This Week in Dallas ISD: Sept. 15 edition

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Extra(curricular) fun on Saturday

This week will close on a high note with Saturday’s After School and Extracurricular Activities Fair. The one-stop shop will help Dallas families explore more than 100 out of school time, co-curricular and extracurricular learning opportunities and activities offered by the district (learn more).

Pep rally

Professional sports mascots stole the show at Lee Elementary School for the formal kickoff to the Oncor Mayor’s Race 5K happening in early December (learn more).

Grants for teachers

Dallas ISD trustee Lew Blackburn’s foundation selected 11 teachers to receive $100 grants to help cover the cost of decorating their classrooms (learn more).

Kindle Tablets at Gooch

The Jiv Daya Foundation donated a Kindle Tablet to each third-, fourth- and fifth-grader at Tom C. Gooch Elementary School (read this).

Remembering 9/11

Piedmont G.L.O.B.A.L. Academy and T.C. Marsh Leadership Preparatory Academy conducted September 11 remembrance events to honor the victims of the attack (read this).

Ready for the day

Here’s a look at how Brandon at J.W. Ray Learning Center starts his school day. Hint: it involves dancing, and you should try it (watch this).

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