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 office of the superintendent at 520 West Davilla, during regular office hours, Monday through Friday.

St. Paul Lutheran 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 offer 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

Thorndale OAP, FCCLA plan dinner theatre

Thorndale High School will host a dinner theatre as a joint fundraiser for the Theatre Department and FCCLA starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16.

There will be a three-course meal prepared by FCCLA followed by a performance of the high school’s One Act Play, “After Midnight Before Dawn.”

Tickets are $10 and to- go orders are available for $10 and must be prepaid by May 14. The menu consists of salad, smothered chicken and a choice of desert.

FMI: Evelun Hodges, ehodges@

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