Teacher Appreciation Week
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week across the nation. What a great time to recognize the people that prepare our students to become the citizens that will take care of us in the near future. Future doctors, law yers, legislators, bankers, inventors, welders, nurses, medical technicians, computer technicians, operations managers, interior decorators, car salesmen, teachers, etc. Full Story
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Rockdale High School’s Big Blue Band added to its trophy case over the weekend, bring home three awards from the Alamo Showcase of Music Festival at Judson High School in San Antonio. According to RISD director of bands Adrian Acevedo, the band received a Superior (Division I) rating from the judges and Geritt Davenport (trumpet) was awarded the Outstanding Soloist Award. Full Story
Community book fair set May 6-10 at RJH library
Students from Rockdale Junior High School will host a special Scholastic Book Fair from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 6-10 in the library, according to Pat Elliott, Chairperson and Educational Media Assistant at Rockdale Junior High School. Full Story
Senate passed version of HB 5 to limit number of state exams
On the legislative front, the Texas Senate unanimously passed a version of House Bill 5, which affects high school graduation plans for students and reduces the number of required state exams for graduation from fifteen to five. The five end of course exams students would take under this plan are Biology, U.S. History, Algebra I, English I and English II. Full Story
RHS PALS group selling sausage wraps Saturday
Rockdale High School’s PALS group will sell sausage wraps starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Brookshire Brothers, according to sponsor Tina Barcak. Wraps will be $3 each. Full Story
Updated Rockdale HS senior scholarship list
Hereisthelast listofscholarships and deadl ines for Rockdale High School students for this school year.
This information is available from counselor Kelly Windham at her office or online at www.rockdaleisd.net.
Deadlines are as follow:
• Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program, general, June 14.
• AES Engineers Scholarship, general, Oct. 4. Full Story
Fruit, cereal and milk served daily.
Monday—Blueberry muffin, yogurt.
Wednesday—Sausage biscuit, gravy.
Friday—Sausage breakfast taco.
Elementary and Intermediate Lunch Full Story