New principals readying for students, school year With the opening of two new schools, promotions and retirements, eight principal positions affected
SUMMER INTERNS GAIN WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE Rising seniors from Blackman High School among those participating in Rutherford Works High School Internship Program. Worked as lap, plant operations interns at Murfreesboro Water Resources Department.
DREAMER After being abandoned at age 15, Smyrna High student makes it to graduation thanks to teachers, friends and his own determination to prove he is special
CODE LIKE A GIRL 12 middle-school students participating in camp to encourage exploration of a field traditionally dominated by males and false perceptions
The 36 Club Seven Rutherford students achieve perfect ACT score
PLANNING FOR A FIRST DAY TO REMEMBER As the new principals for Whitworth-Buchanan Middle and Rocky Fork Middle, April Sneed and Jennifer Clark are busy meeting teachers, students and preparing to implement their vision
PEN PALS Central Magnet students pair with students from Bradley Academy for book club event
Central Magnet School again named best high school in Tennessee; now fifth best in nation Rankings released from U.S. News & World Report also lists six other Rutherford County high schools in the top 100
‘We can try anything because it’s all new’ As the first principal of Rocky Fork Elementary School, Scott Bolden works to prepare the culture for the school’s opening in August
School Board proudly supports maintaining strong K-12 public education for all students Learn more about how to support public education in Rutherford County
ATTENTION: OFFICER ON DUTY New signs let community know about armed SROs protecting schools
In addition to a $1,000 honorarium, Brannon will receive a core archive of American history books and Gilder Lehrman educational materials for Rocky Fork Middle and recognition at a ceremony here in Tennessee.
School zones do not apply and the program provides free breakfast and lunch to anyone 18 and under from June 3 to July 26 but is closed on July 4. This year’s schedule includes breakfast service at six Rutherford County schools and eight for lunch.
Terrence Surles is among 31 educators who have been selected for the 2019-20 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship through a competitive admissions process, the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) announced today