If you love to laugh, you’ll love Round Rock ISD’s 2019 musical theatre season. Students from 11 area schools will light up the stage when they perform in the whimsical selection of quirky and iconic musical comedies set for Spring.
Competing against the best high school marching bands in Texas, the Cedar Ridge High School marching band bested 30 school bands to earn 11th place in the 6A division during the University Interscholastic League (UIL) State Marching Band Contest held from Nov. 5-7 at the Alamodome.
In recognition of her contributions to the Speech and Debate program at Round Rock High School, longtime and recently retired educator Debbie Johnson was recently inducted into the Texas Forensics Association (TFA) Hall of Fame.
Westwood and McNeil high schools are slated for significant work if voters approve Round Rock Independent School District’s proposed Bond on Nov. 6. The $508.4 million Bond is not expected to raise the District’s tax rate, which is at a 30-year low.
The Austin Water Utility has announced that, due to flooding, the utility is unable to keep up with the demand of cleaning water that has extra debris so they have issued a Boil Water Notice for all retail and wholesale, including Round Rock ISD schools served by the City of Austin Water Utility. These are our schools within the Austin city limits.
Round Rock ISD alumni who have not fulfilled their TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) test graduation requirements, which became state-mandated in 2002, are encouraged to attend an information session at Success High School and learn how to satisfy the requirement to receive their high school diploma.
Several times a week Buzz, a long-haired double dapple dachshund, fulfills his duties as a therapy dog for the students in the deaf education classes at McNeil High School. Buzz, also deaf, knows and responds to sign language.
A total of 75 Round Rock ISD students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Westwood High School, with 57 semifinalists, led the District in total semifinalists.
On Monday, Oct. 15, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. high school seniors set to enter college in the Fall of 2019 and their parents can receive free assistance filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).