Murfreesboro Schools

School districts hosting partnership fair Oct. 22 at Siegel High School

Sep 22, 2022 at 12:46 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) When combined, Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools operate 63 public schools and serve approximately 60,000 students. Those number.... Read More

Today, WGNS learned more about the Travis Manion Foundation teaming up with the City Schools Foundation for their annual run/walk

Aug 22, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

Today, WGNS' Scott Walker interviewed Stephanie Roach with the Murfreesboro City Schools Foundation and Larry Maples, Race Coordinator for the Murfreesboro 9/11 Heroes Run, wh.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Computers Taking Over the World? Ehhh... by Dr. Larry Burriss at MTSU

Jul 14, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

Computers taking over the world? Probably not! With today's commentary, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...   Commentary (Verbatim): "I’d be willing to b.... Read More

The Old Shiloh School on Halls Hill Pike in Murfreesboro - One former student wants to hold a class reunion

Jul 01, 2022 at 12:53 pm by WGNS

Local resident Joe McHenry is on a search… He is trying to track down the first-grade class of 1960 at Shiloh Elementary School… Shiloh opened on Hall’s Hi.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools to utilize more funding to further help school students living in homeless conditions

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:17 am by WGNS

The City of Murfreesboro has approved the use of federal dollars to further help local school children who are homeless and attending local schools in the city limits. City Sc.... Read More

Close to 10% of Murfreesboro City School students are wrapping up summer school this week

Jun 27, 2022 at 05:14 pm by WGNS News

  The Murfreesboro City Schools are wrapping up their 4th week of summer school this week, which is their final week of classes. Communications director Lisa Trail said.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools ‘Teach Now’ program aims to attract new educators

Jun 20, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Rutherford County Schools’ newly branded “Teach Now” program hopes to remove obstacles for those who wish to become classroom teacher.... Read More

This Month Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Watergate Scandal that Ultimately Brought Down President Nixon

Jun 17, 2022 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY and MORE: The scandal that brought down a United States President occurred this month, 50-years ago. That scandal... Watergate – on June 17, 1972. With m.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Journalism Professor looks into the Watergate Scandal 50-Years Ago

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: 50-Years-ago on June 17, 1972, five subjects broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate hotel in Washington, D.C. With a look back.... Read More

Shipman joins Scales Elementary as Principal

Jun 13, 2022 at 12:39 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Dr. Trey Duke, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS), is proud to announce the appointment of Ranesa Shipman as Principal for Scales Elementary School.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announces four new principals

Jun 08, 2022 at 02:22 pm by WGNS

Four new principals are stepping into leadership roles with RCS for the 22-23 school year. All come with incredible experience in education and leadership. Justin Smith, Blac.... Read More

School meal prices increasing next school year

Jun 02, 2022 at 06:31 am by WGNS

For much of the past two years during the pandemic, schools have offered free breakfast and lunch through a federal United Department of Agriculture program. Reports from the.... Read More

City School Board Member Amanda Moore Announces Bid for Re-election

May 31, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN--- Murfreesboro City School Board Member Amanda Moore announces her candidacy for re-election to the school board in the August 4 city-wide, at-large election.... Read More

Current Rutherford Co. School Director Terminates Tenured Walter Hill Elementary Principal Helen Campbell

May 27, 2022 at 08:23 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) - The current Rutherford County Director of Schools has moved forward with the dismissal of a long-time educator and principal after an allegation o.... Read More

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAMS: FREE Breakfast and Lunch for Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Children and Teens 18 and Under

May 26, 2022 at 11:10 am by WGNS

The FREE summer feeding program will be serving breakfast and lunch throughout the Rutherford County area starting June 1st. Rutherford County Schools Spokesperson James Evans.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Spearheads New Partnership with MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success

May 25, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro City Schools and the MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success (ALSS) Ed.D. Program announces a new collaboration to leverage expertise an.... Read More

Rutherford County School Growth Continues - One New School Per Year is Needed, but Costs Too High for Reality

May 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Growth continues throughout Rutherford County and the county schools are not immune to the rise in population. In discussing the growth, county school’s spokesperson Jam.... Read More

Six Smyrna High grads also complete associate degree at Bethel

May 24, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Six students from Smyrna High School have graduated from Bethel University with their associate degree.   On May 7th, the students received their degrees from.... Read More

Rutherford County School Board offers Director of Schools position to Dr. James Sullivan

May 23, 2022 at 06:35 pm by WGNS

Dr. James Sullivan will be the next Director of Schools for Rutherford County pending final contract negotiations, after a 5-2 vote by the School Board at a special-called mee.... Read More

2022 MTSU Business Plan Competition draws top notch student entrepreneurship

May 18, 2022 at 04:33 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — From top-shelf custom cabinetry to emergency tarping services to an innovative campus mapping platform, the top three choices from the 2022 MT.... Read More