LEXINGTON (February 23, 2019)—The Rockcastle County Schools GEAR UP team, currently placed in Rockcastle County Middle School, took a group of 17 sixth and seventh-graders to the University of Kentucky’s Engineering Day on Saturday, February 23.
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GEAR UP seniors from Rockcastle County Area Technology Center attended a Job Fair on April 10th, 2018 in Berea, Kentucky. The students spoke with many different representatives regarding jobs that are available in our area. This was a great day of hands on learning and career exploration for after high school and college.
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GEAR UP Appalachia Dual Credit English students from Rockcastle County High School enjoyed a day of learning on campus at Eastern Kentucky University. On March 1st students attended classes on how to do research in the library and how to find good quality sources for their papers. The students will be able to use what… Continue Reading RCHS Dual Credit English Students Visit EKU
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Rockcastle County High School Berea Scholars gave back to our community on Tuesday, February 13th. The scholars volunteered their time at Tic Toc Christian Preschool. The students read stories, did an art project, and helped the preschoolers make a healthy snack. It was a great day of service learning! We are proud of our Gear… Continue Reading Berea Scholars Volunteer at Tic Toc Christian Preschool
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RCHS GEAR UP recognized all students in attendance on January 12th at RCHS. Attendance is an important skill for college and career transition.
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Chik-Fil-A of Richmond, Kentucky teamed up with Rockcastle County GEAR UP to provide food for families over winter break. Over 100 boxed lunches were donated to our community. GEAR UP students, with the help of teachers, police officers, and apartment manager went door to door delivering lunches. This was a great day of servant leadership at… Continue Reading Chik-Fil-A and RCHS GEAR UP Feed Their Community
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On Thursday April 7, 2016 Gear-up sponsored a tour for Information Technology students at RCHS to travel to Geek Squad City located south of Louisville. Geek Squad is the Service Division of Best Buy Stores. The City, as it is known is where broken electronics i.e. desktops, laptops, tablets, phones are sent for repairs. These… Continue Reading RCHS Students Visit Geek Squad City
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Caroline Coguer participated in Berea College GEAR UP Explore Program at St. Michael’s College in Burlington, Vermont this summer. Caroline learned about what college life is all about. She sat in on actual college classes and spoke with college professors. Twenty students from GEAR UP Appalachia were chosen to participate in this program. Rockcastle County… Continue Reading RCHS Student Attends GEAR UP Explore Program
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RCMS 8th grade GEAR UP students took a field trip to the Apple Store at Fayette Mall. The students participated in an IMOVIE seminar and training session. The students were able to create their own iMovies inside the store.
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Rockcastle Middle held the Annual RCMS Book Give-Away on Thursday. Jordan Smith, Shyann Reynolds, Cameron Cornelius, and Levi Gentry had a tough time choosing from all the great titles. All students selected a brand new book of their choice. Thanks to Gear-up for helping to provide the books.
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