Advancing their leadership skills this summer, 23 Round Rock ISD students participated in the 2016 Lone Star Leadership Academy camps. Students were selected to attend one of the Lone Star Leadership Academy camps across Texas, which provided them with the opportunity...read more
Round Rock ISD has awarded $1.9 million in Innovative School Grants to 34 District campuses, challenging the winning schools to explore, enrich or design an exemplary model of innovation to serve students and the community.
The grants, ranging from $7,500 to 100,000, align with Goal 1 of the RRISD Strategic Plan, which states “we will implement, enhance and support innovative teachings and learning models.” Funded through 2016-2017 budget allocations, the grants were awarded through an internal application and interview process.
“To be the Destination District for Public Schools, we must empower our students and staff to create destination schools,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steve Flores said. “The Innovation School Grants are an exciting opportunity for our schools to be creative and think outside of the box to benefit our students and community.”read more
Blackland Prairie, Forest Creek and Gattis elementary schools partnered in hosting “Kids Kicking Out Hunger,” a charity kickball tournament that raised $2,370 for two organizations. Nearly 200 students from the elementary schools competed in teams at the tournament....read more
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInLeft"] “Knowing when to nudge and when to let the learner practice is difficult work,” said Cordon. “My reward is when a reader says ‘No one ever talked to me about my reading like this!’ Or when I overhear...read more
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Our students at Gattis are fortunate to have educators who model continuous lifelong learning,” Gattis Principal Jennifer Lucas said. “I’m excited to see how Mrs. Boehler and Mrs. Carter use their new knowledge to enrich their...read more
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Warm. Welcoming. Friendly. From the moment you walk through the doors of Gattis elementary, you can feel how those three words flow and resonate throughout the campus. Gattis Elementary opened in 1992 and currently serves nearly 800...read more