Starting Time of Berkner-Mesquite Horn Football Game Changed

Due to power outages, the starting time of today's football game between Berkner High School and Mesquite Horn High School at Richardson ISD's Wildcat-Ram Stadium has been moved to 4:30 pm.

Wildcat-Ram Stadium is located at 9449 Church Road in Dallas. Stadium gates will open at 4:00 pm and kickoff will occur at 4:30 pm. No bands or drill teams will be performing at the game.

Lake Highlands Oktoberfest

The 4th Annual Oktoberfest, presented by the Exchange Club of Lake Highlands, takes place tomorrow, October 4 from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm at the Lake Highlands Town Center located at 7100 Wildcat Way in Dallas.

There will be a kids zone with games, tons of food, performances by Lake Highlands HS Wranglers, cheerleaders and Highlandettes, plus more live entertainment.

Proceeds enable the Exchange Club to provide support to RISD schools and offer scholarships to graduating seniors.

For more information visit

Students Artwork on Display at State Convention

Several RISD art students had their creations on display at the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and Texas Association of School Boards(TASB) Convention held in Dallas recently. Out of 100 art students from across the state of Texas chosen to participate, six were from RISD.

Highlandettes Dance Clinic

Dancers in grades Kindergarten-9th are invited to join the Lake Highlands High School Highlandettes Drill Team for their Fall 2014 "Dancing with the Dettes Community Dance Clinic" on Monday, October 13.

Registration includes the opportunity to perform with the Highlandettes during pre-game lines at the LHHS vs. Pearce varsity football game on October 24.

For more information or to register, please visit

Special Guest Musicians

RISD Superintendent Dr. Kay Waggoner and Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Dr. Chris Goodson jammed recently with the Berkner Drum Line at the O. Henry Elementary family picnic.

2014 RISD Spirit Run

Sign up for the 2014 RISD Spirit Run on November 8, 2014, at Galatyn Park. The popular annual RISD Excellence in Education Foundation event raises funds to directly benefit RISD students & staff. Go to to learn more & register. See you at the race!

Upcoming Events

  • October 6 - Regular Board Meeting
  • October 13 - Fair Day - Student Holiday/Staff Development
  • October 20 - Board Study Session