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 WGNS News

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

Rutherford County School Students return to "In Classroom" Learning on Tuesday, but Schools Open for "Virtual Learning" on Monday

Nov 27, 2020 at 10:28 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: The Rutherford County School system was closed throughout the entire week of Thanksgiving and will re-open Monday with what has been labeled as a &l.... Read More

Nearby Cannon County Schools to Reopen to On Campus Learning Monday

Nov 27, 2020 at 09:31 am by WGNS

Cannon County Schools has announced that Monday, November 30th, 2020 will be a regular to On-Campus Instruction for ALL Cannon County Schools’ students.   AL.... Read More

Rutherford County Virtual School is NOT Related to COVID-19 - Enrollment Open Now thru Evening of Nov. 24th

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School system has a new “Virtual School” that started earlier this year. The school is for students in 6th grade through 12th grade.With COVI.... Read More

Siegel High School Teacher Katie Harris Wins Grant

Nov 18, 2020 at 09:06 am by WGNS

Katie Harris, who brings twelve years of experience to Siegel High School, was recently awarded the Richard Siegel Grant for more than $9,000. The grant will be used to help d.... Read More

Cannon County Schools have CEASED ALL On-Campus Learning

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:55 am by WGNS

In nearby Cannon County, schools are closed to on-campus learners. No students will be in class until the end of this month. The system most recently reported that ALL Cannon.... Read More

Teacher Shortage to have an impact Locally and Throughout Tennessee

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Bobbi Lussier (pronounced LOO-sher), executive director of professional laboratory experiences in the MTSU College of Education, told WGNS NEWS that more teachers are needed i.... Read More

Blackman High School distance-learning extended until Monday, Nov. 16

Nov 11, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update on Blackman High School and their in-person reopening date, which was recently extended. In-person students will now return on Monday, Nov. 16, unless they.... Read More

COVID-19: Rocky Fork Elementary School now switched to Distance Learning

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

Rocky Fork Elementary School parents in Smyrna were the latest to be notified about changes due to COVID-19. Spokesperson of the Rutherford County School System James Evans re.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Announce New Finance Director

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Mr. Ralph Ringstaff, Interim Director of Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS), is pleased to announce Michael Smith has been named Finance Director. Smith will b.... Read More

Editorial: Why Johnny Still Can’t Read

Oct 29, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Editorial: "Why Johnny Still Can’t Read," by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of Tennessee  Reading is a fundamental and necessary skill and.... Read More

Farm to School Month - Harvest of over 2,000 pounds in 2020

Oct 14, 2020 at 02:49 pm by WGNS

[Murfreesboro, TN] – Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) has announced that they are a part of the National Farm to School program with harvests weighing in at over a ton th.... Read More
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Rutherford County School Board orientation meeting

Sep 28, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board orientation meeting has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 16 beginning at 11 a.m. The meeting will include multiple presentations with The las.... Read More