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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

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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...

Bulldog heading to New York

Roxboro Community School (RCS) 11th-grade student Bret Reynolds is heading to New York.   He has been selected to be in the iTheatrics Company’s first high school production of West Side Story.  More...

A true lover of music

Roxboro Community School (RCS) 11th-grade student River Ellis recently performed at the RCS Variety Show where she sang her first original song.  Ellis has been involved with music since she was six years old.  More...

RCS junior attends page program

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior received the opportunity of a lifetime when he was accepted in the Governor’s Page Program. More...

Bulldogs interacting with senior adults

Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) Interact Club volunteered at the Cambridge Hills Assisted Living Center on Feb. 20. More...

A random act of kindness

On Saturday, Feb. 22 Roxboro Community School (RCS) held its annual Alumni Basketball Game at the Helena Gym. At the game, RCS did a 50/50 drawing, which means tickets are sold usually at $1 each. More...

Man on the Street

Man on the street question: “What do you expect from your team this year?”  High school women’s soccer coach Tim Ess  “I have high expectations. The team is joining a new conference and I’m hopeful. More...

RCS Interact weaves together past and present

On Monday, Feb. 3, Roxboro Community School (RCS) Interact Club was visited by Jimmy Clayton and Johnny Walker, residents who have lived their entire lives in the neighborhood community across from RCS. More...

Weather woes big part of AD’s job

Being the Athletic Director (AD) for both a middle school and high school entails more than people realize. Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) Pete Tuck has been AD for five years now.  More...

RCS baseball player beating the odds

From day one, Roxboro Community School (RCS) student  Travis Hodgin knew he was born to play baseball. More...

Beta Club delivers valentines

Because of the snow, many patients at Durham Regional and Select Specialty Hospital didn’t receive any valentines from their loved ones on Valentine’s Day this year. More...

RCS Variety Show promises 16 acts

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will be presenting its third annual Variety Show on Feb. 20 and 21 at the Kirby Theater at 7 p.m. nightly.  The show will consist of 16 acts ranging from grades six to 12. More...

Senioritis a real disease

rcs journa lism

It’s a fun mix of “It’s almost over!” and “Oh no I’m starting college soon!” It’s wishing you’d actually attempted to keep your grades up over the past three years. More...

Health occupations classes get hands-on practice

RCS senior Matt Ryan intubates a “patient” during a presentation by nurse anesthetist students from Duke University Medical Center. The Duke students visited Yvonne Pleasant’s health occupations class.   More...

First-ever middle school Valentine’s Dance on tap

The RCS Middle School Student Council will host the first ever Middle School Valentine’s Dance next week.  The dance will be held on Friday, Feb. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

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RCS welcomes new technology director

Dan Suse, originally of Springfield, Mass., recently accepted the position of technology director at Roxboro Community School (RCS).  Suse is a certified instructional technology facilitator in the State of North Carolina.  More...

RCS Eagle Scouts soar

Roxboro Community School (RCS) students Alex Jones, Samuel Day, David Oakley and Daniel Oakley have all obtained Eagle Scout ranking in their Boy Scouts troops.  More...

RCS senior produces 'Wreckage' album

Roxboro Community School (RCS) senior Matthew Huff recently released his first ever album, Wreckage.  The recording of the album started on Dec. 8, 2013. The album name, Wreckage comes from Matt’s feeling of a breaking point.  More...

RCS students win ‘Carolina Idol’

On Saturday, Jan. 18, Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) own Kourtney and Kayla Baker competed in the Carolina Idol talent competition. Kourtney, Kayla, and their friend, Jeremy Dixon sang backup for their friend, Raquel Dixon. More...

RCS student to open for Rockin’ in Roxboro

Jenna Scott, a seventh-grader here at Roxboro Community School (RCS), is now a part of the Rockin’ in Roxboro show, scheduled for Jan. 25.  More...

Remainder of RCS school year to be busy

As the school year progresses, Roxboro Community School (RCS) has open enrollment, AP academy enrollment, a transition into the new semester, and lastly, graduation.  Open enrollment for the Roxboro Community School (RCS) 2014-2015 school year w More...

Long-time duo divided

The last day of school for not only my colleague, but also my dearest friend, was on Dec. 20, 2013. For almost 19 years, Joyce Lynn Oakley Sugg gave a huge piece of her heart and soul to the teaching profession, her beloved students, and to me. More...

From Roxboro to Rome

Over Christmas break, my family and I went overseas to Italy. We stayed at a hotel in Rome, but went many other places. More...

People in the Hallway

Question of the Day: What’s your New Year’s resolution?   More...

RCS Spelling Bee winners

Roxboro Community School Spelling Bee winner John Hall (left) and First Runner Up Daniel Mayo celebrate their victories on Jan. 8.   More...

Speaker to relate consequences of texting and driving

On Jan. 14, Roxboro Community School (RCS) Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.) members will venture to the Person County Courthouse to hear Darryl Reynolds speak about the dangers of talking on a cell phone while driving. More...

RCS gets into the Christmas spirit

Many clubs at Roxboro Community School (RCS) got into the Christmas spirit by helping others and the community.  More...

Different perspective on RCS's annual holiday performance

On Friday, Dec. 13, the Roxboro Community School (RCS) Arts Department presented the annual Holiday Program. “Two minutes before house lights go down,” came Mrs. Morgan’s voice from the headset. More...

Dixon dedicated to acting, singing

Carrie Dixon is a 17-year-old senior at Roxboro Community School (RCS). She has performed in RCS productions of Grease, Willy Wonka, Wizard of Oz, and most recently Annie Jr.  More...

Food for Thought donation

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Interact Club members Brandon Combs and Anderson Clayton presented RCS Managing Executive Director Natalie Brozy with a $100 check for the newly established Food for Thought Program with the money raised from the club&r More...

Ugly Christmas sweaters raise money for student council

The RCS Middle School Student Council held its first ever “Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest” to raise money. Teachers competed to see who had the ugliest sweater, and eighth-grade language arts teacher Sarah Morrow won by a landslide. More...

RCS welcomes new golf coach

The Roxboro Community School (RCS) Bulldog family welcomes Earl Gurtner, the new high school golf coach.  Gurtner, raised in Minnesota, worked for Virginia Tech as a visiting professor of purchasing for several years and was a sales manager.&nbs More...

RCS FFA and FBLA adopt Christmas families

FBLA and FFA members Makayla Maloney (right) and Kelsey Pleasant load up a trunk full of Christmas gifts for the RCS Christmas Adopt-A-Child program. The gifts were delivered to the Person County Department of Social Services. More...

People in the Hall

We asked the question: How do you feel about upcoming exams?  Matt Ryan, 12th-grade student:   “I’m way too stupid to take exams and pass them. I’m not prepared at all and I’ll probably cry during my APUSH (AP U.S. More...