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STEM Expo

Students showcase projects at third annual STEM Expo
Popularity of event skyrockets since inception

School Board supports strong public education

School Board proudly supports maintaining strong K-12 public education for all students
Learn more about how to support public education in Rutherford County

Mock Crash Scene

MOCK CRASH CAPTURES REALITY OF DISTRACTED DRIVING
HOSA students from Stewarts Creek High partnered with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to host mock crash scene as part of yearlong distracted driving “Be in the Zone – Turn Off Your Phone” campaign

Rockvale High School website

Rockvale High School's website now online
Check often for latest on tryouts and other information

Hillary Stephens

‘I’ve known forever that I wanted to be a teacher’
Third generation educator from Thurman Francis selected as Middle School Teacher of the Year by Tennessee Council for Social Studies

Nashville Holocaust Memorial

ESL teacher named one of four Holocaust Educators of the Year
Johnna Paraiso will be honored during ceremony at State Capitol on April 9

David Crim

FOCUSED ON SAFETY, STUDENTS
As the new Safe Schools Administrator, which is now a full-time position, David Crim wants to ensure schools remain secure places for students to learn  

2018-2019 Teachers of the Year

Rutherford County Schools announces 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year

LaVergne tech support

‘The benefits for our students are immeasurable’
Through Dell certification program, LaVergne High School students intern, provide tech support at school

Amazing Shake

Rutherford fifth-graders win first county ‘Amazing Shake’
Competition focuses on developing interpersonal skills, work ethic

School Nurse Awards

Two RCS nurses named best in Tennessee
Andrea Cain named School Nurse of the year and Barb Herrell named School Nurse Supervisor of the Year by the Tennessee Association of School Nurses

OMS Annex Ribbon-Cutting

Oakland Middle School celebrates new seventh-grade annex

Aviation program at Siegel HS

TAKING FLIGHT
New aviation program at Siegel High School aims to equip students for growing job opportunities in industry

Industry Council

WIN-WIN OPPORTUNITY
Five industry councils create workforce pipelines to fill positions, while local students reap the benefits in the short- and long-term

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

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

nissan career fair

Smyrna Middle eighth-graders take part in Nissan Career Fair

Carter Hazlett works one on one with a student

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

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

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

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