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Six Dallas ISD debaters received $18,000 in college scholarships by participating in the Fourth Annual Roland Parrish Scholarship Debate Tournament held at James Madison High School on May 18. Through a partnership with the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, the Parrish Charitable Foundation has awarded more than $60,000 to Dallas ISD student debaters over the last four years. Debate gives young scholars a platform to engage in civil discourse in a constructive and positive way, said Parrish, who is the CEO of Parrish Restaurants and owns 27 McDonald’s restaurants in the DFW area. “Debating helps with truancy, academic advancement, confidence in…

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El Departamento de Servicios Especiales de Dallas ISD organizó la competición anual de Robótica Adaptada. Se trata de una serie de competiciones en las que las escuelas participantes compiten con robots diseñados por los estudiantes. Aparte de los beneficios de STEM, la competición de robótica fomenta la creatividad de los estudiantes, la comunicación, el trabajo en equipo, el liderazgo y la resolución de problemas, entre otras destrezas. Cada clase recibió un premio oficial Vex IQ por su esfuerzo y logros. Escuelas participantes Victor H. Hexter Elementary School Ronald Erwin McNair Elementary School Hector P. Garcia Middle School Robert T. Hill…

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Dallas ISD’s Special Services Department, in partnership with the Computer Science & Technology Department,  recently hosted the annual Adapted Robotics competition. Participating campuses competed against each other with robots designed by the students. Beyond the STEM benefits, the robotics competition encourages student creativity, communication, teamwork, leadership, and problem-solving, among other skills. Each class received an official Vex IQ award for their hard work and accomplishments. Participating Schools Victor H. Hexter Elementary School Ronald Erwin McNair Elementary School Hector P. Garcia Middle School Robert T. Hill Middle School Kennedy-Curry Middle School Harold W. Lang Sr. Middle School J.L. Long Middle School…

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Joseyline Umana, guitarrista de Stockard Middle School, presentará su canción “The Pressure She Carries” en la 43ª Noche Anual de Palabras y Música del Salón de la Fama de la Música Country. “Mi canción habla de mis sentimientos, de estar bajo presión y de que siempre intento dar lo mejor de mí”, dice Joseyline. Es una de 11 estudiantes seleccionados de Estados Unidos, Canadá y Australia. Joseyline, estudiante de séptimo grado, forma parte de la banda moderan Stockard, clase que enseña los estándares musicales a través de la música popular y de instrumentos como la guitarra, el bajo y la…

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Stockard Middle School guitarist Joseyline Umana will have her song, “The Pressure She Carries,” featured at the Country Music Hall of Fame’s 43rd annual Words & Music Night. “My song is about my feelings, being under pressure, and always trying to be my best,” says Joseyline. She is one of 11 students selected to be featured from the United States, Canada, and Australia. Joseyline, a seventh grader, is a member of Stockard’s Modern Band, a class that teaches music standards through popular music and instruments such as guitar, bass, and drums. This year, teacher Beth Poquette Drews teamed up with…

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Y el GANADOR REGIONAL ES … ¡Travis Vanguard de Academically Talented and Gifted! De las 77 escuelas de Dallas ISD y dos de Richardson ISD (RISD) que compitieron, el equipo de Travis Elementary, recibió la mayor cantidad de puntos, y fue nombrado campeón del 2022 del Lone Star Challenge de esta competencia académica, celebrada en Skyline High a principios de mayo. Después de pasar todo un año repasando los materiales de estudio del Lone Star Challenge y de leer la novela “Rompiendo la nariz a Stalin”, los 623 estudiantes estaban listos para poner a prueba su conocimiento en el gimnasio…

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And the OVERALL REGIONAL WINNER IS … Travis Vanguard for the Academically Talented and Gifted! With 77 Dallas ISD schools and two Richardson ISD schools (RISD) competing, Travis Elementary’s team, which received the most points, was named the 2022 Regional Lone Star Challenge champion of this Texas-sized-academic competition held at Skyline High in early May. After spending an entire year examining Lone Star Challenge study materials and reading the novel “Breaking Stalin’s Nose,” all 623 students were ready to test their expertise as they filled Skyline High’s Mayo Gym. The competition is the baby sibling to the Academic Decathlon and…

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Trevor Cunningham, un estudiante ejemplar en el programa de salud/medicina en Career Institute East de Lincoln High School, está decidido a ser un enfermero registrado exitoso y ayudar a las personas sordas y con problemas de audición como él. Trevor admite que uno de sus mayores desafíos ha sido colaborar con otros estudiantes, pero su determinación de ayudar a los demás lo ha ayudado a superar todos los obstáculos para cumplir sus aspiraciones. “Me mantengo motivado porque me gusta ayudar a la gente. Estoy decidido a tener éxito y quiero ayudar a las personas sordas y con dificultades auditivas”, dice…

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Trevor Cunningham, an exemplary student in the Health/Medical pathway at Career Institute East at Lincoln High School, is determined to be a successful registered nurse and to help deaf and hard of hearing people like himself.  Trevor admits that one of his greatest challenges has been collaborating with other students, but his determination to help others has helped him overcome every obstacle to fulfilling his aspirations.  “I stay motivated because I like helping people. I am determined to be successful, and I want to help deaf and hard of hearing people,” Trevor says. His best advice is to “just be…

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Setenta y ocho estudiantes de Dallas ISD obtuvieron un total de $238,000 en becas financiadas a través del Torneo de Golf Anual del Superintendente. Setenta y seis de ellos recibieron cada uno $3000 para sus costos universitarios. Además, este año, se otorgaron las becas de liderazgo del superintendente de $5000 cada una a dos miembros de la Junta Escolar de Adolescentes. A continuación, se incluye la lista de los estudiantes. ¡Felicitaciones! Premio Nombre del estudiante Escuela $3,000 Rodrigo Wilson Bryan Adams High School Leadership Academy $3,000 Daisy Rivera Bryan Adams High School Leadership Academy $3,000 * Bryan Adams High School Leadership…

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