Rockwall High School

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Rockwall High School
Location
Rockwall, Texas
United States
Coordinates 32°54′19″N 96°27′30″W / 32.90517°N 96.45823°W / 32.90517; -96.45823Coordinates: 32°54′19″N 96°27′30″W / 32.90517°N 96.45823°W / 32.90517; -96.45823
Information
Type High School/secondary school
Motto Jacket fight never dies
School district Rockwall Independent School District
Principal Courtney Gober[1]
Grades 9-12
Color(s)           Orange and white
Mascot Yellowjackets
Website

Rockwall High School is a high school that is part of the Rockwall Independent School District located in Rockwall, Texas.

The average class size is around 500 and the school achieves an average graduation rate of 98%[2]

Athletics[edit]

The high school offers baseball, hacky sack, basketball, golf, cross country, gymnastics, soccer, track and field, football, powerlifting, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling. In the 2015 season, the Yellowjacket football team went undefeated in district play and ended up 10-4 in the overall season.[3] The wrestling team won state championships in 2001 and 2002. The girls varsity basketball team won the state championship in 2007 after a perfect 40-0 season. In 2011, they achieved second place in the state.

The Academic Decathlon team won first place in the state of Texas (2014) and was 3rd in the nation.

The school shares the Wilkerson Sanders Memorial Stadium with Rockwall-Heath High School.

Notable people[edit]

Alumni[edit]

Faculty[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013/14 Faculty". Rockwall Independent School District. 
  2. ^ "Rockwall High School in Rockwall, TX - Niche". K-12 School Rankings and Reviews at Niche.com. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  3. ^ "Rockwall High School Football". MaxPreps.com. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  4. ^ Jeffers Jr., Gromer. "Bush aide weighs in on Dean, Iraq; Bartlett comes to town to raise funds for Rockwall schools". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.ambercarrington.com
  6. ^ Gholson, Nick (August 1, 2009). "Mustangs QB relishes underdog role". Times Record News. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Brown Bag lecture focuses on baseball" (PDF). Rockwall County News (11). March 19, 2010. p. 1. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  8. ^ Strauch, Nate (November 10, 2013). "Hall shaped by life's events, his wife". Herald Democrat. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  9. ^ "The Bold & The Beautiful Star WINSOR HARMON Forges Deal With PAID, INC. for Merchandising, Fan Experience Packages, Web Site". Bloomberg.com. January 22, 2008. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  10. ^ Millican, Tina; Smith, J.J. (August 12, 2013). "Former RHS baseball star Roger Kieschnick gets 2 hits in SF Giants debut". The Rockwall News. Retrieved October 7, 2014. 
  11. ^ "If Football Is King, Then Todd Dodge Is a Prince in the Lone Star State". New York Times. August 20, 2006. Retrieved October 7, 2014. 
  12. ^ Adams, Michael (August 20, 2014). "Football: Dodge City, Texas". Austin American Statesmen. Retrieved October 7, 2014. 

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