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The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees at their June 24 meeting recognized David W. Carter High School salutatorian Walter Taylor III for dedicating four years of hard work and commitment to earn this prestigious academic achievement. https://thehub.dallasisd.org/2021/06/14/carter-high-school-senior-leads-on-the-court-and-in-the-classroom/ Thanks to his hard work, Taylor is the recipient of a $230,000 four-year ride to Texas Christian University. At Texas Christian University, Walter plans to study graphic design, a talent he’s embraced since elementary school.

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Project R.E.A.D. LIVE is a virtual story time/book club hosted by Library Media Services for Dallas ISD students currently enrolled in grades PK-5th grade to promote reading for pleasure.  Parents of these students are encouraged to register at Project READ / READ Live – Dallas ISD  to secure their enrollment in this interactive reading based experience provided by the librarians of Dallas ISD.  Dates and times are as follows: PK-2nd grade – 30 minute story times July 13, 2021: 10:30AM (English) 11:00AM (Spanish) July 20, 2021: 10:30AM (English) 11:00AM (Spanish) July 27, 2021: 10:30AM (English) 11:00AM (Spanish) 3rd-5th grade -…

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Thanks to a generous gift from Lyda Hill Philanthropies, Texas Women’s Foundation awarded a $40,000 grant to Young Women’s Steam Academy at Balch Springs Middle School and a $15,000 grant to Solar Preparatory School for Girls to increase usage of the IF/THEN Collection. The IF/THEN Collection is the world’s largest free resource of authentic and relatable photos, videos and biographies celebrating diverse, contemporary women in STEM careers and roles. The two Dallas ISD schools can use the IF/THEN® Collection for free for non-commercial purposes to highlight and elevate these STEM role models in order to inspire young girls to pursue STEM careers. The funds will cover the cost of printing and displaying…

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In the event of rain today, the Woodrow Wilson High School graduation ceremony scheduled for outside Ellis Davis Field House may move inside Ellis Davis today, Saturday, June 12. If that occurs, we encourage everyone to wear a mask inside during the ceremony. Visit www.dallasisd.org/graduations to watch the ceremony online.

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