Rockwall ISD crossing guard pushes through adversity to continue doing what she loves

Rockwall ISD crossing guard pushes through adversity to continue doing what she loves

ROCKWALL/ROWLETT, TX (Oct. 9, 2020) Becky Hix has been a crossing guard at Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary for 24 years. Even though she’s able to retire, she says she just can’t do it. “I would miss the kids and their families too much,” said Becky. But continuing being a crossing guard almost wasn’t possible before. A […]

Cain Honors Band receives National Windband Honors

Cain Honors Band receives National Windband Honors

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 8, 2020) The Cain Middle School Honors Band, under the direction of Trevor Ousey, is a Commended Winner in the 2020 Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Honors competition. This is the first time the band has received this award in the school’s 21-year history. “We are beyond thrilled for our students […]

Rockwall ISD announces free breakfast, lunch meals for all students through Dec. 31

Rockwall ISD announces free breakfast, lunch meals for all students through Dec. 31

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2020) Rockwall ISD is proud to announce USDA and TDA waivers allowing RISD to provide breakfast and lunch meals at no charge to all students, with no financial qualifications required for participation. The change will be in effect beginning Thursday, September 24, 2020, through December 31, 2020, or while USDA funds are available. […]

Royse City ISD tax rate decreases by more than 20 cents over two years

Royse City ISD tax rate decreases by more than 20 cents over two years

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 14, 2020) During the August 10 regular meeting, the Royse City ISD Board of Trustees approved a 10.355 cent tax rate decrease. The decrease is on the Maintenance and Operations (M&O) side of the combined tax rate and comes as a result of H.B. 3 that was approved by lawmakers in […]

Royse City ISD employees receive $500 surprise bonus today

Royse City ISD employees receive $500 surprise bonus today

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 14, 2020) An early morning email from Royse City ISD Superintendent Kevin Worthy held a $500 surprise for employees. This includes ALL employees with the exception of temporary staff. All teachers, aids, bus drivers, custodians, food service workers, etc. This measure was approved by the school board on Monday evening. This […]

Royse City ISD official to chair state-wide safety & risk management committee

Royse City ISD official to chair state-wide safety & risk management committee

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 5, 2020) The Texas Association of School Business Officials Board of Directors has named Lloyd Blaine as Safety and Risk Management Committee Chair. He will serve in this state-wide role from October of 2020 to September of 2022. For Royse City ISD, Blaine serves as the Director of Safety & Security […]

Royse City ISD delays start of classes until August 24

Royse City ISD delays start of classes until August 24

ROYSE CITY, TX – July 28, 2020 – At the Monday, July 27 school board meeting, the Royse City Independent School District Board of Trustees approved Superintendent Kevin Worthy’s recommendation and plan to delay the start of school until August 24, 2020 for both in-person and online learning. This delayed start, of five school days, gives […]

Notice of Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Special Session Monday, July 27

Notice of Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Special Session Monday, July 27

  ROCKWALL, TX – July 24, 2020 – Public comments must be submitted by 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 27 for the Special Session of the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees set for 4 p.m.  Please include your name and address when submitting comments. Public comments may be emailed to the following link: Timely submitted public […]

Royse City ISD hires Executive Director of Cultural Development

Royse City ISD hires Executive Director of Cultural Development

ROYSE CITY, TX (July 20, 2020) Royse City ISD is proud to announce the hiring of Taryne Dismuke as Executive Director of Cultural Development. In this new cabinet-level position, Dismuke will plan, coordinate and design professional development for district personnel with a primary focus on leadership, culture, equity and inclusion. In addition, this position will develop […]

Rockwall ISD updates School Start 2020-2021 Plan

Rockwall ISD updates School Start 2020-2021 Plan

ROCKWALL, TX (July 16, 2020) Rockwall ISD today announced the following update to the 2020-2021 School Start Plan: Dear Rockwall ISD Parents and Guardians, We hope you and your family are healthy, well, and safe this summer. Rockwall ISD appreciates your patience and understanding during this time of change. As we move towards the 2020-2021 […]

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