Rutherford County Schools

Rutherford County Sheriff's School Resource Officers on the air with WGNS, Talking about teens, cyber-bulling and more!

Nov 16, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS News

Today, WGNS host Scott Walker spoke with School Resource Officers from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sargent’s Scott Culp and Dustin Cox talked about the.... Read More

UPDATE: Riverdale High School Student Accused of Bringing BB-Gun to School on Monday

Nov 15, 2022 at 01:56 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE: RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - WGNS has more details on a Riverdale High School student who was believed to be in possession of a BB-gun at school on Monday. Rutherford Co.... Read More
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Fire Department Called to Local High School after Smoke Filled Classroom on Tuesday Morning

Nov 15, 2022 at 10:13 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN) A classroom filled with smoke, which led to Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue being called to Riverdale High School on Tuesday morning. The good news….... Read More

Upcoming magnet school enrollment information nights

Nov 14, 2022 at 09:50 am by WGNS

There will be a parent information night hosted at each of the schools below. Parents who are interested in applying to the schools for the 2023-2024 school year should attend.... Read More

Roy Waldron Elementary focuses on community, putting students first

Nov 10, 2022 at 02:14 pm by WGNS

  By GRAYSON LEE MAXWELLRutherford County Schools Dr. Alexandria Jackson may have begun working at Roy Waldron Elementary just five months ago, but her previous experie.... Read More

5 Rutherford Co. Players 2022 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists

Nov 03, 2022 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

  Five Rutherford County football players have been named semifinalists for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards. That includes four of the five semifinalists in.... Read More

Christa Campbell, 6th Grade Teacher at Discovery School

Nov 02, 2022 at 12:41 pm by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month - sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street. Nominate a teacher for Educator of the Month. Head to our website, WGNSRa.... Read More

Families of Crash Victims to Honor Loved Ones at Rock Springs Middle School

Oct 26, 2022 at 02:22 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.) This Sunday (10/30/22) at 2:00 p.m., families and friends of traffic crash victims, Rutherford County elected officials, Families for Safe Streets a.... Read More

Threats of a School Shooting in Rutherford County Not Credible, According to Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office and Schools

Oct 20, 2022 at 04:31 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) False threats of a school shooting in Rutherford County spread on social media and from student-to-student on Wednesday night. Reports indicate the threats.... Read More

Storage Space Turned into Classrooms as Rutherford County Schools Continue to Grow

Oct 14, 2022 at 10:24 am by WGNS News

As Rutherford County continues to grow, the county schools continue to the feel growing pains. Storage space and workrooms within some of the existing schools have had to be t.... Read More

COVID Numbers Continue Downward Trend - Rutherford Co. Schools are Back to Field Trips and More

Oct 11, 2022 at 11:32 am by WGNS News

Local schools are in the midst of their 3rd month of classes for the 2022-2023 school year and fall break is in the rearview mirror. More importantly, it appears that the past.... Read More

Protecting Rutherford County Schools and Child Custody Issues

Oct 03, 2022 at 02:39 pm by WGNS News

Individual schools within the Rutherford County School System continue to protect students from outsiders who should not be paying a visit to a local school…That was co.... Read More

Thurman Francis Arts Academy earns National Blue Ribbon award

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:18 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) When you walk into Thurman Francis Arts Academy, you will be greeted not only by the Principal, Jeff McCann, but by the sounds of stringed instruments,.... Read More

UPDATE: Incident at Siegel High School Wednesday – No Serious Injuries

Sep 28, 2022 at 07:47 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) Rutherford County School Resource Officers responded to a fight at Siegel High School on Wednesday afternoon in Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro Police an.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Near 51,000 Students - Pay Scale Study is Now Underway

Sep 26, 2022 at 01:05 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The Rutherford County Schools have hit a milestone and with nearly 51,000 students enrolled… That was Director of Schools Dr. Jimmy Su.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Director Dr. Jimmy Sullivan on air with WGNS Monday Morning

Sep 26, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS News

WGNS’ Scott Walker talks to Rutherford County Schools Director Dr. Jimmy Sullivan about the schools pay scale, growth, new schools and more. Listen to the entire podcast.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools: New Board, School Partnership Fair, Pay Increases for Subs & More

Sep 23, 2022 at 10:55 am by Producer

Bryan Barrett talks with James Evans, spokesman for Rutherford County Schools. They discuss the swearing-in of new school board members, Reading in the Schools, Reward Schools.... Read More

Three new members join Rutherford County School Board

Sep 16, 2022 at 02:54 pm by WGNS News

Three new faces have been elected to the Rutherford County Board of Education, and new leaders have been selected to lead the Board. Tammy Sharp, who won her second term on t.... Read More

Jenny Culp, 6th Grade History Teacher at Central Magnet School

Sep 15, 2022 at 11:36 am by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month - sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street. Nominate a teacher for Educator of the Month. Head to our website, WGNSRa.... Read More

State Farm and the BEP Foundation Donate to Enhance Teen Driving in Rutherford County

Sep 13, 2022 at 11:56 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County teens will have enhanced driver’s training by school resource officers after a donation by the Business Education Partnership Foundation and State Farm.... Read More