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Trooper Purdy Discusses Social Media Dangers with RCMS Students

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Huge thanks to Kentucky State Trooper Robert Purdy for speaking with RCMS 8th graders on Wednesday, March 20th .  He discussed the dangers of social media and how choices have consequences.  Trooper Purdy told the students that they matter and they are important!

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Operation UNITE’s “On The Move” at RCMS

Rockcastle County Middle School hosted Operation UNITE on Tuesday March 19 for the seventh-grade students. Operation UNITE’s “On The Move” initiative provides a collection of drug education and prevention activities. “On The Move” gives students the opportunity to Simulated Impaired Driving Experience, Interactive Mobile Classroom, Fatal Vision Tri-Cycle Course, Fatal Vision Marijuana Simulation Experience, and… Continue Reading Operation UNITE’s “On The Move” at RCMS

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RCMS Band Students Perform at District Level

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Recently members of the RCMS 7th and 8th Grade Bands were chosen by audition as members of the KMEA District 11 Middle School Honor Band Program.  The students spent two days of intensive rehearsals on the campus of Danville High School with other top students from 14 middle schools across the area which culminated in… Continue Reading RCMS Band Students Perform at District Level

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RCMS Students Read to MVES Kindergartners

RCMS Readers

RCMS students Joseph Mink, Carlie Smith, and Syd Bowman read to Mrs. Angie Hunt’s kindergarten class at MVES as part of Read Across America Week.  Great job!

Students from RCMS visited Mrs. Angie Hunt’s classroom for Read Across America Week. Excellent readers to share the joy of Dr. Seuss.

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RCMS Girls’ Win State Championship

RCMS Girls

The RCMS girls’ indoor track team won the middle school state championship with an awesome performance at Mason County on Saturday by a score of 61 to 53 over Farnsley Middle School. Oldham County placed 3rd with 41 and Bourbon County 4th with 38. This was the 12th indoor state title for the girls. Team members… Continue Reading RCMS Girls’ Win State Championship

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2019 Kentucky United Nations Assembly

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On March 3-5, thirteen RCMS Student YMCA members did a great job representing the country of South Africa at the Kentucky United Nations Assembly in Louisville.  The delegation included (front row):  Levi Lovell, Brock Mason, Lila Holt, Emma Ballinger, Jackson Vanhook, Mya Hunt.  (Back row): Ryder Robinson, Ford Lovell, Kaden Kidwell, Carson King, Marcos Benge, Robert… Continue Reading 2019 Kentucky United Nations Assembly

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Bailey Bullock Serves as Legislative Page

Bailey Bullock

On February 28th, 8th grader Bailey Bullock served as a legislative page for Senator Jared Carpenter.  Bailey was the RCMS winner in the FRYSC Coalition Legislative Page for a Day Contest.  Students submitted an essay talking about why they would like to be a page and what they see the Youth Services Center doing in their school.  RCMS would… Continue Reading Bailey Bullock Serves as Legislative Page

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GEAR UP Brings RCMS Students to UK’s ‘E-Day’

GEAR UP E Day

LEXINGTON (February 23, 2019)—The Rockcastle County Schools GEAR UP team, currently placed in Rockcastle County Middle School, took a group of 17 sixth and seventh-graders to the University of Kentucky’s Engineering Day on Saturday, February 23.

A piece in GEAR UP’s mission involves serving low-income students with opportunities to promote a postsecondary pathway, as well… Continue Reading GEAR UP Brings RCMS Students to UK’s ‘E-Day’

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RCMS Students Help UK Children’s Hospital

UK Fundraiser

RCMS held a half-court shot competition on Friday.  Students paid $1 for the chance to win $10 if they hit the shot.  $400 was raised for the UK Children’s Hospital in memory of RCMS student Brennan Kirby.   We L-O-V-E Brennan very much and miss his smiling face.  Thank you to everyone who donated!  We would… Continue Reading RCMS Students Help UK Children’s Hospital

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Rogers Explorers Applications Now Available

Rogers Explorers applications are now available to 8th graders.  The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science, and community service. Activities throughout the program are both educational and fun.  Classroom projects are very hands-on.  Explorers are able to actively participate in practical college courses, fine-tune leadership… Continue Reading Rogers Explorers Applications Now Available

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