Royse City ISD to hold groundbreaking for new Ruth Cherry Elementary School Oct. 29

Royse City ISD to hold groundbreaking for new Ruth Cherry Elementary School Oct. 29

ROYSE CITY, TX – October 4, 2021 — Royse City ISD invites the community to a special groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Ruth Cherry Elementary School in the Verandah Estates Community. The event takes place on Friday, October 29 at 10:30 a.m. at 1450 Verandah Blvd in Royse City, Texas. The construction […]

School is in session: Vandermont encourages project-based learning

School is in session: Vandermont encourages project-based learning

Vandermont School to open this fall to Rockwall County students, host Summer Info Family Bash July 22nd   ROCKWALL, TX – July 19, 2021 — Rockwall County is getting a new school that lets students learn, build skills and discover their true selves by solving real-world problems. Vandermont, a private non-profit Christian school located at […]

Rockwall Cinemark donates movie theater popcorn in a-MAIZING act of kindness for Royse City students

Rockwall Cinemark donates movie theater popcorn in a-MAIZING act of kindness for Royse City students

ROYSE CITY, TX (May 20, 2021) What BUTTER way to POP off the school year than with an act of kindness (or shall we say, a  of kindness?)  Jamie Allen, 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher and 7th Grade Girls Athletic Coach at Royse City ISD’s Ouida Baley Middle School, shared a heartwarming tale of an […]

Letter to Royse City ISD community from Superintendent Kevin Worthy regarding $230 million bond referendum

Letter to Royse City ISD community from Superintendent Kevin Worthy regarding $230 million bond referendum

ROYSE CITY, TX – February 24, 2021 – Royse City ISD Community, As your superintendent since 2012, I’ve seen so much growth in all corners of our school district. When I arrived, we enrolled just over 4,300 students. As of today, we are rapidly approaching an enrollment of 7,000. Our demographers predict that we will […]

Royse City ISD Finance team earns Award of Merit

Royse City ISD Finance team earns Award of Merit

ROYSE CITY, TX – December 14, 2020 — The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) has released the list of 53 educational organizations recognized for following best practices in the area of purchasing operations. Royse City ISD made the list and will be honored in February during TASBO’s annual conference. “The Award of Merit […]

Royse City High School students earn national honor from College Board

Royse City High School students earn national honor from College Board

ROYSE CITY, TX – December 14, 2020 — Royse City High School is proud to announce that two students have been recognized as part of the College Board National Recognition Program. Micah Wolfe and Jude Stacy have received the 2020-2021 Rural and Small Town Scholar as part of this national program. “To be honored by […]

2020 General Election results in Rockwall County

2020 General Election results in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – November 3, 2020 — The results are in for the 2020 General Election in Rockwall County (100 percent of precincts reporting as of 9:23 p.m.). Seventy-five percent of the 71,435 registered voters in Rockwall County cast ballots in this election (53,828 ballots cast). A total of 68 percent of voters in the […]

Rockwall, Royse City ISD superintendents provide update on state of education

Rockwall, Royse City ISD superintendents provide update on state of education

ROCKWALL, TX – October 23, 2020 — On Oct. 21, Royse City ISD Superintendent Kevin Worthy and Rockwall ISD Superintendent Dr. John Villarreal gave an update on the state of education in their respective school districts during a Rockwall Chamber partner luncheon at Hidden Creek Events Center. Worthy and Villarreal provided insight into how the […]

Rockwall Chamber to host State of Education Partnership Luncheon Oct. 21

Rockwall Chamber to host State of Education Partnership Luncheon Oct. 21

ROCKWALL, TX – October 14, 2020 — Join the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce for their next Partnership Luncheon – State of Education featuring hosts Dr. John Villarreal, Superintendent for Rockwall ISD and Kevin Worthy, Superintendent for Royse City ISD. The partnership luncheon will be held at Hidden Creek Events Center in Heath (215 Chris […]

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. […]

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