October 23, 2008
IN THIS ISSUE...
edition of IN FOCUS features four new videos.
In the first one, watch as students from two Williamson
County elementary schools participate in a semi-annual
CLOTHING DRIVE to benefit children living in Nashville.
It was truly a heart-warming experience. Next up,
travel to a place called
BIZTOWN, where fifth graders
learn how to own a business, work a job and balance a
budget. Also this week, find out how local authors are
helping middle school students become better writers at the
POWER OF THE PEN writing conference. And
as always, check out the highlights and scores from athletic
events across the county in the
WCS SPORTS REPORT.
Some of the
other stories you'll find in this edition of IN FOCUS
include information about DUAL ENROLLMENT
opportunities at MTSU, details about an upcoming class for
students interested in a
MEDICAL CAREER and the
latest regarding next month's World of Possibilities
CAREER FAIR. Plus, find out how the staff at
Nolensville Elementary School is encouraging parents and
students to get MORE EXERCISE, and learn how Woodland
Middle School students celebrated
TEEN READ WEEK.
comes to learning, studies show exercise may play a larger
role than first thought. WCS Health and Wellness
Specialist Ken Brooks explains why new research has more and
more teachers examining the benefits of
EXERCISE. Plus, find important health information
and recipes inside this month's edition of Williamson County
Schools' IN TOP FORM newsletter. And last, but
not least, find out how to apply for several
OPPORTUNITIES with the WCS Child Nutrition Department.
forget to check out the IN FOCUS
GALLERY, which features more than 40 snapshots
from schools across the county. Plus, there are many
all festivals and other events happening this time of year.
Go to our FUNDRAISER section for all the details.
And find out which teachers were recently honored with the
first WC-TV TEACHER FEATURE of the school year.
sure to pass along the word to parents and business and
community members to
SIGN UP for IN FOCUS.
We want all Williamson County residents to be informed
about their school district. Enjoy this issue, and look for
the next issue on November 6.
Tuesday, November 4,
No School for students due to Election Day
November 24-28, No
School due to Thanksgiving
December 16-19, First Semester Exams
Friday, December 19,
End of First Semester
5,No School due to Winter Holiday
dates, check with each individual school