The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees approved boundary changes for Elsa England, Herrington, Caraway and Teravista elementary schools at the Board’s regular monthly meeting on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Also approved were proposed feeder pattern adjustments for Joe Lee Johnson Elementary School and C.D. Fulkes Middle School, which allows for better alignment for students transitioning from elementary to middle to high schools. The largest change for Herrington Elementary was made to create an attendance zone for the yet-to-be-constructed Elementary 35, scheduled to open for the 2021-2022 school year. All other approved boundary changes will take effect for the 2020–2021 school year.
The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees held a workshop on Feb. 13, 2020, to discuss potential adjustments to boundaries in areas of the District and receive public feedback. The evening focused on possible adjustments to the Elsa England, Caraway, Herrington, and small portions of the Teravista attendance areas to address campus capacity and prepare for the opening of Elementary 35 in Fall 2021.
After celebrating many successful seasons, the Westwood High School Tennis Team has something new to celebrate, their coach Travis Dalrymple was recently selected as 2018-2019 Texas Boys Tennis Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Association (NFSHSA).
The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees selected Amy Weir to serve as Board President for the upcoming year during the Board’s Dec. 19 regular meeting. The Board also voted to appoint Steve Math to serve as Vice President and Amber Feller to serve as Secretary for 2020.
The Williamson County Commissioners took no action on a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its agenda Tuesday that would’ve allowed for the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office to provide School Resource Officers (SROs) to all middle and high schools in the District long term. There is currently an MOU in place to provide SROs until June 2021.The Board of Trustees will discuss next steps during their regular meeting on Thursday.
In recognition of her efforts to advance Fine Arts in Round Rock ISD and leadership, Lisa Roebuck, Director of Fine Arts, was named the 2019 Outstanding Music Administrator by Texas Music Administrators Conference.
Forest Creek Elementary School has achieved a Level 1 certification in the Marzano High Reliability Schools™ program for creating a safe and collaborative culture.The High Reliability School (HRS) program was created by Marzano Research to help transform schools into organizations that take proactive steps to ensure student success.
After advancing through two phases of intense online competition, the Westwood High School Air Force JROTC Academic Team earned fourth place at the National Academic Bowl Championship in Washington, D.C.