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RCHS “Springs Into Reading!”

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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Local Author Visits RCMS Media Center

Logan Taylor Visit

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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Rock Reads

Jaden Payne

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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Guest Readers Visit MVES for Read Across America Week

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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“Hit the Books” Reading Program at MVES

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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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… Continue Reading One Community Book Read Program

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Kentucky Bluegrass Award Readers at RES

Eleven students read four or more of the KBA chapter book and completed a reading response for each book read in the 3rd-5th grade category during the 2015-16 school year. These students voted, earned a pizza party, and will each receive a $5 gift certificate to the upcoming Scholastic Book Fair at Roundstone. A total… Continue Reading Kentucky Bluegrass Award Readers at RES

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BES Kindergarten Celebrates the Wedding of Q and U

Last week Ms. Brittany’s kindergarten students celebrated a very special event… the Wedding of Q and U!  This was a method to teach students the spelling pattern of “qu” in a way that is truly memorable. The wedding reinforced the idea that every time we write a word with a q in kindergarten, we always… Continue Reading BES Kindergarten Celebrates the Wedding of Q and U

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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… Continue Reading Spring Into Reading Literacy Promotion with DAR Wins State Recognition

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Reading Begins at Birth

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

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