Spring break results in fun trip, disastrous return

During spring break, I took a breathtaking tour of the Emerald Isle, along with my family and tour group. While the trip was fun, coming home had its bumps.  More...

RCS students go political

On April 1 through April 3, a group of students from Roxboro Community School (RCS) attended the Youth Legislative Assembly (YLA) in Raleigh.  YLA is a mock legislative program for high school students that allows them to participate in debating More...

Bulldogs Care Day addresses hunger

Roxboro Community School (RCS) students once again reached out to the community this week, during the final Bulldogs Care event of this school year. The theme for this fourth event was hunger. More...

RCS students raising money to eradicate polio

The Interact Club, along with the Roxboro Community School Jazz Band, is raising money for the eradication of polio.  On Sunday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. at RCS, the Jazz Band will present a concert to help eradicate the crippling disease. More...

Reality Store shows middle schoolers ‘facts of life’

Once again, professionals from Person and surrounding counties visited Roxboro Community School this week, to give eighth-graders a taste of what adult life entails.  The students visited stations to find out the type of job they had, the amount More...

Former flight attendant now RCS math teacher

Roxboro Community School seventh-grade math teacher Heather Lewis is a former flight attendant who flew for three years after graduating from Airlines Flight Academy in 2000.  Lewis became a flight attendant when she wanted a change in her life. More...

Two Bulldogs accepted to Governor’s School

Roxboro Community School (RCS) juniors Julie Jones and Kailey Oakley were accepted into Governor’s School of North Carolina on Friday, March 5.  Jones was nominated by theatre teacher Christine Morgan for theatre, and Oakley was nominated More...

RCS student accepted into Chuck Stone program at UNC-Chapel Hill

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Delaney Sullivan has been accepted into the Chuck Stone Program for Diversity and Education in Media.  The program is for rising high school seniors with a career interest in journalism.  It is a five-d More...

A day in the life of Mrs. Johnson

Jean Johnson, the Roxboro Community School (RCS) office manager and secretary, is more than her title, which doesn’t begin to describe what she does for our school.  She is the first face one sees when walking into RCS, and students, teach More...

Senior awarded scholarship

On March 11, Roxboro Community School (RCS) senior Ashton Martin was awarded the Morehead- Cain Scholarship.  More...

New math teacher at RCS

Stacy Clark, the new Math III and SREB Ready Math teacher at Roxboro Community School (RCS), has been teaching for over 10 years, seven and a half of which were spent teaching at the high school that she graduated from.  Clark has taught everyth More...

RCS alumna travels to Africa

Roxboro Community School (RCS) alumna Bailey Jacobs traveled to Kuajok, South Sudan, Africa on Sept. More...

Bulldogs Care

On Wednesday, March 2, Roxboro Community School students in all grades participated in the third school-wide Bulldogs Care community service day. More...

Eighth-grade student places second in state art contest

Roxboro Community School eighth-grade student Maggie Rand received a second-place award in the Intermediate North Carolina Aviation Art Contest this week.  Rand was inspired by a scene she saw on a trip home from the mountains in Floyd, Virginia More...

Cutest pet contest raises money for shelter animals

The Roxboro Community School National FFA Organization wanted to do a community service project for Valentine’s Day and the month of February, so members held a Cutest Pet Contest. More...

Beta Club members go to state convention

On Friday, Feb. More...

RCS students win library bookmark contest

Roxboro Community School (RCS) eighthgrader Maggie Rand won the grand prize in Person County Library’s bookmark contest for her Dr. Suess inspired bookmark. Junior Carleigh Barbour won for the grade nine through 12 division.   More...

Literally raising the roof at RCS

Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) campaign for an expansion of athletics and fine arts spaces, called “Raise the Roof,” has reached an important milestone in the past few weeks. More...

Students pick spirit animals

The FFA club at Roxboro Community School hosted a cutest animal contest for Valentine’s Day, and in correlation, students were asked, “What is your spirit animal and why.”   More...

Variety Show offers, well, variety

The Roxboro Community School Variety Show, was held Jan. 29 and 30 at the Kirby.  More...

Gender equality club begins at RCS

A new club is entering the scene and stirring up controversy at RCS. More...

Parker second runner-up in state scholarship program

Roxboro Community School senior Alycia Parker, the Distinguished Young Woman of Roxboro for 2016, went on to compete in the Distinguished Young Women of North Carolina program on Jan. 29 and 30.  More...

RCS alum visits Australia

Caroline Strickland, a 2012 Roxboro Community School (RCS) graduate, visited Australia last summer with a college friend, Haley Back.  Months before, the two decided to plan a trip to celebrate their college graduation.  On July 7, 2015, St More...

Jacob Rogers wins spelling bee

Jacob Rogers won the Roxboro Community School Spelling Bee last Friday by correctly spelling the word “vague.” Katie Waldo was runner-up. Both of these students will compete in the District Bee on Feb. 2 at Noble Academy in Greensboro. More...

A day in the life

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be Beverley Russ, School Food Services director at Roxboro Community School (RCS)?  How does she do it? Always cleaning up the after horror of the middle school and high school lunches. More...

Art classes busy with competitions

The Roxboro Community School (RCS) Art Department is working on a new project ­— students are participating in the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Design Competition.  Tenth-grade art student Eryn Haynes said that it will be “really fun.&rd More...

Listen

Despite all the things I’ve learned as a sophomore sitting in a wooden desk, in between four white walls plastered with posters, I think I’ve learned more from the creaking wooden floors in the crowded halls outside of the white walls tha More...

Gym project moving along

Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) Raise the Roof construction of a gym and multipurpose area is progressing.  Steel beams have been brought in to support the ceiling, and walls have been knocked down to make more room. More...

Photo

Freshman Le Thach drives against a Raleigh Hawks Home School defendant during last Tuesday’s game. RCS won, 65-62.   More...

MAN ON THE STREET

We asked teachers at RCS what their New Year’s resolutions were.  By Delaney Sullivan and Natalie Walters Bullhorn Editor and Reporter   More...

Honoring our roots

While setting up for the 10th annual Roxboro Community School Holiday Extravaganza in November, a vendor’s father and I got to talking about when RCS was the Roxboro Cotton Mill. More...

All in a few decades’ work

Roxboro Community School (RCS) is just what its name implies, a school that’s been a part of the Roxboro community since 1899.  In 1899 the Roxboro Cotton Mill was opened and was a huge part of the community until 1999.  More...

Mill was like home for many

The average day of a 17-year-old now is nothing compared to one in 1953. Annie Hodges, now 79, started working at the Roxboro Cotton Mill at that age, following in her family’s footsteps. More...

Dedicated employee, until it came to Sundays

In 1949, a 17-year-old Garland Carver began work as a doffer in the Roxboro Cotton Mill. He worked alongside numerous other men and women, removing and replacing spindles. They were just one key in the overall production of thread.  More...

The quilt

Kim Brann’s grandfather, Charlie Suitt, was a supervisor at the Roxboro Cotton Mill. He started work in the Longhurst mill as a teenager and was transferred to the Roxboro mill, where he worked until he retired at age 52.  More...

Bulldogs Care puts ‘community’ in Roxboro Community School

Roxboro Community School (RCS) planned four community service days into its schedule this year. More...

Bulldogs Care

This past Wednesday, Dec. 2, Roxboro Community School (RCS) had its second Community Day, a day when the school runs on a half day schedule and from 12:30-3 p.m. More...

thankful

Since Thanksgiving is less than a week away, this Bullhorn is all about us, your biweekly Bullhorn reporters, and what we’re thankful for. More...

Bulldog becomes Eagle Scout

Jacob Whitlow, a Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior, has been a Boy Scout since he was 11. Whitlow has been in two troops, Troop 200 and Troop 239.  He became an Eagle Scout on June 3.  More...

Interact members visit Big Apple

On Thursday, three Roxboro Community School (RCS) Interact Club members traveled to the University Club at North Carolina State University, got on a bus, and were on their way to New York City with other Interact students from around North Carolina. More...

Bulldog qualifies for state cross country competition

Roxboro Community School (RCS) 10th-grader Brittany Smith won the 2015 Cross Country All Conference Champion title on Oct. More...

Bulldog signs a song

Baylor Howerton, a Roxboro Community School (RCS) freshman, is traveling to Lincoln, Nebraska this weekend to compete in the Sign-A-Song competition.  More...

RCS students give back on MOLO Day

Roxboro Community School (RCS) senior Talor Allen (photo at right) hugs a MOLO Day participant. The event was named for and founded by Class of 2012 member Morgan Long. More...

Bulldogs participate in leadership summit

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Beta Club members travelled to Concord for a Beta Club Leadership Summit on Oct. More...

Coast Guard commander visits Science Club

Peter Verrault, a retired Lieutenant Commander in the United States Coast Guard, spoke to the Roxboro Community School Varsity Science Club on Oct. 13.   More...

Community dared to enter haunted school

Roxboro Community School bands will present their Haunted School on Oct. 30 and 31 from 7-10 p.m. in the historic RCS building.  More...

RCS helping to save lives

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, Oct. 23. It will take place from 8 a.m. More...

RCS student’s art on display

Carleigh Barbour, a Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior, had five of her art pieces displayed at the Kirby Gallery recently.  A lover of art since she was a child, Barbour started becoming serious about it after reading a book series called Wa More...

Old mill haunted for 3rd year

On Oct. More...

On fire for science class

RCS juniors, from left, Caleb Vanek, Weston Womack, and Andrew Jones play with fire during a chemistry lab.   More...