RCS comes to aid of sister charter school

Roxboro Community School (RCS) students and faculty collected donations for a sister charter school affected by the flooding following Hurricane Matthew that affected North Carolina in early October.  More...

RCS alumni appear in feature film ‘The Matchbreaker’

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Class of 2010 alums Wesley Elder and Amaris Kirby star in The Matchbreaker, an independent film.  More...

To bring awareness to bullying RCS SADD Club presents Unity Day

The RCS SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) hosted Unity Day activities on Wednesday, Oct. 19, to bring about awareness of bullying. Many students and faculty wore orange to show their support of the initiative. More...

Chamber, business people present soft skills workshop

RCS seniors learned about good interview, resume and work place skills this week, when the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce and local business people visited.   More...

RCS celebrates 11th annual Extravaganza

On Saturday, Nov. 5, the 11th annual RCS Holiday Extravaganza will take place in the RCS multipurpose room from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For the first time, the Extravaganza will have allday entertainment from local actors, singers and musicians. More...

My experience with NCSSM Online program

This past spring, I was accepted into an online program with the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM). The school offers both a residential and online program for high school juniors and seniors. More...

The teaching experience of Russell Fryczynski

New Roxboro Community School (RCS) science teacher, Russell Fryczynski, is happy to be a Bulldog, but enjoyed his time as a Rocket as well.  More...

RCS theatre department produces ‘Into the Woods Junior’

Roxboro Community School (RCS) theatre department is producing Into the Woods Junior, a family friendly version of the play.  More...

‘A cause near and dear to my heart’

Roxboro Community School represented in 10th Annual LUNGe Forward 5K in Raleigh

10th Annual LUNGe Forward 5K was held on Sept. 25, at Midtown Park in Raleigh. More...

Bulldogs competing in Distinguished Young Women

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will have seven of its seniors competing in the Distinguished Young Women’s Scholarship (DYW) program this year.  More...

MAN ON THE STREET

We asked student athletes how they feel about RCS having its own gym for games and tournaments.  What is it like to be one of the first people to play in the new gym after playing so long at Helena?  “Fun and looks very nice. More...

Bulldogs visit Rockets' senior College Fair

Roxboro Community School seniors Brittany Smith, Josh Adcock and Brooke Currier stop at a booth at the college fair held at Person High School on Tuesday, Sept. 20.   More...

RCS students attend Commercial Dance Intensive

Last summer, Roxboro Community School senior Chandler Warren, junior Madison Satterfield and alumna Ashley Foreman attended Commercial Dance Intensive (CDI) at the North Carolina School of the Arts, which is a two week long, overnight, dance program. More...

RCS student accepted into Stan ford program

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Grace Hardy was accepted into the Stanford High School Summer College program on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California.  More...

Chuck Stone scholar

The Chuck Stone Program for Diversity and Education in Media is a five-day, four-night program on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) campus. Twelve applicants were accepted to the program this year, and I was one of them.  More...

New RCS teacher introduced

Roxboro Community School (RCS) has introduced a new health and physical education teacher, Melinda Goodson. Goodson also plays the role of the assistant athletic director.  Goodson is from Timberlake. More...

Winstead earns West Point admission, scholarship

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Senior Collin Winstead will make school history this fall when he enters prep school for West Point admission.  This is the first such honor for a RCS student.  West Point Association of Graduates offers schol More...

Middle school softball champions

The Roxboro Community School girls’ middle school softball team won their tournament on Monday, May 9, and are conference champions. They were undefeated for the entire season, with the exception of one tied game. More...

RCS golf team makes school history

Long days on the course paid off as the Roxboro Community School golf team made history. More...

Why AP?

May is the prime time for students in advanced placement (AP) classes to take their exams, which are given nationwide.  The AP curriculum consists of high school courses that are equivalent to undergraduate college courses.  More...

The Metro isn’t that scary

When you Google metro, you will probably find a definition. The definition is: a subway system within a city, especially Paris.  More...

Golfer gives update on RCS season

The Roxboro Community School (RCS) golf team concluded its 2016 regular season with a third place finish behind Franklin Academy and East Wake Academy.  The conference tournament was played on April 26 at 12 Oaks Country Club in Holly Springs. More...

RPD officers speak to Interact

Officers from the Roxboro Police Department spoke to Roxboro Community School (RCS) Interact Club members recently about how to act when getting pulled over in a traffic stop. More...

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...