Where is Hermey when I need him?

Where is Hermey when I need him?

By Nancy Black I answered my own question before I even finished asking it. This was all in my head, mind you. “Does anyone really like going to the dentist?” The answer was yes. I actually do know someone who loves to go to the dentist. He goes in for cleanings every three months like […]

Comerica becomes Fairy Godmother

Comerica becomes Fairy Godmother

Comerica Bank is hosting its fifth annual Prom Dress Drive, benefitting Dallas CASA and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, during the month of February. Five Dallas-area Comerica banking centers will serve as drop-off locations for new or gently-used, cleaned formal dresses and accessories. Donations will benefit local teen girls, who otherwise may […]

Love birds really do mate for life

Love birds really do mate for life

By Dr. Beth Leermakers “Love is in the air.” Swans, doves and lovebirds are popular décor themes at weddings, where the newlyweds may be described as “lovebirds.” The earliest association between St. Valentine’s Day and romantic love comes from a 14th century poem by Chaucer about birds. The poem, called the “Parliament of Fowls,” describes […]

Perot Museum reveals polished up Gem Hall

Perot Museum reveals polished up Gem Hall

By Taylor Mayad Continuing its commitment to keep content relevant and exciting, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science unveiled a refreshed Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall this week.  Enhancements to the Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall include a redesigned floor plan and new opportunities to educate and engage guests while highlighting one-of-a-kind […]

Students’ dedication honored

Students’ dedication honored

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill has a long tradition of community service with students who give generously of their time and talents to make an impact on their communities. Three Upper School students, juniors Anders Ekstrom and Lindsey Evans, and senior Kate Langley were recently selected as honorees in the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program […]

Family tradition lives on through King

Family tradition lives on through King

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports The winner of the 27th annual Dallas Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Competition is Jasira King, a fourth-grader at William Brown Miller Elementary School. Competitors write, memorize and deliver the speeches based on the theme. This year, students were asked to provide their takes on “What would Dr. Martin Luther King […]

Hairballs are not always harmless

Hairballs are not always harmless

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Aaaccckkk. If you’re a cat parent, you probably dread hearing that hacking, retching sound your cat makes before she throws up a hairball — usually at 2 am. Although they’re fairly common, hairballs that occur frequently are not normal for a healthy cat. Cats’ digestive systems are built to handle the […]

Students help others experience eclipse

Students help others experience eclipse

By Devon West It was a dark and chilly Sunday night. Minus a few weak flashlights, the cold, concrete overlook was illuminated by the full supermoon. The lake gave off a dim reflection of the moon. With the help of three Bishop Lynch High School students (Gregory Little, Jackson Reed and Devon West), visitors to […]

Lakehill students have a way with words

Lakehill students have a way with words

By Gigi Ekstrom Fifth grade student Cece Degeyter claimed the top spot in Lakehill Preparatory School’s Spelling Bee on January 9, correctly spelling lobelia.* She edged out fourth grader Rygel Farr, who claimed second, going out on proboscis.  Forty-five students in grades four through eight competed in the event. Henry Bennion was the last sixth […]

Pets depending on kind-hearted people

Pets depending on kind-hearted people

By Dr. Beth Leermakers He followed me home. Can we keep him? Unfortunately, loose dogs and cats are all too common in Dallas. Thirteen-hundred sixty-one dogs and 88 cats were impounded from the field by Dallas Animal Services (DAS) in November 2018.  On December 26, a big, long-haired dog followed me and my foster dogs […]