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Local Officials Sign Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week

National GEAR UP Week

On Monday September 20, 2021, local officials gathered to sign a Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week. GEAR UP provides academic and college/career services to Rockcastle County High School students.

Pictured above is Howell Holbrook (County Judge Executive), Mike Bryant (Mount Vernon Mayor), Carrie Ballinger (Superintendent), Josh Bray (State Representative), Holly Bryant (College… Continue Reading Local Officials Sign Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week

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GEAR UP Summer STEAM Camp

Steam Camp

Rockcastle County Middle and High School GEAR UP students enjoyed a great 3 day Summer STEAM Camp!  Students participated in activities including engineering, agriculture, forensics, career exploration, and leadership.  Sherry Spragens from AHEC also led students in an activity about DNA.

Parents and students had the opportunity to hear a presentation from KHEAA representative, Joplin… Continue Reading GEAR UP Summer STEAM Camp

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Attention: GEAR UP 8th and 9th Grade Students

Are you looking for a fun educational night with your family?  We have the perfect virtual events for you.  You can attend both events from the comforts of your own home. Both events are FREE of charge thanks to GEAR UP Opportunity.  Science Bob has been featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Today Show. … Continue Reading Attention: GEAR UP 8th and 9th Grade Students

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GEAR UP Family Engagement Week

GEAR UP Proc

Please join GEAR UP in celebrating Family Engagement Week November 16th-20th.  We would like to invite all families to sign up for a Parent Wellness Session on Tuesday, November 17th from 6:00pm-7:30.  There is a link on the flyer to register for the session.  The session is virtual and free of charge.  Also, linked… Continue Reading GEAR UP Family Engagement Week

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Teachers Celebrate National GEAR UP Week

Last week, RCMS and RCHS teachers celebrated National GEAR UP Week by wearing their college apparel.

 

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National GEAR UP Week

GEAR UP Week 2020

National GEAR UP Week is September 21st-25th. To kick off GEAR UP Week, Mrs. Ballinger signed a declaration.  GEAR UP is a federally funded program that focuses on college and career readiness. GEAR UP serves the current 8th and 9th grade students in Rockcastle County. The grant will follow these students until they graduate from… Continue Reading National GEAR UP Week

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2019 RCMS GEAR-UP STEM Camp

GEAR UP Stem Camp

Rockcastle County Middle School GEAR-UP and Youth Service Center hosted a STEM Camp May 29th-31st. Students worked on problem solving skills, innovated ways to create and design, team building and conflict resolution. It was a huge success!

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GEAR UP Brings RCMS Students to UK’s ‘E-Day’

GEAR UP E Day

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.

A piece in GEAR UP’s mission involves serving low-income students with opportunities to promote a postsecondary pathway, as well… Continue Reading GEAR UP Brings RCMS Students to UK’s ‘E-Day’

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GEAR UP Seniors Attend Job Fair

Berea Job Fair

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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RCHS Dual Credit English Students Visit EKU

GEAR UP Visits EKU

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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