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IN FOCUS - Issue 14 - February 21, 2013

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION INFO
New legislation means big changes for students entering kindergarten next year.  Details inside!

 


RUMOR MILL
Rezoning is on the minds of many this time of year.  It's a topic we tackle in this week's Rumor Mill.



COUNTRY STARS DONATE TO DISTRICT'S BRING YOUR MUSIC TO SCHOOL CAMPAIGN
Find out which two country music stars recently donated instruments to the district's new Bring Your Music to School campaign.

 

COLLEGE VISIT CHECKLIST
Planning a visit to a college campus?  Be sure to check out our list of things every student should do when visiting a school.

 

REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR WCS SHOW CHOIR CAMP
It's one of the funnest summer camps around!  Learn more about the Williamson County Show Choir Camp.

 


VIDEOS

PEARRE CREEK COLOR GUARD
Pearre Creek Elementary School's first ever color guard gets some special training from Franklin police.

 

 

SPECIAL GUEST BRINGS MESSAGE OF TOLERANCE TO BMS
Students at Brentwood Middle School get a lesson in perseverance from Kim Dandridge, the first African American Student Body President at the University of Mississippi.

 

 

CHEEKWOOD ARTISTS VISIT CHAPMAN'S RETREAT
Learn how a special program is giving students at Chapman's Retreat Elementary School a lesson in art from professional artists.

 

 

WHAT IS IT? WITH JOHN CARTWRIGHT
In the final installment of our What is IT? video series, John Cartwright, Senior Software Architect for Take Care Health, explains why students should consider a career in technology. 

 


AWARDS

FHS BAND PRESENTED WITH TN GOVERNORS CUP TROPHY
Governor Bill Haslam had a special gift for the Franklin High School Marching Band when they met earlier this month.

 

 

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT AWARDS
From art awards to National Merit Finalists, dozens of students received Student Spotlight recognition this month.

 

 

ACADEMIC ALL-STARS
She's smart, friendly and dreams of one day being a fashion designer.  Get to know our newest Academic All-Star!

 

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Spelling bees, swim meets and more!  We recognize students for their accomplishments in the areas of academics, the arts and athletics.

 

 

RHS STUDENT RECEIVES $20,000 FASHION SCHOLARSHIP
A Ravenwood senior is turning heads and earning big bucks for college with her stylish designs.

 


EVENTS

2013 WILLIAMSON COUNTY SCHOOLS ART SHOW
Don't miss out on the grand opening of the 2013 Williamson County Schools Art Show at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.

 

 

PARENTS INVITED TO ATTEND DISCUSSION ON DRUG USE
Parents throughout the county are invited to attend an upcoming discussion at Brentwood High School about drug use among high school students.

 

 

CENTENNIAL BAND TO HOST SPAGHETTI DINNER
Enjoy a night of great entertainment and food as the CHS Band hosts a spaghetti dinner between performances of the Theater Department's production of South Pacific.

 

 

FINE ARTS EVENTS
Oklahoma, Hairspray and The Harvey Girls!  Those are just a few of the fine arts performances happening across the district in the next few weeks.

 

 

WCSLINK EVENTS IN MARCH
An organization that's devoted to helping families of gifted students and students with special needs wants you to know about several upcoming events.

 


SPORTS

MARCH SPORTING EVENTS
Spring sports are almost here!  We've got the schedule for high school baseball, softball and soccer games in the month of March.

 

 


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