Category: RCHS News

News from Rockcastle County High School.

Jan 12 2018

GEAR UP Recognizes Student Attendance

Attendance Surprise

RCHS GEAR UP recognized all students in attendance on January 12th at RCHS.  Attendance is an important skill for college and career transition.

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Jan 04 2018

New Year’s Rocket Blast Off for Veterans

Rockcastle County’s 1st ever Archery Tournament will take place this weekend at Rockcaste Middle.  The tournament will begin on Friday evening with the RCHS team shooting at 5:00.  RCMS archers will be competing at 5:00 and 6:00 and archers from MVES will shoot at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.   Over 20 teams from around the region will… Continue Reading New Year’s Rocket Blast Off for Veterans

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Dec 19 2017

RCHS Student Council 3rd Annual Glove Drive

The Student Council challenged the students of RCHS to raise $300 in order to buy 500 pairs of gloves for elementary school students in our county.  1st period classes competed for the largest donation amount.  RCHS students rocked this event raising over $1000 in change and cash!  Ms. Amy Lewis’ 1st period raised nearly $200,… Continue Reading RCHS Student Council 3rd Annual Glove Drive

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Dec 07 2017

RCHS Band Members Selected for Bluegrass All-Regional Groups

Congratulations to members of the RCHS Concert Band who were selected by audition as members of the 2018 Bluegrass All-Regional Bands. The students competed with other players from 18 schools across the region to secure their spot in the ensembles. RCHS students selected include Tarrylton Dunn, Symphonic Band, Brooklyn Lane, Concert Band, Devona Smith, Concert Band Alternate, Lizzie Dixon,1st Chair Concert Band, Abigail Fletcher 1st Chair Concert Band, and Connor Noble, 1st Chair Symphonic Band.

Congratulations to members of the RCHS Concert Band who were selected by audition as members of the 2018 Bluegrass All-Regional Bands.  The students competed with other players from 18 schools across the region to secure their spot in the ensembles.  RCHS students selected include Tarrylton Dunn, Symphonic Band, Brooklyn Lane, Concert Band, Devona Smith, Concert… Continue Reading RCHS Band Members Selected for Bluegrass All-Regional Groups

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Dec 04 2017

High School Academic Team Excels at Regional Competition

JV Challenge pic

The RCHS JV Academic Team placed second overall in the Section 10 JV Challenge competition held at Rockcastle County High School. The Quick Recall team finished second and the following students placed in Written Assessment: In Math, Autumn King placed third. In Science, Jonathan Cain placed third. In Social Studies, Drew Bullock placed first. In… Continue Reading High School Academic Team Excels at Regional Competition

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Nov 29 2017

RCHS Band Members Advance to Final Round of All-State Auditions

All-State Band 2017

Congratulations to members of the RCHS Band who auditioned at the district level for the 2018 KMEA All-State Band.  The band members will represent District 11 in the finals rounds of auditions held at John Hardin High School on December 9th.  Members include Abigail Fletcher on Tuba, Tarrylton Dunn on Alto Saxophone, and Brooklyn Lane… Continue Reading RCHS Band Members Advance to Final Round of All-State Auditions

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Nov 28 2017

RCHS Music Department Holiday Concert

The RCHS Music Department will host a Holiday Concert on Thursday December 7th at 6:30 PM in the high school auditorium.  Admission is free and features holiday classics performed by the RCHS Honors Choir, General Chorus, Concert Band, Brass Choir, and Percussion Ensemble.

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Nov 27 2017

JROTC Competes in National Raider Competition

The Rockcastle County JROTC High School Raider Team traveled all the way to Molena Georgia in order to compete in the National Raider Competition. We camped the nights of November 3rd and 4th and left around 2 PM on Sunday. Ethan Saylor, Elijah Vaught, Kensie Sheffield, Nathan Renner, Billy Boggs, Benton Kuntz, Sebastian Poynter, Lydia… Continue Reading JROTC Competes in National Raider Competition

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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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