Improved communication tool
The district is excited to announce the launch of a new service that will enhance communication by allowing us to deliver important information to you via SMS text messaging. This service is not intended to replace our existing means of communication—rather it will enhance them. Full Story
Some basic facts on school funding
With the 83rd legislature now in session, here are some of the basic facts on school funding in Texas. Full Story
ALL-REGION PERFORMERS—Twelve members of the Rockdale High School Big Blue Band participated in the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) Region 18/26 clinic and concert on Friday and Saturday at Texas State University in San Marcos. To qualify for the band, the students went through a rigorous audition process along with over five hundred students from two regions. Full Story
Loewe on East Texas Baptist fall Dean’s list
MARSHALL—Lance Loewe of Rockdale, has been named to the Dean’s List with Honors for the fall 2012 semester at East Texas Baptist University. Full Story
Thorndale High School
Third Six Weeks All-A
Freshmen— Bradley Betak, Emily Drumm, Pey tyn O’Campo, Jordan Schramm.
Sophomores—Ethan Biar, Jacob Biar, Emily Churchman, Nele Goetzinger.
Juniors—Alix Hoffman, Bailey O’Campo, Riley Schaefer, Cameron Youngblood. Full Story
Junior high teams host tournament this week
A reminder that the Gause Junior High Bears and Lady Bears Basketball teams will host a tournament this week beginning Thursday running through Saturday. The Thursday and Friday games will begin at 2 p.m. and the Saturday games at 9 a.m. Make plans to attend. Full Story
DOWN SHE COMES—Demolition resumed this week at the site of the former Heavenly Treasures building on North Main. Joshua Eaker (L) and Travis Slusher pitch bricks into a trailer after the building’s south wall came down. The 19th-Century building was damaged in 2004 after its neighbor, the Garcia Building, collapsed. Full Story
Milano NHS group sets Monday blood drive
Mi lano High School’s National Honor Society will host a blood drive on Monday Jan. 28. It will be held in the home economics room from noon to 5 p.m. If you are interested in donating, get in touch with Coach John Hughes at the high school, 512- 455-9333. Full Story
Fruit, cereal and milk served daily.
Monday—Yogurt, apple cinnamon muffin.
Tuesday—Sausage breakfast burrito.
Friday—French toast, sausage.
Elementary and Intermediate
Lunch Full Story