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 […]

Heath Swim Dive Team athletes head to state competition

Heath Swim Dive Team athletes head to state competition

  (ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Heath Swim and Dive Team had strong performances over the weekend at the Region 3-6A Championships! The Girls ended up 5th overall and the Boys finished 6th overall in the Team Standings.  The team as a whole came out and competed well, both in the pool and on the boards, and […]

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Twenty-two Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students recently qualified for DECA State CDC. Leading up to the state competition, students will work to improve their business marketing knowledge and role-play presentation performances. Students who advanced: Alycia “Allie” Pfuhl (RHS) – Principles of Marketing Reiley Lynn (RHS) – Principles of Marketing Meghan McGriff (RHHS) – Principles of Marketing Haley […]

Swarming the Region: tickets available for Rockwall Jackets vs Duncanville

Swarming the Region: tickets available for Rockwall Jackets vs Duncanville

The Rockwall Yellowjackets held their first Regional Championship trophy in the air on Saturday for the first time since 1987. The Jackets defeated Prosper 59-42 at The Star on Saturday night. Rockwall fell behind 14-0 early, but then the Jackets found their game. Brayden Locke completed 25-32 for 443 yards and six touchdowns. Jaxon Smith […]