Grace Hartman students, in Mrs. Mann’s Kindergarten class, connected cultures with a Journey to Japan program. For the past several months, the children made artwork, learned origami, sang songs and learned many things about the country, the Japanese culture and their ways of life. The students took this information and became instructors for other grade… Read more.
The Dallas Cowboys Football Club provided the Junior Training Camp to Grace Hartman students in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades. The camp is a complimentary 90-minute non-contact football clinic designed to give the students the opportunity to learn more about NFL football, teamwork and personal best while reinforcing the importance of education. The camp… Read more.
To better connect parents, students, educators and the community with meaningful resources, Rockwall ISD Advanced Academics has launched a new website, Facebook page and Twitter account. Advanced Academics oversees programs such as Pre-Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement and the emerging International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. In addition to these programs, Advanced Academics is also involved with career… Read more.
Elizabeth Burrus, a student in Mrs. McKenzie’s Advanced Graphic Design class at Rockwall High School earned three awards at the Rockwall ISD Digital Media Fair. Elizabeth placed 1st in Single Page Desktop Publishing Design and 2nd and 3rd in Multi-page Desktop Publishing design. Elizabeth also designed the Medical City Children’s Hospital cookbook for Rockwall ISD.
Thirty-five graduating Rockwall ISD seniors recently returned to their elementary home campus, Howard Dobbs Elementary, to be honored. Dobbs has recognized its graduating seniors for the last seven years.
Rockwall ISD honored the 2013 Teachers of the Year from each of its 18 campuses on Friday, May 10 at a red carpet celebration held at the Hilton Bella Harbor. The highlight of the evening was the naming of the elementary and secondary district Teachers of the Year for 2013. Taking the elementary-level honor was… Read more.
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Rockwall High School Jacket Babe Officers and Squad Leaders.
On Saturday April 27th, the Rockwall High School and the Rockwall Heath High School Orchestras participated in the SouthCoast Music Festival in Galveston, Texas. This prestigious festival was held at the Historic Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. Both the Rockwall High School Orchestra, under the direction of Charlsie Griffiths, and the Rockwall Heath High… Read more.
Fifth Grade students at Doris Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School participated in the Sons of the American Revolution poster contest. This years theme was the Declaration of Independence. America Embers won first place for the Dallas chapter of SAR for her art work and Muthoni Kamau placed second. Katherine Mok placed first in the research category… Read more.
Students in Mrs. Byrnes’ 4th grade class at Springer Elementary raised over $200 for the victims in West, Texas by asking for donations to sign their giant card of well wishes.