The success of the Westwood High School Speech and Debate team continues this school year as the team recently received first place and was awarded champion at the University of Texas at Austin tournament.
Honoring the District’s commitment and efforts in utilizing best practices in the acquisition of goods and services, the Round Rock ISD Purchasing Department has been recognized by the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) as the recipient of the Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations.
Recognized for her efforts to enhance the Talented and Gifted curriculum in Round Rock ISD, Raine Maggio, gifted services coordinator, was named the 2018 Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT) Administrator of the Gifted Award winner.
Hopewell Middle School and the Hopewell Middle School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) have been named by the National PTA as a 2018 – 2020 School of Excellence. The recognition is a result of their collective commitment to building an inclusive and welcoming school community where all families contribute to enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all students, according to the organization.
The Austin Chamber honored Round Rock ISD for achieving the “Highest College Readiness Rate for a School District” at the Chamber’s 2018 State of Education Event held November 9, 2018. Westwood High School was also recognized for achieving the highest Apply Texas submission rate and the highest senior survey participation rate among large high schools in Central Texas.
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.
Striving to enhance the counseling resources and services provided to students, Pearson Ranch Middle School was recently named a 2018 Lone Star State School Counselor Association (LSSSCA) Bronze Winner.
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.
When Anderson Mill Elementary School Principal Trana Allen and campus staff embarked on their journey to better communicate student behavior expectations with parents, they never imagined that they would be asked to share their approach with schools across the nation.