Category: Preschool & Early Childhood

RES Preschool Dr. Suess Family Night

The preschool students at Roundstone Elementary enjoyed a Dr. Seuss Family Night! Students and their families came for food, fun, and games.  Head Start provided food for the evening and then the students were able to play games.  All of the games were designed to meet one of the mathematical standards as listed in the Kentucky… Continue Reading RES Preschool Dr. Suess Family Night

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference

Grandparents, caregivers, relatives and professionals are invited to our 13th Annual GAP (Grandparents As Parents) Conference! Join us to learn about topics for relatives assuming primary care of children.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 Clarion Hotel 1950 Newtown Pike Lexington, KY 40511

Flyer & Registration Information>>>

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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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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… Continue Reading Reading Begins at Birth

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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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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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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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    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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    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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    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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