Rutherford County Schools

Rutherford County Schools ‘Teach Now’ program aims to attract new educators

Jun 20, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Rutherford County Schools’ newly branded “Teach Now” program hopes to remove obstacles for those who wish to become classroom teacher.... Read More

This Month Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Watergate Scandal that Ultimately Brought Down President Nixon

Jun 17, 2022 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY and MORE: The scandal that brought down a United States President occurred this month, 50-years ago. That scandal... Watergate – on June 17, 1972. With m.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Director Names Two Assistant Superintendents

Jun 16, 2022 at 05:27 pm by WGNS

Dr. Kelly Chastain will be the next assistant superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, and Brian Runion will be the next assistant superintendent for Budget and Finance,.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools sweep rankings of best Midstate schools

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:54 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools offer the top schools in elementary, middle and high in the Midstate area, according to the most recent rankings of schools released by Nashville Bus.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Journalism Professor looks into the Watergate Scandal 50-Years Ago

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: 50-Years-ago on June 17, 1972, five subjects broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate hotel in Washington, D.C. With a look back.... Read More

Special needs students benefit from ‘Camp Wonder’

Jun 09, 2022 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

Although they may be twins, Lauren and Diana couldn’t have more polarizing interests.  Lauren rocks skateboarding shirts and has a tech deck — otherwise know.... Read More

After multiple cases of running away from home, young woman joins U.S. Navy with the Encouragement of Local Law Enforcement

Jun 09, 2022 at 02:55 pm by WGNS

  Macy Bowman felt desperate after running away from home multiple times, living with friends and failing to complete high school. Thanks to a team of sheriff’s de.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announces four new principals

Jun 08, 2022 at 02:22 pm by WGNS

Four new principals are stepping into leadership roles with RCS for the 22-23 school year. All come with incredible experience in education and leadership. Justin Smith, Blac.... Read More

MTSU Board of Trustees to hold June 14th Quarterly Meeting - Talk of a New Liberal Arts Building

Jun 07, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, June 14th. The meeting begins at 1 p..... Read More

School meal prices increasing next school year

Jun 02, 2022 at 06:31 am by WGNS

For much of the past two years during the pandemic, schools have offered free breakfast and lunch through a federal United Department of Agriculture program. Reports from the.... Read More

City of La Vergne to Host Job Fair

Jun 01, 2022 at 02:31 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The City of La Vergne human resources department has announced they will be hosting a hiring fair to encourage people to apply for jobs with the city..... Read More

Current Rutherford Co. School Director Terminates Tenured Walter Hill Elementary Principal Helen Campbell

May 27, 2022 at 08:23 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) - The current Rutherford County Director of Schools has moved forward with the dismissal of a long-time educator and principal after an allegation o.... Read More

Central Magnet rising senior wins national award

May 26, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS

Eliza Abston, a rising senior at Central Magnet School,  has been named a winner of the 2022 Carson Scholarship. Abston’s secret to winning the scholarship as a jun.... Read More

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAMS: FREE Breakfast and Lunch for Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Children and Teens 18 and Under

May 26, 2022 at 11:10 am by WGNS

The FREE summer feeding program will be serving breakfast and lunch throughout the Rutherford County area starting June 1st. Rutherford County Schools Spokesperson James Evans.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Spearheads New Partnership with MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success

May 25, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro City Schools and the MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success (ALSS) Ed.D. Program announces a new collaboration to leverage expertise an.... Read More

Rutherford County School Growth Continues - One New School Per Year is Needed, but Costs Too High for Reality

May 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Growth continues throughout Rutherford County and the county schools are not immune to the rise in population. In discussing the growth, county school’s spokesperson Jam.... Read More

Six Smyrna High grads also complete associate degree at Bethel

May 24, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Six students from Smyrna High School have graduated from Bethel University with their associate degree.   On May 7th, the students received their degrees from.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools are NOW Hiring

May 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School System is hiring and reports indicate multiple jobs are available. Some of positions that the schools will be filling include teachers, principals.... Read More

Rutherford County School Board offers Director of Schools position to Dr. James Sullivan

May 23, 2022 at 06:35 pm by WGNS

Dr. James Sullivan will be the next Director of Schools for Rutherford County pending final contract negotiations, after a 5-2 vote by the School Board at a special-called mee.... Read More

Today, WGNS takes a look at the growth within our community, which equals thousands of new school students - Guest: Rutherford County Schools Spokesperson James Evans

May 23, 2022 at 09:03 am by Producer