This Week in Dallas ISD: May 19 edition


Spend the next 109 seconds catching up on many of the great things that happened across the district this week!

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Pinning ceremony

A pinning ceremony recognized the 36 students in the Samuell Early College High School program who are graduating high school with an associate degree. (Learn more)

Going for Gold

Dallas ISD competed in the 2017 UIL State Track and Field Championships and ran away with 28 medals. (Learn more)

Shark Tank contestant visits Donald Elementary

Shark Tank contestant Doug Marshall, who now runs a multi-million-dollar business, visited L.O. Donald Elementary School to challenge students to develop their ideas into real products or services. (Read this)

Health Services Employee of the Year

Albert S. Johnston Elementary School Nurse Angelique Sanders has been named the Dallas ISD 2016–2017 Health Services Employee of the Year! (Learn more)

NAF distinguished recognition

The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism and the Academy of Engineering at Justin F. Kimball High School both recently received NAF distinguished recognition for the 2016-2017 school year. (Learn more)

Principal of the Year

The Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce named Skyline High School Principal Dr. Janice Lombardi as its 2017 Principal of the Year. (Read this)

Hero helps fellow teacher

Samuell High School JROTC instructor Sgt. Dewye Jiles came to the rescue of Tatum Elementary teacher Carolyn Myers when she got in a serious car wreck on her way to school. (Learn more)

Career Day

Students at J.J. Rhoads Elementary School got an up-close look at possible future jobs during a career day. (Read this)

Spruce commitment ceremony

More than 70 seniors at Spruce High School declared which college, university or military branch they are committing to next year. (Watch a video)


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