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Rollingwood Women’s Club 5K Fun Run

The Rollingwood Women’s Club is sponsoring a 5K Fun Run, Life Is Good in the Wood, on April 28, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Rollingwood Park. Online registration is open until April 23 for the annual event, which had over 350 participants in 2016. The run “is always a huge success in its goal to emphasize fun, fitness, family and friends,” according to event materials. Funds raised from the 5K …

Ribbon Cutting for New Westlake Seton Express Care

The Westlake Hills Chamber of Commerce invites area residents to a Ribbon Cutting for Seton Family of Doctors Plus Express Care, a new clinic located at 701 S. Capital of Texas Highway in the Village at Westlake. The ribbon cutting celebration will be held Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the ribbon cutting at 6 p.m. Attendees will be invited to tour the new facility …

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Westlake Neighborhoods Set for Improved Fire Hydrant Flow

The Water Control and Improvement District 10 broke ground in January 2017 on projects that are designed to increase water capacity and pressure, according to a Community Impact article. The projects are part of a $46 million bond package that residents passed in May 2015. In addition to the City of Westlake Hills, WCID 10 serves the areas in and around Rob Roy, Camelot, and Westwood off Bee Caves Road. Many …

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Rollingwood Roundup: Oak Wilt and Planting Bluebonnets

From the City of Rollingwood, we have two reminders/announcements for residents – an announcement on the prevention of Oak Wilt and an invitation to help beautify the city: Reminder about Oak Wilt Ordinance The cutting of Oak trees is prohibited in Rollingwood from February 1 to June 30, due to the City Ordinance Sec. 8.06.006: Oak Wilt Ordinance. This ordinance prohibits the cutting of Oak trees during this period each …

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Westlake Westie Winners Announced

The annual Westlake Hills Westie Awards were held at the Hotel Granduca on February 3, 2017, with winners of the awards announced at the luncheon. Created by the Westlake Hills Chamber of Commerce, the awards honor the “best and brightest members of our community for their efforts over the past year,” focusing on community, philanthropic, and economic impact in the Westlake area. Here are this year’s winners of the 2017 …

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25th Anniversary: 2017 Eanes Education Foundation Gala

The 2017 Eanes Education Foundation Gala will be held Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the JW Marriott Lone Star Ballroom. The gala’s 25th anniversary, the event will include cocktails, dinner, dancing, silent auctions, games, cake, and champagne – as well as support for the Eanes Education Foundation. Presented by Lexus of Austin, the gala is open to EEF supporters from each Eanes Independent School District …

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Rollingwood Lower Park Re-Opens

On January 26, 2017, the City of Rollingwood reported that Rollingwood Lower Park has re-opened, following maintenance that spanned back to early November 2016. During the maintenance period, the lower park, playscape, and pavilion were closed as repairs were made to a rock wall that had become unstable. Repairs were expected to be completed by the end of December, but the playscape in the upper Rollingwood Park area, near the …

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Eanes ISD and Its Nine Campuses Excel in State Accountability Ratings

All nine Eanes Independent School District campuses and the District as a whole achieved the Texas Education Agency’s highest accountability rating of “Met Standard.” The District earned a score of 96, with a target score of 60 and a statewide average of 75. Seven campuses also received Distinction Designations for specific accountability measures. Distinctions were awarded to schools that ranked in the top quartile of their comparison group. Campuses that …

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Eanes ISD District and Campuses Earn State and National Rankings

The Eanes Independent School District and all of its nine schools earned state and national rankings in the latest report by Niche. The District earned recognition as the top district in the state for the third year in a row. Valley View Elementary ranked first in the state among elementary schools and 36th in the nation, and West Ridge Middle School ranked first in the state among middle schools and …

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Eanes Board Votes Down New Westlake High School GPA System

The Eanes Independent School District Board of Trustees voted down proposed changes to Westlake High School’s Grade Point Average system during a December 13, 2016 Open Forum, after a year of work by a GPA weighting committee made up of teachers, parents, administrators, and students. Instead, the divided Board left the current system intact and directed the District to start a new committee in 2017 to further discuss and consider …