Daugherty Receives “Teachers that Make a Difference” Award

Greg Daugherty, band director at RCHS and RCMS, was recently awarded the University of Kentucky’s “Teachers that Make a Difference,” award. The UK Award recognizes teachers from across the state for their hard work in the classroom that impact students’ lives on a daily basis.  Pictured with Mr. Daugherty is UK pre-med student, Aaron Pevley,… Continue Reading Daugherty Receives “Teachers that Make a Difference” Award

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2018 Preschool Enrollment Bash

2018 Preschool Bash

On Thursday, May 3rd, Rockcastle County Schools held their annual Preschool Kick-off Bash at Mt. Vernon Elementary School.  All Rockcastle County incoming preschoolers and their families were able to pick up enrollment forms, tour school buses and make appointments for health screenings.  Italian ice, inflatables and face painting were also a part of the fun-filled… Continue Reading 2018 Preschool Enrollment Bash

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MVES Students Perform Shakespeare Shorties-The Tempest


Mt. Vernon Elementary Gifted and Talented students completed  their final project of the semester with a performance of  Shakespeare Shorties–The Tempest on Friday May 11, 2018 for their parents and peers.

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RCMS Students Perform “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.”

2018 Beauty and the Beast

RCMS Musical students performed Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” at each of the elementary schools and for their middle school classmates on May 14th and 15th, finishing with a public performance on Tuesday evening. The cast and crew did a fantastic job of bringing this classic story to life under the direction of Ms. Carri Hunt and… Continue Reading RCMS Students Perform “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.”

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Rockcastle Adult Education Hosting Job Fair

Rockcastle Adult Education Center will host a job fair on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.  The center is located at 945 West Main Street in Mt. Vernon. For further information call 606.256.0218.

Printable Job Fair Flyer

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Mt. Vernon Message 5/15/2018

This year has come to a close and our students have learned so much!  Thank you to all parents, grandparents, guardians and others who have been a source of support for your children and their education.  We value your support and your children.

Friday, May 18 students will visit their classroom for next school year.

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RCHS Archery Competes at NASP Eastern Nationals Tournament


Members of the RCHS Archery Team competed at the NASP Eastern Nationals Tournament in Louisville on May 10th.  The team achieved their second highest score of the season.  Senior Rebekah Lake had the highest score for the Rockets with a 275 followed by Freshman Kyle Coffey with 274 and Sam Brickley with 271.  Contributing to the… Continue Reading RCHS Archery Competes at NASP Eastern Nationals Tournament

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RCMS Presents “Beauty and the Beast Jr.”

You’re invited to the RCMS performance of “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm in the RCHS Auditorium.  The show is free, but donations appreciated.

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2018 Little Rockets Basketball Camp

Little Rockets

Rockcastle County boys and girls basketball camp will be held at Brodhead Elementary School on May 29, 30, and 31st.

♦ Click here for brochure and application ♦ 

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RCMS Students Dissect & Study Invasive Fish Species

RCMS Science Project

Students in Mr. Bottoms’ science classes dissected sea lamprey and yellow perch as a part of their life science unit. The students compared the external and internal structures of the creatures. The students have been studying how sea lamprey are causing problems in the Great Lakes as an invasive species.

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