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County School board puzzled over reasons teacher leave
County School board puzzled over reasons teacher leave

During a recent work session, the Williamson County Board of Education discussed ways to fully understand why some educators leave the school system.

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WCS shares comprehensive student programming report

Williamson County Schools has recently compiled a report breaking down student programming, improvement areas, and district achievement over the past and current school years.

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Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 25
Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 25

Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week highlights accomplishments by the city's outstanding high school students.

Each week, one student from each high school is chosen by their principal to be featured for achievements including citizenship, volunteerism, leadership, academics, and much more.

Click to read the Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week.

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CHS debuts instructional coaching program
CHS debuts instructional coaching program

Centennial High School piloted a new program this year to improve instructional methods, as Principal Leigh Webb explained to the Williamson County school board in a recent briefing.

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'Good Friday' added to school calendar after vote on 2015-2016 schedule
'Good Friday' added to school calendar after vote on 2015-2016 schedule

The 2015-2016 school calendar approved after extensive debate by the Williamson County school board has undergone a slight change made after last Monday's meeting.

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Tennessee schools getting ready for TNReady instead of TCAP
Tennessee schools getting ready for TNReady instead of TCAP

The state this week completed the process to replace the state-mandated TCAP assessment for English/language arts and math.

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WCS officials travel to DC for Blue Ribbon honor
WCS officials travel to DC for Blue Ribbon honor

Hillsboro School, Kenrose Elementary, and Trinity Elementary principals and staff traveled to Washington D.C. last week for the 2014 National Blue Ribbon Recognition Ceremony, where each school received a National Blue Ribbon School flag and a plaque.

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EDUCATION ROUNDUP: Edmondson Elementary students learn unique lessons, Sunset Middle helps in hunger challenge
EDUCATION ROUNDUP: Edmondson Elementary students learn unique lessons, Sunset Middle helps in hunger challenge

Here is a compilation of recent schools activities throughout Williamson County.

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Enough substitute teachers hard to find in WCS
Enough substitute teachers hard to find in WCS

Competitive pay, as well as restrictions imposed by the Affordable Care Act, have left the Williamson County School District struggling to find substitute teachers.

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WCS seeks public funding for Ladders to HOPE program
WCS seeks public funding for Ladders to HOPE program

The Williamson County School District is calling for community support to continue a program inaugurated last year to help high school seniors qualify for scholarship dollars.

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Thompson's Station resident new chair of Trevecca trustees
Thompson's Station resident new chair of Trevecca trustees

A Thompson's Station resident has been elected chairman of the board of trustees of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.

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Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 19
Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 19

Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week highlights accomplishments by the city's outstanding high school students.

Each week, one student from each high school is chosen by their principal to be featured for achievements including citizenship, volunteerism, leadership, academics, and much more.

Click to read the Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week.

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WCS board votes on textbook, public comment policies Monday
WCS board votes on textbook, public comment policies Monday

At its Nov. 17 meeting at 6:30 p.m., the Williamson County Board of Education will take a final vote on two board policies under revision. One is a revision to Policy 4.401, Textbook Selection and Adoption.

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150th anniversary finds students at Carnton Plantation
150th anniversary finds students at Carnton Plantation

In honor of the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Franklin, more than 800 students on Friday roamed the house and grounds of one of the most significant Franklin Civil War relics - the Carnton Plantation.

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County school board again toys with textbook review policy
County school board again toys with textbook review policy

Pending Board of Education approval, textbook review committees for the Williamson County School District will be in place before the year's end.

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BGA hosts Teens and Technology presentation Monday

Battle Ground Academy is hosting a presentation on "Teens and Technology" on Monday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Harlin Student Center on its Glen Echo Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Most WCS band programs need ongoing fundraisers

Several high school marching bands from Williamson County Schools will participate in the Grand National Championships in Indianapolis on Nov. 13-15.

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Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 12
Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 12

Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week highlights accomplishments by the city's outstanding high school students.

Each week, one student from each high school is chosen by their principal to be featured for achievements including citizenship, volunteerism, leadership, academics, and much more.

Click to read the Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week.

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Columbia State to host adult student information session
Columbia State to host adult student information session

For adults who are unsure where to start when it comes to returning to college, Columbia State Community College's evening services department is hosting a "First Steps" information session Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 6 - 8 p.m., according to a news release.

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County school board works on building better relations at retreat
County school board works on building better relations at retreat

An all-day Williamson County school board retreat held Saturday in Nashville turned out to be an exercise in team building for the nine board members in attendance.

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Columbia State accepting Spring 2015 applications
Columbia State accepting Spring 2015 applications

Columbia State Community College's spring semester begins Jan. 20, and important application deadlines are fast approaching, according to a college press release.

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Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 5
Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 5

Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week highlights accomplishments by the city's outstanding high school students.

Each week, one student from each high school is chosen by their principal to be featured for achievements including citizenship, volunteerism, leadership, academics, and much more.

Click to read the Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week.

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Committee reaches concensus on public comment, textbook policies

Second readings on board meeting procedures and textbook adoption policies passed the Williamson County Board of Education Policy Committee on Monday.

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Schools official corrects developers enrollment claims
Schools official corrects developers enrollment claims

A Williamson County Schools Planning and Zoning manager has clarified a Brentwood developer's claims regarding the number of new students a proposed development on Crockett Road would generate for the county's school system.

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State report card shows seven As, one B for WCS
State report card shows seven As, one B for WCS

The State Department of Education's 2014 report card on Williamson County grades the school district with seven As and one B.

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