Murfreesboro Schools

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools have Choice School Opportunities for Local Students

Jan 17, 2023 at 06:46 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) The Rutherford County School System has a total of 26 Pre-K through 12th Grade Choice School’s for eligible students. Choice School’s Coo.... Read More

Charlie Patel Honored by City Schools Foundation in Murfreesboro

Jan 13, 2023 at 02:30 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Charlie Patel joins an elite group of civic leaders to be honored by The City Schools Foundation for their support of public education at the 16th.... Read More

Applications Open for the K-6th Grade Discovery School in Murfreesboro until Jan. 6th

Jan 03, 2023 at 06:31 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Now is the time to apply for your child to attend the Discovery School in Murfreesboro. Lisa Trail, Communications Director for the City Schools stated.... Read More

Suicide Awareness Night at Blackman High School in Murfreesboro

Jan 03, 2023 at 06:02 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Blackman High School will host a suicide awareness and prevention night in their high school auditorium next month on February 6th at 6 p.m. Th.... Read More

The Idea of Introducing Chess to the Curriculum of Local Schools in Rutherford County and Tennessee

Dec 29, 2022 at 03:33 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell told WGNS that he is working with State Representative Mike Sparks on something that would help local.... Read More

Education was the Focus on Rutherford Issues this Thursday - Listen to the Podcast Here

Dec 29, 2022 at 11:02 am by Producer

Today on Rutherford Issues we talked about education with special guest JC Bowman, Executive Director of the Professional Educators of Tennessee, State Representative Mike S.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry sees changes to third grade literacy law

Dec 20, 2022 at 07:01 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) With the Tennessee General Assembly set to reconvene next month, State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD, (R-Murfreesboro) believes that the Tennessee Learning Loss.... Read More

The flu has not impacted Rutherford County Schools as hard as expected during midterm testing this week

Dec 15, 2022 at 07:13 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) It’s been an important week for high schoolers throughout Rutherford County as students wrap up the semester with midterm exams. While Tennessee.... Read More

More Teachers Needed in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Dec 07, 2022 at 11:19 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) The teaching profession is lacking enough educators state-wide, which is equaling problems locally at the college level and within our Rutherford Count.... Read More

Today's Topic was Education in Tennessee with Guest JC Bowman

Dec 06, 2022 at 12:22 pm by WGNS News

Today on the Action Line we focused on education. WGNS’ Scott Walker talked to JC Bowman, Executive Director of the Professional Educator’s of Tennessee. Some of t.... Read More

City Schools Foundation in Murfreesboro Awards 33 Grants

Nov 03, 2022 at 09:19 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) -  The City Schools Foundation distributed over $62,000 in grants to teachers in October with an additional $5,000 grant for indigent care. Thirty.... Read More

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