This Week! in Dallas ISD: Dec. 15 edition


It was another great week in Dallas ISD! Watch the above video, or read below, to learn more.

Oncor Mayor’s Race

More than 10,000 students from 165 schools ran in the Oncor Mayor’s Race, a record high turnout for the annual event (learn more)!

Principals of the Year

Spruce High School’s Danielle Petters and Blanton Elementary’s Laura Garza were named the 2017 Principals of the Year (learn more and see the finalists).

UIL competition

About 2,000 students from 111 elementary schools competed in the UIL A+ Academic Competition (learn more).

Rocking horses

Students with special needs at the Multiple Career Magnet High School dropped off their hand built rocking horses to the Ronald McDonald House (read this).

‘Dream come true’

Grab the tissues and watch Woodrow Wilson High School student Manuela as she finds out she has been accepted into Harvard for next year (watch this).

Application month

Reminder: The application window is open to apply for one of Dallas ISD’s specialty programs and schools for next school year. Applications are due by Jan. 31 (learn more).


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