Art by Darion Ramirez, a freshman at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Cereal, toast, breakfast bar and milk offered daily.
Monday— French toast sticks, syrup.
Tuesday—Biscuits and gravy.
Thursday—Egg and sausage burrito.
Friday— Scrambled eg gs with cheese.
Junior High Breakfast Full Story
Grayson, Gerthe ‘true Tigers’
First of all, I would like to thank all of our stakeholders that voted in the school board election that ended this past Saturday. It is refreshing to see democracy in action when citizens cast votes to elect people to a public office. Full Story
RJH sixth grade band earns ‘best in class’
All Rockdale soloists earn ‘superior’ ratings
SEALY–The Rockdale Junior High sixth grade band were named “Best in Class”, along with earning Division I ratings in both concert and sightreading during the Sealy Music Festival on Friday, according to assistant band director Lance Walker.
The “best in class” award means the group won the entire competition as best band. Full Story
Here are award winners from the RHS Big Blue Band Banquet, held Thursday in the junior-high commons. Full Story
Spring concert Thursday The annual Rockdale Big Blue Band spring concert and awards presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19 in the RHS auditorium, band director Adrian Acevedo announced. Retiring Weed, Streck to be honored May 24 Full Story
PRAYERS FOR CHASE–
Students, faculty and staff at Milano ISD wore blue “Prayers for Chase” shirts on May 11 in honor of MHS senior Chase Ellison who was critically injured in an April 23 rollover accident i Full Story
Dodd, Love are top 2011 graduates at MHS
MILANO—Allison Christine Dodd is the valedictorian and Taryn Dayne Love the salutatorian of the 33-member Milano High School graduating class of 2011.
Principal Greg Decker said the two will deliver addresses during commencement exercises set for 8 p.m. Friday, May 27 at Pruett Field. Baccalaureate services are set for 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22 in the MHS cafetorium. Full Story
NJHS holds induction ceremony
Gause ISD National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony was held Friday in the school cafeteria. Seventh grade inductees were Marilyn Christensen and Justin Gosch. Sixth grade inductees were Jaylyn Barcak, Andre’ Bonorden, Cameron Cooper, Ginny Cunningham, Taylor Lange, Kendall Lee, Chase Silvey, Brandon “BJ” Smith, Carl Walker and Christina Zeig. Full Story
Whitmore students plan annual program for Friday
Piano students of Dixie Whitmore will present their 40th annual spring music program 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, at First Baptist Church, 240 Green Street.”
“Many different styles of music will be performed in solos and duets,” Whitmore said.
Students participating in this year’s program are: Full Story
‘Pomp and Circumstance’
It’s nearly impossible to attend a graduation ceremony and not hear the processional, “Pomp and Circumstance.” The march has become a graduation staple, but the tune was actually written for a different purpose. Full Story