Success students yield victory over Army in flag football

Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation Scholarship Applications Open Now

Round Rock ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation Scholarship applications are now available for current seniors to complete before the deadline of March 8, 2017. Applications are located on the Partners in Education Foundation website where students should apply directly online. PIE Foundation scholarships are open to seniors graduating in 2017 to apply until midnight…

Community Partnership gives Success students glimpse of future careers

Success High School students interested in joining the workforce as automotive repair technicians were invited by Christian Brothers Automotive Repair in Round Rock for an on-site tour to learn about the automotive repair business. While on-site, students observed customer service and consultation, parts inventory and business management and appropriate tool and equipment care in addition…

Superintendent, Senior Chief visit schools during first week

Round Rock ISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steve Flores and Senior Chief of Schools and Innovation have been visiting schools, students, staff and principals throughout the first week of school.

Here are some photos of the two district leaders with staff members from those visits:

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RRISD PIE Foundation awards $85K in Excellence in Education Grants

The Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation awarded more than $85,000 in Excellence in Education Grants at the district’s annual Kickoff event Aug. 18. This year’s grants funded 50 projects, spanning 47 campuses and departments, which will affect more than 25,000 students. Last year, the Foundation funded 40 projects at 31 campuses, totaling $66,701…

Success High School design wins state architecture award

The architecture of Success High School, designed by O’Connell Robertson, earned one of two 2015 Architecture Merit Awards presented by the Council of Education Facility Planners International (CEFPI) Southern Region Chapter during the group’s annual conference in San Antonio. Award entries were evaluated according to criteria in each of the following categories: community environment, learning…

Success students introduced to golf

Local golf pros Aaron Bergman and Jaret Lane from Golf in Schools USA visited Success High School for three days this week to teach students in Chris Gottschalk’s physical education class the game of golf. Each lesson focused on a golf skill as well as a life skill. Students walked away from the classes having learned important pre-swing and swing fundamentals.

Saturday events provide seniors assistance in financial aid applications

Round Rock ISD seniors have opportunities to receive free financial aid assistance at Saturday FAFSA fairs. Of these events, the following two are at RRSD high schools: Stony Point High School, February 28, from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, and Round Rock High School, Saturday, March 7, from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. FAFSA applications must…

Online courses, college planning offered for SAT School Day

High school juniors registered for SAT School Day will get more than a free college entrance exam. Registration for the free in-school testing, scheduled for February 25, also includes a multitude of online resources to ensure the students are fully prepared for the test. Juniors at Cedar Ridge, McNeil, Round Rock, Stony Point, Success and…

PIE Foundation sponsors RROC student ethics course

Sixty students from the Round Rock Opportunity Center had the opportunity to participate in a pilot ethics course, sponsored by the Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation earlier this month. The 90-minute courses were led by RecognizeGood, an Austin-based non-profit organization with a mission to elevate the spirit of community by catalyzing a movement…

Success, PACE students compete in friendly football game

Students at Success High School and the Pflugerville Academic Center for Excellence got a taste of life as student athletes December 12 during a friendly football game at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex. Both schools serve their communities as alternative high school programs where students have more schedule flexibility, additional support resources and smaller class sizes…

Principal Today participants bring world class partnership to schools

Round Rock ISD and the Partners in Education Foundation hosted Principal Today across every Round Rock ISD school on Thursday, bringing community and business leaders into to schools to shadow principals. Each Round Rock ISD school brought in a Principal Today to experience regular duties of a principal like morning drop-off, lunch duty and classroom…

RRISD SAT scores, participation increase

Round Rock ISD students increased the district’s SAT composite scores in 2014, continuing a trend of exceeding state and national average scores, according to the latest data from the College Board. The composite score for the Round Rock ISD class of 2014 was 1613, compared to 1610 in 2013 and 1600 in 2012. Texas average…