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Murfreesboro City Schools


Photo by Bailey Wilson / Contributing Writer  Story by Bailey Wilson / Contributing Writer and Savannah Meade / Contributing Writer MTSU and Murfreesboro City Schools teamed up with Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee to screen the documentary “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” in the Ned McWherter Learning Resource Center Thursday evening. …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County Schools teachers are receiving training from MTSU professors in preparation for the Great Tennessee Eclipse. A group of about 30 attended one of the 1.5 hour sessions on campus Thursday. According to a press release, teachers received powerpoint presentations to use in their classrooms as …

Photo and Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer Students at Northfield Elementary School had the opportunity Friday to harvest spinach they planted at one of the school’s raised garden beds as a part of the Murfreesboro City Schools “Farm to School” program, which began December 2014. Some students helped wash and prepare the food to …

Photo and story by Alexis Marshall / Contributing Writer  Murfreesboro City Schools’ playgrounds will receive new equipment over the next year. The additions, called Buddy Benches, are part of an initiative by the school system and Vice Mayor Madelyn Scales-Harris to help decrease bullying and continue to improve the social environment for students. The benches …

Photo and Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer Various student organizations and volunteers participated Saturday morning in “The BIG Event,” hosted by the MTSU Student Government Association. The service project involved raising garden beds for elementary schools in the community. The SGA’s annual event is important because volunteering “plugs (students) into the community” and …