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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 […]

Mack Hatcher Construction Update

Mack Hatcher Construction Update

COOL SPRINGS BLVD (eastbound lanes only) will be closed this weekend between Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway (SR 397) and Windcross Court beginning Friday (1/18/2013) at 7:00 PM until Monday (1/21/2013) at 6:00 AM. This lane closure is required for water line construction related to the Mack Hatcher (SR 397) widening project. TDOT alerts Franklin motorist […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Superior Essex was honored at the event because of its generous donation and Puckett’s donated 100 percent of its event profit to the school. On Thursday, October 4, the Montessori School of Franklin, located at 244 Noah Drive, hosted a Puckett’s Food Trolley and RetroSno lunch event from 11 – 1 p.m. at the school. Neighboring residential areas […]

O’More College of Design awards 12 summer studio scholarships Day Camp Sessions Immerse Kids of All Ages in Art and Design

O’More College of Design awards 12 summer studio scholarships Day Camp Sessions Immerse Kids of All Ages in Art and Design

O’More College of Design has awarded 12 scholarships to elementary, middle and high-school students who applied for an opportunity to attend its Summer Studio program, a day camp offering a diverse schedule during three sessions in June and July. Among the winners were Alyssa Larocca, a rising senior at Independence High School in Thompson’s Station […]

Student Art Show

Student Art Show

Now on Display at Monthaven Mansion through March 10.  On Sunday, March 4, from 1pm-1:30pm, there will be a reception. Monthaven Mansion is the white historic mansion on the hill close to Center Point Road. They are open Tuesday – Friday from 9am − 2pm and Saturday 10am – 2pm.

John Maher Scholar Athletes

John Maher Scholar Athletes

By Marcus Stone, Sports Writer mstone@williamsonherald.com Battle Ground Academy’s Mary Hannah Winstead and Brentwood High School’s Austin Sanders have been named this month’s winners of the John Maher Scholar Athlete of the Month Award. Mary Hannah Winstead Winstead, daughter of Kurt and Beth Winstead, is a five-sport athlete for the Lady Wildcats, compiling 16 varsity […]

Glee for the Angel Tree!

Glee for the Angel Tree!

Join CoolSprings Galleria as they welcome the Salvation Army’s “Glee for the Angel Tree” from 11am-12pm,  featuring performers from Brentwood High School Centennial High School Independence High School Glee for the Angel Tree will be performing in front of JCPenney on Saturday, November 19th at 11am.

School News

School News

The Fred J Page Marching Patriot Band competed at the Glencliff Colt Classic at Glencliff HS in Nashville, TN on October 22 and placed 3rd out of 28 bands.  The Color Guard and Percussion also took first place overall. Other bands in competition included larger schools, Clarksville, Independence, Spring Hill, Lebanon, and Cookeville. The band […]