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RJH 6th grade parent orientation set Aug. 20

An orientation meeting for Rockdale Junior High sixth grade parents has been set from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 in the RJH commons area.

Students will pick up their schedules and walk through a mini-class schedule.

The first official day of school is Monday, Aug. 26.

Questions and concerns should be directed to counselor Angela White at 512-430-6100.

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.

Rockdale VFW holding school supplies drive

Rockdale VFW Post 6525 and its Ladies Auxiliar y are now accepting donations for a school supplies drive. Donations can be d ropped off at t he V FW Post, 978 US Highway 79, or mailed to LA VFW, PO Box 186, Rockdale TX 76567.

The supplies will be distributed on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the post hall.

For more information, contact Auxiliary president Joyce Hurt, 512-426-8350; Auxiliary secretary/ treasurer Rita Johnson, 254- 913-1876; Post commander Rod Roderick, 512-897-9098 or Post quartermaster John Villarreal, 903-497-4003.

Bulldog Band fish fry fund-raiser Aug. 18th

THORNDALE—A fish fry dinner and silent auction for the Thorndale Bulldog Band will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 at the Thorndale Fireman’s Hall, according to spokesperson Starla Hall.

Menu includes fried catfish, beans, noodles, coleslaw, bread, pickles, onions and dessert for $8 per plate. Dine in or take out available. Proceeds to benefit the Bulldog Band.


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