Category: RCHS News

News from Rockcastle County High School.

Nov 21 2017

Marching Rockets Become Marching Colonels

Recently members of the RCHS Marching Rockets had the opportunity to participate in the Eastern Kentucky University Music Department’s annual Marching Colonel for a Day program which invites high school musicians from across the state to perform with the Marching Colonels during the halftime show at an end of season home game.  The high school students arrived… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Become Marching Colonels

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Nov 14 2017

Marching Rockets Compete at USBands Southern States Marching Championship

USBands Southern States Marching Championship

Congratulations to the RCHS Marching Rockets who finished their season at the USBands Southern States Marching Championship in Chattanooga, TN.  The Rockets placed 3rd in their division with the highest score of the season.  The Rockets competed with groups from Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi.  The students also had the opportunity to tour Ruby… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Compete at USBands Southern States Marching Championship

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Nov 10 2017

Students Make Cards for Families of Veterans

Cards

Mrs. Tammy Reynolds’ Humanities class at Rockcastle County High School made thank you cards for staff who are parents of a veteran.

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Nov 10 2017

2017-2018 RCHS Student Council Elected

The RCHS Student Council has been selected for 2017-18.  These students were chosen from over 40 applicants after a screening and interview process. Pictured are: 1st row:  Alexa Bussell(FR), Tessa Pickle (At-Large) , Kerrigan Medley (At-Large),and Isaac Stratton (JR).  2nd Row: Dawson Nicely (SO), Maggie Franklin (SR), Joy Frith (SR), Casey Coleman (FR), Zoe Burdette(JR),… Continue Reading 2017-2018 RCHS Student Council Elected

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Nov 06 2017

Tori Dotson Wins Class 2A State Cross-Country Championship

Tori Dotson

RCHS sophomore Tori Dotson won the Class 2A State Cross-Country Championship on Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington with an amazing race and an awesome time of 19:15.8 for the 5,000-meter (3.1 miles) race.  This was the first high school cross-country state title for Tori and the first-ever for an RCHS competitor in… Continue Reading Tori Dotson Wins Class 2A State Cross-Country Championship

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Nov 03 2017

Spring Into Reading Program Recognized in National Publication

From ABC-CLIO’s School Library Connection website https://schoollibraryconnection.com/ Spring into Reading: A School/Community Partnership The Background Since I became a librarian in 1995, my goal has been to implement one innovative idea each year. In 2003 and 2004, I was awarded We the People bookshelves from the National Endowment for the Humanities, which required me to… Continue Reading Spring Into Reading Program Recognized in National Publication

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Nov 01 2017

JROTC Cadets Serve at Wildcat Mountain

JROTC at Camp Wildcat

A group of cadets participated in a community service event at the Civil War Reenactment during the weekend of October 20-22, 2017. Henry Smith, the Operations Officer from the Laurel Home Guard, has said on numerous occasions that, without help from the Rocket Battalion JROTC it would be hard to host Camp Wildcat to the… Continue Reading JROTC Cadets Serve at Wildcat Mountain

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Oct 30 2017

2017 RCHS Rocket Madness

RCHS Rocket Madness will be Tuesday, November 7th.   Meal will be served from 5:00-6:30 pm.  The cost is $5 and includes Back Porch Barbecue or hot dog with chips, dessert and a drink.  Program begins at 6:30 pm in the RCHS gym  Purchase tickets from any ballplayer or pay at the door.  

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Oct 23 2017

RCHS Academic Team Competes in UK Fall Championship

Academic Team

The RCHS Academic Team competed in the 2017 University of Kentucky Fall Championship on Saturday. The A team ended the day with a record of 7-3, making them currently ranked tenth in the state. They defeated several teams throughout the day, including Pulaski County, Woodford County, Fleming County, Charleston Catholic, and Adair County. The three… Continue Reading RCHS Academic Team Competes in UK Fall Championship

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Oct 13 2017

KSP Visits Criminal Justice Classes at RCHS

RCHS Students in Mrs. Coleman’s Introduction to Criminal Justice classes recently had guest instructors during their study of “Police and the Constitution”.  KSP Troopers Adam Hensley and Scotty Pennington as well as Detective Ryan Loudermilk came to RCHS and discussed general topics such as the path to becoming a KSP Trooper and gave specific instruction… Continue Reading KSP Visits Criminal Justice Classes at RCHS

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