Tag: middle school
8th graders Emma Phillips and Emma Ballinger joined Jean Gentry and Patsy McFalls from the Daughters of the American Revolution as Assistant Principal Robert Phillips signed the proclamation of September 17-23 as Constitution Week. Constitution Week is the commemoration of America’s most important document and is celebrated annually.
The United States Constitution stands as a testament… Continue Reading RCMS Celebrates Constitution Week
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The RCMS Academic Team is ready to begin a new season! There will be a parent meeting on Monday, September 10th at 6:30 in the middle school library for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who may be interested in being on the team this year. Please contact Angie Hendrickson at email@example.com or at 859-327-6048 for additional information.
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Hats off to Rockcastle County Middle School Builders Club members Mya Hunt and Celia Shaffer who are greeters for the week. The girls gave high fives, “Good Mornings”, and lots of compliments to get the day started right!
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Students in Mr. Bottoms’ science classes dissected sea lamprey and yellow perch as a part of their life science unit. The students compared the external and internal structures of the creatures. The students have been studying how sea lamprey are causing problems in the Great Lakes as an invasive species.
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Congratulations to the RCMS baseball A team on winning the Conference Championship on Wednesday night. The team defeated Farristown Middle by a score of 15-0. Way to go Rockets!
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Members of the RCMS Leadership Team and Builders Club attended the annual Renfro Valley Redbud Health Walk on April 18th. After a brisk walk, they enjoyed lunch and music on the grounds of the Country Music Hall of Fame and goodie bags provided by AHEC.
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With the help of the Rockcastle County Extension office, community members, and RCMS staff, RCMS hosted a financial simulation program for the 8th graders called “Dollars & Sense Day.” The event introduced students to the “financial realities” associated with adulthood: provision of food, clothing, shelter, etc. for a family and how these relate to career… Continue Reading RCMS “Dollars & Sense” Day
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Congratulations to RCMS 8th grader TJ Ramsey who made the Kentucky Middle School All-Star Team. He played strong safety for the white team on Sunday at Kentucky State University Alumni Field. His team won 37-7.
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Forest Quillen spoke to RCMS students during Red Ribbon Week to encourage character and promote drug-free living. Unite Club officers Kylie Martin, Hallie Brown, Destiny Adams, and Haley Thacker are pictured with Forest after he spoke to the student body.
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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.
6th Grade Rube Goldberg Machines
7th Grade Rube Goldberg Machines
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