Rockwall Judge Liana Whitten earns ‘Member’ designation

The Honorable Liana B. Whitten, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4, of Rockwall County was recently inducted as a “Member” into Texas Justice Court Judges Association (JCJA) College of Justice Court Judges. The College encourages and recognizes judges who strive for advanced education over and above the state mandated education requirements.  Judge Whitten was one […]

Springer Choir tree lighting performance a big success

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Dobbs Elementary 2nd Graders Think Win-Win by collecting toys for Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 8, 2015) In conjunction with College Week, 2nd graders at Dobbs Elementary helped raise awareness on campus by letting others know that “college is a gift” and encouraged the school to bring in toys to donate to Helping Hands for families during the holidays. The school-wide effort brought in toys for […]

Springer family donates books to school library

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Springer recently donated several new books to the Springer Elementary Library.  The donation was made in memory of Richard Springer, grandson of the school’s namesake, Ouida Springer. Pictured left to right are Stanley Springer, son of Ouida Springer, and Rachael Taylor, Springer Elementary Librarian. Submitted by Jenny Kaup, Rockwall ISD. To […]

Rowlett Memorial Day event to feature “Touch-a-Truck”

(ROWLETT, TX – April 21, 2015)  Bring the entire family to the Rowlett Community Centre (5300 Main Street) to honor fallen military heroes at the Memorial Day Celebration featuring Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins with the Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. in front of […]

RHS soccer player wins Wing Stop Scholar Athlete of the Month

ROWLETT, TX (April 4, 2015) Surprised on the soccer field by CBS 11, Rowlett High School senior Garrett Stroud was named the Wing Stop Scholar Athlete of the Month March 17. He is one of just 10 high schoolers to receive this title, in addition to a $1,000 scholarship. “I feel really special,” Stroud said. “I […]

GISD students learn Taiwanese culture, education first-hand

GARLAND, TX (April 4, 2015) Nine Garland ISD students, two administrators and one alumna recently had the opportunity to reciprocate an international exchange hosted by the district two years ago.  Thanks to the district’s partnership with the Dallas-Fort Worth Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce, the hometown group enjoyed an enlightening trip to Taiwan’s Luzhu District March […]

Rockwall country music artist Erin Kinsey to perform April 11 at DIFF Family Day

DALLAS, TX (April 4, 2015) The entertainment lineup of the Dallas International Film Festival’s Family Day will feature a performance by young Rockwall country music star Erin Kinsey on April 11 at 5:30, before the screening of Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. Come see Erin perform live at Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Suite 403, […]

CTE students to compete in state SkillsUSA competition

GARLAND, TX (March 25, 2015) After besting their competition at regionals, nearly 100 Garland ISD students are on their way to compete in the state round of the SkillsUSA Texas Leadership and Skills Conference, March 26-28 in Corpus Christi. Fourteen Audio Video Production Magnet students from Lakeview Centennial High School are among the contenders who will […]

Cars for CASA May 17 at Harbor

ROCKWALL, TX (March 24, 2015) On Sunday May 17, 2015, the Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders Association will host its 10th annual Cars for CASA auto show to help raise money for Lone Star CASA, Inc. CASA is a national volunteer movement that began in the late 1970s in Seattle. Its purpose is […]