District saves almost $560,000 to date
Town Hall Meeting set for October 10, 2017, 6 PM at Rodburn Elementary School gymnasium
Kentucky is laying the preliminary groundwork to transition to state’s new accountability system over the next two years. School districts across the Commonwealth are already seeing changes in the 2016-2017 accountability scores for KPREP or Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress.
The Rowan County Board of Education will accept sealed bids for surplus property until Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1 p.m.
The following dates and times are set for orientation of the following grades.
12th Grade– July 31st – 5:00-7:00
11th Grade– August 1st – 5:00-7:00
10th Grade– August 2nd – 5:00-7:00
9th Grade – August 3rd – 5:00-7:00
It is with heavy hearts that we remember Coach Keith Prater, who lost a courageous battle against leukemia. It can truly be said that he waged this battle the way he lived his life -- with dignity, with strength and with an unwavering faith. He will be missed and fondly remembered by so many people in this community and beyond.
For more about Coach Prater and the services to be held in his remembrance, go to: Coach Keith Prater.
Registration will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Rowan County Preschool Center.
ROWAN COUNTY SCHOOLS AND ST. CLAIRE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER WILL BE OFFERING FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS TO ANY STUDENT IN GRADES 2-12 ON Saturday, June 3rd
Kindergarten Academy: A summer program for incoming Kindergarten students to learn routines/procedures and practice readiness skills.
The Rowan County Senior High School Drama Department will be presenting "The Sound of Music" beginning April 27 and running through April 30.
A second registration date has been set and will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Rowan County Schools’ Central Office at 415 W. Sun Street from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
RCSHS Viking Theatre presents Arsenic and Old Lace
Election Day 2016 is on Tuesday, November 8th.
Rowan County School District Spelling Bee will be held at Rowan County Middle School Library on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7 PM.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability that has been under development for the past year. The Town Hall Meeting scheduled for the Rowan County area will be on April 17, 2017 from 6:30-8:00 PM at Rowan County Senior High School’s Performing Arts Center (499 Viking Drive.)
Click here for a listing of the locations for all the Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Nineteen members of the Rowan County Senior High School Class of 2017 will be graduating Summa Cum Laude, meaning they have maintained a GPA of 4.0 or greater during their four years at the high school.
RCMS Open house schedule
6th grade –August 7, 2017
From 5PM to 7PM
Start in the gym.
7th & 8th grades August 8, 2017
The Rowan County Schools Transportation Department was awarded the Gold Safety Award, a national award presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance in recognition of their dramatic improvements in safety during the 2016-2017 school year.
"Cookies with Santa" will be on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 4:30-6:30 PM at the RCSHS Viking Cafe.
Click the link to see details about upcoming cheer events.
The Rowan County Senior High School established the Alumni Hall of Fame to recognize and honor alumni who bring the highest distinction to themselves, their community, and serve as a role model for the students at RCSHS. Candidates must exemplify the qualities of irreproachable character and outstanding citizenship. Candidates’ achievements will be weighed by a selection committee, which will consider favorably those whose achievements bring the greatest honor to Rowan County Senior High School.
Nick Anderson and Emma Li Mathews were named Mr. & Mrs. RCSHS.
Rowan County Middle School is one of less than 10 middle schools in the Commonwealth of Kentucky that can claim the distinction and honor of being named a School to Watch®.
On April 6, 2017, the RCMS 7th and 8th grade bands will perform an original composition written by RCMS Band Director Nick Diedrichsen.
The Rowan County School District, whose schools are also fully accredited, is one of only thirty-nine (39) public school districts in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to successfully complete the process to receive and maintain accreditation from AdvancED.
The links for Infinite Campus have changed.
Staff should use this link:
Parents and students wishing to access the portal should visit this one:
NOTE: If you receive an error message, logout of your account and redo, please choose District "Rowan" and log in again. Infinite Campus went through an update over the summer which is causing the error message. If you need further assistance, please contact your child’s school.
The Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented annually by Campbellsville University. White, Diedrichsen and Stafford were three of the 190 teachers that were recognized.
Check here to see what your child needs to succeed this fall at RCMS.
Kelly Ford, who has served as an assistant coach under five head coaches at Rowan County Senior High School, was named to take over the helm of the high school’s football program.
Sam Fannin is the winner of District Spelling Bee and Mary Melahn is the runner-up.
“The safety of our students is our number one priority in the Rowan County School District,” said Superintendent Marvin Moore. “I applaud the efforts of our faculty and staff and, most importantly, our students, who are coming to understand the effect that their behaviors and attitudes can have on their futures.”
Lucy Moore has been elected to the KHSAA Board of Control and will represent Regions 9-16.
Rowan County Senior High School has many unclaimed paid-in-full “The VIKING” yearbooks from years past. Is your name on the list?
The late SSgt. Daniel Fannin (Class of 2001) and former RCSHS teacher and assistant principal Nadine Griffith are the newest members inducted into the RCSHS Hall of Fame on February 2, 2017.
Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will underwrite the cost of the 2016-17 AP tests for students who qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.
Genny Jenkins named to Kentucky Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education.
Program recognizes high schools that help to keep young athletes safe
Keith Prater's dedication to the game of baseball and to his players will be honored by the Cincinnati Reds on September 23, 2017.
This initiative will help children from preschool through 5th grade learn about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.
Congratulations to the Clearfield Elementary Cheerleaders, who placed third at the KAPOS State Cheerleading Competition, Saturday, December 17. The competition was held at the Kentucky Horse Park; Alltech Arena with over 80 middle and elementary school teams in attendance.
Congratulations to the Rowan County Middle School Cheerleaders, for placing 4th at the KAPOS Cheerleading Competition, Saturday, December 17. The competition was held at the Kentucky Horse Park; Alltech Arena with over 80 elementary and middle school teams in attendance.
First day of school is August 10th. Click here to see the district calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.
Rowan County Preschool teachers using data collection tool that provides ongoing documentation and gives teachers a clear picture of how a child is learning and progressing through preschool.