Rockwall ISD Education Foundation awards more than $24K in grants to teachers

Rockwall ISD Education Foundation awards more than $24K in grants to teachers

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 7, 2022) More than $24,000 in innovative teaching grants was awarded to teachers for the 2022-2023 school year thanks to the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation. Each year, the REF invites teachers to submit a grant application for an innovative project that engages students and teachers in creative and challenging ways. This year, […]

Royse City Education Foundation plans for gala

Royse City Education Foundation plans for gala

ROYSE CITY, TX (Sept. 1, 2022) The Royse City ISD Education Foundation is gearing up for the 2nd Annual Evening for Education on November 5, 2022 at the Rockwall Hilton Lakefront. Last year, the event resulted in over $90,000 for teaching grants, special campus projects and staff/student recognition efforts. Tickets and sponsorships are available while […]

Rockwall Education Foundation Bowling Classic rolls again

Rockwall Education Foundation Bowling Classic rolls again

ROCKWALL, TX (April 14, 2022) Following a two-year hiatus, a community of friends, families and businesses returned to support the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation (REF) at their Annual Bowling Classic. The 2022 event, presented by Park Place Motorcars Dallas, is the largest fundraiser put on by the REF; the thousands of dollars raised through team […]

Garland ISD staff surprised with more than $240,000 in grants, scholarships

Garland ISD staff surprised with more than $240,000 in grants, scholarships

GARLAND ISD, TX (Jan. 24, 2022) The Garland ISD Education Foundation is starting the new year by surprising staff with cash. The Foundation delivered a record $240,000+ in grants and scholarships Jan. 18-21, helping educators make their dreams come true. GEF grant delivery teams surprised teachers, support staff, and administrators with community-funded grants, traditional GEF […]

Rockwall Education Foundation to host Pickleball Classic, open to all

Rockwall Education Foundation to host Pickleball Classic, open to all

ROCKWALL, TX (May 28, 2021) The Rockwall ISD Education Foundation (REF) will host its inaugural Pickleball Classic on Saturday, June 12 and you’re invited! It’s a recreational, round-robin mixer format for ALL skill levels. No equipment? No problem! The REF will provide you with all the equipment you could possibly need. Registration is $35 per player […]

Rockwall ISD Education Foundation to host Trailblazer Benefit & Bonfire

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 29, 2019) The 2nd Annual Trailblazer Benefit & Bonfire, presented by Tate Farms, will be Saturday, November 9 from 6:30pm-10:00pm. Join us for a relaxed evening that will benefit Rockwall ISD students and educators. Tickets are $50 per person and include dinner, open bar, live music, dancing and an old-school bonfire. We […]

Rockwall Education Foundation awards Eason Fine Arts Grant

Rockwall Education Foundation awards Eason Fine Arts Grant

  (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 21, 2019) The Rockwall ISD Education Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Fran and Haywood Eason Fine Arts Grant. The grant was awarded to the art teachers at each of the middle schools in Rockwall ISD: Shelby Byrd and Kristi Mouse from Maurine Cain Middle School, […]

Rockwall ISD Education Foundation to host Trailblazer Benefit & Bonfire Saturday

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 30, 2018) Join the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation for their Trailblazer Benefit and Bonfire to celebrate 15 years of supporting RISD students and educators. The celebration is Saturday, November 3rd at Summerfield at Tate Farms beginning at 6:30 p.m. The first-ever “Trailblazer Award” will be presented to a community member who exemplifies […]

Rockwall ISD Education Foundation hosts bowling tournament

‘Most successful REF fundraiser in years’ (ROCKWALL, TX – June 5, 2017) Over 180 people attended the inaugural “REF Bowling Classic”presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Lake Pointe on May 13 in support of the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation, which raises awareness and funds to enrich the education of RISD students. The tournament, which […]

Rockwall ISD teaching grant recipients recognized

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 19, 2017) Rockwall ISD Education Foundation’s spring 2017 innovative teaching grant recipients were recently presented to the RISD trustees. CONGRATULATIONS to these amazing, innovative educators! Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary – Ms. Kidd and Ms. King Reinhardt Elementary – Ms. Hawkins and Ms. Doss Stevenson Elementary – Ms. Kerby, Ms. McDowell and Ms. […]