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
Mar 05 2019
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Mar 05 2019
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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Feb 26 2019
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.
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Jan 25 2019
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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Jan 15 2019
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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Jan 14 2019
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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Jan 14 2019
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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Dec 20 2018
Everyone worked really hard planning and executing their houses. The students have been learning piping techniques, imaginative decorating, and time management during this project. They got to choose from 10 different house patterns and were allowed to construct and decorate their displays however they chose!
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Dec 20 2018
At RCMS, we held our annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest. The students were extremely creative. The Student Council selected 12 finalists from the student body. The finalists were: Brooklyn Smith, Allison McCoy, Alivia Kirby, Serenity McGuire, Lydia Amburgey, Joseph Pickle, Dillion Pickle, Gracie Peavie, Marcos Benge, Ethan Hart, Emma Phillips and Emery Hazelwood.
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Dec 20 2018
Thank you to all of our students who donated canned food for the Grateful Bread Food Pantry. The Challengers brought in the most items, but other teams did great as well. The Bravo students used the cans to build some awesome and innovative creations. Some staff members judged the Shooting Stars Christmas village as the most… Continue Reading Students Donate Food for Grateful Bread Food Pantry
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