Holidays full of Chic and Cheer: Giving Back during the Giving Season

Alaina Smith , Freshman Guest Contributor
November 17, 2009

Thanksgiving and Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa too, are all about giving back and giving thanks. About this time, we are all ready for friends, food, fun, and Frank Sinatra crooning to us through the “Holiday and Happenings” music station that we usually never play on our televisions. Happiness... Read more »

No Cell Phones in School Zones!

Camille Debose Senior Staff Writer
November 17, 2009

A new law that prohibits the use of cell phones in school zones took effect on September 1st.  All people in the state of Texas cannot use cell phones in school zones unless a person has a hands-free cellular device or an emergency. Texas lawmakers want to make sure that “drivers give school zones... Read more »

Rockwall-Heath Goes Mac

Emily Compton , Senior Staff Writer
November 17, 2009

This school year, Rockwall-Heath High School made the big switch from PCs to Macs. Instead of the thick, tan colored PC monitors and matching towers, the library, computer labs, and various classrooms are filled with thin, gleaming white Macs, towers not included nor needed. The new computers are most... Read more »

A Little Birdie Told Me…

Ashly Fouse Senior Staff Writer
November 17, 2009

Within the past few years, social networking websites have spread like wildfire. The latest of the crazes is currently Twitter.  The site allows users to “tweet” 140 character messages about whatever they want their “followers”, people who subscribe to see the users posts, to know.   Twitter,... Read more »

Rockwall ISD builds new stadium, aquatic center, and middle school

Wesley Lacson , Junior Staff Writer
November 17, 2009

As any school district progresses, it is only natural that there should be certain expansions on its extra-curricular activities. Such is the case for Rockwall ISD, as it kicks off the school year with a new aquatic center and football stadium. The new aquatic center, worth $17 million, features a 50-meter... Read more »

Inside the Fish Tank–Freshman Wing Emerges at RHHS

Tiler Bates Senior Staff Writer
November 17, 2009

As the 2009 – 2010 school year began at Rockwall-Heath high school a new area of the building also opened its doors to students for the first time: the freshmen wing. The upper levels including the 5400 – 5700 halls and the lower levels including the 3400 – 3700 halls have been dedicated to classes... Read more »