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.
Feb 07 2014
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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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