Officer Tom Atkin Sworn In as School Resource Officer

SRO

Rockcastle County Schools is pleased to announce that Officer Tom Atkin will be working in our district as a School Resource Officer (SRO).  Officer Atkin will be the first SRO in the history of our school district.  Officer Atkin comes to Rockcastle County Schools in a joint effort with the Mt. Vernon Police Department in… Continue Reading Officer Tom Atkin Sworn In as School Resource Officer

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Bus Drills – Thursday, September 30th

On Thursday, September 30th, Rockcastle County Middle School and Rockcastle County High School will dismiss at 2:50 p.m. in order to complete school bus emergency evacuation drills at each of the elementary schools.  Parent pick-ups at each elementary school will begin approximately 10 minutes earlier than normal. Please adjust your schedule to meet this early dismissal. … Continue Reading Bus Drills – Thursday, September 30th

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Rockcastle County Schools Partner with Grateful Bread Food Pantry for 10th Annual Hunger Walk

Hunger Walk 2021

MT. VERNON, KY. – (Sept. 23, 2021) Christian Appalachian Project’s (CAP) Grateful Bread Food Pantry celebrated 10 years of partnering with Rockcastle County Schools to spotlight food insecurity. The annual Hunger Walk is held each September for Hunger Awareness Month. Students collected 5,164 pounds of food with an additional 305 pounds donated by First Baptist… Continue Reading Rockcastle County Schools Partner with Grateful Bread Food Pantry for 10th Annual Hunger Walk

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50th Homecoming at the Rock is October 15th

homecoming shirt 2021

The RCHS Student Council is excited to announce that we will be awarding a $500 scholarship to the Homecoming King and Queen again in 2021!  To fund these scholarships, we are selling these awesome HoCO 2021 T-shirts!!!  These are navy shirts with GOLD lettering to honor the Golden Homecoming in 2021.

All shirts are Pre-Sale… Continue Reading 50th Homecoming at the Rock is October 15th

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2021 RCMS See You at the Pole

See You at the Pole 2021

On September 22, 2021, RCMS participated in See You at the Pole. This is a day where students come together and lead our school in praying for our local community and nation. We are proud of RCMS students for showing their commitment in leading our school with compassion!

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Local Officials Sign Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week

National GEAR UP Week

On Monday September 20, 2021, local officials gathered to sign a Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week. GEAR UP provides academic and college/career services to Rockcastle County High School students.

Pictured above is Howell Holbrook (County Judge Executive), Mike Bryant (Mount Vernon Mayor), Carrie Ballinger (Superintendent), Josh Bray (State Representative), Holly Bryant (College… Continue Reading Local Officials Sign Proclamation for National GEAR UP Week

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MVES Students Collect Food Items for CAP Hunger Walk

MVES Food Donations 2021 Hunger Walk

MVES students, with the help of the Student Council pictured below, collected over 2,000 items of food last week during the 10th Annual CAP Hunger Walk. All donations will be given to the Grateful Bread Food Pantry. Mr. Blake McKinney’s second grade class won a pizza party for bringing in the most donations from one… Continue Reading MVES Students Collect Food Items for CAP Hunger Walk

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BES Picture Day Cancelled

Brodhead Elementary School pictured day that was scheduled for Tuesday, September 21st has been cancelled. This will be rescheduled at a later date.

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September 20, 2021 Special Board Meeting

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Rockcastle County Board of Education will have a special called meeting on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM.  The meeting agenda is linked below.

09 20 2021 Special Board Meeting Agenda

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Test-to-Stay Program

Beginning Wednesday, September 15th Rockcastle County Schools will implement a Test-to-Stay program that will allow both staff and students who are identified as a close contact during COVID-19 contact tracing to continue to stay in school and participate in school activities. As part of the Test-to-Stay program, students and staff who are identified as close… Continue Reading Test-to-Stay Program

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