Category: RCMS News

News from Rockcastle County Middle School.

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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    Darrell Morgan Wins “Guess How Many Snowflakes” Contest

    The snow finally came!  Congratulations to Darrell Morgan on being the lucky winner in the Leadership Team’s “Guess How Many Snowflakes” contest.  Darrell got to be the one to pie Mr. Hendrickson and drop the snowflakes!

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    Kentucky YMCA Go For It

    February 1-3, five RCMS students attended the Kentucky YMCA Go For It conference.  Go For It is an inspirational and motivational experience that builds servant leaders through skills development.  Through in-depth guided discussion, small group activities, and team building, teens hone leadership skills to be effective servant leaders in their home, school and community.  Those… Continue Reading Kentucky YMCA Go For It

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    RCMS UNITE Awarded 2012 Outstanding Middle School Club

    The RCMS UNITE club officers accepted the award for the 2012 Outstanding Middle School Club for the Cumberland Valley area.   This is the fourth year in a row that the RCMS club has won this honor.  The club was presented $750 by UNITE to assist in promoting a drug free life in our school and… Continue Reading RCMS UNITE Awarded 2012 Outstanding Middle School Club

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    How Many Snowflakes?

    Since they can’t  get any snow, the RCMS Leadership Team members decided make some.  Leadership Team members Caleb Ballinger and Lucas Jones helped out with the fundraiser for the Rockcastle Regional Hospital’s Hope Fund.  Students can pay a quarter to take a guess at how many snowflakes are in the jar.  The winner… Continue Reading How Many Snowflakes?

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    Let’s Walk It Off!

    Good luck to all school district staff members as we begin the Walk It Off Challenge!

    By making healthy food choices and increasing our physical activity, we become positive role models for our students and families!

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