Board calls for $572.1 million Bond Election in May 2017
The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees unanimously called for a $572.1 million Bond Election to be held May 6, 2017, to address the needs of growth, innovation, and safety.
- Three propositions will appear on the ballot:
Proposition 1 – $381.7 million: Addresses the most urgent needs of growth and safety in Round Rock ISD, including High School #6, Elementary School #35, improvements to aging facilities, replacement of aging technology at all schools and the continuation of Master Plans at McNeil and Westwood high schools.
- Proposition 2 – $133.6 million: Aligns with the Strategic Plan for needs of growth and innovation, including expansions at elementary, middle, and high schools to accommodate crowded schools, a Career Tech High School, a Visual and Performing Arts Middle School and an Early College and Health Professions High School.
- Proposition 3 – $56.8 million: Meets the needs of a world class community’s expectations for arts and athletic programs, including an indoor aquatic center, the District’s outdoor athletic facility #3, upgrades to Dragon Stadium and design of auditoriums at Round Rock and Westwood high schools.
Board appoints Edward Hanna as new Trustee
The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees appointed Edward Hanna as the new Trustee for Place 4 during a Board Workshop on Feb. 15.
Hanna, the Vice President of BBVA Compass Bank, currently serves the Round Rock community as the the 2017 Chair of the Talent Development for the Round Rock Chamber. He has served as the Citizen’s Bond Committee (CBC) Finance Committee Chair in 2017 and was a member of the 2014 Bond Oversight Committee. He is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Round Rock ISD.
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Board of Trustees approves 2017- 2018 academic calendar
The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees approved the academic calendar for the 2017-2018 school year at its regular meeting Feb. 16.
A calendar committee comprised of District and campus administrators, as well as parents, designed the calendar in alignment with the most recent calendars. The 2017-2018 calendar features a Dec. 22 – Jan. 5 break for students to provide families with additional travel days during the holiday season. It also allows students the opportunity to complete the school year before Memorial Day.
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