Rutherford County Schools are the 4th Largest District in Tennessee

Aug 04, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The Rutherford County Schools wrapped up the 2021-2022 school year with 300-students shy of hitting the 50-thousand mark. On Friday, the county scho.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools STEM Programs Receive a Nissan Neighbor Gift

Aug 04, 2022 at 01:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) received a $25,000 donation from The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation in conjunction.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Announce Cason Lane Academy Leadership Team

Aug 02, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Dr. Trey Duke, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS), has announced the appointment of Sonya Cox and Kimberly Hix as principal and assistant principal.... Read More

Rutherford County teachers complete ‘Gifted Academy’ - And news on gifted students

Aug 02, 2022 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

Twenty-two teachers from Rutherford County attended the "Gifted Academy" in July – a collaboration between Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools. The.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Start Friday - 50,000 Student's Increases Demand for More Classrooms

Aug 01, 2022 at 10:38 pm by WGNS

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Rutherford County school students will return to class for an abbreviated day this Friday, followed by their first full-day on Monday. The h.... Read More

Anti-Bullying Policy and Internet Safety in Cannon County Schools

Jul 25, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

In nearby Cannon County, the school system has released details on their anti-bullying policy. There, the county reports providing a safe and supportive learning environment.... Read More

Donor's Generosity Continues Legacy of History-Making Physician

Jul 23, 2022 at 10:53 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The late Dr. George Smith made history as one of Murfreesboro's first prominent African-American physicians. Now his legacy has inspired an .... Read More

OP-ED: Parent Engagement in the Schools

Jul 20, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

As you start the school year, take an opportunity to open a door to healthy dialogue with parents about the day-to-day events in their child’s classroom. Research reveal.... Read More

Springs Empower Academy, A Public Charter School, Approved in Rutherford County

Jul 19, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – On Monday (08/18/22), the Rutherford County Board of Education approved the application from Springs Public Schools Tennessee to open Empower.... 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

Home School Dual Enrollment "Open House" at Motlow Campus in Smyrna

Jul 14, 2022 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

Motlow College will host two open house events for home school students on July 21st and 22nd (Thursday and Friday). The event will focus on dual enrollment opportunities fo.... Read More

Summer Summits in the Rutherford County Schools prep teachers for new school year

Jul 13, 2022 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – Rutherford County Schools’ Summer Summits, a professional development opportunity and meeting place for new and veteran teachers, kicked o.... 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

Rutherford County Schools Aim to Hire New Educators Through the Teach Now Program

Jun 22, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools’ newly branded “Teach Now” program hopes to remove obstacles for those who wish to become classroom teachers — immediate.... 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

Political Forum regarding the Rutherford County School Board Race (Contested Seats Only)

Jun 17, 2022 at 10:09 am by WGNS

On Friday morning, WGNS held a “LIVE” Rutherford County School Board Political Forum for two contested School Zones in Zone 3 and 7. Joining WGNS’ host Scott.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools sweep rankings of best Midstate schools

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:54 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools offer the top schools in elementary, middle and high in the Midstate area, according to the most recent rankings of schools released by Nashville Bus.... 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