Art by Garret Timmerman, a sophomore at Rockdale High School. Full Story
A highlight of Texas Public School Week in Rockdale is the annual first-graders Texas Play, traditionally the last event on Friday before classes dismiss for spring break. Full Story
RHS musicians earn medals at solo contest
Vargas, King headed to state contest in May
HUTTO–Fifteen members of the Rockdale High School band participated in the Region 26 solo and ensemble competition on Feb. 26 at Hutto High School, band director Adrian Acevedo said.
Flutist Heather Vargas and french horn player Tyler King earned high enough marks on their respective solos to advance to the UIL state solo and ensemble contest in May. Full Story
‘Project Share’ brings the future to the present for educators
When speaking of the needs of students and schools many of us use the experiences of our own school days as a baseline for understanding. This type of thinking is quite natural and is important to preserve traditions and values. Let’s face it, our experiences in school are part of our culture. Full Story
RISD seeking calendar input
Rockdale ISD is currently seeking parent and community members’ thoughts on the 2011-2012 school year academic calendar. RISD encourages all shareholders to participate in the calendar survey or share their thoughts with a campus principal or Pam Kaufmann, assistant superintent of instruction and administration, at the central administration building. Full Story
Scholarship deadlines nearing
Deadlines for many scholarships available for Rockdale High School students are looming, some as soon as this week.
Kathie Bowermon, counselor, listed scholarships, qualifications and deadlines as follows:
• Bartlett Electric Cooperative Lawrence Karl Memorial, parent who is a Bartlett Co- Op member, at least a 90 overall average, April 1. Full Story
Cereal, toast, breakfast bar and milk offered daily.
Monday—Egg and sausage burrito.
Tuesday—Scrambled eggs with cheese.
Wednesday— Pancakes, sausage patty, syrup.
Friday—Egg and cheese biscuit.
Junior High Breakfast Full Story
Project Grad sets BBQ chicken dinner
Rockdale High School’s Class of 2011 Project Graduation will hold a barbecue chicken dinner starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 27 at the KC Hall, spokesperson Debbie Fischer announced. Full Story