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EDUCATION NOTES

Rockdale summer band practice starts Aug. 1

Rockdale ISD director of bands Adrian Acevedo has announced the schedules for summer band practice that is set to start on Aug. 1.

Those attending should bring instrument, supplies (valve oil, reeds, etc.), music f lip-folder and lyre, ball cap, sunglasses, light-colored clothing, low-top tennis shoes (no sandals), sunscreen and water, Acevedo said.

On Aug. 1-2, freshmen, leadership team, color guard and percussion will meet at the band hall from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

On Aug. 5-9, full band rehearsal will be held from 8:30- 11:30 a.m., followed by sectionals for brass and woodwinds from 12:30-1:30 p.m. and sectionals for color guard and percussion from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

The group will follow that same schedule the week of Aug. 12-16.

The week of Aug. 19-22, the band will have evening practices from 5-7 p.m.

There will be a parents meeting for band members at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at the band hall.

RHS cheerleaders set rah-rah mini camp

Rockdale High School varsity cheerleaders will hold their annual Rah-Rah Mini Cheer Camp from 9-11 a.m. Aug. 12-14 at the RHS Gym, according to spokesperson Tina Barcak.

The camp is for Pre-K through sixth graders, cost is $30 per child and will include a T-shirt and pre- game performance during the upcoming Tiger football season.

Parent performance will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 14.

For more information, contact Barcak at 512-627-0177 or tbarcak@rockdaleisd.net.

Thorndale cheerleaders offering mini camp

THORNDALE—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.

For more information, contact Lamia at hbiehle@thorndale. txed.net or 512-898-2912.


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