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Stephanie Escobar era estudiante de Marsh Middle School cuando el Museo Militar de la escuela fue fundado por el cabo David Bates, ahora superintendente adjunto de Dallas ISD. En la actualidad, Escobar es instructora del Cuerpo de Cadetes de Liderazgo en la escuela ahora conocida como Marsh Preparatory Academy, y dirige el programa de cadetes y el museo, que recientemente cumplió su décimo aniversario. “El museo militar es una extensión de nuestra clase”, dijo Escobar. “Los alumnos lo consideran un segundo hogar, un lugar donde aprenden sobre el ámbito militar y su terminología”. Aunque el museo no estuvo abierto tantos…

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Stephanie Escobar was a student at Marsh Middle School when the school’s Military Museum was founded by Cpl. David Bates, now an assistant superintendent in Dallas ISD. Fast forward and Escobar is now a Leadership Cadet Corps instructor at the renamed Marsh Preparatory Academy, leading the cadet program and the museum, which recently marked its tenth anniversary. “The military museum is an extension of our classroom,” Escobar said. “Our students consider it a second home, a place to learn about military background and terminology.” Although the museum was not open as frequently as its leaders would have liked this school…

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¡Celebremos el comienzo del verano en las bibliotecas públicas de Dallas!  Invitamos a las familias a que se unan al Departamento de Lenguaje, Alfabetización y Ciencias Sociales (LLSS) de Dallas ISD para el evento anual Read for Me en colaboración con SMART Summer Reading del alcalde Eric Johnson el sábado, 4 de junio de 2022. El evento se llevará a cabo de 10 a. m. a 2 p. m. en 25 sucursales de las bibliotecas públicas de Dallas. Durante el evento, el Departamento LLSS apoyará la iniciativa de lectura de verano del alcalde Johnson, ayudará a las familias a registrarse…

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Celebrate the start of summer at all Dallas Public Library locations! Families are invited to join Dallas ISD’s Language, Literacy, and Social Studies Department  (LLSS) for the annual Read for Me event in collaboration with Mayor Eric Johnson’s SMART Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Kickoff parties will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 25 Dallas Public library branches.  On this special day, the LLSS Department will be present to reiterate Mayor Johnson’s summer reading initiative, help families sign up for library cards, participate in kickoff activities, and hand out thousands of free books…

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La Junta Escolar de Dallas ISD dio a conocer esta noche que Stephanie Elizalde es la única finalista para el puesto de superintendente. Ahora empieza un periodo de 21 días que exige el estado antes de que Elizalde pueda ser nombrada oficialmente como la nueva superintendente del distrito. Elizalde actualmente funge como superintendente del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Austin, el cual tiene una matrícula de más de 80,000 estudiantes y cuenta con 12,000 empleados. Antes de dicho cargo, Elizalde fue jefa de liderazgo escolar en Dallas ISD. Nacida en Texas, Elizalde es una educadora de escuelas públicas cuya familia se…

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The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees this evening named Stephanie Elizalde as the lone finalist in their superintendent search in a unanimous vote. There is now a 21-day state-mandated waiting period before Elizalde can officially become the next Dallas ISD superintendent. Elizalde is currently the superintendent of the Austin Independent School District, serving more than 80,000 students and 12,000 employees. Prior to this role, Elizalde served as the chief of school leadership for Dallas ISD. A native Texan, Elizalde is a third-generation public school educator who has served students in various roles, including as teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and deputy…

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Cuando la vida se pone difícil para Thay Wah, estudiante de 12o grado en Emmett J. Conrad High School, se apoya en las dos cosas que mejor conoce: su pasión por aprender y el amor que siente por su familia.  Su trayectoria ha estado llena de altibajos, ya que se mudó de Tailandia a Estados Unidos a los 10 años, se enfrentó a la enorme tarea de aprender inglés en la secundaria y perseveró durante la pandemia del COVID-19. Ahora que está lista para graduarse, ve con ilusión su futuro en la Universidad de Texas en Austin. “Lo más importante…

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When life gets tough for Thay Wah, a senior at Emmett J. Conrad High School, she relies on the two things she knows best: her passion for learning and the love she has for her family.  Her journey has been filled with ups and downs as she moved from Thailand to the U.S. at age 10, took on the daunting task of learning English in middle school and persevered through the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that she is ready to walk the graduation stage, she is looking ahead to how she will continue to grow at the University of Texas at…

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La National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) dio a conocer que este año, cuatro estudiantes de Dallas ISD forman parte del grupo de ganadores de la beca National Merit de $2,500. Los ganadores son: Vedant N. Tapiavala – School for the Talented and Gifted (Townview TAG) Rithika Ganga – School of Science and Engineering Magnet (Townview SEM) Maanas K. Sharma – School of Science and Engineering Magnet (Townview SEM) Arjun Vikram – School of Science and Engineering Magnet (Townview SEM) Los ganadores son los finalistas en cada estado que se considera tienen una combinación sólida de logros y habilidades y el…

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The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that four Dallas ISD students are among this year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners. They are: Vedant N. Tapiavala – School for the Talented and Gifted (Townview TAG) Rithika Ganga – School of Science and Engineering Magnet (Townview SEM) Maanas K. Sharma – School of Science and Engineering Magnet (Townview SEM) Arjun Vikram – School of Science and Engineering Magnet (Townview SEM) The winners are the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies. The number of winners named in…

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