RHS Newsletter 12/4

RHS Newsletter

December 4, 2017

 Students received progress reports in 3rd period Friday. After today we have 12 school days remaining in the semester.  Please remind your students to stay on top of their assignments and studying for exams.

 Just a reminder that due to UIL Competitions RES, RIS, and RJHS will be on an early release schedule Tuesday, December 5th. Rockdale High School is on regular schedule our early release day takes place the last week of the semester for final exams.

The Rockdale ISD instructional calendar is the result of collaboration between community, staff and district leadership. The framework is intended to balance the needs of all stakeholders. If you are interested in helping with this process and being part of the RISD calendar committee please let me know by responding to this email or calling (512) 430-6262.ders, especially our students and teachers.

STAAR EOC retesting is this week on campus. Students that need to retest will test during the morning. Please make sure to plan appointments around testing if possible:

Algebra 1 Tuesday, December 5th

English 2 Wednesday, December 6th

Biology & US History, December 7th

Tiffany Commerford


Christmas Round-Up: The high school will support Christmas Round-Up by collecting items for the food drive. We will have bins in the office and all items must be received by end of day Thursday, December 6th: 9th grade – canned chicken / 10th grade – cornbread mix (2 pkgs = 1 item) / 11th grade – instant potatoes / 12th grade – Ramen Noodles (6pkgs = 1 item). Students can donate 1 of each item for a service hour. Beginning 11/13 students may also turn in items to Mrs. Thomas to replace detentions (1 item) and Saturday School (3 items).

*Driver’s Ed: After more research we are excited to offer Driver’s Education through Region 6 beginning this spring. Please see the link for more information. RISD Driver’s Education

Free Tutorial Site: Check out www.itutoring.com for free math help. This website has videos for Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Cal,  an SAT prep course, and 2 practice SAT tests!  username:  rockdale / password:  tigers


12/4   English 1 EOC Retest                    

12/5   Algebra 1 EOC Retest

           Boys BBall (JV/V) v. Normangee 5:00pm & 6:15pm

           Spanish NHS Meeting (e205) 3:45pm

           Staff Luncheon – CTE hosting BBQ

           No iTigers Afterschool / No Late Bus 

12/6   English 2 EOC Retest

         College Colors Day

           Last Day for Christmas Round-Up Donations

           Department Chair Meeting (conference room) 3:45pm 

12/7   Biology & US History EOC Retest

           Little River Clinic @ RHS

           Spanish NHS Meeting (e205) 3:45pm

           Boys BBall (V) Franklin Tournament

           Girls BBall (V) Schulenburg Tournament

           RISD Bands – Christmas Concert

          Last Day of iTigers for the Fall Semester 

12/8     Football v. Teague @ Waco ISD Stadium 7:30pm

           Welding Contest @ Columbus ISD

           Pep Rally / Send-Off @ RES 2:30pm

           Boys BBall (V) Franklin Tournament

           Girls BBall (V) Schulenburg Tournament