Comanche tribal culture comes to Hill

Comanche tribal culture comes to Hill

By Joshua Ault Students at Robert T. Hill Middle School had a chance for a real encounter with the Comanche culture on April 4. Lance Tahmahkera, the great great grandson of Quanah Parker, spoke to several seventh grade classes about his legendary relative and his family’s traditions. “In this area we were the dominant tribe,” […]

Service work part of adventures in Costa Rica

Service work part of adventures in Costa Rica

While many students stay close to home for Spring Break, some desire to be more adventurous, such as traveling to a foreign country to explore a vastly different culture. Eleven freshman Spanish students from Lakehill Preparatory School, accompanied by Spanish teacher Joan Mayo and art teacher Scott Boles, experienced a 10-day adventure of a lifetime […]

DUC leaves it ‘all on the course’

DUC leaves it ‘all on the course’

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) continued its strong spring regatta season at the 2019 OKC Junior Invite, which took place in the Boathouse District on March 23. Started in 2011, this rowing competition began with four teams and has grown to include teams from across the Central Region, including Oklahoma City, St. Louis, […]

Wildcats! Save the date and nominate!

Wildcats! Save the date and nominate!

Nominations to the Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame are now open! Your participation is crucial to the continuation of this distinguished program, which seeks to recognize and celebrate Woodrow’s most talented, accomplished and civic minded. Nominations may be submitted by anyone but the deadline is May 20. Those selected for the Hall of […]

School, seeds and soil connect community

School, seeds and soil connect community

By Shelia Huffman “The 10th anniversary of the Promise of Peace Garden (POP) promises to be a year of abundance,” founder Elizabeth Dry said as she walked through the garden at Bayles Elementary naming the diverse plants that are already flourishing this spring. Tuesday morning, herbs like mint, oregano and cilantro were thriving in the […]

Students use power of poetry to win

Students use power of poetry to win

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports The inaugural Dallas ISD poetry slam was nothing short of a memorable night at the Edison Learning Center as infectious energy filled the auditorium with excited students, proud parents and supportive peers. Participating students competed for $10,000 in scholarship awards through a generous donation from business entrepreneur Roland Parrish. His charitable […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

Major Facilities Improvements Coming to  Bryan Adams High School I am proud and pleased to tell everyone that Bryan Adams High School received the Texas Education Agency’s highest rating by earning seven out of a possible seven academic distinctions. The Cougars are back on top and roaring with pride!  I am also excited to share […]

‘A Baker Weekend’ to honor Dallas legend

‘A Baker Weekend’ to honor Dallas legend

By Alayna Chabot Dallas Children’s Theater and the Baker Idea Institute convene local and national artists and residents for a new documentary, conversations, presentations and art exhibit on the legacy of Dr. Paul Baker on March 29 and 30 at Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman St., 75231, and Booker T. Washington High School for the […]

‘Living’ wax museum helps students learn history

‘Living’ wax museum helps students learn history

By Gigi Ekstrom On February 12, Lakehill’s third grade students stepped into a museum, not as visitors, but, this time, as the exhibits themselves.  To culminate a unit on influential figures in Texas history, students had the unique opportunity to bring the person they had researched to life, complete with authentic costumes, backdrops and props. […]

Swimmers headed to State

Swimmers headed to State

The Woodrow Wilson Girls swim team recently competed in the Region 5A swim meet in Lewisville and walked away with an overall second place team finish. Seven members of the Woodrow team finished 1st or 2nd in their events to qualify for the State meet in Austin this month. Qualifying team members included Irina Starostin […]