Tag: health

Mar 28 2018

HOSA Members Excel at Leadership Conference

On March 15, 2018 five members of Rockcastle HOSA Future Health Professionals attended the Kentucky HOSA Leadership conference in Louisville Kentucky. They competed in various competitions and attended educational symposiums. Those attending including Joy Frith and Makayla Pennington-Lopez competing in First Aid and CPR (won 1st place), Bailee Deborde and Faith Harris competing in Heath… Continue Reading HOSA Members Excel at Leadership Conference

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Sep 06 2017

8th Graders Learn About Healthy Living & Nutrition

In our RCMS Family and Consumer Science classes, Rachel Wright and Hazel Jackson from the 4-H Extension Office are working with our 8th graders this week to learn about healthy living and nutrition. Each day, they are presenting a mini lesson about nutrition and then the students are learning a skill based around that lesson… Continue Reading 8th Graders Learn About Healthy Living & Nutrition

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Jan 09 2017

Health Department Offering Diabetes Prevention Program

The Rockcastle County Health Department is implementing a Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) for anyone who is at risk for Diabetes.  This is a 16-week program consisting of 1-hour weekly sessions and after 16 weeks, 6 monthly follow-up sessions are provided.  The DPP class can cut participants risk in developing Type 2 Diabetes in half by… Continue Reading Health Department Offering Diabetes Prevention Program

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Dec 02 2016

FREE Shotokan Karate Classes

Sensei Chris Frith is offering FREE Shotokan Karate Classes for the months of December and January as his Christmas gift to you.  All new students who sign up in December or January will receive NOT one but TWO FREE MONTHS of karate instruction.  There is absolutely no cost for December and/or January, and no obligation to continue classes after… Continue Reading FREE Shotokan Karate Classes

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Nov 16 2016

Rockin’ Fit Kids at Roundstone

Students at Roundstone Elementary participated in the Rockin’ Fit Kids afterschool program.  The class was offered though the family resource center in collaboration with Rockcastle Regional Hospital.  The students met once a week for five weeks and took part in physical activity, along with some discussion about the importance of healthy eating.  Many thanks to… Continue Reading Rockin’ Fit Kids at Roundstone

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Oct 05 2016

The Rock Moves – October 4th, 2016

Every student and staff member at RCHS participated in a school-wide initiative to promote health and physical activity. The first annual Rock Moves event included a run and 18 stations students could choose from.  The event was a joint effort, planned by assistant Principal, Mrs. Becky Smith and PE/Health instructor, Mrs. Vanessa Howard.  It was… Continue Reading The Rock Moves – October 4th, 2016

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May 09 2016

Mt. Vernon Message May 9, 2016

Brownies (2nd & 3rd Grades) will meet each Wednesday from 3:30 until 4:30. Preschool Bash is scheduled for Thursday, May 12. MVES Student Council meets on Thursday, May 12. Preschool and Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017 school year will take place on Monday, May 16 at the Adult Education Center. No School on Tuesday, May 17… Continue Reading Mt. Vernon Message May 9, 2016

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Apr 13 2016

5210 Fair at Roundstone Elementary School

On Thursday, February 25th, while parents were meeting with teachers the students were participating in a 5210 Fair. 5210 -Healthy Numbers for Kentucky Families is a campaign to help families strive for optimal health by eating 5 fruits and or vegetables a day, by watching 2 hours of less of tv or other screen time,… Continue Reading 5210 Fair at Roundstone Elementary School

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Dec 14 2015

RES Students Visit Area Technology Center

Fifth Graders at the Vocational School? My fifth grade class visited the Area Vocational School on December 1, 2015.  I liked the Vocational School.  It looked like a lot of hard work but it would be something I would be interested in doing when I get into high school.  The Vocational School has a lot… Continue Reading RES Students Visit Area Technology Center

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Dec 11 2015

Roundstone Students Participate in Healthcare Career Fair

On Tuesday, November 17th, RES students had a program that talked about different health careers. While we were participating in the program, teachers were having conferences with our parents. They showed us about how you can become a pharmacist and how you can become a dietician. They also showed us how you can do lots… Continue Reading Roundstone Students Participate in Healthcare Career Fair

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