Less than a month after he had retired from the Williamson County Board of Education, Gary Anderson is back with Williamson County Schools as the district’s new executive director of COVID Response.
When it comes to the use of asynchronous days for Williamson County Schools, the district’s administration and the Board of Education aren’t fully in sync.
The number of Williamson County Schools students with a confirmed positive case of the coronavirus more than doubled from last week, according to the district’s weekly report shared through InFocus and on the WCS website.
Through a survey of teachers, countless emails from parents and the presence of protesters and an online petition, it’s obvious the challenges facing WCS Online are ongoing as the Williamson County Schools district wraps up its first month of the 2020-21 school year.
After experiencing an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases, Spring Hill High School will be closed Sept. 10 through Sept. 22, including all sporting events and practices.
The Tennessee Department of Education released its COVID-19 dashboard today after originally saying it wouldn't be ready until Sept. 22.
To the detriment of students enrolled in the Williamson County Schools’ Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, the shark tank was overtaken by the coronavirus.
Williamson County Schools (WCS) proposed plans for the development of a new elementary school in Spring Hill that were reviewed and discussed Monday night by the city’s Planning Commission.
The state is declining to release school-specific COVID-19 outbreak data to the public weeks after Gov. Bill Lee said his administration was working on a plan to gather and disseminate the information.
As the Williamson County Schools district prepares to have all students return to school buildings in phases over the next couple of weeks, a group of parents took the opportunity at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting to send this message: Let’s keep it that way.
Before Gary Anderson narrowly won his first election as a school board candidate 30 years ago, he thought he had lost it.
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.
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.