All A state tournament, archery, band, BETA and academics make for busy week at RHS
By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on January 22, 2017 9:25 PM

We have a very busy week ahead of us at Russellville Jr/Sr High School!

Congratulations to our RHS Panther Basketball team on winning the All A Region 4 Championship this past Friday night at Monroe County. The Panthers beat Clinton, Monroe and Todd County teams to earn the regional title and will now advance to the state tournament that begins on Thursday in Frankfort. Below is information from Coach Calvin Head about the tournament.

First of all I would like to congratulate Coach Phil Todd, his staff, and our team on getting to the Class A State Tournament. This is a wonderful opportunity for our athletes to take a part of!

I wanted to update everyone on this week. Tuesday’s boys game at Christian County will still be played. The JV will start at 6:00 and V will follow. Friday’s G/B doubleheader at Logan County has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 30.

Class A Information:
Russellville will play East Ridge at 10 a.m. (EST) (9:00 CST) Thursday morning at the Frankfort Convention Center. We will be selling tickets for the game in the RHS front office. Tickets are $8 We will sell these until noon on Wednesday.

We are fielding questions about our plans for school during these days. At this point, those issues are still being discussed and as soon as we have a game plan, we will share immediately.


The Senior BETA Club members, along with Mrs. Tanya Mullen and Mr. Jeremy Bivins, traveled to Lexington Sunday for the state BETA convention! We wish them all the best as they represent their school as this event!


The RMS Academic Team was in action this past weekend for the District Governor's Cup. Coach Tina Shoemake reported the following results for the event:

FPS----------------1st place (Cassidy Farwick, Chaun Cheaney, Taylor Gwynette, Blaine Holley)
Quick Recall-----3rd place
Overall standing..3rd places
Luke Skipworth-------------3rd place math, 3rd place science
Emma Grace Gwynette---5th place social studies
Jennifer Wilkerson........... 1st place written composition, 2nd place language arts
Karlee Elrod.....................3rd place language arts
Graciann Beard................4th place written composition
Additionally, we tied with Chandlers for the Hume Sportsmanship Award!

The above-mentioned students have advanced to the regional competition!

Congratulations to our middle school students and a huge thanks to Mrs. Shoemake for her continued work with this program!! The high school academic team will be in action this coming week and we look forward to their results, as well!


The Russellville Archery team will host an archery tournament at school this Friday and Saturday!

Coach Jeramy Rust reports that the middle/high school team continues to shoot well and is right on the verge of qualifying for state. He also reported that 826 students, representing 28 different schools, are registered to shoot in our tournament this weekend! We wish everyone the best of luck with this event!


We also have several of our RHS Band students traveling on Friday to participate in the WKU Honors Band Clinic held Jan. 26-28. Those students are as follows: Kaylee Silvey, Shayla Oberhausen, Hunter Moneypenny, Brandon Johns, Zach Baker and Noah Brown.
They were selected from approximately 700 students from KY, TN and IN who were recommended by their band directors to participate in this event! We know they will represent our school and our program very well!! Congratulations to all!

Upcoming Events:

RMS Basketball Boys/Girls vs. Lewisburg (H) 6:00
RHS Lady Panthers vs. Warren East (A) 6:00
RHS Academic Team FPS and Written Composition
Academic Recovery 3:20-4;20
RMS Basketball Girls/Boys vs. Olmstead (A) 5:30
RHS Lady Panthers vs. Butler Co (A) 6:00
RHS Panthers vs. Christian Co (A) 6:00
Academic Recovery 3:20-4:20
RHS Panther Basketball All A State Tournament vs. East Ridge (A) 9:00 CST
RMS Spelling Bee in library 
Club meetings during RTI/AA: Art, Book, Outdoorsman
Russellville Archery Tournament
RHS Academic Team District Governor's Cup @ RHS
Russellville Archery Tournament
Wishing everyone a safe and productive week ahead!!


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