Category: Preschool & Early Childhood

Jul 18 2014

School Starts August 13th

The 2014-2015 school year will begin for K-12 students on Wednesday, August 13th (students attend all day).  Preschool will begin on Monday, August 25th.  See the flyer below for complete back-to-school details.

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Jun 30 2014

Reading Begins at Birth

You can help your children arrive at kindergarten ready to grow, ready to learn and ready to succeed by doing ​simple, every-day tasks and activities. The KYGOEC sends out a newsletter for families each month that includes information and ideas on how to help children develop in their earliest years. This month, we talk about the importance of reading to… Continue Reading Reading Begins at Birth

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May 27 2014

Preschool Enrollment Kick-off

Anyone that attended the Head Start funded Preschool Enrollment Kick-off this past Thursday would probably agree that it was a success.  All three schools came together at the MVES playground and invited preschool aged children and their families to come enjoy the school playground structures, inflatables and a free meal.  Each family was given a… Continue Reading Preschool Enrollment Kick-off

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May 27 2014

Head Start March Reading Contest Winner

Preschooler Sydney Bussell in Ms. Sheena’s class at MVES was this year’s Head Start March into Reading contest winner and received a Leap Frog Tag Reader.  The contest is held annually and consists of a list of reading activities that are completed at home with the child and their family.

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Apr 28 2014

Early Childhood & Kindergarten Registration Information

The flyer below contains information regarding early childhood program options, health requirements, eligibility and registrations dates. Other kindergarten and preschool information resources: All Day Kindergarten Facts Preschool Enrollment Kick-Off Event RCS Preschool Website

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Apr 28 2014

Preschool Enrollment Kick-Off

Rockcastle County Schools will host a Preschool Enrollment Kick-Off on May 22, 2014 for ALL new incoming 2014-2015 preschoolers.  The event will be held on the playground at Mt. Vernon Elementary School (in case of bad weather, the event will be moved to the MVES gym) from 5:00-7:00 PM. For preschoolers & parents Pick up… Continue Reading Preschool Enrollment Kick-Off

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Dec 12 2013

Superintendent Pensol Recommends All-Day Kindergarten

Tuesday night’s agenda of the Rockcastle County Board of Education included a recommendation from Superintendent David Pensol asking the board to allow him and his administrative team to begin to design a plan to implement all-day kindergarten in Rockcastle County beginning August 2014. Superintendent Pensol explained that after much discussion of future plans for improvement… Continue Reading Superintendent Pensol Recommends All-Day Kindergarten

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Nov 21 2013

Preschoolers Learn About Thanksgiving

Gobble, Gobble! Ms. Hannah’s preschool class dressed up as turkeys before sharing Thanksgiving Dinner with family members on Wednesday, November 20. Ms. Sheena’s preschool classes at Mt. Vernon Elementary have been learning about The First Thanksgiving Dinner. On Wednesday, November 20th the children got to dress up as pilgrims and Native Americans. Mrs. Imogene’s preschool… Continue Reading Preschoolers Learn About Thanksgiving

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Nov 21 2013

Preschool Students Make Care Packages for Deployed Sailors

Preschool student Tessa Begley’s father, Bryan Begley, is currently deployed with US Navy on the USS Cowpens until spring. All of the MVES preschool classes brought in items for care packages to be mailed to Tessa’s father and other sailors on his ship. Their ship is currently helping with relief efforts in the Philippines. Our… Continue Reading Preschool Students Make Care Packages for Deployed Sailors

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Nov 18 2013

New RCS Preschool Website

Rockcastle County Schools is pleased to unveil a new website dedicated entirely to preschool.  The site offers parent resources, classroom news, photo galleries, preschool forms and more from all of our preschool centers in the district.  To access the site, you can visit www.rockcastle.kyschools.us/preschool or click “Schools” on the main menu bar of the district… Continue Reading New RCS Preschool Website

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