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Director of Schools Del Phillips will ask members of the Sumner County Commission to fund a $4,000 pay increase for each of the school district’s 2,200 certified employees, he told School Board members on Tuesday.

Two academic teams from Merrol Hyde Magnet School (MHMS) have qualified for the national tournament after finishing in the top three of the Portland Turkey Tourney at Portland High School on Saturday, Nov. 17.

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A new school campus proposed for the area north of Hendersonville received the final go-ahead on Monday when members of the Sumner County Commission voted 18 to 5 to borrow up to $103 million to fund the new facility.

More than 100 Hendersonville and Gallatin students have been added to the list of students who could be impacted by a school rezoning plan Sumner County Board of Education members plan to vote on early next year.

Sumner County Schools achieved its highest composite district ACT score, scoring a 21.4 composite score in 2018 according to information released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

The following students have been named to the summer 2018 Dean's List at Volunteer State Community College: Kati Daughtry, of Gallatin; Anne Smith, of Cottontown and Salem Watson, of Gallatin.

While around a third of Sumner County’s schools saw their enrollment numbers decrease from the 2017-2018 school year to the current one, a few schools saw marked increases including Beech High School and Station Camp Middle School.

After nearly two decades, David Brown recently retired from the Sumner County School Board, where he represented the 11th district.  He was on the school board for 18 years and began his tenure when Benny Bills was superintendent.

Sumner County Director of Schools Del Phillips continues to receive high marks from the Sumner County Board of Education – once again scoring a near-perfect score on his annual performance evaluation.

The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on Advanced Placement Exams.  This year Merrol Hyde Magnet School is proud to announce the recognition of 35 AP Scholars.  This recognition is granted to students who receive scores…

Congratulations to the 2018 Gallatin High School AP Scholars. They are: Benjamin Becker, AP Scholar, Courtney Bryan, AP Scholar, Valeria Leyva, AP Scholar, Austin Rosen, AP Scholar, Jon Thomas, AP Scholar, Nicholas Dennison, AP Scholar with Honor, Erin George, AP Scholar with Honor, Shea Ste…

Plant-Based Nutrition; the Vietnam War; Saudi Arabia; and Life on Earth are a few of the topics in the KEY Lifelong Learning Program at Volunteer State Community College. There are several lectures scheduled on Fridays this fall. The fee to enroll in one or all of the lectures in the series …

Sumner School’s TVAAS data shows strong performance among the county’s high schools, highlighting the district’s commitment to rigor in math, social studies, science and English.

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Of the 166 bullying or harassment cases reported to Sumner County Schools during the 2017-2018 school year, roughly one-third, or 51 cases, were confirmed as actual bullying following an investigation. 

Following the tragic death in May of attorney Melinda Jacobs, the Sumner County Board of Education voted recently to hire Murfreesboro attorney Deanna Arivett to represent them in matters related to special education.

The Gallatin High School Class of 1958 had their 60th reunion on June 29-30. Back row from left: Tommy Womack, Joe Armstrong, Freeman Thompson, Dennis Boland, Herschel Bradley, Carlotta Ray, Richard Weatherford, Doug Smith, Bob McMahan, Brown Wright, Mack Langford, Carey Rutledge. Middle row…