This Week in Dallas ISD: Oct. 7 edition


Celebrations for new schools, the tipping off of an exciting partnership with the Dallas Mavericks, and a visit from the U.S. Attorney General were among this week’s highlights across the district.

Watch the above video, or read below, to learn more!

Solar Prep celebrates ribbon cutting
The Solar Preparatory School for Girls celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday. The all-girls campus launched this year as part of Dallas ISD’s public school choice initiative. (Learn more)

U.S. Attorney General visits Sunset
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch visited Sunset High School to talk with students as part of a roundtable discussion on community policing. (Learn more)

Celebration for “Joe” May Elementary
Dallas ISD hosted a celebration for Jose “Joe” May Elementary, which opened this school year. The campus is the final school funded by the 2008 bond program. (Watch this)

Bryan Adams students donate blood
More than 100 students at Bryan Adams High School Leadership Academy donated 89 pints of blood to the American Red Cross. (Read this)

Dallas ISD cheers on the Mavs
Employees and students cheered on the Dallas Mavericks as part of Dallas ISD Friends and Family Night. (Read this)

Mavs Academic All Stars Program tips off
Speaking of the Mavericks, Mavs forward Harrison Barnes visited with students at Madison High School to tip off the Mavs Academic All Stars Program, which recognizes a student’s hard work and exceptional grades in the classroom. (Read this)

This South Oak Cliff High School graduate is helping first-generation and low-income students get into and graduate from college. (Read this)


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