Parents of rising RCS Sixth Graders, remember the Sixth Grade Transition Camp is Wednesday, August 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. You should have received an invitation. If not, please contact Principal Donna Ingram by July 23, at email@example.com, with your contact information, and your child's name and t-shirt size.
RCS Parents, if you haven't signed up to receive emails from the school, please follow this link and sign up now: https://bit.ly/30ChOoq
A new AP Credit Policy for all UNC-system universities went into effect this week. Any student who scores a 3 or above on any AP exam will now receive college credit. (The required score used to vary by campus and by course.) https://www.wral.com/unc-system-all-campuses-will-credit-students-who-score-3-on-ap-exams/18485634/. This year's AP scores were released online on Saturday. Students who took AP exams in May should check their online College Board accounts.
Anyone interested in running High School Cross Country this fall, (other than returning runners) please contact Coach Kerry McKenzie at firstname.lastname@example.org 919.810.2415
High School Men’s Soccer tryouts will take place on 8/1 at 4:30 pm at RCS field. All participants must have a current physical on file. For more information email email@example.com or text Coach Allen (336-322-0231).
Registration forms for Little Dog Cheer Camp can be downloaded from the RCS web site, www.roxborocs.org, by going to the Athletics page and clicking on the link for Little Dog Cheer Camp.
Summer School students, test score reports may be picked up at the Front Desk any time during Summer Hours (M-Th, 9-3.) Report Cards are also at the Front Desk for those who haven't already picked them up.
RCS in Spain students and Profe are home, safe, from a fantastic adventure! Share their experience here: http://rcsinspain2019.travel.blog
Roxboro Community High School has once again scored well in the US News Best High Schools Rankings. We are, of course, #bulldogproud https://bit.ly/2rWUh2W 2019 Rankings Roxboro Community School is ranked #2,608 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation and how well they prepare students for college. All rankings: 2,608 in National Rankings 66 in North Carolina High Schools 9 in Durham, NC Metro Area High Schools 335 in Charter High Schools
The Roxboro Community School Board of Directors will hold its annual Planning Retreat on Tuesday, July 2, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Board Room at Person Memorial Hospital. A light breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m.
Drop/Add Dates for 2019-2020 are August 5 for Seniors; August 6 for Juniors, and August 7 for Sophomores and Freshmen.
RCS is seeking a high school math teacher for the 2019-20 school year. This full-time position reports to the High School Principal. RCS participates in the State retirement and State Health Plan, and offers the Pierce Group Flexible benefits program and a $10,000 life and accidental death and dismemberment policy at no cost to employees. Send resume to Darkarai Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RCS Men’s Soccer All High School students interested in playing soccer this year need to contact Coach Jody Allen through text (336-322-0231) or email (email@example.com) with their email address for the student and at least one parent, so you can be included in important information prior to our season starting this year. We will be using an App called “TeamSnap” to communicate. Please respond to an email invitation that I will send you to join our team.
Our traveling Bulldogs are enjoying Spain! Keep up with their adventures via their travel blog: https://rcsinspain2019.travel.blog/
The Fall Sports Athletic Preseason Meeting for high school and middle school parents will be Wednesday, August 7, at 6 p.m., in the gym. Athletic packets will be handed out, and paperwork will be turned in at this meeting. This includes High School Volleyball, Cross Country, Men's Soccer and Women's Tennis, Women's Golf, and Middle School Volleyball, Girls' Tennis and Boys' Soccer.
Beginning today, Monday, June 3, RCS will operate on Summer Hours -- Monday-Thursday, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. -- until Thursday, August 8.
The Roxboro Community School Board of Directors will meet Monday, June 10, at 6 p.m., in the conference room.
Middle school report cards may be picked up at the front desk beginning June 10, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
If you can't make it to RCS tonight for graduation, the live feed can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulrOQGyE8HI
High school report cards will be available for pick-up at the main office starting June 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Have a great summer, Bulldogs! .
CORRECTION! Graduation practice is at 9 tomorrow morning, not 10. Apologies for the error.
Class of 2019 graduation practice will be at 10 tomorrow morning. This is NOT a dress rehearsal, so caps and gowns are not required.
Summer online courses through NCVPS begin June 17. All students currently registered for a summer course should have received an email from Mrs. Oakley. If you or your child requested a NCVPS summer class but did not receive an email with instructions, contact Mrs. Oakley IMMEDIATELY at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-597-0020 ext. 401.
Graduating Seniors who attended Helena Elementary School are invited to "Walk the Halls" in thier caps and gowns on Wednesday, June 5. Current elementary students will cheer as Seniors march through the halls of Helena.Plan to arrive by 1:40 p.m. Report to the Main Office for check-in.
The PTSO will not be able to reschedule the Bulldog Yard Sale for this year, due to scheduling conflicts.
Summer Classes at PCC will start on Tuesday, May 28. Anyone who has trouble logging in should call Mr. Montgomery at PCC at 336-322-2258. Please log-in on the first day of classes to avoid being withdrawn from the class.
Final score 8-4 Uwharrie. We are incredibly #bulldogproud of our guys for their amazing season.
Defensive gem by the Uwharrie 3rd baseman takes us to the 6th inning. Score is 5-0 Uwharrie.
Uwharrie breaks through for 3 in the 4th. Michael Clayton is in to pitch early.
RCS-Uwharrie at 0-0 through 3.
RCS-Uwharrie scoreless through two innings.
1A West baseball regional finals continue tonight, Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at Optimist Park, when the Bulldogs meet Uwharrie Charter for game 2 of the three-game series. Pizza will be sold by the slice. We recommend car-pooling due to limited parking space.
Due to changes in the exam schedule and the time of the senior breakfast, graduation practice times have been modified as follows: No Wednesday, May 29 Practice Thursday, May 30 - Practice begins promptly at 9 a.m. in the gym. Friday, May 31 - Practice begins promptly at 8:15 in the gym. Senior breakfast to follow. Tickets will be distributed at Thursday's practice, once all fees are cleared!
$1 Jeans Days start today. Donations go toward instructional technology.
A RCS class ring was found last night, in a restroom in Gibsonville. To claim, contact middle school guidance counselor Suzy Horton at 336-597-0020, extension 116, to describe and claim.
OK, Bulldog Family, we took a hit tonight. But our baseball guys have got this best-of-three. Let’s all show up Thursday night, at Optimist Park, and support them as they take on Uwharrie again. We ARE #bulldogproud!
Class of 2019, please check your email for a note from Ms. Boatwright, and fill out an important form by 4 p.m. tomorrow.
Students who signed up for tickets for Thursday night's baseball game should go to the coaches' office and see any of the coaches to pick up their tickets.
Due to testing, the Bulldog Yard Sale originally scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, will be rescheduled.The new date is uncertain at this time.
Seniors, if you ordered cap and gown pictures the day Strawbridge was here taking them, please see Ms. Pleasant. If you ordered after that day, your pictures will be mailed to you.
We have sponsored tickets available for RCS students who wish to go to Thursday's baseball game against Uwharrrie Charter. Sign up outside the coaches' offices to get free tickets. First come, first served. Game time 7 p.m., at Optimist Park.
A High School Volleyball Interest Meeting will be held Monday, May 20 at 3:15 in the gym.
Bulldogs Baseball advances to 1A regional finals with a 4-1 win over East Surry. #bulldogproud
The PTSO will host a Bulldog Yard Sale on Tuesday, May 21, beginning at 8 a.m., in the lobby. The sale may begin in the PTSO room. Stuff a bag for $5!
Parents, if you have an unpaid balance on your child's Dining Hall account, PLEASE PAY TODAY, FRIDAY, MAY 17. Mrs. Russ needs to balance her books for the year, and there is a great deal owed. You can go to www.myschoolaccount.com or send in cash or checks with your student. Thank you for your consideration in this matter.
Friday’s Glee Club concert has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Winners of Senior Raffle Sheetz Gift Cards are Alisa Montgomery, $200; Will Meachum, $100; Candace Gentry, $50 and Darnell Woods, $50. Congrats!
Purple Pinkie Day Rescheduled The Interact Club will sponsor Purple Pinkie Day on Monday, May 20, before school. For $1, students can have their pinkie nail or finger painted purple to raise money for End Polio Now, a project sponsored by Rotary International. A purple pinkie symbolizes the stamp used to identify a child in an endemic country who has received the lifesaving vaccine.
The RCS Glee Club Spring Concert is this Friday, May 17, at 7 p.m., in the Multi Purpose Room. Admission is FREE!
4th Round 1A Baseball State Playoffs Friday, May 17, 7 p.m. -- Roxboro Community School vs East Surry. Barry Hall Field is located behind the high school on Old 52 Bypass, just below the tennis courts. Admission is $7. Only NCHSAA and TARHEEL passes will be accepted at the gate. The concession stand will operate before and during the game, serving hot dogs, nachos, chips, candy, and drinks. There are bleachers, and room for chairs around the field. Parking is limited around the stadium area, but is permitted at the Armfield Recreation Center, on the left just before the baseball field. Parking is also permitted at the school, but is a longer walk to the field. No pets are allowed on school grounds.
Parents, if you have an unpaid balance on your child's Dining Hall account, please pay by Friday, May 17. Mrs. Russ needs to balance her books for the year, and there is a great deal owed. You can go to www.myschoolaccount.com or send in cash or checks with your student. Thank you for your consideration in this matter.
Bulldogs shut out Polk County! Headed to 4th Round Friday! #bulldogproud
Bottom of the 7th and Bulldogs are up 3-0.
RCS parents, we are running low on tissues. Please donate if possible, and be sure to put your name on the boxes in order to get volunteer credit.
Those attending High Fitness at RCS tonight should park in front of the building. Parents attending the 8th Grade Advancement Ceremony will park in the new lot.
The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is adding a new nature trail focused on environmental education at The Rock Athletic Complex. A grand opening celebration will be held Thursday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m. at 215 Wesleyan Road in Roxboro. Attendees can experience nature while learning about the environment from educational placards discussing soils, forestry, water quality, and wildlife displayed throughout. RCS students spent hours creating the trail and the Environmental Club provided research and designs for the educational markers.
Seniors, please turn in your RSVP cards for the Senior Awards Banquet, to be held May 23 at 6 p.m., so we can get an accurate headcount for the dinner. You can turn in cards to Mrs. Hawkins or email her at email@example.com.
The Interact Club will sponsor Purple Pinkie Day on Friday, May 17. For $1, students can have their pinkie nail or finger painted purple to raise money for End Polio Now, a project sponsored by Rotary International. A purple pinkie symbolizes the stamp used to identify a child in an endemic country who has received the lifesaving vaccine.
No lunch will be served on Monday, May 20 or Tuesday, May 21. Testing will be taking place in both dining halls. Parents, please send a bag lunch students can eat in their classrooms. There may not be access to the microwaves to heat up leftovers.
Middle School Block Party will be Thursday, May 30. Tickets will be for sale for $10 Tuesday, May 14 - Tuesday May 21. Activities include dunking booth, jousting, double water slide, volleyball, corn hole, tug of war, water balloons, selfie booth, a DJ and tattoo booth. The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn, funnel cakes, dessert table, and the Kool Treatz Icee Truck. All food and drink included in the price.
There is a water leak under the pavement near the greenhouse, and the plumber has to shut off the water to the school for six hours after the repair is complete. In order to avoid closing school tomorrow, the water will be shut off at 3:30 this afternoon. Because of this, the Bands Concert scheduled for 7 tonight will be moved to Thursday, May 9, at 3:30 p.m. The soccer and baseball games scheduled for this afternoon will not be affected. School will operate on normal schedule tomorrow, Wednesday, May 8.
During Bulldogs Care Days this year, sixth grade students watched the documentary Living on One Dollar, and learned how poverty affects millions of people in rural, remote areas of the world. To raise awareness and money for the Living on One organization, students will sell friendship bracelets that they made this Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, in the Dining Hall during middle school lunch. Bracelets cost 50 cents to $2, and would make great Mother’s Day or Teacher Appreciation gifts! Please see Mrs. Carter with questions.
RCS in Spain is conducting its final Krispy Kreme sale of the year! Celebrate the end of the school year with a box of one-dozen glazed or chocolate iced doughnuts for just $10! Orders are due by Monday, May 13. Doughnuts will be delivered Friday, May 17. Please place orders using this link: https://forms.gle/ekG5CHgUJX9pMLi97.
RCS First-Round Playoff games tomorrow, Tuesday May 7 include Soccer at RCS against Camden County High at 5 p.m.; Softball BYE; Baseball at RCS (Optimist Park) against Mitchell High at 6 p.m.
RCS Seniors, please turn in your RSVP cards for the Senior Banquet, to be held May 23 at 6 p.m., so we can get an accurate headcount for the dinner. You can turn in cards to the front desk, call 336-597-0020, ext. 322, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents, if you have an unpaid balance on your child's Dining Hall account, please pay TODAY. Mrs. Russ needs to balance her books, and there is a great deal owed. Go to www.myschoolaccount.com or send cash or checks with your student. Thank you for your consideration.
Forms for the June 10-20 summer drivers ed bookwork are available at the front desk.
There are only 3 middle school yearbooks and 31 high school yearbooks left for sale. Please come to Room 220 if you wish to purchase a book.
The Teacher Appreciation Committee is asking for dining hall supervision volunteers so teachers can have duty free lunch on Monday, May 6 and Tuesday, May 7, from 11 to 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. To volunteer, email Suzi Martin at email@example.com.
The funds from this year's Dance for Change will be used to create a "Bulldog Bank" to assist our community with needs during times of hardship. RCS students are encouraged to recognize needs in the community and have a resource to assist. For instance, a neighbor who is sick and travels to Durham for treatments may need a gas card, a friend of the family who has to stop working to care for a family member may need a grocery gift card, or the homeless may need a gift card to Tricia's for a meal. Forms are in Mrs. Coleman’s room for students or staff to request funds to help someone. A committee will review submissions, keeping the requester and the person in need confidential, to determine the amount and how the assistance is given. Email Mrs.Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions, or students may stop by her room.
Please submit Box Tops for Education before the end of the school year, so we can get one more check this year. Ask friends and family to help out, too!
Drivers Education Book Work classes will be held June 10-20, in the auditorium at Southern Middle School. There will be two class sessions to choose from -- one from 8 a.m. to noon and another from noon to 4 p.m. The cost is $65. Sign up at the RCS front desk.
Volunteer Proctors are needed for EOC/EOG testing the week of May 20 - 24. If you can help any of those days, please contact Testing Coordinator Jodi DeVillier by email at email@example.com or by calling 336-597-0020, ext. 114. Parents, grandparents, college-age students and alumni are all welcomed and appreciated! This is a wonderful way to complete your family's volunteer requirement for the school year
The last day to turn in High School Attendance Screening Forms for 2nd semester is Friday, May 10. Forms are located on the school's website or can be picked up from Ms. King. Any high school student who has missed over nine days in a class needs to complete and turn in a form in order to get permission to make-up time-for-time. If forms are not turned in by the due date or if they are not approved by the Attendance Committee, a student's semester grade in the class will be dropped to a 59. Forms should be turned in to Ms. King (Room 219).
Students, please check the Lost and Found table, located downstairs between the front office and the dining hall. All unclaimed items will be donated tomorrow.
Dining Hall Volunteers Needed The Dining Hall needs help from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following dates. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mrs. Russ if you can volunteer. Tuesdays, May 7, 14: Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15; Thursdays, May 2, 9, 26; and Fridays, April 26, May 3, 10, 17.
Dining Hall Accounts Due Parents, if you have an unpaid balance on your child's Dining Hall account, please pay by May 3. Mrs. Russ needs to balance her books, and there is a great deal owed. You can go to www.myschoolaccount.com or send in cash or checks with your student. Thank you for your consideration in this matter.
Three RCS sophomores, Anna King, Kameron Angenola-Thomas and Taylor Anderson, have been accepted to the North Carolina School of Science and Math for the 2019-2020 school year. NCSSM accepts students who are strong academically and interested in a science, technology, engineering and math program of study.
RCS seeks to fill an upcoming vacancy on its Board of Directors. Please visit the web site, www.roxborocs.org, to download an application. Completed, signed applications should be mailed or delivered to Managing Executive Director Dave Ebert by noon on Friday, May 3, 2019.
Attention Seniors and Parents, The annual Former Student Reception will be held on Monday, April 22, 2019, at 6 p.m. This reception is for graduating seniors who attended an elementary school in Person County, including Bethel Hill Charter School and all Person County Elementary Schools.Seniors will need to RSVP to this event by completing the survey that will be sent in a separate email. Please note -- only students will receive the survey.