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2019 RCMS Spelling Bee Results

2019 RCMS Spelling Bee

Each team at RCMS held their annual spelling bees last week.  On Monday the winner from each team competed for the title of School Spelling Bee Champion.  Pictured are the winners from each team:  Challenger Joseph Pickle, Shooting Star Noah Phillips, Comet Gary Savage, Enterpriser Bethany Chasteen, Voyager Parker Kidwell and Adventurer Ella Bussell.  Joseph… Continue Reading 2019 RCMS Spelling Bee Results

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Laura Beth Saylor Selected as Children’s Book Illustrator

Laura Beth Saylor

RCMS 8th grader Laura Beth Saylor recently became an illustrator for the children’s book “If You’re From the Mountains” by Cassity Riffe McCool-Solis.  Laura Beth submitted an application and her drawing to the author and her drawing was selected for one of the pages in the book.  Way to go Laura Beth!

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RCMS Gingerbread House Competition Underway

Gingerbread Houses

The Gingerbread House competition is underway at RCMS with 10 awesome entries.  Students in Mrs. McQueary’s 8th grade classes have been making the houses.  The student body at RCMS has been casting votes for their favorite.

Hayden Bullens and Brooke Abney were co-workers with Makinlee Kirby and Kylee Burns on the popular creation they called… Continue Reading RCMS Gingerbread House Competition Underway

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RCMS Sounds of the Season

Rockcastle County Middle School students enjoyed the sounds of the season presented by the RCMS band and choir.  The groups performed on Wednesday for the student body and also had an excellent performance on Tuesday for the public.  Thank you to choir director Mrs. Carri Burdette and band director Mr. Greg Daugherty for their hard… Continue Reading RCMS Sounds of the Season

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8th Graders Construct Mini Wooden Sheds


Over the past couple of weeks, students in Mr. Williams’ 8th grade Green Architecture class at RCMS have been working in teams to construct a wooden shed using a 3/4″=1′ scale.  While completing this project students were required to interpret architectural plans and apply building construction concepts.

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Builders Club Accepts Veterans Day Program Donation

Veterans Day 2018

Rockcastle County Middle School Builders Club was honored to accept a $100 donation from the local Kiwanis Club.  The donation will be used to off-set the cost of the annual RCMS Veterans Day program that will be held on November 9, 2018.


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RCMS Celebrates Constitution Week

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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RCMS Academic Team Parent Meeting

Academic Team Parent Meeting

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 angie.hendrickson@rockcastle.kyschools.us or at 859-327-6048 for additional information.

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RCMS Builders Club Members Bring Early Morning Cheer

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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RCMS Students Dissect & Study Invasive Fish Species

RCMS Science Project

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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