National GEAR UP Week is September 21st-25th. To kick off GEAR UP Week, Mrs. Ballinger signed a declaration. GEAR UP is a federally funded program that focuses on college and career readiness. GEAR UP serves the current 8th and 9th grade students in Rockcastle County. The grant will follow these students until they graduate from… Continue Reading National GEAR UP Week
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Sep 22 2020
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Oct 24 2019
On Friday, October 18th Rockcastle County Area Technology Center hosted the Somerset Community College Road Show. Representatives from the college set up booths outside the ATC to provide 400 plus students information about the following programs: Paramedic Services, Aviation Maintenance, Automotive Technology, Diesel Maintenance, Carpentry, Welding, Computerized Manufacturing and Machining, Criminal Justice, 3D Printing, Medical… Continue Reading ATC Hosts Somerset Community College Road Show
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Feb 26 2019
LEXINGTON (February 23, 2019)—The Rockcastle County Schools GEAR UP team, currently placed in Rockcastle County Middle School, took a group of 17 sixth and seventh-graders to the University of Kentucky’s Engineering Day on Saturday, February 23.
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Feb 21 2019
Area Technology Center and Rockcastle Regional Partner to Provide State’s First Apprenticeship Program
Rockcastle Area Technology Center and Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center are proud to announce the formation of Kentucky’s first Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky (TRACK) Youth Apprenticeship in Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
TRACK is a partnership between secondary education and a business/industry partner where select students receive training at a secondary… Continue Reading Area Technology Center and Rockcastle Regional Partner to Provide State’s First Apprenticeship Program
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Jan 15 2019
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Sep 12 2018
On Monday, September 10th, Rockcastle County High School had a great turn out for College Information Night. RCHS guidance counselors Janice Miller and Morrissa Hayes discussed scholarships, college visits, college registrations deadlines, timelines, useful information on the website for seniors, and lots of other information that seniors and their parents need to know. A representative from… Continue Reading RCHS 2018 College Information Night
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Sep 10 2018
Rockcastle ATC Business Technology students recently finished a prototype T-shirt design as part of a school-based enterprise project. This project will draw from prior courses, lessons, and skill sets taught by Mrs. Vicky Castle. Students have to utilize skills in design, marketing, and cost analysis just to name a few. The Cricut equipment being utilized… Continue Reading Business Technology School-Based Enterprise Project
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Apr 12 2018
GEAR UP seniors from Rockcastle County Area Technology Center attended a Job Fair on April 10th, 2018 in Berea, Kentucky. The students spoke with many different representatives regarding jobs that are available in our area. This was a great day of hands on learning and career exploration for after high school and college.
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Oct 04 2017
On Friday September 29th, senior automotive, welding, and electricity students from Rockcastle ATC participated in an industry tour of Toyotetsu America Inc. (TTAI). 35 students along with instructors Ken Fannin, Jeff Draper, and Curtis Burton toured the facility that manufacturers numerous body components for the Toyota Camry assembled in Georgetown. The tour was a collaboration… Continue Reading ATC Students Tour Toyotetsu America Inc.
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Sep 18 2017
Electrical Technology students at Rockcastle ATC are doing hands on work while helping people in need. Under the supervision of instructor Jeff Draper, students are wiring this disaster relief trailer for the Lincoln County Baptist Association. When completed, it will be used in disaster areas to provide meals for workers and victims. As a Project… Continue Reading Electricity Students Wire Disaster Relief Trailer
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