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Fairview High Mechatronics Named Program of the Year

2018-07-12T10:40:04+00:00

The unique Fairview High School mechatronics program continues to earn recognition after being named the Tennessee Association for Career and Technical Education (TACTE) Secondary Program of the Year. The award recognizes career and technical programs for their outstanding curriculum, goals, student recruitment and retention among other achievements. The program, run by Fairview High's Kevin Sizemore, was honored at the 2018 Institute for CTE Educators at the Music City Convention Center in Nashville on July 9. "This is a great honor for the program, Fairview High School and the students in the program," Sizemore said. "Without their dedication and willingness to complete [...]

Fairview High Mechatronics Named Program of the Year 2018-07-12T10:40:04+00:00

WCS Students Achieve Perfect ACT Composites

2018-06-14T14:52:58+00:00

Six more Williamson County Schools students can check the ACT off of their to-do list after earning perfect composite scores on the exam. The ACT, which measures student preparedness for college, has four sections: English, math, reading and science. Each section is graded on a scale that tops out at 36. The composite score is the average of all four section scores. "Scoring a composite of 36 on the ACT puts a student among the academic elite," said WCS Assessment Analyst Kevin Deck. "Out of the district's graduating Class of 2017, 0.69 percent earned a 36. That's five times the [...]

WCS Students Achieve Perfect ACT Composites 2018-06-14T14:52:58+00:00

WCS Athletes Have Successful Spring Fling

2018-06-19T13:30:14+00:00

Students from five WCS high schools claimed state championships at this year's Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association's (TSSAA) Spring Fling tournament. The Spring Fling is an Olympic-style tournament for baseball, softball, track and field, tennis and soccer. This year, the tournament was held May 22-25 in Rutherford County. Below are the students and teams who earned state championships: Girls Track and Field, Shot Put and Discus, Division I Large: Katherine Coffey, Brentwood High Boys Track and Field; High Jump and Decathlon; Division I Large: Jett Kinder, Brentwood High Girls Tennis, Doubles, Division I Large: Evie Calhoun and Georgia Fischer, Brentwood [...]

WCS Athletes Have Successful Spring Fling 2018-06-19T13:30:14+00:00

Class of 2018 Valedictorians, Salutatorians

2018-06-18T11:04:46+00:00

The 2017-18 school year has come to an end, but that doesn't mean it's time to forget the accomplishments of the Class of 2018. The district is proud to recognize the valedictorian and salutatorian of each senior class. These titles are awarded to the first and second student in the class, respectively. However, this year a few schools had students so impressive that they had to select co-salutatorians. Congratulations to these 23 students for their hard work and commitment to academic excellence. Brentwood High Aditya Pillai Valedictorian Brandon Huynh Salutatorian [clear] Centennial High Murphy DePompei [...]

Class of 2018 Valedictorians, Salutatorians 2018-06-18T11:04:46+00:00

WCS Students Take the Spotlight at Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards

2018-06-14T15:01:13+00:00

Several Williamson County schools and students deserve a standing ovation after their success at the 2018 Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards on May 12. The awards, also known as the Spotlight Awards, began in 2013 as a way to unite the high school musical theatre programs of Tennessee with an opportunity to attend workshops and an award ceremony. The ceremony was held at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall. Independence High School's Legally Blonde production won not only Best Music Direction but Best Choreography as well. Franklin High School had two individual winners. Cassidy Alexander tied for Standout [...]

WCS Students Take the Spotlight at Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards 2018-06-14T15:01:13+00:00

Academic All-Star – Isaac Leavy, Heritage Middle

2018-06-14T15:02:03+00:00

The Academic All-Star award is given to students who exhibit a positive attitude and a commitment to excellence in the classroom. Each Academic All-Star is chosen by his or her principal and receives a framed certificate, free food from Sonic Drive-In and other gifts from the district. [divide] Isaac Leavy Teachers at Heritage Middle School describe Isaac Leavy as a role model who inspires others through his dedication to his academic and extracurricular pursuits. That's why they chose him as this year's Academic All-Star. "Isaac strives to exceed expectations in his classes every day," said HMS Teacher Ashley [...]

Academic All-Star – Isaac Leavy, Heritage Middle 2018-06-14T15:02:03+00:00

Academic All-Star – Callahan Fielder, Scales Elementary

2018-06-14T15:02:27+00:00

The Academic All-Star award is given to students who exhibit a positive attitude and a commitment to excellence in the classroom. Each Academic All-Star is chosen by his or her principal and receives a framed certificate, free food from Sonic Drive-In and other gifts from the district. [divide] Callahan Fielder Eleven-year-old Callahan Fielder has a competitive drive that not only motivates him in the world of athletics but also in the classroom. Teachers say Callahan has a way of prioritizing his academic responsibilities while balancing extracurricular activities. That's why he's their choice for this year's Academic All-Star at [...]

Academic All-Star – Callahan Fielder, Scales Elementary 2018-06-14T15:02:27+00:00

Academic All-Star – Daniel Spatz, Kenrose Elementary

2018-06-14T15:03:29+00:00

The Academic All-Star award is given to students who exhibit a positive attitude and a commitment to excellence in the classroom. Each Academic All-Star is chosen by his or her principal and receives a framed certificate, free food from Sonic Drive-In and other gifts from the district. [divide] Daniel Spatz Teachers at Kenrose Elementary School know 11-year-old Daniel Spatz as a hard-working, enthusiastic student who is always ready to learn. That, combined with his positive attitude and friendly personality, made him the perfect choice for this year's Academic All-Star. "When I first met Daniel, he stood out to me [...]

Academic All-Star – Daniel Spatz, Kenrose Elementary 2018-06-14T15:03:29+00:00

Driving Away Hunger in Williamson County

2018-06-14T15:05:20+00:00

Renaissance High and Ravenwood High are the big winners of the annual Drive Away Hunger Challenge, with Renaissance High collecting 51.35 pounds of food per student and Ravenwood High collecting a total of 31,531 pounds. Each year, WCS works with GraceWorks Ministries, Inc. to collect food for those in need and help stock local food pantries, including The Well, College Grove Food Pantry, Nolensville Food Pantry and One Generation Away. In the middle school category, Woodland Middle was the standout by collecting a total of 86,063 pounds of food. Westwood and Nolensville elementary schools collected the most in their grade [...]

Driving Away Hunger in Williamson County 2018-06-14T15:05:20+00:00

Centennial Teacher Named Hometown Hero

2018-05-11T08:34:59+00:00

A shocking lung cancer diagnosis didn't keep Centennial High College, Career and Technical Education Teacher Stephen Huff down for long, and his work toward finding a cure made Darrell Waltrip Automotive name him a Hometown Hero. Hometown Hero is a monthly event honoring those making a difference in their community. In the past, heroes have been community teachers, veterans, police officers and more. Huff, who was not a smoker, was diagnosed with Stage IV inoperable lung cancer in the summer of 2017. He showed almost no symptoms that anything was wrong until he went to the doctor for a cough and [...]

Centennial Teacher Named Hometown Hero 2018-05-11T08:34:59+00:00

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