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. […]

Rockwall Education Foundation supports 2014-15 B.E.S.T. teachers

ROCKWALL, TX (September 16, 2014) At the beginning of each school year, the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation, Inc. presents each new teacher—new to Rockwall ISD and new to the teaching profession—with a grant of $200. This year, the Foundation awarded a total of $2,600 to assist this “B.E.S.T.” (Beginning Educators, Successful Teachers) group in defraying […]

Innovative Teaching Grant recipients recognized

Fall 2012 recipients represent 15 campuses & six grants, totaling more than $21,000 (ROCKWALL ISD-December 11, 2012) The Rockwall ISD Education Foundation’s Fall 2012 Innovative Teaching Grant recipients were presented to the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees during their recent December meeting. Grants Committee chairman, Larry Womack, recognized the recipients who represented 15 campuses and […]

BEST donations benefit staff and students

(Garland ISD) September 9, 2012 – A popular saying states, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Garland ISD believes it takes a community to educate a student. That’s why GISD’s BEST Education Foundation partners with local businesses, benefactors, and corporations. In August, the Garland-based production plant of Raytheon held its third-annual “Fill the […]