The Roanoker - September/October 2014 - 13
Roanoke City Public Schools proudly presents
Our Accomplishments and Community Partnerships:
More than 2,500 participated in RCPS+,
our summer enrichment program.
Patrick Henry's Forensics Team won
the Group 6A StateChampionship.
Free dual enrollment classes for high
school students and two years of free
tuition to our graduates at Virginia
Western Community College.
William Fleming High School's Girls
Basketball Team was runner-up in
the Group 4A State Championship.
Graduates attend University of Virginia,
Harvard University, West Point, William
and Mary, Virginia Tech and many other
fine colleges and universities.
Collaborate with businesses like
Carilion Clinic, Junior Achievement, &
Goodwill Industries to enhance our
Career and Technical Education
Music and art at all schools.
A VH-1 partnership provides musical
instruments to elementary students.
Programs also with Southwest Virginia
Ballet, Roanoke Children's Theatre,
and Taubman Museum of Art.
Patrick Henry High School's Orchestra
received 1st place at nationwide music
festival in Chicago.
Partner with more than 50 churches
to provide mentoring, tutoring, and
take-home snacks for children.