Coalition of groups serve abused children

Coalition of groups serve abused children

By Rosanne Lewis Dallas CASA, along with Dallas County Child Abuse Prevention Coalition (CAPCO) partner agencies, hosted the annual Dallas County child abuse and neglect prevention awareness event featuring a moment of silence for the 13 children who died in Dallas County due to abuse or neglect during fiscal year 2023. That evening the downtown […]

Teachers win awards

Teachers win awards

Each year, the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce recognizes the top educators in East Dallas schools, K-12, who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and progressive programs that are serving to improve and promote learning. The awards are given to […]

Event ready to inspire prairie lovers

Event ready to inspire prairie lovers

Step into the vibrant world of the North Texas Blackland Prairies on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake in Dallas. Enjoy a fun, free event for families created to celebrate the beauty and splendor of the Blackland Prairies here in North Texas. Embark on […]

League provides for future leaders

League provides for future leaders

Junior League of Dallas (JLD) awarded $40,000 in collegiate scholarships to 10 college-bound women from Dallas ISD during its 11th annual Women LEAD Speech Competition and Awards Ceremony held Saturday, March 23 at JLD Headquarters. The top 10 ranked finalists were selected from a highly competitive set of 26 applicants from Emmett J. Conrad High […]

There’s a new star on the Hilltop

There’s a new star on the Hilltop

By David Mullen In three months, SMU Athletics makes the move from the American Athletic Conference (AAC) to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). One slight letter change in a conference acronym signals a red-letter milestone for the future of men’s college basketball at SMU. To that end, SMU has made a dramatic change on the […]

Mentor teaches value of trade professions

Mentor teaches value of trade professions

By Natalie Merrill Dallas resident Brian Reid knows that it takes dedication and work to achieve career success, but he also knows that it doesn’t require a college degree to get there. Reid, who now runs his own air conditioning repair company, wants to ensure that the next generation of workers know what opportunities are […]

Project-based learning helps students succeed

Project-based learning helps students succeed

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Jason Hamilton graduated from Justin F. Kimball High School in 2002 and has now come back to Dallas ISD to put his 24 years of culinary experience and 18 years as an executive chef to use in the district’s newest career and technical education initiative. Hamilton, a career and technical […]

Biomedical school inspiring future healers

Biomedical school inspiring future healers

From Staff Reports While the term “amygdala” may not bear much significance for the average person, elementary students attending Biomedical Preparatory at UT Southwestern (UTSW) understand it as the small structure inside the brain that processes emotions. Through experiential learning and the school’s partnership with the UTSW Medical Center, students easily grasp complex concepts like […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

The spring semester is in full swing, and I am proud to celebrate District 3’s students, team members and community. Their hard work and commitment to excellence is paving the way for student success and opportunities.  School Zone is back  Dallas ISD is bringing back two cherished TV programs: School Zone Dallas and Zona Escolar […]

Cash prizes available for local teachers

Cash prizes available for local teachers

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is soliciting nominations for its annual Teacher of the Year Award. The purpose is to recognize educators K-12 who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs that are serving to improve and […]

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