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News from Rockcastle County Schools.

2021 Fall Break

2021 Fall Break

Friday, October 1, 2021 is a Professional Development day for Rockcastle County Schools staff. Students do not attend.

Fall Break is Monday, October 4th through Friday, October 8th. Have a wonderful, restful break!

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Attention RCS Families: Please Complete Online Registration

RCS Families,

If you have not completed On-Line Registration this year through Infinite Campus, please do so at your earliest convenience.  Paper enrollment forms were not sent home this year, so On-Line Registration will provide us with your contact information as well as allow you to add emergency contacts, and enter other important demographic information related… Continue Reading Attention RCS Families: Please Complete Online Registration

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Officer Tom Atkin Sworn In as School Resource Officer

SRO

Rockcastle County Schools is pleased to announce that Officer Tom Atkin will be working in our district as a School Resource Officer (SRO).  Officer Atkin will be the first SRO in the history of our school district.  Officer Atkin comes to Rockcastle County Schools in a joint effort with the Mt. Vernon Police Department in… Continue Reading Officer Tom Atkin Sworn In as School Resource Officer

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Bus Drills – Thursday, September 30th

On Thursday, September 30th, Rockcastle County Middle School and Rockcastle County High School will dismiss at 2:50 p.m. in order to complete school bus emergency evacuation drills at each of the elementary schools.  Parent pick-ups at each elementary school will begin approximately 10 minutes earlier than normal. Please adjust your schedule to meet this early dismissal. … Continue Reading Bus Drills – Thursday, September 30th

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Rockcastle County Schools Partner with Grateful Bread Food Pantry for 10th Annual Hunger Walk

Hunger Walk 2021

MT. VERNON, KY. – (Sept. 23, 2021) Christian Appalachian Project’s (CAP) Grateful Bread Food Pantry celebrated 10 years of partnering with Rockcastle County Schools to spotlight food insecurity. The annual Hunger Walk is held each September for Hunger Awareness Month. Students collected 5,164 pounds of food with an additional 305 pounds donated by First Baptist… Continue Reading Rockcastle County Schools Partner with Grateful Bread Food Pantry for 10th Annual Hunger Walk

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Local Officials Sign Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week

National GEAR UP Week

On Monday September 20, 2021, local officials gathered to sign a Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week. GEAR UP provides academic and college/career services to Rockcastle County High School students.

Pictured above is Howell Holbrook (County Judge Executive), Mike Bryant (Mount Vernon Mayor), Carrie Ballinger (Superintendent), Josh Bray (State Representative), Holly Bryant (College… Continue Reading Local Officials Sign Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week

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September 20, 2021 Special Board Meeting

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Rockcastle County Board of Education will have a special called meeting on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM.  The meeting agenda is linked below.

09 20 2021 Special Board Meeting Agenda

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Test-to-Stay Program

Beginning Wednesday, September 15th Rockcastle County Schools will implement a Test-to-Stay program that will allow both staff and students who are identified as a close contact during COVID-19 contact tracing to continue to stay in school and participate in school activities. As part of the Test-to-Stay program, students and staff who are identified as close… Continue Reading Test-to-Stay Program

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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Updated 9/15/2021 Rockcastle County Schools is committed to providing the highest quality education to the students of our community. Providing high quality in-person instruction is the best and most effective method of meeting this goal. Rockcastle County Schools is focused on ensuring the health and well being of our students while ensuring that there is… Continue Reading COVID-19 Updates & Resources

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Consultation Meeting Between Rockcastle County Schools and Private School / Homeschool Representatives & Parents

Special Ed Consultation Meeting

Rockcastle County Schools will hold a consultation meeting on Monday, September 20th that involves discussions between the local education agency, private school officials, and representatives of parents of parentally-placed private school children with disabilities on key issues relating to participation.  This provides all parties the opportunity to express their views and to have those views… Continue Reading Consultation Meeting Between Rockcastle County Schools and Private School / Homeschool Representatives & Parents

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