Utley Middle School student and Junior FFA member, Blake Furguson, recently competed in the Youth Fair of Rockwall. The Youth Fair showcases agriculture projects both mechanical and animal that youth in Rockwall 4H and Rockwall FFA have made and raised.
Utley Middle School flute student, Lorien Britt, won one of only a maximum of three spots in the 40th Annual Texas Flute Society Flute Festival Junior High School Masterclass. In this competition, she prepared a difficult solo and sent in an audition tape against other flute players from all over Texas.
Board Approves 2018-2019 District Calendar
The Board of Trustees approved the 2018-2019 school calendar at their monthly meeting on January 16. The Board and administration appreciate the input received from staff, parents and community members to develop the calendar.
Rockwall ISD and Campuses Achieve Highest Accountability Rating
Rockwall Independent School District and all 19 of its campuses have achieved the state’s highest rating for academic achievement. The district and all campuses were officially rated “Met Standard” according to the Texas Education Agency.
“I am so proud of the excellence that has been achieved by our students and teachers. It takes everyone in our organization from bus driver to campus leadership to central office, in partnership with parents, to achieve such high student performance. It is that spirit of partnership in educating all children that makes Rockwall ISD an exceptional school district,” said Superintendent Dr. John “JJ” Villarreal.