Ronald Planks

Phone: 469-219-2180 X80458


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education Masters of Music Certifications: All Level Music EC-12 School Principal

Ronald Planks

Ronald Planks is the Rock Hill HS Orchestra Director, Music Production Teacher, & Fine Arts Department Chair. Mr. Plank's past positions include Elementary Music Teacher in the Bryan ISD, Co-Director of the Memorial MS & HS Orchestras in the Spring Branch ISD, Head Director of the Williams HS Orchestra in the Plano ISD, as well as, the Founder & Director of the Strings of Color Community Youth Orchestra – Plano, TX. With 25 years of teaching experience, Mr. Plank's orchestras have consistently received UIL Sweepstakes Awards; while his classroom and private students have consistently placed in All-Region, All-Area, and All-State Orchestras. His students have also gone on to participate in several National and State Honor Orchestras, while also receiving high honors at local and state Solo & Ensemble Contests. Mr. Planks has positively impacted students in his music classroom and school-wide by serving on various committees at the state and district levels, such as  All-State Audition Panels, All-State Chairing Committees, Multicultural Committees, Faculty Council, and Site-Based Improvement Committees. Mr. Planks has received several awards and recognitions that include: the PTA Lifetime Achievement Award, a Diversity Award Nomination, a Plano ISD Education Foundation Grant for creating a program to reach at-risk teen males: E.T.H.O.S – Ethnic Teens Honoring & Owning Success, and the 2017 Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year Award. This year will mark Mr. Plank's 6th year in Prosper, but it will be his first year at Rock Hill HS.


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  • A-Day

    1st Period:   Symphonic Orchestra (RM 1302)

    2nd Period:  Chamber Orchestra 

    3rd Period: Lunch & Vertical Teaming

    4th Period: Music Production (1136)




    5th Period: Music Production 

    6th Period:  Symphonic Orchestra

    7th Period: Lunch & Vertical Teaming

    8th Period: Conference