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. […]

Year End Awards for Young Musicians

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 22, 2019) We are happy and proud for our fantastic Rockwall musicians from the studio of Michele McDonald.  All have worked hard during the year to participate and excel in many events. They were active in the Rockwall Music Teachers Fall and Spring Competitions,  UIL,  the Garland Music Teachers Sonata Competition, Scale […]

Youth Career Exploration Event Open To Rockwall Students

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 27, 2019) Rockwall, Collin, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman and Navarro County ISD students in grades 8 through 12, as well as young adults up to age 24, are encouraged to attend this free Youth Career Exploration Event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at the Plano Event Center. There […]

Rockwall-Heath DECA students advance to State Career Development Conference

Rockwall-Heath DECA students advance to State Career Development Conference

(HEATH, TX — February 1, 2018) Congratulations to the 22 Rockwall-Heath DECA students who are advancing to DECA State Career Development Conference being held in Dallas, February 20-22. After their most recent competition, students will now work to improve their 100-question exam scores, 5-30 page written projects and 15-min presentations or impromptu role-plays for state. If everything goes […]

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 […]

1 2 3