High School Highlights - Sept. 19

A weekly update of Rowan County Senior High News


Be sure to wear your green and white on Fridays to show your Viking Pride!

It's a great day to be a viking!!!

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MSU College Fair

All seniors will be attending the MSU College Fair on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 9:00am.

Kentucky Wesleyan Lunch Visit

Any student who is interested in attending Kentucky Wesleyan is encouraged to meet with an admissions counselor during lunch on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

Viking Thespians Parent Meeting

There will be a Viking Thespians Parent Meeting on September 22nd at 5pm in the PAC. All thespians and their parents are welcome. We will induct new members, get fundraising packets, and plan the 2016-2017 season.

Our link: http://www.rowan.kyschools.us/1/Content2/theatre

Perfect Attendance Ice Cream Social

There will be a Perfect Attendance Ice Cream Social on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 2:30pm in the Viking Cafe. All students with perfect attendance from August 11th through September 23rd may attend.

Veterans Day Essay

Veterans’ Day essays are due to English Teachers by Monday, September 26, 2016.

The assignment this year is:

How could serving in the armed forces make someone more appreciative of their homeland and freedoms?

Essays should be typed and approximately 300-500 words in length. Each student’s name, grade, school, and teacher should be listed on the back of the essay.

The student with the winning essay from each school will be awarded a cash prize and a flag that has flown over the United States Capitol. Judges will be veterans representing Rowan County Veterans, Inc. and American Legion, Post 126. The winners will read their winning essays at their Veterans Day Program in November.

Band Competitions

The band has the following performances scheduled:

*Madison Southern Saturday, September 17th at 3:15pm

*MSU Blue and Gold Championship of Bands, Saturday, September 24th at 1:30pm

Please come out and support our band!

Calling All Teen Writers!

The Morehead Writing Project is hosting Teen Writers’ Day Out on Thursday, October 20th at Morehead State University.

This event is open to all students at RCSHS, not just members of the creative writing club.

If you are interested, see Mrs. Johnson in room 95 OR Ms. Trenary in room 91 for a permission slip.

The cost to attend is $25.00. Your money and signed permission slip are due to Ms. Trenary by Friday, September 30th.

AP Exam Payment

Students taking AP classes for AP credit are required to take the AP Exam in May. Payment for AP exams is due to Mrs. Carver by October 31st. Students my pay the $92 in full or pay in installments. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Carver.

European Trip Information

Interested in taking a 13 day trip to Europe in the summer of 2016? Please check out the following website http://www.eftours.com/tour-website/1754557AY

Contact MIsty Litton at 784-5792 for more information.

Freshmen Volleyball Night

Monday, Sep. 19th, 5:30pm


Volleyball vs. Bath County

Tuesday, Sep. 20th, 7:30pm


Girls Soccer vs. Montgomery County

Tuesday, Sep. 20th, 6pm


Boys Soccer vs. Mason County

Wednesday, Sep. 21st, 7:30pm


Girls Soccer - Senior Night

Thursday, Sep. 22nd, 6pm


Volleyball vs. GRC

Thursday, Sep. 22nd, 7:30pm


Football Game

Friday, Sep. 23rd, 7:30pm


Girls Soccer Classic

Saturday, Sep. 24th, 9am