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

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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...

Gym project moving along

Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) Raise the Roof construction of a gym and multipurpose area is progressing.  Steel beams have been brought in to support the ceiling, and walls have been knocked down to make more room. More...

Photo

Freshman Le Thach drives against a Raleigh Hawks Home School defendant during last Tuesday’s game. RCS won, 65-62.   More...

MAN ON THE STREET

We asked teachers at RCS what their New Year’s resolutions were.  By Delaney Sullivan and Natalie Walters Bullhorn Editor and Reporter   More...

Honoring our roots

While setting up for the 10th annual Roxboro Community School Holiday Extravaganza in November, a vendor’s father and I got to talking about when RCS was the Roxboro Cotton Mill. More...

All in a few decades’ work

Roxboro Community School (RCS) is just what its name implies, a school that’s been a part of the Roxboro community since 1899.  In 1899 the Roxboro Cotton Mill was opened and was a huge part of the community until 1999.  More...

Mill was like home for many

The average day of a 17-year-old now is nothing compared to one in 1953. Annie Hodges, now 79, started working at the Roxboro Cotton Mill at that age, following in her family’s footsteps. More...

Dedicated employee, until it came to Sundays

In 1949, a 17-year-old Garland Carver began work as a doffer in the Roxboro Cotton Mill. He worked alongside numerous other men and women, removing and replacing spindles. They were just one key in the overall production of thread.  More...

The quilt

Kim Brann’s grandfather, Charlie Suitt, was a supervisor at the Roxboro Cotton Mill. He started work in the Longhurst mill as a teenager and was transferred to the Roxboro mill, where he worked until he retired at age 52.  More...

Bulldogs Care puts ‘community’ in Roxboro Community School

Roxboro Community School (RCS) planned four community service days into its schedule this year. More...

Bulldogs Care

This past Wednesday, Dec. 2, Roxboro Community School (RCS) had its second Community Day, a day when the school runs on a half day schedule and from 12:30-3 p.m. More...

thankful

Since Thanksgiving is less than a week away, this Bullhorn is all about us, your biweekly Bullhorn reporters, and what we’re thankful for. More...

Bulldog becomes Eagle Scout

Jacob Whitlow, a Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior, has been a Boy Scout since he was 11. Whitlow has been in two troops, Troop 200 and Troop 239.  He became an Eagle Scout on June 3.  More...

Interact members visit Big Apple

On Thursday, three Roxboro Community School (RCS) Interact Club members traveled to the University Club at North Carolina State University, got on a bus, and were on their way to New York City with other Interact students from around North Carolina. More...

Bulldog qualifies for state cross country competition

Roxboro Community School (RCS) 10th-grader Brittany Smith won the 2015 Cross Country All Conference Champion title on Oct. More...

Bulldog signs a song

Baylor Howerton, a Roxboro Community School (RCS) freshman, is traveling to Lincoln, Nebraska this weekend to compete in the Sign-A-Song competition.  More...

RCS students give back on MOLO Day

Roxboro Community School (RCS) senior Talor Allen (photo at right) hugs a MOLO Day participant. The event was named for and founded by Class of 2012 member Morgan Long. More...

Bulldogs participate in leadership summit

Roxboro Community School (RCS) Beta Club members travelled to Concord for a Beta Club Leadership Summit on Oct. More...

Coast Guard commander visits Science Club

Peter Verrault, a retired Lieutenant Commander in the United States Coast Guard, spoke to the Roxboro Community School Varsity Science Club on Oct. 13.   More...

Community dared to enter haunted school

Roxboro Community School bands will present their Haunted School on Oct. 30 and 31 from 7-10 p.m. in the historic RCS building.  More...

RCS helping to save lives

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, Oct. 23. It will take place from 8 a.m. More...

RCS student’s art on display

Carleigh Barbour, a Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior, had five of her art pieces displayed at the Kirby Gallery recently.  A lover of art since she was a child, Barbour started becoming serious about it after reading a book series called Wa More...

Old mill haunted for 3rd year

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On fire for science class

RCS juniors, from left, Caleb Vanek, Weston Womack, and Andrew Jones play with fire during a chemistry lab.   More...

RCS Extravaganza slated for Nov. 7

Roxboro Community School will be holding its 10th annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 7.  There will be a lunch of barbeque, slaw, baked beans, and a Golden Corral roll.  More...

Bulldogs become DYW candidates

Roxboro Community School (RCS) is proud to have 11 of its seniors competing in the Distinguished Young Women (DYW) of Roxboro scholarship program this year.  The program will be held at the Kirby Theater in Uptown Roxboro today, Saturday, Sept. More...

RCS student enjoys wakeboarding

Kate Crews, a Roxboro Community School sophomore, recently continued on her four-year wakeboarding experience.  She started learning at Camp Willow Run, on Lake Gaston, when she was 11.  She hadn’t given the sport much thought before, More...

Sailing

RCS senior Laney Jones stands at the wheel of the sailboat that she and fellow shipmates sailed to over 20 islands this summer.   More...

Man On The Street

Work has begun on the RCS gym, multipurpose area project. We asked Bulldogs the question, “How do you feel about construction beginning on the Raise the Roof project?”  Taylor Murray, eighth-grade   More...

Bulldog Day today

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will host Bulldog Day today at RCS, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.  This annual event supports the RCS athletic program. It brings in money that helps pay for officials, the costs of the field and game supplies.  More...

RCS to host Bulldog Day

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will host Bulldog Day on Saturday, Sept. 12.  Bulldog Day supports the RCS athletic program. More...

‘My vacation to Italy was fantastic’

This summer, I embarked on an incredible journey to Italy. During my two-week vacation, I stayed in Venice, Florence and Rome. More...

Bulldogs take Rockets in season opener

The Roxboro Community School varsity volleyball team beat Person High School in the opening game of the season on Monday, Aug. 17. Shown here are Bulldogs Mackenzi Thornburg and Camryn Black celebrating.   More...

Expanded courses offer advantages for RCS students

In years past, Roxboro Community School (RCS) has offered a few online courses to students who were interested.  Said students would have to take these courses in the library during a school period or at home on their own time. More...

RCS mans booth at Personality today

Today, Aug. 29, Roxboro Community School (RCS) will have a booth at Personality in Uptown Roxboro on Court Street. More...

RCS senior communications staff

Roxboro Community School journalism and communications seniors reflect on their high school years in today’s Bullhorn. The entire senior staff is pictured here. More...

Journalism, not just a class, but a family

I actually didn’t even want to take journalism. I had taken band in middle school and freshman year of high school, but really wanted a change. I wasn’t sure which elective was right for me though. More...