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.
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.
The Franklin High School Rebels will be no more as the high school will now be on the search for a new mascot.
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.
Before seeking approval from the Board of Education Monday night for the Franklin Special School District’s return-to-school plan, Director of Schools David Snowden added a rather strongly worded disclaimer.
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…
While the cancellation of proms, dances and other end-of-the-year high school events has caused anguish for students and teachers across the country, nothing was more painful, said Renaissance High School principal Brian Bass Thursday at the class of 2020 graduation ceremony, than the loss o…
Members of the Franklin Special School District’s Board of Education got an in-depth look Thursday night at the plan for returning to school on the Aug. 7 opening day of the 2020-21 school year.
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.
The high school seniors who were recently announced as recipients of college scholarships through the T.E. Murdic Educational Scholarship program will be celebrated in another way later in July.
Williamson County Schools has released its framework for the start of the 2020-21 school year scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, as schools make plans to reopen in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Williamson County Sheriff Dusty Rhoades recently presented $500 Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association scholarships to three college students in a program that assists the sons and daughters of full time employees at sheriffs’ offices across Tennessee.