Today's Topic was Education in Tennessee with Guest JC Bowman

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

Today on the Action Line we focused on education. WGNS’ Scott Walker talked to JC Bowman, Executive Director of the Professional Educator’s of Tennessee. Some of t.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry highlights education report cards

Dec 05, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) In an effort to help local families and community members better understand state report card results for Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro Ci.... Read More

New partnership aligns Riverdale High School Honors with MTSU science college

Oct 21, 2022 at 03:57 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s College of Basic and Applied Sciences welcomed dozens of outstanding students from the Riverdale High Sch.... 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

‘We all need human connection’ and the Rutherford County Virtual School

Oct 20, 2022 at 11:02 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) While the term ‘virtual school’ may conjure memories of the pandemic, Rutherford County Virtual School continues into its third year, pu.... Read More

Storage Space Turned into Classrooms as Rutherford County Schools Continue to Grow

Oct 14, 2022 at 10:24 am by WGNS News

As Rutherford County continues to grow, the county schools continue to the feel growing pains. Storage space and workrooms within some of the existing schools have had to be t.... Read More

Holloway High School, ‘They won’t be invisible here’

Oct 06, 2022 at 01:41 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN) Holloway High School has been around for nearly a hundred years, though it certainly has gone through many changes during that time. Most notably, the or.... Read More

Protecting Rutherford County Schools and Child Custody Issues

Oct 03, 2022 at 02:39 pm by WGNS News

Individual schools within the Rutherford County School System continue to protect students from outsiders who should not be paying a visit to a local school…That was co.... Read More

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