Williams Middle School Theatre earns awards for UIL One-Act-Play

Williams Middle School Theatre earns awards for UIL One-Act-Play

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Williams Middle School Theatre Department recently competed in the UIL One-Act Play at Forney High School, walking away with several awards. Both Molly Snowden and Cooper Fore received All-Star Honorable Cast Mentions and Cameron Sturkie received the All-Star Tech Award for his work as Stage Manager for the production. Blue Ribbon News […]

Rockwall-Heath Infiniti advances to Semifinals in ICHSA Contest

Rockwall-Heath Infiniti advances to Semifinals in ICHSA Contest

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Rockwall-Heath High School A Cappella group Infiniti recently competed in the Southwest Regional International Contest for High School Acappella (ICHSA) Quarterfinals where they won first place. They advance to semifinals March 7 at Flower Mound High School. The winner at Flower Mound will advance to New York to the ICHSA Nationals. Blue Ribbon News […]

Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club competes at TPSA, 12 advance to State

Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club competes at TPSA, 12 advance to State

(ROCKWALL, TX) Twenty-eight students from the Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club recently competed at the TPSA regional competition and 12 of those students advanced to the TPSA state competition later this year. Placements: Desiree DeHart 1st Place – 911 Call Taking   Madison McDaniel 2nd Place – 911 Call Taking   Gabriel Garza 2nd […]

Rockwall High School counselors honored with CREST Award

Rockwall High School counselors honored with CREST Award

The Rockwall High School counseling department was recently honored for being one of a group of only 100 schools from across the state to win the CREST Award for Counseling Excellence for 2019-2020. In 2005, Texas School Counselor Association began a program called CREST to recognize schools with outstanding counseling programs. Schools receiving CREST awards have demonstrated a commitment using the […]

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary student wins Rockwall County Spelling Bee

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary student wins Rockwall County Spelling Bee

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall County Spelling Bee was recently held at the Rockwall ISD Administration Building where Owen Koziol, an Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School student, won top honors. Grant Jordan, a Cain Middle School student, is the alternate. Winner: Owen Koziol APHE Alternate: Grant Jordan CMS All participants: Rochell ES Rashad Pennington (5th) Amy Parks-Heath […]

Stingerette Senior Showcase: Lainey Crawford

Stingerette Senior Showcase: Lainey Crawford

(ROCKWALL, TX) This week’s Stingerette Senior Showcase is Miss Lainey Crawford. Lainey is the daughter of Lowell and Julie Crawford. Lainey is a three year member of the National Champion Stingerettes and is currently a Senior Lieutenant. She was previously  a Lieutenant her Junior year and was awarded Top 4 at line tryouts her Sophomore year. Lainey […]

District notifies parents of potential for increased law enforcement presence at Rockwall schools Monday

District notifies parents of potential for increased law enforcement presence at Rockwall schools Monday

In an email to parents on Friday, Feb. 7, the Rockwall ISD said, “In an abundance of caution, you may observe additional law enforcement presence on or near campuses on Monday, Feb. 10. The Rockwall Police Department notified us of individuals who may want to protest local law enforcement at government locations, including the possibility […]

Garland ISD home to 13 Dell Scholar semifinalists

(GARLAND ISD/ROWLETT) Thirteen Garland ISD AVID students are vying for a chance to receive $20,000, a laptop, textbook credits and ongoing educational support. The high schoolers were recently named Dell Scholar semifinalists due to their academic rigor, ambition and perseverance. “I am proud to announce that 13 Garland ISD seniors were named Dell Scholar semifinalists,” […]

Linda Lyon Elementary School teacher honored as Good Morning Texas Teacher of the Month

Linda Lyon Elementary School teacher honored as Good Morning Texas Teacher of the Month

  (ROCKWALL, TX) Jennifer Tartt, a third-grade teacher at Linda Lyon Elementary School, was recently surprised in her classroom as the Good Morning Texas Teacher of the Month. The segment will air on the morning of February 28 on WFAA.  Submitted press release, RISD.   Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and […]

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approves 2020-21 school calendar

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approves 2020-21 school calendar

The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approved the 2020-2021 school calendar at their January board meeting. Download a printable pdf here >> https://www.rockwallisd.com/Page/11518 Courtesy Rockwall ISD.  Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com. Subscribe to our email newsletter here. […]