Funds needed to help

Funds needed to help

By Juliette Coulter A truly terrible week in Texas has ended, but for many, including many of you, there’s no end in sight. We’re a long way from “getting back to normal,” given the continuing issues with lack of power, unsafe water supplies, food and water shortages, and too many folks unable to be in […]

Foundation commits to special education

Foundation commits to special education

Dallas Academy is a widely-recognized leader in private school education for bright students with a range of learning differences. As such, the school always strives to grow and innovate in order to meet the diverse needs of the student population. When COVID-19 disrupted learning, instructors quickly realized a more advanced e-learning program would be a […]

Fund created to help fallen officer’s family

Fund created to help fallen officer’s family

From DPD Staff Reports Officer Mitchell Penton of the Dallas Police Department was struck by a drunk driver and killed during the early morning hours of February 13. Penton was on duty, providing security for an accident scene when his patrol vehicle was struck. The impact of the crash caused Officer Penton’s vehicle to hit […]

Theater teacher makes Zooming Dickens fun

Theater teacher makes Zooming Dickens fun

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports When active PTA mom Jamie Nelson (pictured) learned there was a vacant theater teacher position at Sidney Lanier Expressive Arts Vanguard, where her two sons attend, she immediately told the principal she was stepping in.  Starting in the late fall of 2019 as a volunteer, Nelson finalized her alternative teaching certification […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

Bringing Back Vocational Education in a Big Way! In my last column, I reported on the expansion of Dallas ISD’s career and technology education (CTE) offerings. I reported that Dallas ISD has brought back vocational education in a big way, with more CTE offerings than ever before! Students at Bryan Adams and Conrad high schools […]

How should the State Fair work in 2021?

How should the State Fair work in 2021?

Planning for the annual State Fair of Texas is underway. Considering the current landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial we collect guest feedback as we prepare to put on a safe State Fair this fall. We welcome all Fair fans to help us through this process by completing a short survey at BigTex.com/2021Survey. […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 6

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 6

Jan. 26 – 6:30 p.m. 11700 Block, Audelia Rd. (75243) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: The arrested person shot the complainant in the abdomen, causing him to suffer serious bodily injuries.  Jan. 26 – 11:13 p.m. 10000 Block, Walnut St. (75243) Murder: An unknown suspect shot and killed the complainant.  Jan. 27 – 1 […]

Dr. John Revere Richmond

Dr. John Revere Richmond

Doctor John Revere Richmond, fondly referred to as “Doc,” passed away peacefully in Dallas, Texas the evening of January 5, 2021 after a six-week battle with COVID-19. John was born to Henry Jr. and Irene (Diefenbach) Richmond on Thanksgiving Day, 1949 in Borger, Texas.  After relocating many times in early life, he graduated in 1968 […]

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