A total of 62 Round Rock ISD students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Westwood High School, with 44 semifinalists, led the District in total semifinalists.
Projects from Bond 2018 continue to move forward with many making significant headway during Summer 2019. These projects, and more that will take shape in the next three years, will impact the entire Round Rock ISD community, which includes more than 50,000 students and 7,000 employees.
Over 200 college and university representatives from across the country, many local employers with some offering financial support for continuing education, along with branches of our armed forces will be in attendance at Central Texas’ largest college and career fair set for Monday, Sept. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Round Rock High School.
Football fans who purchase tickets online the week of each varsity home game can avoid the line at the box office by going straight to the gate with their mobile friendly e-ticket or the printed ticket. The purchase price for online game tickets, including fees, are $8.25 per adult and $4.25 per student. At the game, tickets are available for purchase at the box office for $9.00 per person.
In an effort to improve safety and security, a Clear Bag Policy will be instituted at all large scale events held at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex and Dragon Stadium in Round Rock ISD. These will include events such as varsity football games, band marching contests, and other highly attended events beginning in August 2019.
This summer we are moving forward on many projects from Bond 2018 which will impact our community at the campus and District-wide level. The next few months will see a number of projects take shape and we want to be sure our students, parents, staff and community members are informed and up-to-date on this exciting process.
Educational Results Partnership, a nonprofit organization that identifies high performing schools that are improving student outcomes, has named 16 schools from Round Rock ISD to its 2018-2019 Texas Honor Roll.
Studies show that children who don’t read or practice skills during summer vacation experience a slide in their reading and academic abilities by the time they return to school in the Fall.Round Rock ISD Director of Library Services, Ami Uselman, offers her top tips for students to avoid the summer slide.
Round Rock ISD, the Round Rock ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation, Round Rock Police Department and the Round Rock Express are partnering for the fourth year to host the annual Back to School Celebration.The event held on Sunday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., in Round Rock. Students in attendance will receive free school supplies and food while supplies last. Sports physicals for students in 7th to 12th grade will be provided for free as time permits during the event.
On June 12, you will be able to access your student’s scores for the May 2019 State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test. Results will be available online at the Texas Assessment Web Portal.
Secondary students can prepare for their college entrance exams and optimize their study skills this summer when they attend a Round Rock ISD Community Education test prep course or study skills session.