Sep 29 2016

BES Academic Team Competes in 1st County Scrimmage of the Year

Congratulations to BES Academic Team, as they hosted the first county scrimmage of the 2016-2017 season. There were many new faces on the team this year, and after only a couple practices, students did extremely well in the competition. The team won one of the Quick Recall matches and placed in several areas of written …

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Sep 28 2016

Mt. Vernon Message – September 27, 2016

FRC Enrichment classes are each Monday from 3:10 until 4:25.  Please be here on time to pick up your child.

Hooked on Reading Program for 1st and 2nd grades is each Thursday from 3:00 until 4:30.

Congratulations to the following MVES students in 5th grade:  Jake Cromer, Landan Gray, Paige Cash, Bethany Martin, …

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Sep 28 2016

One Book Community Reading Project Features Kentucky Author

September 2016- For Immediate Release

The Rockcastle County High School Library joins with eight other counties in our region to participate in a One Book Community Reading Project this October. The selected title for this year’s One Book program is Silas House’s Young Adult novel, Eli the Good.

Eli the Good is a coming-of-age novel set …

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Sep 28 2016

RCHS Academic Team News

The RCHS Varsity Academic Team won two of their season openers  by defeating both Jackson County and Madison Southern.  They lost to Madison Central.

The RCHS Junior Varsity Academic Team won one of their season openers by defeating Madison Southern.  They lost to Jackson County and Madison Central.


Sep 27 2016

RES Academic Team Excels in County Scrimmage

Roundstone Elementary is very proud of our academic team.  They competed with Brodhead Elementary and Mt. Vernon Elementary in a county scrimmage on September 26th.   The quick recall teams won two matches.  We had several student place in written assessment.  Corey Coleman placed 1st in Language Arts,  Hayden Philbeck placed 2nd in Language Arts, and …

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Sep 27 2016

Joanie Alexander Receives Library Scholarship Award

Joanie Alexander, Rockcastle County Middle School Teacher, was recently awarded the Eleanor Simmons Memorial Scholarship Award at the Kentucky Association of School Librarians’ Annual Fall Conference in Louisville.

The Simmons Award is presented annually to a student pursuing a Master’s degree or Rank I certification to become a School Library Media Specialist.  Alexander is currently …

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Sep 26 2016

RCMS Cheer Presents A Rockin’ Night Out

RCMS Cheerleaders present A Rockin’ Night Out on Thursday, October 6 from 6:00 – 7:30 at Rockcastle County Middle School. There will be live music by the Medley Boys, a BBQ dinner and silent auction.  Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from any RCMS cheerleader/parent or Coach Joanie Alexander.  See flyer for further details.

Sep 23 2016

BES Weekly Newsletter 9-26-16

Monday, September 26 – Pick up Little Caesar’s orders

Tuesday, September 27 – Grandparent Support Group 12:00 Extension Service. Call 256-5118 to make reservation

Thursday, September 29 – Tiger Pride Stride – registration at 6 race begins at 7:00  and Fall Art Show 6:00-8:00

Friday, October 7 – No School – KEA

Tuesday, October 18 – Big …

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Sep 21 2016

Estill County JROTC Raider Event

By Ryan Martin

The Rockcastle County High School JROTC Raider Team competed in the 3rd Annual Spartan Crucible Competition in Estill County on Saturday, September 10th, 2016. Seven teams from around the state competed in the event, with each team consisting of ten cadets and three alternatives, with a minimum of two female cadets on …

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Sep 21 2016

FAFSA Can Now Be Filed Starting October 1st

Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?  You don’t have to wait till January!  You can file beginning OCTOBER 1 using your 2015 tax information.  For further information, see an RCHS guidance counselor, call 800.928.8926 or visit

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