Art by Carlos Garza, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
School board president threw parties for teens
When consumption of alcoholic beverages by anyone results in harm to individuals or property, it’s usually news.
If the incident involves underaged drinkers, the headlines are often bigger and, regrettably, more damaging in a number of ways. Full Story
CHRISTMAS TREAT— Residents of Manor Oaks Nur sing Home got a chil dren sang seven songs to the residents, handed ou t homemade special holiday treat on Thursday. Full Story
Become familiar with college entrance requirements
While particular requirements vary, every college sets some standard for evaluating prospective students. Even colleges with an open admissions policy will look at your high school record and other factors to decide which courses you will be allowed to take. So it’s worth knowing about admissions requirements before you start applying to colleges. Full Story
RISD band students earn all-region honors
Rockdale’s Vargas, Milano’s Thomason qualify for area auditions
Twenty Rockdale ISD band students recently earned all-region honors at Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB; Class 3A and under) Region 18/26 auditions, according to RHS band director Adrian Acevado and RJH director Lance Walker. Full Story
Moore earns Exelsor associates in nursing
ALBANY, NY–Excelsior College in Albany, New York has announced that LaTasha Sherie Moore of Rockdale, has earned an associate in science in nursing from the college. Full Story
Ways children can be philanthropic this season
During a season when it seems more emphasis is placed on receiving gifts than doing much giving, children can learn the benefits of doing work that benefits others.
Volunteering or other philanthropic endeavors can teach important life lessons and help kids feel good about themselves in the process. Full Story
BEARY MERRY CHRISTMAS
‘BEARY MERRY’ CHRISTMAS–Students in Neva Caffey’s Pre-K classes at Milano Elementary School were like Santa’s elves last week, decorating things in a “Beary Merry Full Story
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