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.
Round Rock ISD Superintendent Steve Flores, Ph.D. will be named the Central Texas Superintendent of the Year by the Austin Chamber of Commerce during its annual State of Education Event on Nov.14. The recognition honors Dr. Flores’ work to create a culture of District excellence where programs, resources and facilities are designed to facilitate the success of all students.
The Lone Star State School Counseling Association (LSSCA) will recognize Round Rock ISD counselors for excellence at their 3rd Annual Lone Star State School Counselor Association Conference on Nov. 5 in Dallas.
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.
The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees approved a $1.2348 tax rate at the regular meeting on September 26. The approved rate reflects a general operating rate of $0.97 and a $0.2648 rate for debt service, which is a $0.07 decrease from the previous year.
Hopewell Middle School student Morgan Alexa Go and Westwood High School student Yunoo Kim won the Texas PTA Outstanding Interpretation Award and the National PTA Reflections Award of Excellence, respectively.