Rockwall Reads marks 6th year of summer reading for Rockwall ISD

Rockwall Reads marks 6th year of summer reading for Rockwall ISD

ROCKWALL, TX (June 21, 2021) Library Media Specialists were recently at Howard Dobbs Elementary School and Herman Utley Middle School distributing books to students participating in the summer programs and community members attending the summer lunch program. Approximately 520 children at Dobbs and 200 children at Utley were able to choose popular new books to take […]

Utley Middle School Theatre earns 2nd Place at District UIL One-Act Play Competition

Utley Middle School Theatre earns 2nd Place at District UIL One-Act Play Competition

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 – Utley Middle School Theatre recently performed Any Body For Tea? by C.B. Gilford and took home 2nd place at the 2021 District 15AAAAA UIL One-Act Play Competition. The following students earned distinctions:  Laci Parsons – Honorable Mention All-Star Cast Graci Mohan – Honorable Mention All-Star Cast Hannah Owen – […]

Utley Middle School Drill Team wins awards at ADTS Regionals

Utley Middle School Drill Team wins awards at ADTS Regionals

The Utley Middle School Contest Drill Team recently competed at ADTS Regionals at Rockwall-Heath HS where they won a judge’s award for 5 out of 6 routines, Runner Up for Team Best in Class (2nd place) and Officer Best in Class (1st place). There were also five solo finalists: Eliana Ortiz, Hadley Daffin, Julieann Fleming, […]

Crayon Initiative at Utley Middle School helps hospitalized kids

Crayon Initiative at Utley Middle School helps hospitalized kids

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 31, 2019) Students and staff at Utley Middle School are supporting a non-profit organization called ‘The Crayon Initiative’ which takes crayons that would otherwise be thrown away and donates them to be recycled and turned into new crayons. These new crayons are then donated to children’s hospitals all over the US. Utley’s […]

Williams Middle School soloists earn outstanding honors

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 9, 2018) On November 3rd, 39 Williams Choir students participated in the Rockwall ISD Solo Contest at Utley Middle School, which they have been diligently preparing for over the past six weeks. Thirty seven of WMS’ 39 soloists received ratings of 1 (Superior) – the highest rating given, and two received ratings […]

Twelve-year-old Rockwall boy takes first place in fiddle competition

Twelve-year-old Rockwall boy takes first place in fiddle competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 3, 2018)  Twelve-year-old Cody Conner of Rockwall, an Utley Middle School student, recently competed in the Fiddle Contest at the 28th Annual Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival Oct. 26-28 at the Fort Worth Stockyards. Cody won first place for his age division, earning a $1,500 scholarship. Cody has […]

Rockwall County Veterans Day Celebration Wednesday

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov 5, 2015) The Rockwall County Veterans Day Celebration will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 11 at the Rockwall High School Performing Arts Center on the Utley campus, 1201 T.L. Townsend Drive, just north of the Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium. Major General Gary Bunch, US Army (Retired) leading the planning […]

Rockwall County Veterans Day Celebration Nov 11

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – October 25, 2015) The Rockwall County Veterans Day Celebration will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 11 at the Rockwall High School Performing Arts Center on the Utley campus, 1201 T.L. Townsend Drive, just north of the Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium. Major General Gary Bunch, US Army (Retired) leading the planning […]

Local businesses host supply drive to fill back-to-school wish lists

ROCKWALL, TX (August 26, 2014) Cypert Insurance was joined by The Life House Coffee Shop, Pho Garden Vietnamese Restaurant, Rockwall Floor Covering, Metro Design Loft, Full Impact, and many other friends to provide much needed student and teacher  supplies for the 2014-15 school year. Cypert Insurance orchestrated the drive after receiving “wish lists” from Brad […]

Aspasians Spring Fair Saturday in new location

ROCKWALL, TX (April 21, 2014) A Rockwall tradition for nearly 40 years, the bi-annual Aspasians Arts Fair on the Square will set up in a new location this Saturday. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26, nearly 200 vendors will showcase their wares in the parking lot at Wilkerson Sanders Stadium and Utley Middle […]

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