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 […]

Hartman Elementary teacher named Barnes and Noble national winner

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 11, 2015) In celebration of spring Educator Appreciation Days, educators from across the United States were given the opportunity to enter a sweepstakes to win a Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom Classroom Experience from Barnes and Noble. Out of over 640 Barnes and Noble stores nationwide, Amber Swindle, a third grade teacher at Grace Hartman Elementary, […]

How Dads make a difference at Hartman Elementary

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2015) If you stroll the halls of Hartman Elementary on a Friday, you just might encounter a surprising guest among the students. He’s a little bit taller than most of the school’s occupants, but his enthusiasm for learning matches his stature. Who is this stranger you’ve spotted? An Eagle Eye […]

“Pride Patrol” honors an outstanding Hartman Eagle

HEATH, TX. (February 26, 2015) On Friday, February 20, 2015 members of the Heath Student Council Pride Patrol “flew” across the district to land at the doors of Grace Hartman Elementary. They joined forces with Hartman administrators Becky Reidling and Jane Bruning to sneakily surprise Kindergarten “Teacher Rock Star” Deedra Mann. “It was my first […]

Hartman Elementary hosts ‘Fear Factor’

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 25, 2015) Hartman Elementary’s Youth Advisory Council recently hosted the 2nd annual “Fear Factor” event, designed to take the fear out of eating healthy.  YAC is led by PE Coach Elizabeth Trowbridge and Cafeteria Manager Vicki Dorgelo. Submitted by Denice Wheeler, Office Manager Grace Hartman Elementary. To share your good news and events, email . […]

Hartman Elementary builds confidence with Rockwall Black Belt Academy

ROCKWALL, TX. (February 1, 2015) Grace Hartman Elementary fourth graders Alex Luna and Jacqueline Ghormley have been breaking boards in PE.  The Rockwall Black Belt Academy came to Grace Hartman last week to share their ABCs of Success program, which focuses on building confidence while breaking boards. Photo submitted by Denice Wheeler, Office Manager, Grace Hartman Elementary.   To share your […]

Hartman students meet author Michael Anthony Steele

ROCKWALL ISD, TX (May 8, 2014) The Hartman Elementary PTA Arts in Education program was proud to bring author Michael Anthony Steele to present an exciting program to the students. Steele is the author of over 100 books, including titles like Lego city: Build this City and Night at the Museum: Night of the Dragon. […]

Reading Night at Hartman Elementary

ROCKWALL, TX (March 31, 2014) Recently Hartman Elementary PTA, teachers, and staff hosted a reading night for the students and their families. Some of the evening’s activities included fishing for rhymes, making book puppet pals, using reading apps, flashlight reading, s’mores reading by a campfire, and a skit by the teachers based on the book […]

Miss Texas 2013 visit Hartman students

Miss Texas 2013 visit Hartman students

(ROCKWALL – October 28, 2013) As part of the PTA Arts in Education program, Miss Texas 2013 and Top 10 Miss America finalist, Ivana Hall, came and spoke to grades K-6 at Hartman Elementary. She spoke to the children about setting goals and following the Golden Rules of Respect: respect yourself, respect others, and respect your […]

Cowboy Rowdy visits football camp at Hartman

(ROCKWALL ISD-May 14, 2013) The Dallas Cowboys Football Club provided Junior Training Camp to Grace Hartman students in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades. The camp is a complimentary 90-minute non-contact football clinic designed to give the students the opportunity to learn more about NFL football, teamwork and personal best while reinforcing the importance of […]