RCS graduate uses talent for hurricane relief

Roxboro Community School (RCS) graduate, Carleigh Barbour is using her painting skills to help raise funds for her college town.  When her campus, UNCWilmington, was suffering the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence, Barbour decided to hel More...

Middle school students dislike dress code for gym

Since the gym has opened at Roxboro Community School, (RCS) students have enjoyed the big open space to have gym class. There is one problem though; high school students have been changing for gym class, but not middle school students.  More...

Senior starts medicine drop off at sheriff’s dept.

In the Person County Sheriff ’s Department, there is a place to drop off old prescriptions and overthe counter drugs. More...

English teacher returns to RCS

At the beginning of this 2018-2019 school year, English teacher Megan Wright returned to Roxboro Community School (RCS).  Between 2008 and 2013, Wright taught English for ninth through 12th grade, film, and yearbook. More...

N.Y. adventure blends past and present

OLIVIA TOWNSEND

Early in the morning, last summer, my mom and I started our 12 hour journey to Cornwall, New York. This small town, an hour away from the city is where my mom grew up.  More...

Hoodies and striped polos now allowed for middle schoolers

Recently, Roxboro Community School (RCS) has made some changes to its dress code. More...

Changes to the school handbook

For the 2018-2019 school year, Roxboro Community School (RCS) changed a few things with the dress code. RCS students are now allowed to wear RCS hooded tops this year. More...

RCS hosts 11th annual Bulldog Day

Today, Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. is the 11th annual Roxboro Community School “Bulldog Day.”  More...

MAN ON THE STREET

WE ASKED OUR STUDENTS TO NAME THEIR FAVORITE COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM  DYLAN JONES 12th-grade  “Alabama”  GRIFFIN GENTRY 12th-grade  “Tar Heels”  SYDNEY FRYMAN 12th-grade   More...

OUR FINAL GOODBYE

A bittersweet end to my Bulldog journalism career

With my senior year coming to an end, writing this is overly bittersweet. I’ve been in this Communications class since the first day of school freshman year. More...

‘One of the greatest opportunities of my life’

This is the very last time that I will ever write an article from the comfort of Phyliss Boatwright’s journalism class — and I am doing so as I sob.  More...

Founding member retires from board of directors

Teresa Fox, one of the founders of Roxboro Community School (RCS), has been a part of school since the idea came about in 2003. More...

Horton offers EOG tips to middle school students

It’s that time of year again, when end of grade testing (EOG) is coming up and kids are getting stressed.  Roxboro Community School (RCS) middle school guidance counselor Suzy Horton talked to all eighth graders about tips for EOGs.  More...

Bulldogs enjoy Spirit Week

Over the past five days, RCS students have enjoyed participating in Spirit Week. Many Bulldogs went all out with their costumes, which included having to pay a dollar to benefit the prom fund each time they decided to dress up. More...

RCS student to travel through World Race: Gap Year

This fall, Roxboro Community School (RCS) senior William Jacobs plans to travel for nine months through World Race: Gap Year.  More...

Outstanding teen

On April 26, Alexis Bowen earned the Roxboro Jaycees Outstanding Teen Award. This award recognizes a student who does well in the community and exemplifies great academics. More...

RCS sophomore performs in Dream Girls

Ahn Overbey, Roxboro Community School (RCS) sophomore, performed in the most recent Roxboro Little Theater production of Dream Girls at the Kirby Theater in Uptown Roxboro.  The performances were on April 27, 28 and 29 at the Kirby. More...

Bulldogs helps in Greensboro tornado relief efforts

Three Guilford County schools were affected by the April 15 tornado that touched down near Greensboro.  More...

RCS graduate to manage radio station at ASU

Maggie Harper, a 2015 graduate of Roxboro Community School, has been promoted to station manager of 90.5 WASU for the 2018-2019 school year at Appalachian State University (ASU).  Harper has been at ASU since the fall of 2015, with plans of grad More...

Middle school students earn Elks honors

On Wednesday, the Roxboro Elks Lodge honored six Roxboro Community School (RCS) middle school students for their essays on Americanism. Chair of the Americanism committee Kyle Puryear presented plaques and monetary awards to winners in two divisions. More...

SPRUCING

For RCS Bulldog Care day on April 11, Justin Bettendorf and Gina Lunsford’s classes work on improving the outdoor classroom.   More...

Seventh annual prom set for tonight

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will hold its seventh annual prom tonight. More...

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RCS high school principal Darkarai Bryant participated in the Student v. Faculty basketball game on April 13. This tournament included three student teams, who all played each other to go to the final game against the faculty team. More...

RCS band students participate in UNCP Honors Jazz Day

On March 24, students from the Roxboro Community School (RCS) high school band participated in the University of North Carolina in Pembroke (UNCP) Honors Jazz Day.  More...

AP Academy donates books to local school

Roxboro Community School (RCS) collected books to send to South Elementary School last October. AP Academy students Bricen Jones and Karson McKenzie helped organize this event.  More...

School to host first student-staff hoops games

RCS will host student-staff basketball games for the first time on Friday, April 13.  More...

GIVE-A-SHELF

The Give-A-Shelf Program has been a long-standing way to support the RCS library. Beginning in 2007, the program was formed to help add books to the library’s collection. For $200, donors may name a shelf in honor or in memory of someone. More...

SCIENCE DAY

RCS students, once again, had a great time helping out at Oak Lane Elementary School’s Science Day on March 23. RCS students taught two one-hour sessions in all six grades at Oak Lane. More...

RCS providing opportunities

Roxboro Community School (RCS) has been working to provide multiple educational opportunities to students.  On Tuesday, March 20, representatives from Piedmont Community College (PCC) held a meeting in the RCS multipurpose room to share informat More...

School observes Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, and Roxboro Community School Nurse Yvonne Pleasant visited eighth-grade Academic Success classes to discuss healthy choices.  The students used the knowledge she shared to create posters to be placed around the More...

ADDS UP TO SUCCESS

Roxboro Community High School Principal Darkarai Bryant recently presented high school math teacher Charissa Denny a $500 grant provided by Neb King, Inc., King Bee IV, and Davenport Energy, Inc. More...

Eighth graders appreciate Reality Store

Roxboro Community School (RCS) eighth-grade students learned a little about making a living, paying bills and having the responsibility of a family thanks to the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce’s Reality Store, Thursday, March 15.   More...

School holds Book Fair

RCS students have been able to shop for books and supplies this week, during the annual Scholastic Book Fair.   More...

Annual Dance for Change event coming up

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will hold its sixth annual Dance for Change fundraiser on March 21 and 22. The event will be at 7 p.m. More...

Coleman accepted to Governor’s School

Roxboro Community School (RCS) sophomore Aivry Coleman will make school history this summer, when she participates in the North Carolina Governor’s School in dance. She is the first Bulldog to be accepted in the dance program.  More...

Alumni basketball game set for next Saturday

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will hold its annual alumni basketball game Saturday, March 17 in the Dog House.  Justin Bettendorf, RCS healthy living instructor and former high school boys basketball coach, will be in charge of this event.  More...

JUNIOR BETA BOOK DRIVE

The RCS Junior Beta Club is holding a book drive through March 15 to help benefit the Duke Hospital Book Cart, a cart that goes around to rooms at the hospital and provides reading material for patients and visitors.  More...

A Math Boost controversy

Reading Counts (RC) is a program in which students have a goal set for a certain number of points. You get these points by reading books and taking tests on them. However, not all students get to participate in RC.  More...

New Snapchat update upsetting users

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CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

To celebrate February being Black History Month, Roxboro Community School (RCS) sixth-grade students made projects to display in the main lobby of the school. The projects were put on display on Feb. More...

Scholastic Journalism Week: thank you, readers

We are the ones who deliver your daily news. We are the ones who investigate situations to get the information you want to know. More...

A BULLDOG BLOOD DRIVE

RCS senior Madalynn Bailey is pictured here giving blood during the Feb. 21 drive. More...

WORD ON THE STREET

THIS WEEK’S QUESTION:  WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE NEW SNAPCHAT UPDATE?  MADISON DUNKLEY 9th grade  “I think it is stupid. Like, why do we need a whole page dedicated to ads? More...

‘My problem was very hard, but I did not let it stop me’

Ever since she was a baby, Sawyer Hawkins, a sixth-grade student at Roxboro Community School, (RCS) has had problems with her hearing because of a hole in her right eardrum.  When she was born, Hawkins had a hole in both eardrums, but the hole More...

Meiggs excels in statewide DYW program

On Friday, Jan. More...

Sophomore receives honors from Roxboro Woman’s Club

Roxboro Community School (RCS) sophomore Jackson Carter was recognized for his art at the Roxboro Woman’s Club Art Festival on Jan. 22. More...

Senior wins DAR award

In November of 2017, Roxboro Community School (RCS) Senior Dillon Weaver won the Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Award for the school.  This award is a scholarship contest, created in 1934, and is intended to encourage and re More...

RCS tech director, working full-time, earns advanced degree

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Technology Director Earl Whittemore recently earned a master of arts in educational technology and an online teaching graduate certificate from Michigan State University (MSU).  This 2017-2018 school year is Whitte More...

RCS to host variety show

Roxboro Community School (RCS) students welcome you to attend its variety show Feb. 23 and 24.  The event will be held in the multipurpose room at 7 p.m.  It is a combination of music, dance, acting, and comedy. More...

Stray dog finds forever home thanks to APS, RCS Extravaganza

As a member of the Animal Protection Society of Person County (APS), a non-profit organization that helps save abandoned dogs and cats, my mom, Beth Townsend, gets lots of phone calls about stray animals. More...