New high school secretary Betchan a familiar face
MEET RISD’S STAFF
After working for RISD as a substitute employee for the past three years, Christy Betchan has taken on a new role as the principal’s secretary. Betchan has always enjoyed being around students and helping the school district and for her, working behind the scenes is more satisfying than being in the classroom. Full Story
PROUD PARENTS–There were plenty of proud parents on the sideline prior to Friday night’s Rockdale Tiger football game as members the RHS National Honor Society and their parents were intro Full Story
Three locals awarded scholarships from TILF
Three area May high school graduates have been awarded scholarships from the Texas Interscholastic League Foundations. Breanna Leigh Miller and Corolyn Raye Holub, both recent Rockdale High School graduates, and Jeanene Lynn Tomecek, a May graduate from Thorndale High School, earned the honors. Full Story
Leadership Academy accepting applications from stellar sophomores
The Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities, a residential honors program housed at Lamar University in Beaumont, is now accepting applications from high school sophomores. The Academy is one of only two special schools in the state created by the Texas Legislature for gifted and talented high school-aged students to spend two years in a university setting. Full Story
Seven Rockdalians on
TSTC Honor Roll
WACO–Seven Rockdale residents earned places on the 2010 summer semester Dean’s Honor Roll at Texas Sate Technical College. To earn a spot on the honor roll, a student must earn a 3.5 to 3.9 grade point average for the semester. Full Story
1st Six Weeks All-A
First grade—Weston Avrett, Dara Doelitsch, Brianna Massey, Marcus Morgan, Karyme Santana, Layne Telg.
Second grade—Hanna Batten, Justin Gage, Justice Gilmore, Cordell Spears, Malinda Storey, Tucker Taylor, Angel Tibbitts, Mason VonGonten, Noah Wall, Dawson Warren. Full Story
Breakfast (all campuses)
Cereal, toast, breakfast bar, jelly and milk offered daily.
Monday—Egg, ham and cheese burrito.
Wednesday—Yogurt parfait bar.
Thursday—Sausage and egg muffin.
Friday—Egg, ham and cheese burrito. Elementary and Intermediate Lunch Full Story