City of Fate to host blood drives in celebration of 120th anniversary

City of Fate to host blood drives in celebration of 120th anniversary

Carter BloodCare seeks donors, pandemic likely to limit high school drives FATE, Texas (September 14, 2020) – Carter BloodCare usually collects 20 to 25 percent of its annual blood supply at high school blood drives. That was true before the coronavirus pandemic occurred. Last March, hundreds of blood drives canceled when a shelter-in-place directive closed […]

Donations requested for Rockwall High Interact Club’s Shoe Drive

Donations requested for Rockwall High Interact Club’s Shoe Drive

ROCKWALL, TX (September 4, 2020) Rockwall High School Interact Club is hosting a SHOE DRIVE; they are collecting gently used shoes for third world countries through Funds2orgs and Plano Douglas Community, partnering with Rotary District 5810 Interact. Donation boxes are set up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, 697 E. Interstate 30 in Rockwall, […]

Honey’s Spirit Night Sept. 17 to benefit Rockwall High School Orchestras

Honey’s Spirit Night Sept. 17 to benefit Rockwall High School Orchestras

ROCKWALL, TX (September 1, 2020) Come enjoy Honey’s Shaved Ice while support Rockwall High School Orchestras during the Honey’s Spirit Night and Orchestra Membership Drive, 4 to 7 pm. Thursday, Sept. 17. Honey’s Shaved Ice is located at 1021 Kingsbridge Lane, Rockwall, TX 75032. Masks and physical distancing recommended. Our print edition is delivered free […]

Royse City ISD announces summer reopening plan

Royse City ISD announces summer reopening plan

From the Royse City ISD… (ROYSE CITY, TX – June 1, 2020) Educators and all other staff in Royse City ISD are eager to safely reopen for the summer months. We will continue to practice social distancing and cleaning measures to the highest extent possible as we prepare for the 2020-2021 school year. As of June […]

Rockwall High School’s new band trailer is here!

Rockwall High School’s new band trailer is here!

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 13, 2020) Thanks to the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees and Dr V, the Rockwall High School band trailer is here! Thanks for supporting our students and staff. #ILoveRockwallISD #BetterTogether #RockwallISDConnects #JFND Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news […]

Senior Spotlight: Cody Rollins, Rockwall High School

Senior Spotlight: Cody Rollins, Rockwall High School

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2020) Cody Rollins, senior at Rockwall High School, will be attending the University of Arkansas pursuing a degree in Finance with a concentration in real estate. Cody is a two year starter for the RHS Varsity baseball team. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Leadership, Peer Assistant […]

Senior Spotlight: Elisabeth Hamann, Rockwall High School

Senior Spotlight: Elisabeth Hamann, Rockwall High School

  (ROCKWALL, TX – March 24, 2020) Elisabeth Hamann is a four-year member of the Rockwall High School Orange Wave Band, currently in the Wind Ensemble and on uniform crew. She is also a member of the symphony orchestra, National Honor Society, Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society, and Interact Club. She was also a member […]

Senior Spotlight: Jake Amundson, Rockwall High School

Senior Spotlight: Jake Amundson, Rockwall High School

  (ROCKWALL, TX – March 24, 2020) Senior Jake Amundson plays trombone in the amazing Orange Wave Band at Rockwall High School. He has been accepted into the Honors College at University of North Texas and will be studying Biomedical Engineering. Jake was the trombone section leader this year! Help us shine the spotlight on senior […]

Senior Spotlight: Meredith Hurst, Rockwall High School

Senior Spotlight: Meredith Hurst, Rockwall High School

Meredith Hurst is a Rockwall High School senior and a member of First Baptist Church and youth group. Meredith has played on the soccer team all four years of high school. As a member of DECA, she made it to state competition. She is also a member of the Spanish Honor Society. Meredith has her […]

Senior Spotlight: Celia Straight, Rockwall High School

Senior Spotlight: Celia Straight, Rockwall High School

Celia Straight is a senior at Rockwall High School where she is a Lady Jacket varsity basketball player and co-captain,  a member of National Honor Society and National Charity League.   Upon graduation, Celia will attend Texas A&M University where she has been accepted into the College of Engineering and plans to major in mechanical […]

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