School News

Elementary Quarter 4 Honor Roll 

Third Grade – Quarter 4

Crusader Excellence Honor Roll

Madison Aranda,   Patrick Asiedu, Andrew Balid, Colton Benitz, Bella Burg, Delaynie Clinton,   Andrew Dunbar, Paige Dunbar, Wyatt Hargrove, Jack Johnson, Cooper Keen, Logan Keely, Mya Kircher, Vance Myers

Young Scholars Honor Roll

Keegan Buzzell,   Coleman DeRusseau, Parker Duarte, Gavin Howard, Ranjit Jillapalli, Colin   Russell, Avery Sackal,
  London Young, Cade Zamora

 

Fourth   Grade – Quarter 4

Crusader Excellence Honor Roll

Brendan Bootka, Jaden   Crutchfield, Luke Holley, Tristan Hood, Lukas Jackson, Grace Koshy, Allee   Mayo, Paxton McBride, Marcus Mendoza, Gabriela Pareja, Kyle Rabago, Catie Sauls, Jackson Seib, Anya Silva, Chayse Wilson, Krishna Yeada, Ty Zimmerhanzel

 

Young Scholars Honor Roll

Josiah Blake,   Jordan Greatting, Luke Hamilton, Roy Joiner,
  Katie Peiffer

Fifth   Grade – Quarter 4

Crusader Excellence

Honor Roll

Kyan   Aleman, Landon Cervantes, Caroline Fenwick, Mary-Kate Havens, Jerell Isaac,   Allison Lieder, Mahlet Messay, Hudson O’Neal, Emily Sonnier, Zachary Vaughn, Ava Zamora

 

Young Scholars

Honor Roll

Xavier Daniels, Jayden Eckert, Alex Graf, Noah Headley, Rachel Millikan

 

 

PSIA State Meet at TCU, April 29, 2017

Crusaders had their top finish at the PSIA Academic and Speech State Meet on Saturday. 

Here are the results:

 5th place in 6th-8th Listening Skills:  Danny Tomlin

4th place in 6th grade Prose Interpretation:  Kiera Dixon

1st place in 7th-8th grade Impromptu Speaking:  Matthew Tweden

1st place in 7th-8th grade Modern Oratory:  Rebecca Rasmussen

 

ACSI Speech Meet,  April 7, 2017 

Congratulations to participants in the ACSI Speech Meet at CTCS. 

6th grade Poetry:  1st place with a Superior Ranking – Kiera Dixon

5th grade Patriotic Oration:  1st place with a Superior Ranking – Mehlet Messay

5th grade Poetry (tie):  1st place with a Superior Ranking – Noah Headley and Rachel Millikan

4th grade Poetry:  Excellent Ranking – Jackson Seib

3rd grade Poetry:  Excellent Ranking – Colton Benitz

3rd grade Fables and Folklore:  2nd place with a Superior Ranking – Sydney Zimmerhanzel

2nd grade Bible:  Good Ranking – Ellyn Seib

 

TAPPS Academic and Speech Tournament, April 3-5, 2017

Congratulations to students competing at the TAPPS Academic & Speech tournament for placing 2nd overall in 3A.

2016 Crusader Yearbook:  2nd place

Ready Writing:  State Champion - Sarah Koshy

Spanish:  7th place - Adrian Varela, 2nd place - Christian Varela

Current Events:  State Champion - Sophia Fernandez

Social Studies: 8th place - Jenna Kim, State Champion - Sophia Fernandez

Math:  8th place - Elisan Wagner

Advanced Math:  2nd place - Rohan Jillapalli

Number Sense: 7th - Christian Orred

Calculator: 8th place - Rohan Jillapalli, 7th place - Christian Orred

Science: 5th place - Christian Orred

Solo Acting:  4th place - Morgan Whitley, State Champion - Cole Sutton

Duet Acting:  2nd place - Cole Sutton and Anna Jacks

Prose Interpretation:  6th place - Cole Sutton, 5th place - Caleb Roark

Poetry Interpretation:   3rd place - Anna Jacks, 2nd place - Cole Sutton

Oratory:  7th place - Sophia Fernandez, 3rd place - Sarah Koshy

Persuasive Speaking:  5th place - Perry Williams, 4th place - Sarah Koshy

Lincoln Douglas Debate:  Top Debate Team, Quarterfinalists/5th place tie - Perry Williams, and Sophia Fernandez, State Champion - Sarah Koshy

 

TAPPS State Art Competition, April 3-4, 2017

Congratulations to RRCA Art students for placing 7th in 3A at the TAPPS Art Competition.

Eunjin Lee                           11                          2nd in Color Drawing

                                                                           1st in On-Site Drawing

                                                                           8th in Painting

 

Jenna Kim:                          10                          3rd in Graphite Drawing

 

Bekah Fadler                      12                          3rd in Art History

 

Emily Fenwick                    12                          5th in Seek and Sketch

 

Hannah Waters                 12                          5th in Seek and Sketch

 

Matthew Withey              12                          7th in Seek and Sketch

 

Kimoo Yeom                      11                          8th in On-Site Drawing

 

PSIA District Results, March 25, 2017

RRCA had a successful meet and 8 state qualifiers for the meet at TCU on April 29, 2017. 

(State Qualifiers in bold.)

 

Creative Writing

1st place - Charlie McDonald

 

Dictionary Skills 6th-8th

5th place - Danny Tomlin

6th place - Emily Millikan

 

Impromptu Speaking 7th-8th

1st place - Matthew Tweden

 

Listening Skills - 6th-8th

2nd place - Danny Tomlin

 

Maps, Graphs, Charts 

4th place - Emily Millikan, 6th grade

4th place - Danny Tomlin, 8th grade

5th place - Douglas Chaiken, 7th grade

5th place - Andy Jones, 5th grade

6th place - Zachary Vaughn, 5th grade

 

Math

3rd place - Douglas Chaiken, 7th grade

5th place - Zachary Vaughn, 5th grade

6th place - Landon Cervantes, 5th grade

6th place - Siya Babbar, 6th grade

6th place - Esai Fernandez, 7th grade

 

Modern Oratory

2nd place - Rebecca Rasmussen, 7th-8th

 

Music Memory

5th place - Robby Wampler, 7th-8th grade 

 

Number Sense

5th place - Dylan Withey, 7th grade

6th place - Landon Cervantes, 5th grade

6th place - Tony Cermak, 6th grade

6th place, Esai Fernandez, 7th grade

 

On-Site Drawing

2nd place - Douglas Chaiken, 7th grade

5th place - Taryn Cole, 8th grade

 

Prose Interpretation

2nd - Mahlet Messay, 5th grade

2nd - Kiera Dixon, 6th grade

4th - Sarah Benitz, 7th-8th grade 

6th - Chayse Wilson, 4th grade

 

Ready Writing

3rd place - Delaynie Clinton, 3rd grade

 

Science

3rd place - Douglas Chaiken, 7th grade

3rd place - Robby Wampler, 8th grade

 

Spelling

5th place - Patrick Asiedu, 3rd grade

 

Storytelling 

1st place - Colin Russell

 

Vocabulary 

3rd place - Kyan Aleman, 5th grade

4th place - Elizabeth Randolph, 8th grade

  

ACSI Area Math Olympics February 2017

On Friday, February 17, 25 of our students from 3rd-8th grades represented RRCA at the ASCI Area Math Olympics competition in San Antonio.  They competed with students from 19 different schools throughout central and south Texas. Our students worked hard and represented our school well. Here are the results:

Name

Grade

Category

Award

Patrick Asiedu

3rd

Computation

Superior Rating

Gavin Howard

3rd

Computation

5th Place, Superior Rating

Jack Johnson

3rd

Computation

3rd Place, Superior Rating

Logan Keely

3rd

Reasoning

Good Rating

Grace Koshy

4th

Reasoning

Excellent Rating

Landon Cervantes

5th

Computation

5th Place, Excellent Rating

Noah Headley

5th

Computation

Excellent Rating

Zach Vaughn

5th

Computation

Excellent Rating

Mary-Kate Havens

5th

Reasoning

Superior Rating

Andy Jones

5th

Reasoning

Excellent Rating

Tony Cermak

6th

Computation

Tie for 4th Place, Superior Rating

Emily Millikan

6th

Computation

Excellent Rating

Courtney Potts

6th

Computation

Tie for 4th Place, Superior Rating

Siya Babbar

6th

Reasoning

5th Place, Superior Rating

April Holder

6th

Reasoning

4th Place, Superior Rating

Kiera Dixon

6th

Reasoning

Superior Rating

Kyla Wagner

7th

Computation

Excellent Rating

Milo Tran

7th

Computation

Excellent Rating

Douglas Chaiken

7th

Reasoning

4th Place, Excellent Rating

Grant Brown

8th

Computation

Good Rating

Gracie McCormick

8th

Computation

2nd Place, Excellent Rating

Robby Wampler

8th

Computation

Good Rating

Aidan Arnett

8th

Reasoning

4th Place, Excellent Rating

Matthew Tweden

8th

Reasoning

3rd Place, Superior Rating

Aron Zapatero

8th

Reasoning

5th Place, Excellent Rating

Crusader Robotics

The RoboSaders team of Siya Babbar, Alexa Delenela, Ashlyn Kircher, Grace McCormick, and Rebecca Rasmussen scored 145 points and got first place in Robot Performance on January 14, 2017. They were given a ticket to the Invitational!

On January 21, 2017, the BioBots competed against 17 other FLL teams at Highland Park Elementary in Austin. The team of AJ Graf, Andrew Dimitrijevic, Catie Sauls, Ryan Mixer, and Kyle Rabago scored 114 points and came in 3rd place in robot performance. They were awarded the opportunity to compete at the Central TX FLL Invitational tournament on February 25 at Tom Glenn High School in Leander.

 

ACSI District Spelling Bee, January 19, 2017

Congratulations to all our students who participated in the  2017 ACSI District Spelling Bee in Marble Falls.

3rd grade

Kelly Franklin-Kubsch, 3rd place grade level winner

Gavin Howard

4th grade

Brendan Bootka, 3rd place grade level winner

Asher Redding

5th grade

Jayla Sumlin

Tabor Tyson

6th grade

Siya Babbar, 2nd place grade level winner advanced to Spell-off

Lola Fernandez, 1st place grade level winner and 1st place Spell-off winner

7th grade

Patrice Hayes, 3rd place grade level winner, advanced to Spell-off

8th grade

Aidan Arnett, 4th place grade level winner and 4th place Spell-off winner

RRCA is proud to have had 4 of the 16 students in the Spell-Off for grades 5th-8th with Lola and Aidan advancing on to the Regional Spelling Bee in Dallas on March 4, 2017.

There were seven schools competing with approximately 60 students combined.