RHS Newsletter 12/15

RHS Newsletter

December 15, 2017

Thank you to all of the parents, students, and organizations that participated in Winter Wonderland and the Community Pep Rally last night. We had a great turnout and will be donating 8 boxes of food and $400 to Christmas Round-Up. Huge thank you to all of our clubs and organizations (parents) that helped with donations for Christmas Round-Up this year:

Art NHS: Board Games

Class of 2018: Children’s Books & Puzzles

FCA: Food

Golden Girls: Monetary Donation

NHS: Board Games

PALS: Toiletries

RHS Staff / Students: Food Donations & No Shave November Donations

Rotary: Cards/ Games & Monetary Donation

Spanish Club: Children’s Toys

Spanish NHS: Monetary Donation

STUCO: Socks & Gloves

Varsity Cheer: Children’s Toys

We are excited to offer college placement exams during the school day this year. The SAT exam will be Tuesday, April 10th. The price is $46.00 for SAT / $60.00 SAT with Essay.

The ACT exam will be Tuesday, April 24th. The price is $42.50 for ACT / $58.50 ACT with Essay. If you are interested in taking an exam contact Rebecca Ingram RIngram@Rockdaleisd.net (512) 430-6154 before February 16th. We recommend that all students take a college placement exam by the end of their junior year.

We are the final days of the semester. Attendance is still important please make sure students are here for their exams.

For those of you traveling to the game this evening Safe Travels & go Tigers!

Tiffany Commerford


*Balfour Class Rings: Rings were delivered Tuesday, December 12th if you have a remaining balance for your ring they are being held in the office and can be picked up before May 25th.

Driver’s Ed: After more research we are excited to offer Driver’s Education through Region 6 beginning this spring. Please see the RHS webpage for more information. Drivers Education class will begin January 8th. You must register and pay Mrs. Thomas before you begin.

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

*PATHS Open House: will be Saturday, January 20, 2017, @ Texas A&M University Rudder Tower, rooms 301 and 308, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Mrs. Elliott (512) 430-6056 KElliott@Rockdaleisd.net

*RYLA Applications: Rockdale Rotary Club leadership camp applications for sophomores and juniors are due Monday, January 8th. Applications can be picked up in the office. 

UIL Practice Times:

Will resume after Christmas break.


12/15   Early Release Noon (Alternate Bell Schedule)

           Spring Schedule Change Forms Due

           STUCO Meeting 7:30am – library

           FBall v. Yocum @ Berry Center (pre-sale tickets available until noon)


12/16 Saturday School / Credit Recovery 8:00-12:00pm RHS Library

           Boys BBall (9th / JV) Rockdale Tournament 9:00am-2:00pm

           Girls BBall (JV/V) @ Academy 12:00pm


12/18 Exemption Forms due by 9:00am

           Rotary Breakfast Social 7:30am – RHS Library

           Exam Schedule (7th & 8th period) – Alternate Bell Schedule

           Spanish Club Meeting 3:30pm  

           Detention available before & after school


12/19 Detention available before school

           Exam Schedule (1st, 3rd, & 5th period) – Alternate Bell Schedule     

           Girls BBall (JV/V) v. Jarrell

           Boys BBall v. Jarrell (rescheduled)

           Saturday School / Credit Recovery 12:00 - 4:00pm RHS Library


12/20 Exam Schedule (2nd 4th, & 6th period) – Alternate Bell Schedule