Student scientists win top award

Student scientists win top award

By Lisa Loera A record $264,300 in foundation support made the 2018-19 school year a very successful one at Dallas Academy, as we helped students with learning disabilities reach their full academic potential.  A $30,000 grant from Constellation New Energy and a $68,932 grant from The Moody Foundation for STEM equipment, robotics kits and SMART […]

Community Foundation supports students

Community Foundation supports students

By Sara Hundley The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation announced this week that 25 graduating high school seniors have been awarded Foundation scholarships commencing in the fall of 2019. “The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is proud to continue in our tradition of assisting children graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School to achieve […]

‘Love’ benefits from Lakehill’s locks

‘Love’ benefits from Lakehill’s locks

By Gigi Ekstrom Several members of the Lakehill community recently made the decision to donate a part of themselves to those in need: their hair. Hair donations make a huge difference for women and children with cancer, medical conditions, or trauma resulting in hair loss. Natural hair donations allow for a broader range of real […]

Murski welcomed as new head of school

Murski welcomed as new head of school

Dallas Academy is honored to announce Elizabeth Murski, M.Ed, LPC as Head of School. Murski (pictured) is Dallas Academy’s eighth head of school in the 54 year history as the original learning difference school in Texas. Since arriving in 2005, Murski has distinguished herself as a respected leader and visionary for the faculty and school. […]

LHHS students receive Lee Scholarships

LHHS students receive Lee Scholarships

Scholarship awards of $5,000 each have been presented to two Lake Highlands High School (LHHS) seniors in memory of Melinda Lee, a 1992 graduate of LHHS. Both are honor graduates who will attend Texas Tech University this fall. Marcelo Uribe has received the Melinda Lee Texas Tech Endowed Scholarship. He is a member of the […]

Senior class passes on traditions to students

Senior class passes on traditions to students

Lakehill seniors are rapidly approaching the end of their high school careers. On April 26, they had the opportunity to slow things down a bit and celebrate the journey that has brought them to this point as Lakehill celebrated Senior Day. Seniors began their day with a catered breakfast in the cafeteria with their parents. […]

Success, one step at a time

Success, one step at a time

Christmas came early for students at Barbara Jordan Elementary School, as they were given a gift to help them thrive in confidence — a new pair of shoes. Shoes That Fit partnered with the Bosse Companies to donate more than 120 pairs of shoes and socks to help students stay happy, healthy and positive. Karen […]

Teachers shown as noble agents of change

Teachers shown as noble agents of change

From Dallas Teachers Speak Staff Reports Tuesday May 7 is National Teachers Day. Dallas Teachers Speak project is a city-wide art exhibit that strives to change the narrative about teachers and the profession of teaching. It is a joint initiative of 29 Pieces, a Dallas based arts organization, the University of North Texas at Dallas […]

Creative students reveal the tale of Oz

Creative students reveal the tale of Oz

By Gene Wilson III First Baptist Academy Theater Club recently presented the favorite musical tale of Dorothy and friends from “The Wizard of Oz.”  The musical was based on the hit film that was nominated for several Academy Awards upon its release, including Best Picture and Visual Effects. Did you know 2019 is the 80th […]

Trailblazing scholarship endowed at UNT

Trailblazing scholarship endowed at UNT

CASTLEBERRY PEACE INSTITUTE By Rebecca Aguilar Peacemakers Inc. honored donors, supporters and volunteers who have supported the existence of the Castleberry Peace Institute (CPI) at the University of North Texas. Author and journalist Vivian Castleberry had a vision for peace in the world. In 2010, the institute was established in her name and since then […]

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