Royse City ISD named National Showcase District for Capturing Kids’ Hearts

Royse City ISD named National Showcase District for Capturing Kids’ Hearts

(ROYSE CITY, TX – April 27, 2020) In a virtual phone call on Friday, April 24, 2020, district administrators from Royse City ISD listened as Capturing Kids’ Hearts Founder Flip Flippen announced the district as a National Showcase District. This top honor from the Flippen Group means that Royse City ISD is one of only 6 […]

Rockwall Safe: Superintendent message about online campus learning

Rockwall Safe: Superintendent message about online campus learning

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 16, 2020) Hello Rockwall ISD Families, Understandably, this is a challenging and unprecedented time for our Rockwall ISD community of staff, students, and parents as we adjust our lives to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We have communicated with all Rockwall ISD staff our important role, and that role is to […]

Garland ISD community to welcome new superintendent

Garland ISD community to welcome new superintendent

(GARLAND, TX — January 23, 2018) Join Garland ISD in welcoming its 10th and first Hispanic superintendent in the district’s more than 100-year history, Dr. Ricardo López, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Curtis Culwell Center. Guests will have an opportunity to meet Dr. López, make comments on video, snap selfies with fun […]

Rockwall ISD’s College and Career Academy Named After Former Superintendent

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 16, 2017) On Monday, May 15, at their regularly scheduled meeting, the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name the College and Career Academy after longtime Rockwall ISD Superintendent, Dr. Gene Burton.  Dr. Burton served in public education for 33 years with 16 of those years in Rockwall ISD. […]

Q&A with Rockwall ISD Superintendent

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Aug. 16, 2016) When it comes to education, newly-appointed Rockwall ISD Superintendent Dr. John Villarreal has a knack for fully immersing himself in the lives of his fellow teachers and students. Prior to becoming superintendent for Rockwall ISD in May 2016, Dr. Villarreal served one of the highest performing school districts in […]

Superintendent Lone Finalist Selected for Rockwall ISD

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 25, 2016) The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees unanimously named Dr. John (J.J.) E. Villarreal, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services with the Carroll Independent School District, as the district’s lone finalist for superintendent during a special board meeting held this morning, April 25. “The board took into consideration the voice of […]

Online Survey Open in Rockwall ISD Superintendent Search

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 2, 2016) The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees is seeking input from across the district on the qualities and characteristics that our community would like to see in the next superintendent. Currently the superintendent search firm hired by the Board of Trustees, Horn, Smith, Wood and Preston Educational Consultants, is conducting […]

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees hires superintendent search firm, seeks community input

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 15, 2016) The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees have selected the firm of Horn, Smith, Wood and Preston Educational Consultants to partner with in the superintendent search process. The firm will work to build a strong candidate pool from which the board will select the next superintendent. Horn, Smith, Wood and Preston is a longstanding, […]

Rockwall ISD Superintendent Jeff Bailey announces retirement

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 6, 2016) Today Jeff Bailey, Rockwall Independent School District superintendent, announced his plans to retire from his position effective August 31, 2016. Mr. Bailey said, “After thoughtful consideration and discussion with my family, I know that now is the right time for me to start a new chapter in my life. […]

GISD Superintendent’s response to school bond election

GARLAND,TX. (November 5, 2014) Last night, Garland ISD’s $455.5-million bond proposal passed with 62 percent of the vote. The following response is from Superintendent Bob Morrison: “From the outset, it has been our goal to encourage Garland ISD stakeholders to take advantage of their opportunity to vote. We simply wanted to help them understand the […]