Local students create Tibetan Prayer Flag exhibition

Local students create Tibetan Prayer Flag exhibition

By Susan Brower A new exhibition of Tibetan prayer flags designed by seventh grade students at St. John’s Episcopal School is now on display at the Crow Museum of Asian Art of the University of Texas at Dallas. It explores the ancient cultural significance of their designs and labor intensive process behind the muslin hand-dyed […]

Lakehill’s robotic team advances to Regionals

Lakehill’s robotic team advances to Regionals

By Anna Knickel On December 4, Lakehill Preparatory School’s Robotics team made its debut at the FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifier at Marcus High School. The FIRST Robotics Competition is an international high school robotics competition that gives students real-world engineering experience. The Lakehill Bionicles and their robot, Lewa, placed 16th among the 22 scheduled participants […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

Career Training is Flourishing in District 3 Schools The Career and Technical Education programs at Bryan Adams and Conrad High Schools are going strong. Students at Bryan Adams and Conrad high schools in District 3 can prepare for high-demand, high-wage careers in the following areas: construction, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, interior design and cybersecurity. The Bryan […]

Speaker series sends message loud and clear

Speaker series sends message loud and clear

By Suzanne M. Anderson St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church has been awarded a grant from Whitworth University to provide a Speakers Series on anti-racism and diversity and to paint a colorful mural at the church to encourage Lakewood neighbors to “Love One Another.”  The church is excited to announce the unveiling of the mural, scheduled for […]

M Streets resident answers the call

M Streets resident answers the call

By Rosanne Lewis Longtime M Streets resident Lisa Ryan developed powerful advocacy skills while caring for her aging parents in their final years. When she picked up a brochure at Dallas CASA’s annual Parade of Playhouses event at NorthPark Center, she wondered if those advocacy skills might translate to working with children. “I am single […]

New schedules help teachers focus on kids

New schedules help teachers focus on kids

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Superheroes — and a few well-dressed supervillains — took over 41 Dallas ISD schools this week. But instead of a battle of good versus evil, these teachers and students are tackling something just as important: unfinished learning. The 41 schools adopted an intersession calendar, which extends the school year to start […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

Basketball Players Spread Smiles and Cheer On a recent Saturday morning, Bryan Adams High School men’s basketball team took to the shores of White Rock Lake to participate in a community service event, the goal of which was to put a smile on the faces of all the runners, riders and everyone there.  For five […]

Helpful hints may ease school year jitters

Helpful hints may ease school year jitters

By Judy Babb March 2020 – a month that will go down in infamy. Schools closed, people started working from home, life as we knew it was over. No one knew what would happen next and, to a certain extent, we still don’t — it’s not over. The New York Times said in an Aug. […]

Parents seeking virtual school find few options

Parents seeking virtual school find few options

By Judy Babb As the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, school districts across Texas looked at virtual school options for students who wanted to stay virtual for 2021-22. The Texas Education Association was moving ahead with offering virtual school for students and parents who wanted it for their children.  All that planning came to screeching halt when […]

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