Elementary students showcase art

Selected works from each of our elementary schools is on display at the Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin. The 20th Annual Elementary Art Exhibition is a showing of selected works from our thirty-three elementary school campuses representing art students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The show is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through March 31.

Westwood PROS landscape Habitat for Humanity home for RRISD employee

When a fire destroyed the apartment of Round Rock ISD employee Sherri Parsons, the Westwood High School Peers Reaching Out and Sharing (PROS) jumped at the opportunity to help a community member in need. The team of students volunteered to landscape Parson’s Habitat for Humanity home, built in Jarrell, last fall and spent a muddy…

Hopewell Middle School Showcase

We’ve been hearing great things about Hopewell Middle School, so we dropped by recently to find out what the buzz was all about. Our cameras visited several classrooms to find the school living up to its mission of students and teachers working collaboratively to create a fun learning environment. Student success in academics, citizenship and community involvement is expected

Elementary IB students learn Spanish language, culture early

Students at four Round Rock ISD elementary schools are getting a head start learning a foreign language with weekly Spanish language and culture lessons. The lessons start as early as kindergarten at Anderson Mill, Caldwell Heights, Chandler Oaks and Spicewood elementary schools as part of the International Baccalaureate Programme. The IB curriculum requires all students…

Laurel Mountain Lego Robotics team advances to world championship tournament

The Laurel Mountain Elementary School Lego Robotics team, Lego Lions, has advanced to the First Lego League World Championship after winning the Central Texas first place championship award March 7. The Lego Lions advanced to the world competition with their Haptic Vision project, which is also one of 20 semi finalists for the Global Innovation Award.…