Damian Shelton has been named the Rivercrest Junior High School Student of the Week for the week of Nov. 11. Shelton was nominated by his reading teacher, Janna Easley, for his hard work and improvement. Congratulations, Damian!

Rivercrest Lady Rebel Athletics will be collecting new, unopened containers of laundry detergent to be handed out at the “Spirit of Giving” event Dec. 8 to benefit Talco and Bogata.

The Rivercrest High School band came away from Pleasant Grove Invitational competition with first place division band and color guard honors, second place division percussion, first place band in Class A and outstanding colorguard in Class A.

BOGATA — Rivercrest ISD has passed its new $8 million budget, including raises for auxiliary staff and teachers courtesy of House Bill 3. Trustees also approved a tax rate of $1.28 per $100 valuation.