To assist school systems with their transition to remote learning, Samsung has provided nearly $3 million to support schools across the country. Round Rock ISD received $25,000 from Samsung — money that helped provide internet access and critical supplies to students in need.
The Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation (PIEF) awarded over $110,000 in scholarships to 54 Round Rock ISD seniors. This year, scholarship partners notified recipients through virtual video messages. “We are incredibly grateful for the support of our families, businesses, and individuals who every year continue to support education through our student Scholarship program,” said Marianne Reap, PIE Executive Director.
It’s no surprise to elementary school teachers and parents that children need breaks to get up and move around in order to maintain focus. According to research, movement increases blood and oxygen flow, which positively affects cognitive development, physical health and mental well-being.
The Round Rock ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation raised a record-breaking $121,500 during the sold-out 2019 19th Annual Golf Classic on October 7 at The Golf Course at Star Ranch. The annual tournament, which was themed “Be A Hero” this year, raises funds to support Round Rock ISD students and teacher programs.
Round Rock ISD, the Round Rock ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation, Round Rock Police Department and the Round Rock Express are partnering for the fourth year to host the annual Back to School Celebration.The event held on Sunday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., in Round Rock. Students in attendance will receive free school supplies and food while supplies last. Sports physicals for students in 7th to 12th grade will be provided for free as time permits during the event.
Round Rock Independent School District recognized St. David’s HealthCare’s efforts to support students and schools during the Distinguished Partner showcase at the Board of Trustees regular meeting in February.