Mrs. Sierra’s 3rd grade class put their “ninja skills” to the test while practicing the Distributive Property of Multiplication. To help with learning the new math concept students built arrays to represent math sentences, and then practiced chopping the array apart to represent two smaller multiplication facts. Pictured from Mrs. Sierra’s 3rd grade class is… Continue Reading BES Students Use “Ninja Skills”
Nov 13 2018
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Oct 13 2017
Students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Math and Science Bravo designed and built Rube Goldberg machines. The machine requirements were: must contain at least 3 simple machines and 2 energy transfers, must contain at least 5 separate steps, and must complete an end task.
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Sep 07 2016
RCHS is proud to announce a new partnership with Lockheed Martin in order to support the PLTW Engineering and science curriculums. Advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a critical focus for Lockheed Martin. As an industry leader, Lockheed Martin, with an employee population that includes 56,000 engineers, scientists and IT professionals, is… Continue Reading Increasing Engineering Awareness!
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Jun 17 2015
Seven students from Rockcastle County have been selected to attend The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.
Rockcastle County Middle School students Caroline White, Cole Ballinger, Zoe Burdette, Joseph Coffey, Evan Hendrickson, Jordan Nicely, and Bailey Taylor will join middle school students from across Southern and Eastern Kentucky to build their… Continue Reading Seven RCMS Students Named 2015 Rogers Explorers
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Nov 17 2014
Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers & Science (G2-TECS) and Girls Exploring Math & Science (GEMS)
Somerset Community College (SCC) hosted a Guys Geared up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS) Conference and a Girls Exploring Math and Science Conference (GEMS) recently on the SCC Somerset Campus. Students from thirteen area middle schools including Casey, Cumberland, McCreary, Meece, North Laurel, Northern, Rockcastle, Russell, Science Hill, Somerset Christian, South Laurel, Southern and Wayne… Continue Reading Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers & Science (G2-TECS) and Girls Exploring Math & Science (GEMS)
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Jan 29 2014
IXL is a comprehensive, standards-aligned math practice program offering unlimited problems in thousands of skills. One of the best things about IXL is that students can access it from school and from home!
To get unlimited practice, tracking, and awards, be sure to sign in to your IXL account! Enter your username and password on… Continue Reading Rockcastle County School District Provides Online IXL Math Practice Program for Grades 1-5
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