RCHS College Information Night

On September 24, 2013 Rockcastle County High School will host a College Information Night at 6:30 PM in the RCHS Auditorium.  A representative from KHEAA will explain financial aid opportunities and answer questions about planning for college.  All parents and students are encouraged to attend.

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MVES FRC After-school Enrichment

The MVES Family Resource Center After-school Enrichment Program for 4th and 5th graders are scheduled for classes on Monday’s August 19th – September 30th from 3:10-4:25. This year’s classes include Dance, Exercise, Cooking, Karate, Art, Newspaper and Spanish. The enrichment program is designed to provide an opportunity for parents to come into the school and share… Continue Reading MVES FRC After-school Enrichment

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News from Mt. Vernon Elementary

Welcome back to school.  This is the beginning of an exciting year for MVES.  There have been a few changes in our school for this year.  The biggest change, is that we have a new principal.  Mr. J.D. Bussell comes to us from RCHS.  We are looking forward to an exciting and fun-filled year of… Continue Reading News from Mt. Vernon Elementary

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Free Karate Classes

Beginning August 19th-September 30. ALL Rockcastle County School employees, students and all Rockcastle Regional employees may participate in FREE karate classes at MVES on Mondays from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. or Rockcastle Regional Wellness Center on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. for children ages 6-14 and 7-8 p.m. for ages 15-Adults. Free offer for new students… Continue Reading Free Karate Classes

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Jeff Hayes Selected as 2013 KY Winner of the Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Jeff Hayes, agricultural educator at Rockcastle County High School in Mount Vernon, Ky. has been selected as the 2013 Kentucky winner of the Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher award given by the National Association of Agricultural Educators.

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RCMS Students Graduate from 2013 Rogers Explorers Youth Leadership Program

­­­­­­­­­Rockcastle County Middle School students Thomas Burdette, Andrew Ponder, Mikaela Sadler, and Mahala Saylor developed their math, science, and technology skills this summer at The Center for Rural Development’s 2013 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

The students were among 120 rising high school freshmen from 38 Southern and Eastern Kentucky counties to attend and graduate… Continue Reading RCMS Students Graduate from 2013 Rogers Explorers Youth Leadership Program

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RCHS Students Attend Kentucky Teen Institute

Our KTI Experience

By: Shelby Ponder, Chelsea Fleming

This past June, Rockcastle County High School’s Student YMCA Club was fortunate enough to send three students, Chelsea Fleming, Shelby Ponder, and Rachel Blair, to a program called Kentucky Teen Institute. This conference, focused on health issues affecting… Continue Reading RCHS Students Attend Kentucky Teen Institute

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2013 Poster Contest Recognizes Public Service

All Kentucky students are invited to participate!

In honor of Kentucky’s public servants, students are invited to participate in the 2013 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest. The theme of the week, “Making a difference, every day in every way,” should be expressed through the artwork.

Entries will be judged in three categories.

I. Ages 6-9

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August Board of Education Meeting

The Rockcastle County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at Rockcastle Teaching & Learning Center at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting agenda is posted below.

08-13-2013 Regular Board Meeting Agenda

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2013-14 Next-Generation Student Council

All students welcome to apply for the 2013-14 Next-Generation Student Council

The commissioner’s Next-Generation Student Council is now accepting applications. This group meets with the commissioner and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff, both in person and virtually, to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students throughout Kentucky and provide feedback… Continue Reading 2013-14 Next-Generation Student Council

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