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This Week! in Dallas ISD: Dec. 8 edition


It was another great week in Dallas ISD! Watch the above video, or read below, to learn more. Discover Dallas ISD Hundreds of families discovered a best-fit school at the largest school fairs in Dallas last weekend. There are two more of these Discover Dallas ISD School Fairs on Saturday, so come on out (learn more)! Application month The application window is open to apply for one of Dallas ISD’s specialty programs and schools for next school year. Applications are due by Jan. 31 (learn more). Early release Reminder: the district’s secondary schools will have early release days Dec. 19-21 (learn more). They…

Read up on Dallas ISD’s inclement weather policy


Colder weather means that when precipitation falls, there is an increasing chance of snow or ice that could cause the closure of Dallas ISD schools. Find out how the decision to close schools is made and how that decision is communicated below. In the event of inclement weather, the decision to open or close schools will be made no later than 6 a.m. on the day in question and communicated as soon as possible to parents/guardians and staff in several ways: The district will call local radio and television stations by 6 a.m. to inform them whether or not schools…

Hundreds of families discover a best-fit school at largest school fairs in Dallas


Hundreds of families helped discover their best-fit school at the city’s largest school fairs held Dec. 2 and 9. From mariachi to modern dance, the student performances were a highlight of the Discover Dallas ISD school fairs held at Conrad and Skyline high schools and Loos and Ellis Davis field houses. From all-boys and all-girls schools to collegiate academies, magnet schools and more, families learned about the academic opportunities that are a perfect fit for their child. The district’s outstanding neighborhood schools were also on hand to talk with families about the benefits of their campuses. Go here to see…

District now accepting applications for specialty schools and programs


Students who wish to begin attending one of Dallas ISD’s specialty programs and schools for the 2018-2019 school year are encouraged to apply online now. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, Jan. 31. Applications are open for the following: All-Boys Schools All-Girls Schools Collegiate Academies International Baccalaureate Schools Magnet Schools Montessori Campuses Personalized Learning Schools Humanities, Communication, and Leadership Schools STEM/STEAM Schools Two-Way Dual Language Schools Visual and Performing Arts Magnets Project Based Learning, Urban Planning, Architecture and Design Schools

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