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Issue 18 - April 25, 2014


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WILLIAMSON COUNTY SCHOOLS RANKED AMONG THE NATION'S BEST
Two well-known publications have several Williamson County high schools ranked among the best in the nation.  Details inside!

 

AN OPEN LETTER FROM SUPERINTENDENT MIKE LOONEY
Attention parents, students, staff and community members! Please take a moment and read this important message from Superintendent Looney.

 

SCHOOL BOARD PASSES ZONING PLAN FOR NEW NOLENSVILLE SCHOOLS
The Williamson County School Board voted in favor of a zoning plan for the new Nolensville schools at its April 21 meeting.

 

11 TESTING TIPS FOR STUDENTS
With the start of the TCAP Achievement tests just a week away, we've compiled a few useful tips for students as they prepare for the exams.

 

FOUR MORE WCS STUDENTS ACE THE ACT
Perfection times four!  A quartet of Williamson County students join an exclusive club.  Details inside!

 

TOP VOLUNTEERS HONORED AT SHINING APPLE AWARDS
Williamson County Schools top volunteers were recently honored at the 18th annual Shining Apple Awards Reception.  Find out who was recognized!

 

ALUMNI ACHIEVERS
This week's alumni achievers include an assistant professor, an attorney and a chief executive officer!  Find out who they are and what advice they have for students.

 

SUMMIT STUDENTS INSPIRE CROWD AT BEST BUDDIES GALA
Here's a feel-good story that's sure to make you smile! Learn how two Summit High School students were chosen to share their story of friendship at a recent event.

 

NASCAR LEGEND REWARDS HIGH SCHOOLS FOR FOOD DRIVE
It's not every day that a NASCAR Hall of Famer visits your school. Find out what brought Darrell Waltrip to Franklin High April 16.

 

ACROSS THE BOARD
Zoning, high school course offerings and Power Mondays.  Here's a complete recap of the April 21, 2014, meeting of the Williamson County School Board.

 

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT AWARDS
Dozens of students were honored at the April School Board meeting for winning first place in state or national competitions. Find out who they are!

 

ACADEMIC ALL-STARS
The Academic All-Star Prize Patrol has been busy!  This week we recognize five Williamson County students whose relentless spirit earned them this special honor.

 

RUMOR MILL
Will elementary schools have late start days in the future?  What's the latest on plans to build a new elementary school in Spring Hill?  Find out in this week's Rumor Mill.

 

WALK ACROSS WILLIAMSON WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Find out which Williamson County schools logged the most activity minutes during this year's Walk Across Williamson challenge.

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Check out some of the latest accomplishments by Williamson County students and staff in the areas of academics, the arts and athletics!

 

BYOT TEACHER LEADERS SHARE STORIES OF SUCCESS AT NATIONAL SHOWCASE
Learn how a group of Williamson County educators is helping teachers from around the nation improve their ability to teach math, science and technology.

 

SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION
The WCS School Age Child Care (SACC) program is gearing up for its annual summer day camp!  We have details on that and other summer camp opportunities for students!

 

PAGE HIGH 5K TRAIL RUN MAY 10
Come enjoy an afternoon of family fun May 10 at Page High School!  The day will include a 5K race, dinner, entertainment and a baseball game!

 

SUMMER PROGRAM TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT PHILANTHROPY
Registration will end soon for an exciting program that gives rising juniors and seniors a chance to earn real-world experience this summer.  Details inside!

 


Videos

FAIRVIEW SPECIAL OLYMPICS
It's the feel-good event of the year!  Check out some of the highlights from the annual Special Olympics Games in Fairview.

 

TCAP BAND INSPIRES STUDENTS AT PEARRE CREEK
Watch as teachers at Pearre Creek provide some musical inspiration to students ahead of next month's TCAP test.

 

WCS WEEK IN REVIEW
Academics, the arts and athletics!  You'll find them all in the latest edition of the WCS Week in Review!

 


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PHOTO GALLERY
Check out some of the latest pictures from schools around the district in the InFocus Photo Gallery!

 

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