Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen direct state agencies to reduce budgets by five percent

Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen direct state agencies to reduce budgets by five percent

(MAY 20, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen today sent a letter directing state agencies and institutions of higher education to each submit a plan identifying savings that will reduce respective general and general revenue related appropriations by five percent for the 2020-2021 biennium. In the letter, the […]

Free COVID-19 mobile testing returns to Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall Wednesday

Free COVID-19 mobile testing returns to Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall Wednesday

  (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 4, 2020) The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management has announced that the State COVID-19 mobile testing site is coming to Rockwall County again this Wednesday, May 6, by appointment only, from 10 AM – 6 PM at Lake Pointe Church (701 E Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX 75087). Any […]

COVID-19 State Testing Site for Rockwall County at Lake Pointe Church Thursday

COVID-19 State Testing Site for Rockwall County at Lake Pointe Church Thursday

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 29, 2020) On Thursday, April 30, Texas Military Department will begin conducting a roving COVID-19 testing site in Rockwall County at Lake Pointe Church, 701 East Interstate 30 in Rockwall, 75087.  This testing effort is a partnership among Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Military […]

City of Heath Mayor Kelson Elam declares local state of emergency disaster

City of Heath Mayor Kelson Elam declares local state of emergency disaster

City of Heath Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Tuesday, March 17, 2020 ____________________________________________________________________ “If you are sick, stay home. Testing is far less important at this point than isolating yourself or family member from the general population unless there is respiratory distress.” Dr. Gary A. Bonaquisti, Rockwall County Physician ________________________________________________________________________________ (HEATH, TX – March […]

FCCLA students advance to state competition

FCCLA students advance to state competition

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) Seven Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students recently competed in the FCCLA Regionals Fashion Design competition in Waco. All students are advancing to the FCCLA State Fashion Design Competition in April which will be held in Dallas. Six students are representing Fashion Design and one is representing Architecture. Story and photo courtesy […]

Rockwall ISD culinary teams advance to state

Rockwall ISD culinary teams advance to state

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall ISD Culinary Team recently competed at the ProStart DFW Regional Competition where the main Culinary Team won first place and the Restaurant Management Team won second place. Both ProStart teams received mixed feedback at competition, but came out on top in the end! “When time for the awards ceremony came, we […]

Ten Rockwall ISD DECA students named state finalists, four advance to international competition

Ten Rockwall ISD DECA students named state finalists, four advance to international competition

(ROCKWALL, TX)  Ten Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students are state finalists and four will advance to compete at the DECA International Competition.  DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. “Beyond the risk-taking attitude, quest for knowledge and […]

Rep. Justin Holland: TRS staff, board to extend lease at current location

U P D A T E / R E T I R E D 🍎 T E A C H E R S 🍏 (ROCKWALL, TX) State Representative Justin Holland posted the following on his Facebook page today, in regards to the TRS lease in Indeed Tower: “Following my statement about the TRS Lease in Indeed Tower [see […]

Heath Swim Dive Team finishes strong at UIL State Championship

Heath Swim Dive Team finishes strong at UIL State Championship

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Rockwall-Heath High School Swim and Dive team competed over the weekend at the UIL 6A State Championship. The Boys team finished a program high of 28th in the meet, and the Lady Hawks finished 18th!  Here are the highlights from the weekend: Lady Hawks Our Lady Hawks Swim and Dive had a […]

Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club competes at TPSA, 12 advance to State

Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club competes at TPSA, 12 advance to State

(ROCKWALL, TX) Twenty-eight students from the Rockwall ISD Law & Order Club recently competed at the TPSA regional competition and 12 of those students advanced to the TPSA state competition later this year. Placements: Desiree DeHart 1st Place – 911 Call Taking   Madison McDaniel 2nd Place – 911 Call Taking   Gabriel Garza 2nd […]

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