RISD school-based clinics successful
Little River Health Care in Rockdale was recently awarded the Employers for Education Excellence Bronze Award by the Texas State Board of Education.
This award honors employers who implement a policy or procedure to encourage and support employees who actively participate in activities of the school. Full Story
After-school programs can help teens at risk of dropping out
The following article from U.S. News outlines the significance of afterschool programs—like RISD’s iTigers ACE (Afterschool Centers on Education) program—and how they help prevent high school students from dropping out:
The hours between 3-7 p.m. can be risky for many high school students, as they are often alone and unsupervised. Full Story
Rockdale ISD news
Elementary School— Upcoming events:
• All of Nov. – Pennies for Patients Program (support for cancer patients) Full Story
ON DISPLAY—RISD Community Relations Director, Allen Sanders, stands with Courtney Paulsen, nurse practitioner for LRHC school-based clinics, in front of their presentation table at the John Hoyle Administrative Leadership Institute in College Station earlier this month. Full Story
2nd ‘Christmas at Kay’ offers choirs, orchestra
Rockdale’s second annual “Christmas at the Kay” musical celebration of the season will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 in the historic, restored Kay Theater downtown.
Music will be performed by the Communities in Concert Band and the Rockdale Community Choir, both under the direction of Lee Thomason. Full Story