Rockwall High robotics students visit Washington D.C., advocate for STEM funding on Capitol Hill

Rockwall High robotics students visit Washington D.C., advocate for STEM funding on Capitol Hill

ROCKWALL, TX (July 20, 2022) Rockwall High School students from FIRST robotics competition Team 1296, Full Metal Jackets, recently attended the 2022 FIRST National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) on Capitol Hill to help Title 1 schools get funding. The conference was attended by EVP […]

Rockwall-Heath High School robotics team competes at World Championships

Rockwall-Heath High School robotics team competes at World Championships

ROCKWALL, TX (May 6, 2022) The Rockwall-Heath High School Black Hawk Robotics Team recently competed at the World Robotics Competition in Houston. Out of 457 teams competing in six divisions where they finished second in the Roebling Division and won the Creativity Award for their division. Prior to the World Competition, they ranked 5th in […]

Rockwall High School robotics team qualifies for world championship

Rockwall High School robotics team qualifies for world championship

ROCKWALL, TX (April 15, 2022) The Rockwall High School robotics team, Team 1296 – Full Metal Jackets, recently competed at State where they won the Chairman’s Award. The Chairman’s Award is the most prestigious award at FIRST, it honors the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate and best embodies the […]

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees: Recognitions, Construction Updates, Tax Rate, COVID-19 Local Leave Benefit

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees: Recognitions, Construction Updates, Tax Rate, COVID-19 Local Leave Benefit

ROCKWALL, TX (August 17, 2021) The following is a Rockwall ISD press release summarizing last night’s RISD Board of Trustees meeting. NOTE: For information on every agenda item presented, please view the Board meeting videos available at  www.rockwallisd.com. Board of Trustees Recognitions The Board of Trustees recognized outstanding students and student groups for the following […]

Rockwall High School student Austin Taylor earns third Presidential Service Award for volunteerism

Rockwall High School student Austin Taylor earns third Presidential Service Award for volunteerism

ROCKWALL, TX – May 14, 2021 — Austin Taylor, a junior at Rockwall High, was awarded the Gold Presidential Service Award for the third time for his volunteering efforts in and around Rockwall.  The President’s Volunteer Service Award is a volunteer award program that encourages citizens to live a life of service. To earn the […]

Rockwall city council recognizes Robotics Week

Rockwall city council recognizes Robotics Week

ROCKWALL, TX – April 28, 2021 — During the Rockwall City Council meeting on April 5, 2021 Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt spoke on the importance of engaging young minds in STEM and pursuing STEM-related activities. The City of Rockwall recognized Robotics week by bringing attention to “activities aimed at increasing public awareness of the strength […]

Win a new Mustang in Rockwall Robotics raffle

Win a new Mustang in Rockwall Robotics raffle

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 24, 2020) It is raffle time in Rockwall! The Rockwall Robotics Booster Club, Inc. is raffling a 2020 Ford Mustang to support FRC 1296 Full Metal Jackets. The team can be seen all over Rockwall in their orange camo pants! They are involved with several non-profit organizations including: Bikes for Tykes, Lone […]

Rockwall-Heath’s Blackhawk Robotics Chairman’s Team earns grant by L3 Harris Foundation

Rockwall-Heath’s Blackhawk Robotics Chairman’s Team earns grant by L3 Harris Foundation

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Oct. 15, 2020 – The Rockwall-Heath High School Blackhawk Robotics Chairman’s Team was recently awarded a grant by the L3 Harris Foundation. Students Izzy Baumler, Grace Oliver and David Fadri spent the summer working on the application, and it paid off! Thanks to their efforts, the team received a grant in the […]

Rockwall Robotics Booster Club raffling a 2020 Ford Mustang

Rockwall Robotics Booster Club raffling a 2020 Ford Mustang

ROCKWALL, TX – October 15, 2020 — It is raffle time in Rockwall! The Rockwall Robotics Booster Club, Inc. is raffling a 2020 Ford Mustang to support FRC 1296 Full Metal Jackets. The team can be seen all over Rockwall, in their orange camo pants! They are involved with several non-profit organizations including: Bikes for […]

Rockwall High School student receives Gold Presidential Service Award for volunteering

Rockwall High School student receives Gold Presidential Service Award for volunteering

ROCKWALL, TX – August 28, 2020 — Austin Taylor, a junior at Rockwall High, was awarded the Gold Presidential Service Award for the second time for his volunteering efforts in and around Rockwall.  The President’s Volunteer Service Award is a volunteer award program that encourages citizens to live a life of service. To earn the […]

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