RCS board retreat a success from a student’s eyes

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...