Local young artist carries on tradition started 20 years ago

By Morgan Lyons Doreen Chen, a student at Jasper High School in Plano, is this year’s best of show winner in Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) annual student art contest. Chen’s work, based on the theme “Oh, the places DART goes” was selected from 1,157 entries from students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The 10th […]

Women LEAD know journeys shape future leaders

The Women LEAD (Learn, Excel, Achieve, Dream) scholarship program awarded 10 outstanding Dallas ISD seniors with a total of $40,000 in college scholarships. Founded in 2013 by the Junior League of Dallas in collaboration with Mary Kay Inc., the Women LEAD scholarship program assists female high school students in pursuing their dreams of higher education […]

Exhibit shows future of space missions

By Taylor McDonnell In T-minus 12 days, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s enthralling Journey to Space exhibition will leave the mothership when it closes May 6. Exploring all the cosmic curiosities and quirks of what it means to be an astronaut, Journey to Space delves into the extraordinary conditions, dangers and rewards of […]

School trip uncovers family history

School trip uncovers family history

By Jennifer Barrow Each spring, eighth graders at St. John’s Episcopal School, along with their teachers, enjoy a five-day trip to Washington, D.C. With a very thoughtful plan, organizers and teachers tie in the eighth grade curriculum with this culminating trip of the students’ St. John’s experience. Throughout the week, the group typically walks more […]

Students bring back lessons from 9/11

From Staff Reports Twenty-four lucky Lakehill Upper School students embarked on the trip of a lifetime this Spring Break, taking off to the Big Apple. On March 10, the students began their adventure with an early morning flight to New York and then headed to the W hotel in the heart of Times Square. The […]

The kids aren’t all right: Who really killed the student free press of SMU

The kids aren’t all right: Who really killed the student free press of SMU

Letter from The Editorial Board of SMU’s The Daily Campus It’s not often that a newspaper has the self-indulgency to be able to write about itself, but this anomaly isn’t one to celebrate. As previously announced, the Student Media Company will be dissolving in May after nearly a century, forever altering the landscape of the free […]

Free clothes for a PROMise to stay drug free

Free clothes for a PROMise to stay drug free

By June Deibel The Alliance on Underage Drinking (ALOUD) and The Council on Alcohol & Drugs are pleased to open registration for the 17th Annual BuzzFree PROMises Dress & Suit Giveaway to be held on Saturday, March 24 at the Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy, 1700 E. Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, 75241. Check-in will begin […]

Young engineers build bridges at Perot

Young engineers build bridges at Perot

In the bridge-building “battle of the junior engineers” held at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this week, it was the “Excellent Engineers” team — with students from The Hockaday School and St. Philip’s School and Community Center — who came out on top. Female engineer Dr. Menzer Pehlivan, star of the “Dream Big […]

Abbott vows to ‘keep our students safe’

Abbott vows to ‘keep our students safe’

Superintendent threatens to suspend students who demonstrate against gun violence during school hours By Rishika Dugyala The Texas Tribune Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday ordered the Texas Education Agency to take action to ensure the safety of the state’s students following last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead. In […]

Local teacher brings global learning home

By Sujata Dand There’s no way to avoid learning some Spanish in Akash Patel’s class at Rusk Middle School in Dallas. “In my school, I want to inspire my kids on a daily basis and be like — hey look, I’m not Hispanic. My family is from India and I moved to the United States […]