Round Rock ISD has been named by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) as an inaugural District of Distinction for its Visual Arts Program. The award honors school districts that are leading the way in the visual arts and have displayed outstanding leadership in promoting the arts in their district and community.
In honor of the opening of the Stony Point Auditorium, 1801 Tiger Trail Round Rock, the Stony Point High School Band, Choir, Orchestra, Dance, Ballet Folklorico, Mariachi Ensemble and Theatre programs will hold an epic performance on Jan. 17.
Art teacher, Jen Holsinger-Raybourn, has been named 2018 Outstanding Elementary Art Educator by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA). She has been an art educator for nine years, most recently at Spicewood Elementary School.
Round Rock area residents who utilize the Meals on Wheels program, housed out of The Baca Center in downtown Round Rock, will receive a ceramic bowl hand-painted by a Round Rock ISD student included with their meal delivery.
Spicewood Elementary School Art Teacher Jen Raybourn has been named the finalist to receive the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Award of Excellence for her work organizing Texas Youth Art Month exhibitions.
Detroit based, Asian-American artist, Dominic Pangborn, was the keynote speaker for the senior class during Stony Point High School’s college and career day. He was invited by Assistant Principal Carita Forte because of his success and attitude after a difficult beginning.