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News from Rockcastle County Middle School.

RCMS PLTW Students Are Up, Up and Away!

PLTW Balloons

Students in Mr. Nick Williams’ 7th grade Project Lead The Way class constructed hot air balloons as a part of the “Flying Machines” unit in their 7th grade PLTW Flight & Space course. While constructing and launching the balloons, students learned about the concept of buoyancy and how it applies to hot air balloons. The hot air… Continue Reading RCMS PLTW Students Are Up, Up and Away!

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RCMS Students Learn with Light Boxes

Light Boxes

The students in Mrs. Stewart’s Science class used shoebox light boxes to learn more about the four conditions needed to see an object-an eye, an object, a light, and a clear path between the eye and the object.  Exactly what is inside the box is the mystery they needed to solve.  The answer was clear… Continue Reading RCMS Students Learn with Light Boxes

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RCMS Academic Team Parent Meeting

Academic Team Parent Meeting

The RCMS Academic Team is ready to begin a new season! There will be a parent meeting on Monday, September 10th at 6:30 in the middle school library for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who may be interested in being on the team this year.  Please contact Angie Hendrickson at angie.hendrickson@rockcastle.kyschools.us or at 859-327-6048 for additional information.

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RCMS Attendance Reward Day!

RCMS 6th grade students from the Enterprisers and Voyagers teams, along with the 7th grade Shooting Stars and Adventurers, earned an Attendance Incentive at lunch today—No Assigned Seating!  These two grade levels met the school’s attendance goal of 96% for the past two weeks and were permitted to eat lunch anywhere in the cafeteria and… Continue Reading RCMS Attendance Reward Day!

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$235 Raised at RCMS During “Hats Off to Abby!”

Hats off to Abby 2018

$235 was raised at RCMS during “Hats Off to Abby!” today.  The donations will benefit the Abby Langford Community Scholarship Fund in memory of the RCMS student who passed away from cancer.  Many students also wore Abby’s favorite color (purple).  Thanks to all who donated!

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RCMS Builders Club Members Bring Early Morning Cheer

Hats off to Rockcastle County Middle School Builders Club members Mya Hunt and Celia Shaffer who are greeters for the week.  The girls gave high fives, “Good Mornings”, and lots of compliments to get the day started right!

 

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2018-2019 RCMS SBDM Parent Member Nominations

Please return nomination form to Mrs Reva McKinney in the school office no later than 3:00 PM on September 7th. The election will be held on September 21st from 7:45am to 4:00pm in the school front lobby.  If you have a child enrolled at RCMS this year, you are eligible to vote in this election.  (This… Continue Reading 2018-2019 RCMS SBDM Parent Member Nominations

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Rockcastle Students Enjoy a Week at Space Camp

Brock Mason

Countless boys and girls over the years have surely dreamed of going to space and exploring the inky void in which the earth turns. Only a select few human beings have ever gotten to experience such a privilege.

For the rest of the planet, there’s space camp.

Somerset’s Bobbie Mason was just such a young… Continue Reading Rockcastle Students Enjoy a Week at Space Camp

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RCMS Students Perform “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.”

2018 Beauty and the Beast

RCMS Musical students performed Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” at each of the elementary schools and for their middle school classmates on May 14th and 15th, finishing with a public performance on Tuesday evening. The cast and crew did a fantastic job of bringing this classic story to life under the direction of Ms. Carri Hunt and… Continue Reading RCMS Students Perform “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.”

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RCMS Presents “Beauty and the Beast Jr.”

You’re invited to the RCMS performance of “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm in the RCHS Auditorium.  The show is free, but donations appreciated.

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