Smiles All Around

How do you like them apples? Two weeks ago, Mrs. Fairchild’s and Mr. Woodall’s fourth grade classes learned how to make a tasty treat called Apple Lips. That day we were learning about the text features of technical writing and how to read and follow directions. We also reviewed the five food groups.  There’s fruits,… Continue Reading Smiles All Around

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RES Third Graders are Really on the Ball!

Mrs. Peavie’s class is really on the ball—literally. They actually sit on stability balls during class!

Zeke Ross and Hannah Neeley fifth grade reporters from Roundstone Elementary interviewed Mrs. Peavie’s class to find out more about benefits of using stability balls in classrooms.

Questions for the class.

Q: Who gets to sit on… Continue Reading RES Third Graders are Really on the Ball!

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Kenna’s Kitchen Food Drive

Mt. Vernon Elementary School’s food drive for Kenna’s Kitchen was a huge success!  Special thanks to everyone who donated.

  • Corn – 232 cans
  • Green Beans – 376 cans
  • Peas – 361 cans
  • Instant Potatoes – 212 boxes
  • Stuffing – 206 boxes
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    New RCS Preschool Website

    Rockcastle County Schools is pleased to unveil a new website dedicated entirely to preschool.  The site offers parent resources, classroom news, photo galleries, preschool forms and more from all of our preschool centers in the district.  To access the site, you can visit www.rockcastle.kyschools.us/preschool or click “Schools” on the main menu bar of the… Continue Reading New RCS Preschool Website

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    UNITE Poster Contest Winners

    Fourth and Fifth grade students at the elementary schools in our district recently participated in a UNITE poster contest. Posters were to have a drug prevention message.   Winners at the school level received a nice certificate and a t-shirt.  Winners at the District level won Wendy’s gift certificates.  All winners were recognized at the UNITE… Continue Reading UNITE Poster Contest Winners

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    Diversion Being Constructed to Circumvent Closed Dix River Bridge

    Will eliminate lengthy detour for many

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2013) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is constructing a temporary crossing on the Dix River to divert traffic that would otherwise be blocked because of an emergency bridge closure on KY 1505 in Rockcastle County.

    The temporary crossing – KYTC engineers call it a… Continue Reading Diversion Being Constructed to Circumvent Closed Dix River Bridge

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    Girls Exploring Math and Science Conference

    Eight RCMS girls were selected to attend the Girls Exploring Math and Science conference in Somerset on November 8th.  The girls had opportunities to find out more about the variety of careers available to them in the math and science field.  Pictured at the conference are Makayla Blair, Breyona Napier, Clare Beichler, Joy Frith, Maggie… Continue Reading Girls Exploring Math and Science Conference

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    MVES Students Empowered with 21st Century Technology

    Mt. Vernon Elementary received two classroom sets of laptops and one classroom set of iPads this fall.  Here are just a few ways the new technology is being implemented at the school:

    Sydney Woods reading an e-book on one of the school’s new iPads.

    Mr.… Continue Reading MVES Students Empowered with 21st Century Technology

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    RCMS Holds Annual Veterans Day Celebration

    The annual Veterans Day celebration at RCMS was once again a huge blessing to all!  Over 100 local veterans brought their friends and families to the program.

    We began the day with a luncheon and time to visit with each other.  Many RCMS students joined their grandparents, parents, uncles and other family members during this… Continue Reading RCMS Holds Annual Veterans Day Celebration

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    RCMS UNITE Club Named Outstanding Middle School Club

    For the 5th year in a row, the RCMS Unite Club has been named as the Outstanding Middle School club for Operation Unite’s Region 1.  The award was presented by Coalition Coordinator Carlos Cameron to Unite Club Captain Jackson Cromer, Historian Logan Miller and Treasurer Kylee Fain.

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