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.
Plans are in place for Brentwood Academy to begin school as scheduled on Aug. 18 with health and safety protocols being implemented that prioritize the well-being of the school community.
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.
Williamson County Schools will be posting on its website its completed framework for the reopening of schools for the upcoming 2020-21 school year.
Williamson County Schools has announced that a new committee is asking for feedback from the Franklin High community as it explores the option to change the school’s mascot, which is currently the Rebels.
Ten high school seniors from schools across Williamson County have each received a $1,000 scholarship through money raised in the annual T. E. Murdic Educational Scholarship program.
Williamson County Schools released results from a survey in which more than 22,700 parents and guardians participated, giving district officials an understanding of individual families’ thoughts on each child’s return to school either on campus or remotely.
A collaboration between Williamson County Schools and Williamson Inc. — not to mention significant foresight from three high school seniors — will eventually lead to much-needed support in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Thales Academy, a college preparatory network of pre-K-12 independent schools, will have its grand opening for its new Thales Academy Franklin campus July 20 for the first day of its year-round calendar for the 2020-21 school year.
Robbin Cross, Child Nutrition supervisor for the Franklin Special School District, has received national recognition through an online publication of the Chef Ann Foundation.
"Saying that black lives matter in our school district is not a political act. It is not controversial, it is not an attack. It's just hopefully speaking the truth and then acting on it."
Five new leadership positions have recently been announced at Brentwood Academy, including director of the Middle School to replace longtime employee Nancy Brasher, who retired after 32 years of service.
When it comes to the question of whether schools will be able to return to a sense of normalcy when they reopen in August across Tennessee, there is no one-size-fits-all approach.
The head of the Franklin Special School District said Monday he is optimistic that the district will at least get the 2020-21 school year off to a normal start, with all students being able to attend as they did before the coronavirus outbreak caused schools to close in March.
For the first time since early March, the Franklin Special School District’s Board of Education will be holding its monthly meeting in person when it convenes Monday at 6:30 p.m. for its June agenda at Poplar Grove Elementary School.
Retirees, parents, teachers and plenty others came together to completely wipe out the school lunch debt that had accumulated at schools in the Franklin Special School District during the final weeks of the 2019-20 school year.
Battle Ground Academy summer camps are scheduled to begin the week of June 15, offering both in-person and virtual options ranging from academic to athletic, enrichment and art for ages ranging from 4 to 18.
The Tennessee Department of Education has announced a second phase of its statewide partnership with PBS stations to ensure educational content during the summer.
A Page High School assistant principal has been promoted to take over as the school’s principal, replacing Shane Pantall, who was named as new principal at Franklin High School a couple of weeks ago.
Camp season has begun at Brentwood Academy, and for parents seeking activities for their children this summer, there will likely be something to suit their child or children.
A teacher in the Franklin Special School District and a counselor from a school in Williamson County Schools are among just 30 educators across the state who have been invited to participate in the 2020-21 Tennessee Educator Fellowship and its State Collaborative on Reforming Education program.
Franklin Special School District Director of Schools David Snowden has made several changes in the district’s leadership team over the past week, including a new supervisor of Curriculum and Professional Learning, a new supervisor of Student Performance and Federal Programs, and a new assist…
Just before the Spring Break holiday in mid-March, Williamson County Schools closed its doors due to concerns over coronavirus - which, at the time, had only seen one confirmed case in Tennessee. It wouldn’t be until April 15 that WCS announced it would be closing through the end of the scho…
The Franklin Special School District announced Tuesday afternoon it will continue to provide free meals for children ages 18 and under throughout the summer.
More than 8,000 teachers have registered for free training on digital learning and teaching that is being provided by the Tennessee Department of Education and Trevecca Nazarene University.
Brentwood Academy handed out diplomas to 109 graduates of the class of 2020 on Sunday evening, capping the end of a year disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and sending graduates into the world.
Ravenwood High School students, faculty and families gathered on Saturday for a vehicle graduation parade to celebrate the accomplishments and milestones of the class of 2020.