‘Why do I have to learn this? I’m never going to use this stuff!’

(Rockwall / Heath) August 25, 2013 – As the school year gets underway and your child is doing math homework, you may as well get ready for the question: “Why do I have to learn this?  I’m never going to use this stuff!” This argument generally starts around the algebra level, but you may have heard […]

Women in Need seeks community help for mom, children

(ROCKWALL-December 20, 2012) Women in Need, a nonprofit organization serving Rockwall County that assists in the fight against domestic violence, is seeking support from the community to help a mother and her three children during an extremely difficult time. The recently divorced mother lost her home and is moving into a two bedroom apartment. She […]

Understanding math through ‘Number Sense’

(November 15, 2012) School is in full swing and kids are trying their best to keep up in math. What can we as parents do to help them understand their homework without doing it for them? Math is a cumulative skill and many children struggle today because they have missed something in the past. Successful […]

Help needed to serve lunch to Habitat volunteers

Help needed to serve lunch to Habitat volunteers

Rockwall Area Habitat for Humanity will begin construction on a new home on Ross Street on Saturday, Jan. 14. The Christian housing ministry, which relies on private donations and volunteer labor to build homes for families who might not otherwise afford one, is seeking help from groups interested in providing lunch for its volunteer workforce. If your group or […]