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IN FOCUS - Issue 3 - August 30, 2012

In this issue of IN FOCUS, Governor Haslam makes a surprise visit at an elementary school; WCS sets a district record for ACT results; and students a Fairview High learn a life-saving skill.

LATEST NEWS

RAVENWOOD HIGH NAMED A FINALIST FOR SCORE PRIZE AWARD
It has just been anounced that Ravenwood High is a finalist for the SCORE Prize Award.  Find out how much money they could win!

SCHOOLS RECEIVE SUPERIOR AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
The awards keep coming for WCS!  Find out which schools received the Superintendent's Superior Awards of Excellence.

FREE & REDUCED PRICE MEAL APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING
Time is running out for families to apply for free and reduced school meals.

ACT RESULTS RELEASED
The results are in and WCS has posted the highest composite ACT average in the district's history!

PARENT PORTAL NOW ACTIVE
Have you logged into Parent Portal yet?  If not, learn how it can help parents track their child's progress at school.

RUMOR MILL
This week's Rumor Mill tackles subjects like rezoning, fingerprinting school volunteers and maintenance of school grounds.

WCS JOB OPENINGS
From bus drivers to teachers, WCS is looking for a few good men and women.  View job vacancies and apply online today.

ACE MENTOR PROGRAM
There's still time to for students to apply for one of the nation's fastest growing high school mentoring programs.

CAREER FAIR VENDORS NEEDED
Learn how you can promote your business and help eighth graders learn about career opportunities at the same time.


UPCOMING EVENTS

MUSIC & THEATER EVENTS
Looking for something to do?  Check out one of the many musical and theatrical performances happening across the district.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY MARCHING BAND EXHIBITION
Mark your calendar! The Williamson County Marching Band Exhibition is only a few weeks away.

FORENSICS CAMP
Williamson County middle and high school students are invited to attend this year's Forensics Camp at Ravenwood High School. Details inside! 


VIDEOS

TN NAMES TOP SCHOOLS FOR ACHIEVEMENT & GROWTH
Tennessee has named its top performing schools in the state.  Find out which Williamson County schools made the list!

 

 

 
FAIRVIEW HIGH STUDENTS LEARN CPR
Learn how Fairview High School is teaming up with Williamson EMS to teach students this life-saving skill.

 

 

NEW PUSH UNDERWAY TO RECRUIT STUDENTS TO THE FIELD OF I.T.
Information about a new strategy to educate students about high paying jobs in the field of information technology.

 

 


STUDENT & STAFF ACHIEVEMENTS

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT AWARDS
The Williamson County School Board honors students who finish first in state or national competitions.

BRENTWOOD HIGH WINS ECO-CIRCLE CHALLENGE
BHS students took home a nice reward for finishing first at this year's Children's Eco-Circle Challenge at the Living Green Expo.

WCS TEACHER WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
A Williamson County teacher is honored for his efforts to teach environmental education to his students.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Two high school volleyball players earn national recognition for their talent.


SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL - WEEKS 2 & 3
Are you ready for some football?  If so, we've got you covered with the game schedule for the first two weeks.

SEPTEMBER SPORTING EVENTS
Looking for something to do?  We've got you covered with a list of high school sporting events for the month of September.


NEWS YOU CAN USE

PHOTO GALLERY
Ribbon cuttings, parades and more! Check out the latest additions to the IN FOCUS Photo Gallery.

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