Author: The Hub

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As we look to become a school district where race is no longer a predictor of student outcomes, our Racial Equity Office is looking to incorporate 13 dedicated community members to serve on its advisory council. The group’s goal is to advise and support the REO’s work as it seeks to advance a culture of racial equity. Volunteer applications will be received until May 19. For more information, click here.

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The girls’ volleyball team and members of the debate team at Lang Middle School challenge themselves to a different type of victory. They were selected by Tajuana Brewster, Volleyball Coach and Teacher at Lang to participate in a Girls Inc. afterschool program funded by the Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) Department to learn more about themselves and the world around them. The students meet virtually every week with a Girls Inc. facilitator who engages them in topics such as “Girls Take Another Look” which focuses on exploring a variety of media and analyzing obvious and hidden media messages. They learn to…

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¡Dallas ISD ha nominado a 21 directores para el Premio Director del Año 2021! Los directores ya comenzaron a emitir su votos para elegir al mejor director en tres categorías: primarias, secundarias y escuelas de opción/magnet. Nominados de escuelas primarias (haga clic aquí para leer sus biografías) Sonja Barnes – Brashear Elementary School Sandra Barrios – Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School Reymundo Cervantes – González Personalized Learning Academy Lourdes Garduno – Winnetka Elementary School Gloria Kennedy – Bayles ElementarySchool Adrián Luna – Nathan Adams Elementary School Stephanie McCloud – Umphrey Lee Elementary School María Puentemejía – Botello Elementary School Kimberly…

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Los equipos de robótica competitiva de Dallas ISD siguen brillando a pesar de la pandemia. Este año, 24 equipos de 12 escuelas avanzaron a la competencia de robótica Vex Robotics World Championship, que tendrá lugar del 24 al 29 de mayo. Competirán virtualmente desde su escuela y usarán videocámaras para transmitir las actividades y comunicarse con equipos de todo el mundo. Asimismo, 14 equipos de la liga FIRST LEGO avanzaron al campeonato regional del norte de Texas. De ellos, Harry Stone IB Academy y Lakewood Elementary School avanzaron a la Copa de Texas, que tendrá lugar en el Alamodome en…

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La nueva escuela Montessori de Dallas ISD, Prestonwood Montessori, tendrá un evento familiar el sábado, 15 de mayo, de 9 a.m. a 10:30 a.m., en E. D. Walker Middle School, 5700 Wozencraft Drive en Dallas. Esta será una oportunidad para que los futuros estudiantes y sus familias aprendan sobre la oferta académica de la escuela que abrirá en agosto de 2021 y aceptará a estudiantes de prekínder 3 hasta 2o grado. Habrá un recorrido del plantel, conocerán a los maestros y al personal, se hará una presentación sobre el método Montessori y ejercicios con el maestro de educación física. Montessori…

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Dallas ISD’s newest Montessori campus, Prestonwood Montessori, will host a Family Mixer on Saturday, May 15,  9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.,  at the new campus located inside E.D. Walker Middle School,  5700 Wozencraft Drive in Dallas. The Family Mixer is an opportunity for prospective students and families to learn about all of the amazing educational opportunities available at the school, scheduled to open in August 2021 for Pre-K3  through 2nd grade. Activities will include a tour of the campus, meet-and-greet with teachers and staff, a Montessori preview, and athletic exercises with the P.E. coach. Montessori is a positive and encouraging…

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Earlier this week, the Dallas Education Foundation, in partnership with the Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet at Townview Center, held a presentation ceremony on the step of Townview Center to award the inaugural Liza Farrow-Gillespie Intrepid Young Women Scholarship. Hanan Yousuf was shocked to hear her name as the recipient of the $10,000 scholarship award, but few at the Law Magnet were surprised. While most would agree that Yousuf, a first-generation American heading to Yale University is the definition of the word, being intrepid didn’t always come easy to Yousuf. “Coming from an immigrant family, there are a lot of…

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The Special Education Department is excited to announce the Super Parent Academy event on Wednesday, May 19th. This past school year has been one of many challenges and has changed the way students communicate and interact in the classroom. During the Super Parent Academy, Dallas ISD leaders will address major concerns for parents that have arisen during the pandemic. Leaders will provide new insights, information and recommendations that can help parents navigate the difficulties of learning gaps, mental health awareness and self-care practices.  Learning Gaps – The plan to address the lapse in learning that students have experienced over the…

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Sam Hooper, one of Dallas ISD’s seven students participating in this year’s UIL Academic State Meet, won first place in the 4A Computer Science category. The student at School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center was also part of the school’s Computer Science Team, which won first place at state. Dallas ISD had seven students who qualified to compete at the UIL Academic State Meet that happened April 30 and May 1. Students who placed in the top three spots at the 4A & 5A UIL Academic Regional Meets  qualified for the state competition and…

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The Math Club at William B. Miller Elementary started in 2016 with 15 students being coach by Math teacher Elias Cabrera. Every year the school has participated in the TMSCA, Dallas ISD Invitational contests, as well as all the Math Olympiads. Club sessions are on Tuesdays and last two hours, from 3–5 p.m. In the TMSCA contests, the students usually reach the first positions in Number Sense, which consists of a test of only 10 minutes where students have to use mental calculations and shortcuts since the use of pencil and eraser is not allowed. Every year the Department of…

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