Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

The end of the school year is almost here, but nothing can slow our community down. Before I recognize some incredible accomplishments from our students and staff, I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came out to provide input in the superintendent search. Every voice matters in District 3!  Reaching new heights […]

Ball raises critical funds for education

Ball raises critical funds for education

This year’s Junior Symphony Ball (JSB) at Gilley’s was a huge success, carefully executed by more than 300 committee members. More than 2400 students from 35 schools attended a celebratory evening with dinner, dancing and music. The total dollars were tallied, and a tremendous sum has been raised by the students. At a recent private […]

Educators awarded for contributions

Educators awarded for contributions

By Deborah Brown The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce named six Teacher of the Year recipients at their annual education luncheon held at St. John’s Episcopal School on Thursday, April 14.  The awards recognized local educators K-12 who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant […]

Rose are red, violets are blue, Dallas has new poets, and it’s poetry month, too

Rose are red, violets are blue, Dallas has new poets, and it’s poetry month, too

Dallas has appointed its first poet laureate! In a special ceremony Wednesday morning at City Hall, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson named Joaquín Zihuatanejo the city’s first Poet Laureate and Madison Rojas, a student at Greenhill School, was named Youth Poet Laureate. In making the announcement, Johnson also proclaimed the month of April as Poetry Month […]

Run to benefit J.L. Long finally returns

Run to benefit J.L. Long finally returns

Following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the 24th Annual Long Run is back. The certified 5K and 1K Family Fun Run and Walk starts and finishes at Willis C. Winters Park (previously known as Randall Park — across the street from Woodrow Wilson High School) located at 100 S. Glasgow Drive in Historic […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

BA students show their skills in Portfolio Defense  I was honored to participate recently in the Bryan Adams Leadership Academy’s Portfolio Defense, where students defended their scope of learning and academic achievements before a panel of teachers, staff and community members. As part of the defense, students were tasked with showing that they have acquired […]

Students take skills to national stage

Students take skills to national stage

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Quick! Let me hear the speech you’d give if you’d just won an Oscar, or what you’d say if you met the president. Tell me the winning words a coach would use to rally his losing team. Answer a few questions to land the job of your dreams, or give me […]

Students enjoy unique art opportunities

Students enjoy unique art opportunities

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Last month, more than 160 Dallas ISD middle school choir students competed at the Region 20 UIL Middle School All Region Choir contest, with 70 students earning a spot in one of the choirs! This honor reflects the high quality educational experiences taking place daily in the middle school visual and […]

Youth organizations benefit from MAVS

Youth organizations benefit from MAVS

For every remaining Dallas Mavericks home game victory, Head Coach Jason Kidd will make a financial donation to support youth education and after-school programs for underserved communities across North Texas. As part of the Dallas Mavericks and Jason Kidd Foundation commitment to youth education and empowerment in the community, Coach Kidd will personally donate $5,000 […]

Nominate favorite educators for award

Nominate favorite educators for award

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is soliciting nominations for its annual Teacher of the Year Award. The purpose is to recognize educators K-12 who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs that are serving to improve and […]

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