ROUNDUP: Round Rock ISD caps and gowns pickups, graduations and more

Round Rock ISD's commencement walks will be held at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex from May 18-23. (Courtesy Round Rock ISD)
Round Rock ISD's commencement walks will be held at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex from May 18-23. (Courtesy Round Rock ISD)

Round Rock ISD's commencement walks will be held at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex from May 18-23. (Courtesy Round Rock ISD)

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Round Rock ISD class of 2020 seniors to receive May in-person commencement walk

Round Rock ISD's class of 2020 seniors will get the opportunity to walk across the stage in an in-person commencement ceremony, the district announced in a news release. The in-person commencement will also be complemented by a virtual graduation ceremony for graduates, which will be released June 5 at 7 p.m.

RRISD's Stony Point High School releases May 4 senior cap and gown pickup times

Graduation is just around the high school for Round Rock ISD's class of 2020. For Stony Point High School seniors, cap and gown pickup services will be held May 4, according to a May 1 email sent to school parents. Per the campus websites, pickup services for Cedar Ridge High School and Round Rock High School are scheduled for May 5 and May 6, respectively.



VIDEO: Round Rock ISD announces class of 2020 valedictorians salutatorians through at-home surprises

While the class of 2020 is completing its senior year online, Round Rock ISD added a personal twist to its valedictorian and salutatorian announcements.

With balloons and commemorative lawn signs in tow, RRISD high school principals stopped by the homes of each valedictorian and salutatorian to deliver the news of their rankings in person. Photos of the students and their loved ones were taken in celebration of their achievements, with well wishes delivered to each recognized.

DATA: Demand for mental health services up 81% for Round Rock ISD students

Students in Round Rock ISD have not stepped foot in a classroom since March 13. As school closures were extended from spring break through the end of the spring semester due to the coronavirus pandemic, RRISD counselors have seen a spike in the number of students reaching out with mental health concerns.

Kelsey Thompson and Taylor Jackson Buchanan contributed to this report.