BES Students Study Owls

Owl Pellets

Before Christmas break, Mrs. Starla’s 3rd grade class at BES participated in an interdisciplinary unit of study focused on owls. During these lessons, students read informational text, identified the main idea, targeted supporting details, used sequencing strategies when comprehending, and discovered how text features are used to help the reader visualize important information from the… Continue Reading BES Students Study Owls

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RCHS Brass Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer to Local Facilities

brass choir

Members of the RCHS Brass Choir spent their first official day of Christmas break sharing Christmas music with residents of the Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Center, the Wayne Stewart Healthcare Center, Rockcastle Senior Citizens & Adult Day Health Center, as well as long term care residents of the Rockcastle County Hospital.  The group was the… Continue Reading RCHS Brass Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer to Local Facilities

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December 21, 2021 Special Board Meeting


Rockcastle County Board of Education will have a special called meeting on Tuesday December 21, 2021 at 12:00 PM.  The meeting agenda is linked below. This meeting will stream live via our district YouTube channel.

December 21, 2021 Special Board Meeting Agenda

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MVES Kindergarten Food Drive

Hunt Kindergarten

Mrs. Angie Hunt’s kindergarten class at MVES participated in a food drive to collect food for the backpack program. They felt it was important to give back to  others.    The backpack program provides food for children over the weekend. Mrs. Angie’s class would like to encourage you to consider donating food to the Backpack program.  If you have… Continue Reading MVES Kindergarten Food Drive

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Dinner With a Doctor Event

Dinner with a Doctor

Dinner with a Doctor had a total of 28 guests that included children, parents, grandparents, and some community members focusing on increasing mental health awareness. Presenter Dr. Ladd, Rockcastle Behavioral Health Services Psychiatrist and Dr. Shaffer, Rockcastle Pediatrics and Adolescents, worked together to discuss the following: -Common mental health diagnoses in children and teens -Physical,… Continue Reading Dinner With a Doctor Event

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School Safety Update 12-17-2021


As you may have seen on national news reports, educators and law enforcement officials across the country have issued warnings about a possible social media challenge encouraging individuals to post threats against schools as a prank on Friday, December 17th. Although we are unaware of any such postings involving Rockcastle County Schools, we are monitoring… Continue Reading School Safety Update 12-17-2021

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1st Grader Helps “Stuff the Bus” for Tornado Relief

Piper Durham

MyRock Online 1st grader Piper Durham brought items to “Stuff the Bus” for western Kentucky tornado relief.  Piper enjoys helping other people and has a giving heart!

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MVES Students Create Night Trees

night trees

Mr. Blake McKinney’s class at Mt. Vernon Elementary School recently read Night Tree and created their own night trees afterwards.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Locations for Students

student vaccine

Children ages 5-18 can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the following locations, by appointment.

Health Department 606-256-1841

White House Clinic 606-256-2143

RockPeds (Tues/Fri) 606-256-4148


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RCS Technology Department – Chromebook Care

Rockcastle County Schools Technology Department would like to remind both parents and students that students are responsible for the care of the Chromebook issued by the school. Please read the information below for tips on taking care of your Chromebook.

  • Chromebook Care (PDF)

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