This Week in Dallas ISD: Feb. 3 edition

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Super spellers, scholarships, a STEM grant, and signing day are among this week’s highlights!

Watch this video, or read below, to learn more.

Athletics Signing Day

The Athletics Signing Day on Wednesday shined a spotlight on about 100 Dallas ISD student-athletes who have committed to play sports and study at colleges and universities. (Learn more)

Black History Month

Dallas ISD schools are celebrating Black History Month throughout February. To kick off the month, fifth-graders at Bowie Elementary made poster boards focused on different distinguished African-American Leaders. (Read this)

UNCF Workplace Campaign

The Dallas ISD United Negro College Fund Workplace Campaign kicked off this week as an opportunity for district employees to help donate to college scholarships for deserving Dallas ISD students. (Learn more)

I-M-P-R-E-S-S-I-V-E

Eighteen Dallas ISD students are headed to the county spelling bee after placing at the top of the six districtwide spelling bees. (Learn more)

STEM grant

The University of Texas has awarded the Dallas ISD STEM department a $100,000 grant to support an initiative that ensures all students receive a computer science education. (Learn more)

Students feast on a turkey game

Third-graders at Gill Elementary have created, marketed and sold their own dice math game to benefit the school’s PTA. (Watch this)

First 100 Days

To celebrate the first 100 days of school, parents and community members paraded around Charles Rice Learning Center to congratulate students on their hard work. (Watch this)

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