RHS Newsletter 8/25

RHS Newsletter

August 25, 2017

It is a great week to be at Rockdale High School! We have gotten the year off to a great start. It is wonderful to have the campus full of students again. It has been great to see all of our returning students as well as meet everyone new to RHS.

All first day student forms are due to the campus TUESDAY or parents can complete the majority of back-to-school paperwork online. Student are asked to have their school supplies by Monday; if your student is unable to purchase school supplies please contact

All schedule change requests that were approved will be completed by end of day Monday, August 28th.

Seniors to be eligible for the PTO scholarship the parent or student must be a member of PTO for the 17-18 school year and the student must complete 5 service/volunteer hours with PTO. Membership forms are available in the front office.

The SAT Exam this Saturday has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 16th due to concerns about weather.

Tiffany Commerford


*iTigers Survey: iTigers enrollment forms and parent interest survey will be handed out during lunches beginning Monday, August 28th. Forms must be returned by September 8th. Students/Parents returning the form, to me or the front office, by the deadline, will be entered into a drawing for a prize. Announcement of the prize winner will be held on September 11th. iTigers Survey Form

*Needs Closet: We are taking donations for our student need closet soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, hygiene items… please consider donating to our need closet hotel shampoos and soaps are appreciated. We are also taking gently used clothes and shoes donations. Please contact Martha Gonzales for more information MGonzales@rockdaleisd.net (512) 430-6013.

* Project Graduation (Class of 2018) meeting Monday 8/28 @ 6:00pm RHS Cafeteria. We will discuss Battle of the Bell shirt sales and organize our concession stand fundraiser 9/8.

Senior Brag Ads: The Yearbook Staff is currently selling Senior “Brag” Ad space in our 2017-2018 Yearbook. Buying an ad for your senior is a wonderful opportunity to forever document the pride you have for your child, as well as the hopes and dreams you have for their future. Senior Brag Ad contract. Contact GLWalker@rockdaleisd.net

Support Shirts: spirit shirts supporting Project Graduation are for sale in the front office or with a senior for $15.00. The last day to order is August 31st.

Volunteer / Service Hours: If your student is trying to get a head start on volunteer hours for the 2017-2018 school year we have a list of activities posted in the office that they can do on campus before school starts.

 *Yearbooks 206-17 yearbooks are for sale in the office $55.00. Pre-Orders for 2017-18 yearbooks for $45.00.

*New Information


8/26   RHS Volleyball Tournament

           SAT Exam @ Rockdale (canceled due to weather)

8/28   Little River Clinic @ RHS -PM

           Dual Credit Classes Begin (bus leaves @ 7:20am)

           Class of 2018 Project Grad Meeting 6:00pm – RHS Library

           STUCO sign-up & Freshmen Officer Applications begin

8/29   First Day Packets due to RHS

           VBall @ McCallum

8/30   Little River Clinic @ RHS – AM

           FCA Meeting 8:00pm RHS gym

8/31   9th/JV FBall v. West

           Spanish National Honor Society Meeting e205 – 3:45pm

9/1     Rotary Interact Meeting 7:30am – RHS Library

           FBall @ West

           VBall @ Caldwell

           STUCO sign-up & Freshmen Officer Applications end

9/4     School Holiday

9/5     iTigers fall semester begins