Rutherford County Schools

TN Department of Education Announces Rutherford County Schools, 78 other districts intend to participate in TN ALL Corps tutoring, serve nearly 150,000 students over three years

Oct 11, 2021 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Education announced 79 school districts — over half of all districts in the state — intend to participate in the Tennessee Ac.... Read More

Smyrna Assistant Football Coach Passes Away

Oct 07, 2021 at 11:28 am by WGNS

Smyrna assistant football coach Garry Mooney has passed away after a short illness. The school's athletic site reports Mooney was in his 2nd year at Smyrna and taught history.... Read More

Abby Haley, 3rd Grade Teacher at Rocky Fork Elementary

Oct 01, 2021 at 11:12 am by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS and City Tile and Floor Covering spotlights Abby Haley, a 3rd Grade teacher at Rocky Fork Elementary. The Doug Youn.... Read More

Moore Resigns Rutherford County School Board

Sep 30, 2021 at 10:08 pm by WGNS

In a surprise announcement, Rutherford County School Board member Lisa Moore announced her resignation. It came Thursday night during their meeting. She said she was stepping.... Read More

Report from Tennessee Department of Education shows Rutherford County Schools outperformed state in all grades for English language arts, math, science and social studies

Sep 30, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

Last school year was unlike any other and, yet Rutherford County educators rose to the challenge of educating nearly 48,000 students amid a worldwide pandemic.An impressive 41.... Read More

Tennessee School Board Association recognizes LaVergne High student; pair of Rutherford County School Board members earn Level III distinction

Sep 27, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

LaVergne High senior Savannah Simmons was among nine students recognized this week by the Tennessee School Boards Association. Simmons was selected by a panel of TSBA jud.... Read More
Grant Kelley pictured with his wife, Diane.

Longtime Rutherford County Leader Grant Kelley Passes Away

Sep 26, 2021 at 09:02 am by WGNS

Grant Kelley has passed away. The longtime Rutherford County public servant from the Leanna community passed away Sunday morning after a long battle with Alzheimer's and Demen.... Read More

Ten seniors from Rutherford County named National Merit Semifinalists

Sep 24, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

They are among the best and brightest students at the top high school in the state and, yet, being summoned to the principal’s office brought about a sense of anxiety an.... Read More

Stewarts Creek at Blackman on WGNS Friday Night

Sep 16, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Stewarts Creek and Blackman will meet for the first time since 2018 this Friday night. It also marks the first time in seven years they'll meet as region foes. Stewarts Creek.... Read More

RuCo Schools Temporary Mask Requirement Begins Monday

Sep 10, 2021 at 09:21 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board voted Thursday to implement a temporary mask requirement. The 5-2 vote would require masks from Monday, September 13th to October 14th, at w.... Read More
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Rutherford County Schools Assistant Superintendent Jimmy Sullivan shares experience about son Declan’s cancer

Sep 01, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

Dr. Jimmy Sullivan is a self-proclaimed numbers guy.Prior to April 9, 2020, the data he concerned himself with was related to education and, more specifically, as th.... Read More

Three Rutherford County Schools Announce Temporary Closure

Aug 27, 2021 at 12:46 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have notified parents at COVID affected schools that will be temporarily closed next week because of staffing related issues tied to the pandem.... Read More

Siegel at La Vergne on WGNS Friday Night

Aug 26, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

It's another week of non-region, Rutherford County prep football on WGNS this Friday as Siegel travels to La Vergne. The Stars are coming off their first win in the Adam Rens.... Read More

RCS Announce Quarantine Procedure Changes; Highly Recommending Parents Send Students to School in Masks

Aug 23, 2021 at 08:42 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools are now "highly recommending" face masks in schools after 500 students and 50 employees tested positive last week in the system. Director of Schools.... Read More

Smyrna at Stewarts Creek on Radio/Streaming Friday Night

Aug 19, 2021 at 08:45 am by WGNS

It's the Battle for the Mayor's Cup as rivals Smyrna and Stewarts Creek open up the season. The schools are just a couple miles away but it will be a non-region game due to re.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Receive pair of grants totaling nearly $1.4-million for CTE equipment, voluntary pre-K program

Aug 18, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Grants combine for nearly $1.4 million with more than $1.3 million used to partially fund voluntary pre-K program at John Colemon Annex, Walter Hill, Kittrell, Eagleville scho.... Read More

Stewarts Creek host Smyrna Football "Unity For the Community"

Aug 16, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

“Unity For the Community” is a combined partnership bringing together the energies, resources, and talents of Stewarts Creek High School, Smyrna High School, Secon.... Read More

Miranda Good, 2nd and 3rd Grade Behavior Teacher, Mitchell-Neilson School

Aug 10, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS and City Tile and Floor Covering spotlights Miranda Good, a 2nd and 3rd Grade Behavior Teacher at Mitchell-Neilson Sch.... Read More

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