Rutherford County Schools

Smyrna ESL instructor Meghan Vigil

Smyrna ESL instructor honored by state teachers' organization

Jan 11, 2021 at 09:40 am by Voice Wire

Despite the encouragement from colleagues, Meghan Vigil wasn't sure she wanted to attend a virtual business meeting being held during an annual conference hosted by the Tennes.... Read More

Why can't Tennessee students read? Bill Lee calls for a Special Legislative Session to address education concerns

Jan 01, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire 4

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee recently announced a call for the Tennessee General Assembly to convene for a special legislative session on Jan. 19, 2021, to address urgent issu.... Read More

Should Rutherford County Schools start 2021 with a hybrid model?

Dec 21, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

  Rutherford County Schools is considering an option to begin the second semester using a hybrid model to reduce the number of students in school buildings at the sa.... Read More
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Lascassas Elementary selected as bronze level RTI2-B Model of Demonstration School

Dec 18, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Tennessee Behavior Supports Project at Vanderbilt University announced Lascassas Elementary School has been selected as a 2020-2021 bronze level RTI2-B Model of Demonstration.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools to participate in COVID-19 Rapid Test pilot program

Dec 14, 2020 at 09:25 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Schools has agreed to participate in a pilot program offered by the Tennessee Department of Health to offer rapid testing for COVID-19. Several other school.... Read More
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600 local homeless students will get new shoes thanks to Soles4Souls

Dec 10, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

It had been years since he had been to a shoe store. So long in fact, when the boy was offered a brand-new pair of running shoes, he was certain he wore size eight. Two hours.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary collects more than 13,000 items for food drive

Nov 11, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Two years ago, Dustin Harden was doing what any other third-grader would be doing after school — he was watching television — when he was struck by the message of.... Read More

2 injured in Wednesday school bus crash

Nov 04, 2020 at 09:17 am by Lisa Marchesoni

One Rutherford County Schools student and one driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a school bus crash Wednesday on U.S. Highway 41/70 (John Bragg Highway), Rutherf.... Read More

Central Magnet teacher earns Outstanding Educator award after student recommendation

Oct 19, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

  The question was unexpected. The answer was obvious. After being accepted to the University of Chicago, like all incoming freshmen, Jabr Abu-Halimah (known simply as.... Read More

Rutherford County legislators want BEP funding study

Oct 01, 2020 at 11:30 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County legislators recently announced they are calling for a thorough study by the state's Department of Education's Basic Education Program (BEP) Review Commi.... Read More