Reality check: My last Bullhorn

The reality of this being the last thing that I will ever write for the Bullhorn didn’t hit me until two weeks ago. Suddenly, the end didn’t seem so far and I didn’t want to rush things like I had been since August. More...

A day with Senator Woodard

On Thursday, April 20, Sen. Mike Woodard (DNC) invited the journalism class at Roxboro Community School (RCS) to go and explore the North Carolina Legislative Building as we learned about the General Assembly.  More...

RCS senior wins state award

In a previous edition of The Bullhorn, it was stated that only Kailey Oakley was nominated to compete at the Jaycees Outstanding Teenager award, however four RCS seniors, Carly Long, Catie Mooney, Kailey Oakley and Jacob Whitlow competed on Saturday, More...

Bulldog to become NCSU dancer

Chandler Warren, a senior at Roxboro Community School (RCS), will soon be joining the Pack as a dancer for North Carolina State University (NCSU).  More...

Thornburg commits to play volleyball with High Point

Mackenzi Thornburg, a junior at Roxboro Community School, (RCS) has committed to play volleyball for High Point University after high school.  When asked about the commitment, Thornburg said, “I’m really excited about this. More...

Not your parents’ prom invitation

Promposals are a new extreme that teens are going to in asking their friends and significant others to go to prom. The proposal often involves elaborate gestures and posters with witty sayings. More...

RCS has largest YLA contingent in state

Roxboro Community School (RCS) had the largest representation of any school in the state at the 47th Session of the North Carolina Youth Legislative Assembly (YLA) March 31-April 2. More...

RCS sophomore to attend NCSSM next fall

Roxboro Community School (RCS) sophomore Dustin Humphries was accepted to the North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM) for the upcoming fall semester. More...

Oakley competing for state Jaycee scholarship

The Jaycee Outstanding Leadership Scholarship is a scholarship that is awarded to a senior who is a strong leader, has good character, and has competitive academic achievements. More...

RCS alum finding success at ASU

Maggie Harper, a 2015 Roxboro Community School (RCS) graduate, has been named news director at Appalachian State University’s radio station, 90.5, WASU.  Harper was a member of the RCS journalism class for three years.  “I defin More...

‘Rainy days, sunny days, they’re all the same’

Michael Gibson, a high school math teacher at Roxboro Community School (RCS), has been fighting the battle of a lifetime over the past few months after being diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma, “an extremely rare and deadly form of cancer.&rdquo More...

Students, staff raise $3,000 for Stop Hunger Now

Stacey Whitlow, RCS English teacher and Bulldogs Care coordinator, led a campaign that raised $3,000 for Stop Hunger Now, a Rise Against Hunger program. More...

First teacher hired at RCS set to retire in July

It’s a headline no one at Roxboro Community School (RCS) ever thought they would read, but it’s true. Wanda Ball, high school English teacher, is retiring after over 35 years of teaching – 11 of which were spent at RCS.  More...

RCS alumna aiding FIMRC; asking for donations

Ashton Martin, Roxboro Community School (RCS) class of 2016, is traveling to Ecuador this summer to help with the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) through the Morehead-Cain Summer Enrichment Program.  More...

MAN ON THE STREET

This week, juniors at Roxboro Community School visited East Carolina University on their second college field trip of the year. Earlier, juniors toured UNC-Wilmington. More...

Man on the Street: Senior athletes have mixed feelings about graduating

We asked RCS seniors what it was like going into their last year playing a sport for RCS. Here are their answers.  Brittany Smith  Smith has been playing soccer for RCS for seven years.   More...

W hitlow amazed by Donors Choose funding for Bulldogs Care

Stacey Whitlow, 10th grade English teacher at Roxboro Community School, (RCS) recently earned funding at DonorsChoose.org for a classroom project called “Please Help Us Feed Hungry Children! More...

Business Expo deemed a success

Bruce Wrenn with Sentry Watch mans the booth at the 2017 Business Expo, held at RCS. The event was put on by the Roxboro Area Chamber Commerce and sponsored by Duke Energy.   More...

Cutest pets raise money for county animal shelter

Roxboro Community School’s FFA chapter held its annual FFA Cutest Pet Contest this month, and raised $348.98 for the Person County Animal Services shelter. More...

RCS participates in National FFA week

National FFA week is a week that allows the Future Farmers of America (FFA) clubs across the United States to educate others about agriculture.  The week is spent celebrating the youth organization and spreading the importance of agriculture.&nb More...

Ingram receives 2nd consecutive ‘Player of the Year’ award

Roxboro Community School (RCS) basketball player Elana Ingram has won the North Central Athletic Association Player of the Year title two years in a row.  The RCS point guard has been playing basketball since she was eight years old.  Ingra More...

RCS hosts second blood drive

A blood drive was held at Roxboro Community School (RCS) on Tuesday, Feb. 21. This was the second and last blood drive that RCS will hold for the 2016-17 school year. The event was organized by seniors Katelyn Melton and Katie Pleasant (pictured). More...

What season is the Bulldogs’ fave?

RCS students were asked what their favorite season is, even though, right now, it’s hard to tell what season it is outside with this crazy weather. See the responses below:   More...

Band students attend festival at UNCP

Five RCS students were accepted into the Feb. 4 Jazz Festival at UNC Pembroke. From left, junior Case Wilkerson, sophomore Allie Prignano, junior Noah Allen, senior Brett Gill, and freshman Damian Miles pose with their instruments. More...

Senator Woodard holds press conference at RCS

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Sen. Mike Woodard (D, NC) held a mock press conference with the RCS communications class.  The press conference, held in the school’s multipurpose room, gave the RCS journalists real world experience.  More...

RCS Beta goes ‘Above and Beyond’ at convention

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Beta Club members returned home with four new awards after last weekend’s state conference.  The North Carolina Beta Convention was held at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro on Friday, Feb. More...

Science club builds robot

On Jan. 26, the Roxboro Community School (RCS) Varsity Science Club Robotics team finished their first working robot known as the Clawbot. The bot construction was led by Sydney Fryman, Taylor Anderson, Reagan Anderson, and Alex Adkins.  More...

FFA repeating Cutest Pet Contest

In honor of Valentine’s Day and Career and Technical Educational Month, Roxboro Community School FFA is again sponsoring the Cutest Pet Contest. Proceeds from the contest will benefit Person County Animal Services. More...

Why the AP Cohort is beneficial to me

The AP cohort is a course for gifted students that offers several college-level classes, and I am glad I joined it. More...

RCS student plans fundraiser for Conservator’s Center

Ethan Mitchell, a freshman at Roxboro Community School (RCS), has had a lifelong interest in wildlife. Currently, he is fundraising for the Conservator’s Center in Caswell County.  More...

Catie Mooney to compete in state DYW program

On Friday, Jan. 16, Roxboro Community School (RCS) held an assembly honoring senior Catie Mooney, as she prepared to leave for a week in Greensboro and the state Distinguished Young Women program. More...

Snow Days

RCS students, faculty, and staff got to enjoy a relaxing five-day weekend as six plus inches of snow covered Person County. RCS will not have to make up the time due to time built into the calendar. More...

RCS welcomes student teacher

Karrie Holt, a fourth year student at North Carolina State University (NCSU), is at Roxboro Community School (RCS) as a student teacher. More...

Indoor soccer introduced at RCS

With the new gym up and running, Roxboro Community School (RCS) is introducing indoor soccer as an athletic option for middle and high school girls during the winter season.  The gym will be used for indoor soccer on weekends from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Bulldogs’ New Year’s resolutionS

Periodically, we roam the halls asking students and teachers what we hope are interesting questions.  This week, we asked, “What is your New Year’s resolution?”   More...

RCS receives ‘Christmas gifts’

Roxboro Community School received early Christmas gifts earlier this month, when the City of Roxboro and Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation once again offered their support to the school’s renovation efforts.  More...

A day at the University of Virginia

On Nov. 30, I and the rest of the Roxboro Community School AP Academy took an interesting tour of the University of Virginia’s campus.  The day started when I woke up around 4:45 a.m. More...

Bulldog Poll

What is your most challenging class? Roxboro Community School students were asked which class was the toughest. The graph depicts the answers.   More...

English class shops for Toys for Tots

U.S. Marines Sgt. James Copeland went shopping with Dr. Melissa Bartlett’s 11th grade English class on the Roxboro Community School Dec. 7 Community Day. Sgt. More...

New Spanish teacher welcomed

Roxboro Community School (RCS) has introduced a new high school Spanish I and II teacher, William Storrs, for the school year.  Storrs came to RCS after his job of teaching beginning Spanish at the University of Florida (UF).  He read about More...

Band performs in Christmas parade

RCS students, left to right, junior Hunter Cozart, senior Taylor Davis, and junior Noah Allen march in the Saturday, Dec. 10 parade while playing Jingle Bells with the RCS band.   More...

Stocking Stuffers

RCS middle school students stuff stocking for disabled veterans American Legion Commander Ronald Epps stopped by April Cobb’s seventh-grade class to thank the RCS students for helping stuff stockings. More...

RCS performs Holiday Program

On Dec. 7, the Roxboro Community School (RCS) theater and dance classes performed in the annual Holiday Program. More...

RCS student accepted into NSHSS Ambassador Program

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Alivia Lewis was accepted into the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Ambassador Program.  More...

AP Academy visits University of Virginia

Students in the Roxboro Community School (RCS) Advanced Placement Academy went on a field trip to the University of Virginia Wednesday. More...

RCS a Toys for Tots drop-off location

The 11th grade English class is collecting toys, which will go to the Toys for Tots program, for the upcoming Community Service Day on Dec. 7. There is a drop box located in the RCS lobby for anyone in the community who would like to contribute. More...

Bulldog attends national Grange convention

Roxboro Community School junior, Amber Long, has been a part of the North Carolina State Grange for approximately six years. This month, Long was given the opportunity to attend the National Grange Convention in Washington D.C.  More...

Phillip Gillis joins RCS

Roxboro Community School (RCS) welcomed Phillip Gillis to its faculty this fall. Gillis, who is a Person High School (PHS) graduate, previously taught at PHS for 14 years.  More...

Bulldogs run with the Wolfpack

RCS sophomores Jeremy Tuck and Kenley Long pose with Wuf and Mrs. Wuf on Tuesday, Nov. 15 during the 10th-grade trip to NC State.   More...

Soldiers sent goodies on Community Day

Roxboro Community School (RCS) middle school teacher Christa Jones and her sixth grade students sent goodies overseas to soldiers on the last Bulldogs Care Community Day, Oct. More...