Williams Middle School Drill Team shines in North Texas Classic competition

Williams Middle School Drill Team shines in North Texas Classic competition

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 22, 2018) On Jan. 20, the Competition Drill Team for Williams Middle School, under the direction of Mrs. Jana Helmer, competed at Quinlan High School in the North Texas Classic competition.  WMS came home with every award they could possibly win and they are listed below: Team: Grand Champions, Judges Award, […]

Linda Duran seeks re-election to Rockwall ISD Board Place 3

Linda Duran seeks re-election to Rockwall ISD Board Place 3

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 16, 2018) Linda Mitchell Duran has announced plans to run for another term as the Place 3 candidate for the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees.  That election will be held in May of 2018. Duran is a Rockwall ISD graduate as are all three of her children.  A former classroom teacher […]

Clay Shoot to benefit Poetry Community Christian School athletics program

Clay Shoot to benefit Poetry Community Christian School athletics program

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 4, 2018) As spring is just around the corner, it is time to start planning some outdoor activities and there is no better way to enjoy the outdoors with your friends and family than with a Clay Shoot Tournament. Start the new year off by participating and/or sponsoring the Poetry Community […]

Royse City ISD thanks School Board members

Royse City ISD thanks School Board members

(ROYSE CITY — January 10, 2018) January is School Board Recognition Month and Royse City ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our public schools. Royse City ISD Board Members are: President Julie Stutts, Vice President Scott Muckensturm, Secretary Christina Carrion, Member Bobby […]

Williams Middle School students selected to Rockwall All-City Orchestra

Williams Middle School students selected to Rockwall All-City Orchestra

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 8, 2018) Congratulations to the Williams Middle School Orchestra for having 17 students selected to be a part of the 2018 Rockwall All-City Orchestra.  These students were chosen from over 100 students that auditioned.  They will now have the opportunity to perform with the All-City Orchestra on Saturday, January 20 in the […]

The Computer: Your Child’s Friend or Foe?

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Aug. 16, 2016) The debate regarding the value of computers in education has been raging for as long as this person can remember.  If the question is “Can computers be used in education?” the obvious answer is yes. When the question is “Are computers better than, or even equal to live instruction?” […]

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 […]