The Dallas Morning News recently featured an article on a new art piece that Skyline High School Jose Beltrán helped to create. Read about how the art design connects their community and draws from history here.
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Melisa Simon, a senior at W.W. Samuell High School shares her story on how she’s making plans to be Dallas ISD’s youngest teacher by August 2017. Simon recently received her associate’s degree through the Early College High School program and partnership with the Dallas Count Community College District at Eastfield College. She will join the rest of her senior class at Samuell for graduation on June 2. Read her incredible journey as a Dallas ISD Proud student and soon-to-be teacher here.
Students and staff at Margaret B. Henderson Elementary School showed NBC 5 how they start their school day by being active before school. Henderson Elementary is one of the nation’s most active schools, and was recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign as a healthy and active school. Take a look at the piece shot inside of the school here.
Kewona Jones is a young woman full of conviction and faith. Ranked ninth in her class, Jones has thrived in the Lincoln High School Communication/Humanities Magnet where she has written and produced multiple films and documentaries, earning awards for her efforts. Her ability to adapt to life’s hardships and her maturity gives Jones the motivation to change her world, to break the pattern, and to be a role model for her nephew. Jones will attend the University of Texas this fall, where she has been accepted into the radio-television-film department in the College of Communication. Tell me a little bit…
Dallas ISD is recruiting qualified teachers from Oklahoma City to join our team. OKC’s News 9 spoke with Meredyth Hudson, executive director of Human Capital Management, on why our efforts will benefit Dallas ISD students. LINK: http://www.news9.com/story/31953099/dallas-schools-recruiting-oklahoma-teachers
The Rickey Smiley Foundation recently honored two siblings from Wilmer-Hutchins High School following a significant change in their personal life. Within a three-month period, the freshmen and junior sisters unexpectedly lost both parents. The Rickey Smiley Foundation heard of this incredible story and immediately wanted to commit their organization to help. As their home environment changed, the foundation wanted to support their needs to excel while in school. Both students will receive a laptop computer to help with their various academic coursework. “Coming from a two-parent home, to now sleeping on the couch in their grandmothers apartment, and not having…
The Preston Hollow People recognized one of our seniors at Hillcrest High School for a $10,000 scholarship they were awarded from the Sulentic Family Foundation last month. See the full article here.
Earlier this week, Stonewall Jackson Elementary School students celebrated 20 years of their school garden. The Advocate magazine was there to take part in the community celebration. In addition to some great pictures snapped, take a look at the article that was written here.
Students from Sarah Zumwalt Middle School are learning aquaponics in science. WFAA-TV (ABC) took a look inside of one of the vertical farming classes to see what type of vegetables have been grown. To view the full story click here.
Some of our youngest students from Seagoville North Elementary School received a surprise visit by KDFW-TV (FOX 4) Meteorologist, Evan Andrews, earlier this week. Second-graders from the campus recorded a quick clip that aired on Good Day FOX 4. See their smiling faces in the video here.