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Dr. Theowuana Hatchett

Dr. Theowauna Hatchett and Dr. Mark Gonyea selected for prestigious Tennessee Governor’s Academy of School Leadership

BEP Teacher Minigrants Fall 2018

44 classroom projects receive BEP Nissan minigrants

Dearly Departed

‘Theater has always been part of our relationship’
Husband and wife team lead Riverdale theater department; student production of ‘Dearly Departed’ begins this week

Report Card

REPORT CARD: Rutherford County Schools remains Level 5 district
Tennessee Department of Education releases redesigned annual report to assist parents with information about their schools

Poverty Simulation

PRACTICING EMPATHY
Educators from LaVergne Lake Elementary participate in ‘Poverty Simulation’ to experience daily struggles of low-income families to balance work, bills, health and children’s education

RVHS, RFES INFORMATION

Rockvale High School, Rocky Fork Elementary School information
Learn more about the new schools, including rezoning proposals being studied and the schedule of parent information meetings to ask questions and provide feedback.

Oakland IB

‘The payoff is certainly worth it’
Oakland International Baccalaureate program marks 10th anniversary; parents interested in learning more can attend meeting on Jan. 15

nissan career fair

Smyrna Middle eighth-graders take part in Nissan Career Fair

Holloway WorkKeys Certifications

WORK READY
44 Holloway High School students earn ACT WorkKeys certification as Rutherford County launches Work Ready Community initiative

Carter Hazlett works one on one with a student

STUDY BUDS
Siegel Middle School program pairs student mentors with special needs students

Jada Scott

Campus School fifth-grader publishes book about space, planets

Jimmy Davis (far right)

A CURIOUS MIND
Local manufacturer donates logic trainers to Daniel-McKee Alternative School

JA STEM SUMMIT

'It’s hands-on, they’re involved and they’re not just sitting and listening to speakers all day'
Seventh-graders experience first-ever Middle School STEM Summit

red ribbon week at barfield elementary

RED RIBBON WEEK
Schools get creative with activities to encourage students to avoid drug use

TFAA Robotics

PREPARING FOR THE ‘BEST’
Multiple Rutherford County students compete in robotics contest being held at Lipscomb University

Deputy Powell at Cedar Grove Elementary

‘This is just such a different type of police work’
Q&A: School Resource Officers discuss program’s origins, its 25th anniversary and how important building relationships with students, parents is to the success of the program

trades week tour at oakland high

TRADES WEEK: Manufacturing
Rutherford students tour multiple manufacturing companies for exposure to high-wage careers 

SRO signs

ATTENTION: OFFICER ON DUTY
New signs let community know about armed SROs protecting schools

industry trade week: construction

TRADES WEEK: CONSTRUCTION
Rutherford students get firsthand tour of construction sites at Rockvale and Siegel high schools as part of effort to expose them to career options

Latest News

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Beyond the Classroom podcast: Dan Caldwell, Senior Manager for Learning Pathways with Nissan North America

Dan Caldwell understands the importance of local industry being invested with local education. He recently sat down with RCS Communications Director James Evans and Communications Specialist Keith Ryan Cartwright to talk about Nissan's partnership with Rutherford County Schools, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Smyrna and others, and about how those partnerships are creating amazing opportunities for both students and local manufacturers.

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