Written by Will Montgomery

Beta Quilt

RCS ninth-grader Zaria Waddell will represent the school’s Beta Club at the National Beta Senior Convention in Orlando, Fla., June 29-July 2 . Zaria will compete in the Fiber Arts Category with her hand-stitched quilt.

When asked what her quilt symbolizes, Zaria responded, “My quilt represents a new dimension of Beta.”

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Written by Will Montgomery

Three RCS teachers receive PCEF grants

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, three Roxboro Community School (RCS) teachers were surprised with gifts that will benefit their students.

Spanish teacher Laura Carver, art teacher Anne Bettendorf and dance teacher Teresa Coleman each received mini-grants of $300 from the Person County Education Foundation (PCEF).

PCEF Executive Director Jennifer Kafer presented the awards, along with Roxboro Community Middle School Principal Donna Ingram.

Coleman said she would use her grant funds to purchase a rear projection screen so her students can create “shadow dances.” She said this would allow her high school students to be

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Written by Will Montgomery

Exam Time Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful

By Sara Coates
Bullhorn Reporter
Exam time? More like every student’s worst nightmare. With the holidays on everyone’s mind, the last thing students want to do is worry about passing a major test, but sadly, it is inevitable.
During this time, as students, we all fall into a

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Written by Luke Burton

H​elp RCS Help Lumberton School

RCS is collecting bottled and jugs of water for a sister charter school affected by the flooding from Hurricane Matthew. Between Monday and Thursday next week, please drop off bottles or jugs of water for Southeastern Academy in Lumberton. The K-8 rural school focuses on a math and science curriculum. We would also appreciate the donation of a box truck to deliver the water on Friday.

Written by Will Montgomery

Network Maintenance Clarification – 10/14/2016

To clarify, the only time you should notice an interruption in wireless access is from 12:15-12:45. The maintenance during this time may not take the whole 30 minute window but it is included to be on the safe side. The guest network will be down starting at 10:45 for about 15 minutes. The only other time you will notice a disruption is when you attempt to access the H or G drive or try to print to a network printer starting at 11:50 until
Phones will be down for about 20 minutes starting at 1:00.
Written by Will Montgomery

Network Maintenance

This Friday the Technology department will be performing maintenance on several important network/server components. The services/functions affected, the estimated time to be started and estimated time to completion are below. Please remember that these times are estimates and are subject to change should issues be encountered. Internet access will only be affected during lunch(12:15-12:30)
Services:
9:00 – Update Technology Helpdesk(EMails sent will be received once it is back online) – Downtime ~30 minutes
9:30 – Update RCS Website Software – During this time the RCS website will be unaccessible. Downtime ~15 minutes
9:45 – Update Destiny-  Downtime ~ 1hour
10:45 – Update Guest Network Firewall ~ 15 minute downtime
11:00 – Run Windows Updates on servers. No downtime until they are manually rebooted.
11:50 – Start upgrades on VM Host. Users shouldn’t notice network impact except for H/G Drive Access. Downtime ~30 minutes.
12:15 Update Network Switches. Reboot during lunch to give the least impact. Will cause downtime while switch reboots(~5-10 minutes)
12:30 Wireless Software Updates ~15 minutes downtime
1:00 Start Phone System Updates ~20 minutes downtime
1:30 Start  Windows Updates on Virtual Machines. Users shouldn’t notice any impact.
We will also be implementing a policy that requires your computer to be rebooted weekly. This can be done at your leisure and not forced or you will get a 10-minute warning if your computer has not been rebooted in the past 7 days. If you have already rebooted once in that week it will not force you to reboot. This is to make sure that patches are being applied to software on your computer so that security of our computers/network is maintained and so to keep your computer performing optimally.
Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns regarding the maintenance being performed or the estimated times. We will try and work around any issues that you may have.
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RCS Paints the Town Purple

RCS joined schools and businesses in Person County to “Paint the town Purple” for Relay for Life. Students and teachers decorated doors, hallways, the entranceway, and even the fence along Lake Drive. RCS Dance students also sponsored the annual Wall of Hope which allowed students to purchase a paper ribbon for $1 in honor or memory of someone with cancer. All proceeds go towards Relay for Life. The winners of the door decorating contest are:

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Written by Phyliss Boatwright

RCS seniors take home top three Distinguished Young Women titles

On Saturday, Sept. 24 Roxboro Community School (RCS) senior Catie Mooney was named Distinguished Young Woman of Roxboro for 2017, taking home five preliminary awards. She is the third consecutive RCS senior to receive this honor.
Senior Kailey Oakley was named first runner up, taking home three preliminary awards. Senior Chandler Warren was named second runner up, taking home four preliminary awards.
Mooney, who has attended the show every year for as long as she can remember, said that placing felt “surreal. “This year, just participating in the program was a dream come true, but placing made it all the better,” she said.

Oakley stated that she was proud to be on stage with all of the girls, and felt blessed to place. Warren continued to say

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