Upcoming Extension Service Workshops


Healthy Choices Class begins in February at Rockcastle Extension Service. This will be a 7 week series of classes highlighting healthy eating, limiting fats/sugar/salt in your diet, planning meals, reading food labels, including breakfast, budgeting your food dollars, and food safety. For meeting dates and times, contact Rachel Wright at 606-256-2403.

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Rogers Explorers Applications Now Available

Rogers Explorers applications are now available to 8th graders.  The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science, and community service. Activities throughout the program are both educational and fun.  Classroom projects are very hands-on.  Explorers are able to actively participate in practical college courses, fine-tune leadership… Continue Reading Rogers Explorers Applications Now Available

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ATC Students Tour Wolf Creek Dam

Wolf Creek Dam

On December 11th students from the Electrical Technology class and Automotive class had the opportunity to tour the Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, KY. Students got to go all the way to the river bed level of the dam and see the generator producing power. We also made a short visit to the national fish… Continue Reading ATC Students Tour Wolf Creek Dam

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Conduit Bender Demonstrated to Electrical Technology Students


On January the 10th, Justin Spears from M and L Electric brought an electric conduit bender and donated his time and material to demonstrate some real life conduit bending for the students. We want to say a special thank you to M and L Electric of Bowling Green, KY.

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Mt. Vernon Message 1/14/2019


Academic Team Practice is scheduled for Monday, January 28.

Archery teams practices every Wednesday until 5:00.

Second quarter report cards will be sent home Thursday, January 17.

No school on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Class News

 Mrs. Kathy’s  and Mrs. Kaci’s classes celebrated another month of Bookit Reading.  The… Continue Reading Mt. Vernon Message 1/14/2019

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2019 RCMS Spelling Bee Results

2019 RCMS Spelling Bee

Each team at RCMS held their annual spelling bees last week.  On Monday the winner from each team competed for the title of School Spelling Bee Champion.  Pictured are the winners from each team:  Challenger Joseph Pickle, Shooting Star Noah Phillips, Comet Gary Savage, Enterpriser Bethany Chasteen, Voyager Parker Kidwell and Adventurer Ella Bussell.  Joseph… Continue Reading 2019 RCMS Spelling Bee Results

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Marching Rockets Alumni Perform in 2019 Citrus Bowl

Citrus Bowl

UK Football fans weren’t the only ones excited about supporting the UK Wildcats recently in the 2019 Citrus Bowl on New Years Day.  Marching Rockets graduates turned Marching Wildcats members Aaron Pevley and Ryan Martin experienced the performance of a lifetime as they performed in the Citrus Bowl Parade and the Citrus Bowl Game.  The… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Alumni Perform in 2019 Citrus Bowl

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Laura Beth Saylor Selected as Children’s Book Illustrator

Laura Beth Saylor

RCMS 8th grader Laura Beth Saylor recently became an illustrator for the children’s book “If You’re From the Mountains” by Cassity Riffe McCool-Solis.  Laura Beth submitted an application and her drawing to the author and her drawing was selected for one of the pages in the book.  Way to go Laura Beth!

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Hyster-Yale Donates to Agriscience Class

Ag Science

The 8th graders from Mr. Reynolds’s Agriscience class visited Hyster-Yale in Berea on Thursday for a tour of their plant and learned more about the various jobs at the facility.  They would like to thank the group for the $300 donation they gave to help with supplies for their Agriscience class.

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January 2019 Board of Education Meeting

The Rockcastle County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Rockcastle County High School at 6:00 PM. The meeting agenda is linked below.

01-08-2019 Special Board Meeting Agenda

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