Student athletes ready to take next step

Student athletes ready to take next step

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill held a special ceremony on April 3, to honor seniors Connor Alexander and Ben Palmer, who announced that they will continue their varsity athletic pursuits at the college level. Alexander will row for the Varsity Club team at Lehigh University, while Palmer will join the Southern Methodist University’s Mustangs football team […]

Elegance meets rock ‘n roll during event

Elegance meets rock ‘n roll during event

WHITE ROCK HOME TOUR By Alyson Black Mark your calendars to see some of the most beautiful, and unique, homes in the  area. The 14th annual White Rock Home Tour is on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28 from noon-5 p.m. Since 2006, the White Rock Home Tour (WRHT) has showcased mid-century modern and contemporary modern […]

Spotlight on Conrad High School

Spotlight on Conrad High School

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3 There are countless wonderful things happening in Dallas ISD, the most improved school district in the state. I want to dedicate today’s column to highlighting some of the amazing happenings at Emmett J. Conrad High School in Vickery Meadow.   The students at Conrad come from all […]

Booker T. student’s artwork wins

Booker T. student’s artwork wins

By Mark Ball DART’s newest Student Art Contest winner, Sarah Thigpen, of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas ISD), showed off her winning entry to fellow students with a bus wrapped in her artwork.    The ninth grader’s poster was chosen as Best in Show for 2019. Thigpen received […]

Comanche tribal culture comes to Hill

Comanche tribal culture comes to Hill

By Joshua Ault Students at Robert T. Hill Middle School had a chance for a real encounter with the Comanche culture on April 4. Lance Tahmahkera, the great great grandson of Quanah Parker, spoke to several seventh grade classes about his legendary relative and his family’s traditions. “In this area we were the dominant tribe,” […]

Service work part of adventures in Costa Rica

Service work part of adventures in Costa Rica

While many students stay close to home for Spring Break, some desire to be more adventurous, such as traveling to a foreign country to explore a vastly different culture. Eleven freshman Spanish students from Lakehill Preparatory School, accompanied by Spanish teacher Joan Mayo and art teacher Scott Boles, experienced a 10-day adventure of a lifetime […]

DUC leaves it ‘all on the course’

DUC leaves it ‘all on the course’

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) continued its strong spring regatta season at the 2019 OKC Junior Invite, which took place in the Boathouse District on March 23. Started in 2011, this rowing competition began with four teams and has grown to include teams from across the Central Region, including Oklahoma City, St. Louis, […]

Wildcats! Save the date and nominate!

Wildcats! Save the date and nominate!

Nominations to the Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame are now open! Your participation is crucial to the continuation of this distinguished program, which seeks to recognize and celebrate Woodrow’s most talented, accomplished and civic minded. Nominations may be submitted by anyone but the deadline is May 20. Those selected for the Hall of […]

School, seeds and soil connect community

School, seeds and soil connect community

By Shelia Huffman “The 10th anniversary of the Promise of Peace Garden (POP) promises to be a year of abundance,” founder Elizabeth Dry said as she walked through the garden at Bayles Elementary naming the diverse plants that are already flourishing this spring. Tuesday morning, herbs like mint, oregano and cilantro were thriving in the […]

Students use power of poetry to win

Students use power of poetry to win

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports The inaugural Dallas ISD poetry slam was nothing short of a memorable night at the Edison Learning Center as infectious energy filled the auditorium with excited students, proud parents and supportive peers. Participating students competed for $10,000 in scholarship awards through a generous donation from business entrepreneur Roland Parrish. His charitable […]

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