Rutherford County Schools

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

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