Rutherford County Schools

RCS: Kindergarten registration, new student registration under way now

May 07, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Elementary schools are needing parents to register kindergarteners now so they can schedule kindergarten screenings. Now is also the time to register student.... Read More

Oakland High alumnus selected in sixth round of NFL draft

May 06, 2021 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

    It was the realization of a childhood dream this past weekend when Murfreesboro native JaCoby Stevens was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth roun.... Read More

Rock Springs 3rd Grade Teacher Jamie Lowe

Apr 09, 2021 at 09:43 am by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS and City Tile and Floor Covering spotlights Jamie Lowe, a 3rd grade teacher at Rock Springs Elementary. Tell us why y.... Read More

REMINDER: Rutherford County Schools Searching for New Teachers to Hire - Signing Bonus for Some Subjects

Apr 06, 2021 at 08:51 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are in need of teachers.Multiple positions are available for educators in pre-K grades through the 12th grade.The county schools are also offerin.... Read More

For the 2nd in her 49 years as an educator, Barfield Principal Judy Goodwin named Principal of the Year for Rutherford County Schools; now will compete for state title

Mar 04, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT Judy Goodwin is a circle living in a square world.She is a creative spirit “who pays attention to whacky ideas that come through inspiratio.... Read More

Wilson Elementary Academic Interventionist Valorie Estes

Jan 26, 2021 at 01:40 pm by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS and City Tile and Floor Covering spotlights Valorie Estes, Academic Interventionist at Wilson Elementary. Tell us why.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools say Biggest Issue with COVID Remains Staffing Problems

Jan 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools continue to monitor education facilities as they navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic. County Schools Director Bill Spurlock stated the biggest issue r.... Read More

Smyrna ESL instructor Meghan Vigil named regional and statewide Teacher of the Year by the Tennessee Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Jan 11, 2021 at 07:22 am by WGNS

Despite the encouragement from colleagues, Meghan Vigil was not sure she would have an opportunity to attend a virtual business meeting being held during an annual conference.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools CLOSED All Thanksgiving Week

Nov 17, 2020 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will be close all Thanksgiving week due to rising COVID-19 cases. Schools were closed Wednesday through Friday next week anyway due to Thanksgiving,.... Read More

McFadden School of Excellence: Distance Learning through November 24th

Nov 15, 2020 at 04:04 pm by WGNS

McFadden School of Excellence is the latest school to move to distance learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rutherford County Schools spokesman James Evans says beginni.... Read More

Crash Involving School Bus John Bragg Hwy.

Nov 04, 2020 at 08:39 am by WGNS

(READYVILE, TN)  Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving a school bus and three other vehicles occurred around 7:30 Wednesday morning (11/4/202.... Read More

RCS announces distance-learning flex days for November, January and March

Oct 31, 2020 at 09:18 am by WGNS

  Rutherford County Schools will hold three additional distance-learning flex days this school year, Director of Schools Bill Spurlock announced today.  The flex d.... Read More

Whitworth-Buchanan Middle 8th grade math teacher Darla Massey

Oct 29, 2020 at 09:34 am by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS and City Tile and Floor Covering spotlights Darla Massey. She is an 8th grade math teacher at Whitworth-Buchanan Middl.... Read More

Oakland High Added to COVID Closure List

Oct 28, 2020 at 03:36 pm by WGNS

Add Oakland to the list of high schools closed due to an increase in COVID-19.Rutherford County Schools spokesman James Evans says beginning Thursday, all Oakland High student.... Read More

RuCo Schools: Public Hearings for new elementary school

Oct 28, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools has announced plans to hold two public hearings concerning rezoning for the new Plainview Elementary School. The Rutherford County Board of Educatio.... Read More

Free meal pickup available for Rockvale High, Stewarts Creek High students

Oct 27, 2020 at 05:52 pm by WGNS

With two county high schools on distance learning due to a high number of coronavirus cases, the district is reminding parents at those schools free lunch is available during.... Read More

Contest for Rutherford County High School Students: Imagine a Day Without Water

Sep 22, 2020 at 10:31 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro Water Resources Department Community Affairs team (MWRDCA) is getting students excited about the value of water with this yea.... Read More

All Rutherford County School students can receive free standard meals beginning Sept. 2

Sep 02, 2020 at 07:25 am by WGNS

Rutherford County students will not have to pay for a standard breakfast or lunch until further notice, based on a nationwide waiver adopted by the United States Department of.... Read More

Co. Schools to Delay Opening a Few Days

Aug 05, 2020 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will delay the first day of school to Thursday, August 13th. James Evans, spokesman for the school system, details the reason for the delay: The.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Traditional Start Affirmed

Jul 28, 2020 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

During a special-called meeting on July 28, the Rutherford County Board of Education voted to reopen schools in August with in-person classes and an option for all parents to.... Read More