RHS Principal's report for Jan. 29
By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on January 29, 2017 9:01 PM

This has been a very busy week/weekend for our Russellville Panthers.


The RHS Senior BETA Club traveled to Lexington this past week for the state BETA convention. Below are specific results shared by club sponsor, Mrs. Tanya Mullen:

The Russellville Senior Beta Club fared well at the state convention in Lexington January 22-24. 

Fernanda Rodriguez placed first in Digital Art. 

Kristin Vanzant placed second in Sculpture. 

Dilishia Thomas, Madison Morrow and Carleigh Phillips placed 5th in the Club Banner competition. 

Living Literature, Robotics and Special Talent made an excellent showing as did those taking academic tests. 

Fernanda and Kristin qualify to compete at the National Convention in Disney World this summer. 

I am very proud of the hard work and effort given by our outstanding young men and women. I am also grateful for the much needed assistance from our chaperones: Kelley Paul, Bro. Rodney Skipworth and Jeremy Bivins. These men and women helped to make our students' experience a memorable one!


The 2nd Annual RMS Spelling Bee was held on Thursday in the RSJHS Media Center. Congratulations to the following students:
1st Place—John Carter Myers
2nd Place—Rachel Logan
3rd Place—Harley Ayers

These students will advance to the Logan County Spelling Bee scheduled for a later date.

In addition to hosting the District Governor’s Cup Academic Team Match this past week, the RHS Academic Team secured the overall championship title! Mrs.Jennifer Rogers and Mrs. Donna Wilkerson reported the following results:

First Place Winners: Phillip Wilkerson, Maleah Buckner, Will Mullen, Quick Recall:Second Places: Matthew Wilkerson, Ben Slack, Kyran Williams, Allison Sadler, Future Problem Solving Team; Third Place: Brennan Hughes; Fourth Place: Anna Shoulders; Fifth Places: Adam Williams, Kaylee Silvey

(A complete list of places for all three schools in the competition appears in a story on The Logan Journal at http://theloganjournal.com/Stories.aspx?Article=news797 )

Congratulations to these students and good luck in the regional competition—Feb. 18.

The Russellville Panther Archery team was in action at home this week during their annual tournament. Over 31 different schools was represented as reported by Coach Jeramy Rust, who is very grateful and thankful for all the volunteer help and support with this weekend’s event. The archery team will be in action again this weekend as they continue to work toward qualifying for the state tournament. Good luck to all of our Panther Archers!

The RHS Panther Basketball team, accompanied by our RHS Cheerleaders, left on Wednesday for competition in the All A State Basketball Tournament in Frankfort. The Panthers easily handled their first two opponents, East Ridge and Mayfield, to earn a spot in the state semifinals before falling in overtime to Newport Catholic. Pedro Bradshaw and Jacob Naylor were chosen as all-tournament team members and recognized at the end of yesterday’s game.

A huge thanks to our coaches, our cheerleaders—who did an amazing job during their competition on Thursday, our students and fans who traveled to cheer on our team! 

Upcoming Events:

• RHS Basketball (Girls/Boys) vs. Logan County (A) 6:00

• RMS Basketball (Boys) vs. Springfield (A) 5:30 7th/8th
• RHS Lady Panthers (F/JV) vs. Todd Co. (H) 6:00

• RHS Basketball (Boys) vs. Franklin-Simpson (F/JV) Away 6:00
• RHS Basketball (Girls) vs. Franklin-Simpson (F/JV) Away 6:00

• RHS Basketball (Boys/Girls) vs. Franklin-Simpson (A) 6:00

• RMS Academic Team Regional Competition
• Russellville Panther Archery @Muhlenberg Co 8:00am
• RHS Lady Panthers vs. Fort Campbell (A) 5:00 

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