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Issue 19 - May 9, 2014


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CHANGES TO REPORT CARD DISTRIBUTION
Report cards for some students will be sent home later than originally expected.  We'll explain why and tell you when parents can expect to receive them.

 

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARS IN WCS
It's one of the top honors for high school students!  Find out which WCS students were just named National Merit Scholars.

 

WEBSITE RANKS WCS 1ST IN NATION AMONG HIGHEST PERFORMING DISTRICTS
A recent comparison of school districts from around the nation offers proof that Williamson County Schools is one of top districts in the United States.

 

DISTRICT SETS NEW RECORD FOR PERFECT ACT SCORES
The good news keeps coming!  Two more Williamson County students have recorded perfect ACT scores, setting a new district record.

 

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR NAMED U.S. PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR
It's an honor that is only given to 144 students nationwide.  We'll reveal the WCS senior who was named a U.S. Presidential Scholar!

 

OUT OF TRANSPORTATION ZONE DEADLINE APPROACHING
The deadline for submitting out-of-transportation zone request forms for the 2014-15 school year is May 15. Forms are available online.

 

ALUMNI ACHIEVERS
It's our version of Where are They Now!  This week, we profile three Williamson County graduates who serve as  outstanding examples of achievement.

 

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

 

2014 BATTLE OF THE BOOKS CHAMPION CROWNED
A victor has emerged from this year's epic Battle of the Books challenge!  Find out which middle school team earned the crown in 2014.

 

IHS MARKETING STUDENTS RAISE THOUSANDS FOR CHARITY
Learn how students at Independence High School raised more than $2,000 for a local charity that helps children who are fighting cancer.

 

FAIRVIEW STUDENTS INTRODUCED TO NANOSCIENCE
Blackberries, nanotechnology and million dollar microscopes! We'll tell you all about Fairview High School's recent field trip to
Vanderbilt University.

 

CLASS OF 2014 GRADUATION CEREMONIES
Pomp and circumstance will soon fill the air as hundreds of WCS high school students cross the stage to get their diploma.

 

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

 

SUMMER PROGRAM TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT PHILANTHROPY
Registration for an exciting summer program that gives rising juniors and seniors a chance to earn real-world work experience has been extended.  Details inside!

 

SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION
Believe it or not, summer is almost here!  Check out our updated list of summer camp opportunities for students.

 

TOWN HALL MEETING TO ADDRESS SOCIAL HOSTING & TEENAGE BINGE DRINKING
Get the facts about the dangers of social hosting of parties for teenagers and teenage binge drinking.  Make plans to attend an important Town Hall meeting May 15.

 

FAIRVIEW CARNIVAL BEGINS MAY 28
The carnival is coming to Fairview!  Celebrate the end of the school year with fun games, delicious food and thrilling rides!

 


Videos

LIPSCOMB ELEMENTARY CELEBRATES KINDERGARTEN MAKER DAY
Kindergartners at Lipscomb Elementary spend a day dedicated to problem-solving, engineering and creativity!

 

RAVENWOOD STUDENTS HOLD SCIENCE FAIR AT KENROSE ELEMENTARY
Watch as students at Ravenwood High School share their love for science with children at Kenrose Elementary.

 

WCS WEEK IN REVIEW
Music, a marathon & getting ready to rock the TCAP! It's all in the latest edition of the WCS Week in Review!

 


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PHOTO GALLERY
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