Rockdale students and staff havedoneitagain. This year’s STA AR scores for grades 3- 8 have improved in almost every area from last year’s scores. L ast y ear, R ISD g rades 3-8 students scored above or as well as the rest of Texas in most grade levels. Full Story
Members of Rockdale ISD’s school board treated members of the RHS Big Blue Band to ice cream floats last week as a way to say “well done.” Trusteed serving up the treat were (l-r) W Full Story
Junior-high to promote 106 on Friday
Blanchard, Hasselbach lead class
Speeches by valedictor ian Brian Blanchard and salutatorian Annie Hasselbach will highlight promotion exercises for Rockdale Junior-High School’s Class of 2013, at 10 a.m. Friday in the junior-high gymnasium, according to Principal April Eschberger.
Blanchard posted a 4.15 gradepoint average in his three-year RJH academic career. He is the son of John and Terry Blanchard. Full Story
Milano ISD’s first ever academic banquet well attended
Milano High School held its inaugural academic banquet on Monday evening. Academic classroom awards and UIL academic awards were presented, but the highlight of the evening was the scholarship presentations. T his talented class received numerous, well deserved scholarships, and, as of Monday, the value of the scholarships awarded to the class of 2013 is over $ 140,000. Full Story
Thorndale cheerleaders offering mini camp
THOR NDALE—The Thorndale cheerleaders will hold a Little Bulldog Cheer Camp on July 29 - 31 at the Thorndale Middle School gym.
Spokesperson Heather Lamia said that the camp’s proceeds are to raise money for Varsity Camp and cheer supplies. Full Story
Rockdale High School’s W. T. Scurlock chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony last week in the junior-high commons. Full Story