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 […]

Rockwall High School Robotics Booster Club receives grant from Best Buy Foundation

Rockwall High School Robotics Booster Club receives grant from Best Buy Foundation

The Rockwall High School Robotics Booster Club, Inc is proud to announce that they have been selected to receive a community grant from the Best Buy Foundation and the Best Buy store in Rockwall. The purpose of the grant is to support students in exploring new technologies and further preparing them for the workforce. FRC […]

Williams Middle School Robotics compete in first VEX competition of the year

Williams Middle School Robotics compete in first VEX competition of the year

Williams Middle School Robotics recently had two of their five teams compete at Cain Middle School in their first VEX competition of the year. Teams 1701E advanced to finals and finished in 7th place overall. “Many of these students are doing robotics for the first time,” said Laura Shine, Robotics sponsor. “I am very proud of […]

Rockwall ISD, Education Foundation host 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec 3, 2019) Rockwall ISD, along with the Rockwall Education Foundation, recently hosted its 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament.  It was held at the Gene Burton College & Career Academy.   Approximately 300 students, families and volunteers were in attendance and 20 RISD elementary robotics teams registered for the event. The tournament was […]

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