Rockwall ISD culinary teams advance to state

Rockwall ISD culinary teams advance to state

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall ISD Culinary Team recently competed at the ProStart DFW Regional Competition where the main Culinary Team won first place and the Restaurant Management Team won second place. Both ProStart teams received mixed feedback at competition, but came out on top in the end! “When time for the awards ceremony came, we […]

Garland ISD launches esports program

Garland ISD launches esports program

Garland ISD is currently the largest school district to have all of its high schools competing for a state champion esports title In an effort to provide more Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) opportunities for students, Garland ISD has added esports clubs at all seven high schools, as well as the Gilbreath-Reed Career and […]

Full Metal Jackets to host STEM Gals Robotics Competition and North Texas Tournament

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 1, 2019) In 2017, Team 1296 Full Metal Jackets traveled to Washington D.C. to attend the National Advocacy Conference. While in the nation’s capital, the team had the opportunity to meet with Representative John Ratcliffe. During the meeting, he expressed concern about a projected shortage of 1 million STEM (Science, Technology, […]

Rockwall High School Orange Wave Band Heading to State Contest

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 30, 2018) The Rockwall High School Orange Wave Band qualified for the UIL State Marching Contest after two spectacular performances in prelims and finals at the Area C Marching Contest. The group will travel to San Antonio this Sunday and perform in prelims at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Monday, […]

Call for Entries: Paint & Photograph Rowlett

(ROWLETT, TX – August 22, 2018) Artists Round Texas presents the Paint and Photograph Rowlett Juried Art Competition, open to all artists 16 and older using 2D media such as oil, acrylic, collage, pen and ink, watercolor, pencil, and more – and photography with or without digital manipulation. Entries must be postmarked no later than […]

Williams Middle School Symphony Orchestra places 4th in State Competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 10, 2018) Williams Middle School Symphony Orchestra recently placed 4th in the state in the TMEA MS Honor Full Orchestra Competition in San Antonio, TX. In May, the WMS Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Shari Allison and Bethany Jones, submitted a recording to the Texas Music Educators Association Competition where they were […]

Battle of the Books offers fun reading challenge for kids

Battle of the Books offers fun reading challenge for kids

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 4, 2018) Rockwall ISD recently held The Battle of the Books Competition, a reading incentive program designed to encourage third through sixth grade students to read and have fun while competing with their peers. “These students have been working diligently all year,” said Rikki Smith, director of instructional technology and media […]

Rockwall Music Teacher Association hosts Spring Competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 16, 2018) The Rockwall Music Teacher Association sponsored their annual Spring Competition on Saturday, April 14. Over 140 piano, voice, and string students performed for judges two contrasting selections of music.  The judges graded students on the preparation of rhythm, memorization, dynamics, nuance, and style, and then chose the top 3 students […]

Rockwall Stingerette Show Stoppers, officers bring home top awards

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 6, 2018) This past Saturday the Stingerette Show Stoppers (Elite Dance team) and officers competed at their second regional competition at the Marching Auxiliaries North Texas Regional Dance Contest at Liberty High School in Frisco. The Show Stoppers won Super Sweepstakes, Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Technique and Precision in Lyrical, Jazz and Open categories.  […]

Rockwall ISD Culinary Team takes first place in Texas Regional ProStart Competition with perfect score

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 15, 2018) The Rockwall ISD Culinary Team recently competed at the Texas Regional ProStart Competition at the University of Houston, winning first place and earning the first ever perfect score in the competition’s history. The team had 60 minutes and two portable burners to complete two, three-course meals. They were judged on […]

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