Category: District News

News from Rockcastle County Schools.

Clarification for MyRock Online Students

MyRock Online

Students enrolled in the MyRock Online virtual learning platform can continue learning from home once in-person classes resume on January 11th.  However, if a MyRock Online student would like to return to in-person learning, they may do so by contacting their school principal.

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Reminders for RCS Families

District Reminders

Reminders for Rockcastle County Families:

  • December 21st-January 1st:  Winter Break
  • January 4th:  Professional Development for Teachers/Staff
  • January 5th – 8th: NTI or Virtual Learning from Home
  •  January 11th: Return to In-Person Learning (A/B Schedule)
  • Monday/Wednesday: Last Names A-L Tuesday/Thursday: Last Names M-Z
  • Students enrolled in the MyRock Online virtual learning platform can continue learning… Continue Reading Reminders for RCS Families
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    January 2021 Update for Families

    COVID UPdate for Families

    To our Rockcastle County Schools Community,

    As the semester ends and I reflect upon the last several months, I continue to be amazed by the level of collaboration between our school community, our families, and our students. Thank you parents, guardians, and students for navigating through this global pandemic as our partner. Thank you… Continue Reading January 2021 Update for Families

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    A Letter to RCS Students from Superintendent Ballinger

    dear students

    Dear Students,

    This school year has been unlike any other year that you have experienced in your school career. COVID 19 has taken your sense of routine and normalcy and forced you to learn in a setting separated from your friends, teachers, coaches, club sponsors and your entire school community. Basically, life as you… Continue Reading A Letter to RCS Students from Superintendent Ballinger

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    Minecraft for Christmas!

    minecraft

    Rockcastle County Schools students can now use the Minecraft: Education Edition for free this school year. This includes Windows products, Apple products (Mac & iPad), and now our student Chromebooks!

  • Install the product – click on the following link to download Minecraft:
  • To install on your Chromebook go here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mojang.minecraftedu
  • For other personal Device Platforms,… Continue Reading Minecraft for Christmas!
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    12/14/2020 COVID-19 Update for Families

    COVID UPdate for Families

    Governor Andy Beshear released updated information this afternoon regarding the return to school in January.  Mrs. Ballinger will participate in a Superintendent Webinar tomorrow and will learn more specific information at that time. Once all information is gathered, a statement will be released detailing how Rockcastle County Schools will move forward in educating our students. Thank… Continue Reading 12/14/2020 COVID-19 Update for Families

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    Live Stream Coming Soon – January 2021!

    live stream

    Beginning January 12, 2021 , the Rockcastle County Board of Education will live stream meetings via our district YouTube channel.  For further information and links, monitor our district website.

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    December 2020 Board of Education Meeting

    The Rockcastle County Board of Education will have a regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Rockcastle Teaching & Learning Center at 6:00 PM. The meeting agenda is linked below.

    12-08-2020 Regular Board Meeting Agenda

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    Rockcastle Christmas Read-Alouds on YouTube

    Ms. Carrie Reading

    The Rockcastle Story Time YouTube channel is featuring a Christmas Read-Aloud for children to listen to each day until December 25th.  Our book schedule is listed below.

    ⇒ YouTube Channel

  •  Carrie Ballinger – “Mooseltoe”
  •  Thomas Coffey–”Good Morning Snowplow”
  •  Cloia Collins-”Snowmen at Christmas”
  •  Shelley Parkerson- “Legend of the Poinsettia”
  •  Kami Phillips- “Dinosaur… Continue Reading Rockcastle Christmas Read-Alouds on YouTube
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    P-EBT for August and September

    PEBT

    Update shared from the Cabinet for Health & Family Services on 11-25-2020:

  • Each eligible student will receive a P-EBT card with his/her name.
  • As of 11/17/20, all cards have been mailed out and take 10-14 business days for delivery. Note, some cards may not arrive until the end of December due to corrections.
  • If your… Continue Reading P-EBT for August and September
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