Rutherford County Schools

    Rutherford County Schools Prepare for Students to Return to the Classroom

    Jul 27, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

    The new school year is about to begin and schools around the state are making preparations to keep COVID-19 out of the classroom.WGNS NEWS was told the janitorial staff within.... Read More

    Ben Cates Memorial Service July 18th

    Jul 12, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

    Former Kittrell and Oakland girls basketball coach and Rutherford County Recreation Director Ben Cates will be remembered at a memorial service this week. It will be held at.... Read More

    Summer learning camp math curriculum for middle schoolers designed to sharpen skills; middle school math specialist retiring after 31 years in education

    Jun 24, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

    After 31 years in education, it all came down to 16 days for Kim Day to have one final opportunity to make a lasting impression on middle-schoolers.Day has been a middle schoo.... Read More

    Blackman Middle 7th Grade Science Teacher Harlee Morphis

    Jun 08, 2021 at 09:33 am by WGNS

    The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS and City Tile and Floor Covering spotlights Harlee Morphis, a 7th grade Science teacher at Blackman Middle School..... Read More

    Bush Named Central Magnet Girls Coach

    Jun 04, 2021 at 08:19 pm by WGNS

    Former Siegel girls basketball coach Alan Bush has been named the new girls coach at Central Magnet. Bush succeeds Kyle Turnham, who retired last month. Bush stepped down fro.... Read More

    Rigsby Named Siegel Boys Coach

    Jun 04, 2021 at 08:15 pm by WGNS

    Matt Rigsby has been named the new Siegel boys basketball coach. He succeeds Dyron Birdwell, who resigned to take over the Oakland boys basketball team. Stars principal Larry.... Read More

    Rutherford County Schools’ 2020-2021 Retirees: A Virtual Celebration (Video)

    May 24, 2021 at 09:15 am by WGNS

    Becoming an educator or working in any capacity in public education is less a choice and more often expressed as a calling.This makes the decision to retire bittersweet, and y.... Read More

    Students Receiving College Credits in Nutrition at Riverdale High School

    May 21, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

    Juniors and Seniors at Riverdale High School are now focusing on nutrition at the college level, as explained by Dr. Janet Colson, professor of nutrition and food sciences at.... Read More

    2020-2021 Middle School All Sports Trophies Awarded

    May 21, 2021 at 09:20 am by WGNS

    For the 15th year, WGNS Primetime Sports and Little Caesars Pizza are awarding all sports trophies to area middle schools who rose above the rest of the field this season. Thi.... Read More

    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