Category: RES News

News from Roundstone Elementary School.

Mar 07 2017

RES Student Wins DAR Essay Contest

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored an American History essay contest for Rockcastle County elementary students.  Inan McFarland, 5th grader at Roundstone Elementary, was the county winner for the essay contest.  Inan is pictured with his teacher Harold Woodall, DAR Chapter President Debbie Brown, and RES Principal Chris Bishop. Roundstone… Continue Reading RES Student Wins DAR Essay Contest

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Mar 07 2017

RES Students Perform Puppet Show for Kindergarten

RES fifth grade Gifted and Talented students recently performed a short puppet show for the kindergarten classes. The students chose to perform the stories “Peppermint Bear Goes to France” and “The Cookie Tree Forest”.  The kindergartners loved the stories and the snack that the fifth graders prepared. Their reaction was priceless and adorable! They also… Continue Reading RES Students Perform Puppet Show for Kindergarten

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Mar 07 2017

RES Academic Team Places 4th in Regional Championship

The Roundstone Academic Team won 4th place for quick recall at the Regional Academic Team Championship at Farristown Middle School on Saturday, March 4th.  They were competing against Madison County elementary schools and Mount Vernon Elementary.  Corey Coleman won 3rd place for Language Arts.  The team represented their school well by showing what they know and… Continue Reading RES Academic Team Places 4th in Regional Championship

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Feb 27 2017

RES Celebrates Read Across America Day

For Thursday, March 2… Wear red & white-Book connection: Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss Students can choose from any of the following dress-up options for Friday, March 3… Wear mismatched or crazy socks-Book connection: Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss Wear your favorite VACATION SHIRT! -Book connection: Oh, the Places You’ll Go by… Continue Reading RES Celebrates Read Across America Day

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Feb 17 2017

RES 4th Grade Students Perform Poetry

Roundstone Elementary 4th Grade Gifted and Talented students showed their amazing speaking talents by performing the poetry of Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein, and Judith Viorst for Mrs. Atkin’s and Mrs. Noe’s first grade classes.  The fourth graders would like to thank the first graders for being the best audience.

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Feb 16 2017

RES Students Create Art with Mentors at RCHS

Randomly selected 5th grade RES students recently went to RCHS for an art project. At this event they were paired up with a mentor.  They created designs and painted them on the back of their mentors’ hands. After that, they designed and painted plaster hearts. Pictured: Standing: Ashleigh Abney, Alexis Martin, Lexi Vair, Alexius Feltner,… Continue Reading RES Students Create Art with Mentors at RCHS

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Feb 14 2017

RES Academic Team Places 2nd in District Tournament

The Roundstone Academic Team placed 2nd overall in the District Competition.  We also placed 2nd in quick recall.  We had several students place in written assessments.  In Social Studies Will Miller placed 1st, Inan Mcfarland placed 2nd, and Colin Hamilton placed 3rd.  In Language Arts Corey Coleman placed 1st and Hayden Philbeck placed 4th.  In… Continue Reading RES Academic Team Places 2nd in District Tournament

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Feb 03 2017

RES Students Open School Greenhouse

Roundstone needs some green! The Roundstone News Crew encourages all grades to get dirty and have some fun with the greenhouse.  We even hired pest control…BATS! The fifth grade has repaired the greenhouse and planted tulips.  There are raised beds available for every grade level to plant and experiment with. Don’t let the 5th grade… Continue Reading RES Students Open School Greenhouse

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Jan 26 2017

RES Students Celebrate 100th Day of School

RES 5th graders celebrated the 100th Day of School by doing a challenge every 100 minutes, starting at 8:00 AM. The first challenge was to find out the times of day we would do each challenge. Putting together the 100 piece puzzle was the most frustrating because we only had one minute before we had… Continue Reading RES Students Celebrate 100th Day of School

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Jan 19 2017

RES 2nd Grade Performs Contraction Surgery

Roundstone Elementary second graders performed contraction surgery! The classes of Mrs. Craig and Miss Bussell have been learning about contractions. The students (surgeons) grabbed their scalpels (scissors) and trimmed away some extra letters from two words and then bandaged them back together to make a new shortcut–a contraction! A big thank you goes to Dr. Karen Saylor’s… Continue Reading RES 2nd Grade Performs Contraction Surgery

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