Making History: RCMS Wins First-Ever Region Academic Championship

On Saturday, February 1st, the Rockcastle County Middle School Academic Team won the Region 16 Governor’s Cup Tournament. Their win marks the first time in the school’s history that it has been named the Region Champion. In doing so, the team has won the right to compete in the State Finals in Louisville in March.

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Full-Day Kindergarten Facts

Full-day kindergarten helps students build the strong base of learning they will need to succeed throughout school and life.  For a better understanding of the importance all full-day kindergarten, click the link below to view the National Education Association’s Kindergarten Fact Sheet.

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CTE Newsletter – Winter Edition

The Winter Edition of the Career & Technical Education Newsletter contains several articles about partnerships among secondary CTE programs, the Kentucky Community & Technical College System, local government agencies, and Kentucky businesses.  Also included is an article about the Central Kentucky Welding Classic, which highlights students from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.  Click here to view… Continue Reading CTE Newsletter – Winter Edition

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Kiwanis Presents Check to RCHS Key Club

During the February 6th meeting of Rockcastle Kiwanis, club members Rose Brown, Tarina Helton and Tamara Cox presented a $200 check to RCHS Key Club Adviser Kayla Bryant and Key Club President Kellan Coffey for their club’s assistance at the annual Farmers/Business Banquet held Monday, February 3, 2014.  The Key Club did an outstanding job… Continue Reading Kiwanis Presents Check to RCHS Key Club

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February Board of Education Meeting

The Rockcastle County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Rockcastle Teaching & Learning Center at 5:00 PM.  The meeting agenda is posted below.

02-11-2014 Special Board Meeting Agenda

 

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Rockcastle County School District Provides Online IXL Math Practice Program for Grades 1-5

IXL is a comprehensive, standards-aligned math practice program offering unlimited problems in thousands of skills. One of the best things about IXL is that students can access it from school and from home!

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Rockcastle County School District Promotes FREE ACT Prep Classes

Rockcastle County School District Promotes FREE ACT Prep Classes

January 29 – February 4

Method Test Prep wants to help as many students and parents get off on the right foot with their ACT test preparation.  Students and parents can learn more about our free ACT prep webinars by clicking below

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RATC Welding Students Represent Kentucky Career & Technical Education in Louisville

Rockcastle Area Technology Center students Koty Benge, Bryan King and Kayla Lovell were selected to represent all Kentucky and Indiana career and technical education welding programs. Twelve programs from across the two states came together to showcase projects, certifications, credentials, skills and leadership in the SkillsUSA program. They presented in front of The Louisville Mayor,… Continue Reading RATC Welding Students Represent Kentucky Career & Technical Education in Louisville

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Rockcastle Academic Team – District Champions

The Rockcastle County Middle School Academic Team took home the District Championship trophy on Saturday, January 18th at Garrard County Middle School. The team, led by Quick Recall Captain, Joy Frith and Future Problem Solving Captain, Tessa Pickle, won awards in every category including first place in Quick Recall, Social Studies, Arts and Humanities and… Continue Reading Rockcastle Academic Team – District Champions

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Board of Education Supports All-Day Kindergarten

Efforts to implement all-day kindergarten continue to move forward with unanimous support from the Rockcastle County Board of Education at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Educational research indicates that all-day kindergarten programs bring significant academic gains for all children, but particularly the “at risk” population.   “I am very excited about providing full day kindergarten in Rockcastle County.… Continue Reading Board of Education Supports All-Day Kindergarten

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