Recruiting begins for spring season

Recruiting begins for spring season

From Staff Reports J.L. Long sixth grade Spring Soccer is in its 25th consecutive season and registration time is here! The league play is through the YMCA. The team is co-ed and open to anyone attending J.L. Long or any nearby school. Players can be of any skill level including beginners. Registration is now through […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

Happy New Year! With a new season upon us, District 3 is ready to reach new heights in teaching excellence, student success and community involvement. Campus Teachers of the Year Schools across Dallas ISD are honoring phenomenal teaching by celebrating their extraordinary campus teachers of the year. These teachers have 11.67 years of experience on […]

Volunteers spread out for school makeovers

Volunteers spread out for school makeovers

By Carrie Dyer United to Learn (U2L), a Dallas-based nonprofit that partners with Dallas ISD elementary schools to accelerate student achievement and grow purposeful leaders, will kick off three days of its annual Community Campus Day (CCD) event on Friday, January 20. The subsequent Community Campus Days will be held on March 4 and April […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

By Dan Micciche Fall is in the air, and District 3 has been celebrating with homecomings, championship victories and, as always, academic innovation and excellence! Recognizing extraordinary athletes It has been an incredible month for our District 3 athletes. Congratulations to the Hill Highlanders cross-country team. The boys won the District 2 Championship, while seven runners […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

The 2022-2023 school year is off to a great start in District 3! I greeted students at Hexter and Jack Lowe Elementary Schools on the first day of school, while Superintendent Stephanie Elizalde greeted students at Emmett J. Conrad High School, and Chief Shannon Trejo welcomed the Sanger Stallions. Our students and staff are more […]

EFS breaks cycles of generational poverty

EFS breaks cycles of generational poverty

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY By Savannah Espirtu By the age of three, there is a 30 million-word gap between children from communities with little access to affordable early education, and their peers from more affluent neighborhoods. High-quality early childhood education is vital to a child’s social, emotional and academic development, and access to this must […]

Luka joins lineup for annual event

Luka joins lineup for annual event

By Taylor Mayad Game, set, match! Dirk Nowitzki has achieved basketball greatness, sold out charity baseball games and, this fall, will pay homage to his first love — tennis. Returning after a three-year break, the beloved NBA champ and Dallas Maverick favorite will host the fifth annual Dirk Nowitzki Pro Celebrity Tennis Classic on Sunday, […]

Teachers put service above self

Teachers put service above self

By Liz Oliphant Three teachers in the Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) were honored as Teacher of the Year for elementary, middle and high schools, by the Rotary Club of Dallas at ceremonies on August 10.  Winning awards in 2022 are Natalie Hebert, Jill Emery and David Newhouse (pictured). Each teacher received a check […]

‘We read’ book fair returns to Museum

‘We read’ book fair returns to Museum

After a two-year hiatus, the Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair — the Southwest African American experience in books and story — returns on Saturday, Aug. 20 from noon-4 p.m. at the African American Museum, Dallas in Fair Park. Tulisoma — a Swahili word that means “we read” — is a community-based festival promoting literacy and […]

Backpacks and happy days

Backpacks and happy days

By Sharon Adams Rainbow Days hosted its 31st annual Back-to-School Celebration on Wednesday. Chaired by Carol Welwood and Honorary Chair Josh Howard, retired NBA All-Star in partnership with CAPTRUST, Title Sponsor, Lone Star Monarchs and numerous individual and corporate donors, Rainbow Days’ 31st Annual Back-to-School Celebration provided new backpacks, school supplies and uniforms to more […]

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