Rocksprings Record

The Burleson girls of Rocksprings had a successful District AAU competition in Round Rock last week. Claire (above) won gold medals in the shot and javelin and Zoe took home two golds in the shot and discus. Next step is Regional qualifier meets for both USATF and AAU. 

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By Jaime Palacio
Newly hired Coach Brandon Allen is the school’s new Athletic Director. He originally comes from Big Lake, Texas. He is married to Brittany Allen who will also be a teacher at Rocksprings ISD and will be teaching high school science classes. Together, they have a 10 year old son named Jaxton Allen.
Coach Allen is a graduate of Sul Ross State University. His education includes: B.S. major in Kinesiology. Minor in Geology. M. Ed major in Education. Minor in Physical Education. He has a total of a 11 year coaching experience both at a High School level and at a College level. He has taught/coach at Sul Ross State University, Mexia ISD, Rotan ISD, Medina ISD, Ozona CSD and currently Rocksprings ISD.

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The Lone Star State recently celebrated birds, bees, butterflies and bats in celebration of National Pollinator Week, which signified the importance of pollinators to not only the ecosystem, but to the economy. “Now, more than ever, people are recognizing the importance of pollinators to the wellbeing of ecosystems and our economy; as well as, the easy steps we can all take to protect hese important species,” said Ben  Hutchins, TPWD Invertebrate Biologist. Roughly one third of all the food  we eat is because of pollination that happened in a farmer’s field.

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