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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UK Football fans weren’t the only ones excited about supporting the UK Wildcats recently in the 2019 Citrus Bowl on New Years Day. Marching Rockets graduates turned Marching Wildcats members Aaron Pevley and Ryan Martin experienced the performance of a lifetime as they performed in the Citrus Bowl Parade and the Citrus Bowl Game. The… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Alumni Perform in 2019 Citrus Bowl
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On Saturday, November 17, 2018, the Rockcastle County Youth Football League was chosen to scrimmage during halftime on UK’s Kroger Field. Team members include several students from each of our county’s elementary schools. Congratulations!
Video courtesy of Jameson Rogers.
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Greg Daugherty, band director at RCHS and RCMS, was recently awarded the University of Kentucky’s “Teachers that Make a Difference,” award. The UK Award recognizes teachers from across the state for their hard work in the classroom that impact students’ lives on a daily basis. Pictured with Mr. Daugherty is UK pre-med student, Aaron Pevley,… Continue Reading Daugherty Receives “Teachers that Make a Difference” Award
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The RCHS Academic Team competed in the 2017 University of Kentucky Fall Championship on Saturday. The A team ended the day with a record of 7-3, making them currently ranked tenth in the state. They defeated several teams throughout the day, including Pulaski County, Woodford County, Fleming County, Charleston Catholic, and Adair County. The three… Continue Reading RCHS Academic Team Competes in UK Fall Championship
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Rockcastle County High School sophomore Honors English students enjoyed a college tour at the University of Kentucky on Thursday, March 17, 2016. The students toured the main hub of campus, checked out a dorm room, and learned about academic requirements and majors that UK has to offer. Students visited Joseph Beth Bookstore as well. It… Continue Reading RCHS Students Tour University of Kentucky
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Students from Rockcastle County High School visited the University of Kentucky on Wednesday March 29th. The students toured campus, explored different majors, and learned general information regarding college life. College and Career readiness is very important to Rockcastle County Schools and the GEAR UP Program!
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University of Kentucky basketball player Jarrod Polson visited RCMS on Friday. Upon the request of some students, he was kind enough to donate an autographed basketball for the Relay for Life auction. Pictured with Jarrod are 8th graders Sarah Roberts and McKenzie Payne.
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