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Aaron Culver Named Principal of Kittrell Elementary

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools Director of Schools Bill Spurlock has named Aaron Culver the next principal of Kittrell Elementary School, which serves grades PreK-5 in the Kittrell community of Rutherford County. Culver currently serves as...
More than 1,000 high school students taking advantage of credit recovery, summer school programs being offered to overcome learning loss from pandemic year

RCS High School Students Take Advantage of Programs Offered During Pandemic

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT Rutherford County Schools The 2020-2021 school year was not ideal for anyone. For some students, it proved to be problematic. Jakob Salas was one of those students. A senior at Smyrna High School, he was...
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Smyrna FFA Receives Living to Serve grant From National FFA Organization

By ABIGAYLE BROWN Rutherford County Schools The Smyrna FFA chapter in Smyrna, TN has been awarded a Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant in the amount of $1200. The nationwide program provides grant money to local FFA...
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Are You Eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?

Department of Education The Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program may be able to help families of students who are struggling to afford their monthly internet service. Households with a child who is approved to...
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Rutherford County Schools Surveying Stakeholders About ESSER 3.0 Funds

Survey will be active 30 days to gather feedback about how funds should be used June 8, 2021 Rutherford County Schools School districts are required to include meaningful, public consultation from various groups on the planning and...
Summer Program at Blackman Elementary

RCS Summer Learning Camps Provide Bridge Between School Years

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT Rutherford County Schools The four-week K-8 summer camps are under way at 14 sites throughout Rutherford County. More than 6,000 students — many of whom participated in distance learning this past year and...
Trey Duke

Murfreesboro City Schools Director Earns Third MTSU Education Degree

For MTSU alumnus Trey Duke, education was a calling. From his first MTSU degree in education in 2003, his recent appointment to director of Murfreesboro City Schools and on to receiving his doctorate in May from his alma...
Rutherford County SROs Award Scholarships to 5 RCS Seniors

Rutherford County SROs Award Scholarships to 5 RCS Seniors

Five Rutherford County Schools’ seniors each earned $450 scholarships from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officers. Recipients were Jenna Gaessler of Eagleville School, Maelyn-Alexis Reyes and Taylor Knox of Rockvale High School, Taylor Sanders...
Pancake and Friends

Local School Resource Officer Writes Book to Change the World

Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office SRO Chad Dodson uses stuffed animals to encourage Lascassas Elementary School students to change the world. Dodson is so passionate about his lessons that he wrote a book titled, “Pancake...
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School Leaders Reflect on Tackling COVID-19

This article is part of our series “COVID-19: 1 Year Later,” exploring the ways COVID-19 has affected and changed daily life over the last year. For two weeks, we surveyed our readers on how...

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