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.
For the daily impact he has on the lives of students and staff at Westwood High School, Eddy Moreno, Westwood Lead Custodian, was named the October 2019 RRock Star by Superintendent Steve Flores, Ph.D.
A+ Education Foundation has awarded 79 educators grants totaling more than $72,000 to help fund creative and innovative programs that will encourage and inspire their students. Among the 79 recipients, $15,454.89 has been awarded to 17 educators from Round Rock ISD.
Recognizing the decades of work that Peggy Mica, Round Rock ISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Coordinator, has done to better the opportunities for students across the District, Senior Chief of Schools and Innovation Dr. Daniel Presley named Mica the Superintendent’s RRock Star for September 2019.
Round Rock ISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Flores welcomed back some of the more than 51,000 students that walked through campus doors on the first day of school. Dr. Flores shares that with students back in our classrooms our District family is complete and we are ONE FAMILY with ONE FUTURE.
Amanda Molina has been named the new principal of Anderson Mill Elementary School. Molina most recently served Round Rock ISD as the Assistant Principal of Canyon Creek and Robertson elementary schools since 2016.
The Round Rock Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved an amended compensation plan for the 2019-2020 school year that infuses more revenue into salaries for teachers, librarians, registered nurses, counselors and licensed professionals with an emphasis on ensuring veteran teachers receive a substantial pay boost.
Jessica Schock has been named the new principal of Old Town Elementary School. Schock most recently served Round Rock ISD as the Assistant Principal of Old Town since 2015 and as a summer school principal since 2018.
Eliza Gordon has been named the new principal of Wells Branch Arts Integration Academy (AIA). Gordon most recently served Round Rock ISD as the Assistant Principal of Anderson Mill Elementary School since 2016, where she also served as the summer school principal in 2018.
Penny Oates has been named the new principal of Callison Elementary School. With more than 20 years of experience in education, Oates has most recently served Round Rock ISD as the Assistant Principal of Bluebonnet Elementary School since 2017.
Jollyville Elementary School has been recognized as a Project ADAM (Automatic Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory) Texas Heart Safe School by Cook Children’s Medical Center thanks to the efforts of Colleen Sanchez, RN, the school’s nurse.
Our last I Lead video of the 2018-2019 school year features Patrick Garcia, a SPED Education Assistant at Brushy Creek Elementary School. Patrick champions the need of students and the community by tailoring education to help each child reach their goals.
The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees approved a 3.5 percent Districtwide pay increase for the 2019-2020 school year at its May 16 Regular Board Meeting. The salary increase will cost the District $14.2 million and is included in the 2019-2020 budget, slated to be adopted in June.