Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Meeting from August 18, 2023

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Meeting from August 18, 2023

Rockwall, TX (September 19, 2023) – NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours of the meeting at www.rockwallisd.com. Recognitions Congratulations to outstanding students and student groups recognized by the Board of Trustees for the following accomplishments: • National Merit Semifinalists – Congratulations to the four […]

Rockwall Yellowjackets Friday Night Game Pushed Back Due to Heat Delay

Rockwall Yellowjackets Friday Night Game Pushed Back Due to Heat Delay

Rockwall, TX (September 6, 2023) – In an effort to prioritize the safety and well-being of players, staff and attendees, the Rockwall High School vs. Prosper High School varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 8 at the Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium has been delayed by 30 minutes due to extreme high temperatures. Friday’s game coincides with […]

Rockwall Independent School District Announces Largest Tax Rate Reduction in Area

Rockwall Independent School District Announces Largest Tax Rate Reduction in Area

Rockwall, TX (August 31, 2023) – At their recent monthly meeting, the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approved decreasing the combined tax rate by 19.54 cents, making it the lowest tax rate in the area. Trustees lowered the Maintenance & Operations (M&O) tax rate by 18.54 cents and decreased the Interest & Sinking (I&S) tax […]

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Special Meeting from August 21, 2023

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees Special Meeting from August 21, 2023

Rockwall, TX (August 22, 2023) – NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours of the meeting at www.rockwallisd.com. Recognitions Congratulations to the students and student groups recognized by the Board of Trustees for the following accomplishments: Extended School Year 2023 Mentors – The ESY Mentor […]

Rockwall ISD Wins 2023 TAEA District of Distinction Award

Rockwall ISD Wins 2023 TAEA District of Distinction Award

Rockwall, Texas (August 14, 2023) – The Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) announced the 68 winners of the 2023 District of Distinction Award. Among the list of honorees is Rockwall ISD. The district received the honor for providing a well-rounded education that advocates and integrates visual arts curriculum to inspire creativity and build social emotional […]

Educators prepare for school year with encouraging message

Educators prepare for school year with encouraging message

Rockwall, TX (August 9, 2023) – The JER Chilton YMCA’s Annual Teachers Prayer Breakfast kicked off bright and early the morning of July 26. With the purpose to encourage and uplift educators, the Rockwall YMCA board and leadership dedicates this time just for educators as they prepare their minds and hearts for the new year. […]

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off school year with annual Rockwall ISD New Teacher & Employee Welcome Expo

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off school year with annual Rockwall ISD New Teacher & Employee Welcome Expo

Rockwall, TX (August 8, 2023) – A local back-to-school tradition, the Rockwall ISD New Teacher and Employee Welcome Expo was held on August 1, 2023 with hundreds of new staff staff members, sponsors, elected officials, and board members present. The much anticipated event, whose purpose is to welcome and introduce new RISD staff members to the […]

Rockwall ISD Board Update: Highlights from Board of Trustees special session meeting on August 7, 2023

Rockwall ISD Board Update: Highlights from Board of Trustees special session meeting on August 7, 2023

Rockwall, TX (August 8, 2023) – The following is a Rockwall ISD press release summarizing the special session meeting of Monday, August 7, 2023. Elementary Update District leadership provided an update about elementary summer programming, including summer school, Science Camp, Launch Camp, and Extended School Year Services. The Elementary Recess Committee reported their work. The […]

Rockwall ISD Board Update: Highlights from Board of Trustees July 10, 2023 meeting

Rockwall ISD Board Update: Highlights from Board of Trustees July 10, 2023 meeting

Rockwall, TX (July 11, 2023) – The following is a Rockwall ISD press release summarizing the meeting of Monday, July 10, 2023.  NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours of the meeting at www.rockwallisd.com. Review of Board of Trustees Operating Procedures The Board of Trustees […]

Superintendent Dr. John Villarreal Named Recipient of National School Communication Award

Superintendent Dr. John Villarreal Named Recipient of National School Communication Award

Rockwall, TX (July 10, 2023) – Rockwall ISD Superintendent Dr. John Villarreal has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Bob Grossman Leadership in School Communications Award by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). The award recognizes one district leader annually for their outstanding leadership in and support of school public relations and […]