Free clothes for a PROMise to stay drug free

Free clothes for a PROMise to stay drug free

By June Deibel The Alliance on Underage Drinking (ALOUD) and The Council on Alcohol & Drugs are pleased to open registration for the 17th Annual BuzzFree PROMises Dress & Suit Giveaway to be held on Saturday, March 24 at the Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy, 1700 E. Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, 75241. Check-in will begin […]

Young engineers build bridges at Perot

Young engineers build bridges at Perot

In the bridge-building “battle of the junior engineers” held at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this week, it was the “Excellent Engineers” team — with students from The Hockaday School and St. Philip’s School and Community Center — who came out on top. Female engineer Dr. Menzer Pehlivan, star of the “Dream Big […]

Abbott vows to ‘keep our students safe’

Abbott vows to ‘keep our students safe’

Superintendent threatens to suspend students who demonstrate against gun violence during school hours By Rishika Dugyala The Texas Tribune Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday ordered the Texas Education Agency to take action to ensure the safety of the state’s students following last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead. In […]

Local teacher brings global learning home

By Sujata Dand There’s no way to avoid learning some Spanish in Akash Patel’s class at Rusk Middle School in Dallas. “In my school, I want to inspire my kids on a daily basis and be like — hey look, I’m not Hispanic. My family is from India and I moved to the United States […]

Students earn chance to study acting abroad

Students earn chance to study acting abroad

By Gigi Ekstrom Members of Lakehill Preparatory School’s Shakespeare and Friends Club competed in the school’s third English-Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition on Jan. 24. Seniors Reese Brown and Warren Lester, junior Justin Reed, sophomores Elizabeth Blanchard and Jonah Shaw, and freshmen Asher Chamoy and Keegan Clendenin each performed a 20-line monologue from a […]

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