Reinhardt families try hands-on experiments during Science Night

(ROCKWALL ISD-January 27, 2013) Reinhardt Elementary held a Family  Science Night with a variety of hands-on experiments for  families to make discoveries and enjoy. Kindergarten students Olivia Beaty, 4th grader Stella Beaty and 6th grader Marnecia Fowler participated  in the force and motion exhibit. Shared by Patricia Corwin. To submit your good news and events, […]

Nebbie student earns Rotary ‘Student of Honor’ Award

(ROCKWALL-January 26, 2013) Joshua Harper, a 6th grade student at Nebbie Williams Elementary, recently received the Rotary “Student of Honor” award. He was chosen by the 6th grade team of teachers in recognition of his outstanding academic and citizenship achievement. Harper expressed what a great experience and honor it was to receive this award and […]

Cullins Lake-Pointe students master Bluebonnet Challenge

(ROCKWALL ISD-January 24, 2013) Congratulations to these Cullins Lake-Pointe Elementary third graders who completed the Bluebonnet Reading Challenge. The Bluebonnet Challenge is a challenge to students to read as many Bluebonnet books as possible. A Bluebonnet award is an award that students vote on that is based on 20 books nominated by teachers and librarians.  […]

Cans for Coasters: Grace Hartman sixth graders make speedy delivery to Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL ISD-January 23, 2013) Sixth grade students at Grace Hartman Elementary have been studying forces and motion. Using this knowledge, they built their own roller coasters to demonstrate acceleration, velocity, potential and kinetic energy and calculated the speed. After testing the coasters they decided to share their experience with the other students on the campus […]

C-O-N-G–R-A-T-U-L-A-T-I-O-N-S to Nebbie Williams’ top spellers

(ROCKWALL ISD-January 22, 2013) Nebbie Williams Elementary hosted its annual Spelling Bee for grades 4-6 on January 11. Congratulations to fifth grader Paige Carsia for winning first place; and to fifth grader Blake Lewis for being the runner up; and to all of the students who participated.     Submitted by Laurie Walton, Nebbie Williams. […]

Hartman students soar in PTA Reflections program

Fourth grader Taylor Hughes’ entry advances to state level judging (ROCKWALL ISD-January 16, 2013) PTA sponsors a Reflections program for students throughout the state of Texas. Entries can be in several categories ranging from Literature to Visual Arts. Grace Hartman Elementary is proud to announce three of its students were recognized as winners on the […]

Utley students step into service with shoe drive

(ROCKWALL ISD – January 16, 2013) Friends of Rachel at Utley Middle School is sponsored by counselor, Elizabeth Peters.  The students are excited to kick of a shoe drive that supports underprivileged children and adults at hospitals, orphanages, and shelters. The group will collect athletic shoes during the months of January and February. The shoe […]

Rockwall High School Jazz Band performs at Chamber Awards Banquet

(ROCKWALL-January 14, 2013) The Rockwall High School Jazz Band was invited to perform at the 2013 Rockwall Chamber Partnership Awards and Appreciation Banquet. This group of Intro to Jazz musicians held the audience captive with a mix of classic jazz and well known hits such as Brick House, a 1977 hit by the Commodores. According to […]

C-O-N-G-R-A-T-U-L-A-T-I-O-N-S to Dobbs’ top spellers

(ROCKWALL ISD-January 9, 2013) Congratulations to Dobbs Elementary fifth-grader Olivia Archer (left) and sixth-grader Graeson Lynskey. Olivia took first place in the school spelling bee, and Graeson earned second place. Olivia will represent Dobbs at the County Scripts Spelling Bee to be held at the RISD Administration Building on January 31.   Lynskey will serve as alternate. […]

Springer students study Navajo Code Talkers, donate to museum

(ROCKWALL ISD-January 8, 2013) Springer Elementary 2nd graders have been studying about Navajo Code Talkers this term. The Navajo Code Talkers were important citizens, because they helped the United States during World War II. The Navajo Code Talkers used their ancient language as a secret code during the war. Through their secret language they were […]