You can help your children arrive at kindergarten ready to grow, ready to learn and ready to succeed by doing simple, every-day tasks and activities. The KYGOEC sends out a newsletter for families each month that includes information and ideas on how to help children develop in their earliest years. This month, we talk about the importance of reading… Continue Reading Reading Begins at Birth
Jun 30 2014
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May 27 2014
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Apr 28 2014
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Mar 20 2014
The Tooth Fairy came to visit Brodhead Elementary Kindergarten students. She told them how to brush their teeth and floss, foods that were good and bad for their teeth, and why they should visit the dentist. Students were excited to receive a new toothbrush! They enjoyed learning how to care for their teeth!
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Feb 07 2014
Full-day kindergarten helps students build the strong base of learning they will need to succeed throughout school and life. For a better understanding of the importance all full-day kindergarten, click the link below to view the National Education Association’s Kindergarten Fact Sheet.
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Jan 16 2014
Efforts to implement all-day kindergarten continue to move forward with unanimous support from the Rockcastle County Board of Education at Tuesday night’s meeting.
Educational research indicates that all-day kindergarten programs bring significant academic gains for all children, but particularly the “at risk” population. “I am very excited about providing full day kindergarten in Rockcastle County.… Continue Reading Board of Education Supports All-Day Kindergarten
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Dec 18 2013
Mrs. Angie Hunt’s MVES kindergarten classes conducted a community service project. Her kindergarten classes decided that they would donate canned food items instead of exchanging gifts for their Christmas party. Both classes collected over 130 items for the First Baptist Food and Clothing Mission. They were thrilled with the success of the project and would… Continue Reading Kindergarten Students Donate Food to Baptist Mission
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Dec 12 2013
Tuesday night’s agenda of the Rockcastle County Board of Education included a recommendation from Superintendent David Pensol asking the board to allow him and his administrative team to begin to design a plan to implement all-day kindergarten in Rockcastle County beginning August 2014. Superintendent Pensol explained that after much discussion of future plans for improvement… Continue Reading Superintendent Pensol Recommends All-Day Kindergarten
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Mar 28 2013
There are two programs in Rockcastle County that offer free early childhood education services to qualifying four year old children. (Three year old children may be eligible with an identified disability.) The programs are: The Rockcastle County Public Preschool and Kentucky River Foothills Head Start.
Click the flyer below for health requirements, eligibility and registration… Continue Reading Early Childhood & Kindergarten Registration
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