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El Departamento de Policía de Dallas ISD es el primer departamento de policía de un distrito escolar de una ciudad principal de Texas en adoptar completamente un programa innovador de intervención entre compañeros llamado Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE), el cual proporciona tácticas y estrategias prácticas para ayudar a los agentes a disminuir los errores. El objetivo del entrenamiento es preparar a los agentes de policía para que intervengan si observan alguna mala conducta por parte de otros policías y crear una cultura que apoye la intervención entre compañeros. El proyecto ABLE pretende promover la salud y el bienestar…

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The Dallas ISD Police Department has become the first major-city school district police department in Texas to fully embrace an innovative peer-intervention program called Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE), which provides practical strategies and tactics to help officers reduce mistakes. The active bystandership training’s goal is to prepare police officers to intervene when they see misconduct from other cops and create a culture that supports peer intervention. The ABLE Project is intended to promote officer health and wellness and to create a police culture in which officers prevent misconduct and avoid mistakes, according to Georgetown University. The ABLE program is fully underway,…

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Seis alumnos de Dallas ISD recibieron $18 000 en becas universitarias tras participar en el cuarto torneo anual de debate de Roland Parrish Scholarship, el cual se llevó a cabo en James Madison High School el 18 de mayo. En colaboración con la Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, Parrish Charitable Foundation ha otorgado más de $60 000 a estudiantes de debate de Dallas ISD los últimos cuatro años. “Los debates son una plataforma para que los estudiantes participen en un discurso civilizado de forma constructiva y positiva”, dijo Parrish, CEO de Parrish Restaurants y propietario de 27 restaurantes McDonald’s en el…

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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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