This Week in Dallas ISD: Oct 6 edition

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Spend the next 63 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.

Principal for a Day

Principal for a Day brought more than 175 business and community leaders from the private sector into Dallas ISD schools (learn more).

Books for elementary schools

Thanks to a donation from AT&T, each Dallas ISD elementary school will receive two copies of a children’s book written by state Rep. Jason Villalba (learn more).

Thanks to custodial workers!

National Custodial Workers’ Recognition Day was this week, and it was a chance to thank those who help keep schools safe, clean and welcoming (learn more).

Innovative Teaching Grants

The Junior League of Dallas (JLD) and Texas Instruments awarded 69 Dallas ISD teachers with grants of up to $2,000 each through the Grants for Innovative Teaching Program (read this).

Beautifying TJ High School

More than 300 volunteers from Fidelity Investments joined Thomas Jefferson High School students and teachers to help beautify the campus (learn more).

Fair Days

A Big Tex-sized reminder that elementary schools will close Oct. 13 and secondary schools will close Oct. 20 for the State Fair (see the full district calendar).

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