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Grace Christian Academy student named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalist

Grace Christian Academy student named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalist

Franklin, Tennessee (September 12, 2018) – Grace Christian Academy of Leipers Fork, Tennessee is excited to announce that high school senior, Sidney Hauk has received the honor of being named a Semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit® Scholarship Program. She is the first student from Grace Christian Academy to attain this title. The announcement […]

High Hopes Development Center Announces Kindergarten Classroom to Start Fall 2018

High Hopes Development Center Announces Kindergarten Classroom to Start Fall 2018

High Hopes is happy to announce their inaugural 2018-2019 Kindergarten classroom. Expansion of the School at High Hopes is bringing with it four new classrooms slated to finish in the fall of 2018. One of these classrooms will serve as a State approved, inclusive kindergarten. In its new state-of-the-art facility, the Kindergarten at High Hopes […]

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

The Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG) is hosted their 17th Annual Project Save-A-Student Leadership & Development Conference last week February 21-23.    Over 190 students (increasing 10 from last year) selected from 13 high schools in West, Rural West and Middle Tennessee attended the conference. Each was presented with their own personalized business cards to […]

Leadership Franklin Scholarship Applications Now Available

Leadership Franklin Scholarship Applications Now Available

Williamson County high school seniors and college students encouraged to apply Franklin, TN – High school seniors and current college students who live in Williamson County are encouraged to apply for the scholarship to be awarded by Leadership Franklin. The non-profit organization will award one $1,500 scholarship to a student who meets the scholarship criteria. […]

Franklin Special School District and City of Franklin Hosts September 5 Open House

Franklin Special School District and City of Franklin Hosts September 5 Open House

Feedback requested on preliminary concept plans for recreational improvements at Johnson Elementary, Freedom Intermediate and Freedom Middle/Poplar Grove FRANKLIN, Tenn.– Franklin Special School District invites teachers, parents, parks users, and others to attend an interactive public input meeting on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The open house will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on September […]

Battle of Franklin Trust hosts Teacher Appreciation Days Aug. 19 and Sept. 23

Battle of Franklin Trust hosts Teacher Appreciation Days Aug. 19 and Sept. 23

THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO HOST TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY Educators receive free admission to tours of Carter House and Carnton on Aug. 19 and Sept. 23 FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust will host Teacher Appreciation Days on Saturday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 23 for all current educators and school staff. […]

HIGH SCHOOL STEM PROGRAM FEATURING TELEMASTER® PLANES HOPES TO INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION OF INNOVATORS

HIGH SCHOOL STEM PROGRAM FEATURING TELEMASTER® PLANES HOPES TO INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION OF INNOVATORS

KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES TO START PILOT PROGRAM IN TENNESSEE HIGH SCHOOLS   NASHVILLE, TENN. (JUNE 19, 2017) – High school students across the nation will soon have the opportunity to have real-life experience in supply chain manufacturing. Mark Cleveland, Nashville entrepreneur, Hobby Express CEO and longtime manufacturer of the Telemaster® model planes, will be partnering […]

WCS Students Set Record-High ACT Score

WCS Students Set Record-High ACT Score

From wcs.edu… WCS students have raised the bar once again. According to the Tennessee Department of Education’s annual report card, the 2016 graduating class has surpassed the district goal of reaching an average ACT composite score of 24. Although the TNDOE is reporting that the district average composite is 24.4, numerous errors were discovered in […]

Drive Away Hunger Winners Named

Drive Away Hunger Winners Named

The results are in from the 4th Annual Drive Away Hunger Challenge! Franklin High School won the prize for highest total number of pounds and Fairview High School won the award the most pounds of food per student. Between the nine high schools, thousands of students participated by collecting 23,670 pounds of food for the […]

National Blue Ribbon Schools

National Blue Ribbon Schools

Two more Williamson County schools are being recognized for overall academic excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. The DOE announced September 29 that Clovercroft Elementary and Ravenwood High are 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools. “This is an incredible accomplishment,” said Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney. “I am proud of the hard work by our students […]

Young Scholars Institute

Young Scholars Institute

Applications are still being accepted for the 2015 Young Scholars Institute. Week One is closed; however, Week 2 has a few more class options and we are sure you will find classes that will both challenge and entertain your children! Sponsored by the FSSD, YSI offers challenging, exploratory classes which are designed for independent and highly […]

Online Registration

Online Registration

There is no more paper registration for most students in Williamson County. Starting April 1, online registration updates for students currently in grades K-11 and for Franklin Special School District students moving into grade nine will be available through May 15. This online system will take place of the packets parents fill out each year. If […]

School Calendar for 2014-2015

School Calendar for 2014-2015

School Calendar 2014 – 2015 Williamson County Board of Education 1st Semester = 87 Instructional Days 2nd Semester = 90 Instructional Days Day Date Definition Wednesday – Thursday July 30 -31 New Teacher Induction Friday (No Students) August 1 Administrative Day (All teachers report) Monday (No Students) August 4 District- Wide Professional Development Day Tuesday […]

WCS Student Registration Goes Paperless

WCS Student Registration Goes Paperless

Williamson County Schools announces an online student registration and data validation system for the upcoming school year. The system is a secure and green process, which allows the district to collect all new student demographic, emergency and medical information prior to the start of the new school year. The system will also allow families to […]

Free CPR classes

Free CPR classes

Would you know what to do if your infant was choking, or if a loved one had a heart attack? In honor of American Heart Month, the Franklin Fire Department invites you to learn how to save a life, by taking a free CPR class. Every Sunday afternoon in February, beginning February 10, Franklin Firefighters […]