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RCHS is a rural high school with an established trend of academic progress. Serving students in grades 9 through 12, it is our vision to produce life-long learners for a mobile society and our mission to equip all students with sufficient skills to become contributing members of society. RCHS offers a wide variety of educational opportunities. RCHS and the Rockcastle Area Technology Center align curriculum to create seamless pathways to post-secondary careers.

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July 30th:  Seniors may pick up schedules, purchase parking passes/lockers July 31st:  Juniors may pick up schedules, purchase parking passes/lockers August 3rd:  Sophomores may pick up schedules, purchase parking passes/lockers August 4th and 5th:  New student enrollment August 11th:  Freshmen Orientation from 8:00 – 1:00.  If transportation is needed, parents should contact the high school (256-4816) before July 31st.

Mesh/Clear Backpacks Not Required

Rockcastle County students are no longer restricted to mesh/clear backpacks.  This applies to elementary, middle and high school students. Note:  Rolling backpacks are not allowed.

Junior Cadet Leadership Camp

On May 23rd, 12 cadets from the mighty Rocket Battalion of Rockcastle County High School traveled to the Junior Cadet Leadership Camp at the Bluegrass Army Depot for training in leadership, discipline, teamwork, and the experience of what enlistment in the US Army would entail. Some of these Junior Cadets were given the opportunity to lead a unit as a way to develop their
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