Five cheerleading squads representing four Rutherford County schools were recognized at recent School Board meeting after winning national championships

Jun 29, 2021 at 12:41 pm by WGNS

Winners of The Masters don green jackets. Inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are fitted with gold jackets.Wearing their coveted white championship jackets, cheerlead.... Read More

Chris Harris named new full-time athletic director for Rutherford County Schools

Jun 28, 2021 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

Chris Harris’ parents were both educators.His father spent more than 20 years in the military, and while he always pushed for discipline, he also supported Harris in all.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools piloting program to Fast-Track those with math, science backgrounds to become teachers

Jun 24, 2021 at 10:19 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools has been selected for a fast-track pilot program that will allow those interested in becoming math or science teachers to earn their teaching credent.... Read More

Rutherford County Adopts School Facilities Tax

Jun 23, 2021 at 09:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Commissioners voted unanimously at Thursday’s County Commission meeting to adopt the “School Facilities Tax” in.... Read More

MTSU's online options allow busy mom of 11 to return to college to pursue degree

Jun 17, 2021 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Going back to college as an adult is all about balancing your time between work, a family, a social life, and school. For Julie Witt, a mother of 11 children, finding a way to.... Read More

LaVergne Middle School Addition will Better Serve Students

Jun 17, 2021 at 01:21 pm by WGNS

Students, educators and parents alike have watched with great anticipation as a construction crew of nearly 150 have worked on building a 56,000 square-foot annex to the right.... Read More

Lascassas teacher nominated for prestigious Athena Award credits Junior League of Murfreesboro with helping her develop leadership skills and confidence

Jun 16, 2021 at 11:25 am by WGNS

Lascassas teacher April Holland has come a long way.She always preferred working in the background and supporting others with their projects.But her experience with the Junior.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools, Principal Mark Gonyea working to put final touches on new Plainview Elementary School, which will host a community ribbon-cutting Aug. 1

Jun 16, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

Click HERE for a Photo Tour of Plainview Elementary School From the outside it has looked like the site of a future elementary school for quite some time.Monday morning, Dr. M.... Read More

MTSU faculty join team, partner with state Department of Education on $1M Tennessee Pathways research grant

Jun 15, 2021 at 08:49 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU has been named a partner institution on a nearly $1 million grant awarded to the state by the Institute of Education Sciences t.... Read More

Over 1,000 Rutherford County School Students Participating in Credit Recovery - Summer School Programs

Jun 11, 2021 at 08:57 am by WGNS

The 2020-2021 school year was not ideal for anyone.  For some students, it proved to be problematic. Jakob Salas was one of those students.A senior at Smyrna High School,.... Read More

Temporary federal program to help eligible families pay for internet service during the pandemic

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:26 am by WGNS

The Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program may be able to help families of students who are struggling to afford their monthly internet.... Read More

Smyrna FFA receives $1,200 Living to Serve grant from National FFA Organization

Jun 09, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

The Smyrna FFA chapter in Smyrna, TN has been awarded a Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant in the amount of $1200.The nationwide program provides grant money to local.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Director earns third MTSU education degree

Jun 07, 2021 at 02:38 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For MTSU alumnus Trey Duke, education was a calling.  From his first MTSU degree in education in 2003, his recent appointment t.... Read More

JaQuan LeGrand becomes first of eight siblings to graduate high school; teen was homeless in Tennessee and now plans to major in computer engineering

Jun 04, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Polite. Well-mannered. Positive. Humble. Willing to listen. Open to advice. Vulnerable.Those are just a few of the adjectives used to describe JaQuan LeGrand (photo above).Syd.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools summer learning camps provide bridge between school years

Jun 02, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

The four-week K-8 summer camps are under way at 14 sites throughout Rutherford County.More than 6,000 students — many of whom participated in distance learning this past.... Read More

High schools announce perfect attendance awards for graduates

May 27, 2021 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools  During the recent graduation ceremonies, high schools across Rutherford County recognized those seniors who had perfect att.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announce free summer food sites

May 27, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will once again offer multiple sites for the free summer food program, which is available for any child 18 or under in Rutherford County.  Beca.... Read More

Siegel's Whitman Czajkowski Wins National Beta Club Scholarship

May 24, 2021 at 05:45 am by WGNS

A Siegel High School senior in Murfreesboro got top recognition recently. Whitman Czajkowski was selected for one of the 252 National Beta Club scholarships in the country..... Read More

Cason Lane Academy Earn Tennessee Designated STEM School Status

May 20, 2021 at 01:29 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Cason Lane Academy, a Murfreesboro City School, was named a Tennessee Designated STEM School by the Tennessee Department of Education in partnership with t.... Read More

Holloway High math teacher state-level finalist for teaching award

May 20, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

Monica White was buckling her two-year-old son, Steven, into the car seat of her GMC Acadia when she heard the email notification on her iPhone ping.White, a math instructor a.... Read More