Jentsch, Gage top MHS graduates for 2012
MILANO—John Charles Jentsch is the valedictorian and Hunter Lee Gage the salutatorian of the 33-member Milano High School graduating class of 2012.
Principal Greg Decker said the two will deliver addresses during commencement exercises set for 8 p.m. Friday at Pruett Field. Baccalaureate services were held Sunday in the MHS cafetorium. Full Story
Gause eighth grade graduation set Thursday at GISD gym
Gause Junior High’s eighth grade graduation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24 in the Gause School Gym. At 8 a.m. on Friday, GISD will hold awards ceremonies for the rest of the school in the gym. Students will be dismissed for summer vacation when their class awards are finished. Full Story
PROJECT GRADUATION TIME
PROJECT GRADUATION TIME— Project Graduation, Rockdale’s annual lock-in alcohol-free post-graduation activity for RHS seniors and their dates, will be held from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Full Story
Hitting the right notes
‘Parade’ concert shows off RISD band programs
Young Rockdale musicians were in tune with the past, present and future Thursday evening in the annual RHS Parade of Bands spring concert in the school auditorium.
Every RISD band, from the sixth-grade beginner band to the Big Blue Band From Tigerland performed and there were a couple of special numbers. Full Story
Remember Tiger pride
Last week was an amazing week in our district. Students and staff across our district displayed their inspiring work through several events. Early in the week we had junior high and high school students inducted into the Junior National Honor Society and the National Honor Society. Full Story
St. Paul graduation ceremonies set Thursday
THORNDALE—St. Paul Lutheran School in Thorndale will close its 122nd year on Thursday, May 24. On Wednesday, May 23, graduation will take place in the church for PK4, Kindergarten and eighth grade at 6 p.m. Refreshments in the East Wing will follow. Full Story
RISD parent involvment meeting set Tuesday
Rockdale ISD will hold a Parent Involvement meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 in the Rockdale Junior High Commons, Pam Kaufmann, Rockdale ISD assistant superintedent for instruction and administration, announced. Full Story
Breakfast Monday—Memorial Day holiday. Tuesday-Thursday—Manager’s choice.
Lunch Monday—Memorial Day holiday. Tuesday-Thursday—Manager’s choice. Full Story
Is your son or daughter graduating from high school? Congratulations! Your next step is to figure out how you’re going to celebrate
Here are great steps to planning the perfect party B ackyard barbecue graduation party? Keep it simple.
Make it easy on yourself and serve five to seven different menu items. The most common mistake made at a graduation party is serving too much food. Read on for advice on quantity. Dare to be different Full Story
NHS INITIATES—Here are the newest members of Rockdale High Haley Wright, Jacey Jerman, Emily McCoy, Samantha Muston, Taylor School’s W. T. Full Story
HOLDOVERS—Holdover members of the RHS National Honor Society Melinda Perez, Erin Daniels, Victoria Drake, Cody Skubal, Patrick are: Front row (L-R) Doug Mauldin, Jessica Schmidt, Mara McAdams, 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
Deciding between trade schools, traditional colleges
Today’s high schoolers face mounting pressure with respect to their futures. Even high school graduates who did not immediately go to college after graduating face difficult decisions about their futures.
For many facing such a decision, the process often involves finding the right college. However, options don’t have to be limited to colleges and universities. Full Story