Williamson County Schools announced Friday afternoon that students and staff will begin returning to school buildings for traditional, in-person teaching and learning Monday, Aug. 24, and using a phased-in approach.
Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be quarantined and working from home the next several days.
Families with students attending schools in the Williamson County Schools district will know by Friday evening whether learning will continue as it has for the past week or will change to a scenario in which all students return to campus.
In his transition from kindergarten to first grade at Thompson’s Station Elementary School, Charles Grogan’s son had to make a few adjustments.
Jennifer Aprea, who spent 12 years as an elementary school teacher and has had education experience in other areas as well, was elected Thursday night to represent District 5 on the Williamson County Board of Education.
As school in Williamson County is set to begin on Friday, law enforcement agencies across the county are working to ensure that students getting on and off of school buses are safe.
With classes set to begin Friday to open the 2020-21 school year for Williamson County Schools, a group of nearly 75 parents and students held a rally Tuesday to show opposition to a reopening plan that was announced a couple of weeks ago by WCS Superintendent Jason Golden.
Brian Snyder served as an alderman for the town of Nolensville for a decade, and that, he believes, is a large part of why he’s the best choice for filling the District 5 seat on the Williamson County Board of Education.
As masks have become commonplace in Williamson County and with school about to begin, some community members have come up with creative ways to help students and teachers connect by way of faces on buttons.
For more than a decade now, students at Ravenwood High School have raised money during a school year to grant a special wish to a child with a critical illness, a wish that typically involves a trip to Walt Disney World Resort.
As Gov. Bill Lee and his administration urge school districts throughout the state to reopen this fall, the state's health department says it has no plans to track the number of COVID-19 cases reported within individual schools, reports The Tennessean.
It is perhaps an overused phrase in education and one that seems rather obvious, but Margie Johnson is passionate about putting students first when it comes to policies and procedures in Williamson County Schools.
Gov. Bill Lee and his health and education commissioners on Tuesday released a school reopening plan, after some schools have reopened and days and weeks before hundreds of others are set to.
As they now set their sights on college — and whatever shape that rite of passage might take in these virus-laden times — 10 recent high school graduates from schools in Williamson County had a chance Saturday to participate in a drive-by celebration parade in front of the McLemore House museum.
“No one knows yet what the impact of closing schools through the months of spring will have on children — the only way to know that impact and to know how to address that impact is to make assessments,” Gov. Bill Lee said.
Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden announced Thursday afternoon that schools will open Aug. 7 with kids through second grade going to school on campus and students in third and above starting the semester online.
Whether it’s by the calendar or the clock, Jennifer Moss wants to see a time change when it comes to Williamson County Schools.
Gov. Bill Lee has denied all requests for Williamson County Schools to be granted flexibility on the school calendar, instructional day and TCAP testing, responding to a letter that was sent to him by WCS Superintendent Jason Golden last Friday.
Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden will announce a decision about the district’s reopening plans by the end of this week, according to an email sent Tuesday evening through the WCS newsletter, InFocus.
Of the six WCS board members up for re-election on Aug. 6, Eliot Mitchell is the only one with an opponent.
A 2020 Brentwood Academy graduate has had a piece of her artwork chosen to hang in the U.S. Capitol building for the next year.
The Hillsboro-Brentwood Exchange Club awarded a local student for his service to his community, honoring him with the 2020 Youth of the Year award.
“Insane and irresponsible.” That’s what a coalition of more than 2,000 Tennessee medical professionals is calling some school districts’ plans to resume in-person classes just weeks from now. Since they first lobbied for a mandated shelter-in-place, ProtectMyCare has been urging Gov. Bill Le…
Efforts by a recently formed organization to recall members of the Williamson County Board of Education won’t be able to proceed through the Williamson County Election Commission.
After more than 6½ hours of discussion through a special-called work session, the Williamson County Board of Education voted 11-1 early Tuesday morning to endorse the reopening framework for the 2020-21 school year scheduled to start Friday, Aug. 7.