RHS looking for new band director
The Rockdale ISD is looking for a new band director after Joe Ray, who had led the program for the past five years, resigned effective at the end of the school year.
School truste es accepted Ray’s resignation in a noon Monday called meeting. Full Story
RISD public schools week includes ‘Parent Academy’
A “Parent Academy” given by local law enforcement officials and family activity nights will highlight the observance of Texas Public Schools Week in the Rockdale ISD. Full Story
TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK SCHEDULE
• Monday, March 8—Second grade UIL recognition breakfast, 8:10 a.m., elementary cafeteria; Family Science & Art Night, 6 p.m., RJH; “Parent Academy” with RPD chief Thomas Harris and Lt. J.D. Newlin, RHS library, 6-7 p.m. Full Story
AWARD-WINNING Five Rockdale High School students placed in the senior division of the Central Texas Science and Engineering Fair held on the Texas State Technical College campus in Waco on Feb. Full Story
earn TSTC Honor Roll
WACO–Four Rockdale residents have been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll at TSTC for the Fall 2009 semester. Full Story
Choir members earn high marks at competition
Members of the Rockdale High School and Junior High choirs brought home numerous medals at recent contest, Mary Ray, RISD choir director said.
RHS choir members competed in the UIL Vocal Solo Competition on Feb. 26 at Westwood High School. Full Story
RHS STUDENT OF THE WEEK
This week’s RHS student of the week junior Hayli Gregory. The daughter of Joe and Rusanne Gregory, she was nominated by English teacher Linda King, who believes that she is one of the most honest students on campus. Gregory is a member of the RHS Art Club and Science UIL, and also enjoys music, art and reading in her spare time. Full Story
Scholarship deadlines approaching at RISD
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
Rockdale Junior High
4th Six Weeks A-B
Sixth grade—Rebecca Balderas, Ashton Betchan, Jordyn Brinkman, Zachar y Brooks, Chlo’e Contreras, Rodrigo Costilla, Geritt Davenport, Shay Davenport, James Debault, Preston Dorman, Dakota Eubanks, Kathryn Faust, Gabrielle Garcia, Katelynn Hammond, Fredrick Henderson, Emily Ibarra, Ethan Krumnow. Full Story
Busy week at Gause ISD
Several extra activities are taking place at the Gause school this week. Fourth and seventh graders were to take the TAKS writing test on Wednesday. The Milam County Retired Teachers will hold their luncheon in the school cafeteria at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 4. This is a first for the organization to meet in Gause. Full Story
ROCKDALE Elementary and Intermediate Breakfast
Cereal, juice, fruit, toast, jelly and milk offered daily.
Monday—Pancakes with syrup. Tuesday—Muffins for moms. Wednesday—Cheesy toast.
Thursday—Donuts for dad.
Friday—Grandparents breakfast. Elementary and Intermediate Lunch
Milk offered daily. Full Story