Mission Statement

The mission of Robertson County Schools is to provide a safe, education-focused environment that fosters the development of all students to be college and/or career ready by graduation.

SCHOOL NEWS

Head Start & Preschool Registration

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Vocabulary Parade

Parents and Guardians – We NEED You!  

You know how much parental involvement can positively influence student achievement!  The Pre-K – Second Grade Vocabulary Parade on March 2nd is fast approaching.  The Parade is held during Read Across America Week and is designed to encourage our young readers.  We would love to see everyone come out and support our readers.  If you need help with coming up with ideas for costumes for your student’s vocabulary word, please see the link below.  Readers are Leaders!

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/alycia-zimmerman/vocabulary-parade-better-reason-dress/

RCS Dinner Band Concert

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There is some exciting news for the concert band in the month of March. The band will have our first Dinner Concert. This concert will be on March 24 starting at 6:00 to serve dinner and then the concert will start at 6:30. The band is using this great opportunity to show our talents and also raise money. This event will be our Spring fundraiser for the band program. There will be a ticket price at the door. The ticket price is eight dollars for adults, three dollars for children five to three, and kids three and under eat free. We would like to have a solid number of who plans to attend the Dinner Concert to ensure that we have food for everyone. Please try to RSVP by March 13. This RSVP does not have to be set in stone we are still going to sell admission at the door. If you would like to pre-order your ticket to the dinner concert please contact Mrs. Carpenter. You can RSVP through your students, my email erica.carpenter2@robertson.kyschools.us, or call the school at 606-724-5421. This is a great opportunity to support the arts in our school. I hope to see you there!

Mr. Holbrook Part of Discussion on New Proposed K-12 Accountability System

 

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Mr. Holbrook discussing new proposed accountability system for K-12 education with the Kentucky State Board of Education.  Click on link below to read the article in "Kentucky Teacher."

https://www.kentuckyteacher.org/news/2017/02/kentucky-board-of-education-discusses-new-accountability-system/

Animal Science Learns How to Cure Country Hams

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The Robertson County Animal Science class learned how to cure country hams "the old fashioned way." Robertson County residents Tom and Carol Mitchell were on hand to provide step-by-step instruction, along with family history, of the ham curing process.  The lesson for the day was hands on as the students completed step one with six hams with Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell leading the class.  The project will be continued over the next couple of months.  Click on "Read More" to see more pictures.

Carlee Courts Completes Sight Words

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Kindergarten started a sight word list at the end of November 2016.  There are 22 lists, with a total of 10 words on each list, plus six sentences that need to be done before the student can get the next list.  They are to bring them back and read the words and sentences fluently before they are allowed to get the next list.  Carlee Courts is the first kindergarten student this year to complete all 22 sight word lists.  She started with her first list on December 1, 2016 and finished the last list on February 17, 2017.  She got to announce over the intercom to the whole school what she had accomplished and as she was headed back to her classroom, she was greeted with cheers from middle school, high school and elementary students lined up in the hallways clapping and cheering for her.  We here at RCS are very proud of her accomplishment.  She will now start reading books and doing a worksheet that goes with each book.  Congratulations, Carlee!

Week 5 Attendance Champs

 

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The winner of week 5 is.... the fiesty fantastic fifth grade of Mrs. Tiffany "tough it out" Turner.  They say "No" to Novice and "Alright Mrs. Tiffany" to Attendance as they come in everyday to make sure they're number 1 all the way around.  There are only 4 days of school this week to knock them off their peak.  Check in Monday to see if they retain the crown, or another class has taken them to high attendance town.  Click on "Read More" to see past winners.

RCS Drama Classes Perform

AHEC Provides Dissection Experience for RCS Students

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Senior Breanna Hesler

The Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) visited students interested in the health care field on Monday, January 23.  Students participated in dissecting a pig because pigs' organs most closely resemble those of the human body.  AHEC holds a Health opportunities workshop in March and students interested in health care, from RCS are planning to attend.  Click on "Read More" to see more pictures.

Parent Survey

One more chance to help us tell our story at Robertson County School. Parents/guardians - please take a few moments to complete this survey to help us with our upcoming Teaching and Learning Review. We value your input and appreciate your time.  Click on the link below to take the survey.

Thank you in advance!

http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/5177916

Student Voice Survey

Next week, all students in grades 3-12 will have the opportunity to complete the Student Voice Survey.  
 
Student Voice is an opportunity for teachers to recieve feedback from students related to their learning experiences. 
 
The survey asks questions of students that assess seven constructs of student engagement targets: support, transparency, understanding, discipline, engagement, nurture, and trust.  
 
As a required component of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES), theannual student voice survey provides formative evidences for teacher reflection in order to improve classroom culture and instructional practices.

 
If you would rather your child NOT partipate in this survey, please complete the attached letter and return it back to Mr. Massey no later than this Friday, February 3rd.  Thank you in advance!  

 

Attendance Rewards Thank You

Robertson County School says "Thank You" to the following people for contributing to the bicycle attendance drive:

Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge #291
KPI Therapy
Marvin Stewart- Deming Class of 1974
Jimmy Staggs- Deming Class of 1958 & Karen Staggs
Steve Collins- Deming Class of 1968
Woodmen Life
Marsha Jones- Deming Class of 1998
Jeff Jones- Deming Class of 1995
Junior Tilton- Deming Class of 1981
Teresa Tilton- Deming Class of 1981
Robertson County Women’s Club
Wendell Haag- RCS Board Member & Jennie Lee Haag
Doug & Brigette Fongeallaz
Sammy Sato- Deming Class of 1964
Suzanne Wrigglesworth- Deming Class of 1958
Peggy Hedges- Deming Class of 1964
Robertson County Farm Bureau Board
John DeLong- Robertson County Farm Bureau Agent
Julia Rawlings- KDE State Assistance Manager
Deming Alumni of RCS Staff
Stanley Henderson- Mt. Olivet Mayor & Deming Class of 1983
Jeff & Treva Woods in memory of Bradley & Debbie Gifford- Deming Class of 1965 & 1969
Piqua Christian Church 
Oney (Bud) & Janice Gifford - Deming Class of 1968, Retired Deming and RCS Staff member 
Warren Massey- Deming Class of 1956
Dotson Livestock- Deming Class of 1994
Terry & Patty Norris- Magistrate Precinct #1 and Deming Class of 1963
Citizen’s Deposit Bank

If you would like to contribute to an awesome cause, please contact Superintendent Sanford Holbrook at 606-724-5431.

2nd 9 Weeks Honor Roll

Robertson County School has released the Honor Roll for the second nine weeks.  In order for students to be named to the honor roll they have to have a minimum of a "B" in all of their classess.  If a student has all "A"s they will have an * next to their name.  Click on "Read More" to see the names.

RCS Featured in "Kentucky Teacher"

Robertson County School was featured in the January issue of "Kentucky Teacher" magazine.  The magazine is a production of the Kentucky Department of Education.  The article, "Back from the Brink," documents the positive progress the school has made in the last two years by improving test scores, enrollment, and school culture and environment.  To read the full article written by Brenna Kelly, click on the link below.

http://www.kentuckyteacher.org/features/2017/01/back-from-the-brink/  

Perfect Attendance

Robertson County School Second Nine Weeks Perfect Attendance


Kindergarten-Emerson Brown, Carlee Courts, Evan Ellis, Allie Myers; First Grade- Weston Blackburn, Addison Cowan, Colby Emmons, Rylee Shrout, Carly Smith; Second Grade- Oliver Brown, Holly Burns, Hayden Humphries, Peyton Jolly, Adyson Linville, Evelyn Stamper, Nathaniel Thayer, Tyler Tilton; Third Grade- Samuel Courtney, William Courtney, Elijah Cowan, Alana Cracraft, Wyatt Curtis, Irene Dischar, Brookelyn Earlywine, Tanner Gifford, Emily Giles, Andrew Gooden, Andrew Gray, Henry Haag, Mackenzie Massey, Ashton Myers, Reece Sorrell; Fourth Grade- Sindole Gifford, Nathanial Gray, Lyndsey Kern, Hadleigh Linville, Carree Morgan, Chloe Northcutt, Kaine Roberts, Skylar Turner, Rachel Unthank; Fifth Grade- Devin Craig, Grant Dischar, Krysta Hamm, Brodie Knarr, Austin Stamper, Haley Stewart; Sixth Grade- Tristan Allen, Donald Brierly, Ethan Coy, Allison Hendricks, Kimberly Wood; Seventh Grade- Natalie Massey, Adrian Nava, Sydney Roberts; Eighth Grade- Daniel Allen, Austin Bowman, Charlie Cochlin, Torrance Fryman, Tyler Fryman, Samuel Hughes, Jose Lopez, Ian Marsh, Michael Webster; Ninth Grade- Ethan Allen,  Joseph Baker, Joseph Burns, Wyatt Cooper, Neil Coy, Alaina Craig, Miguel Delgado-Torres, Trevor Hamm, Garrett McCloud, Alexander Schalch, Andrew Unthank; Tenth Grade- Quinton Buenrostro, Breanna Green, Cody Hughes, Erick Nava; Eleventh Grade- Cari Linville, Keeley Massey- Twelfth Grade- Haley Burns, Alanis Cantrell, Jose Delgado-Torres, Breanna Hesler, David Kennedy, Dakota Moore

 

Fryman Joins 1,000 Point Club

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Madison Fryman with Coach Patrick Kelsch & her parents, Kristen and Terry Fryman

RCS Senior guard Madison Fryman scored her 1,000th point in a game against Louisville Western at the Villa Madonna Christmas Tournament on December 28th.  She needed 11 points going into the contest.  She grabbed the honor with a 3 pointer from the corner in the 4th quarter.  Fryman finished the game with 14 points.  Congratulations Madison!!!

RCS Black Devils Win Christmas Tournament

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Front Row: Alex Schalch, Mason Burden, Dakota Moore, Myles Murphy, Eli Dotson, Bryce Doyle

Back Row: Coach Patrick Kelsch, Austin Dugan, Josh Ross, Wyatt Cooper, Ross Becker, Mathew Grigson, Nathaniel Goodman, Justin Becker, Braydon Dugan, Coach Aaron Massey

The Robertson County School Black Devils won the Itty Bitty Trees and Trends Classic in overtime over Fulton County 66-62 on Saturday, December 18th.  It was their second game of the day.  They defeated Dawson Springs 46-44 earlier to reach the championship game.  On Friday the Black Devils beat Fulton City 60-46 in the opening round.  The tournament was hosted by Christian Fellowship School in Benton, KY.  All-Tournment team members from RCS were Alex Schalch, Austin Dugan, and Mason Burden.  Congratulations Black Devils!!!

Click on "Read More" for more pictures.

 

RCS Band Concert

The Robertson County School Band held its winter concert on December 6th.  Click on the video below to watch and listen.

RCS Recognized in "KSBA Advocate"

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Robertson County School was recognized in the the December issue of the Kentucky School Board Association magazine, "The Advocate."  RCS 4th grader, Rachel Unthank, is pictured on the cover.  The article details the turn around the school has made in test scores and is written by Madelynn Coldiron.  Click on the link below to read the article.

http://www.ksba.org/Closingthegap1.aspx

RCS Teacher Named Top 24 in Kentucky

Mr. Holbrook and Mrs. Cowan at awards ceremony.

Robertson County School middle math and science teacher Cayeann Cowan was a Top 24 finalist in the 2017 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.  The TAA awards the Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award annually.  Mrs. Cowan was honored with her colleagues in a ceremony in the State Capitol Building by Governor Matt Bevin, Education and Workforce Secretary Hal Heiner, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt, and Valvoline CEO Sam Mitchell.  Mrs. Cowan received a cash award and a certificate.  Robertson County Superintendent, Mr. Holbrook, was also present for the ceremony.  Congratulations Mrs. Cowan!!!

Click "Read More" for press release. 

New School Messenger Sign-up

Our school messenger system, that sends out text messages and call reminders, went through an update this weekend and we realized a lot of numbers were lost. If you did not get a text message that said "test" today, we need you to do a couple of things. 

1. Text the word "yes" to the number 68453. If that works, you will get an instant reply that says you are now enrolled with school messenger. 

2. If you try that and it doesn't work, call 606-724-5421 and ask them to verify that you are in the system and that we have your correct number. 

3. If you have never received messages and would like to, call 606-724-5421 and ask that you be entered into the system. 

We want to get everyone updates as soon as possible., especially before we start making announcements for weather delays and closings. 

Thank you!  Please share with anyone who may not be on Facebook or keep up with our school webpage.

We Are RCS!!!

 

 

 

 

On The Red Carpet

On the Red Carpet with Coach Patrick Kelsch and Mr. Aaron Massey.

RCS- The Celebration Continues

 

Student Arrival

Check back all day Monday-Wednesday, October 3-5, for more videos of the RCS Celebration.

Click on "Read More" for more videos.

 

 

Robertson County Ranked 7th in Kentucky

 

The Robertson County School District is ranked 7th overall in Kentucky for their 2015-2016 test scores with an index of 80.2.  The news came as test scores were released to the public at 12:01 am on September 29th.  This earned the district a classification being “Distinguished” and a “Progressing District” as well as a “High Progress District.”  The school district made an 18 point gain over the previous year and has no intentions of looking back. "Click on "Read More" for the rest of the article.

RCS Kroger Rewards

 

You can help Robertson County School by linking your Kroger Rewards card with the Robertson County Education Foundation.  To find out how to sign up contact the school's Facebook page, stop in the office, or call the school office and give them your email address and we will give you instructions.  The number is (606) 724-5421.  Thank You!!!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar
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End of 3rd Nine Weeks
Friday, 3/3/2017
Mar
10
Head Start & Preschool Registration
@Robertson County Public Library
Friday, 3/10/2017
Mar
14
Parent/Teacher Conferences
@Robertson County School
Tuesday, 3/14/2017
Mar
17
No School
Friday, 3/17/2017
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