All RCS' full-time, certified staff are provided laptops
In the fall of 2012, all RCS high schools students, grades 9-12, will be provided a Google Chromebook (laptop)
RCS was featured in District Administration magazine for implementing an online identity management program
RCS' Class of 2012 had a record breaking $18.1 million in Scholarship Offerings
Positive Behavior Intervention Systems Program Awards -Green Ribbon Schools: Huntsville Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Central Elementary, Holmes Middle, Dillard Elementary, SCORE Center, Reidsville Middle;Model Ribbon Schools - South End Elementary, Douglass Elementary
2012 Reidsville High Robotics Team - top 1% worldwide - 14th in nation - ranked #1 in NC; Team consists of students who are members of the district's only International Baccalaureate Program
2011 Piedmont Triad Education Consortium Signature Schools award - Williamsburg Elementary and NewVisionSchool
2011 North CarolinaStateUniversity Inspirational Teacher Award - Peter Williams, Morehead High
Greensboro College Hall of Fame inductees - Jason Tuggle, Morehead High; Jennifer Powell, Rockingham County High
National Society of High School Scholars Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction - Kimberly Thompson-Hairston, Rockingham Early College High
Held the 2011 RCS Educator’s Conference with 200+ sessions for employees
Gates Millennium Scholarship Recipient - Jacob Buccini, Morehead High
NCHSAA Indoor Track 2AA LongJumpState Champion - Courtney Crawford, McMichael High
DECA students qualified to compete in the International Career Development Conference - Tyler King, Rockingham County High; Annie Kate Smith, Anthony Paul, Kyle Weekly and Fortune Jones, Morehead High
The EV (Electric Vehicle) team at McMichael High placed 2nd in the North Carolina EV Challenge and was featured in the June 2012 issue of “5.0 Mustang and Super Fords” magazine
RCS Bands and Choirs Score Superiors in the NC Music Educators’ Association Music Performance Adjudication - Holmes Middle Choirs (five choirs), Rockingham County Middle Band (two bands), Morehead High Concert Band, Reidsville High Band, Rockingham County High Choirs (two choirs), Western Rockingham Middle Solos (Cory Lockhart, Mattie Wingfield, Garrett Wilson, Olivia Lusk)
McMichael High’s newspaper, “The Phoenix Scope” won awards in 7 out of 8 categories in a statewide contest sponsored by the North Carolina Scholastic Media Association
Morehead High School Varsity Science Olympiad team won 4 medals at the North Carolina Science Olympiad Competition
The Pride of Morehead High Marching Band won multiple 1st place and Grand Champion Awards from various competitions.
The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project Board of Directors named Rockingham Early College High School (RECHS) the North Carolina Senior Level School of the Year.
The class of 2012 earned a record $18,143,947 in scholarship offerings.
Rockingham County Schools
511 Harrington Highway | Eden, NC 27288
Phone: (336) 627.2600
RCS Vision: Rockingham County Schools will empower each child to be a life-long learner, equipped to contribute in a changing, complex society. RCS Mission: Through effective relationships with family and community partners, Rockingham County Schools will provide a safe, dynamic, nurturing, and innovative learning environment in which each child has the opportunity to reach his/her highest potential.
In compliance with Federal Law, Rockingham County Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age or disability. The following persons have been designated to handle inquires regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Charity Bumpass, 504 Coordinator or Dr. Cindy Corcoran, Title IX Coordinator 336.627.2600.