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.
Maury County Public Schools, which include Spring Hill Elementary, Middle and High Schools, will be closed Friday and Monday due to a high amount of illnesses.
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.
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.
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.
The prospects of Williamson County students joining the cutting edge in informational technology education became more tangible Thursday.
High Hopes Development Center has named an industry veteran and a former department chair at Independence High School as its new director of education.
The new school doesn’t have a name yet, but it does have an enrollment plan in place after the Williamson County Schools Board of Education voted Monday night to approve the district’s latest zoning proposal.
The Williamson County Schools Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to approve an incentive bonus for substitute teachers, but several members stressed the need to up the ante even more in the way of a pay increase.
While officials from Williamson County Schools are asking the Board of Education to approve pay bonuses for substitute teachers, one board member called the district’s standard rate for subs “a slap in the face.”
With a record number of Tennessee students applying for TN Promise, the program needs 2,600 additional volunteer mentors to ensure each student has a local support system, according to a release.
Social media was, well, all atwitter Tuesday morning after the Williamson County Schools district announced that schools would operate on a regular schedule following overnight snow that left accumulation amounts from a dusting to around a half-inch.
State officials want to place a bigger emphasis on exposing young students to career opportunities, but schools in Williamson County have already made that a focus.
Parents will have a chance to hear and discuss the proposed 2020-21 zoning plan at the second of two community meetings this Thursday.
With the primary focus on vaping and bullying, heads of the two public school districts in Williamson County recently met with leaders from the faith community to discuss the possibility of working together to help solve some of the issues students and parents are confronting.
PHOTO: Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden is expected to discuss school safety and vaping during his discussion at the Pastors for Tennessee Children event on Oct. 30. / File photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE The heads of the two school districts in Williamson County will engage in discussion on how faith leaders can …
By JOHN McBRYDE Officials from both Williamson County Schools and the Franklin Special School District are concerned by what they say is an increase of students who are vaping on campuses and, in some cases, taking the habit to a dangerous level. In just the past few years, vaping has been on the rise for …
PHOTO: Jen Vogus (left) stands with a group of her AbleVoices students after they had hung their photos at Franklin City Hall. The photos will be on display there through October. / Photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE Before she discovered photography through an organization known as AbleVoices, Sami Zini felt voiceless. She was …
Our Game of the Week story is brought to you by Vanderbilt Orthopaedics. STORY BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY DEB SCALLY If you feel the anticipation in the air as you drive through Brentwood this week, you’ll know it’s once again time for Bruins and Raptors to clash. The annual “Battle of the Woods” awaits …
PHOTO: Williamson Inc.’s Matt Largen (left) moderated a panel discussion that featured Hallie Heiter, Kari Miller, Cherie Hammond and Phil Oldham. / Photos by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE With discussions on entrepreneurship, autonomous vehicles, robotics and STEM, the theme of Tuesday morning’s 2019 Education Summit hosted by Williamson Inc. could have been titled something …
PHOTO: School board members (from left) Nancy Garrett, Brad Fiscus, Angela Durham and Eric Welch listen in during the work session Thursday night. / Photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE The recent lack of late-summer rain hasn’t been good for the grass or the September flowers, but it has been a welcome absence for …
From WCS InFOCUS Marching bands from all high schools in the Williamson County Schools district will gather at one location this weekend to present the county’s vast array of musical talent. Known as the Williamson County Band Exhibition, the annual event will be held Saturday at Ravenwood High School. Each of the high school marching …