The Williamson County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night on three resolutions meant to provide teachers and other employees of Williamson County Schools with monetary incentives.
With a shortage of educators and other employees throughout the Williamson County Schools district, members of the Board of Education will vote Tuesday night on a recommendation for both an immediate pay raise for all teachers and staff and additional monies to hire new employees.
Williamson County Schools has named its teacher and classified employees of the year, and Superintendent Jason Golden and other district leaders helped commemorate the selections with surprise visits Tuesday to respective schools.
Father Ryan High School President Jim McIntyre will step down at the end of the academic year to become president of Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando.
Schools in both Williamson County Schools and the Franklin Special School District will be closed again Friday as snow, sub-freezing temperatures and hazardous road conditions continue beyond Thursday's weather event.
The Class of 2021 from Williamson County Schools has the highest percentage of students in the state to earn a 21 or higher on the ACT, as announced by the Tennessee Department of Education in December.
All Spring Hill public schools on the Maury County side of the city will be closed Thursday according to an announcement from Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) made Wednesday evening.
Despite the rise in cases of the coronavirus over the past few weeks, students, teachers and staff from both school districts in Williamson County will return for the spring semester under the same protocols as when they left for winter break in December.
The National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs announced recently that Big Blue Marble Academy Center in Spring Hill has been awarded accreditation.
Individuals with anti-Williamson County Schools fliers were spotted Thursday afternoon on at least a dozen school campuses in the district, handing out material to parents as they waited in the car rider lines.
A Williamson County Schools program is being honored by the state for its innovation and outstanding success, according to a report from InFocus.
Construction on a 45,000 square-foot expansion to Summit High School officially broke ground on Friday, paving the way for the Spring Hill school to expand its enrollment capacity by 450 students.
Williamson County Schools has put a name with a face of sorts, as the district has recently given specific identification to its two online schools.
The Tennessee Department of Education rejected a complaint filed by the Williamson County chapter of Moms for Liberty last week alleging that elements of critical race theory were being taught at Williamson County Schools.
As students at the Franklin location of Big Blue Marble Academy recently filled shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to donate to underprivileged youth worldwide, they were also learning the importance of contributing to society.
Going against the recommendation from Superintendent Jason Golden and attorneys for Williamson County Schools, members of the county’s Board of Education voted 7-5 Monday night to remove a mask mandate that has been off and on for the past several days.
Galileo Preparatory Academy, a private school for students in grades 6-12, will host a come-and-go style open house Saturday.
Two days after school districts across the state were ordered to end mask requirements for students, staff and visitors through a bill signed into law by Gov. Bill Lee, the two school systems in Williamson County have been ordered by a federal judge to resume the mandate.
Whether by the governor or by the superintendent, it appears the mask mandate for staff and students in the Williamson County Schools district will be lifted by Monday night.
It's not clear if the student is from another school in the Williamson County Schools district or elsewhere.
School districts across the country are struggling with nationwide food shortages, and Williamson County Schools is no different.
One of the district’s biggest challenges is finding teachers to help with those numbers. Elementary schools are currently short 18 teachers, while middle schools are short eight and high schools down 14.
Twenty high school students from Williamson County are among 321 who have received scholarships through the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee scholarship program, according to a news release from the nonprofit.
Officials with Williamson County Schools have determined there was nothing inappropriate in students’ behavior during a homecoming parade for Independence High School last month.
The nomination faced a gauntlet of naysayers and familiar outbursts from angry parents, but the Williamson County Commission voted overwhelmingly Monday night to fill the vacant District 4 Board of Education seat with Josh Brown, a lifelong Franklin resident and fourth-generation Williamson …
Williamson County commissioners from District 4 have named their nominee to fill the Board of Education seat left vacant after Brad Fiscus had stepped down last month and later moved out of state with his family.
The mask mandate for students, staff and volunteers for Williamson County Schools and the Franklin Special School District has been extended by a ruling from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Nine residents have applied to fill the District 4 seat of the Williamson County Board of Education that was left vacant after Brad Fiscus stepped down to move to another state with his family.
The Franklin Band, seven-time state marching band champion and 2014 recipient of the prestigious Sudler Shield Award, will host its Sonic Boom! marching band competition in partnership with The Home Depot on Saturday at Howard Gamble Stadium at Franklin High School.
For a change, the topic during the public input portion of a Williamson County Board of Education meeting didn’t center on mask mandates or anything else to do with COVID-19 mitigation strategies.
In what may have been the most orderly meeting of the Williamson County Board of Education in months, members voted 8-4 Monday night to extend the mask mandate that was implemented in August for all grade levels of Williamson County Schools.
A pride float featured in Independence High School's homecoming parade over the weekend has stirred outrage among members of the Williamson County chapter of Moms for Liberty.
Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden said Thursday he anticipates he’ll ask that the mask mandate implemented in August be renewed.
Williamson County Schools announced Wednesday that it has hit an all-time high in the number of National Merit semifinalists, tallying nearly 20 more students than its previous high of 53.
Williamson County Schools reported Wednesday that some students from the district have vandalized and destroyed school property as part of a nationwide social media trend.
Marching bands from nine of the 10 high schools in the Williamson County Schools district will be participating in the 24th annual Williamson County Marching Band Exhibition Saturday, Sept. 18, at Independence High.
Nearly one-third of families with children enrolled in Williamson County Schools have sought to opt out of the mask mandate the district implemented in August and is set to expire Sept. 21 at 11:59 p.m.
On a resolution put forth near the tail end of a special-called meeting of the Williamson County Board of Education Thursday night, members voted 8-4 to extend the current mask mandate of elementary schools in the Williamson County Schools district to also include middle and high schools.
In an effort to gain better control of the COVID-19 surge currently taking place, leaders of Williamson County Schools and the Franklin Special School District have asked state legislators from the county to urge Gov. Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education to allow for school dis…
The Williamson County Board of Education will have a special-called meeting Thursday, its second such meeting this month to address concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
For decades, the 4-H program through the University of Tennessee’s Extension Office system has introduced thousands of school-aged children to educational opportunities in traditional subjects such as agriculture and home economics.
Fairview Middle School will be closed Friday as 187 of the 560 students and 23 of the 77 faculty and other staff from the school are out due to illness.
More than 320 students and staff from schools in the Williamson County Schools district have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the first of weekly reports WCS has begun releasing.
Franklin’s High Hopes Development Center and Nashville’s Lipscomb Academy recently forged a historic partnership on Lipscomb’s lower school campus to better serve children in need of therapeutic services.