Category: RCHS News

News from Rockcastle County High School.

Jeff Hayes Selected as 2013 KY Winner of the Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Jeff Hayes, agricultural educator at Rockcastle County High School in Mount Vernon, Ky. has been selected as the 2013 Kentucky winner of the Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher award given by the National Association of Agricultural Educators.

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RCHS Students Attend Kentucky Teen Institute

Our KTI Experience

By: Shelby Ponder, Chelsea Fleming

This past June, Rockcastle County High School’s Student YMCA Club was fortunate enough to send three students, Chelsea Fleming, Shelby Ponder, and Rachel Blair, to a program called Kentucky Teen Institute. This conference, focused on health issues affecting… Continue Reading RCHS Students Attend Kentucky Teen Institute

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2013-14 Next-Generation Student Council

All students welcome to apply for the 2013-14 Next-Generation Student Council

The commissioner’s Next-Generation Student Council is now accepting applications. This group meets with the commissioner and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff, both in person and virtually, to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students throughout Kentucky and provide feedback… Continue Reading 2013-14 Next-Generation Student Council

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RCHS student graduates from 2013 Class of Rogers Scholars youth leadership program

Rockcastle County High School student Rachel Cain graduated this summer from The Center for Rural Development’s 2013 Class of Rogers Scholars.Cain attended a one-week summer session of Rogers Scholars held for the first time on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Adair County.

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Lunch & Learn: Rockcastle Coaches, Players and Parents

Attention Rockcastle Coaches, Players and Parents

You’re invited to a Lunch & Learn sponsored by Rockcastle Regional Hospital, Tuesday, July 30 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Rockcastle County High School.

Topics include:

  • Injury prevention
  • Infection prevention
  • Hydration
  • Concussion
  • Speakers include:

  • Traci Bullens, RN, Infection Control
  • Robby Taylor, PT
  • Lunch will be provided at… Continue Reading Lunch & Learn: Rockcastle Coaches, Players and Parents

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    RCHS Freshman Camp

    Rockcastle County High School Freshman Orientation Camp for incoming ninth graders will be held August 2nd from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Students can get schedules, purchase lockers ($10), tour the building, win great prizes (must attend all day), meet teachers, free lunch provided and transportation available by calling 256-4816.

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    Rock’s Got Talent

    RCHS held the first annual ROCK’S GOT TALENT. The competition began with 46 auditions. The photo represents final contestants. Students performed for the student body who voted by secret ballot. Winners from each category received a gold record plaque donated by The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and a cookout provided by Jessie Mahaffey. Congratulations… Continue Reading Rock’s Got Talent

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    Samantha Payne Signs with the University of the Cumberlands

    On Wednesday May 16, 2013 Samantha Payne, signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her fast pitch softball career with the University of the Cumberlands.  Samantha  a.k.a. “Sam” has been a vital player for the Lady Rocket Softball team during her career.  Her athletic abilities are evenly matched with her team leadership skills.

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    Board of Education Scholarship Awarded

    To honor the service of the 2013 Rockcastle County Board of Education, a $250 scholarship was awarded to a Rockcastle County High School senior based on class rank, GPA, College and Career Readiness measures, community service activities and commitment to a specific college and major field of study.

    The first ever recipient of this scholarship… Continue Reading Board of Education Scholarship Awarded

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    J.D. Morgan Signs with the University of the Cumberlands

    James “J.D.” Morgan, son of Jesse and Terri Morgan of Mount Vernon, signed to with the University of the Cumberlands to participate in the University’s archery program next fall.  James has been a participant on the RCHS Archery squad each year he attended RCHS.  In the photo, sitting (L to R) James… Continue Reading J.D. Morgan Signs with the University of the Cumberlands

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