After advancing through two phases of intense online competition, the Westwood High School Air Force JROTC Academic Team earned fourth place at the National Academic Bowl Championship in Washington, D.C.
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.
Earning science accolades at the international level, Westwood High School junior Sindhuja Uppuluri earned one of the top placements possible at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in May.
After two years of coming close to taking the top prize, students from Canyon Vista Middle School have managed to take the title of National Champions at the National Junior High Chess Championships in April.
Doriane Marvel has been named the new principal of Laurel Mountain Elementary School. With over 20 years of experience in education, Marvel has most recently served Round Rock ISD as the Assistant Principal of Pearson Ranch Middle School since the campus was opened in 2017.
The success of the Westwood High School Speech and Debate team continues this school year as the team recently received first place and was awarded champion at the University of Texas at Austin tournament.
Westwood and McNeil high schools are slated for significant work if voters approve Round Rock Independent School District’s proposed Bond on Nov. 6. The $508.4 million Bond is not expected to raise the District’s tax rate, which is at a 30-year low.