Student shares love of STEM with children

Student shares love of STEM with children

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Abitamim Bharmal is passionate about sharing his love for 3D printing with younger generations. He’s a 17-year-old senior who spent most of his summer earnings on upgrading the makerspaces and STEM labs at several Dallas ISD elementary schools. Bharmal is a student at the School for the Talented and Gifted at […]

Retrobots continue strong tradition

Retrobots continue strong tradition

The Woodrow Wilson Robotics team 13916, better known as the Retrobots, captured first place out of 28 teams at a recent district qualifier to advance to the regional competition on Feb. 15th. The Retrobots are continuing a strong tradition of success from the STEM and robotics program at Woodrow Wilson high school. Go, Retrobots! — […]

Students train with acclaimed directors

Students train with acclaimed directors

By Gigi Ekstrom When the 2020 Texas Private School Music Educators Association (TPSMEA) All-State Choir took the stage at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts on January 25, two of the voices showcased belonged to Lakehill juniors Sophia Ganson and Asher Chamoy. Being selected for the TPSMEA All-State Choir is the highest honor […]

Let Troop 43 do the cooking!

Let Troop 43 do the cooking!

From Staff Reports The second annual BBQ Fundraiser benefiting the Assist the Officer (ATO) Foundation and Boy Scouts of America Troop 43 camp programs is now underway. The Assist the Officer Foundation provides financial assistance to officers who are facing the loss of income due to a serious injury, life-threatening illness or other catastrophic event. […]

Students awarded for character traits, academics

Students awarded for character traits, academics

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented its monthly student awards to four Lake Highlands High School students at its January 10 meeting. Character Counts awards are presented each month to two students who display outstanding character traits at school and in the community. Youth of the Month awards go to students who excel in […]

Harris wins for ‘vision’

Harris wins for ‘vision’

An inspiring speech from fifth-grader Colin Harris earned him first place in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition. Harris (pictured above), who attends J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard, competed alongside seven other outstanding fourth- and fifth-grade students at the Jan. 17 competition. The students shared their original speeches addressing a question: […]

Assistant principal remembered for heart

Assistant principal remembered for heart

By Victor R. Aves During a misty rain on Friday, Jan. 10, members of the JL Long Middle School family, students, teachers, parents and administrators gathered to honor one of their own with a scheduled balloon release. The balloon release was in honor of Ms. Wilma King, who passed away on December 19. A total […]

Lakehill gives back

Lakehill gives back

By Gigi Ekstrom The Lakehill cafeteria was home to a multi-generational celebration on Friday, Dec. 13. The annual Holiday Luncheon, a much anticipated tradition for many elderly residents of East Dallas and the Lakehill family itself, enables members of the senior class, along with their parents and class sponsors, to join forces with members of […]

Students win awards before holidays

Students win awards before holidays

Each month during the school year, the Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presents four awards to students at Lake Highlands High School (LHHS). Character Counts (CC) awards are presented to students who display outstanding character traits at school and in the community. Youth of the Month (YOM) awards are presented to seniors who excel in […]

District 3 principal wins national award

District 3 principal wins national award

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3 It takes a team — teachers, support staff, parents and students — for a school to be successful, but it can’t happen without leadership and vision. That is what Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School Principal Sandra Barrios (pictured below) has brought to the school, and it has […]