Packed with love: Lake Pointe Church community helps ensure no kid goes hungry during school shutdown

Packed with love: Lake Pointe Church community helps ensure no kid goes hungry during school shutdown

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2020) Lake Pointe Church volunteers have been busy this afternoon collecting drive-thru food donations, running them inside to be sorted, assembled and packed up to make sure kids are fed during extended Spring Break. Lake Pointe’s website says, “As a church we will be here to meet the needs of […]

Rockwall Safe: Student Feeding Program March 16-20

Rockwall Safe: Student Feeding Program March 16-20

Message to Rockwall ISD Families   Dear Rockwall ISD, To help our students and families during the extended Spring Break Week, Rockwall ISD will offer a Grab’N’Go lunch and snack free to all children 18 years old and younger and all SPED program students the week of March 16-20. Two distribution locations will serve students: […]

Lunch in the Library: Rockwall’s Jones Elementary students fill up on reading

Lunch in the Library: Rockwall’s Jones Elementary students fill up on reading

Every Tuesday, fifth and sixth graders take their lunch to the Jones Elementary School library to read and interact with students from other classes.  Both grades recently read The Last Kids on Earth, which is a book about school aged students who have to survive on their own after a zombie apocalypse hits their town. The main […]

Guidelines released for Rockwall ISD free and reduced-price meals

ROCKWALL, TX. (August 5, 2014) Rockwall ISD has just announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines which can be found at squaremeals.org. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. Application forms […]

Senior Diabetes Lunch & Learn at Rockwall YMCA

ROCKWALL, TX (April 14, 2014) JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will host a Senior  Diabetes Lunch & Learn from 12 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 22nd. Everyone is welcome to come bring a brown bag lunch, take advantage of free blood pressure screenings, and learn about Diabetes prevention. The educational program is free and open to […]

Youth Advisory Council students taste test school menu items

(Rockwall ISD) September 26, 2012 – Dobbs Elementary members of YAC (Youth Advisory Council) approve kale chips and entrée choices for the school menu. These Dobbs students recently had a tasting in the school cafeteria with manager and chef Erin Gooch. They tasted kale raw and then cooked with seasoned salt.  Kale is becoming a […]

Garland ISD offers free and reduced-price meal program

(Garland ISD) August 21, 2012 – Believing that proper nutrition plays an important role in education, Garland ISD will offer free and reduced-price meals to eligible students during the 2012-13 school year. The district participates in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, which provide federal funding to cover the cost of discounted meals […]