School budget hearing ahead Monday
Rockdale ISD trustees will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Central Administration Building to discuss their proposed 2011-12 budget and tax rate.
The proposed tax rate is $1.225, same as the current rate. Full Story
Art by Aaron Rubio, a senior at Rockdale High School. Full Story
Summer days still busy at RISD
School has been out for almost two weeks, but with all of the summer activities taking place in our facilities it doesn’t seem like we ever left. Rockdale ISD is offering summer school at the high school so students can recover unearned credits. Full Story
Locals on Baylor University Dean’s list
WACO–Lincoln E. Faulkner of Rockdale and Audrey Beth Johnson of Caldwell were both named to Baylor University’s Dean’s Academic Honor List for the 2011 spring semester. Full Story
FULL OF CHEER
Several future Tiger cheerleaders got lessons from the current Rockdale High School cheerleaders at the annual mini cheer camp held Friday at RHS gym. Above a group learns a sideline chant. Full Story
Do students change after four years of college?
National education study may surprise
IOWA CITY, IA—How do students change after four years of college? Do they become more academically motivated, thirstier for knowledge or better critical thinkers? That is precisely what a study by Wabash College in Indiana has been looking at for the past five years. Full Story
Trujillo, Garrison awarded 2011 CIP scholarships
Gause Community Improvement Program (CIP) met for its monthly meeting on Monday, June 6 in the Gause Community Center. It was reported that the two annual $200 college scholarships had been recently awarded to the recipients by Gause CIP member Darlene Anglen. Fabian Trujillo received his at the Milano High School Awards Day and Abby Garrison at the Mumford High School graduation. Full Story