the schools their children attend when the.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools say Biggest Issue with COVID Remains Staffing Problems

Jan 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools continue to monitor education facilities as they navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic. County Schools Director Bill Spurlock stated the biggest issue r.... Read More

Dr. Mark Gonyea selected as principal of Plainview Elementary School

Jan 13, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

Dr. Mark Gonyea is elated about the chance to open a new school and work with a team of dedicated educators and staff members to establish a culture to best serve students.He&.... Read More

Murfreesboro City School Director Interviews Continue

Jan 13, 2021 at 09:31 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The interview process continues for five candidates aiming to be the next Murfreesboro City Schools Director. The interviews started on Monday.... Read More

Christiana Middle School sixth-grader expelled, arrested for possession of unloaded gun

Jan 11, 2021 at 05:17 pm by WGNS

The student did not make any threats against other students and did not possess any ammunitionA sixth-grader at Christiana Middle School was arrested and expelled today after.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools to Release Students One Hour Early Monday

Jan 11, 2021 at 11:57 am by Producer

While school was not called off on Monday (1/11/2021) morning due to snow in Rutherford County, the schools did decide to release students one hour early...That was Rutherford.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools IN PERSON Learning to Resume Monday

Jan 06, 2021 at 06:10 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have sent messages to parents advising them of the plan for Monday, January 11, 2021. Schools spokesperson James Evans stated...(Audio availabl.... Read More

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

MTSU anticipates return to primarily in-person classes by Fall 2021

Dec 15, 2020 at 11:13 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University plans a return to primarily in-person instruction by Fall 2021 and its COVID-19 Task Force will engage facul.... 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

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