Murski welcomed as new head of school

Murski welcomed as new head of school

Dallas Academy is honored to announce Elizabeth Murski, M.Ed, LPC as Head of School. Murski (pictured) is Dallas Academy’s eighth head of school in the 54 year history as the original learning difference school in Texas. Since arriving in 2005, Murski has distinguished herself as a respected leader and visionary for the faculty and school. […]

Mentorship program proves successful

Mentorship program proves successful

By Harriet P. Gross With the ending of the school year, White Rock Rotary announced the winners of its six Molotsky Scholarships for 2019. They are given annually to graduating seniors at Lake Highlands High School in memory of the late Leonard Molotsky, a club member who served for more than a decade as deputy […]

New ways to protect yourself, and home, from scams

New ways to protect yourself, and home, from scams

By Stephan Sardone You hear the reports on local news outlets much too often. Recently, in Tarrant County, a “scam” contractor was sentenced to 47 years in jail for bilking thousands of dollars from unsuspecting clients according to a report on WFAA-TV Channel 8. One person was a victim of a cold call just a […]

Local gathering sets tables for Rowan

Local gathering sets tables for Rowan

Join a local farm-to-table dinner dedicated to goodness at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 9 at Trinity Groves. Enjoy cocktails and live music in support of the Collier Family and baby Rowan (pictured above), who is fighting Pediatric Endstage Liver Disease. All proceeds from the Gathering for Goodness event go directly to Rowan and his […]

Lakehill Warrior soars like an Eagle

Lakehill Warrior soars like an Eagle

By Gigi Ekstrom For anyone involved in Boy Scouts, the pinnacle of achievement is to be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. It requires sustained and diligent work to earn the many required merit badges and the completion of a major community service project. Only four percent of Scouts obtain the rank of Eagle.  Lakehill, […]

Military animals remembered for service

Military animals remembered for service

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Animals have been used to wage wars for thousands of years. Starting in about 1500 BC, horses were first used to pull chariots in battle. Around 900 BC, warriors commonly rode horses into battle. Throughout the years, horses have played several important roles in military history, including transportation, reconnaissance missions, cavalry […]

Police Chief inspires scouts to excel

Police Chief inspires scouts to excel

By Lowry Manders The Girl Scouts of America had a very successful event this week for Service Unit 165. It was their first ever speaker event kickoff with Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall for the unit’s “3C’” Summer Book Club.  The idea behind this event and the book club is to hold up true female […]

LHHS students receive Lee Scholarships

LHHS students receive Lee Scholarships

Scholarship awards of $5,000 each have been presented to two Lake Highlands High School (LHHS) seniors in memory of Melinda Lee, a 1992 graduate of LHHS. Both are honor graduates who will attend Texas Tech University this fall. Marcelo Uribe has received the Melinda Lee Texas Tech Endowed Scholarship. He is a member of the […]

Chamber hosts hopefuls

Chamber hosts hopefuls

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is holding a City of Dallas Mayoral Run-Off Candidate Forum luncheon on May 31. Mayoral candidates Eric Johnson (pictured above, right) and Scott Griggs will be in attendance. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., with the luncheon at noon. Tickets are $35 for chamber members and $40 for guests. […]

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