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 […]

Free ESL, Adult Literacy Studies Offered at the Rockwall Library

Free ESL, Adult Literacy Studies Offered at the Rockwall Library

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 29, 2019) Want to improve your English, get your GED, become a U.S. Citizen? Rockwall County Library Reading for Adults (RFA) Literacy Program offers FREE educational classes including: English as a Second Language (ESL) GED Studies and Preparation S. Citizenship Preparation Adult Literacy Studies With an enrollment of 300 students, RFA […]

ESL Students Collect Food for Helping Hands

ESL Students Collect Food for Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 2, 2019) The English as Second Language (ESL) Level 2 students recently collected non-perishable food items to help restock the shelves at Helping Hands after the holiday food rush. The class, led by Britten Echols and Susan Bryson, elected to support the local community food bank as a Christmas project. This […]

Register now for ESL classes at First Baptist Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 2, 2018) English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are about to start at First Baptist Church Rockwall. Registration is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, for $5. Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 11. Textbooks are $25; may be paid in $5 payments. For more information, contact FBC at 972-771-8459 or […]

Rockwall County Library Adult Literacy seeks ESL volunteers

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 21, 2018) Rockwall County Library Adult Literacy is seeking evening volunteers to teach English as a Second Language one night per week.  Classes begin September 10.  All training and materials are provided. For more information, please contact Carol Cease, Adult Literacy Coordinator at the Library, ccease@rockwallcountytexas.com, 972 204 7700. Our monthly print […]

 The 2018 Royse City High School ESL Program End of Year Ceremony

(ROYSE CITY, TX – April 30, 2018)The Royse City High School ESL Program will host the ESL End of Year Ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at the Royse City High School PAC. José Carreon will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Jose is the Executive Assistant to philanthropist, Jorge Baldor. Jose graduated from The […]

First Baptist Church Rockwall hosts ESL training

First Baptist Church Rockwall hosts ESL training

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 25, 2017) Lou Crouch, Director, of the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program, and Volunteers, attended ESL Training at First Baptist Church (FBC)- Rockwall.  ESL Instructors were trained through Literacy ConneXus, Ft. Worth, Texas; Teaching English with Excellence (TEX). FBC invites all people groups and religions in the Lake Ray […]

Reading for Adults to hold annual All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast April 8

Reading for Adults to hold annual All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast April 8

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 15, 2017) Pancakes, syrup, scrambled eggs and sausage will be on the menu at the All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Rockwall County Reading For Adults Program on Saturday, April 8th, 2017, at Applebee’s located at 687 E. Interstate 30,Rockwall, TX 75087. Hosted by Applebee’s, the Reading For Adults (RFA) volunteers […]

Local family embarks on medical mission trip to Bhutan

Local family embarks on medical mission trip to Bhutan

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 3, 2017) Traveling has always been something near and dear in the hearts of Bill and Jennifer Byer. In fact, Bill said he and Jennifer have a sort of love affair with the Himalayas – it’s where they first met, after all. “I was attempting to ride a bicycle from Lhasa, […]

Annual pancake breakfast benefits Rockwall literacy program

Annual pancake breakfast benefits Rockwall literacy program

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 16, 2016) Pancakes, syrup and sausage were on the menu at the 6th Annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Rockwall County Reading For Adults Literacy Program on Saturday, April 16. Held at Applebee’s in Rockwall (687 I-30 Frontage Rd), the Reading For Adults (RFA) volunteers and tutors staffed the restaurant […]

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