Cowboys great proves that ‘Frazier Cares’

Cowboys great proves that ‘Frazier Cares’

ROBERT T. HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL By Josh Ault Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for everything we have, but for some families, just having a turkey on the table is tough. Dallas Cowboy safety Kavon Frazier stopped by Hill Middle School on Nov. 16. Photo courtesy of Robert T. Hill Middle School Shelly Thibodaux, […]

Educators help create transformative schools

Educators help create transformative schools

By Sujata Dand Two-year old Rosa Ramirez quietly sets the table for her classmates at the Lumin Bachman Lake Community School. First, she puts down the placemats, next — the cups for water, and finally — the spoons. “Cuchara,” she says. “Spoon.” “She is getting ready for lunch,” her teacher says with a smile. There […]

East Dallas celebrates five new Eagle Scouts

East Dallas celebrates five new Eagle Scouts

By Luke Bunting U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) recently honored new Eagle Scouts in his district with a special recognition reception at his district office in Dallas. Parents and invited guests attended the reception along with the Eagle Scouts. “Today’s Eagle Scouts are the leaders of tomorrow,” Congressman Hensarling said. “The values, ethics and morality […]

Library asking for backpack donations

Library asking for backpack donations

Join friends and coworkers to help insure all our neighbors stay warm this winter. Bring a gender-neutral backpack to any Dallas Public Library location. Fill the backpack with items that can be hard for our homeless neighbors to get but crucial to staying healthy as the winter gets colder. Please collect or fill adult backpacks […]

Students to bring kooky family to life

Students to bring kooky family to life

By Kate Langley Lakehill’s musical theater students will bring the “The Addams Family” to the Lakehill stage on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. A preview of the musical will be performed for students on Nov. 9 at 8:45 a.m. “The Addams Family” is a musical comedy with […]

Local women help ‘the vision of life’ change

Local women help ‘the vision of life’ change

By Sujata Dand As the sun begins to set in East Dallas, the unexpected sound of African drumbeats echoes through the Lakewood neighborhood. The music and the aroma of authentic Congolese cuisine guide you to a celebration commemorating the 10-year anniversary of Congo Restoration, a non-profit organization lovingly supported by many of these East Dallas […]

‘Sheroes’ topic of talk

‘Sheroes’ topic of talk

Dr. Rose-Mary Rumbley, author, actress, storyteller and 50-year honorary member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will sing the praises of unsung “Sheroes” of Texas at the AAUW meeting Nov. 3. She will narrate stories illustrating how these women made their cities proud. Rumbley (pictured above) is often referred to as the best […]

Members get sneak peek at book sale titles

Members get sneak peek at book sale titles

Lochwood Branch Library Friends’ Book Sale Fundraiser is on Oct. 30- Nov. 5 at the Dallas Public Library’s Lochwood Branch.  A “Members Only Preview Sale” is on Tuesday, Oct.30 from 3-7p.m. There will be memberships available at the door, so bring your friends! Support the library and get first choice on thousands of books, CDs, […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

I have now served as a Trustee on the Dallas ISD school board representing East Dallas and Vickery Meadow for six years. Rather than talk about upcoming events or current news items this month, I would like to use this column to reflect on the state of the district. When I talk with people about […]

New playground ready to enrich lives

New playground ready to enrich lives

WEE CAN ACADEMY — ROSS AVENUE   By Abbie Bauguess Molina Healthcare learned about the Ross Avenue Wee Can’s need for some help, and jumped right in. They donated new equipment and almost 30 volunteers to install and spruce up the preschool playground at Wee Can Academy — Ross Avenue.   The mission of Wee Can […]

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