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News from Rockcastle County Middle School.

Nationally Renowned Jazz Combo Visits RCMS

Recently students from Cassandra Smith’s 7th Grade General Music Class and Greg Daugherty’s 7th and 8th Grade Band Classes were treated to a special performance by the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Combo from New Albany Indiana.   The performance was a collaborative effort made possible for RCMS by Jazz Professor Dr. David Threlkeld of the University of… Continue Reading Nationally Renowned Jazz Combo Visits RCMS

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RCMS FAST: Families and School Together

Beginning Tuesday, March 19th, Rockcastle County Middle School GEAR-UP will be hosting an eight week program known as FAST (Families and School Together).  Each session is designed to enhance parent and teen communication skills.  Eighth grade students, parents and other mentors are invited to attend.  Please see the flyer below for detailed information and registration… Continue Reading RCMS FAST: Families and School Together

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Mason-Dixon Games Middle School Indoor State Track Champions!

This past Saturday at the Mason-Dixon Games Middle School Indoor State Track Championships, the RCMS girls’ track team successfully defended their string of indoor state championship titles, winning their 5thstraight and 7th overall. They defeated Owensboro by a score of 36-34 with a state runner-up finish in the final event. The 800-meter relay team of… Continue Reading Mason-Dixon Games Middle School Indoor State Track Champions!

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RCMS 8th Grade Band Students Perform with Honor Band

Members of the RCMS 8th Grade Band were recenlty selected by audition to perform with the 2013 District 11 Middle School Honors Band.  This year’s band was under the direction of Mrs. Monica Crowder, long time director from the Barren Co. School District.  RCMS students performed with top other musicians from across the district and… Continue Reading RCMS 8th Grade Band Students Perform with Honor Band

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RCMS Students Advance to State Finals

The Rockcastle County Middle School Governor’s Cup Team had three students advance to the State Finals:

  • Joy Frith – Composition and Language Arts
  • Mahala King – Arts and Humanities
  • Katie Vance – Arts and Humanities
  • They will be competing March 16th-18th at the State Finals at the Galt House in Louisville.  Good luck to these… Continue Reading RCMS Students Advance to State Finals

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    RCMS Students Tour KET Studios

    On Thursday, February 21st, RCMS students toured KET studios in Lexington, Kentucky.  Students participated in a course on green screen training and film editing.  The students toured the studio and were shown around the control room by Nicky Helton, native of Rockcastle County.  These students have a particular interest in the area of media production. … Continue Reading RCMS Students Tour KET Studios

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    RCMS/RCHS Band Students Perform at the 2013 KMEA District Solo and Ensemble Festival

    Recently students from the RCMS and RCHS Band programs performed for judges at the 2013 KMEA Solo and Ensemble Festival held at Lexington Catholic High School on February 16th. Rockcastle had over 20 performances throughout the day and received 17 Distinguished Rated performances and 7 Proficient Rated performances. Students have been working hard since Christmas… Continue Reading RCMS/RCHS Band Students Perform at the 2013 KMEA District Solo and Ensemble Festival

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    2013-2014 School Calendar

    The 2013-2014 proposed school calendar has been developed in accordance with Rockcastle County Schools Board Policy 08.3, KRS 158.070 and 702.KAR 7:140 with input from administrative and teaching staff.  The structure of the proposed 2013-2014 is the very same as the current 2012-2013 school calendar.  The basic elements and requirements of this calendar include:   Four… Continue Reading 2013-2014 School Calendar

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    Rockcastle Students Win Regional Essay Contest

    Congratulations to RCMS 7th grade student Jackson Cromer and MVES 5th grader Ashlyn Brock. These two students entered an essay about why they wanted to be a page through the Family Resource/Youth Service Centers. Their essays, which also included information about the importance of their school FRYSC, were selected to represent Region 9 as Legislative… Continue Reading Rockcastle Students Win Regional Essay Contest

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    District Spelling Bee Results

    The District Spelling Bee took place Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Rockcastle Teaching & Learning Center.

    The 2013 Spelling Bee Winners are:

  • 1st place winner – Trevor Todd, Roundstone Elementary, 5th Grade
  • 2nd place winner – Justin Bryant, Brodhead Elementary, 5th Grade
  • 3rd place winners (tie) –
  • Sarah Cornelius, Rockcastle County Middle School, 6th… Continue Reading District Spelling Bee Results
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