Rockwall Stingerette Senior Showcase: Haley McGee

Rockwall Stingerette Senior Showcase: Haley McGee

This week’s Stingerette Senior Showcase is Haley McGee. Haley is the daughter of Kris and Chip McGee. Haley is a three year member of the Stingerettes and was selected as Stingerette of the Week this year. Haley is also involved with Rockwall High School Robotics. Outside of school, she loves traveling to the beach with […]

Rockwall Rotary names Student of Honor from Nebbie Williams Elementary

Rockwall Rotary names Student of Honor from Nebbie Williams Elementary

  The Rockwall Rotary Club recognized Nebbie Williams Elementary School student Aidan Stark as its Rotary Student of Honor today. Rotarian Kevin Pate, Executive Vice President of Lakeside National Bank, and Marsha Welch, Assistant Principal at Nebbie, presented Aidan with the award at the Noon Rotary’s lunch meeting. The award is presented in recognition of […]

Rockwall ISD refinances bonds from 2007 Bond Program

Rockwall ISD refinances bonds from 2007 Bond Program

Since 2015, Refinancing/Refunding Bonds Saves Taxpayers $49.6 million In October, the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to take advantage of low-interest rates and refinance bonds from the 2007 bond referendum. At the Board’s Monthly Meeting on January 21, the administration announced the Board’s action saved taxpayers $8.5 million. In addition, the Board’s refinancing/refunding […]

Rockwall ISD students earn Reflections’ Overall Award of Excellence

Rockwall ISD students earn Reflections’ Overall Award of Excellence

Several Rockwall ISD students have earned the Overall Award of Excellence in the Reflections program, which fosters creativity in students around the country. Only about 3% of the 60,000 students who submit Reflections entries annually advance to State. According to Debra Axum, RISD Council of PTA, this year’s theme was “Look Within”, and all of the […]

Amy Parks Mariners spread joy and kindness

Amy Parks Mariners spread joy and kindness

The Amy Parks Mariners set out to spread joy and kindness throughout their school and community during the month of December.  Students were spotted all month long engaging in acts of kindness! Each time a student was caught showing kindness, they were recognized by getting to choose an ornament to hang on their campus Kindness […]

Former Shannon Elementary student builds lost and found cart for school

Former Shannon Elementary student builds lost and found cart for school

Utley Middle School student Brooke Krantz recently built a lost and found cart for her former school, Shannon Elementary, to earn her Girl Scouts Silver Award. Brooke found a need for a moveable lost and found cart that was sturdy and would be able to store large amounts of coats. This would help the whole […]

Springer Elementary students are ‘In Class and On Time’

Springer Elementary students are ‘In Class and On Time’

Classes at Springer Elementary are participating in a competition called, “In Class and on Time,” to promote a tardy free campus and encourage students to arrive in class and on time, ready to learn. Classes receive “popcorn kernels” when every student arrives on time.  The class with the most kernels receives a popcorn party to […]

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Twenty-two Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students recently qualified for DECA State CDC. Leading up to the state competition, students will work to improve their business marketing knowledge and role-play presentation performances. Students who advanced: Alycia “Allie” Pfuhl (RHS) – Principles of Marketing Reiley Lynn (RHS) – Principles of Marketing Meghan McGriff (RHHS) – Principles of Marketing Haley […]

Williams Middle School Robotics compete in first VEX competition of the year

Williams Middle School Robotics compete in first VEX competition of the year

Williams Middle School Robotics recently had two of their five teams compete at Cain Middle School in their first VEX competition of the year. Teams 1701E advanced to finals and finished in 7th place overall. “Many of these students are doing robotics for the first time,” said Laura Shine, Robotics sponsor. “I am very proud of […]

Utley Middle School student’s artwork advances to state contest

Utley Middle School student’s artwork advances to state contest

Isaac Fortner, an Utley Middle School student, recently had his artwork, The Tree Of Me, advance to state-level judging in the PTA Reflections Contest. Sixty thousand students participate in the program annually and less than three percent of those advance to Texas PTA. Final results will be announced on March 15 via the Texas PTA website. Submitted […]

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