RESCHEDULED TO FEB. 22 | Open House at The Fulton School of Heath

RESCHEDULED TO FEB. 22 | Open House at The Fulton School of Heath

UPDATE on Feb. 15, 2021 – The Fulton School’s OPEN HOUSE has been rescheduled to Monday, Feb. 22 due to inclement weather.  HEATH, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 – The Fulton School, located at 1626 Smirl Drive in Heath, would like to welcome prospective families to tour the campus and visit with  teachers during its […]

Applications available for no cost meals through Rockwall ISD Child Nutrition Office

Applications available for no cost meals through Rockwall ISD Child Nutrition Office

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 5, 2020) Rockwall ISD announced that no cost meals are available for students who are learning in person or virtually, younger siblings and other children in the community. Please continue to submit meal applications to qualify for grace period next school year, and other qualified programs. https://www.rockwallisd.com/childnutrition For more information on no […]

State Fair-themed learning underway at Garland ISD

State Fair-themed learning underway at Garland ISD

GARLAND ISD (Oct. 7, 2020) Although students won’t be able to visit the State Fair this year, Garland ISD is bringing the fun to them! Garland ISD is hosting the region’s first-ever Intersession this week. From Oct. 6-9, students who elect to participate will have fun-filled, four-hour days that include breakfast, two learning sessions, lunch, […]

Rockwall ISD announces free breakfast, lunch meals for all students through Dec. 31

Rockwall ISD announces free breakfast, lunch meals for all students through Dec. 31

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2020) Rockwall ISD is proud to announce USDA and TDA waivers allowing RISD to provide breakfast and lunch meals at no charge to all students, with no financial qualifications required for participation. The change will be in effect beginning Thursday, September 24, 2020, through December 31, 2020, or while USDA funds are available. […]

Garland ISD offers two options for students returning to school in August

Garland ISD offers two options for students returning to school in August

(GARLAND ISD – TX – June 17, 2020) Garland ISD families will select from two options for their children when returning to school in August. Option 1: Full-time in-person on campuses, with heightened hygiene and disinfection protocols Option 2:  Full-time virtual eLearning with district-provided technology and internet hotspots, as needed “GISD has been advocating with […]

Message from our publisher about Senior Spotlights

Message from our publisher about Senior Spotlights

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 21, 2020) As many of our readers probably know, Blue Ribbon News launched a Senior Spotlight Series last month to shine the spotlight on graduating seniors in our community who are missing their end-of-high-school experience, highlighting their achievements and future plans. We’ve featured hundreds of  students from Rockwall ISD, Royse City […]

Helps us shine the spotlight on our high school seniors

Helps us shine the spotlight on our high school seniors

(ROCKWALL/HEATH/ROYSE CITY, TX – March 22, 2020) Help us shine the spotlight on senior students who are missing their end-of-high-school experience. Not only are they creative, courageous, innovative, diverse, and a million other beautiful things – they are our future. Let’s celebrate them! Simply send a photo, short bio, and what their future plans or goals […]

Rockwall ISD Hays students chosen to speak with International Space Station

Rockwall ISD Hays students chosen to speak with International Space Station

(ROCKWALL, TX) Hays Elementary students will have the opportunity to speak with a member of the International Space Station February 25 from roughly 11:35 to 11:45 a.m. Local Amateur Radio operators in California will use their equipment and skills to track the International Space Station (ISS) as it passes overhead. While the ISS is above […]

Garland ISD home to 13 Dell Scholar semifinalists

(GARLAND ISD/ROWLETT) Thirteen Garland ISD AVID students are vying for a chance to receive $20,000, a laptop, textbook credits and ongoing educational support. The high schoolers were recently named Dell Scholar semifinalists due to their academic rigor, ambition and perseverance. “I am proud to announce that 13 Garland ISD seniors were named Dell Scholar semifinalists,” […]

College & Career Academy dental students complete observation hours

College & Career Academy dental students complete observation hours

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 3, 2019) Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy recently launched a Dental Program where students who complete two years will graduate with a Dental Assistant Certificate and have completed several hours of both internship and observation. The dental students recently completed their first observation hours and seemed very excited about dentistry. […]

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