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Welcome to Royse City ISD Fine Arts

  • Welcome to the Royse City ISD Fine Arts Department

     

    The Royse City ISD Fine Arts Department is committed to providing outstanding educational experiences and performance opportunities for the students of Royse City ISD. Our goal is to deliver a diverse, well-balanced curriculum to our students for the purpose of promoting a strong work ethic, creativity, higher-level thinking, healthy social skills, and a lifelong love of the visual and performing arts.

    Fine arts education in Royse City ISD begins in Kindergarten and continues throughout our students’ elementary and secondary educational experience. It is our desire that any student wishing to participate in a collegiate fine arts program develop the necessary ability and skills  to accomplish their goals. Our faculty members are all degreed and certified specialists within their individual fields and we have a wide array of performance organizations in which students may participate to further enrich their academic career. Please take a moment to explore our site to learn about our programs or see a calendar of upcoming events and shows!

Upcoming Events

  • Elementary Performances:

    • Nov 30th-Fort Elementary 3rd Grade Music-6:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 1st-Herndon Kindergarten Music-6:00 pm at Herndon Elementary
    • Dec 5th-Miss May Vernon 1st Grade Music-6:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 13th-Davis Elementary 5th Grade Music-6:30 pm at Davis Elementary
    • Dec 15th-Ruth Cherry 4th and 5th Grade Music Program-6:30 pm at Ruth Cherry Elementary
    • Dec 16th-Miss May Vernon Belles and Beaus Hand Chime Ensemble-9:00 am at Fate City Hall/1:00 pm at Fate Food Haul

    Secondary Performances:

    • Dec 2nd-Fate Tree Lighting-United in Harmony, Summers Middle School Choirs-7:00 pm at Fate City Hall
    • Dec 6th-Baley Middle School Choir Concert-7:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 7th-Summers Middle School Band Concert-7:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 8th-RCHS Choir and Summers Middle School Choir Joint Concert-7:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 10th-Royse City Christmas Parade (Featuring multiple groups)-6:30 pm at Downtown Royse City
    • Dec 12th-Baley Middle School Band Concert-7:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 14th-Baley Middle School Fine Arts Night(Featuring multiple groups)-6:00 pm at Baley Middle School
    • Dec 15th-RCHS Musical "Beauty and the Beast"-7:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 16th-RCHS Musical "Beauty and the Beast"-7:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 17th-RCHS Musical "Beauty and the Beast"-2:00 pm and 7:00 pm at RCISD PAC
    • Dec 19th-RCHS Band Concert-7:00 pm at RCISD PAC
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News & Announcements

Director of Fine Arts

Phone: 972-636-9991 Ext: 2523

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Doug Fulwood

Mr. Fulwood is currently the Director of Fine Arts for Royse City ISD in Royse City, TX. He has completed 21 years in public school fine arts education. In addition to Royse City, he has worked with programs in Devine, Boyd, Decatur, and Bastrop. Mr. Fulwood’s instrumental ensembles have been consistent UIL Sweepstakes winners, as well as finalists in the Association of Texas Small School Band’s Outstanding Performance Series and the TMEA State Honor band competitions.

Mr. Fulwood is an active clinician, consultant, and adjudicator throughout the state of Texas. His clinic entitled “Flipping a Band: From Director to Superintendent to School Board” was presented at the 2017 Texas Music Educators Association convention in San Antonio. His collaborative article co-written with Dr. Brian Zator entitled “Program Transformation: Navigating Complex Change to Rebuild a Music Program” also appeared in the September 2017 issue of the “Southwestern Musician” magazine. Mr. Fulwood holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Tarleton State University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Lamar University. 

Fine Arts Department Office Manager

Phone: 972-636-9991 ext 2523

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Martha Edwards

Martha Edwards is a strong advocate for Fine Arts and saw the positve impact it had on both of her children as they went through Royse City ISD. She is thrilled to be in a position to help our Fine Arts educators serve our RCISD students. 

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