Royse City ISD official to chair state-wide safety & risk management committee

Royse City ISD official to chair state-wide safety & risk management committee

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 5, 2020) The Texas Association of School Business Officials Board of Directors has named Lloyd Blaine as Safety and Risk Management Committee Chair. He will serve in this state-wide role from October of 2020 to September of 2022. For Royse City ISD, Blaine serves as the Director of Safety & Security […]

Rockwall ISD Board considers lowest proposed tax rate in 29 years for 2020-2021

Rockwall ISD Board considers lowest proposed tax rate in 29 years for 2020-2021

Order and notice for Nov. 3 General Election approved by Board of Trustees in special meeting ROCKWALL, TX – August 4, 2020 — In a special session of the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees on Monday, Aug. 3, Senior Chief Financial Officer David Carter presented proposed tax rate of $1.3100 for the 2020-2021 school budget. […]

Rockwall ISD Board approves academic policies in light of COVID-19

Rockwall ISD Board approves academic policies in light of COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX – August 4, 2020 — The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approved amending policy EIC (LOCAL) and the 2020-2021 Grading Guidelines to reflect the changes. As a result of the current pandemic’s impact for remote learning, Chief Curriculum & Instruction Officer Dr. Amy Ellis presented a resolution for EIC (LOCAL) clarifying grades earned […]

Rockwall High School student Kate English receives national honor

Rockwall High School student Kate English receives national honor

ROCKWALL, TX – July 31, 2020 — Rockwall High School student Kate English was recently selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). The Society recognizes top high school scholars across the nation who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, scholarship and community involvement. “On behalf of the NSHSS, I […]

Statement on School Re-Openings

Statement on School Re-Openings

JULY 31, 2020 – Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, Senate Education Chairman Larry Taylor, and House Education Chairman Dan Huberty released the following statement on school re-openings this fall: “The Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) guidance for opening public schools in Texas for the 2020-21 school year remains the same as […]

Notice of Rockwall ISD school board meeting Monday, public comments welcome

Notice of Rockwall ISD school board meeting Monday, public comments welcome

ROCKWALL, TX – July 31, 2020 – The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3 in Room 600 of the Administration/Education Center, 1050 Williams Street, or via video conference. Agenda items are shown below. Due to health concerns related to COVID-19, online public comments may be submitted […]

Rockwall ISD shares safety measures for school bus riders amid COVID-19

Rockwall ISD shares safety measures for school bus riders amid COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX – July 30, 2020 – What safety measures will be in place for Rockwall ISD bus riders this school year? Terry Penn, RISD Director of Transportation, said that safety measures include wearing a mask and sanitizing hands when boarding and disembarking the bus. Only one student will be allowed per seat, except for […]

Garland ISD free and reduced-price meal benefits for 2020-21

Garland ISD free and reduced-price meal benefits for 2020-21

GARLAND, TX – July 30, 2020 — In an effort to meet the needs of district students, Garland ISD has announced an update to free and reduced-price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for 2020-21. Twenty-four schools qualifying for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) will provide breakfast and lunch […]

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas hosts virtual Kindergarten Readiness Panel Aug. 11

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas hosts virtual Kindergarten Readiness Panel Aug. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – July 30, 2020 — As North Texans prepare for the coming school year, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas will mark their commitment to building confident, resilient girls with a premier virtual event, Start Strong – a panel discussion to help parents of rising kindergartners start their students’ education on the right foot. […]

Royse City ISD delays start of classes until August 24

Royse City ISD delays start of classes until August 24

ROYSE CITY, TX – July 28, 2020 – At the Monday, July 27 school board meeting, the Royse City Independent School District Board of Trustees approved Superintendent Kevin Worthy’s recommendation and plan to delay the start of school until August 24, 2020 for both in-person and online learning. This delayed start, of five school days, gives […]

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