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Cinderella opens Mar. 2 at Independence High

Cinderella opens Mar. 2 at Independence High
By WCS InFocus Independence High School is set to put its spin on Cinderella. The Independence theater group will be putting on five performances of the play from March 2-5 offering plenty of opportunities to come see their hard work in action. Performances are 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on ...
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Columbia State campuses offering ACT prep classes

Columbia State campuses offering ACT prep classes
An ACT test prep course is being offered by Columbia State Community College this spring. High school students of Middle Tennessee who plan to take the required test can now visit Columbia State’s campuses in Williamson or Maury counties to take the practice test and learn strategies to succeed on the ACT. Classes will meet ...
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Williamson board approves budget amendments, dress code

Williamson board approves budget amendments, dress code
In a swift meeting, the Williamson County School Board approved several items Monday night from an amended dress code to budget amendments which include money for 40 new special education assistants and 13 new buses. The school dress code – though heavily debated for months – has a reached a point of exhaustion on comments from ...
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‘History Day’ competition will lead to national contest

‘History Day’ competition will lead to national contest
TENNESSEE STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES Hundreds of middle and high school students from across the state began this week to compete for the right to participate in Tennessee History Day. History Day is a competition in which students submit projects, either individually or in groups, on historical topics of their choice related to an annual theme. ...
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Independence High School teacher retires after alleged inappropriate photos

Independence High School teacher retires after alleged inappropriate photos
A Independence High School teacher is no longer in his classroom after allegations he showed his students inappropriate photos. According to documentation from Williamson County Schools, teacher Keith Steffens found himself suspended on Feb. 6. Superintendent Mike Looney issued the suspension without pay. “The suspension will be in effect until the completion of an i...
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Health Inspection Scores- Private Schools

Health Inspection Scores- Private Schools
Here are health scores from private schools in Williamson County. An explanation of the scores is below the list. Private School cafeteria scores Here are the scores, according to the health department’s latest available information. School Score Academy of McKay’s Mill 100 Brentwood Academy 100 Currey Ingram 100 Primrose Cool Springs 100 Christ Children’...
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Important Studies – The Invisible Gorilla

Important Studies – The Invisible Gorilla
By JEFFREY L. MITCHELL While each year thousands of studies are completed in psychology and education, there are a handful that over the years have had a lasting impact on education and learning. In a series of Extra Credit articles, I will highlight a number of seminal studies that have had a profound impact on ...
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