Royse City ISD names Teachers of the Year

Royse City ISD names Teachers of the Year

(ROYSE CITY, TX – May 19, 2020) Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Royse City ISD Teachers of the Year.  Join the Royse City ISD on Facebook and on YouTube at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 22 to find out who will be named the Overall Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year. Generous Teacher of the […]

Jones Elementary students form student-led book club

Jones Elementary students form student-led book club

(ROCKWALL,TX) The second graders in Ms. Saenz’s class at Jones Elementary have taken it upon themselves to start up a book club during recess, where every Tuesday, instead of playing on the playground, they will meet, read and discuss a book reading. This club is completely student led, with the students deciding what they want to […]

Rockwall ISD Hays students chosen to speak with International Space Station

Rockwall ISD Hays students chosen to speak with International Space Station

(ROCKWALL, TX) Hays Elementary students will have the opportunity to speak with a member of the International Space Station February 25 from roughly 11:35 to 11:45 a.m. Local Amateur Radio operators in California will use their equipment and skills to track the International Space Station (ISS) as it passes overhead. While the ISS is above […]

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approves land site for Elementary School 16

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approves land site for Elementary School 16

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees recently approved the land site for future Elementary School 16. It will be located on the southeast corner of Williamsburg and Gettysburg in the Williamsburg neighborhood. It is scheduled to open in fall 2021. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. […]

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 […]

Elementary and middle school zoning for Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary approved

Elementary and middle school zoning for Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary approved

At the December 16 Board of Trustees meeting, the Board approved the elementary and middle school attendance zone boundaries for Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary. The elementary attendance zone for Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary includes residents east of Hwy 205/N. Goliad, to RISD’s northern boundary, west of N. John King Blvd, including the subdivisions […]

Megan Smith named as principal of Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary School

Megan Smith named as principal of Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary School

Rockwall ISD welcomes Megan Smith as the principal of Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary School, the 15th elementary school in the district. Mrs. Smith is the current principal of Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School where she will remain as principal through the spring semester. She will meet with future Hamm Elementary School students and parents at Hays […]

Rockwall-Heath Explora ESL students visit Jones Elementary

Rockwall-Heath Explora ESL students visit Jones Elementary

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 14, 2019) Rockwall-Heath High School students from the Explora ESL program recently visited Jones Elementary School and brought some great books with them. The Explora ESL program was created for ESL students in high school, and it gives them the opportunity to practice reading aloud, present to a crowd and use their […]

Jones Elementary School first-grade authors light up the red carpet

Jones Elementary School first-grade authors light up the red carpet

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 24, 2019) The first graders at Jones Elementary have been hard at work learning how to write!  The students start out by drawing pictures to express their ideas to create their first draft, then they edit for spelling, punctuation and capitalization. Once the students completed the final draft, they created their final […]

Rockwall ISD Opens Community Nomination Period for Naming of Elementary School 15

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 1, 2019) Beginning Tuesday, October 1, the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees’ Naming Facilities Committee will accept nominations for the naming of Elementary School 15 located at 2911 Greenway Drive, Rockwall, Texas 75032. The new school is scheduled to open in August 2020. The nomination form is available on the district website […]

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