Meet Mojo, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Mojo, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Mojo may look like your typical chihuahua, since he’s small and cute. But he could be the friendliest chihuahua on the planet. He’s about three years old and very well-behaved. He’s also extremely playful. You’d never know he was used as bait for fighting dogs when he was much younger. Maybe Mojo knows how to […]

Dobbs students top off Dr. Seuss’ birthday

(Rockwall ISD) In celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, the bilingual kindergarten class at Dobbs Elementary School shows the “Cat in the Hat” they can wear funny hats, too! Pictured are (back row, from left) Juliette Rayo, Nicholas Casares, Josue Gomez, David Luna,  teacher Layla Sherrard and (front row) Leila Moreno, Alex Galvan, and Emiliano Campos.

Nebbie Williams jumps to action for American Heart Association

(Rockwall ISD) Nebbie Williams Elementary School raised more than $22,000 during its recent Jump Rope for Heart campaign. First grader Ella Turner raised more than $12,000 of that total in memory of her little sister, Colby. Ella received an award from the American Heart Association for her great efforts. “We are proud of our students […]

Nebbie Williams student earns Rotary Student of Honor Award

Connor Campbell, a sixth grader from Nebbie Williams Elementary, was recently recognized with the Rotary Student of Honor Award. Connor was chosen based on his work ethic, academic success, kindness to others, and the great volunteer work he does outside of school for his church. He was honored at the February Rotary Meeting. Mrs. Gammon, […]

Williams MS science students are statebound

(Rockwall ISD) Jennifer DeMars and Sean Mason, 8th grade students at J.W. Williams Middle School, were 2nd and 3rd place regional winners respectively at the “You Be the Chemist” interactive academic competition. The Williams students will now advance to the state meet held in Houston on April 28. The “You Be the Chemist” competition engages […]

Plan ahead for April’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

(Heath) Plan ahead to safely dispose of hazardous waste on April 21, when the City of Heath joins the City of Rockwall to host the 12th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection/Environmental Action Day. Drop off items between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Rockwall’s Service Center at1600 Airport Road in Rockwall. The event is open […]

Survivor breakfast at Applebee’s March 10

All cancer survivors are invited to Applebee’s, located at 687 Interstate 30 in Rockwall, from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10 for an all-you-can-eat breakfast. Tickets are only $3 each and include a chance to win terrific door prizes and an opportunity to meet other cancer survivors. Read about the Rockwall Relay for Life […]

From Big Hat Bingo Bash to charity ball

From Big Hat Bingo Bash to charity ball

The Rockwall Women’s League’s inaugural Big Hat Bingo Bash was a huge success for the service organization. The event, which featured brunch and six games of Bingo for prizes, was held on January 27, 2012, at the Dallas Athletic Club. Elaine Sullivan, of Coldwell Banker-Rockwall, won two tickets to the upcoming Rockwall Women’s League Annual Charity […]

Science in schools, in church, in the sky

Our Universe Today seems to be earning its readership. Here’s how you can tell if people read your columns.  Based on prior experience writing for a publication whose name rhymes with Periled Tanner, I call this the “Snap Guy” hypothesis and it goes like this: Whenever you are out and about in the community, you […]

Earth Science at Dobbs Elementary

(Rockwall ISD) Dobbs Elementary third graders are using the Proscope microscope and iPad to magnify and compare soil samples taken from the Rockwall area. Pictured are Arian  Mehdizadegan (left) and Ethan Spearman from Beverly Dobb’s third grade class. Submitted by Norma Terrell. To submit your news and events, email .