Rutherford County Schools

2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

20 Rutherford seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Sep 14, 2020 at 10:14 am by Voice Wire

Until yesterday, she and a guidance counselor at Smyrna High School had to keep the excitement of announcing the school's first National Merit Scholarship winner in "a really.... Read More
Barfield Elementary teacher gets creative with socially distanced classroom

Barfield Elementary teacher gets creative with socially distanced classroom

Aug 25, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

When Erin Patterson and her husband took possession of more than a dozen decades old windows in their garage, neither of them had any idea what use they would have for them..... Read More
Tennessee Capitol Building

Rutherford County student wins statewide contest commemorating Women’s Suffrage

Aug 21, 2020 at 10:41 am by Voice Wire

A Rutherford student is the winner of a statewide competition aimed at teaching students about ratification of the 19th Amendment and Tennessee's important role in helping wom.... Read More
Day in Corona

Rutherford schools' new contact-tracing procedures for COVID-19 reduces need for quarantine

Aug 21, 2020 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

In the wake of yet another Rutherford County school, the county system has released new contact-tracing procedures for COVID-19, according to Rutherford County Schools. After.... Read More
Rockvale Middle's Brittany Taylor

Rockvale Middle's Brittany Taylor named History Teacher of the Year for Tennessee

Aug 17, 2020 at 09:09 am by Voice Wire

Within the first week of student-teaching at Rockvale Middle School, Brittany Taylor had fallen in love.  She had intended to become an elementary school teacher, but on.... Read More
Day in Corona

What's the over-under for how long Rutherford schools will have in-person classes?

Aug 11, 2020 at 09:30 am by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County Schools announced Monday, Aug. 10 that an entire school was placed in quarantine and ordered to do distance learning before school even started. According t.... Read More
Rep Your City Back to School Backpack Drive

Backpack give away Saturday, Aug. 1 in Smyrna

Jul 31, 2020 at 02:43 pm by Voice Wire

Cynthia Harris was born and raised in the Buckeye State, but upon moving to Tennessee, it did not take long for her to exhibit the volunteer spirit. In fact, for th.... Read More
John Sherman of La Vergne

La Vergne High student featured in national commercial

Jul 30, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

  John Sherman was recently featured in a national television commercial for Cutter bug-spray repellent.  Sherman, 15, a sophomore at La Vergne High, was.... Read More

OPINION: Why was REDACTED promoted out of the classroom?

Jul 30, 2020 at 08:14 am by Michelle Willard 7

NOTE: this article has been redacted due to legal complaints.  Enjoy the brevity. Clarification: The intention of this article was to point out that the director an.... Read More

Rutherford County represents at this year’s National Beta Convention

Jul 30, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Schools was represented at the National Beta Convention, which was held virtually this year. With categories ranging from creative writing to two-dimensiona.... Read More