Advanced mathematics builds problem-solving and critical thinking skills important for success in college and career. In fact, students who completed a college level math class (Advanced Placement, dual credit, or International Baccalaureate) in high school had a 60% likelihood of getting a college credential.
Out of thousands of students from across the nation vying for a chance to compete at the National Speech and Debate tournament, Stony Point student Arnav Hiray not only qualified to compete but also placed in the top ten in the competition.
Bringing the music anywhere he goes, Hopewell Middle School Choir Director Jerry Gee Cordova was named as the District’s 2020 Secondary Teacher of the Year during the District’s annual banquet Monday evening, sponsored by the Round Rock ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation and A+ Federal Credit Union.
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.
Round Rock ISD has named Kyle Borel the new principal of Robertson Elementary School. Borel has served as the principal of the Harmony Science Academy in Austin since 2015. She has also served as the principal, and before then a teacher, at the Harmony School of Science.
First and second-grade students from Robertson Elementary School were given the opportunity to learn swim safety at CHASCO Family YMCA thanks to the grant they were awarded from St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center.
Round Rock ISD has named Dr. Patricia Rendon-Ephlin the new principal of Hernandez Middle School. Rendon-Ephlin has worked in Round Rock ISD for 14 years and served for the past 11 years as principal of Robertson Elementary.
Hopewell Middle School and the Hopewell Middle School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) have been named by the National PTA as a 2018 – 2020 School of Excellence. The recognition is a result of their collective commitment to building an inclusive and welcoming school community where all families contribute to enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all students, according to the organization.
Eighth-grader Diego Alvarez loves to sing opera and Mexican music. Before entering Sarah Martinez’s choir class at Hernandez Middle School, Diego didn’t think he’d ever be able to learn how to read or write the music he loves to sing. Diego is visually and functionally blind.
If Round Rock ISD’s proposed Bond passes on Nov. 6., a new elementary school would be built in northeast Round Rock ISD to provide space for a growing student population and relieve crowding at Herrington. Elementary #35 would provide space for about 900 students and is budgeted to cost $48 million, which includes furnishings and technology.