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Band spaghetti supper Monday at RJH

Rockdale Band Boosters have set their annual spaghetti supper for Monday, Feb. 7 at the Rockdale Junior High commons, spokesperson Monette Schweitzer announced.

Serving is set for 5-8 p.m. at $7 per person. “To-go” plates will be available at 4:30 p.m., Schweitzer said. Tickets are available by contacting RISD band directors Adrain Acevado and Lance Walker, or by contacting Schweitzer at 512-760-6118.

Sixth grade through high school bands will provide entertaiment during the event.

Younger students UIL breakfast Tuesday

A breakfast honoring Rockdale Intermediate and Rockdale Elementary students will be held at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the intermediate cafeteria, Dyan Shelander, RIS principal secretary said.

“Family members are invited to attend the breakfast with their participant, but are asked to RSVP,” Shelander said. Those planning to attend should RSVP by Friday, Feb. 4 to the RIS office at 430-6200.

McCoy on Texas State fall 2010 Dean’s list

SA N MARCOS–Texas State University in San Marcos has announced that Adam McCoy, a junior audio engineer student in the sound recording technology program earned Dean’s List recognition for excellent academic performance for the Fall 2010 semester.

Texas State’s Dean’s List recognizes students that complete at least 12 semster hours and earn a minimum grade point average of 3.5.

He is the son of John and Yvette McCoy of Rockdale.

Four locals named to TSTC honor roll

WACO–Four Rockdale residents have earned a place on the President’s Honor Roll for the 2010 fall semester at Texas State Technical College in Waco.

Rodney Barcak, Bryan Thornton, Josh Von Gonten, Byron Walker are among those recognized with a scholastic achievement of a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.

Barcak is a student in Industri- al Systems & Engineering Technology. Thornton, Von Gonten and Walker are all students in Instrumentation, Computerized Controls & Robotics.

Milano Project Grad group sets fund-raisers

MILANO–Milano High School seniors are raising money for their Project Graduation event in May. The drug-free, alcoholfree all night event is held after commencement ceremonies at the school cafeteria. The group has scheduled an upcoming fundraiser.

Then, a pancake supper will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the school cafeteria. Price is $5 per plate and will include a short stack, bacon or sausage and drink.

Rabies clinic set at Thorndale city park

THORNDALE–Thorndale Middle School is sponsoring a rabies clinic from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at the pavillion at Thorndale’s city park, according to spokesperson Jana Richardson.

Dr. Arlon Graef, DVM and his staff from Graef Veterinary Hospital of Taylor will be on hand to administer rabies shots and other shots for your cats and dogs. The rabies shots will be $5 and other shots will be available.

Please use a leash on dogs and a carrier for cats, Richardson said.

Book Fair time at Thorndale Elementary

THORNDALE–Thorndale Elementary Library will hold its annual book fair Monday, Feb. 14 through Thursday, Feb. 17, elementary aide Valerie Page said. The book fair will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

The “Family Night” at the book fair will be Feb. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in order to give parents an opportunity to attend the book fair w ith their children. On “Family Night” there will be a special guest so bring your camera for a special photo opportunity, Page said.

Students may select their books and take them the same day as purchased. These books do not have to be ordered. The profit from the book fair will be used to purchase additional library materials. All community members are welcome to attend, Page said.


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