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Issue 9 - November 22, 2013


Latest News

2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR APPROVED
When will school start?  How long will students be off for Thanksgiving?  Find out as WCS unveils the 2014-15 school year calendar.

 

SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES REZONING RECOMMENDATION
The Williamson County School Board approved a recommendation November 18 to reduce the geographic zone for Spring Station Middle and Lipscomb Elementary.

 

WCS EARNS STRAIGHT A'S ON STATE REPORT CARD
Williamson County teachers, parents and students have plenty to be proud of as the TN Department of Education releases the 2013 State Report Card.  Details inside!

 

ACROSS THE BOARD
Want to know what happened at this month's School Board meeting?  Get the play-by-play in our Across the Board highlights.

 

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT AWARDS
This month's Student Spotlight award winners include several sports teams, a young artist and two digital storytellers!

 

GRADUATION DATES & TIMES ANNOUNCED
It's never too early to start planning for high school graduation.  Find out when and where WCS graduation ceremonies will be held this spring.

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Math competitions, band contests and more!  Check out some of the latest student and staff accomplishments in the areas of academics, athletics and the arts.

 

ACADEMIC ALL-STARS
Our two newest Academic All-Stars come to us from Centennial High and Clovercroft Elementary schools.  Find out why they were selected for this special award!

 

FAIRVIEW MIDDLE STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT
Learn how a group of students from Fairview Middle School are working with others to make a positive change in the world.

 

GOVERNOR'S FOUNDATION FOR HEALTH & WELLNESS VISITS WCS
Find out what the President of the Governor's Foundation for Health & Wellness had to say about the district's food service program during a visit to Williamson County.

 

A SPLIT SECOND DECISION CAN LAST A LIFETIME
Technology can be a wonderful thing, but it can also hold potential dangers.  Learn how to protect your kids with the help of this educational video series. 

 


Videos

EIGHTH GRADERS PONDER FUTURE AT CAREER FAIR
Watch as thousands of eighth graders explore various careers at the World of Possibilities Career Fair.

 

COLLEGE GROVE ELEMENTARY GARDEN CLUB
Science and biology come to life for members of College Grove Elementary School's brand new Garden Club.

 

WCS STUDENT NAMED HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN NATIONAL FINALIST
Watch as Independence High's Lizzy Kroeger learns she's one of 12 national finalists for the High School Heisman award!

 

PARENTS AND EDUCATORS DISCUSS INTERNET SAFETY
A meeting aimed at keeping kids safe online draws parents and educators from two schools.

 

FILM FESTIVAL INSPIRES AND ENTERTAINS WCS TRANSITION STUDENTS
WCS Transition II students were the stars at a recent showing of the Sprout Film Festival in Franklin.

 

WCS WEEK IN REVIEW
Great things are happening in Williamson County Schools! See for yourself with our brand new Week in Review!

 


Upcoming Events

FRANKLIN HIGH SYMPOSIUM TO ADDRESS THE COLD WAR
Some Franklin High School seniors are turning their knowledge of the Cold War into a special event for the community.

 

CENTENNIAL HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW
Learn how you can get a dollar off admission to this weekend's Centennial Holiday Craft Show!

 

SUMMIT HIGH TO HOST STOP, DROP & SHOP!
Need to do some holiday shopping?  No problem!  STOP stressing out, DROP off your children at Summit High School, and go SHOP kid-free.  Details inside!

 

COFFEE WITH CAROL
Parents and community members are invited to join WCS Student Support Services Director Carol Hendlmyer for an informal question and answer session.  Details inside!

 

RENOWNED AUTHOR TO VISIT WOODLAND MIDDLE
The author of the popular book series The Haunted Mysteries and Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library will make a visit to Brentwood next month.

 


Photos & More

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

 

RUMOR MILL
Have a question?  Heard a rumor?  Find out what people are talking about in this week's e
dition of the Rumor Mill.

 

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