This Week in Dallas ISD: April 7 edition


Spend the next 124 seconds catching up on many of the great things that happened across the district this week!

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

Pre-K pounds the pavement

Staff and volunteers knocked on doors in the community to let people that the pre-K application kicked off this week. (Watch a video

T.G. Terry scores the win

T.G. Terry Elementary School won NCAA’s Read to the Final Four contest after students logged the most reading minutes outside of school. (See photos)

Ellie the Elephant

Ellie the Elephant, a realistic looking animatronic robot elephant that talks, taught Dan D. Rogers Elementary students about how some animals are poorly treated in captivity. (Learn more)

SOC students head to Microsoft

South Oak Cliff Collegiate Academy students enjoyed an inspirational trip to the Microsoft Campus as part of the 2017 Minority Student Day. (Read this)

Super scholars recognized

The Dallas ISD Scholars recognition program honored stellar students for academic achievement at Ellis Davis Field House. (Learn more)

Stars on the Rise

The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Dadllas ISD kicked off the donation period for the Stars on the Rise Scholarship Program, which helps make college possible for deserving students. (Donate to the scholarship)

Healthy partnership

A partnership between Dallas ISD and Children’s Health is keeping children healthy in several innovative ways. (Learn how)

LOVE in Motion

LOVE in Motion, which is dedicated to reminding district employees that they are valued and supported, delivered treats to all staff at 15 schools. (See the video)

Distinguished TJ graduates recognized

The Thomas Jefferson High School Alumni Association honored several distinguished alumni at its annual awards ceremony. (Learn more)

Day in the life of pre-K

See what a day is like inside a Dallas ISD pre-K classroom. (See the video)

Service Above Self

The Rotary Club of Dallas is accepting teacher nominations for its annual Service Above Self Awards through April 14. (Learn more and apply)

Discover Dallas ISD Southeast

Dallas ISD this Saturday, April 8, is presenting Discover Dallas ISD Southeast, a showcase of the variety and quality of programs in the district’s southeastern sector. The event will be held at H. Grady Spruce High School, 9733 Old Seagoville Road. (Learn more)


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