Quest Academy students help families in need

(Rockwall ISD) Rockwall Quest Academy Choice High School students gathered and donated household items, clothes and food for Rockwall county families. The project was a partnership with the Meadows Foundation, a private philanthropic institution that benefits the people of Texas. The Rockwall CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) helped identify families in need. Thanks to Adi […]

Radish harvest at Dobbs Elementary

(Rockwall ISD) Students in the Dobbs ROCK program, Rockwall ISD’s after-school program, recently presented the first harvest from their new vegetable garden to Dobbs cafeteria manager Erin Gooch. Gooch is preparing the locally grown, fresh radishes for the Dobbs lunch line.  Pictured with Gooch are (left) kindergartener Anna Juarez and (center) first grader Tres Saenz. […]

300 test drivers needed for Rockwall band fundraiser

300 test drivers needed for Rockwall band fundraiser

Mayor declares April 21 “Rockwall High Band Day” On April 21, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Rockwall High School Orange Wave Band will join Rockwall Ford for a fundraiser at Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium. The Drive One 4 UR School is a fundraiser to offset band costs such as marching equipment, clinicians, master […]

Rockwall HS students take first, second in Young American Talent competition

(Rockwall ISD) This year, five Rockwall High School students were accepted into the Young American Talent competition sponsored by Booker T. Washington High School. Big congratulations go out to Brityn Gilman for her  first place win for ceramics, and to Sarah Anderson, who took second place in the digital category. Honors go out to Chance […]

Rockwall High twirler advances to Nationals

(Rockwall ISD) Rockwall High School Orange Wave Band twirler Erica Kuntz was crowned Advanced Junior Miss Majorette of the Southwest at the Southwest Regional Baton Twirling Championships this past Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1 in Austin.   The Southwest Region includes Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico.The RHS sophomore competed in three different solo […]

Step up to the plate, back in time for vintage base ball

Step up to the plate, back in time for vintage base ball

Bring the whole family to the ball park and enjoy an exhibition game of vintage base ball as the Rockwall Retros play the Rockwall Classics on Sunday, April 22. Players will dress in period uniforms and play by 1860’s rules. Peanuts, cracker jacks, hot dogs and soda pop will be available. Play begins at 1 […]

Cullins Lake Pointe students participate in Sons of American Revolution poster contest

(Rockwall ISD) Fifth grade students at Doris Cullins Lake Pointe Elementary School recently participated in the Sons of The American Revolution poster contest.  This year’s topic was the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Sam Wigley won first place for his art work and his poster went on to the state competition. Sam was awarded $100, a certificate, and […]

Rockwall High artists draw top honors at Youth Fair

Rockwall High artists draw top honors at Youth Fair

Art in a Barn Rockwall High School won all three Best of Show categories and several other top awards at the Rockwall County Youth Fair. Pictured from left are art award winners Lars Michelem, Dulce Huesca, Clay Honeycutt, Karis Ford, Lauren James, Haylee McCue, Chelsea Day and Kristina Stovall. Submitted by Jennifer Faunce, Rockwall ISD. To […]

New chef’s coats top off quality, service standards

(Rockwall ISD) Dobbs Elementary cafeteria manager Erin Gooch, right, stands with principal Teresa Twedell in her new chef’s coat. The coat, along with a copy of the book The Professional Chef, was presented to Erin and five other Rockwall Elementary cafeteria managers by Julie Farris , director of Child Nutrition in the Rockwall ISD, for […]

‘A Bug’s Life’ at Dobbs Elementary

(Rockwall ISD) Dobbs kindergarten students recently constructed models of the insects they have been researching. Pictured with their projects, in the back row, from left, are Garrett Mitchell, Emiliano Campos, Connor Davis, and Ryan Brackett, and front row, from left, Blake Ogden, Zaria Taylor, David Luna, and Allie Lynskey. Submitted by Norma Terrell, Rockwall ISD. […]