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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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Berea Scholars Volunteer at Tic Toc Christian Preschool

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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GEAR UP Recognizes Student Attendance

Attendance Surprise

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 and RCHS GEAR UP Feed Their Community

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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RCHS Students Visit Geek Squad City

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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