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State Testing Window Opens April 16

2018-04-12T15:10:56+00:00

Testing season is just around corner for Williamson County Schools students. The state window for the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP), which includes the TNReady exams for grades three through eight and the TNReady End of Course assessments for high school students, begins April 16 and runs through May 4. Schools do have some additional flexibility with scheduling, so parents should check with their child’s school for exact dates and times. A more detailed schedule is located on the WCS Assessment Calendar. TNReady for grades three through eight is required for English/language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. A TNReady End of [...]

State Testing Window Opens April 16 2018-04-12T15:10:56+00:00

Summer SACC Registration Deadline Approaching

2018-04-12T14:12:45+00:00

There are only five weeks until summer vacation begins, so now is the time to register your child for the Summer School Age Child Care (SACC) program if you haven't already. The deadline to register for summer SACC is April 19. The theme for this year's camp is the Summer of Heroes, and each day students will be learning about character traits in their favorite heroes. The SACC Summer of Heroes Day Camp will run from May 29 through August 2. For a list of participating schools and registration information, visit the Williamson County Schools SACC page.

Summer SACC Registration Deadline Approaching 2018-04-12T14:12:45+00:00

Discussing the Issues at SCOPE Conference

2018-04-11T14:13:39+00:00

More than a dozen Williamson County Schools students now have a better understanding of the issues facing school boards across the state. Seventeen students from high schools across the district participated in this year's Tennessee School Board Association (TSBA) Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE) conference. The conference, held at Middle Tennessee State University at the beginning of March, allows high school students to gather and discuss current educational topics. This year, the debated topics included sharing student information without parents' permission, corporal punishment and civics exams as a graduation requirement. "SCOPE has allowed me to learn and understand how [...]

Discussing the Issues at SCOPE Conference 2018-04-11T14:13:39+00:00

Online Course Requests Now Open for High School Students

2018-04-05T15:24:28+00:00

Beginning in the fall of 2018, Williamson County high schools will offer some online courses to their students. Registration is currently open and will close on April 20. Currently, all courses being offered online are standard-level with the exception of one Advanced Placement (AP) class. Online courses will be taught in a blended learning style. The majority of the classwork will be online, but students will be required to meet with the teacher occasionally throughout the semester. In order to register for an online course, students must have a conference with their high school counselor. After the registration period ends, interest [...]

Online Course Requests Now Open for High School Students 2018-04-05T15:24:28+00:00

WCS Introduces New Bus-Tracking App

2018-04-04T16:54:20+00:00

Williamson County Schools is using a new app for parents to track their child’s bus. Safe Stop is available for free on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. "Parents will need their child’s 'Other ID' from the Skyward Family Access account to register for Safe Stop," said WCS Planning and Zoning Manager Allison Nunley. Parents whose children do not have a Family Access account should contact their child's school. "The app will be rolled out in groups, so emails will be sent out soon with more information," Nunley said. Friday, May 4, is the last day to use [...]

WCS Introduces New Bus-Tracking App 2018-04-04T16:54:20+00:00

Summit High Raises Up Volunteer Students

2018-04-04T11:46:09+00:00

More than 100 students at Summit High School participated in the Raise Your Hand tutoring program for United Way. That's triple the number of students who volunteered last school year. To celebrate their efforts, the volunteers were invited to a pizza party in the Summit High library. "The great thing is that the two teachers who are over the National Honor Society promoted it," said United Way Strategic Program Manager Sonya Johnson. "The students jumped on it. I had four schools open up this year. It was perfect. We were able to give at least five or six volunteers to each [...]

Summit High Raises Up Volunteer Students 2018-04-04T11:46:09+00:00

SCAM ALERT: Utility Customers Targeted

2018-03-23T11:54:17+00:00

Williamson County Schools would like to warn members of the community about a scam that is targeting utility customers. This week, Nolensville High School received a call from someone claiming to be with the Nashville Electric Service. The person claimed the school was behind on its payments and that the school's power would be turned off unless the school paid the bill over the phone. The school did not fall for the scam. According to Nashville Electric Service’s website, this is a scam that is often used to target local businesses, the elderly and non-English speaking customers. These criminals even have [...]

SCAM ALERT: Utility Customers Targeted 2018-03-23T11:54:17+00:00

Safety and Security Discussed at Community Meeting

2018-03-22T16:30:37+00:00

If you see something, say something. That was theme March 20 as approximately 200 parents, educators and community members gathered in Franklin to discuss safety and security in Williamson County Schools. The event, which was held at the Church of the City, featured presentations by Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney, Safety and Security Director Michael Fletcher and Williamson County Sheriff's Office Captain Mark Wainwright as well as a question-and-answer session. Looney began the meeting by explaining some of the safety measures already in place and stressing to parents the importance of tracking their child's online activity. "We have to work collectively to [...]

Safety and Security Discussed at Community Meeting 2018-03-22T16:30:37+00:00

Across the Board – March 19, 2018

2018-03-20T09:24:02+00:00

Students from across the county were honored for their accomplishments during the March 19, 2018, meeting of the Williamson County Board of Education. In the area of academics, 41 students were honored for being named a 2018 National Merit Finalist including Brentwood High’s Andrew Dai, Muhammed Huzfya Fazili, Laura Guo, Brandon Huynh, Hayley Jordan, Jackson McNabb, Aditya Pillai, Ethan Shull, Deepak Sundaramoorthy, Coby Warkentin and Roger Yuan. In addition to Centennial’s Andrew Brackins, Murphy DePompei, Margaret Herndonm, Molly Kreider; and Christian Sponsel and Franklin’s Jack Brimm, Lawton Bryant, Jason Davidson, Timothy Grove, Janelle Ickes, John McElroy, Amelia Mitchell, Marshall Morrison and [...]

Across the Board – March 19, 2018 2018-03-20T09:24:02+00:00

Successory Week Begins March 19

2018-03-15T14:37:02+00:00

Take a moment to thank a WCS employee. Nominate him/her for Williamson County Schools Successory Award. This program gives students a chance to say thank you to the school employees who are helping them become a success. Here’s how to participate: Print off a Successory form at https://www.wcs.edu/wp-content/pdf/Successory_Nomination.pdf. Fill out the form with the name of a WCS employee who is helping you become a success at your school and why. During the week of March 19-23, drop off the form in your school’s front office. At the end of the week, the school will draw a random winner and that employee will [...]

Successory Week Begins March 19 2018-03-15T14:37:02+00:00

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