Rutherford County Schools

Rutherford County Schools Introduce Weapon Detection System in Safety Initiative

Feb 28, 2024 at 09:17 pm by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Schools in Tennessee have initiated a pilot program funded by a safe schools grant to evaluate an automatic weapon detection system..... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Board Takes Action on New Properties and Social Media Lawsuit

Feb 23, 2024 at 09:33 am by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - During its Feb. 22 meeting, the Rutherford County Schools board made significant decisions regarding the acquisition of new school properties and legal.... Read More

UPDATE: The Game of Chess in Rutherford County Schools

Jan 29, 2024 at 10:16 am by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN – In a strategic leap towards fostering intellectual excellence, the Rutherford County Board of Education, in collaboration with board members C.... Read More

County Schools Two Hours Late, Option to Close

Jan 22, 2024 at 05:23 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools announced late Monday the intention to open two hours late on Tuesday as we dig out of the winter storm that left several inches of snow and bitter c.... Read More

Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County Schools are Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Jan 15, 2024 at 02:20 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Ongoing snow, mixed with colder than normal temperatures, has led both the city and county school systems to keep their doors closed on Tuesday and W.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Makes Preemptive Decision to CLOSE Tuesday

Jan 14, 2024 at 03:37 pm by Rutherford Weather

While Rutherford County Schools are closed Monday for the MLK holiday, they've made the preemptive move to close schools on Tuesday. James Evans with the system says with ext.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools’ Administrators, First Responders Focus on School Safety

Jan 08, 2024 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Schools’ leaders received assurance teams of first responders throughout the county would respond to school emergencies to prot.... Read More

Politics: Tim Holden Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County School Board Zone 3

Jan 02, 2024 at 07:12 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. - Tim Holden, a lifelong resident of Rutherford County and former School Board member, has declared his candidacy for the Rutherford County School B.... Read More

Expanded School Choices Empower Rutherford County Parents

Jan 02, 2024 at 06:13 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In a bid to provide greater flexibility and options for parents in Rutherford County, a transformative law passed a couple of years ago has paved the w.... Read More

Kayla Wainwright, Teacher at Holloway High School

Dec 05, 2023 at 04:51 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

Student Behavioral Problems Within the Rutherford County Schools

Nov 28, 2023 at 12:36 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – While the COVID Pandemic has all but vanished from the rear-view mirror, communities across the country continue to examine the aftermath of ch.... Read More

Help for the 1,200 Homeless RCS Students

Nov 18, 2023 at 09:17 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Providing food for 1,200 homeless students in Rutherford County Schools remains a daily passion for Jessica Johnson, the school system’s homeless edu.... Read More

Dr. Dawn Poole named RCS secondary coordinator

Nov 15, 2023 at 04:50 pm by WGNS News

High school principals have one of the toughest jobs in education, Dawn Poole says, and as Rutherford County Schools’ new secondary coordinator, she is eager to work alo.... Read More

Thurman Francis Principal Jeff McCann Named "School Choice Coordinator"

Oct 19, 2023 at 06:36 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) Rutherford County Schools Director Dr. Jimmy Sullivan announced that the current Thurman Francis Arts Academy's Principal Jeff McCann has been named t.... Read More

12-Year-Old Leaven Needs a Kidney Transplant - Hear the WGNS Interview

Oct 18, 2023 at 11:41 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - All too often we see someone who appears to be going through some type of struggle, but seldom do we know why – nor do we ask. For one Murfree.... Read More

Read To Succeed: 19th Annual “Reading in the Schools Day"

Oct 02, 2023 at 01:38 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - On Friday, September 22nd, Read To Succeed celebrated their 19th annual “Reading in the Schools Day” throughout Rutherford County. 35 schoo.... Read More

Brittany Smith, Kindergarten Teacher at Buchanan Elementary

Sep 30, 2023 at 01:29 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

Outdoor Theater Becomes Reality at Smyrna Elementary School

Sep 29, 2023 at 02:18 pm by WGNS News

  SMYRNA, TENN - Friday, August 25th finally arrived! It may have been warm but the sun was shining! It was the day that students could use their new Outdoor Amphitheate.... Read More

Dr. Kay Martin named Rutherford County Schools Deputy Director

Sep 28, 2023 at 07:58 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN - Dr. Kay Martin (above photo) will serve as deputy director of Rutherford County Schools, Director of Schools Dr. Jimmy Sullivan announced today. .... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools Announces Rezoning Concept Maps

Sep 13, 2023 at 04:41 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - After more than a year of study and analysis, Rutherford County Schools has developed concepts for county-wide rezoning that would likely begin in Augu.... Read More