This Week in Dallas ISD: Sept. 9 edition

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This year, for the first time in Dallas ISD history, pre-K enrollment has topped projections, attracting more than 11,000 students!

Pre-K seats are still available throughout the district, so if you know a parent of a 3- or 4-year-old interested in giving their child a great head start, send them here to learn more.

Watch this video for all the great news that happened across the district this week, or read below.

Remembering 9/11

Piedmont G.L.O.B.A.L. Academy held a somber, yet hopeful, ceremony in remembrance of the events of 9/11. (Read this)

Preparing for college

The district’s annual college fair on Sept. 21 will offer high school juniors and seniors a helping hand navigating the path to college. (Read this)

Scholarships for study abroad

The Council on International Educational Exchange has awarded Skyline High School a Global Navigator Scholarship, which earmarks $20,000 in scholarships for Skyline students to study abroad during the summer. (Read this)

Summer learning success

Students from Billy Earl Dade Middle School toured the new Dallas City of Learning Mobile Tech Xperieince and participated in STEM-related activities in celebration of Dallas City of Learning receiving the 2016 Founders Award. (Watch this)

Healthy habits

Here are six ways you can help families become a little healthier.

Computer whiz

Watch Lesly Zamora, a senior at Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, take apart and reassemble a computer in under 10 minutes.

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