RISD students begin TAKS exams in March
Three campuses planning special events
Students in Rockdale ISD will begin the 2010 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) exams next month, according to Cathy Ormsby, RISD assessment coordinator.
On March 3, students in grades four and seven will take the writing exam, students in grade 9 will take the reading exam, and grades 10 and 11 (exit level TAKS exam) will take the TAKS English Language Arts exam. Full Story
SPLISH SPLASH Gary Westbrook, general manager of the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) visited Katie Williams’s sixth-grade science classes last week to talk about wat Full Story
Scholarships deadlines ahead at RHS
Deadlines for many scholarships available for Rockdale High School students are looming, some as soon as next month.
Kathie Bowermon, counselor, listed scholarships, qualifications and deadlines as follows:
• Angelo State University Carr ROTC Scholarship, participation in the ROTC program at Angelo State, May 1. Full Story
Reading club accepting
Applications are now available for the annual Bootside Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the Linwood Acres Garden Club.
Entry forms are available at The Reporter, in the RHS counselors’ office or by calling Elizabeth Holloway at 446-2168. Full Story
Art winners chosen by Milam group
This year a new organization has been started in Milam County. It is called Leadership Milam and is made up of area leaders in Milam County.
The purpose of the program is to unite the leadership from the different towns of the county, helping all to work together. Full Story