Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Cailee Cares

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Cailee Cares

ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2020 — Cailee Cares has been selected as Head Cheerleader for the 2020–2021 Varsity Squad at Rockwall High School. Cailee served as co-captain her freshman year and has received several cheerleading awards the past 4 years including 2-time All-American Cheerleader, 4-time All-American Nominee, NCA Leadership, Best Base, Miss 100% and […]

Rockwall ISD Board recognizes Nat’l Merit semifinalists, votes down RCAD construction proposal

Rockwall ISD Board recognizes Nat’l Merit semifinalists, votes down RCAD construction proposal

ROCKWALL, TX (September 21, 2020) The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting on Monday, September 21. Here is a summary. NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items due to limited audience opportunities at Board meetings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours […]

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Special Meeting Summary

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Special Meeting Summary

Board Hears Plans for Unity Teams under Better Together ROCKWALL, TX (September 8, 2020) During the Superintendent Update to the Board of Trustees, Dr. John Villarreal announced the development of Unity Teams as an extension of the Better Together mindset. The Unity Teams fall in line under the District’s 2018 Strategic Plan, which states, ‘We […]

Toyota of Rockwall donates drawstring bags to Rockwall ISD for elementary instruction materials

Toyota of Rockwall donates drawstring bags to Rockwall ISD for elementary instruction materials

ROCKWALL, TX – September 3, 2020 — Toyota of Rockwall generously donated 8,456 drawstring bags for each Rockwall ISD elementary student to safely store new hands-on instruction materials. Recently, the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees recently approved the purchase of these materials for both in-person and remote learning. The materials will be distributed to the […]

Good Neighbor: Meet Cate Baxter, Heritage Christian Academy Alumna and Spanish Teacher

Good Neighbor: Meet Cate Baxter, Heritage Christian Academy Alumna and Spanish Teacher

ROCKWALL, TX – September 2, 2020 — Meet Cate Baxter, an alumna of Heritage Christian Academy (HCA) whose grandfather, Dr. Ron Taylor, was Head of School during her tenure there. And now Cate has returned to become a Spanish teacher at the very same school from which she graduated! Cate moved to Rockwall in 1999 […]

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 area tutoring centers helping students navigate the challenges of distance learning

Rockwall area tutoring centers helping students navigate the challenges of distance learning

ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2020 — With the COVID-19 pandemic limiting in-person learning this school year, many students have transitioned for the first time in their educational journey to online learning. It’s new territory for many in education, and with the change comes many challenges for students and parents to navigate. If you’re struggling […]

FIRST DAY PHOTOS: Rockwall County students head back to school

FIRST DAY PHOTOS: Rockwall County students head back to school

ROCKWALL, TX – August 26, 2020 — Rockwall ISD and Royse City ISD welcomed students back to class in the new hybrid online and in-person learning model today. Here are some reader-submitted photos to celebrate their first day back to school! Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. […]

Back to School: How Rockwall ISD is keeping kids safe during in-person learning

Back to School: How Rockwall ISD is keeping kids safe during in-person learning

ROCKWALL, TX – August 26, 2020 — With the COVID-19 pandemic comes a lot of uncertainty about how schools will keep kids safe as they return to class this fall. Under the guidance of the Texas Education Agency (TEA), Rockwall ISD has worked hard in partnering with the county, city officials and the school board […]

Blue Ribbon News August “Back to School” 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News August “Back to School” 2020 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Below is a digital look at our August “Back to School” 2020 print edition. Our print publication delivers 8x/year to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are usually available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall County Library, Samee’s Pizza […]

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