This Week in Dallas ISD: Dec. 2 edition


Dallas ISD this weekend is hosting its first ever districtwide showcase of school offerings with representatives from all 228 district schools.

The Discover Dallas ISD Fair, which is Saturday at Ellis Davis Field House, will cap off another great week filled with big announcements, important visits, and critical partnerships. Watch this video, or read below, to learn more.

District lands partnership with Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines announced it will partner with North Dallas High School’s collegiate academy to provide real world experience for students. (Learn more)

Reducing truancies

Superintendent Michael Hinojosa and County Judge Clay Jenkins presented 24 recommendations to take many truancy cases out of the courtroom and keep more kids in class. (Learn more)

Discover Dallas ISD

Here is what you need to know about the Discover Dallas ISD Fair that will show off everything the district has to offer. (Read this)

Fun family night

Kimball High School’s Second Annual Family Night brought together students, families and faculty as part of a fun night of bonding. (Read this)

Dallas ISD teacher selected to meet with governor

Burnet Elementary teacher Eric Hale has been selected as one of 12 Texas teachers to meet with Governor Greg Abbot and members of an education task force. (Read this)

NEA chair visits Quintanilla

The chair of the National Endowment for the Arts met with Quintanilla Middle School’s DaVerse Poetry Club, and even learned the club’s secret handshake, after a roundtable discussion hosted by Big Thought. (Read this)

Read to the Final Four

The NCAA’S Read to the Final Four contest tipped off with a special event at Ebby Halliday Elementary School. The contest challenges all third-graders to read outside of school. (Read this)

Weigh in on 2017-2018 calendar

Parents, students and community members are invited to provide input on several elements of Dallas ISD’s 2017-2018 instructional calendar. (Learn more)


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