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  • Category Archives: Knox County Middle

    KCMS students selected for Rogers Explorers

    Seven students representing Knox County Middle School have been selected to participate in an  intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science, and community service. Named Rogers Explorers after its founder Rep. Hal Rogers, the program is developed, coordinated, and supervised by The Center for Rural Development in partnership with […]

    Summer Fun and Fitness set to begin June 13

    The Knox County Family Resource and Youth Service Centers are set to kick off a Summer of Fun and Fitness at the Barbourville Water Park starting June 13th. Every Tuesday and Thursday for five weeks starting June 13 the Knox County FRYSCs will provide free admission for students and one adult per family to enter […]

    Science Olympiad wins at region, prepares for state

    On Saturday, March 18th, 75 students from both Knox Central and Knox Middle competed at the regional Science Olympiad Tournament at Somerset Community College. Science Olympiad is a STEM competition that has 23 different events for students to compete in–building, testing, and lab events. Three teams from Knox Central and Three teams from Knox Middle […]

    Students learn importance of teamwork and values in robotics

    In an era of automation with robotics, students at Knox County Middle School are showing others how the human element, combined with a passion for animals, can change robotics. The team competed in the statewide Lego Robotics competition held at Northern Kentucky University on February 4.  At the competition the team won medals for teamwork […]

    Knox roars past the competition in regional robotics

    Students became allies of the animal kingdom and showed off their robotics skills during the regional Lego Robotics competition held in Hazard on Saturday, December 10. The problem “Animal Allies” is challenging students to build a robot and solve a real-world problem that relates to our furry, feathered, and finned friends.  In addition to building a […]

    Count Me In! during high attendance week

    Can the Knox County Public Schools count you in? September 19 through 23 marks the annual High Attendance Week in the school district, and this year the district is wanting to make sure that you come prepared to succeed as part of the team. Each day will highlight a different focus on the importance of […]