RCS seeks head lacrosse coach to restart program

Roxboro Community School (RCS) was the only school in Person County that had a lacrosse team for several years, according to RCS middle school athletic director Pete Tuck.  “There has been a lacrosse team since 2007- 2008,” said Tuck More...

RCS student receives an award

Roxboro Community School 11th grader, Jaxon White, received The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientist award.   More...

RCS students and staff celebrate Halloween

RCS students dressed up to celebrate Halloween this past Wednesday, Oct. 31. Students and teachers from the high school and middle school took this opportunity to show off their Halloween costumes and get into the spirit.   More...

Walters wins Good Citizen Award

RCS senior Natalie Walters was voted by teachers to receive the Thomas Person Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution DAR Good Citizen Award for the RCS class of 2019. More...

MADD Photo

The MADD Person Chapter sponsored a drunk driving simulation for the RCS students participating in driver’s education. More...

JV volleyball team ‘humbles’ coach

Bulldogs share a moment with an opposing team after nearly fatal car accident

At one of its recent games, Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) high school junior varsity (JV) volleyball team asked to pray with the opposing team’s coach.  April Abbott, Oxford Preparatory School coach, and her 10-year-old son were h More...

The many ways to help prevent suicide

Roxboro Community School (RCS) teacher Kara Roberts recommends that students take action on suicide prevention by, “Reaching out to others. And being kind is so very important. More...

MAKING HISTORY

The RCS girls’ varsity tennis played conference matches Monday, Oct. 15. More...

FOR THE RECORD

In the Oct. 6 edition of the Bullhorn, comments were inadvertently attributed to the RCS SADD Club during the editing process. We regret the error.   More...

RCS gets first resource officer

Charles Chapman, a deputy with Person County Sheriff ’s office, is now Roxboro Community School’s first ever school resource officer.  More...

MAN ON THE STREET

We asked Roxboro Community School students...  WHAT ARE YOU DRESSING UP AS FOR HALLOWEEN? More...

MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

1st 6 weeks 2018-2019  6th Grade all A’s  More...

RCS band to host haunted school

On Oct. 26-27, a Friday and Saturday, the Roxboro Community School band will host another haunted school. Located at RCS, the annual event will run from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Eighth grade collects books for Grace UMC

GIVING BACK

  This past month Roxboro Community School (RCS) eighth grade students have collected books for all ages. These books are going to Grace United Methodist Church’s book drive. More...

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RCS senior Edun Dunn, was recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. She placed among the top 50,000 scorers on the 2017 PSAT out of the 1.6 million students who entered. More...

A DISTINGUISHED YOUNG BULLDOG

Eryka Vanek, RCS senior, won this year Distinguished Young Women Program. Dakarai Bryant, high school principal, along with her parents, congratulated Vanek. She won preliminaries for talent, fitness, self-expression, and for overall scholastics. More...

SADD observing Suicide Prevention Month

Editor’s Note: This is the first of two articles on Suicide Prevention Month   More...

RCS gets three new middle school teachers

WELCOME ABOARD

Roxboro Community School (RCS) has three new middle school teachers, Charris Shattuck, Anna Foster, and Natasha De Venuti. All three teachers say that they are adjusting well so far. More...

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...