BEST IN CLASS—
On Saturday the Rockdale Junior High 7th and 8th grade Symphonic Band participated in the Alamo Showcase of Music Festival in San Antonio, according to RISD director of bands Adrian Acevedo. The band was awarded a Superior (Division 1) rating and was also named “Best in Class” for the performance. Full Story
RHS scholarship deadlines
Here’s an updated list ofscholarships and deadlinesfor Rockdale High Schoolstudents. This information isavailable from counselor Kelly Windham at her office oronline at www.rockdaleisd.net. Deadlines are as follows:• Alpha Tau Delta, general,May 2.• American Legion Carlyle Post358, family member in American Full Story
Drunk driving is deadly
Knippa superintendent Jeff Cottril described Merlyn Schneider as “an amazing individual who has a passion for education and always did what was best for kids. Her untimely passing will have an unfortunate, long-lasting impact on our staff, students and community.” Full Story
Champions for kids—SIMPLE Giving
Champions for Kids is a non-profit organization working with our local Walmart store to collect donated items by Walmart customers. SIMPLE Giving is a Champions for Kids program that makes it simple for you to donate items to help kids in our community. You can purchase items at our local Walmart and drop them in purple donation bins after checkout. Full Story
RISD student transfer deadline May 30
Parents of students transferring into the Rockdale Independent School District from other school districts are reminded that May 30, 2014, is the deadline for application for student transfers for the 2014-2015 school year, according to Don Denbow, interim superintendent. There is no transfer fee. Full Story
Rockdale High School’s One-Act Play “The Girl in the Mirror” did not advance from recent district competition, but won awards for Shay Davenport (all-star cast), Brody Debault (honorable mention all-star cast) and Arely Marquez (all-star crew). Above, cast members (l-r) Shay Davenport, Brody Debault, Kristian White and Ryann Morgan perform at this year’s Tejas Festival. Full Story
Milk, fruit and cereal served daily.
Monday—Banana muffin, yogurt.
Intermediate, Junior High and
High School Breakfast Full Story