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IN FOCUS - Issue 20 - May 17, 2013

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WCS TO OFFER STUDENT REGISTRATION ONLINE
Attention parents!  The annual student registration process is about to get a whole lot easier.  We'll explain how.

 

WCS ANNOUNCES NEW PRINCIPALS
Students at two elementary schools will have a new principal when they return to class in the fall.  Find out who they are!

 

WASHINGTON POST NAMES BRENTWOOD HIGH AMONG TOP SCHOOLS IN NATION
Another national publication has Brentwood High School listed among the most challenging schools in the country.  Details inside!

 

FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL RECEIVES $4,500 GRANT
Learn how Franklin High School plans to use a $4,500 grant to create a more efficient learning atmosphere for students.

 

CLOVERCROFT CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL DAY
Foreign cultures and customs were on display this week at Clovercroft Elementary School's first annual International Day celebration.

 

SUMMIT ENGINEERING STUDENTS SHOW OFF CREATIONS
Students in Summit High School's engineering program recently put their skills to use while building machines capable of sorting marbles.

 

PRINCIPALS CAMP OUT AT SCHOOL
Find out why two Williamson County administrators were forced to camp out in front of their own school for a night.

 

RUMOR MILL
Will next year's fall break be extended to last an entire week?  We'll tackle that question and more in this week's Rumor Mill.

 

SPANISH TEACHERS NEEDED
Do you speak Spanish?  Are you looking for a part-time job?  If so, WCS has an exciting opportunity that could be right up your alley.

 

WCS BIDS FAREWELL TO RETIREES
Find out which Williamson County school logged the most activity minutes during this year's Walk Across Williamson challenge.

 

SUMMER CAMPS
We've made a few additions to our list of summer camp opportunities for students.  See what's new!

 

Videos

MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT LOONEY
WCS Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney has an important message for parents, students and community members regarding Common Core.

 

TN COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION TALKS COMMON CORE
Tennessee Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman explains the reason for the implementation of Common Core and what it means for students.

 

COUNTRY MUSIC STAR JO DEE MESSINA MAKES A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT
Find out why country music star Jo Dee Messina made a recent visit to Grassland Elementary School in Franklin.

 

PARTNERSHIP TEACHES STUDENTS IMPORTANT LIFE SKILLS
Learn how an exciting partnership with Junior Achievement is helping WCS high school students become financially literate.

 

HERITAGE MIDDLE STUDENTS JOIN RACE TO SPACE
Science doesn't get much cooler than this! Watch as students at Heritage Middle School send a probe to the edge of space and back.

 

AG FUN FAIR 2013
From cows to corn, hundreds of Williamson County third graders learned about all things agriculture at this year's Ag Fun Fair. 

 

C-SPAN BUS MAKES VISIT TO RAVENWOOD HIGH
Find out why C-SPAN made a special visit to Ravenwood High School in this video produced by the RHS Media Program.

 

Awards

ACADEMIC ALL-STARS
We have six new Academic All-Stars this week!  Find out why they were selected for this special honor.

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Check out some of the latest student accomplishments in the areas of academics, the arts and athletics!

 

RAVENWOOD STUDENTS PASS CERTIFIED NURSING EXAM
They've completed the training and passed the test!  Learn how Ravenwood High School's nursing students became certified nursing assistants.

 

WCS STUDENTS RECEIVE ACE MENTOR SCHOLARSHIPS
Learn how an after school program is helping five Williamson County students pay for their college education.

 

Events

GRADUATION CEREMONIES
Pomp and circumstance will soon fill the air as hundreds of WCS high school students cross the stage to get their diploma.

 

FINE ARTS CALENDAR
Concerts, talent shows and promotion ceremonies!  Check out our Fine Arts Calendar for a list of events happening across the district.

 

FAIRVIEW HIGH TO HOST CARNIVAL MAY 29-JUNE 2
The carnival is coming to Fairview High School later this month.  Find out what all you can expect to see and do at this exciting event! 

 

Photos & More

PHOTO GALLERY
Have you checked out our Photo Gallery lately?  We have dozens of snapshots from schools all across the district.

 

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