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EDUCATION NOTES

New student registration set at RHS

New student registration at Rockdale High School will be from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.

New students should report to the high school office as soon as possible to request school records from their prev ious schools. Schedules cannot be established until this information has been received.

New students need to take a copy of their birth certificate, their social security card, immunization records, proof of residency and a copy of last year’s report card if possible when going to register. All new students must have a TB skin test within the

last year.

Schedule pick up August 20 at RHS

Rockdale High School students can pick up their 2010-11 schedules at the high school office on Friday, Aug. 20.

Seniors and juniors may pick up their schedules from 8-11:30 a.m. Sophomores and freshman can pick up schedules from 1-3:30 p.m. Signs will be posted as to where in the school schedules may be picked up. Schedule changes may also be make during the assigned times.

Students may purchase high school parking permits in the office when they pick up their schedules. Permits are $2 each. Students must take their driver’s license, license plate number and their insurance card to the office before they will be issued a permit.

‘Meet the Teacher’ Tuesday at RES, RIS

Rockdale Elementary School (Pre-K through second grade) a nd Ro ckd a le Inter med iate School (grades 3-5) will host a come-and-go “Meet the Teacher” night for students and parents from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, according to elementary principal Robin Faulkner.

“Students are welcome to bring school supplies on this night,” she said. Rockdale Elementary is located at 625 W. Belton and Rockdale Intermediate is located at 1338 W. Hwy 79.

For further information concerning “Meet the Teacher” night, call the RES office at 430-6030 or the RIS office at 430-6400.

‘Tiger Camp’, 6th grade orientation August 19

Rockdale Junior High w ill host a sixth grade orientation on Thursday, Aug. 19 in the junior high commons, according to principal April Eschberger.

“All sixth grade parents and students are encouraged to attend. Students will be given schedules, meet the principals, counselor and teachers,” Eschberger said. “They w ill follow their class schedule on a shortened bell schedule. On the bell schedule, students and parents will experience passing the period and meet each of the teachers.”

Students will also be given a locker and be able to practice using the combination to open the locker. Additional questions can be answered by calling the junior high at 512-430-6100.

A lso, sixth grade students are inv ited to at tend “ Tiger Camp” from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the junior high. During “Tiger Camp” students will become familiar with the junior high campus, meet other sixth graders and engage in team building activities, Eschberger said. Students should report to the junior high gym at 9 a.m for “Tiger Camp”.

Golden Girls to hold mini camp Aug. 16-18

Rockdale Golden Girls, RHS precision drill team, will hold their annual mini camp Aug. 16- 18 at the Patterson Civic Center.

Cost is $25 for girls ages 3 and up. Registration will be held at Nmotion Dance on Aug. 2-6 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., or registration may be done at the door.

For more information, call Desiree Marshall, Golden Girls director, at 512-769-9800.

Milano Alumni offering Fall mini scholarships

MIL A NO —Mila no A lumni Scholarship Committee is now offering mini scholarships for the 2010 fall semester, according to secretary Carolyn Hafley.

All MHS graduates who have completed two semesters of college or trade school and are enrolled for this fall are eligible to apply.

Contact Hafley at 512-455-2473 or carolynhaf ley@live.com for more information.

TISD list school lunch schedules, prices

THORNDALE—School officials at Thorndale ISD have released lunch times and prices for the 2010-11 school year.

For elementary students, the following lunch schedule has been set: Pre-K, 10:50 a.m.; Kindergarten, 10:55 a.m.; first grade, 11 a.m.; second grade, 11:10 a.m.; third grade, 11:15 a.m.; fourth grade, 11:20 a.m.; fifth grade, 11:30 a.m..

Sixth through eighth grade students will each lunch at 11:41 a.m. High school students will each lunch at 12:30 p.m.

Breakfast will cost $1 each for all students. Prices for lunches are Pre-K through third grade, $1.75; fourth through 12th grades, $2; all teachers and staff, $3.

Snacks available all day in the cafeteria are fruit cups ($.75), bottle water ($1), large juice ($1), small juice ($.50), milk ($.50), Gatorade ($1).


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