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Medical Skills Take Students to International HOSA Conference

2018-04-20T11:52:07+00:00

More than a dozen WCS students will compete at the HOSA International Leadership Conference this June. This follows their performance at the Tennessee HOSA State Leadership Conference. In each category, the top three students qualified to compete at the international level in Dallas. "HOSA's mission is to empower students and help them develop leadership and technical healthcare-related skills," said Summit High health science teacher Christina Isong. "This is an important part of our Health Science Education instructional program." In addition to individual award winners, Independence High School's Emily Cole was one of the few students to advance to internationals in the [...]

Medical Skills Take Students to International HOSA Conference 2018-04-20T11:52:07+00:00

WCS Takes Charge at NATAS Student Production Awards

2018-04-20T11:48:56+00:00

Williamson County Schools media students know how to work the camera, something proven at the Nashville/Midsouth National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Student Production Award ceremony on April 19, where they brought back top honors in 10 of the 16 categories. The NATAS awards are among the highest honor high school media programs can earn. The Nashville/Midsouth region includes schools from Tennessee, Alabama and North Carolina. Williamson County high schools made up a good proportion of this year's nominees and winners. Brentwood High School was nominated in 13 categories and won seven of them. “Nothing compares to this," said [...]

WCS Takes Charge at NATAS Student Production Awards 2018-04-20T11:48:56+00:00

Fairview Principal Receives Award for Excellence

2018-04-20T11:44:07+00:00

Dr. Juli Oyer is earning statewide recognition for her work as principal at Fairview High School. This month, she was named the recipient of the 2017-18 Field Award for Excellence in Tennessee Secondary School Leadership from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. The Field Award recognizes an outstanding secondary school leader who demonstrates leadership excellence and commitment to strong core values such as social justice, compassion and community. “This is one of the most prestigious awards available to secondary school principals in Tennessee,” said University of Tennessee Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator Pam Angelle. “This is a tribute to Dr. Oyer's [...]

Fairview Principal Receives Award for Excellence 2018-04-20T11:44:07+00:00

Brentwood High Students Debate Way to Nationals

2018-04-19T16:12:32+00:00

Three Brentwood High students will compete at the national level following their performances at the Tennessee National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) Qualifying Debate on April 7. Hosted on their own turf at Brentwood High School, Naba Wahid, Camilia Mohamed and Elizabeth Qiao all succeeded in their Congressional Debate categories. As the state champions, Naba will represent Tennessee in the Senate, Camilia will be House 1 representative and Elizabeth will be House 2 representative. "They all command a presence with their level of insight and intellect," said Brentwood High English teacher Matt Grimes. "These are three strong female voices earning placement [...]

Brentwood High Students Debate Way to Nationals 2018-04-19T16:12:32+00:00

Woodland Middle Math Team Sweeps Competition

2018-04-19T16:11:00+00:00

Woodland Middle School students are proving they are mathematical masters. The Woodland Middle Math Team competed in the Middle Grades Math Competition at Middle Tennessee State University and swept through the competition. At each grade level, the team took home the first place traveling trophy. The sixth grade team had a combined score of 545 points, the seventh grade team had 486 points and the eighth grade team had 459 points. Individually, the Woodland Middle Warriors also had a fantastic showing at the competition. In sixth grade, Sophie McAtee tied for first place, and Min-Jae Bae won third place. Neel Chavan [...]

Woodland Middle Math Team Sweeps Competition 2018-04-19T16:11:00+00:00

WCS Students Earn Perfect SAT, ACT Scores

2018-04-19T16:10:02+00:00

Seven more Williamson County Schools students have aced their college readiness exam. Brentwood High students Derrick Chen, Owen Atkinson, Jack Holcombe and Aspen Martin all earned the elusive perfect 36 composite score, as did Franklin High's Evelyn Lanai and Ravenwood High's Matthew Goodbred. Brentwood High student Yi Qu went a different testing route, but she was just as successful as she earned a perfect SAT composite score. Both the ACT and the SAT assess how prepared a student is for college. The ACT consists of tests in English, reading, math and science and is scored on a scale of 1-36, with [...]

WCS Students Earn Perfect SAT, ACT Scores 2018-04-19T16:10:02+00:00

Academic All-Star – Daniel Acevedo, Summit High

2018-04-19T16:07:46+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 Acevedo After a rough start to his high school career, Summit High School student Daniel Acevedo is turning his life around. Administrators say the 17-year-old has come a long way in the last year which is why they chose him as the school's 2017-18 Academic All-Star. "Daniel has really overcome [...]

Academic All-Star – Daniel Acevedo, Summit High 2018-04-19T16:07:46+00:00

Page High History Teacher Recognized on National Level

2018-04-18T10:39:51+00:00

A Page High School teacher is garnering national recognition for his commitment to his craft. The National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) named Page named Kevin Dockery a recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award K-12. The award is meant to honor educators who have made extraordinary contributions to teaching and learning in the classroom. "Geography is so much more than studying maps," said Dockery. "It's about interaction of people, cultures, language and religion. It impacts everyone's lives, every day." Back in January, Dockery submitted a detailed application including reference letters, lesson plans and his educational background and philosophies to show [...]

Page High History Teacher Recognized on National Level 2018-04-18T10:39:51+00:00

Woodland Middle Librarian Receives State Award

2018-04-18T10:14:00+00:00

Woodland Middle School librarian Lindsey Anderson makes visiting the library fun, and her work in the school is being recognized by the Tennessee Library Association (TLA). Anderson was nominated by Westwood Elementary librarian Teresa Barnhill as the recipient of the 2018 Louise Meredith School Library Award. The award recognizes a school librarian who has made unique contributions to his or her program or community through work in the library. "What makes Lindsey shine most is her heart, passion and compassion for her Woodland Middle community," Barnhill's nomination states. "Lindsey has created a school library where all students are included, engaged and [...]

Woodland Middle Librarian Receives State Award 2018-04-18T10:14:00+00:00

Academic All-Star – Cairo Weaver, Longview Elementary

2018-04-18T09:01:12+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] Cairo Weaver Known for his leadership, generosity and keen fashion sense, 11-year-old Cairo Weaver is this year's Academic All-Star for Longview Elementary School. "Cairo has such a loving spirit, and he is a true team member," said Longview Principal Kathy Ball. "He is loyal, kind, considerate, and he often puts the [...]

Academic All-Star – Cairo Weaver, Longview Elementary 2018-04-18T09:01:12+00:00

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