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

RCS Summer Breakfast and Lunch

Robertson County School will be serving free breakfast and lunch this summer for all youth.  Join us on Monday through Thursday starting May 22nd.  Breakfast will be served from 9:30 am - 11:29 pm.  Lunch will be served from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm..

RCS Summer Learning Program

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RCS Graduation 2017

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Robertson County School held its graduation ceremony on Friday, May 12.  In full cap and gown the seniors walked out to "Pomp and Circumstance." played by the RCS Band.  Salutatorian, Aletha Thomas, and valedictorian, Haley Burns, gave their addresses recognizing both the struggles and triumphs of the Class of 2017.  This was followed by the "Rose Ceremony" as the seniors presented roses to those people in the crowd who were special to their lives.  RCS staff members Linda Ishmael and Brandi Thayer delivered the commencement addresses, offering advice for the future and praising their current accomplishments.  Then there was a video tribute in the seniors honor by Mrs. Cayeann Cowan.  The final event was the diplomas.  Principal, Mr. Johnson read the names as Robertson County Superintendent Mr. Holbrook handed out the diplomas.  The graduates received congratulations from the Robertson County Board of Education as they posed for pictures.  Graduate Haley Burns was also presented with her Associates Degree from MCTC, as she became the second in the immediate area to graduate high school with a two-year degree as well.  Congratulations to all graduates!!!  Click on "Read More" to see the program and more pictures.

Kindergarten Spelling Bee Winners

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Class A: Gracie Houchens, Carley Courts, Karen Blackburn   Class B: Adielynn Turner, Evan Ellis, Gracie Bess

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Overall Winner Gracie Houchens

Class Night

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Robertson County School held its traditional "Class Night" to present the senior class with their awards and scholarships on Thursday, May 11.  The evening began with the junior class singing "Time of Your Life" to the soon-to-be graduates.  This was followed by the "History of the Class" presented by seniors Breanna Hesler and Myles Murphy.  Then the seniors sang, "I'll Always Remember You."


RCS Principal Jamey Johnson began the awards by naming Aletha Thomas as the 2017 class salutatorian, and Haley Burns as the valedictorian.  Myles Murphy was presented with the "Role Model" award.  The seniors were given cords and stoles based on honors earned towards "College and Career Ready" status.  RCS and MTC staff presented awards for individual class performance and certificates earned.  Over $90,000 in scholarships were then presented to the RCS Class of 2017.  Mr. Johnson reminded the juniors in the crowd to make sure they applied next year, because everyone who applied received at least one scholarship of some amount.

Click on "Read More" for a list of scholarships and more pictures from Class Night.

Attendance Rewards

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Friday may have been the last day of school for Robertson County School students, but it was the also the beginning of an exciting summer.  It was the day that RCS students were rewarded for their high attendance percentage all year round.  Each student's name was placed into a drawing based on his or her attendance percentage for the year.  After their name was drawn the students could pick from 10 plus tables of prizes or 84 bicycles, all donated by the Robertson County Community and outlying supporters.  The first five tickets were drawn from 4-time attendance belt champions, Mrs. Treva's 3rd grade.  Then it was all K-12.  Click on "Read More" to see more pictures.

RCS Walk of Honor

The RCS Senior Class of 2017 escorted the RCS Kindergarten Class of 2017 through the hallways in cap and gowns.  They were cheered on by the rest of the Robertson County School student body in recognition of both their accomplishments. Congratulations Graduates!!!  

Board of Education Vacancy

NOTICE OF VACANT ROBERTSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT

The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applications to be considered for appointment to the Robertson County Board of Education.  You are invited to nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the Robertson County Board of Education representing Educational Division # 4 for the Robertson County School System.  This vacancy was created by resignation of previous Board member. 

Under the provisions of KRS 160.190(2), this appointment is effective until January 2019.  This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the Robertson County Public Schools.

Click on "Read More" to find out how to apply.

Broedy Harris Chosen as Governor's Scholar

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Congratulations to RCS junior Broedy Harris, for being chosen as a 2017 Governor's Scholar recipient.  

The Governor's Scholar Program is a stimulating, five-week, residential summer program for outstanding Kentucky students completing their junior year in high school. Established in 1983, the program provides academic and personal growth in a challenging, non-traditional environment that balances a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular and residential life experience.  

RCS is super excited for Broedy to represent Robertson County School this summer!  

Operation Preparation

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Patti Insko, of Harrison Memorial Hospital, talking to sophomore Eden Thayer about her future career plans.

Operation Preparation took place at Robertson County School on Thursday, March 30th.  Operation Preparation is an event in which professionals from various career fields come to school to talk, in small groups or one-on-one settings, with students from the 8th and 10th grades.  These professionals are matched to the student’s suggestions and interests based on their Individual Learning Plan.  They had the opportunity to find out real information about a career they may be interested in.  Each student has the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered by someone working in the field every day! Click on "Read More" for the rest of the article and more pictures.

SSAC

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Superintendent Student Advisory Council

Commissioner Dr. Stephen Pruitt Visits RCS

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Commissioner Dr. Pruitt with Head Starter Mathew McKee

Robertson County School continues to celebrate academic success!  On March 2, we were privileged to host Commissioner Dr. Stephen Pruitt at Robertson County School. Commissioner Dr. Pruitt awarded the senior class of 2017 with their 100% Career and College Ready Banner.  Students and staff in pre-school through second grade and the ninth grade class participated in a Vocabulary Parade celebrating their love of words and reading while the entire student body enjoyed the parade.  The Commissioner, Mr. Richard Gimmel (State Board of Education Member) and Ms. Leslie Slaughter (from the Commissioner’s Office), toured classrooms after the parade.  Mr. Gimmel and the Commissioner were just in time to feed the lambs in our Robertson County School state of the art Agriculture facilities.  A special thanks to Erica Carpenter, RCS Librarian and Music Teacher, for coordinating and organizing the reading events for the week.  Ms. Carpenter wrote and received a grant for Robertson County School to be able to enjoy their week long special reading activities and events.  Click on "Read More" for more pictures.

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/

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/  

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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