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The Rockport-Fulton Middle School (RFMS) counseling department was recently recognized by the Texas School Counseling Associations (TSCA) 2019-20 CREST Award for Counseling Excellence.

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The Rockport Fulton High School Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Club visited the multibillion-dollar petrochemical facility of Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV) Saturday, Jan. 23, to see firsthand how STEM is used to build and operate such a facility.

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The History Center for Aransas County (HCAC) and Piecemakers-by-the-Bay are presenting a series of programs to accompany the exhibit “Quilting during a Pandemic”. They are accessible via the Internet, as well, so more people can enjoy them.

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The Education Service Center, Region 2 (ESC2) through the Crossroads Adult Education and Literacy program offers training for high school equivalency diplomas (GED), an integrated education and training program, English as a second language courses, and more. These courses are all offered fr…

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Would one like to grow your own fresh vegetables but don’t have a space or don’t know how? Join the Aransas County Texas A&M Agrilife extension for a series of six free classes on gardening from 8:30-9:45 a.m. beginning Thursday, Feb. 11.

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The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Choir recently participated in the Texas Music Educator’s Association (TMEA) All-Region/Pre-Area auditions. The choir had eight students qualify for the TMEA All-Region Mixed Choir.

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The Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) joins 1,024 school districts throughout Texas to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month; ACISD Superintendent Dr. Joshua Garcia announced Tuesday, Jan. 5, his first day as acting Superintendent.

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Decorations for the trees in the “Holiday Fare” display at the History Center for Aransas County (801 E. Cedar St.) are uniquely historic. They are antique postcards from the collection of Friends of the History Center board member Mel Konarik.

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The Rockport Area Association of Realtors (RAAR) held its own Day of Giving Tuesday, Nov. 17 and donated a total of $10,000 to 10 different local organizations.

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Monica Estrada, of Rockport, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Estrada was initiated at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

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Emma Jungman, daughter of Ronald and Angel Jungman, will be recognized Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Rockport Rotary Club luncheon as the October Rockport Rotary Student of the Month. She is a senior at Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) and is active in her school and community.

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With November being National Diabetes Month, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension is hosting a free online cooking course for individuals living with diabetes.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause fear and uncertainty, Samaritan’s Purse is asking churches and families to pack more shoebox gifts than ever before for Operation Christmas Child – making sure millions of children experience the Good News and great joy of the holiday. Samaritan’s …

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Rockport-Fulton Middle School (RFMS) has recently begun collecting gently used or new shoes for a school wide fundraiser. The fundraiser began Monday, Oct. 19 and will run until Jan. 19, 2021.

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Rockport-Fulton High School recently completed its first nine weeks grading period for the 2020-21 school year. Through all grade levels, 116 students made the all “A” honor roll.

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Rockport-Fulton High School student Sam Holden was selected by the Aransas Bird and Nature Club (ABNC) as their designee to receive a $1,000 scholarship to attend the “Rio Diablo Birding Camp” in the summer. The camp is held each year in the southwest region of Texas.

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The Coastal Bend Community Foundation (CBCF) recently awarded a $7,500 grant to the Children’s Coalition of Aransas County (CCAC). The Children’s Coalition is a 501 (c)3 local public charity that envisions a community in which every child has a safe, healthy and happy childhood.

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With the start of virtual learning last week for the Aransas County Independent School District, so was the start to Fulton Learning Center’s (FLC) school year long event in recycling aluminum cans.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Castaways recently announced an extension to its grant application deadline. The original deadline, Tuesday, Oct. 1, has been extended to November 1, 2020.

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Sacred Heart School (SHS) will serve meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program for the 2020-21 school year.

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Would one like to grow their own fresh vegetables but don’t have a space or don’t know how? Join the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Community Garden for a series of seven free classes on gardening, beginning Thursday, Sept. 3 from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

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Camp Aranzazu’s 12th annual “Zazu BBQ, Music & More” featuring Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, will be live-streamed from Camp Aranzazu Saturday, Sept. 26. All proceeds will support children and adults with special needs and chronic illnesses throughout Texas.

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