Have class parties been canceled in elementary schools? No. Elementary schools will continue to hold two annual parties per school year: December 21 and May 23. As usual, the lead room parent for each class will plan and organize the parties. Each school will minimize the number of adults who attend and help with each party.
If you know a child with energy to spare and a passion for pompoms, the Franklin High School Junior Rebels cheer camp is just the place for him or her. On July 30-31, the FHS varsity cheerleaders will host an action-packed cheer camp for children as young as four and as old as sixth grade. The students will be divided into groups based on age and skill level. The two-day camp begins at 9:30 a.m. each day and runs until noon. The campers will have the chance to learn cheers, stunts, chants and a dance. They will also get the [...]
The annual Big Backpack Giveaway is happening in less than a month, and there are two locations where Williamson County families can join the fun. On Saturday, August 4, both Fairview Middle School and Liberty Elementary School will host the Big Backpack Giveaway. The event at Fairview Middle will be from 10 a.m. until noon, and the event at Liberty Elementary will be from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Backpacks filled with school supplies will be given to children in need so they can be ready for the upcoming school year. In addition to passing out backpacks, attendees can enjoy [...]
Go behind the scenes of this year's Young Actors Yearly Camp where WCS students got the chance to explore the world of theater and dance.
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 [...]
Registration for fall Elementary World Language Program (EWLP) classes is now open. EWLP classes let elementary-aged students learn more about the Spanish or Chinese culture and language. Depending on interest and teacher availability, these classes will be offered at Williamson County elementary schools before and after the school day. Morning classes will run from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m., and afternoon classes will begin after school dismissal and end at 5:15 p.m. Classes will begin the week of August 27 and be held once a week until November 12. Registration costs $100 per child. The registration window ends August 15. [...]
The Social Studies Open Education Resource (OER) Team is taking the first steps toward creating a new curriculum for students to follow beginning with the 2019-20 school year. Made up of social studies teachers from around the district, the team will discuss, create and build a brand-new curriculum that will help students learn. The team consists of Brentwood Middle teachers Tori Ham and Jordan Kook, Mill Creek Middle teacher Kayla Fraley, Heritage Middle's Daniel Hollandsworth, Walnut Grove's Ashley Costner, Ravenwood High's Patrick Whitlock, Mill Creek Elementary's Liza Vaughn and Franklin High's Ashley Flood. "It's important for teachers to be doing [...]
In this video, principal Paula Waits takes us inside Thompson's Station Middle School for our first look at the new state-of-the-art facility.
Take a tour of the brand new Thompson's Station Elementary School before it opens to the public.
Learn how some Williamson County students are spending part of their summer by participating in the 2018 Fairview O.N.E. Camp.