The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, Wilson County Schools and the Lebanon Special School District announced plans Tuesday to enhance school safety throughout the district.
Traffic concerns among parents of Wilson County Schools students came to a head last Tuesday when an eighth grade girl at West Wilson Middle School was hit by a car in the parking lot during dismissal. Spokesperson Jennifer Johnson addressed those concerns Monday.
The Wilson County Board of Education took the first step last week in establishing a random drug test program for high school student athletes and participants in extracurricular activities.
The Wilson County Commission continued its probe Thursday into the estimated $110 million cost of a new proposed high school in Mt. Juliet.
A new foundation will honor a former Lebanon High School band member and seeks to ease access to musical instruments, lessons and more for students.
Hollar named to fall dean’s list at University of Findlay
Selenis Leyva, who portrays jail inmate Gloria Mendoza in Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” will speak March 19 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The New York-born actress of Cuban and Dominican descent also portrayed the first Latina U.S. senator on the HBO series “Veep.”
Castle Heights Elementary School principal Michael Pigg presents January opening doors awards to Canaan Rozell and Adella Rasinar.
The program starts in August with the fall semester, and Volunteer State Community College encourages Tennesseans to get ready. The Tennessee Reconnect application recently became available.
The January Aviators of the Month for January at Winfree Bryant Middle School are Thomas Chance, Akira Velazquez in sixth grade, Savannah Taylor,
Tre Buford, Sophia Cook, Layla Flatt, ZaMyra Gordon, Ethan Lewis, Emma Magana, William Robey, Samantha Smithen-Jackson and Blakelyn Wright.
Unfortunately, as we have seen far too frequently, our schools are easy targets for those who wish to harm others. When premeditated attacks and school shootings occur, they are usually over within minutes. Most of the time law enforcement is simply not able to respond quickly enough to the event, and lives are needlessly lost.
Currently, Griffith is director of the department of nursing and an associate professor at Bethel University in McKenzie. Her educational background includes a doctorate in nursing from the University of Tennessee, as well as a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences at Memphis. A member of the Tennessee Nurses Association, Griffith is a certified nurse educator, certificate holder in simulation and a certificated nurse practitioner.
Mt. Juliet High School principal Mel Brown is set to retire June 30, and he reflected Tuesday on his path through education and his plans for retirement.
A car hit an eighth-grade girl Tuesday at about 3:40 p.m. at West Wilson Middle School in the parking lot during dismissal.