Elementary, middle and high school students across Round Rock ISD had the opportunity to further their skills in literature and enhance their knowledge of storytelling through a Shakespeare-immersed lesson. Provided by Globe Education, students received a visit from...read more
A total of 35 Round Rock ISD schools earned 115 special distinctions from the Texas Education Agency, including six campuses that earned all available distinctions.
Canyon Creek, Caraway, Great Oaks, Herrington and Spicewood elementary schools and Westwood High School earned all distinctions in all categories for which the schools were eligible, joining more than 400 campuses statewide that also earned all distinctions.
Campus distinctions are aligned with the TEA Accountability Ratings, released in August. RRISD, as well as all District campuses, earned a “Met Standard” designation.read more
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the 2016 Texas Teacher of the Year, Revathi Balakrishnan spent her summer being enlightened by conversations, discussing immigration with a room full of young immigrants, and tackling her fears. While her reasons for visiting each...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
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kindergarten through seventh-grade students from 15 Round Rock ISD elementary and middle schools earned recognition at the Math Pentathlon National Academic Tournaments, which challenged their math abilities. Students earned Hall of...read more
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sommer Elementary School third-grade classes raised more than $2,336 for the Round Rock Serving Center during its annual economics fair. The Project Based Learning (PBL) project combined lessons on financial literacy and economics...read more