A busy place
The Rockdale High School office is about as busy as it gets, especially the week before classes start. Here, secretary Debra Neal helps senior Jose Macias and his sister, freshman Brenda Macias, with their 2011-12 schedules. Classes begin Monday. It’s been a busy week with in-service training for teachers and other RISD personnel. Full Story
Art by Angel Lara, a 2010-11 fifth-grader at Rockdale Intermediate School. Full Story
Back to school bells ring
Well it is already time for school buses to run, carpools to operate, and for alarms to go off early again. Yes, summer has flown by quickly and it is time for school to start.
It is also that time for automobile drivers to slow down and pay close attention while driving in school zones. Also, extra caution should be taken around areas where students are walking to and from school. Full Story
AT THE BIG SCHOOL NOW—
Eightynine ‘loud and spirited’ incoming Rockdale High School freshmen participated in the district’s annual ‘fish camp’ held Thursday at RHS. Full Story
St. Paul Lutheran first school in county to begin new year
St. Paul Lutheran School in Thorndale opened its doors for the 122nd time on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Parents, teachers and students began the year with an opening worship service centering on the idea of “Fear not...God is with us.” Full Story
Breakfast (all campuses)
Cereal, toast, breakfast bar, jelly and milk offered daily.
Monday—French toast sticks, syrup.
Tuesday—Biscuits and gravy, turkey sausage patty.
Friday— Egg and sausage burrito, salsa.
Elementary and Intermediate Lunch Full Story
Open houses set Thursday at RISD
Class lists will be posted at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at both the Rockdale Elementary and Rockdale Intermediate schools.
Rockdale Elementary’s annual open house is set for 5- 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, where students and parents will meet teachers and can bring their school supplies. Full Story