Apr 21 2014

RATC Students Excel at State SkillsUSA Competition

Fourteen SkillsUSA regional winners, and advisor Sherman Cook, traveled to the State SkillsUSA competitions in Louisville on April 16-19th.  Students stayed at the Galt House Hotel and competed in leadership, technical, and soft skills events. All fourteen students earned their Kentucky Statesman awards.  Also, ten students brought home medals as contests winners:

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  • Apr 21 2014

    Jarrod Polson Visits RCMS

    University of Kentucky basketball player Jarrod Polson visited RCMS on Friday.  Upon the request of some students, he was kind enough to donate an autographed basketball for the Relay for Life auction.  Pictured with Jarrod are 8th graders Sarah Roberts and McKenzie Payne.

    Apr 18 2014

    Friends & Family Visit Mrs. Jennifer Adkisson’s Class for Career Day

    Friends and family of Mrs. Jennifer Adkisson’s class at Brodhead Elementary School stopped by to discuss their jobs for Career Day.

    Trooper Ben Graves, Kentucky State Police

    Dee Thomas, DOD

    Debbie Morgan, as a Florist

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    Apr 14 2014

    Rockcastle County FFA Chapter Banquet

    On behalf of the Rockcastle County FFA Chapter, we are pleased to invite you along with your family to attend our annual Rockcastle County FFA Chapter Banquet.  The banquet will be held on Thursday, May 1st.  The meal is scheduled to begin at 6:15 PM in the high school cafeteria with the program immediately following …

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    Apr 08 2014

    7th Annual McLean County High School Oktoberfest Postal Shoot

    The Rockcastle JROTC Rifle Team entered one Advanced Sporter Team and one LET 1 Sporter Team in the Seventh Annual McLean County High School Oktoberfest Postal shoot. A total of 28 teams participated overall, with 14 teams in each of two categories. The Rockcastle JROTC’s Advanced Sporter Team came in 4th place with a score …

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    Apr 04 2014

    April Board of Education Meeting

    The Rockcastle County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Mt. Vernon Elementary School at 6:00 PM.  The meeting agenda is posted below.

    04-08-2014 Regular Board Meeting Agenda


    Apr 04 2014

    NACCO Donates $500 to RATC Welding Program

    The Rockcastle County ATC Welding Technology program would like to thank NACCO Materials Handling Group of Berea for a recent donation to the program.  NACCO generously donated $500.00 to be used for the purchase of much needed welding supplies. Pictured is the Senior welding class and representatives from NACCO: Daniel Boone (far left), Charlie Gruen …

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    A Message from Superintendent Pensol Regarding Amended School Calendar



    Superintendent David Pensol’s recording with WRVK 1460 regarding the amended school calendar.

    Apr 03 2014

    Historical Figures Visit Local Schools

    Napoleon Bonaparte (Jackson Cromer) and Clara Barton (Joy Frith) visited the RCMS 8th grade Challengers Team on April 3rd, where they shared information about these historic figures with their peers. The students then traveled to Roundstone Elementary where they shared their speeches with the 5th graders.

    Apr 03 2014

    Amended School Calendar

    The Rockcastle County Board of Education met Wednesday, April 2, 2014 for approval of the necessary calendar amendments based on HB 211 being signed into law on Monday, March 31st.  The Board voted to add 20 minutes to each school day starting Monday, April 7th.  This will create a dismissal time at the High School …

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