RHS student on National FFA Band experience
Rockdale students for many years have had opportunities to go and participate in activities that are exciting, challenging and fun.
This year is no different. Rockdale FFA and Big Blue Band Member Michael Zapata, due to his exceptional talent as a drummer, was able to travel and enjoy a very memorable experience. Full Story
Patriot’s Pen—RJH Eighth-grader Gracey Burns reads her essay at the Veterans Day Program. Burns wrote the essay to enter into the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) “Patriots Pen” writing contest. Her essay was chosen as the winner and earned her a spot in the Veterans Day ceremony. Full Story
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD—RJH Student Council members participated in a toy drive called “Operation Christmas Child,” in which donors decorate a shoe box and fill it with gifts for a child. Full Story
STUDENT PARTICIPANTS—Rockdale High School students were an important part of Tuesday’s Veterans Day Program, held at the RHS gymnasium at 1:30 p.m. on November 11. Students participated in the Presentation of the Colors, flag-folding ceremony, pledge of allegiance, invocation, reading of speeches and more. Full Story
RISD early student release 12 p.m. Friday
Rockdale ISD will release all students at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November 21.
According to RISD, the early release is to allow buses to return from routes in time to transport student groups to the playoff game in Spring.
This early out day will replace the December 19th early out. Full Story
Thorndale High School
Second Six Weeks All-A
Freshmen—Casey Carter, Rachel Krauser.
Juniors—Jordan Schramm, Savannah Garcia.
Seniors—Dillon Bankston, Ethan Biar, Emily Churchman, Savannah Driver, Raymond Snyder, Shelby Thomason.
Second Six Weeks A-B Full Story
Eagles conclude football and volleyball seasons
Congratulations to Chad Lagrone and the Milano football team.
After getting off to a rough start against a tough non-district schedule, the Eagles remained confident in themselves and kept playing hard.
The result was some fantastic football and a spot in the playoffs. Full Story