Tag: history

RCHS Teacher Receives State DAR Outstanding American History Teacher Award!

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On Saturday evening, March 31st, Mr. Herbie Brock, RCHS Social Studies teacher, was presented with the State Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Outstanding American History teacher award!  The purpose of this award is to recognize a notable, full time teacher of American History (and related fields, such as social studies, government and citizenship education)… Continue Reading RCHS Teacher Receives State DAR Outstanding American History Teacher Award!

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BRAVO Students Portray Historic Figures

Rockcastle County Middle School students in Social Studies and Language Arts BRAVO researched historic figures in order to write monologues as these characters.

Students who were chosen to share their monologues with visiting 5th grade students were:

Gracelyn Owens declared the right of women to pursue their dreams as the first female medical… Continue Reading BRAVO Students Portray Historic Figures

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Frontiersmen Simon Kenton Visits MVES

On Wednesday, March 18th Mount Vernon Elementary Fifth Graders were taken back in time to chat with one of Kentucky’s great Frontiersmen, Simon Kenton. This wonderful opportunity was brought about thanks to Toyota and Citizen’s Bank of Mt. Vernon. Our students learned many interesting facts about Simon Kenton that ultimately shaped the state we treasure… Continue Reading Frontiersmen Simon Kenton Visits MVES

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Eighth Graders Visit RES

Thursday afternoon, April 3rd was a day like no other, for 5th graders. We went back in time and had two very special visitors Clara Barton and Napoleon Bonaparte come visit us. 8th graders from Rockcastle county Middle school, Jackson Cromer and Joy Frith portrayed Clara Barton and French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. The cool thing… Continue Reading Eighth Graders Visit RES

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