Rockwall, Heath rivals show class on and off the volleyball court

‘Purpalicious’ players experience show of spirit and grace (ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Oct. 29, 2019) At Blue Ribbon News, our mission is to shine the spotlight on the people, places, and events that have a positive impact on our community – and thanks to our readers and this amazing community we live in, sharing good news comes […]

Strengthening Mind, Body, Spirit: Three local businesses team up to offer special discount

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 31, 2017) Did you know that by the time most children attend kindergarten, they’ve watched 5,000 hours of television – enough time to earn a college degree? The average teen sends 3,000 texts per month –more than six texts per waking hour, according to the same Nielsen study. It’s easy for […]

Royse City cheerleaders set the bar high at UIL Spirit Competition

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Jan. 20, 2016) In the first year of the UIL Spirit competition the Royse City High School Cheer team set the bar high for the future! Placing 27th out of 77 5A squads, the RCHS Cheer Team tallied up impressive scores for their performance of the Bulldog Fight Song, band dance […]

Heath Showcase displays students’ talent, features surprise Hawk Pride video

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 6, 2015) The Heath Student Council presented the Heath Showcase to the student body on April 2.  Rockwall-Heath High School students displayed amazing talent in music, song and dance – and they also surprised Principal Dr. Tom Maglisceau with a Hawk Pride video that was directed, filmed and edited by Marlow […]

Leaders have spirit

Part 6 in a 10-part series on Parents as Leaders One definition of spirit is “a particular mood or emotional state characterized by vigor and animation.” As leaders we need to have enthusiasm for the work we are doing, the people we are working with, and the place where we work and play.  As parent […]

Raider Roundup, Homecoming activities, week of Oct. 24

(Wylie East High School) Monday, Oct. 24 Carnival 4 to 8 p.m., Olde City Park; Parade 6:30, Downtown Ballard St. Tuesday, Oct. 25 Raider Royalty elections at lunch in media center. Spirit day: “A Walk on the Wild Side” Crazy socks/hair (No unnatural hair colors) Wednesday, Oct. 26 Spirit day: “Hunt the Lions” Wear camouflage. On […]