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...

RCS alumni in feature film

Roxboro Community School (RCS) class of 2010 alumni Wesley Elder and Amaris Kirby star in the independent film, The Matchbreaker.  Elder has been pursuing a career in film for several years, starting when he was 21 in 2013.  More...

RCS alumna recounts service in the US Army

Class of 2013 alumna Sage Ahrens-Nichols visited the RCS Varsity Science Club to discuss her experience in the Army. More...

RCS comes to aid of sister charter school

Roxboro Community School (RCS) students and faculty collected donations for a sister charter school affected by the flooding following Hurricane Matthew that affected North Carolina in early October.  More...

RCS alumni appear in feature film ‘The Matchbreaker’

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Class of 2010 alums Wesley Elder and Amaris Kirby star in The Matchbreaker, an independent film.  More...

To bring awareness to bullying RCS SADD Club presents Unity Day

The RCS SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) hosted Unity Day activities on Wednesday, Oct. 19, to bring about awareness of bullying. Many students and faculty wore orange to show their support of the initiative. More...

Chamber, business people present soft skills workshop

RCS seniors learned about good interview, resume and work place skills this week, when the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce and local business people visited.   More...

RCS celebrates 11th annual Extravaganza

On Saturday, Nov. 5, the 11th annual RCS Holiday Extravaganza will take place in the RCS multipurpose room from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For the first time, the Extravaganza will have allday entertainment from local actors, singers and musicians. More...

My experience with NCSSM Online program

This past spring, I was accepted into an online program with the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM). The school offers both a residential and online program for high school juniors and seniors. More...

The teaching experience of Russell Fryczynski

New Roxboro Community School (RCS) science teacher, Russell Fryczynski, is happy to be a Bulldog, but enjoyed his time as a Rocket as well.  More...

RCS theatre department produces ‘Into the Woods Junior’

Roxboro Community School (RCS) theatre department is producing Into the Woods Junior, a family friendly version of the play.  More...

‘A cause near and dear to my heart’

Roxboro Community School represented in 10th Annual LUNGe Forward 5K in Raleigh

10th Annual LUNGe Forward 5K was held on Sept. 25, at Midtown Park in Raleigh. More...

Bulldogs competing in Distinguished Young Women

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will have seven of its seniors competing in the Distinguished Young Women’s Scholarship (DYW) program this year.  More...

MAN ON THE STREET

We asked student athletes how they feel about RCS having its own gym for games and tournaments.  What is it like to be one of the first people to play in the new gym after playing so long at Helena?  “Fun and looks very nice. More...

Bulldogs visit Rockets' senior College Fair

Roxboro Community School seniors Brittany Smith, Josh Adcock and Brooke Currier stop at a booth at the college fair held at Person High School on Tuesday, Sept. 20.   More...

RCS students attend Commercial Dance Intensive

Last summer, Roxboro Community School senior Chandler Warren, junior Madison Satterfield and alumna Ashley Foreman attended Commercial Dance Intensive (CDI) at the North Carolina School of the Arts, which is a two week long, overnight, dance program. More...

RCS student accepted into Stan ford program

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Grace Hardy was accepted into the Stanford High School Summer College program on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California.  More...

Chuck Stone scholar

The Chuck Stone Program for Diversity and Education in Media is a five-day, four-night program on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) campus. Twelve applicants were accepted to the program this year, and I was one of them.  More...

New RCS teacher introduced

Roxboro Community School (RCS) has introduced a new health and physical education teacher, Melinda Goodson. Goodson also plays the role of the assistant athletic director.  Goodson is from Timberlake. More...

Winstead earns West Point admission, scholarship

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Senior Collin Winstead will make school history this fall when he enters prep school for West Point admission.  This is the first such honor for a RCS student.  West Point Association of Graduates offers schol More...

Middle school softball champions

The Roxboro Community School girls’ middle school softball team won their tournament on Monday, May 9, and are conference champions. They were undefeated for the entire season, with the exception of one tied game. More...

RCS golf team makes school history

Long days on the course paid off as the Roxboro Community School golf team made history. More...

Why AP?

May is the prime time for students in advanced placement (AP) classes to take their exams, which are given nationwide.  The AP curriculum consists of high school courses that are equivalent to undergraduate college courses.  More...

The Metro isn’t that scary

When you Google metro, you will probably find a definition. The definition is: a subway system within a city, especially Paris.  More...

Golfer gives update on RCS season

The Roxboro Community School (RCS) golf team concluded its 2016 regular season with a third place finish behind Franklin Academy and East Wake Academy.  The conference tournament was played on April 26 at 12 Oaks Country Club in Holly Springs. More...

RPD officers speak to Interact

Officers from the Roxboro Police Department spoke to Roxboro Community School (RCS) Interact Club members recently about how to act when getting pulled over in a traffic stop. More...