MAN ON THE STREET

QUESTION: WHAT DO YOU THINK OF SNOW DAYS?  PHOTOS BY MAGGIE HARPER   More...

Science Club speaker: ‘Just keep at it’

Lucas Tressler, a former Roxboro Community School (RCS) student now progressing through college, stopped by as a guest speaker for Mr. Czysz’s science club students last Tuesday, Dec. 9. More...

Freshmen strive for success in AP Academy

With the 2014-2015 school year, Roxboro Community School (RCS) began offering an Advanced Placement (AP) Academy.  This is a program in which students have the opportunity to take college-level classes beginning in ninth-grade. More...

'The DUFF' proves to be enlightening, entertaining

I had been searching for a book to read. Somehow I had seemingly read everything on the endless shelves at Barnes and Noble. More...

Sharpay, the role I was born to play

I heard the curtain begin to pull back, my hands were locked with the person beside me, and the “Quiet Zone” sign hung above my head. More...

Woody serves as president of Junior Journalism Club

Roxboro Community School (RCS) eighth-grader Jackson Woody is the president of a new club.  The RCS Junior Journalism Club was formed this year by communications teacher Phyliss Boatwright to let middle school students get a taste of what journa More...

RCS alum earns Eagle Scout award

Roxboro Community School Class of 2014 alumnus Aaron Adams recently earned his Eagle award, the highest rank in Boy Scouts.  Adams has been a member of Scout Troop 295 for eight years.  “Being a part of this particular troop has defin More...

RCS journalism students visit Earl Bradsher

Members of the RCS Junior Journalism Club and high school communications classes visited Earl Bradsher Preschool Center recently, to read to the children there. The visit was in recognition of Reading is Fundamental. More...

Love speaks the same language

Roxboro Community School (RCS) alumni Khari Johnson has led an interesting life since leaving the familiar hallways of RCS.  More...

My Dyslexia

I still remember the first time while sitting in class that I looked around and I realized I couldn’t do what everyone else around me could do so effortlessly.  I was always different from the others. More...

RCS seventh-graders pack shoeboxes

The seventh-graders at Roxboro Community School (RCS) decided to pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child this year.  The students packed the shoeboxes on Friday, Nov. 14, and teacher Gwen Litchfield took the boxes to be shipped.  More...

RCS, PHS bands to perform for Veterans Day Commemoration

The Roxboro Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony will take place at the Person County Museum on Saturday, Nov. 8. The parade begins at 10:30 at Roxboro Baptist Church and ends at the Museum. The ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. More...

Fostering children a fulfilling experience

Since the summer of 2013, Sara Coates and her parents, Steve and Lynn Coates, have cared for foster children.  Foster parents temporarily take care of children, other than their own, and give them a safe environment to live in. More...

Social media replacing face-to-face socializing

Bullhorn reporter

The buzzing of a phone, the clicking of the mouse, and the movement of hands on a keyboard. All around us the integration of technology in everyday interactions and life continues to expand. More...

Farm life helps youth learn cycle of life

On Tuesday, Oct. 6 the Roxboro Community School (RCS) Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter invited a guest speaker to talk about organic farming.  More...

Holiday Extravaganza right around the corner

The date is fast approaching for the 2014 Roxboro Community School Holiday Extravaganza. Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

RCS board retreat a success from a student’s eyes

On Thursday, Oct. More...

Future voters quiz candidates at RCS forum

All local candidates running for office in this year’s election visited Roxboro Community School (RCS) this week, and spoke to a packed house.  On Tuesday, Oct. 7, RCS held its first Future Voters Forum. More...

Science Club field trip a success

On Friday, Oct. 3, the Roxboro Community School (RCS) physics class and Science Club took a field trip to Parata, and Bell and Howell. More...

Small school possesses big hauntings

The Roxboro Community School (RCS) Band Department will host its second annual Haunted School on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18, from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Surprise, welcoming a new Bulldog

Roxboro Community School (RCS) seventh-grade student Kaitlin Wilson received the best news of her life — that she had been accepted to RCS — on her birthday this past summer.  Wilson’s parents surprised her on July 24, with a b More...

Eyes to see

The ability to “see” is truly wondrous, for without it we could not experience the glories of our world.  Our lives would be undeniably different if we lost the ability to bear witness to the beauty of spring, a sunset or the joy of More...

Senior Bulldogs strive to become the next DYW

This year, Roxboro Community School (RCS) has three senior ladies competing in the Distinguished Young Women of Roxboro program. Havan Harris, Bryson Currier, and Emily McFarland have been hard at work preparing for the final performance.  More...

First freshman Athlete of the Week announced

Mackenzi Thornburg, Roxboro Community School (RCS) varsity volleyball setter, was the first freshman recognized as Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week.  More...

RCS attends AEE day at NCSU

On Saturday Sept. More...

New high school Student Council advisers named

Roxboro Community School (RCS) has named new high school Student Council advisors for the 2014-2015 school year. Student Council is a leadership opportunity for students in grades six through 12 to be the voice of their peers.  More...

Junior Journalism Club holds inaUgural meeting

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, Roxboro Community School (RCS) Junior Journalism Club held its first meeting. More...

RCS alumni accepts position with Gregory Poole

Former Roxboro Community School (RCS) student Nick Mc- Farland recently accepted a job with Gregory Poole CAT in Mebane.  A 2013 RCS graduate, Mc- Farland went on to study at Nashville Auto Diesel College (NADC) in Tennessee. More...

Community fills need for volleyball team

The RCS varsity volleyball team put out a request for donations of volleyballs, and both the RCS and Person County community stepped up and donated over 30 volleyballs to the team.  More...

New dogs in the house

Roxboro Community School (RCS) welcomes two of the nine new faculty members and their two sixth-grade students to the RCS family.  Biology teacher Lori Wilson and pre-calculus and AP-calculus teacher Jason Bell both have children starting out ne More...

RCS boys’ soccer kicks it into gear

The Roxboro Community School (RCS) varsity boys’ soccer team defeated conference opponent Kestrel Heights 4-2 on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at their first home game. RCS scored first in the first half in route to the 3-2 first half lead. More...

Eighth-graders advance

On Monday, May 5, Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) graduating eighth-graders were recognized at their Eighth- Grade Advancement Ceremony.  Middle school Principal Donna Ingram said that the ceremony was a success.  More...

Bulldogs busy at end of school year

In the midst of preparations for graduation and other end-ofthe year events, Roxboro Community School (RCS) hosted the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce Good Morning Coffee Hour on Wednesday, May 7.  More...

A bittersweet milestone

RCS Journalism

Graduation day is something that every high school senior looks forward to, at least for the most part. More...

We need fair treatment for fish

Bullhorn Assignment Editor

Imagine floating in a plastic container in murky water, unable to see through the clear wall that surrounds you. Flakes of old food surface to the top, now soft from sitting in the water so long. More...

Holocaust survivor brings book to life

On Wednesday, April 23, Roxboro Community School (RCS) teacher Sara Morrow had a guest speaker come and talk to her eighth-grade English classes about the Holocaust. They had read Night by Elie Wiesel. More...

Interact gets into groove at Cyclysm

RCS Interact students volunteered at Mayo Park for the Mayo Lake Cyclysm sponsored by Person County United Way. More...

Double take on RCS Spain trip

OnApril5Isetoutonanadventure to Oviedo, Spain with my Spanish class and my mom, the chaperone. Because we had been traveling for 29-plus hours, I can honestly say I was beyond ready to reach our destination.  More...

NCSSM welcomes Bulldogs

Three RCS students have been admitted into the North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM) in Durham for the 2014-2015 school year.  More...

RCS students looking forward to prom

On Monday, March 24-28, Roxboro Community School (RCS) hosted its annual Spirit Week to raise monies for this year’s prom. More...

Man On The Street

Next week, RCS and Person High seniors will attend receptions at their elementary schools. We asked a few of them,  “Are you excited about going to your senior reception?”   More...

Kelsey Pleasant named 'Outstanding Teenager'

Roxboro Community School senior Kelsey Pleasant has been named Outstanding Teenager by the Roxboro Jaycees. She received the award at the 2014 Distinguished Service Awards Banquet, held on March 27.  More...

RCS student wins second place in regional spelling bee

On Tuesday, Feb. More...

Coffee House Jam Coming Up

The RCS Arts Department is looking forward to this year’s Coffee House Jam on April 10. Each year, students showcase their talents. Live music and snacks are available. More...

RCS student wins Jimmy Gibbs Award

On March 22, Roxboro Community School (RCS) sophomore student Adam Ramsey was presented the Jimmy Gibbs Award at the North CarolinaYouth Legislative Assembly (YLA).  YLA is a mock legislative session where high school students voice their opinio More...

RCS students enjoy Spirit Week

RCS students show their true colors on Hillbilly Thursday. Pictured, from left, are Caleb Stone, Abigail Jacobs, Danielle Spencer, Ethan Ayers, Brandon Harris, Joshua Adckack and Skyler Bryant.   More...

RCS students dance for change

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will hold its annual Dance for Change on Thursday, April 3, at the Kirby at 7 p.m.  More...

RCS students represent in YLA conference

Selected Roxboro Community School (RCS) students will attend the 2014-2015 Youth Legislative Assembly (YLA) Conference March 21-23.  YLA is a mock legislative session where high school students vote on issues in the government and share their op More...

Class of 2014 looking forward to graduation

On one of the few nice days Roxboro has seen recently, the RCS Class of 2014 gathered on the athletic field for a photo session. The 73 students are looking forward to graduation and college. More...

RCS Spanish students to say ¡hola! to Spain

There will be 23 of RCS’s Spanish II students leaving from RDU on Saturday, April 5. The plane will then fly up to Philadelphia, and after that they will board a transaction flight to Madrid. More...