Daily Announcements

  •  ANNOUNCEMENTS: Thursday, March 23, 2017 

    • We hope everyone has plans to come out and support our Boys and Girls soccer team tonight , as they play their bi-district games at Palestine HS. The Girls will play Oak Ridge at 6:00 pm, and the Boys will play Conroe at 8:00 pm.
    • Tomorrow the Boys baseball team will be going to Heath High School to take on the Heath Hawks, at 7 pm.
    • Our guys gymnastics team is also taking on Heath tomorrow, at the "Battle for the Rock".
    • This Saturday four of our Rockwall Lady Jackets track runners will be competing at the 53rd Annual Dallas Jesuit Sheaner Relays. The selection committee only invites the top 16 competitors, so this is a huge accomplishment. Wish them luck and be sure to congratulate them.
    • Be sure to wish good luck to The UIL Academic team as well. They will be competing in the District 11 6A meet starting tomorrow.
    • Also facing a competition this weekend is our A Capella group "Walk the Line", they will be competing at the semi finals, at Marcus High School  to compete for a place at the National Competition, in New York City.
    • If you would like to attend the show this Saturday, there will be a district bus picking up at 5:15 pm to take a group to the show. You will need to purchase your show ticket online, but the bus is free. For more info see  Mrs. Browning.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 

    • We hope everyone has plans to come out and support our Boys and Girls soccer team, tomorrow , as they play their bi-district games, at Palestine HS .The Girls will play Oak Ridge at 6:00 pm, and the Boys will play Conroe at 8:00 pm.
    • Our Baseball team beat our rivals, the Heath Hawks, with a crushing win of  6-2. Friday they will meet again, at Heath, at 7pm.
    • This Saturday, four of our Rockwall Lady Jackets track runners will be competing at the 53rd Annual Dallas Jesuit Sheaner Relays.
    • The Selection Committee only invites the top 16 competitors, so this is a huge accomplishment. Wish them luck and be sure to congratulate them.
    • Be sure to wish good luck to The UIL Academic team as well. They will be competing in the District 11 6A Meet this Friday and Saturday.
    • Also facing a competition this weekend is Our A Capella group "Walk the Line", they will be competing at the semi finals, at Marcus High School  to compete for a place at the National Competition, in New York City.
    • If you would like to attend the show this Saturday, they have a district bus picking up at 5:15 pm to take a group to the show. You will need to purchase your show ticket online, but the bus is free. For more info. or to sign up for the bus,  see  Mrs. Browning.

     

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 

    • English I students will be testing next Tuesday, and English II students will test next Thursday. Make sure you are aware of your testing rooms and make sure you ask questions in advance.  
    • Dual credit enrollment applications, for the class of 2018, are now available in the Counseling Office. The dual credit classes count as both high school and college credit, and are offered on campus during the school day. For more information, visit the Counseling Office.
    • Each semester of a dual credit class is only $250, which makes it the cheapest dual credit tuition, in the state. Registration opens on April 18th, so stop in today to pick up the application.
    • Letter Jacket reps, will be on campus today, to size students in Boys and Girls Athletics. They will take orders in the cafeteria during lunch. Make sure to visit your sponsor, to receive your informational packet.
    • We hope everyone has plans to come out and support our Boys and Girls soccer team this Thursday, as they play their Bi-District games at Palestine HS .The Girls will play Oak Ridge at 6:00 pm, and the Boys will play Conroe at 8:00 pm.
    • Everyone be sure to be on the lookout for another Jacket Feast coming April 7th. And FYI the culinary cafe will be closed tomorrow.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Monday, March 20, 2017 

     

    • Anyone who is wanting to tryout for sports, join a club, or needs information on prom or graduation, make sure you’re checking the school website. Most of the information is posted there.
    • Dual credit enrollment applications, for the class of 2018, are now available in the counseling office. The dual credit classes count as both high school and college credit, and are offered on campus during the school day. For more information, visit the counseling office.
    • Each semester of a dual credit class is only 250 dollars, which makes it the cheapest dual credit tuition, in the state. Registration opens on April 18th, so stop by today to pick up the application.
    • Letter jacket reps, will be on campus tomorrow, to size students in Boys and Girls Athletics. They will take orders in the cafeteria during lunch. Make sure to visit your sponsor, to receive your informational packet.
    • Today in the studio we have the man all about safety.. Officer Woodruff.

    TAKE WOODRUFF INTRO

    • Morning everyone. Welcome back from spring break. I Hope you had a good week off.  I am still working the harassment case where messages are being sent via Instagram demanding inappropriate pictures. Please come see me if you have received any of those messages before or during the break, I want to add them to this case. Remember, come see me if you have something stolen or lost as soon as you can, the sooner I can get that item on the RHS email, the chances of recovery are much better the sooner I get the information.
    • Please remember to lock up your valuables, drive safe out there.
    • Thanks Officer woodruff. Our Boys and Girls 11 6A Champion, soccer team will be playing their bi-district games, this Thursday, at Palestine HS .The Girls will play Oak Ridge at 6:00 pm, and the Boys will play Conroe at 8:00 pm.
    • The Jackets and Lady Jackets Track & Field teams, took part in the annual Longview Lobo Relays. JV Girls placed 2nd out of 15. Varsity Girls  were 4th out of 15. JV Boys placed 5th out of 15. And Varsity Boys were 7th out of 15.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Friday, March 10, 2017

    • Anyone wanting to try out for sports, join a club, or need information on prom or graduation, make sure you’re checking the school website. Most of the information is posted there.
    • Dual credit enrollment applications, for the class of 2018, are now available in the counseling office. The dual credit classes count as both high school and college credit, and are offered on campus during the school day. For more information, visit the counseling office.
    • Each semester a dual credit class is only 250 dollars, which makes it the cheapest dual credit tuition, in the state. Registration opens on April 18th, so please stop by today to pick up the application.
    • Letter jacket reps, will be on campus March 21st, to size students in Boys and Girls Athletics. They will take orders in the cafeteria during lunch. Make sure to visit your sponsor, to receive your informational packet.
    • The Full Metal Jackets are competing in their first event of the year, today and Saturday, at the Irving Convention Center. Come out and support your robotics club! Admission is free!

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Friday, March 3, 2017

    • Tonight at 7pm, our Theater Department will present the well anticipated,  Picasso at the Lapin Agile.Tickets will be 5 dollars for students and 10 for adults.
    • And before you head over to the show, stop by Chiloso to support The Model UN club, they are hosting a fundraiser from 5pm to 9pm.
    • Any students who have an interest in rap or poetry, be sure to sign up for The Poetry Slam/ Rap Contest. There will be a cash prize for both the winning Slam Poet and Rapper! You can find the sign-up sheet outside of Ms. Wallace’s room 2403.
    • Local Scholarships now available to seniors! Completed applications are due in the Counselor's Office by: March 10th - LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
    • Stingerette tryouts will begin next week! Please make sure you have your packet ready to turn in on Monday, at the workshops.  If you need a packet, please see Mrs. Clark.

     


     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Thursday, March 2, 2017

    • Tomorrow, our Theater department will present the well anticipated,  Picasso at the Lapin Agile.The tickets will be $5 for students and $10 for adults.The show will begin at 7pm.          
    • And before you head over to the show, stop by Chiloso to support The Model UN club, they are hosting a fundraiser from 5pm to 9pm.
    • For any students who have an interest in rap or poetry, be sure to sign up for The Poetry Slam/ Rap Contest. There will be a cash prize for both the winning Slam Poet and Rapper! You can find the sign-up sheet outside of Ms. Wallace’s room #2403.
    • Local scholarships now available to seniors! Completed applications are due in the counselor's office by: March 10th - LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
    • We’d like to give a  Special shout-out to the Debate class! They competed in the Rotarian 4 Way Speech Contest on Tuesday morning,  at the Rockwall Breakfast Rotary. Emily Henry placed 1st, Ben Leal placed 2nd, and Casey Rhodes and Addison Schale tied for 3rd.
    • Anyone  interested in trying out for Stingerettes?? Tryouts are next week.  Please make sure you have your packet ready to turn in on Monday, at the workshops.  If you need a packet see Mrs. Clark.

     

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    • This evening at 7 pm the Theatre class will be hosting a night of original monologues in the Black box Theatre.
    • This Friday will be the grand presentation of Picasso at the Lapin Agile.The tickets will be 5 dollars for students and 10 for adults, the show will begin at 7pm          
    • Also on Friday, The Model UN club is having a fundraiser at Chiloso from 5pm to 9pm.
    • This Saturday the Track team will be competing in Mesquite at the Carl Norris Relays @ Hanby Stadium.
    • Congratulations to the 7 Rockwall High students that will have their work displayed in the Texas Visual Art Association High School Art Show, at the University of Texas at Dallas, in Richardson.The exhibition will be up in the gallery of the Visual Art Building until March 12, viewing hours are office hours daily and weekends.
    • For any  students who have an interest in rap or poetry, be sure to sign up for The Poetry Slam/ Rap Contest. It’s sponsored by the RHS Speech and Debate team and is open to all students at RHS. There will be a cash prize for both the winning Slam Poet and rapper! Sign ups start today through March 20th, outside of Ms. Wallace’s room, 2403.
    • Local Scholarships now available to seniors are due March 10th! The scholarship application is for students attending Rockwall-Heath High School or Rockwall High School in the Class of 2017. Completed applications are due in counselor's office by: March 10, 2017 - LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
    • Senior Pep Rally will be today and will be our final pep rally of the year.  We will recognize Spring sports and have tribute to our seniors.  
    • Sophomores you have until Friday, to turn in your class dues of 25 dollars, student council will continue to collect them during all lunches.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Monday, February 27, 2017

    • Sophomores, this week, please make sure you turn in class dues of 25 dollars, student council will collect them during all lunches.
    • New NHS member applications must be turned in by tomorrow. Also, people who want to apply to be a junior or senior NHS officer please contact Mrs. Miller.
    • Boys Basketball won their area playoff game against South Garland in triple overtime with a score of 61-60. Congratulations to them, and good job on all their hard work. Tomorrow the boys will move on to the Regional Quarterfinals.
    • Boys soccer won their game Friday night in a shootout against The Lobos.
    • The Girls soccer team traveled to East Texas  to play against the Lady Lobos, and brought home a 4-0 win! Tomorrow the girls will play Horn, here at home.
    • Track competed in McKinney at the McKinney Boyd Bronco Relays. Over all the Varsity Girls placed  11 out of 18 teams and the Varsity Boys placed 13 out of 16 teams.This Saturday, the teams will be competing in Mesquite at the Carl Norris Relays @ Hanby Stadium.
    • Today in the studio, we have man who's all about safety, Officer Woodruff.

    SRO INTRO

    Morning everyone

    I am in need of some help on a couple of cases I’m currently working.

    One of them is a harassment case that began in January. The suspect sends female students messages demanding inappropriate photos or he  will contact the police with the photos he  claims to have. This is very similar to a case still open from last year.

    I’m reaching out to the students and faculty for information before I initiate a search on the user name and IP address. I am offering a crime stoppers reward for any information leading me to the suspect.

    Oh, changing your user name, deleting your account, and attempting to change the IP address does not eliminate the information Instagram currently has on its servers so it would be better to come see me before we start digging using warrants and subpoenas.

    I am also working a criminal mischief where a black Nissan Rogue was keyed on the right passenger door. This happened last friday in the student parking lot.  Again any info leading me to the person responsible will be eligible for crime stoppers money.

    That’s all I have, remember, crime stoppers is completely confidential,

    use the lockers to secure your stuff, be safe out there and have a great week.   

     

    • This Friday will be the grand presentation of Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Tickets will be 5 dollars for students and 10 for adults, the show will begin at 7pm.
    • Friday, The Model UN Club is having a fundraiser at Chiloso from 5pm to 9pm.
    • We’d like to give a shout out to Dylan Mitchell and Brandon Camposharo, the two of them will be joining the Marine Corps upon Graduation this year.

     

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    • All Algebra students will be taking a benchmark exam tomorrow starting 1st period.  Your Algebra teacher has all information, including the room where you will test.  All Algebra students should report to their testing room right at 8:45 tomorrow.  Do your best on this important math test.
    • Sophomores make sure you are aware that Student Council will be collecting your class dues of $25 dollars starting February 27th to March 3rd.
    • New NHS member applications must be turned in by February 28th, this is different than the date on the form, so make sure you get it turned in! Also, people who want to apply to be a junior/senior NHS officer please contact Mrs. Miller.
    • The Ticket prices for Tomorrow’s Dodgeball Tournament have changed and will now be $5. They will be sold today during lunch, and tomorrow before school.
    • Recently, The Jacket Varsity Boys and Girls golf team had an outstanding weekend competing at Sulphur Springs Country Club.  Both teams finished in 1st place, and both individual medalist were Jackets!
    • The boy's and girl's wrestling teams wrestled well over the weekend .The boys finished 2nd as a team and the girls finished 7th. We have 8 boys and 2 girls going to the state tournament next weekend in Houston.
    • The Jackets and Lady Jackets Track Teams competed in the first meet of the year at Wilkerson Sanders Stadium.  Varsity Boys placed 4th, and the Girls placed 3rd. Both JV teams placed 2nd.
    • The Lady Jacket varsity team took the field last Friday, and 7 different Lady Jackets found the back of the net while the defense kept their shutout record rolling! Tonight, cross-town rival, Heath, heads to Wilkerson-Sanders as the Lady Jackets defend their first place position in district play!!!
    • The boys varsity Soccer team continued to storm forward in district with a 6-1 win over John Tyler. They remain undefeated at home and are now 2nd place in district!
    • Our Lady Jackets Basketball team defeated Sachse 46-45, wish them luck as they take on Mesquite at Poteet High School, Tonight at 7.
    • Girls Basketball playoff shirts available for sale for $10 in Mrs. Goellner’s office.
    • Good luck to the boys Jackets Basketball ball team as they head over to Palestine High School, this evening, to play Oak Ridge, in the Bi-District Playoff.
    • If you missed this morning's Hannah For Hope meeting, there will be another meeting after school.

     


     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    • Freshman, make sure you are bringing in your class dues of $25. Your student council sponsors will be collecting them in all lunches until Friday.
    • The Asian Cultural Club will be having a Valentine’s Day Celebration this afternoon. Everyone is welcome, and It will be held in room #2609, from 4pm to 4:45.
    • Juniors, there will be an important parent meeting tomorrow at 7pm in the Cafeteria Annex.
    • If you know any our wrestlers be sure to congratulate them, because they are now District 7-6A Champions!
    • And Come on out Tonight at 7:00 to support our boys basketball team as they play their final district game tonight against Heath, at Heath. Let’s take over the gym with orange as we play our last district game.

     

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Monday, February 13, 2017

     

    • The Dodgeball Tournament is approaching! If you and your team plan on participating, make sure you turn in your registration packet by February 15th. You can pick up the forms and return them to  Mrs. Parker in room 2420, or Mrs. Purnell’s room in 1404. Don’t forget the last day is this Wednesday!
    • Freshman, your student council will be collecting your class dues of $25 ,which will go towards your senior  year prom ticket, starting today until Friday, during all lunches.
    • The Asian Cultural Club will be having a Valentine’s Day Celebration tomorrow, exploring the customs for Valentine’s Day celebrated throughout Asia. Everyone is welcome!! It will be held in room 2609 from 4pm to 4:45.
    • The class of 2018 is having an important parent meeting this Wednesday at 7pm in the Cafeteria Annex.
    • And special shout out to Brandon Taylor, who was awarded the Gold Presidential Service Award for his volunteering efforts in the Rockwall area.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

    • There will be a dodgeball tournament WEDNESDAY, February 22nd! If your team is interested in playing, pick up a registration packet from Mrs. Parker in room #2420, or Mrs. Purnell’s room #1404. The last day to turn in team registration is February 15th.
    • Its Playoff time, and it’s time to get your shirts supporting your Lady Jacket Basketball team. Shirts for youth and adult sizes are $10,see Mrs. Goellner for more information.
    • Freshmen - Freshman Student Council is ready to collect your class dues of $25 which will go towards your  prom ticket. They will be collected  February 13-17th during all lunches. Make sure you use this opportunity so you won’t have to pay the whole ticket price at once your senior year!
    • Congratulations to Juniors and first time Cross-Examination Debaters, Tara Phipps and Ben Leal.   They competed in a UIL 11-6A District meet yesterday and were crowned District Champions!!  Ben was also given the Top Speaker award.  These two students will be representing District 11-6A at State in March.
    • Congratulations to our 12 pianists who participated in The UIL Solo and Ensemble contest at Lovejoy High School, they qualified for state, and received a superior rating.
    • Last night, Boys Basketball played North Mesquite and it seems like they were some tough competition. Varsity played  a close game all the way to the end winning, 52-49.
    • Our Lady Jackets Soccer Team played Tyler Lee last night. JV Jackets won 3-0 and  our varsity upheld their undefeated title with a win of 2-0.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Friday, February 3, 2017

    • Over the weekend,we encourage you to collect all of  your aluminum cans and Box Tops for Education, and donate them to Miss Lorts in room #2711.  
    • The Successful Scholarship Applications club will be meeting Next Tuesday, February 7th, at 7pm in the Rockwall High School Cafeteria Annex. Don’t miss out on an awesome opportunity to learn what it takes to complete a successful scholarship application, write a letter of recommendation, and navigate the scholarship application process.
    • We hope most of you will make it out this evening to support our soccer team as they take on John Horn. But, if the outdoors aren’t your thing, come out and support our basketball team as they play Mesquite High School. It will be the girls last home game and it’s senior  night!!
    • Be sure to wish our swim team good luck as they compete today at the Regional Competition at the RISD Aquatic Center.
    • Please congratulate the winners of the Visual Arts contest from the Multi-Cultural Celebration . We won  3 of the 5 ribbons awarded that night. And a "shout-out" to the choir students, and the dance team who put on a beautiful show!

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    • Tomorrow is the Multi-Cultural Celebration at the Rockwall Heath Performing Arts center at 7 pm.
    • Today is National Signing day! Many of our students have chosen which college they will attend to continue their education. If you see them be sure to congratulate them. We know that they have worked very hard to make their dream come true.
    • Successful Scholarship Applications club will be meeting next Tuesday, February 7th, at 7pm in the Rockwall High School Cafeteria Annex.
    • And while we’re on the topic of scholarships and college, we have Ms. Gamble here with more exciting news.

     

                 COUNSELOR CORNER INTRO

                          MISS GAMBLE

     

    • Good Morning, Rockwall High School!


    Local Scholarship Applications are now available online and are Due Friday, March 10th to the counseling center!  Do not miss your opportunity to apply. Last year over 2 million dollars in local money was awarded to RHS and RHHS students.

    We have met with all of our students about selecting their courses for next year. If you have not turned in your registration sheet for next year you need to get that form to your counselor ASAP.  If we do not have a sheet from you your counselor will select your classes for next year.  If you are new to RHS your counselor will be working with you in the next few weeks to select your classes for next year.

    That is all we have from the counseling center, make it a great day.

    • Thank You, Ms. Gamble.  If you would like to give back to our community, Miss Lorts, in room 2711, is collecting aluminum cans and Box Tops For Education. Please do not bring any Coke cans or Campbell Soup labels.
    • Girls soccer played the Longview Lobos, and won 2-0.
    • Boys soccer  took on Longview too. It was an epic battle with multiple momentum swings. We lost 5-4 in the PK shootout.That takes our record to 2-1 but we still sit in second place.
    • The  Boys Varsity Basketball played Tyler Lee and beat them 72-55, bringing their district score to 9-1.
    • And all 3 girls basketball teams beat Tyler Lee as well. The scores were 53-42 for varsity, 41-34 for JV, and 60-11 for freshman.
    • Make sure you come out this Friday, to watch soccer take on John Horn. But if the outdoors aren’t your thing, come out and support our basketball team Friday night as they play Mesquite High School. It will be the Girls last home game and it’s senior  night!!

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Monday, January 30, 2017

    • Our athletics teams did great this weekend at all of their competitions.
    • Both boys and girls soccer played Heath this weekend. The boys left with a 2-0 district score, and the girl's team dominated the Heath Hawks as well.   Tomorrow  night, the girls team will  take on the Lady Lobos from Longview at Wilkerson-Sanders stadium! The action starts 5:30PM.
    • The Wrestling Team also celebrated a big win last weekend against South Grand Prairie with a score of 49-25 which brings their record to 15-0 .
    • Men’s Gymnastics did well against Highland Park and came in 1st place with a score of 157.3
    • And last but not least, boys basketball varsity and freshman A team beat John Horn High School. Varsity’s score was 63- 52, and the Freshman scored 59-33.Tomorrow they take on Tyler Lee.
    • So, If you know anyone on those teams make sure you congratulate them. Here in the studio, we have the man who's all about safety, Officer Woodruff.

    WOODRUFF INTRO:

    Morning everyone

    I hope everyone had a good weekend.

    I want to talk about this Assassins game the seniors and juniors are playing. Previous years I have gotten phone calls regarding the actions of some of the players hiding behind cars or other things at their targets homes and / or work.

    This has made some parents uncomfortable because they probably do not know the person lurking around in their yard, and will most likely call 911.

    If you are participating in this game, please use common sense, don’t be hiding around homes and cars, and abide by the rules of this game. I am telling you all this because we don’t want anyone hurt during this game.

    Kyle drive, the street next to Kyle field and the multipurpose building has a speed limit of 20 mph. It is not a school zone with active hours, it is 20 mph 24 hours a day due to the frequent foot traffic going back and forth across the street.

    Also, remember if there is a sign posted regarding parking, you need to recognize that. Our traffic and patrol division has been told to patrol this street often during the day. Please abide by the signs.

    I’m almost done…promise. You guys have done great in securing your valuables, the reported loss or theft have reduced significantly since this time last year. Keep locking your valuables, or have them on you at all times.

    Students, you are not authorized in the department work rooms unless you're being escorted by a teacher or staff.

    As always, be safe, wear your seatbelt and have a great week.

    • Thank you officer Woodruff. On February 2nd, Rockwall ISD is hosting a Multi-Cultural Celebration at the Rockwall Heath Performing Arts center at 7 pm. So come out, enjoy and learn about some new cultures.
    • Successful Scholarship Applications will be meeting Next Tuesday, February 7th at 7pm in the Rockwall High School Cafeteria Annex.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Friday, January 27, 2017

    • On January 31st  our Jacket Robotics team will be having a Raising Cane’s Spirit night from 5-8pm. Come out and Show your support.
    • On February 2nd, Rockwall ISD is hosting a Multi-Cultural Celebration at the Rockwall Heath Performing Arts center at 7 pm. Come enjoy and learn about some new cultures.
    • Successful Scholarship Applications will be meeting Tuesday, February 7th at 7pm in the Rockwall High school cafeteria annex.
    • The last chance to buy your 2017 yearbook is tonight at midnight. To pay by cash or check, you can drop your payment off at the front office with a form or bring it by room #2706 during 4th period. To pay by credit card go to jostensyearbooks.com. Books are $75. If you have any questions or want to check if you have already purchased a book, please see Mrs. Applegate.
    • Students need to do a better job of cleaning up after themselves at lunch.  There is extremly to much trash being left on the tables in the cafeteria.  
    • There are numerous trash cans around campus, they will hold your trash, all you have to do is find one and use it.  This also includes the parking lot where you park. When finished with your breakfast, find a trashcan on the way to class.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

    • Our Basketball teams, both Boys and Girls varsity beat Longview last night, and a special congrats goes to the Girls Freshman and JV teams for their 9-0 district score.
    • While we are talking about sports, sounds like our soccer teams had great games too. If you missed the last game, we will be playing Heath this Friday so come out and support!
    • UIL Science will be traveling this Saturday to compete in a practice meet.  Please have your travel release forms turned in by Friday.  Sign up for the Remind text messages using the code on the UIL Science bulletin board in the 3600 hall.  Details for travel plans will be sent to you using Remind messages.
    • Successful Scholarship Applications will be meeting Tuesday, February 7th at 7pm, immediately following the RISD council of PTA’s association meeting in the rockwall high school cafeteria annex.
    • Hannah for Hope will have a meeting tomorrow before and after school in room #2502
    • We hope to see you here tomorrow at 5:30 for Beauties, Beasts, and Brutes to support our Gymnastic and Wrestling teams. Tickets will be 5 dollars for adults, and 3 dollars for students and senior citizens. You don’t want to miss it.
    • The last chance to buy your 2017 yearbook is January 27th at midnight. To pay by cash or check, you can drop your payment off at the front office with a form or bring it by room #2706 during 4th period.
    • To pay by credit card go to jostensyearbooks.com. Books are $75. If you have any questions or want to check if you have already purchased a book, please see Mrs. Applegate.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    • We want to give a Sports Shout Out to our girls basketball for beating Heath last night with a score of 58-40. That brings their district score to 7-2.
    • We congratulate the Deca members for competing at the District 11 Career Development Conference and qualifying for state!  
    • Today is the first official meeting for the Asian Association Club, so  If you’re a person who plans to travel one day, or has an interest in learning about different countries, cultures, and food, then make sure you’re there after school at 4 pm in room #2609.
    • U.I.L Science members, don’t forget this Saturday you will be traveling to a practice meet, before then make sure you stop by Mrs. Lewis’s room, #3604, to pick up necessary documents and information.
    • Hannah for Hope will have a meeting this Thursday, before and after school in room #2502
    • Our Athletics are hosting Beauties, Beasts, and Brutes this Thursday starting at 5:30 pm. Tickets will be 5 dollars for adults, and 3 dollars for students and senior citizens .You will see our Gymnastics team compete against Highland Park and Lakeview Centennial, and our wrestling team against South Grand Prairie. You won’t want to miss this action.
    • The last chance to buy your 2017 Yearbook is January 27th at midnight. To pay by cash or check, you can drop your payment off at the front office with a form or bring it by room #2706 during 4th period.
    • To pay by credit card go to jostensyearbooks.com. Books are $75. If you have any questions or want to check if you have already purchased a book, please see Mrs. Applegate.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Monday, January 23, 2017

    • Congratulations to the AcDec team for winning 5th out of 17 teams at the Region X competition, and for qualifying for state.
    • We would also  like to congratulate to the Wrestling team for their accomplishments this weekend. We are looking forward to a big win on February 11th, at their district meet.
    • The Creative Writing club just published a new online literary magazine called “Prose”  to check it out just go to JacketWriters.EduBlogs.org/
    • RHS hosted the Business Professional of America contest this past weekend for 400 plus members. Teachers in the 1400 and 1500 halls thank you for allowing us to use your room.  
    • If you’re a person who plans to travel one day, or has an interest in learning  about different countries, cultures, and even food, then make sure you come check out the The Asian Students Association. They will have their first club meeting tomorrow afternoon at 4 pm.
    • UIL Science will be traveling to a practice meet this Saturday, January 28th. Please stop by Mrs. Lewis’ room #3604 to pick up necessary documents and information.
    • The Laser Tag Club will have their first club meeting today starting right after school at  3:50- 4:30 in room #2515.
    • We hope you made plans to attend Beauties, Beasts, and Brutes this Thursday starting at 5:30 pm. Tickets will be 5 dollars for adults, and 3 dollars for students and senior citizens .It’s going to be our Gymnastics team against Highland Park and Lakeview Centennial, and our wrestling team against South Grand Prairie.One ticket gets you in the door and you are free to roam between the gyms and catch all the action.
    • The last chance to buy your 2017 yearbook is January 27th at midnight. To pay by cash or check, you can drop your payment off at the front office with a form, or bring it by room #2706 during 4th period.
    • To pay by credit card go to jostensyearbooks.com. Books are $75. If you have any questions or want to check if you have already purchased a book, please see Mrs. Applegate.

     





     ANNOUNCEMENTS: Friday, January 20, 2017

    • The Creative Writing Club just published a new online literary magazine called “Prose” if you want to check it out just go to JacketWriters.EduBlogs.org/
    • The Asian Students Association will have its first club meeting on January 24th at 4 pm. Make sure you stop by and take the opportunity to Explore all of Asia and the many cultures and languages it encompasses!  
    • UIL Science will be traveling to a practice meet next Saturday, January 28th. Please stop by Mrs. Lewis’ room #3604 to pick up necessary documents and information.
    • The Laser Tag Club will have their first club meeting on Monday, January 23rd starting right after school at  3:50- 4:30 in room #2515.
    • We hope you are making plans to attend Beauties, Beasts, and Brutes next Thursday, January 26th, starting at 5:30 pm. Tickets will be 5 dollars for adults, and 3 dollars for Students and Senior Citizens. It’s going to be our Gymnastics team against Highland Park and Lakeview Centennial, and our wrestling team against South Grand Prairie. One ticket gets you in the door and you are free to roam between the gyms and catch all the action.
    • The last chance to buy your 2017 yearbook is January 27th at midnight. To pay by cash or check, you can drop your payment off at the front office with a form or bring it by room #2706 during 4th period. To pay by credit card go to jostensyearbooks.com. Books are $75. If you have any questions or want to check if you have already purchased a book, please see Mrs. Applegate.

     


     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Thursday, January 19, 2017

     

    • This past Monday and Tuesday, the Jacket Varsity Golf Team competed in the Flower Mound Invitational at TPC Las Colinas. Freshman Matthew Watkins tied for second after leading the highly competitive field the first day.
    • And Last night our Gymnastics girls competed against LD Bell and Heath, and dominated the meet with a high team score of 117.35.
    • Our guys gymnastics team competed last night against Heath and L. D. Bell. They scored their highest of the season. They won their 4th meet in a row to remain undefeated.
    • Congratulations to  our Counseling staff for being one of 62 schools from across the state to win the CREST Award for Counseling Excellence for 2016.
    • The Asian Students Association will have its first club meeting on January 24th at 4 pm, make sure you stop by and take the opportunity to Explore all of Asia and the many cultures and languages it encompasses!  
    • UIL Science will be traveling to a practice meet on Saturday, January 28th. Please stop by Mrs. Lewis’ room 3604 to pick up necessary documents and information.
    • The Laser Tag club will have their first club meeting on Monday January 23rd starting right after school at 3:50- 4:30 in room #2515.
    • We hope you made plans to attend Beauties, Beasts, and Brutes next Thursday, January 26th, starting at 5:30 pm. Tickets will be 5 dollars for adults, and 3 dollars for students and senior citizens . It’s going to be our Gymnastics team against Highland Park and Lakeview Centennial, and our Wrestling team against South Grand Prairie. One ticket gets you in the door and you are free to roam between the gyms and catch all the action.
    • The last chance to buy your 2017 yearbook is January 27 at midnight. To pay by cash or check, you can drop your payment off at the front office with a form or bring it by room 2706 during 4th period. To pay by credit card go to Jostensyearbooks.com. Books are $75. If you have any questions or want to check if you have already purchased a book, please see Mrs. Applegate.




     

     ANNOUNCEMENTS: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    • Make sure you take advantage of our school’s many clubs, The Asian Students Association, will begin on January 24th at 4 pm. It gives everyone the opportunity to explore all of Asia and the many cultures  and languages it encompasses!  
    • Speaking of clubs, There will be a meeting for all students interested in participating in the Model United Nations Club, in room #2602 at 4 pm this afternoon.
    • UIL Science will be traveling to a practice meet on Saturday January 28th. Please stop by Mrs. Lewis’ room #3604 to pick up necessary documents and information.
    • The Laser Tag club will have their first club meeting on Monday, January 23rd starting right after school at 3:50- 4:30 in room #2515.

    And Now we have Miss Gamble, with Counselors Corner:

     

    • Good Morning, Rockwall High School!
    • Registration for 2017-2018 is in full swing.  If you are a current 10th or 11th grader and did not turn in your registration form for next year.... it is PAST DUE.  Get those forms in ASAP.
    • We will start registration for current 9th graders next Monday through your English I class.
    • Updated Rank and GPA will be available TODAY during Counselor Café for 9th - 12th graders. Please stop by our table in the cafeteria to pick up your updated Rank and GPA.
    • Congratulations to the boys Basketball team for their win against John Tyler the score for varsity was 66-63.
    • Don’t forget, January 26th Our RHS Athletics will be hosting Beauties, Beasts, and Brutes starting at 5:30 pm tickets will be 5 dollars for adults, and 3 dollars for Students and Senior Citizens . It’s going to be our Gymnastics team against Highland Park and Lakeview Centennial, and our Wrestling team against South Grand Prairie. One ticket gets you in the door and you are free to roam between the gyms and catch all the action.
    • The last chance to buy your 2017 yearbook is January 27 at midnight. To pay by cash or check, you can drop your payment off at the front office with a form or bring it by room #2706 during 4th period. To pay by credit card go to jostensyearbooks.com. Books are $75. If you have any questions or want to check if you have already purchased a book, please see Mrs. Applegate.

     


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Friday, December 16, 2016

     

    • Socktober socks are in! If you ordered socks online and had them shipped to the school, or you ordered directly from an IB student, your socks are ready to be picked up.If you haven’t picked them up yet, visit Mrs. Park in room #2308 next week.
    • The RHS Yellow Jacket Tennis Team will be hosting the First Ever “Slice out Cancer”  Tournament tomorrow,  from 8:30am-12:00pm. So bundle up and come support our school, and the American Cancer Society.
    • AP Students If you haven’t already brought in your books to your teachers, make sure over the weekend you sit them right by your backpacks so you don’t forget to bring them Monday. Mr. Walters will Audit them, then they will be returned after the break.
    • And  finally for your favorite part of Friday, FAVORITE PART OF THE WEEK, we have the man in charge… Dr. Gober!
    • If any of you are still confused about exams, just check out the RHS website.
    • Speaking of exams, We know everyone is super swamped with stress and studying, it seems like everyone is forgetting it’s the holiday seasons. So the crew here in the studio has put together a video to get us all back into the holiday spirit.

    QUE HOLIDAY VIDEO

    • Aww, makes me wanna put on a christmas sweater and drink hot chocolate.
    • For all our theatrical students here there will be an open audition for the UIL One Act Play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, by Steve Martin on December 21st. The Audition information should be posted on the RHS Theatre Facebook page as well as Mrs. Shelton’s school website.Sign up for a time slot outside of Mrs. Shelton’s office.
    • Seniors, Before the end of the day , you need to go look at  your yearbook portrait on the glass wall of the cafeteria and check to make sure your name is spelled correctly. If you need to make corrections go to room 2706 during B or C lunch. The last day to do tomorrow. If you do not make corrections they will print as is.
    • Don’t forget Jostens will be on campus today . They will be accepting orders for cap and gown, t-shirts and more, make sure you have your order ready along with a $50 down payment.
    • And Juniors it’s your time too – They will be delivering class rings and  taking orders as well. If you are ordering your class ring that day, make sure you also have a $50 down payment.
    • The Culinary students are creating some amazing gingerbread houses.
    • K: I wonder how many times it took to make those, every time i’ve tried to build a gingerbread house it would just fall over.

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Thursday, December 15, 2016

     

    • Congrats to our Rockwall Wrestling team for defeating the defending 5A State Champion Heath Hawks 47-11. Rockwall dominated their opponent winning 10 out 13 matches. The victory runs up their dual record to 4-0.
    • Socktober socks are in! If you ordered socks online and had them shipped to the school, or you ordered directly from an IB student, your socks are ready to be picked up. IB Students will be in the cafeteria during all lunches this week, or visit Mrs. Park’s room 2308 next week.
    • The RHS Yellow Jacket Tennis Team will be hosting the First Ever “Slice out Cancer” Tournament this Saturday, December 17th 8:30am-12:00pm.  Everything earned will be going to the American Cancer Society and will kick off to our Relay for Life.
    • Piano 1 students will perform in-class recitals today during 6th and 7th periods, and Friday during 4th and 5th periods (not C lunch).
    • Piano recitals are at the RHS PAC on Dec. 15th (Piano 2) and 19th (Piano 2,3, 4) at 6:45 p.m. Hope to see you there!!
    • AP Students make sure you bring your textbooks back to campus by Monday, December 19th. Your teachers will audit them, and return them after the break.
    • The exam schedule is out, and it’s time to start studying. Actually, its past time to start studying because exams start tomorrow; this Friday we begin with our seventh period exam, and then spend the last three days before break as half-days. Sack lunches are available at 11:50 and Bus pick up is at 1.
    • For all our theatrical students there will be an open audition for the UIL One Act Play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, by Steve Martin on December 21st. The Audition information will be posted on the RHS Theatre Facebook page as well as Mrs. Shelton’s school website this afternoon. Sign up for a time slot outside Mrs. Shelton’s office.
    • Seniors today is the last day to turn in your class dues to Coach Watkins or Mrs. White. Starting tomorrow the price will be $150 so save your parents some money and get it in tomorrow.
    • Also, before the end of the day tomorrow, you need to go look at your yearbook portrait on the glass wall of the cafeteria, and check to make sure your name is spelled correctly. If you need to make corrections go to room 2706 during B or C lunch. The last day to do tomorrow. If you do not make corrections, they will print as is.
    • Don’t forget Jostens will be on campus tomorrow. They will be accepting orders for cap and gown, t-shirts and more, make sure you have your order ready along with a $50 down payment.
    • And Juniors it’s your time too – They will be delivering class rings and taking orders as well. If you are ordering your class ring that day, make sure you also have a $50 down payment.

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

     

    • All Musical related rehearsals will be canceled until further notice.
    • There will be a FFA Meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Ag Barn. There will be desserts, hot chocolate, white elephant gift exchange, and an ugly Christmas sweater contest.
    • The RHS Yellow Jacket Tennis Team will be hosting the First Annual “Slice out Cancer” Tournament on Saturday, December 17th 8:30am-12:00pm. Everything earned will be going to the American Cancer Society and will kick off to our Relay for Life.
    • Wrestling will be hosting a home dual tomorrow with Heath. JV starts at 6, followed by varsity.
    • AP Students be sure to bring your textbooks back to campus by Monday, December 19th. Your teachers will audit them, and return them after the break.
    • There will be an open audition for the UIL One Act Play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, by Steve Martin. The Audition information will be posted on the RHS Theatre Facebook page as well as Mrs. Shelton’s school website this afternoon.Sign up for a time slot outside of Mrs. Shelton’s office starting tomorrow.
    • Thank you- Jostens will be on campus this friday. Seniors – They will be accepting orders for cap and gown, t-shirts and more, make sure you have your order ready along with a $50 down payment.
    • Juniors – They will be delivering class rings and taking orders as well. If you are ordering your class ring that day, make sure you also have a $50 down payment.
    • Seniors don’t forget you have 2 days to turn in your class dues to Coach Watkins or Mrs. White. The  total now is $100, but after Thursday, the price will increase to $150 dollars.
    • Seniors, please find your yearbook portrait on the glass wall of the cafeteria and check to make sure your name is spelled correctly. If you need to make corrections go to room 2706 during B or C lunch. The last day to do this is Friday, December 16. If you do not make corrections they will print as is.

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS: Monday, December 12, 2016

     

    • ALL MUSICAL RELATED REHEARSALS will be CANCELED until further notice.
    • There will be a FFA Meeting tomorrow at 6:30 at the Ag Barn. There will be desserts, hot chocolate, white elephant gift exchange, and an ugly Christmas sweater contest.
    • The RHS Yellow Jacket Tennis Team will be hosting the First Annual “Slice out Cancer”  Player/Adult Tournament on Saturday, December 17th 8:30am-12:00pm. Everything earned will be going to the American Cancer Society and will  kick off our Relay for Life.
    • Psychology club has a Christmas party tomorrow in Coach Johnson’s at 8:10, room #1502.  If members could help bring food, that would be great. Dues and T-Shirt dues can be turned in as well. They also have a Psychology drive due this Friday the 16th.
    • AP Students be sure to bring your textbooks back to campus by Monday 19th. Your teachers will audit them, and return them after the break.
    • And today in the studio we have the man who is all about safety, Officer Woodruff.

    Morning everyone:

    You guys have been great bringing toys in for the Helping Hands toy drive, come by my office to see how this year’s toy  drive is doing.

    We have today, Tuesday and Wednesday morning to collect last minute toys as the crime stoppers board and other students will be loading the toys on a truck and delivering them at the school’s admin building. So, keep the momentum going and keep bring in those new unwrapped toys.

    I can sign volunteer hours forms for those who can help load the toys on the truck Wednesday morning, with the number of toys we’ll have to move, we can use all the help we can get.

    I want to talk about social networking bullying and threats. Now, I don’t want to be gender specific….girls, but the posts going around this school and RHHS is just unnecessary and very childish.

    If you are having an issue with someone else just ignore them, don’t post invitations to a fight or post inappropriate content about a person. This is the age where you are supposed to be displaying maturity and responsibility, not junior high behavior just because it make you feel better.

    Remember, regardless of the app you use has every post sent and received on their server, so just because you delete it does not mean isn’t not available.

    Again, thank you all for the toys, and as always,slowdown in the parking lots, wear your seat belt and a great week.     

    • Thank you- Jostens will be on campus this friday. Seniors – They will be accepting orders for cap and gown, t-shirts and more, make sure you have your order ready along with a $50 down payment.
    • Juniors – They will be delivering class rings, and taking orders as well. If you are ordering your class ring that day, make sure you also have a $50 down payment.
    • Seniors don’t forget  to turn in your class dues totalling $100 by Thursday to either Coach Watkins or Mrs. White. After december 15th, the price will increase to $150 dollars.
    • All Musical related rehearsals will be canceled until further notice.
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