A huge Thank You to our community sponsors and volunteers for making our 1st “Lift Off to Literacy” event a success! MVES Literacy Team which is Kami Phillips, Cloia Collins, Kara Brown, and Robin Bowman filled bags with a free age appropriate book, pencils, stress balls, candy, water bottle, cups, and tons of… Continue Reading 1st Annual Lift Off to Literacy Event Huge Success!
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Dec 03 2020
The Rockcastle Story Time YouTube channel is featuring a Christmas Read-Aloud for children to listen to each day until December 25th. Our book schedule is listed below.
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Nov 24 2020
MVES Literacy Team will be having a Drive-Through event on Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 5-6 pm. We will be handing out goodie bags and an age-appropriate book to any children who attends. Santa will be there waving to the children as they go through the line to receive their book and goodies. We will also… Continue Reading MVES Literacy Drive-Through Event
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Feb 24 2020
Third grade students at Brodhead Elementary School have been studying the story elements of literature. In order for Mrs. Starla’s students to prove what they have learned and for them to develop a deep understanding of the story elements, each student deconstructed their favorite book. During this deconstruction, students created a water bottle character at… Continue Reading BES 3rd Graders Explore Story Elements of Literature
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May 01 2019
On Friday, April 26th, Ms. Joanie Alexander and RCHS hosted their annual Spring Into Reading Event. Spring Into Reading began in 2012, by then librarian, Mrs. Janet Wells. It has run consecutively every year since. Prior to the reading event, students sign up for books and discussion groups one month in advance and are surprised… Continue Reading RCHS “Springs Into Reading!”
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Apr 23 2019
The RCMS Media Center hosted former student and local author Logan Taylor on Tuesday. Logan shared with the 8th graders about the process and inspiration involved in the writing of his book, “Welcome to the Race.” Students enjoyed being informed about what it takes to get a story published. We thank him for taking time to share… Continue Reading Local Author Visits RCMS Media Center
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Sep 28 2018
Rockcastle County High Schools senior library practicum students are promoting book check-outs and reading through a new library initiative named “Rock Reads.” Students are designing posters with book covers and snippets to grab their classmates attention and encourage them to visit the RCHS Library. “Rock Reads” posters will be placed in stalls in all student… Continue Reading Rock Reads
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Mar 07 2017
Leon Davidson, former MVES Principal, read to Mrs. Jennifer White’s class for Dr. Seuss week.
Kendra Calico, the Cat in the Hat, visited with Mrs. Jennifer White’s class. She is pictured below with Kaden Riddle and AJ Cromer.
Mrs. Paula Cowan’s 2nd grade celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday this week by dressing… Continue Reading Guest Readers Visit MVES for Read Across America Week
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Feb 22 2017
Mrs. Kathy’s and Mrs. Kaci’s classes at Mt. Vernon Elementary are participating in the Lexington Legends “Hit the Books” reading program. Big L visited the classes to deliver their bookmarks and to encourage them to spend time reading. He challenged each student to read at least 4 books in order to earn tickets for their… Continue Reading “Hit the Books” Reading Program at MVES
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Nov 09 2016
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… Continue Reading One Community Book Read Program
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