Two challengers in the race for seats on the Williamson County Board of Education have emerged in the past few days as half the members are facing re-election in August.
Of the items that came before the Williamson County Board of Education at its February meeting Monday night, the one that generated the most discussion had to do with funding the schools.
Whenever Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden is asked what his top concerns are since he assumed his current role with the district last May, the topic of mental health ranks right at the top.
In Brent Greene’s classroom in the Claude Yates Annex at Franklin High School, students were ambling in one recent morning and grabbing the tools and materials they would need to solve that day’s problems.
There were accolades all around as members of the Franklin Special School District’s Board of Education voted unanimously to recognize the director’s performance review for Director of Schools David Snowden during the monthly board meeting Monday night at Poplar Grove Middle School.
Williamson County students were honored at the Dr. Kathy Ligon Invitational where they took home awards across a variety of competitions from storytelling to debates.
By a vote of 10-2 and after a moderate amount of discussion, members of the Williamson County Schools Board of Education selected Legacy Monday night as the name of the middle school currently under construction on Henpeck Lane.
A ribbon cutting will be held for the ceremonial opening of Creekside Elementary School Sunday at 2 p.m., but teachers and students will have already acclimated themselves to the new facility as their first official day there is Wednesday.
Though the Williamson County Schools district is still wrestling with the issue of a bus driver shortage, that is not the cause of students having to stand on some buses as it was pointed out at the most recent County Commission meeting.
In addition to recognizing a good number of teachers and students, hearing a proclamation read by Franklin Mayor Ken Moore and moving forward on a contract for construction of a couple of key facilities, members of the Franklin Special School District’s Board of Education approved perhaps th…
Creekside Elementary School, the 49th school to be constructed in the Williamson County Schools district, is scheduled to open for its kindergarten through fifth grade students during the week of Jan. 20.
High school seniors and current college students who live in Williamson County are encouraged to apply for a scholarship to be awarded by Leadership Franklin, which will award one $1,500 scholarship to a student who meets the scholarship criteria.
During a legislative update at the Franklin Special School District’s annual Board of Education retreat Saturday morning at Moore Elementary School, board members and FSSD staff heard about Gov. Bill Lee’s emphasis on education, the state’s priorities on mental health of students and the con…
Franklin Elementary School is one of two Tennessee schools selected as a 2019 National ESEA Distinguished Schools for the extraordinary success of their students.
The attorney who has filed a lawsuit against the Tennessee School Board Association on behalf of a Williamson County parent said the case could have a ripple effect on school districts across the state.
Love the Dress, an organization that provides affordable prom dresses to students, is currently accepting donations of new or gently used formal dresses and accessories.
At the conclusion of author Pablo Cartaya’s presentation at Freedom Middle School Wednesday morning, the students who had assembled in the gymnasium were encouraged to place their hands over their hearts and to proclaim: “I have a story.”