Jones Elementary students enjoy virtual field trips

Jones Elementary students enjoy virtual field trips

ROCKWALL, TX – April 16, 2021 – Students at Jones Elementary recently took a variety of virtual field trips throughout the school day. Students in fifth grade “visited” author Alan Gratz, who gives live presentations to schools every month. Gratz discusses his writing process, including how he plans out a book, how long it takes […]

Rockwall ISD to present VIRTUAL Kindergarten Roundup April 15

Rockwall ISD to present VIRTUAL Kindergarten Roundup April 15

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 15, 2021 – Rockwall ISD has announced that this year’s Kindergarten Round-up will be a virtual video presentation. Each elementary school made a video about their campus that will be available April 15 at 5 p.m. at Rockwallisd.com/KinderRoundup. Submitted press release.    Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes […]

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off in Northeast Texas

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off in Northeast Texas

Girl Scout entrepreneurs in Northeast Texas are selling cookies in safe, creative, and socially distant ways, and innovating – including through the organization’s first transportation of Girl Scout Cookies with autonomous driving technology company Waymo. Nationwide online Girl Scout Cookie ordering will be available February 1.  [DALLAS, TX]— Today, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and […]

Women in Need to host 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence on Valentine’s Weekend

Women in Need to host 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence on Valentine’s Weekend

Sponsorships available as Women in Need hosts its 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Valentine’s weekend, benefiting victims and survivors of domestic abuse ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 12, 2021 – As many of you know, intimate partner violence is still a big problem, and particularly with everyone being shut-in this past year. Sadly, we continue to […]

Hero Huddle closes out first nine weeks at Rockwall’s Hamm Elementary

Hero Huddle closes out first nine weeks at Rockwall’s Hamm Elementary

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 12, 2020 – Hamm Elementary family recently celebrated all of the amazing things accomplished throughout the first term by hosting their first Virtual Hero Huddle. From celebrating the PTO fundraiser surpassing their goal and raising $16,255, to watching some of their favorite teachers get pied in the face, to honoring students […]

Free virtual class on back injuries, prevention & care hosted by Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

Free virtual class on back injuries, prevention & care hosted by Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 21, 2020) Suffering from back pain? As part of its ongoing commitment to provide community education classes, Texas Health Hospital Rockwall will host a VIRTUAL Health Chat on Back Injuries, Prevention & Care from 12 to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, presented by Howard Barrett, PT, DPT- Manager of Therapy Services. Most […]

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2020) Planning a fundraiser in the midst of a pandemic has its challenges, but for Development Director Maureen Cook, turning obstacles into opportunities is what she does best – especially when she has the support of gala committee co- chairs Amy Lawrence and Tracey Landry. Produced by BRN Media. Meals on Wheels […]

Rowlett Chamber announces Hometown Heroes at virtual awards banquet

Rowlett Chamber announces Hometown Heroes at virtual awards banquet

ROWLETT, TX (September 15, 2020) The Hometown Heroes Awards Banquet hosted by the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe, was held Friday, September 11, 2020. The event was held via Zoom and featured videos of the winners receiving their awards and included a mixology class as well […]

How to enjoy iconic sites, tastes of State Fair of Texas from home

How to enjoy iconic sites, tastes of State Fair of Texas from home

DALLAS, TX (September 14, 2020) The State Fair of Texas is proud to announce, for the first time ever, you can enjoy some of the iconic sights and tastes of the State Fair of Texas from the comfort of your own home. The State Fair of Texas’s mission is to celebrate all things Texan, and […]

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

ROCKWALL, TX (August 14, 2020) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is offering a series of FREE virtual or phone-in workshops for self-care. Each series of six workshops covers: Self-testing (select workshops) Exercise Dealing with health worries Healthy eating Dealing with pain & fatigue Problem-solving and MORE! Register today for self-management programs: 800-272-3921. […]

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