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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MOUNT VERNON, Ky. – Hunger still walks among us and Christian Appalachian Project’s Grateful Bread Food Pantry partnered with the community in its 9th Annual Hunger Walk. The event is held each… Continue Reading 9th Annual Hunger Walk Raises Awareness
Students that do not have access to the internet at home and need assistance with downloading their NTI assignments can stop by the Rockcastle Academy (beside the middle school) Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (Sept 9-11)… Continue Reading Assistance with Downloading NTI Assignments
Nov 21 2013
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Nov 19 2013
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.
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Nov 18 2013
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Nov 18 2013
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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Nov 15 2013
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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Nov 15 2013
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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Nov 14 2013
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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Nov 14 2013
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.
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Nov 14 2013
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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Nov 13 2013
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