A total of 105 Round Rock ISD students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Westwood High School, with 78 semifinalists, led the District in total semifinalists.
Look for the curbside library “grab and go” service at your campus after Tuesday, Sept. 8. Check your campus library website or call your librarian for details and pick up times. Your library teams will follow the recommended safety protocols from the CDC and the Institute of Museums and Library Services.
Welcome back! Thursday, Aug. 20, marks the first day of the 2020-2021 school year. Each school day your student(s) will login to ClassLink, a single sign-on system that provides direct access to Schoology® and their online learning dashboard.
Round Rock ISD students and families will have the opportunity to ask questions about how special education services will be delivered in the upcoming school year during a Virtual Town Hall scheduled for Monday, August 3, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, July 7, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released public health operating guidelines for Texas schools. In anticipation of the release of the TEA guidelines, on Wednesday, July 1, Round Rock ISD sent out a survey asking parents to indicate, at this point, if they plan to send their student(s) to school on campus or participate in virtual learning.
“Adding report cards is another way the District continues to add value to the Home Access Center,” said Katie Rice, student application support manager. “HAC is a central location for parents and students to manage their grades, assignments, and other information related to campus life.”
Turning a massive, traditional education system “on a dime,” so to speak, into a virtual environment has been challenging and complicated, particularly as we worked to ensure all of our students had access to the tools they needed to continue learning. There are no words to adequately express my gratitude for your patience and support and to our dedicated educators, administrators and operations staff who worked day and night to support students.We are all ready to turn the page on 2019-2020, but we also know we still face an uncertain future. With that in mind, I want to share with you our plans for the summer and how we are working to design the 2020-2021 school year.
Round Rock ISD students will be able to keep Chromebooks and internet hotspots that were checked out this school year during the summer. Students will keep their devices to support instructional continuity and access to educational resources and bring them to their campuses once schools are safely reopened.