Art by Sylvia Avila, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Little Caesers pizza orders due at school Monday
Don’t forget that Monday, March 7 is the due date to have all Little Caesers pizza orders to Milano Elementary and Milano Junior High for the PATCH Club fund-raiser. Delivery date is April 1 at the elementary cafeteria. The club’s goal is $1,800 and can be met if each student sells just two boxes of pizza. Full Story
Community collaboration is key to achieving success
Early in January I provided readers with the Rockdale Independent School Districts Core Beliefs, Goals, and Vision. Since then I have touched on different Core Beliefs and one or two goals. The Core Beliefs are the foundation for the Districts Goals; they provide the reasoning behind our Goals. Full Story
RISD public schools week to focus on creativity
Students will dig deep into their creativity pockets next week during the of observance of Texas Public Schools Week in the Rockdale ISD with highlighted events such as a “Career Day” and “Family Science Night”. There is also a financial aid workshop scheduled for college bound students. Full Story
ROCKDALE Elementary/Intermediate Breakfast
Cereal, toast, breakfast bar and milk offered daily.
Monday— Egg, ham and cheese burrito, salsa.
Tuesday—Blueberry muffin, donut.
Wednesday— Blueberr y muf fin, donut.
Thursday— Pancakes, sausage patty, syrup.
Friday— Cinnamon roll, raisins.
Junior High Breakfast Full Story
Locals earn degrees at Sam Houston State
HUNTSVILLE–Two Rockdale residents were awarded bachelor degrees during December commencement ceremonies at Sam Houston State University.
Samantha Lyn Hilker earned bachelor’s of science in mathematics. Full Story
‘GREEN ROOFER’–Rockdale High School senior Cedric Smith captured first place in the senior division Plant Science at the 55th Central Texas Science and Engineering Fair held at last Full Story
Milano Junior High
4th Six Weeks All-A
Sixth grade— Bailey Baggerly, Cashlynne Blake, Kaitlyn Bradshaw, Naomi Graham.
Seventh grade— Christian Grimes.
Eighth grade— Halle McManess.
4th Six Weeks A- B Full Story
Aycock band kept the beat from 1952-66
Editor’s note: The fourth edition of Susie Sansom Piper’s Black History Month series “On The Other Side of the Tracks” looks back to music and entertainment.
Another source of great entertainment for the community was the Aycock Tiger Band. Full Story