Author: Priscilla Rice-Diaz

“She’s going to be the first Latina president of the United States,” said Gudiela Reyes, beaming with pride, as she referred to her daughter Melanie Rojas, a senior at Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet at Townview. Rojas is already off to a good start in the field of civic leadership, as she recently became a member of the City of Dallas Youth Commission, representing City Council District 5. Appointed by former Dallas ISD Trustee Jaime Resendez, the council member who represents that district, she is making her first venture into politics, and she plans to use her voice to empower…

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“Va a ser la primera presidenta latina de los Estados Unidos,” dijo Gudiela Reyes, orgullosa, al referirse a su hija Melanie Rojas, alumna del duodécimo grado de Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet at Townview. Rojas ya tiene un buen comienzo en el campo del liderazgo cívico, ya que recientemente se convirtió en miembro de la Comisión Juvenil de la Ciudad de Dallas, en representación del Distrito 5. Nombrada por el ex miembro de la junta escolar de Dallas ISD, Jaime Resendez, el concejal que representa ese distrito municipal, Rojas está entrando por primera vez en la política, y piensa usar…

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Mantener a los estudiantes sanos es una misión para Nancy Ramírez, enfermera de Henry B. González Personalized Learning Academy. Mientras los estudiantes y los maestros se adaptan al nuevo año escolar, las enfermeras de las escuelas tienen a cargo la tarea de asegurarse de que los estudiantes tengan sus registros de vacunas al día, un trabajo con el que Ramírez se compromete diariamente.  Al igual que las enfermeras de todo el distrito, Ramírez se mantiene ocupada en comunicarse con los padres. “Hago todo lo posible para ser proactiva, y es un proceso continuo, ya que también recibimos estudiantes que se…

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Keeping students healthy is a mission for Nancy Ramirez, a nurse at Henry B. Gonzalez Personalized Learning Academy. As students and teachers get acclimated to the new school year, school nurses have the arduous task of making sure students have their immunization records up to date, a job Ramirez is committed to daily. Like nurses throughout the district, Ramirez is staying busy with outreach to parents. “I do my best to be proactive, and it’s an ongoing process as we also receive students who transfer from out of state and out of the country, and do our best to connect…

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