Murfreesboro Students can be better prepared for Next Year with Summer School

Mar 31, 2021 at 09:36 am by WGNS

COVID-19 changed a lot in the world of education for long-time teachers, due to distant learning. Educators went from full classrooms to empty classrooms and teaching students.... Read More

MTSU to resume primarily in-person classes and activities in Fall 2021

Mar 25, 2021 at 11:33 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University remains on track to resume primarily in-person instruction and restore its array of campus events and activi.... Read More

Severe Weather Closings / Cancellations for Thursday

Mar 25, 2021 at 08:59 am by WGNS

Due to the threat of severe weather, all Rutherford County Schools will be closing early on Thursday (03/25/21). Schools’ spokesperson James Evans made the ann.... Read More

Registration open for MTSU’s ‘Finish Now’ degree Q&A event at chamber April 13

Mar 24, 2021 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Adults looking to return to college to finish their degree or considering attending college for the first time will have the opportunity to ha.... Read More

Operation School Zone Safety Friday in Rutherford County

Mar 24, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

Keeping school students safe will be the focus of Operation School Zone Safety Friday by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force.Murfreesboro Police officers, Tennesse.... Read More

Op-Ed: Building Common Ground Around Education

Mar 19, 2021 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Op-Ed by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of TennesseeTennessee is a destination state for many in America according to domestic migration patterns.... Read More

The TN Bureau of Investigation Releases Report on School Crime in Tennessee

Mar 18, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two new studies Thursday, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic.... Read More

ACLU: Statement on Bill Excluding Transgender Student Athletes Passing Tennessee Senate

Mar 02, 2021 at 06:53 am by WGNS

On Monday, March 1st, the Tennessee Senate passed SB 228/HB 3, which would prohibit transgender student athletes from participating in athletics consistent with thei.... Read More

RCS Spoils 1,000 COVID Vaccinations

Feb 27, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County Schools received 1,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine this past Thursday (2/25/2021) for an upcoming employee clinic, but the school district mu.... Read More

Blackman High custodian publishes debut

Feb 23, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT, Rutherford County Schools: Loyd Elmore Jr. has been a custodian at Blackman High since August.He’s been writing short stories for decades.... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Murfreesboro City School Teachers set for this Friday

Feb 23, 2021 at 07:13 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Schools have changed their Asynchronous Learning Day that was set for Wednesday (02/24/21)… to Friday (02/26/21). Communications Director Lis.... Read More

Snow Patrol Closings/Cancellations for Monday (2-22-21)

Feb 21, 2021 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

School and business closures and cancellations due to winter weather are below. If you have any additions, tap here to send it to us for posting. SCHOOLS-- Rutherford County.... Read More

Feb. 15 MTSU Transfer Promise Scholarship deadline looms for qualifying students

Feb 12, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As MTSU’s Monday, Feb. 15, Transfer Promise Scholarship deadline looms, the university’s recruiting team is enjoying a s.... Read More

Jeannie Williams named RCS Supervisor of the Year for her role as instructional technology coordinator during pandemic

Feb 08, 2021 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT Dr. Jimmy Sullivan, the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, gathered his staff of coordinators for Rutherford County Schools in a.... Read More

Old State Farm Building Briefly Eyed as a Potential School Site, but Location Difficult

Feb 01, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools has had a small amount of interest in turning the old State Farm building into a school building. The structure is across the street from SportsC.... Read More

Continued Talks about Zoning Changes for a new Elementary School in Christiana

Jan 26, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

Rezoning continues to be discussed by the Rutherford County School Board as the county nears the opening date of Plainview Elementary School in Christiana.The students that wi.... Read More

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