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Sometimes it may seem like an act of kindness doesn’t make a lasting impression, but perhaps it buries itself deep in 1957 just to spring forth abundantly in 2020. At least, that was the case for one Franklin High alum, who recently donated $50,000 to the school on behalf of the class of 1959.
The Williamson County Schools Board of Education meeting Monday involved public comments concerning diverse representation in school curriculum and board discussion on asynchronous learning days, which eventually led to the approval of eight “flex” days throughout the remainder of the school year.
The Columbia State Community College Foundation announced Kenny Boyd, Byron Davis, Rena Purdy, Donna Roberts, Pam Stephens, Susan Whitaker and Kurt Winstead have joined the foundation board.
On Monday, Oct. 12, the BGA Lower School kindergarten classes presented orange artwork and downtown Franklin stories and illustrations to be displayed in downtown merchants’ storefronts in support of “Paint the Town Orange.”
Williamson County Schools and the Franklin Special School District will continue to offer free breakfast and lunch to students through the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.
The Tennessee Department of Health recently updated its frequently asked questions concerning COVID-19 and schools, answering questions about mass testing, rapid tests, celebrations and more.
Following a pilot asynchronous learning day for Williamson County Schools middle and high school students and Hillsboro Elementary students on Tuesday, Sept. 22, the district is proposing a series of these flex days for all traditional students for the remainder of the school year.
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization working to improve the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee and three Kentucky counties, announced it awarded scholarships to 328 individual students pursuing secondary education at accredited schools throughout the Un…
The Williamson County School District changed the way it reports COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, listing confirmed cases and exposure-related quarantines specific to each school.
The Williamson County Schools Board of Education reviewed new drafts for policies on harassment during a policy committee meeting Monday.
For the first time, Mercy Community Healthcare is offering in-school nursing services at New Hope Academy in Franklin through Nurse Tina DeLaughter.
Student-led racial justice groups and initiatives in Middle Tennessee have received national attention over the last several months, and while many of these groups have led marches and vigils, one student group is focusing on the Tennessee Department of Education and Williamson County School…
Members of the local GFWC Spring Station Woman’s Club recently visited local elementary and middle schools throughout Spring Hill and Thompson’s Station and delivered boxes of school supplies.
Thales Academy Franklin, the first Tennessee campus among a college preparatory network of pre-K-12 independent schools based in North Carolina, will expand to a full kindergarten through fifth grade elementary program for the 2021-2022 school year.
Williamson County Schools student registration for the spring semester will begin Oct. 5 for students who want to transition from traditional learning to the Online program, who want to transition from the Online program to traditional learning or who are enrolled in the Online program and w…
The Williamson County Board of Commissioners Education Committee approved a lease purchase agreement Monday allowing Williamson County Schools to acquire nearly 20,000 Chromebooks over the next four years.
The Franklin Special School District broke ground on two major projects earlier this month: a new gymnasium for Poplar Grove School and a performing arts center for the entire district.
Former Williamson County Schools Board of Education chairman and member of 30 years Gary Anderson has returned to the district to serve as the executive director of COVID response.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education released estimated data Wednesday regarding learning loss for Tennessee students during the COVID-19 pandemic, claiming it as a result from pandemic-related school closures through the summer months.