Rutherford County Schools

Rutherford County Schools talk about growth, student population and more on WGNS

Mar 28, 2022 at 09:06 am by Producer

This morning on WGNS, host Scott Walker was joined by Schools Spokesperson / Public Information Officer James Evans and media relations employee Grayson Maxwell. The guests ta.... Read More

Central Magnet student named best in show at STEM Expo

Mar 23, 2022 at 05:26 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools (RCS) middle and high school students presented STEM projects at the 4th annual countywide RCS STEM Expo Tuesday.  Projects were devel.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools’ STEM Expo set for Tuesday evening

Mar 21, 2022 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

After being forced to cancel in 2020 because of the pandemic, Rutherford County Schools is excited to once again hold the RCS STEM Expo. The event takes place tomorrow, Tuesda.... Read More

Stewarts Creek, Smyrna High Schools to install artificial turf football fields

Mar 18, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS

Stewarts Creek High School and Smyrna High School will soon install new artificial turf for their respective football fields. Smyrna High School’s installation of t.... Read More

Candidate Announcement: Caleb Tidwell for Rutherford County School Board Zone 3

Mar 18, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS

Caleb Tidwell, a lifelong resident of Rutherford County, has announced his candidacy for the Rutherford County School Board, Zone 3 seat.A conservative and strong supporter of.... Read More

Rice leaving Rockvale for Summertown job

Mar 16, 2022 at 07:04 pm by WGNS

BY MONTE HALE JR.Rockvale football coach Rick Rice is leaving the Rockets program after three seasons to take over the same position at Summertown High School.Rice, whose team.... Read More

LaVergne High School student self-publishes book

Mar 16, 2022 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Chris Steadman, a senior at LaVergne High School, has self-published his first young adult book on Amazon. The book, called “Time to Scrap,” chronicles the st.... Read More

Hannah Moore, 2nd grade teacher at Blackman Elementary

Mar 15, 2022 at 03:38 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

Rutherford County Schools Educator Preparation Provider Program offers pathway to licensure for new teachers

Feb 23, 2022 at 06:41 pm by WGNS

Emily Harris may be a new Biology teacher at Blackman High School, but thanks to Rutherford County Schools’ Educator Preparation Provider program, Harris is very pr.... Read More

Student charged after Smyrna High School threat

Feb 16, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

School resource officers identified and charged a Smyrna High School student today who was accused of threatening the school Tuesday night, an SRO sergeant said.“The p.... Read More

15 Rutherford County Schools recognized as statewide leaders in intervention

Feb 03, 2022 at 11:01 am by WGNS

Fifteen schools from across Rutherford County have been recognized by Tennessee Tiered Supports Center (TSC) at Vanderbilt University for their success and implementation of R.... Read More

Katelyn Hand, 2nd Grade Teacher at Plainview Elementary

Feb 01, 2022 at 12:24 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

RCS looking to hire 50+ cafeteria workers with starting pay of more than $14 per hour with daytime hours

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:39 pm by WGNS

“In order to run schools,” says Eric Smith, director of school nutrition, “you must do, at minimum, two things. Get children to school and feed them.”R.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools expected to continue upward growth trend for years to come

Dec 28, 2021 at 10:10 am by WGNS

As the Rutherford County School System grows with new students, rezoning may have to take place before new schools are built. As an example of the growth, County School Board.... Read More

Oakland in State Title Game after Defeating Maryville 24-14

Nov 27, 2021 at 12:11 am by WGNS

The Oakland Patriots are headed to the Blue Cross Bowl for the second consecutive year and the third in four-years: Oakland stymied Maryville's offense in the second half,.... Read More

Changes in How Rutherford County Schools Deal With COVID-19 and New Law Says Businesses / Government Organizations Cannot Require COVID Vaccine

Nov 16, 2021 at 07:32 am by WGNS

Some of the guidelines around COVID-19 have changed, which means changes for the Rutherford County Schools and schools throughout the state. One of the changes focuses on how.... Read More

TSSAA announces 2021 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists

Nov 04, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

  Three Rutherford County athletes have been selected Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists. Oakland's Jordan James and Riverdale's Alex Mitchell are among the.... Read More

Mapping Rutherford County and Area School’s Growth

Oct 21, 2021 at 06:46 pm by WGNS

Growing up, Shane Morgan had an interest in drawing, drafting and industrial arts.For a short time, he studied engineering technology at Old Dominion University, but left to p.... Read More

Battle of the 'Boro on WGNS Friday Night

Oct 14, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

It's the 54th meeting between Oakland and Riverdale this Friday night on WGNS State Farm Prep Football from Ray Hughes Stadium. The Battle of the 'Boro series is led by the Wa.... Read More

Former Riverdale Football Coach Dean Fisher Passes Away

Oct 13, 2021 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

Former Riverdale football coach Dean Fisher has passed away at the age of 84. He became the Warrior's head coach in 1984, succeeding their first coach Phil Watts. He coached f.... Read More