Category: Students

Former student recalls memories of Mexican School, integration and caring teachers

Also, Miss [Signe] Quick and Principal Claude Berkman didn’t tolerate bullying of Hispanic kids. Sometimes Mr. Berkman would ride the school bus to keep kids in line. He helped me understand that some people don’t see that we’re all just people. He believed that children should be taught to respect everybody.

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First graduating class included WWI hero

In 1913, George Johns was a member of the first graduating class of the newly formed Round Rock ISD. Johns grew up in Round Rock on a ranch located about three miles southwest of Round Rock. After graduation, Johns enrolled in business classes at Trinity College in Round Rock and became a bookkeeper at the W.J. Walsh Limestone Company.

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Students who made the ultimate sacrifice

From the very first graduating class of Round Rock High School, to the present day war in Iraq and Afghanistan, thousands of former Round Rock ISD students have headed the call of duty to serve our country during times of peace and at times of war. Not all returned home. We remember their sacrifice.   George Johns World War I U.S. National Guard Round Rock HS Class of 1913 Died October 8, 1918 near St. Etienne, France Johns served in Company “C” – 132nd Machine Gun Battalion of the 36th Division of the Texas National Guard. Johns fought alongside the French...

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