‘Math Facts’ seeks bike sponsors THE KID’S GOT HEART’—
Rockdale Elementary and Intermediate Schools are again holding a “Match Facts” competition this school term and are seeking businesses or individuals to provide bicycles as prizes.
“Students are given a set of math facts to memorize each week and take a fact test on Fridays,” Pam Kaufmann, intermediate principal, said. Full Story
Ten BPA students statebound
Ten Rockdale High School students will attend the Business Professionals of America (BPA) 2010 State Leadership Conference, in Fort Worth March 3-6, according to Kay Vance and Gloria Walker, chapter advisors.
All 10 have advanced through recent preliminary competitions. RHS state qualifiers are:
• Emily Ammon, medical office procedures. Full Story
Local elementary UIL teams compete
Results for District 29-A Elementary UIL academic contests have been released and local schools Thorndale, Milano and Gause had students taking home awards.
Thrall Elementary School took the top team honors, followed by Thorndale in second and Milano in third. Results for Thorndale, Milano and Gause students were listed as follows:
Second grade Full Story
The Rockdale Lady Tigers volleyball team collected donations at the door of their home volleyball games during RELAY October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Full Story
Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance to benefit scholarship fund
A Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance will be held Friday, Feb. 5 at the Patterson Civic Center in Rockdale with proceeds to benefit the Chuck Betchan Memorial Scholarship Fund. Full Story
Locals earn degrees
from Temple College
TEMPLE–A total of 70 students completed degree requirements for December graduation from Temple College and receive either the associate of arts (AA) degree, associate of applied science (AAS) degree or certificate of completion.
Area students earning degrees included: Full Story
SUPER STAFF–Rockdale High School students have chosen custodian cafeteria employee Carolyn Taylor (center) as “Super Staff of the Month” for January. Full Story
RHS STUDENT OF THE WEEK
This week’s RHS Student of the week sophomore Cinda Baggerly. The daughter of Tim Burns and Jackie Lacy, she was nominated by technology teacher Glenda Walker, who believes that she is one of the most motivated students on campus. Johnson is active in JV basketball, varsity tennis and is a member of Spanish Club. Full Story
ROCKDALE Elementary and Intermediate Breakfast
Cereal, juice, fruit, toast, jelly and milk offered daily.
Monday—Pancakes with syrup. Tuesday—Oatmeal. Wednesday—Breakfast pizza.
Friday—Cinnamon roll. Elementary and Intermediate Lunch
Milk offered daily. Full Story