Chamber of Commerce welcomes new RISD teachers

(ROCKWALL, TX—August 10, 2016) New Rockwall ISD employees were welcomed to the “family” this morning by the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce and local businesses at the “Sailing Into the School Year” breakfast. Newly appointed Superintendent John Villarreal expressed his excitement for his first school year serving in RISD. “In my short time here, I […]

Rockwall Crossing, Dr. Bart Miller named “Best Orthodontist”

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug 1, 2016) Dr. Bart Miller and the staff at Rockwall Crossing Orthodontics wish to thank their patients, friends, family and the community for voting them BEST ORTHODONTIST in Living Magazine’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards. The practice is located inside Rockwall’s refurbished Missouri-Kansas-Texas train station, situated one block south of the post […]

Garland ISD in search of storm victims

Garland ISD in search of storm victims

Website and Phone Bank Set Up to Help Identify Victims and their Needs (GARLAND ISD, TX – Dec. 30, 2015) As Garland ISD prepares to kick off its spring semester, the district wants to ensure all students and staff are able to return to school and work. Estimates show upwards of 3,500 from GISD may […]

Garland ISD offers free and reduced-price meal program

GARLAND,TX. (August 18, 2015) Believing that proper nutrition plays an important role in education, Garland ISD will offer free and reduced-price meals to eligible students during the 2015-16 school year. The district participates in National School Breakfast and Lunch programs, which provide federal funding to cover the cost of discounted meals offered to families unable […]

Registration ending soon for fall sports at Rockwall YMCA

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 12, 2015) Registration ends August 22 for fall sports at the J.E.R Chilton YMCA at Rockwall! With summer coming to a close, keep your kids active—sign them up for flag football, girl’s volleyball, and youth & small fry soccer. Flag Football Everyone plays at the YMCA! Register your child today for the recreation […]

Fulton Strutter Captain shines at Officer Camp, prepares for upcoming year

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 30, 2015) 2015-16 Fulton Strutter Captain, Reese Brown, sophomore, attended American/Dance and Drill Team Officer Camp at the Hilton Dallas Lakefront Hotel June7-10, 2015. Reese is the single officer for the Fulton Strutters for the upcoming year.  At camp, Reese attended seminars on leadership and learned several dances to prepare for the year.  […]

Rockwall ISD approves 2015-16 school calendar

ROCKWALL ISD, TX (Jan. 13, 2015) The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees has approved the 2015–2016 school calendar. The upcoming school year will begin on August 24th and conclude on June 3rd. Below are the holidays and other dates most relevant to RISD students. For a complete list of important dates please refer to the 2015-2016 […]

Williams Middle School Orchestra rocks All-Region Orchestra Audition

ROCKWALL,TX. (October 14, 2014) On Saturday, October 11,  the Williams Middle School Orchestra students participated in the Middle School All Region Orchestra Auditions at Richardson High School. Out of hundreds of students that auditioned, Williams Middle School had 18 musicians selected to perform with the organization.  Included in this honor were the following students: (front […]

Rowlett Library Card is key to success

ROWLETT,TX. (September 7, 2014) Every parent wants their child to succeed, and one of the simplest ways you can ensure your child’s academic success is by making a quick trip to the library. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Rowlett Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries […]

Golden Rule Days

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (August 25, 2014) Plastic folders, crayons and those timeless tools of learning, pencils and paper, currently fill store shelves to capacity. The sight makes me sentimental for yesteryear, when I had school-age children. Not that I’d like to repeat those years. But the opportunity to influence fresh hearts and minds is as precious […]