The Kentucky Equine Youth Festival contributing sponsors proudly present an opportunity for elementary, middle and high school students throughout Kentucky to demonstrate their creative writing talent.
2013 Essay Contest Theme: What Horses Mean to Kentucky
Awards sponsored by the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP)
1st Place $50 Amazon gift card .
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Rockcastle County Board of Education will have their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Rockcastle Teaching & Learning Center.
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Saturday November 17th 2012, the RCHS JROTC Raider team competed at the Raider Rally in the Valley at Cold Lake State Park in Jacksboro, Tennessee. This event was hosted by Campbell County High School. The team took two teams (A and B team) and both teams did exceptional. There were twenty three teams competing in… Continue Reading Raider Rally in the Valley
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Congratulations to Kelsey Carlton, Aliah Bray and Jacob Lopez from Mrs. Breanna Adams’ 4th grade classroom at Brodhead Elementary. Their posters were chosen as the winners of the 2012 Jim Claypool Conservation Art Contest. They will represent BES at the county level. Awards will be presented at a banquet next spring.
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On November 16th, three Welding Technology students from the Rockcastle Area Technology Center traveled with instructor Sherman Cook to Harrodsburg to compete in the Central Kentucky Welding Classic. Senior students Eric McCracken and Tommy Keating along with junior student Koty Benge competed against 16 other schools from across the state. They competed in various welding… Continue Reading Central Kentucky Welding Classic
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On Friday, Nov. 2nd, 12 Mt. Vernon Elementary students once again had the privilege of singing in the Central Ky. Music Educators Association Choral Festival! This was the 22nd year that MVES has attended the festival, along with their music teacher, Mrs. Jamie Cornelius. Students rehearsed and sang 7 pieces, ranging from folk to traditional… Continue Reading MVES Students Perform at CKMEA Choral Festival
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On Friday, November 16th the Rockcastle County Middle School Y-Club held the first Hat Day of the year, where the students could pay $1 to wear their favorite hats for the day. All proceeds from this event will be used for a service project to purchase items for Rockcastle County children who need a little extra love… Continue Reading RCMS Hat Day
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Rockcastle County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Rockcastle Teaching & Learning Center.
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Kentucky students are being taught mathematics and English/language arts under new, more challenging standards that are designed to improve their preparation for college and career. Progress is measured by state tests, administered for the first time in 2012, that reflect the performance of both students and schools in meeting the requirements of the higher standards.
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