First ever RCS student accepted to Governor’s School

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Alycia Parker made history this week by being the first RCS student to be accepted into The Governor’s School of North Carolina.  More...

Educate girls and change the world

'Girl Rising' fundraiser to be held at Kirby Theatre

On Friday, April 10, I will be hosting a showing of a documentary called Girl Rising at the Kirby Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5, and all of the proceeds benefit Girl Rising.  More...

RCS Beta Club gives back

On Friday, March 20, the Roxboro Community School (RCS) Beta Club sponsored Freedom Friday for its monthly service project.  From 7 to 8 a.m., Tricia’s Espresso gave a portion of the proceeds made within the hour to Beta Club, which then d More...

RCS making history in sand

Sand volleyball has been added to the list of sports at Roxboro Community School (RCS) for the first time in history.  What was once simply a thought has become a reality and has given nine girls the opportunity to broaden their love and interes More...

Elana Ingram named to East All-Region Team

Roxboro Community School (RCS) freshman Elana Ingram was recently named to the 1-A East All-Region Team for the 2015-2016 year.  A student being chosen for an All-Region team means that he/she is the best player in a particular position for a sp More...

RCS girls’ basketball team makes school history

Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) very own Bulldogs made history this year by advancing to the regional semi-finals in Fayetteville.  On March 5, RCS lost by two points to Riverside High School in Williamston after leading by 10 points for More...

AP Academy strives for success

Roxboro Community School (RCS) is known for its successful college preparatory program, which provides students with the necessary opportunities to excel beyond the school environment. More...

MAN ON THE STREET

The journalism staff asked people in the hallways of Roxboro Community School what they thought of Daylight Savings Time and “springing forward.”   Pete Tuck, athletic director  “Hold on. More...

Winstead awarded Eagle Scout

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Collin Winstead obtained Eagle Scout ranking in his Boy Scout Troop 239 of Concord United Methodist Church.  Winstead has been an active Boy Scout member since he was 12 years old.  To obtain the level More...

College acceptance does not define student

The college application/acceptance process — this chain of events is the one universally accepted form of success for students nationwide.  Colleges of all faiths, shapes and sizes fight over the best and brightest students each class has More...

Education — not always a right, but a privilege

It is strange really, to think about where everyone will be in the next year — universities small and large, adventuring around the world, or even getting a job for crying out loud — all possibilities of where my fellow classmates and I w More...

Bulldogs commit to play ball

Two Roxboro Community School (RCS) seniors have committed to play sports at the collegiate level.  Charity Gentry has committed to play softball for Averett University. More...

RCS gets into the ‘spirit’

This week, Feb. 9-13, was Spirit Week at RCS. For a $1 donation, which will go toward prom expenses, students dressed up each day for ‘Merica Monday, Tired Tuesday, Bulldog Pride Wednesday, Throwback Thursday and Favorite Character Friday. More...

Parent volunteers keep RCS running

Roxboro Community School (RCS) has relied on volunteers since its inception in 2006, and would not be operating without their generosity.  Parents, grandparents and others – some with no family ties to the school – have saved the sch More...

National School Choice Week

From its previous cotton mill status, it is quite obvious Roxboro Community School (RCS) is unlike any other charter school. More...

Students cautioned about tobacco, healthy eating

LeighAnn Creson, health educator with the Person County Health Department, visited eighth-grade Academic Success classes at RCS on Thursday, Jan. 29. More...

Eighth-grade student ‘moved by experience’ of helping others

The Roxboro Community School (RCS) eighth-grade class recently completed a community service project for Duke Children’s Hospital by making donations of toys, gift cards, and hand-made greeting cards. More...

Variety Show coming up soon

The annual RCS Variety Show will be Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 and 7. Both shows will be at 7 p.m. and tickets are available for $5 each. The profit will go toward paying off instruments that the music department needs to pay off. More...

MAN ON THE STREET

By Madison Fuller and Sara Coates  We asked, considering this week is School Choice Week and we are celebrating our freedom to choose where we attend school,   More...

FROM THE EAST COAST TO EUROPE

RCS student relates experiences, surprises, discoveries while visiting Italy, Greece

Over the winter break, my grandparents invited me to go to Italy with them to see my aunt, their daughter. More...

Daniel Mayo wins RCS Spelling Bee

The 2015 Roxboro Community School Spelling Bee, which lasted for 46 rounds, ended in a crossfire of words between runner up Carter Hall and winner Daniel Mayo. The winning word was Madagascar. More...

Shoes you can lose, that others can use

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Maria Carver is now collecting shoes to send to kids and adults in Africa who cannot afford them on their own.  The nicer shoes are going to be sold and the money will be used to dig wells in parts of Africa More...

Middle school considering book club

Roxboro Community School (RCS) seventh-grade Academic Success teacher Anita Swanik and eighth-grade student Dustin Humphries hope to start a book club for middle schoolers.  On Tuesday, Jan. More...

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...