Senior class passes on traditions to students

Senior class passes on traditions to students

Lakehill seniors are rapidly approaching the end of their high school careers. On April 26, they had the opportunity to slow things down a bit and celebrate the journey that has brought them to this point as Lakehill celebrated Senior Day. Seniors began their day with a catered breakfast in the cafeteria with their parents. […]

Success, one step at a time

Success, one step at a time

Christmas came early for students at Barbara Jordan Elementary School, as they were given a gift to help them thrive in confidence — a new pair of shoes. Shoes That Fit partnered with the Bosse Companies to donate more than 120 pairs of shoes and socks to help students stay happy, healthy and positive. Karen […]

Teachers shown as noble agents of change

Teachers shown as noble agents of change

From Dallas Teachers Speak Staff Reports Tuesday May 7 is National Teachers Day. Dallas Teachers Speak project is a city-wide art exhibit that strives to change the narrative about teachers and the profession of teaching. It is a joint initiative of 29 Pieces, a Dallas based arts organization, the University of North Texas at Dallas […]

Creative students reveal the tale of Oz

Creative students reveal the tale of Oz

By Gene Wilson III First Baptist Academy Theater Club recently presented the favorite musical tale of Dorothy and friends from “The Wizard of Oz.”  The musical was based on the hit film that was nominated for several Academy Awards upon its release, including Best Picture and Visual Effects. Did you know 2019 is the 80th […]

Trailblazing scholarship endowed at UNT

Trailblazing scholarship endowed at UNT

CASTLEBERRY PEACE INSTITUTE By Rebecca Aguilar Peacemakers Inc. honored donors, supporters and volunteers who have supported the existence of the Castleberry Peace Institute (CPI) at the University of North Texas. Author and journalist Vivian Castleberry had a vision for peace in the world. In 2010, the institute was established in her name and since then […]

Student athletes ready to take next step

Student athletes ready to take next step

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill held a special ceremony on April 3, to honor seniors Connor Alexander and Ben Palmer, who announced that they will continue their varsity athletic pursuits at the college level. Alexander will row for the Varsity Club team at Lehigh University, while Palmer will join the Southern Methodist University’s Mustangs football team […]

Elegance meets rock ‘n roll during event

Elegance meets rock ‘n roll during event

WHITE ROCK HOME TOUR By Alyson Black Mark your calendars to see some of the most beautiful, and unique, homes in the  area. The 14th annual White Rock Home Tour is on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28 from noon-5 p.m. Since 2006, the White Rock Home Tour (WRHT) has showcased mid-century modern and contemporary modern […]

Spotlight on Conrad High School

Spotlight on Conrad High School

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3 There are countless wonderful things happening in Dallas ISD, the most improved school district in the state. I want to dedicate today’s column to highlighting some of the amazing happenings at Emmett J. Conrad High School in Vickery Meadow.   The students at Conrad come from all […]

Booker T. student’s artwork wins

Booker T. student’s artwork wins

By Mark Ball DART’s newest Student Art Contest winner, Sarah Thigpen, of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas ISD), showed off her winning entry to fellow students with a bus wrapped in her artwork.    The ninth grader’s poster was chosen as Best in Show for 2019. Thigpen received […]

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,” […]