Rutherford County Schools Virtual School ‘breaking down barriers’

Apr 13, 2022 at 12:48 pm by WGNS

“I am a trailblazer … always pushing myself further and breaking down barriers.”That is the motto of the Rutherford County Virtual School, which is now in i.... Read More

Tennessee bills prohibiting transgender school athletes from participating in sports events passes Senate

Apr 11, 2022 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

On Monday, the Tennessee Senate passed two bills prohibiting transgender school students from playing school sports opposite of the sex they were born as.Tennessee Senate Bill.... Read More

Riverdale High School Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation “Brave the Shave” to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Apr 05, 2022 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro, TN, will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event to raise funds for lifesaving childhood ca.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Launch 5-Year Strategic Plan

Apr 04, 2022 at 07:49 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) The Murfreesboro City School (MCS) five-year strategic plan known as “Empowering MCS” was endorsed by the MCS school board during the March 22,.... Read More

Central Magnet student named best in show at STEM Expo

Mar 23, 2022 at 05:26 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools (RCS) middle and high school students presented STEM projects at the 4th annual countywide RCS STEM Expo Tuesday.  Projects were devel.... Read More

Blackman academy sophomores gain insight from many MTSU sources

Mar 21, 2022 at 07:41 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Already an entrepreneur at age 16, Gary Willis has his sights set on a business career. The Murfreesboro resident and Blackman High.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools’ STEM Expo set for Tuesday evening

Mar 21, 2022 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

After being forced to cancel in 2020 because of the pandemic, Rutherford County Schools is excited to once again hold the RCS STEM Expo. The event takes place tomorrow, Tuesda.... Read More

POLITICS: Frances Rosales Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County Board of Education

Mar 21, 2022 at 09:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN. — Frances Rosales, a community volunteer and parent living in Rutherford County, has announced her candidacy for a seat on the Rutherford County School.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU Making Strides in the move of their Aerospace Program from Murfreesboro to Shelbyville

Mar 07, 2022 at 09:39 am by WGNS

WGNS continues to follow the growth of the MTSU Aerospace Program, which is making strides in receiving funding to build new classrooms and airplane hangars in nearby Shelbyvi.... Read More

MTSU to host March 22 ‘finish your degree’ Question & Answer session at Rutherford County Chamber

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:06 am 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

Rockvale Middle School teacher named Social Studies Teacher of the Year

Mar 03, 2022 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Brittany Taylor doesn’t want her students to just sit and listen as she teaches history lessons — she wants them to be completely engaged while they learn. &n.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools seeks expansion of work-based learning partnerships

Mar 02, 2022 at 10:17 am by WGNS

Some may consider it risky to use high school students to work in a major supply-chain business.  But students in Rutherford County Schools’ work-based learnin.... Read More

Tennessee Republicans introduce bills aiming to increase oversight of educational material in public schools

Feb 28, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

Three bills the Tennessee Republicans say will increase oversight and transparency of educational materials in Tennessee public schools advanced through subcommittees this wee.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County School student suffers serious injuries after being assaulted by another student

Feb 28, 2022 at 03:10 pm by WGNS

A 15-year-old student suffered injuries when allegedly assaulted by another student Friday at Stewarts Creek High School, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said.... Read More

Holloway High School Earns FAFSA Champion Status

Feb 28, 2022 at 11:49 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation are celebrating Holloway High School as a FAFSA Champion for the 2021-2022.... Read More

Two Rutherford County Middle Schools Receive Grants from Local Delta Dental

Feb 28, 2022 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Delta Dental of Tennessee (Delta Dental) announced the twenty-five middle schools from across the state selected to receive “Water’s Cool @ School” grants to.... Read More

President of National Principals Association visits Blackman

Feb 25, 2022 at 06:45 am by WGNS

Blackman High School received a visit from Gregg Wieczorek, president of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, on Wednesday. The National Associat.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools opening 2-hours late today (Friday)

Feb 25, 2022 at 05:14 am by WGNS

All Rutherford County Schools will be opening 2-hours late on Friday,  February 25, 2022. The delay is due to flooding throughout the area. This delay means that school b.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools hosting Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair Feb. 26

Feb 24, 2022 at 08:30 pm by WGNS

Those interested in learning more about the many teaching opportunities and benefits offered by Rutherford County Schools will not want to miss the district’s Virtual Te.... Read More

State Representative Tim Rudd of Murfreesboro Highlights Funding for Schools and Testing

Feb 24, 2022 at 04:08 pm by WGNS

More money may be going into the Murfreesboro City School System, along with other public education facilities by the end of 2022, but some lawmakers are leery of the latest.... Read More