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EDUCATION NOTES

Milano NHS to host blood drive Monday

MILANO— Milano High School’s National Honor Society will sponsor a blood drive on Monday, April 29, according to sponsor John Hughes.

The drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. in the school’s fine arts room.

“ You can call school to sign up, or walk ins are welcomed,” Hughes said. The MHS office number is 512-455-9333.

Little River Healthcare to offer scholarships

Little River Healthcare Systems is taking applications for five $5,000 scholarships to a student or returning student in the healthcare field. Deadline to apply is April 30.

Scholarship applications are available by calling Little River Healthcare administration office at 512-446-4502 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Applications are available for high school graduates from their student advisors.

RISD student transfer deadline is May 30

Parents of students transferring into the Rockdale Independent School District from other school districts are reminded that May 30, 2013, is the deadline for application for student transfers for the 2013- 2014 school year, according to superintendent Dr. Howell Wright.

There is no transfer fee.

Transfer forms may be completed by contacting Donna Melcher in the of f ice of the superintendent at 520 West Davilla, during regular office hours, Monday through Friday.

St. Paul Lutheran School opens fall registration

Pre-registration for the 2013- 2014 school year will open at St. Paul Lutheran School in Thorndale on Thursday, April 18.

St. Paul is a nationally and state accredited school that provides Christian education for children PK3 through the 8th grade. The school will be opening its 123rd year in August.

“ We of fer a full academic program and also include music (both choral and instrumental); art; Athletic teams for grades 5- 8; and upper level math for our 8th graders. We do currently offer an afternoon bus route to Rockdale,” principal Cindy Melcher said.

If you would like more information about the school or would like to arrange for a campus visit, please contact Sharon Willis, school secretary, at 512- 898-2711 or email Melcher at melchercindy@hotmail.com.


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