Tag Archive: library

May 30 2017

RCHS Library Hosts 6th Annual Spring into Reading Event

The RCHS Library recently hosted the sixth annual “Spring into Reading” book discussion event on Friday, April 14, 2017.  Students chose one book to read and discuss from the 24 options available.  Janet Wells, Librarian, coordinates this annual event which features refreshments, book discussions, and students and adults finding common interests.

Morgan Taylor (RCHS Teacher) …

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May 01 2017

Three Recognized with CKASL Awards

William “Andy” Walker was recently awarded the Outstanding Student Technology Award by the Central District of the Kentucky Association of School Librarians (CKASL) for his contributions to students and staff with technology at Rockcastle County High School.  RCHS Librarian Janet Wells is shown presenting Andy his certificate.  Andy is now entered in the state competition, …

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Nov 09 2016

One Community Book Read Program

The One Community Book Read Program is a joint venture among public libraries in Madison, Estill, Jackson, Powell, Rockcastle, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard, and Laurel Counties.  Author Silas House donated copies of his book, Eli the Good, to encourage reading and discussion among various groups.  Rockcastle County Public Library Director Pam Chaliff invited students from RCHS …

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Sep 28 2016

One Book Community Reading Project Features Kentucky Author

September 2016- For Immediate Release

The Rockcastle County High School Library joins with eight other counties in our region to participate in a One Book Community Reading Project this October. The selected title for this year’s One Book program is Silas House’s Young Adult novel, Eli the Good.

Eli the Good is a coming-of-age novel set …

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Sep 28 2015

Wells Receives Barby Hardy Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to RCHS Library Media Specialist Janet Wells, recipient of the Barby Hardy Lifetime Achievement Award.  This award is given to an individual who has given continuous, sustained support to the school library profession throughout his/her lifetime.

Mrs. Wells was eligible for this award because she has has served in the school library profession for at …

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May 08 2015

Spring Into Reading Literacy Promotion with DAR Wins State Recognition

Rockcastle Chapter DAR was recently honored with several awards at the 119th KSDAR State Conference held in Lexington, KY.  Over 62 chapters were represented at this year’s conference with over 248 women in attendance.  Rockcastle Chapter won awards in the fields of media coverage, literacy promotion, membership, joint participation with the Sons of the American …

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Nov 19 2014

RCHS Book Fair

December 3 – 8, 2014 RCHS Library

Online shopping is available November 21 – December 11 and includes more options than the actual fair.  Shop online during “Black Friday” for special deals!

Information about both fairs can be accessed at:  http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/rockcastlehigh

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