Rockwall ISD Elementary Library Media Specialists create Monarch Book Award

Rockwall ISD Elementary Library Media Specialists create Monarch Book Award

ROCKWALL, TX (May 19, 2022) Rockwall ISD elementary librarians came up with a fun and unique way to engage kindergarten-2nd grade readers and introduce to them new books and authors during the school year. With this in mind, they created the Monarch Book Award.  The Monarch Book Award is the book chosen as the students’ […]

Business Professionals of America students bring home awards from Nationals

Business Professionals of America students bring home awards from Nationals

ROCKWALL, TX (May 19, 2022)  Eight Business Professionals of America (BPA) students recently competed at the National Leadership Conference where they brought home many awards. The following 8 students participated in the National Conference: ● Jillian Deen ● Jacob Gumm ● Alba Gutierrez-Cucurull ● Jamie Lynn Kavanagh ● Kayla Lindsey ● Vincent Rhone ● Caleb […]

Rockwall Reads receives grant from Atmos Energy for book giveaway events

Rockwall Reads receives grant from Atmos Energy for book giveaway events

ROCKWALL, TX (May 19, 2022) Rockwall ISD Library Media Specialists recently received a grant from Atmos Energy through their Fueling Safe and Thriving Communities program that will help fund their summer book distribution program, Rockwall Reads.   The grant will allow the librarians to provide new, high interest books for students in our community this summer […]

Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath high school students bring home medals from State VASE Competition

Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath high school students bring home medals from State VASE Competition

ROCKWALL, TX (May 19, 2022) Three students recently won medals for their art at the High School Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE). Congratulations to Hannah Herrera (RHHS) for receiving a medal for two pieces of art, Jessie Wilson (RHS), for sculptural art, The 5 Layers of Me and Abbygail Teske (RHS), for digital art, Turbulent.  […]

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Special Session: Newly elected board members take oath of office, officers announced

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Special Session: Newly elected board members take oath of office, officers announced

ROCKWALL, TX (May 18, 2022) NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours of the meeting at www.rockwallisd.com. Stan Britton and Jim White Take Oath of Office The newly elected Board of Trustees took the oath of office at Wednesday’s special session. Stan Britton was elected […]

Rowlett Chamber president achieves new honors with Master of Science in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship

Rowlett Chamber president achieves new honors with Master of Science in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship

ROWLETT, TX (May 18, 2022) – The Rowlett Area Chamber congratulates its President and Chief Operating Officer, Michael Gallops on earning his Master of Science in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston – Victoria (UHV). Commencement was held on May 14 in Victoria, TX. Entrepreneurship involves starting and developing new businesses, and […]

State Fair of Texas unveils commemorative theme art, ‘Taste of Texas’

State Fair of Texas unveils commemorative theme art, ‘Taste of Texas’

DALLAS, TX (May 18, 2022) For 136 years, food has been a focal point of the annual State Fair of Texas exposition. When you ask folks what their favorite part of the State Fair is, without skipping a beat, many will answer FOOD. As an event that blends more than 2 million people from all […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: The Light

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: The Light

ROCKWALL, TX (May 17, 2022) For Ukraine, Buffalo, Laguna Woods, all the safe places that have been invaded with hatred. You are the Light of the world. There is grief and horror, ugliness beyond imagination, and men taking lives as their quest.  I fear humanity is lost, dear God.  We are all at fault. Lead […]

City of Rockwall to unveil butterfly art sculptures this weekend

City of Rockwall to unveil butterfly art sculptures this weekend

Rockwall, Texas – May 17, 2022 – As the City of Rockwall prepares for the unveiling of the Butterfly Art sculptures this Saturday, May 21, there is one special group to thank for making the project happen. To kick off the project, the first sculpture was painted by local artist and retired art teacher, Susan […]

Meet Eleanor, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Eleanor, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (May 17, 2022) Beautiful Eleanor has a face that is a rainbow of colors. She is very playful and enjoys attention. Eleanor showed a love for humans at a very young age by trying to jump into her new foster’s arms. She loves to cuddle and be petted. She is a tortie, so along with the sugar there’s […]