RRISD succeed at Texas K-12 Chess Championship

RRISD students succeed at Texas K-12 Chess Championship

Students from five Round Rock ISD schools traveled to Houston in November to compete in the 20th annual Texas K-12 Chess Championship. Students from England, Laurel Mountain, Spicewood and Sommer elementary schools, Canyon Vista and Walsh middle schools and Westwood High School joined more than 400 students from across Texas who participated in the championship.…

Partners in Education Foundation Scholarship created in honor of Coach Sean Kelley

Partners in Education Foundation Scholarship created in honor of Coach Sean Kelley

Coming together after loss, family, friends, colleagues and students of Coach Sean Kelley are joining forces to create a scholarship in his honor. Kelley was an inclusion history teacher at Stony Point High School and coached cross-country and tennis. He was stuck by a vehicle on Dec. 2. Upon hearing of the beloved coach’s death,…

Laurel Mountain students, landscape architects partner to plan natural play area

Laurel Mountain students, landscape architects partner to plan natural play area

Five groups of students at Laurel Mountain Elementary School worked with professional landscape architects to begin planning the campus’ natural play area, a part of the school’s Tier II Innovative School Grant. Students completed an eight-week enrichment cluster, which provides an opportunity for in-school classes centered on their interests each week, to plan the outdoor…