City Auto will present the second annual Over The Edge Nashville benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Omni Nashville. City Auto is also partnering with Murfreesboro Young Professionals (MYP) to engage locally and promote the event to expand awareness, raise donations, and increase Big-Little matches in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.
As a parent, one of the most important goals you strive to achieve is building a solid foundation of strong ethics and morals that will help guide your child through the complex situations she will inevitably face while growing into young adult. No single pathway or “right answer” exists in all circumstances.
In 30 years the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring has come a long way. The Center originally opened in 1986 as Discovery House. It was founded by a group of young parents spearheaded by Billie Little, local pediatrician Joe Little’s wife, looking for a safe place for their children to have fun hands-on educational experiences.
When you walk into Blackman Middle School, you probably wouldn’t notice much difference in it compared to any other middle school in Rutherford County. The kids dress the same, talk the same, learn the same curriculum, and travel through the halls like anywhere else, but if you look and listen closely you will start to notice the effects of a project that started at BMS four years ago.
“I milked a cow at school today.” It’s not something student parents hear every day, but it’s pretty common for our MTCS families. These meaningful moments don’t just happen on field trips, they are strategically part of our MTCS curriculum.
Investigate a crime scene. Pilot an airplane. Learn a language. Study the Civil War. Start a rock band. Play at the Rec. Get coached up in your sport. Build on skills for a future in architecture, construction, and engineering.
When it comes to care and education, Murfreesboro and Rutherford County go above and beyond to ensure students and their families have all the resources they need to succeed. Murfreesboro City Schools offers opportunities both inside and outside of its schools for students to learn and grow and to make learning fun.
Long before Andy Marshall discovered the space on the Murfreesboro public square that would eventually become home to his fifth Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant location, he frequented the area’s downtown businesses as a student at Middle Tennessee State University. Looking back, the campus and its surrounding community have proven to be a special place for the Marshall family, both personally and professionally.