Rep. Justin Holland: TRS staff, board to extend lease at current location

U P D A T E / R E T I R E D 🍎 T E A C H E R S 🍏 (ROCKWALL, TX) State Representative Justin Holland posted the following on his Facebook page today, in regards to the TRS lease in Indeed Tower: “Following my statement about the TRS Lease in Indeed Tower [see […]

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

(WYLIE, TX) Several family-friendly activities are planned over the next few months at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue & Education Center, including Outdoor Movie Night, an Easter egg hunt, and a camp-out. Located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, In-Sync serves as a sanctuary for over 70 rescued tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, cheetahs, bobcats, lynx, servals, […]

Jones Elementary students form student-led book club

Jones Elementary students form student-led book club

(ROCKWALL,TX) The second graders in Ms. Saenz’s class at Jones Elementary have taken it upon themselves to start up a book club during recess, where every Tuesday, instead of playing on the playground, they will meet, read and discuss a book reading. This club is completely student led, with the students deciding what they want to […]

Rockwall ISD Hays students chosen to speak with International Space Station

Rockwall ISD Hays students chosen to speak with International Space Station

(ROCKWALL, TX) Hays Elementary students will have the opportunity to speak with a member of the International Space Station February 25 from roughly 11:35 to 11:45 a.m. Local Amateur Radio operators in California will use their equipment and skills to track the International Space Station (ISS) as it passes overhead. While the ISS is above […]

Rockwall ISD Business Information Management students participate in Job Shadow program

Rockwall ISD Business Information Management students participate in Job Shadow program

(ROCKWALL, TX) Students from Utley, Cain, and Williams Middle School Business Information Management (BIM) class recently participated in a job shadow day with some local employers, where they experienced some of those careers through hands on experiences, facility tours and industry professional speakers.  Here are some photos from the day: Our print edition is delivered free […]

Pullen Elementary student helps Rockwall ISD launch Crossing Guard Week

Pullen Elementary student helps Rockwall ISD launch Crossing Guard Week

  Last school year, Pullen Elementary student, Charlotte Fieldsmith, made a presentation to Dr. Tom Maglisceau, Chief Student Services Officer, as part of her SAGE project in which she recommended that Rockwall ISD create a week during the school year to celebrate district crossing guards. As she noted in her presentation, several campuses already recognize these terrific […]

City of Rockwall honors Hometown Hero, Claudette Hatfield

City of Rockwall honors Hometown Hero, Claudette Hatfield

(ROCKWALL, TX) Not one to rest on her laurels, this Hometown Hero will admittedly never slow down. She will always find some way to help make things better in our community. That unique brand of optimism, ingenuity and tenacity is exactly what Main Street Board member Claudette Hatfield has dedicated to Rockwall for nearly 45 […]

Dodie’s Cajun Rockwall expands into Allen

Dodie’s Cajun Rockwall expands into Allen

More to love!  You don’t have to go to New Orleans to experience the flavor of the French Quarter. The award-winning, chef-inspired cuisine made famous at Dodie’s at The Rockwall Harbor is now being served up at The Cajun Place in Allen, along with a new name. That’s right, mudbug fans – The Cajun Place […]

Heath Swim Dive Team finishes strong at UIL State Championship

Heath Swim Dive Team finishes strong at UIL State Championship

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Rockwall-Heath High School Swim and Dive team competed over the weekend at the UIL 6A State Championship. The Boys team finished a program high of 28th in the meet, and the Lady Hawks finished 18th!  Here are the highlights from the weekend: Lady Hawks Our Lady Hawks Swim and Dive had a […]

Dr. Courtney Gober announces candidacy for Rockwall ISD School Board, Place 6

Dr. Courtney Gober announces candidacy for Rockwall ISD School Board, Place 6

Dr. Courtney Gober, candidate for Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees, Place 6, shared the following press release with Blue Ribbon News regarding his candidacy: Education: Dr. Courtney Gober earned a Bachelor of Art degree from Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA) in History and Sociology, a Master of Art degree from The University of Michigan in Education, […]

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