Members of Rockdale High School Future Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) prepared and served Christmas luncheon for the Rockdale ISD school board Thursday at RHS. Full Story
Want to be a scientist? Attending a small town school may help you
COLLEGE STATION – Highpowered high schools in a big city provide a firm foundation for f ut ure ac ademic s in t he life sciences, but so do many smaller schools, with the latter even excelling in some aspects, according to an unusual study by a Texas A&M University neuroscientist. Full Story
Host RJH second by 2 points in UIL meet
Rockdale Junior-High School hosted most of the district UIL academic meet Dec. 8 with Cameron just edging RJH for the district title in the five-team competition.
Cameron was the overall champ with 646 points to 644 for Rockdale.
Rockdale hosted all but three events which had previously been held in Navasota. Full Story
Merka picked for 2010 NASA scholars program
Clayton Merka, a Rockdale High School junior, has been selected to participate in t he 2010 N.A.S.A High School Aerospace Scholars Program. Merka applied for the program through the Scientific Research and Design class at RHS. Full Story
Intermediate UIL team third overall
Rockdale Intermediate School hosted district University Interscholastic League competition Dec. 8 with 489 students representing seven school systems and 13 campuses participating.
Rebecca King, UIL sponsor, said Rockdale Intermediate placed third overall with 274 points. Caldwell won the competition with 487 and Cameron was second with 300. Full Story
Hodges earns A&M
COLLEGE STATION–Tracey Samantha Hodges will graduate from Texas A&M Uni- versity on Dec. 18 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Rhetoric with dual minors in Psychology and Business. She will complete her student teaching at A&M Consolidated in College Station and plans to teach full time in the fall. Full Story
RHS STUDENT OF THE WEEK
This week’s RHS Student of the week is sophomore Raynissa Jackson. The daughter of Julius and Janett Jackson, she was nominated by RHS teacher Julia Alford who believes that she is one of the most positive students on campus. Jackson is active in RHS cheerleading, volleyball and band. Full Story
RHS students need help in coyote tracking project
RHS juniors Taylor Johnson and Dawnica Estes are asking community members to assist in gathering data for their Scientifi c Research and Design class project. The students’ project is entitled “The Human–Coyote Interface Project.” Full Story