‘I dance through the hallways’ As one of the district’s three magnet programs, Thurman Francis Arts Academy’s vision is to provide a well-rounded education for each child through a dynamic curriculum enriched by the arts; application deadline Jan. 31.
LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP As part of the ‘Career Pathway’ events being held this year at all RCS middle Schools, eighth-graders learn about career course options prior to registering for high school classes
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tours Oakland High’s career education programs
Pushing for Failure As one of the district’s three magnet programs, McFadden School of Excellence aims to drive students out of their comfort zones. Application deadline is January 31, 2018.
‘We didn’t look like a normal soil team’ Eagleville wins state championship for soil judging, only all-girl team to compete
TREADING NEW GROUND Siegel boys win first state cross country title; girls team places fourth
WITH THEIR OWN EYES Nearly 300 RCS students tour various industry sites through Chamber partnership
AN INSIDE LOOK Local manufacturers host students from six Rutherford high schools to tour facilities, make connection to the classroom
As part of the program, teachers with Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools are invited to submit proposals each semester. The BEP then scores those proposals and determines which will be funded.
Siegel has been named among the nation’s 255 state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. The program encourages students to solve real-world issues in their community using classroom skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.