Art by Kayle Mancillas, a junior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
THANKS BUT ‘NO THANKS’
Nick Bottom (Tyler King) is having a bad day. First the mischievous sprite Puck changed his head into a donkey’s and now Titania, queen of the fairies (Andey Perez) is in love with him. Full Story
Conquering the digital divide
When we evaluate student learning, what are we really looking for? Many times we equate good standardized test scores (such as the TAKS) as the best tool for measuring student learning. Is that what we really consider a good education? Passing TAKS means that our students have achieved the minimum level of learning. Full Story
Intermediate students earning green thumbs
Junior Master Gardeners growing vegetable garden
Every Monday after school, you can find Renee Sadler, Little River Basin Master Garden Association’s Junior Master Gardener Coordinator, at the Rockdale Intermediate School working with 39 third through fifth graders on after school projects. This semester the students are pursuing a Golden Ray Series Certification entitled Growing a Vegetable Garden. Full Story
Rockdale Junior High
4th Six Weeks A- B
Sixth grade—Yesica Acosta, Samantha Aguilar, Serena Allen, Mia Arnold, Ashley Barcuch, Michaela Bennett, Benjamin Blanchard, Brian Blanchard, Erin Blanchard, Hector Buentello Jr., Javonte Crawford, Kaitlin Deary, Andrew Diver, Katlyn Elliott, Xavian Ellison, Tara Garcia, Sierra Gereszek, Braden Hartley. 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:
• American Legion Carlyle Post 358, general, May 2.
• Clark (Petie & Tommie) Memorial Scholarship, enlisted for military service, May 6. Full Story
Incoming freshman meeting Thursday
Rockdale High School will be host a parent meeting for all 2011- 12 freshman from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7 in the high school cafeteria, principal Joey Geletka announced. Full Story
RHS STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Rockdale High School teachers have selected junior Mara McAdams to be student of the week. The daughter of Miranda and Larry McAdams, she was nominated by RHS teacher Janiece Lee who believes that McAdams is one of the most studious students on campus.
McAdams is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and plays tennis. Full Story
Milano ISD students get early release this Friday
Thank s to ever yone that came out and showed their support for the Milano Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary clothing sale on Saturday at the community center.
Students at Milano ISD will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 8. Full Story