Summer melt is a term used by college admissions officers to explain to students who apply to college and get accepted but never actually show up in the fall. After students receive acceptance letters and decide to attend a particular college, they must complete a number of tasks to successfully start college.
Walking out of her home on a Tuesday morning, Forest North Elementary School Counselor Jill Peyton was surprised with the news that she had been named the District’s 2021 Elementary Teacher of the Year (TOY).
Collectively Williamson County public schools serve over 100,000 students, and we all are united in our mission to provide mental health support to our students and families during this time. If you need to talk with someone, please reach out. Our school crisis counselors are available, and families can visit roundrockisd.org for mental health resources and counseling service information.
As we wrap up the second week of at-home learning teachers, students and parents are getting their bearings and hopefully finding a groove to Round Rock ISD’s new learning environment. As at-home learning continues, Round Rock ISD is here to help. The Parent Guide to At-Home Learning offers tips to help students in an at-home learning environment, includes information on how to navigate Google classroom, and helpful resources for social-emotional support.
In Round Rock ISD, we believe strongly in serving the “whole student”, particularly during these unprecedented times. Though schools are closed, counseling services and behavioral health resources and educational materials are available for both parents and students to access any time of day. These resources are aimed at supporting mental and behavioral health as students and parents continue the at-home learning experience.
National School Counseling Week, February 3-7, aims to highlight the impact school counselors have in helping students evaluate needs and plan for their future. The Round Rock ISD counseling staff provides comprehensive counseling services to over 51,000 students in the District.
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.
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. high school seniors set to enter college in the Fall of 2020 and their parents can receive free assistance filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA applications for students entering college in the 2020-2021 school year opened Oct. 1.
Counselors from each of the five District high schools will be at the Old Hopewell Meeting Room, immediately adjacent to the Round Rock ISD Lillie Delgado Administration Building located at 1311 Round Rock Ave. in Round Rock.
EVERY graduating Senior should fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) regardless of income, GPA, or even if they’re still evaluating their postsecondary options. The FAFSA opens Oct. 1. There is no fee to apply.
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.
When a child is confronted with stressful life challenges, it can be overwhelming. Now, Round Rock ISD students who may benefit from the help of a mental health professional can access therapy free-of-charge through the Round Rock ISD Mental Health Centers.