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PD / OPENING DAY FOR STAFF

Welcome back Russell Independent Employees! As we begin the new school year, the information below is concerning our Professional Development and Opening Days coming up the week of August 13th. 

Russell High School Advanced Placement Scholars List

Submitted by RHS

Russell High School Advanced Placement Program for 2018

Submitted by RHS

Russell’s record of concern: 1-0

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Senior Awards & Scholarships
Russell resource officer in line for state award

BY GLEN PUIT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

 

Russell students selected to represent Kentucky
RACE TO FINISH

Curley’s blast lifts Lady Rams; Russell walks off with Fraley

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Just in time, Justin

63RD DISTRICT BASEBALL ANDSOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS

Devils lean on defense, Manning to oust Rams

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Newspaper in Education

“Design An Ad” Contest “Write An Editorial” Contest and “Friendship Drawing” Contest
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Cordle cuts it for Kentucky Christian

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils turn heat up

Russell uses seven-run fourth inning to knock off Lady Lions, stay perfect in 63rd District

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

EKC Tennis Tournament

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils barrel over Greenup

High School Roundup

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

FBLA State Competition Results
SkillsUSA State Conference
RMS Staff Member of the Week
Author visits Russell Primary

BY RACHEL ADKINS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Students learn about writing & conversation from beloved author

PTA Sponsored Event

RMS Staff Member of the Week
RMS Staff Member of the Week
RMS Staff Member of the Week
RMS Staff Member of the Week
RMS Staff Member of the Week
RMS Staff Member of the Week
Devils red-hot from arc

High School Roundup

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils calm in West chaos

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Students talk ‘Tech Titans’ with author

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

ALL-AREA SMALL SCHOOL FOOTBALL

BY ZACCK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT
 

ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Hale breaks loose for Devils

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

ALL-AREA GIRLS AND BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS

BY RAY SCHAEFER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Superintendent Weekly Note #18

Weekly District Update From Superintendent Horne

Turkey Trot slated for Thursday

BY RACHEL ADKINS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Christmas Strings

GREENUP BEACON

Russell students celebrate success with pizza party

BY EMILY PORTER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

SkillsUSA Region 14 RESULTS
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
Russell High graduation Saturday

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Bringing the Wide World to School

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell rolls by Fleming

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Students learn from Baseball Hall of Fame representative

BY RACHEL ADKINS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell stifling

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell settles in at Rowan

BY RAY SCHAEFER 
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Red Devils tune up with routs

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

The Daily Independent's All Area Golf Teams

All Area Golf Teams

Greenup Beacon - Education in Action

GREENUP BEACON
EDUACTION IN ACTION

Russell Academic Team wins Governor's Cup Distict Competition
RATC students use virtual technology for class experiencce
Can’t budge Boyd after big year

2017-18 THE DAILY INDEPENDENT ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL

Fraley, Wheeler share in honors with Rice, Robinson

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

RHS Science Olympiad National Tournament
RHS Academic Team JV Challenge
Russell schools celebrate new office

BY GLENN PUIT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

All Russell vs Fairview

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Key grab, 14 hits propel Lady Devils

STAFF REPORTS
PREP ROUNDUP

Hensley, Layne follow UPike path

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Greenup Beacon - Education in Action

BEACON'S BEST

Veteran's Ceremony Streamed by Greenup Beacon

Greenup Beacon

GOAL Program at RATC

MRS. PHIPPS & MR. WILLIAMS' CLASSES

Russell, Blazer, RWHS shine in Governor’s Cup

RHS takes 1st in region

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lourdes willing to give Devils’ Hale a chance

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Georgetown Mad about Russell’s Darnell

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Archrivals split honors from memorable seasons

2017-18 THE DAILY INDEPENDENT ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT 

Russell routs Lady Dawgs

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Message from the District

Road Closures in Flatwoods

Russell students visit U of L

SUBMITTED CONTENT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell routs Rowan

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

RMS Science Olympiad
Latin Convention 2018 Results

Mr. Phillip Traina
Latin Instructor

RMS Staff Member of the Week
Downs to be Georgetown's

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Educator unveil alternate proposal

KENTUCKY PENSIONS

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils breeze past Morgan Co.

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Message from the Superintendent
Message from the Superintendent

IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ!

RMS Mathcounts
Lady Devils deliver with defense

BY RAY SCHAEFER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

"Magna-Strength" wins at Tri-State Glockner Dare to Dream Pitch Contest
RMS Staff Member of the Week
Poised to make noise

Local players aiming high in Lexington

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Greenup Beacon - Education in Action

GREENUP BEACON
EDUACTION IN ACTION

Greenup Beacon - Education in Action

GREENUP BEACON
EDUCATION IN ACTION

GOAL Program at RATC

MRS. WILBURN'S CLASS

Hale pens new tale

Russell senior point guard reinvents self as team leader

BY JAMES COLLIER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Support-group creators want to expand

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Russell dance enjoys success

Teams fare well in national competition

CONTENT SUBMITTED BY LAUREN BURGESS
IN DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell, Raceland excel at state Governor’s Cup

BY RACHEL ADKINS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

AK Steel Self-Reliance finalists named

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Message from the Superintendent
Russell boys handle Rowan

BY BRAD LAUX
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Getting messy for a good cause

BY RACHEL ADKINS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Help for children with jailed parents

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell High School - 2018 Governor's Cup Champions
RMS Staff Member of the Week
Team-first mentality

16th REGION TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Clarke chooses doubles route, partners up with Meek for win

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils dump Comets

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Sanders hits GW shot for Russell

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

DEVILS DART BACK

Russell avenges loss to Ashland with hot shooting, 69-65

BY ROCKY STANLEY 
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Message from the Superintendent
RMS Staff Member of the Week
Can't miss sisters

16th Region Tennis Tournament

East Carter, Russell siblings to duel in doubles play

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell follows beat of Busick

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Red Devils do it with defense

Energized by holiday play, Russell shuts down East Carter

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell uses defense to drop Mason

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

A display of true sportsmanship

RUSSELL CHALLENGER LEAGUE

Program creates welcoming basketball environment

CHARLES ROMANS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Educators, Assemble!

Teachers rally downtown for pensions and school funding

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell quiets Kittens

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Can't cross off Devils

BY  MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell district to sell former board office

Headquarters moved to Flatwoods in October

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Darnell has 2K company in Layne

DISHING THE WEEKLY DIME

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

‘It starts with me’

Russell Middle School hears presentation about ending racism and bullying

BY EMILY PORTER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Medal of Honor recipient at RHS

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Young Devils big vs Boyd

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Finishing kick for Lady Devils

MARV MEREDITH CLASSIC
Golden Eagles fall to Pioneers

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Just a 2K day for Russell’s Darnell

Senior second Lady Devil to reach 2,000 points

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils pick Panthers apart in 4th

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Honor student, swimmer now also has fitness title

BY LEE WARD
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils link up to edge Johnson Central

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

’Cats, Devils share in fun

MARV MEREDITH CLASSIC
Ashland takes down Lewis, Russell knocks off youthful Chesapeake

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Back in full swing after snow

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell Middle wins 1st overall at academic meet

Ashland Middle wins future problem solving

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils perfect vs Ironton

STAFF REPORT

Message from the Superintendent
School budget plans spoiled

Education cuts have ‘flipped everything upside down’

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Stump pumped about next step

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

(Former Red Devil) Hensley give WVSU push to Nationals

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Greenup Beacon - Education in Action

Hank Bond with Greenup Beacon talks with Superintendent Horne

Message from the Superintendent
Russell’s roll produces 20th win

Lady Devils continue domination of 63rd District opponents

BY RAY SCHAEFER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Seaton taking Transy splash

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Presence of captain aids Russell sweep

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell turns it on, zooms by Raceland

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils use Whitt-ness

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

SURGING SANDERS

Junior scores 20, lifts Russell

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Stumpin’, thumpin’

Russell Senior Night features special return, lopsided win

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell glovin' it vs Kittens

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

 

King's Daughters Health Foundation announces 2017 scholarship winners

STAFF REPORT

Darnell ignites Devils

Senior’s all-around play too much for Lewis Co.

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils dominate South Point

H.S. HOOPS ROUNDUP

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils in Control

Manning, offensive outburst propels Russell past Raceland, 14-4

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Ferguson fills in blank

Russell two-time state doubles titlist signs with Georgetown

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

TY’S THE LIMIT

Russell’s Mitchell holds stop sign by staying on go

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

RMS Staff Member of the Week
Students’ response to Hurricane María teaches global competency

BY CATHERINE DEL VALLE
FOR KENTUCKY TEACHER

RMS Dancing Queens bring home 3 banners
One December Day: Poetry through Photography

RMS Class Project

RMS is Regional Governor's Cup Champions!
Google Certified Teachers across the District

Round 1 Google Certified Teachers

Russell girls edge Ashland

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

RMS Staff Member of the Week

RMS Staff Member of the Week
Mr. Derrick Elliott

Russell JROTC competes in CyberPatriot

Submitted by Lt. Col William Campbell

Devils catch 'Cats, 5-3

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

FOOD FEUD - Canned Food Fundraiser
Message from the Superintendent

Re: BUS INCIDENT ON BUS #61

Unlike most, students view ‘breath-taking’ eclipse at Russell schools
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Wet and Wildwood

TOMCAT CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL
DOWNS, HOWARD RISE TO THE OCCASSION

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Donation Assistance for Officer Tackett

Information on Donations

The Candy Man can

Russell Primary cafeteria staff creates sweet space to spark students’ interest in reading

BY RACHEL ADKINS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Region Cross Country Championships

CLASS 2A, REGION 6

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Beacon's Best

Greenup Beacon's Best
Week 2

RMS Staff Member of the Week

RMS Staff Member of the Week

RHS teacher wins prestigious math award

PRESS RELEASE

Russell in Elite 8 Saturday

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils get best of Boyd

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Beacon's Best

Greenup Beacon
Hank Bond

Rallyin' Russell

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Stamper collects 4, Russell thinks 8

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Lady Devils wallop Greenup

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Saunders, Russell fire away

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell board offices move to new location

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Took a lickin', kept on tickin'

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell gets on its roll

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Message from the District

re: School Bus Safety

Balanced Devils dance on

BY RAY SCHAEFER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell "Sams" door shut

Red Devils lean on defense, Ewing Russell 4 Boyd Co. 0

 

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENENT

Community comes together for officer

School district rallies for Tackett after house fire

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils dig in, stymie ’Cats

66TH ANNUAL KIWANIS BOWL: RUSSELL 22, ASHLAND 8

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Lady Devil DEE-livery in 2 OT

63RD DISTRICT SOCCER FINALS

Kynidee Allen strikes just in time as Russell avoids PKs, beats Boyd County

 

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Red Devils rush past Pendleton

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell and bustle

Lady Devils log fourth title in five seasons

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils hit, dance way to title

63rd District championship

BY JAMES COLLIER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Ewing and a prayer

Russell senior tallies four goals as Devils eliminate Tomcats

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Bath County girls, Russell boys race to team titles

EKC Cross Country Meet

BY RAY SCHAEFER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

RHS Sophomore selected for CSC

STAFF REPORT

Red Devils erase doubts, W. Carter

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Sam's Stamp

Sparks retires after 32 years, including 17 at Russell; Bryan takes over as AD

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Russell rises up

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell back in full swing

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT