Basketball, TV’s Smith remains grounded by experience

Basketball, TV’s Smith remains grounded by experience

By David Mullen The Dallas Mavericks 2019-20 season begins on Tuesday, Oct. 8 with an exhibition game against the Thunder in Oklahoma City. This will be their first year without Dirk Nowitzki since 1998. While the Mavs build for the future, the NBA, because of offseason trades and free agent signings, has never been more […]

Carnival, costumes, contests raise funds

Carnival, costumes, contests raise funds

The 2019 Hexter Howl, an East Dallas tradition, is this Saturday, Oct. 5. The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. with music, a costume contest, prizes, games, food and more. The carnival, sponsored by David Collier Realtor, is a major fundraiser benefitting the Hexter Elementary’s literacy program. This year’s goal is $15K, which will help […]

GRACE LONCAR FOUNDATION

GRACE LONCAR FOUNDATION

Performances a ‘Love Letter’ to victims By Shari Goldstein Stern On Saturday, Oct. 5 the Grace Loncar Foundation will offer two performances of A.R. Gurney’s Pulitzer Prize nominated play, “Love Letters,” starring Sue Loncar and Earl Browning, Jr. at the Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts (Booker T.) at 2 […]

Students send 9/11 notes to Memorial

Students send 9/11 notes to Memorial

By Josh Ault As a seventh grade social studies teacher, I always think it is important to make history come alive for my students. I want them to know that the events I teach them happened, and it impacts their lives still today. Every September 11, I do a special lesson on the terror attacks […]

Women score at Hill

Women score at Hill

By Demarion Wreh This year, women’s rights and gender equity became a major focus as all kinds of feminist movements made headlines across the globe. This movement has made its way to Robert T. Hill during football season. All you have to do is look at the sideline and see seventh grade teacher Jennifer Saucier […]

Luncheon benefits drop-out recovery schools

Luncheon benefits drop-out recovery schools

By Raquel Henry Texans Can Academies honored longtime philanthropist Maurine Dickey, at the annual Texans Can Academies — Dallas Cares for Kids Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 20 at The Belo Mansion. The Cares for Kids luncheon is open to the public and annually recognizes individuals who exemplify family and community leadership while benefiting the students […]

Student inspired by local vet

Student inspired by local vet

By Gabriela Pataro Career Days in junior and high schools can give a glimpse of potential occupations and vocations to our youth. However, we as adults know the first time we have an interest in a particular field of work can be early in our childhood. Some of us grow up surrounded in the industry […]

New exhibit aims to inspire, educate

New exhibit aims to inspire, educate

By Becky Mayad The African American Museum, Dallas in Fair Park will present the widely acclaimed exhibition, The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection, celebrating the achievements and contributions of black Americans from 1595 to present times. Considered one of the most comprehensive surveys of African-American history and culture outside the Smithsonian Institution, the […]

CASA event set for Sept. 26

CASA event set for Sept. 26

By Rosanne Lewis Dallas CASA’s Young Professionals Voices for a Cause is a benefit concert on Sept. 26 to raise funds and awareness for Dallas CASA. Enjoy an evening at The Rustic listening to music, sampling appetizers and drinks, networking with Dallas CASA Young Professionals and supporting the work of Dallas CASA’s more than 1,400 […]

Reading Partners needs volunteers

Reading Partners needs volunteers

By Lisa Bracken “One hour can empower!” In the 2019-20 school year, Reading Partners aims to match 1060 community volunteers with 850 elementary students struggling to read in North Texas. By tutoring a student one-on-one for as little as an hour a week, volunteers can make an impact that can quite literally alter the course […]

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