Wang wins scholarship

Wang wins scholarship

The International Society had their annual Cinco de Mayo party May 5 at the home of Barbara Crow. Entertainment was provided by three flamenco dancers from Flamenco Fever. The annual scholarship donation was given to Claudia Wang, a Southern Methodist University music major. Amanda Dotseth, director of the Meadows Museum, was in attendance for the […]

Community pride part of free camp’s agenda

Community pride part of free camp’s agenda

With school officially out and summer camps across the Metroplex in full swing, a special east Dallas organization is providing the summer camp experience for children who are vulnerable and/or homelessness. Interfaith Family Services’ (IFS) summer school program is a vital piece of its curriculum for children, as leaders focus on mitigating any chance of […]

Young artist ready to ‘Go everywhere!’

Young artist ready to ‘Go everywhere!’

By Gordon Shattles Sophia Wilson, an eighth-grade student at Charles M. Blalack Middle School in Carrollton, is this year’s Best of Show winner in Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) annual Student Art Contest. Sophia’s artwork, based on this year’s theme “Go here. Go there. Go everywhere” gave students from kindergarten through 12th grade an opportunity […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

The students, educators and community members of District 3 are racing to the finish line with excellence and innovation in every step. Join me in recognizing some of their many accomplishments, and remember to cheer on our graduates as they cross the graduation stage. Celebrating excellence in robotics For the first time in school history, […]

More than $40,000 raised to help women

More than $40,000 raised to help women

The Magdalen House, a nonprofit organization helping women achieve sobriety and sustain recovery from alcoholism at no cost and based on 12-Step spiritual principles, held its third annual Game, Set, Match tennis event at Lakewood Country Club on April 29. This year’s event was co-chaired by Amanda Dickstein, Sloan Looney Dix and Kate Looney Walters. […]

Y awards scholarships

Y awards scholarships

Twenty-five North Texas high school seniors will collectively receive academic scholarships of $226K during the next four years through the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Foundation. The funds are part of the 2023 Annual College Scholarship program. For more than two decades, the foundation has given nearly $4 million dollars to support area students to attend […]

‘Litter pickers’ help code compliance

‘Litter pickers’ help code compliance

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Although the litter pickers might be half their size or taller, Dallas ISD elementary students across the district are proving there are no age or height requirements to protect the planet and keep Dallas neighborhoods beautiful. Throughout the spring, several Dallas ISD elementary schools will receive visits from City of Dallas […]

Six schools now celebrating having the best

Six schools now celebrating having the best

  The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce named six Teacher of the Year recipients at their annual education luncheon held at St. John’s Episcopal School on Tuesday, April 25. 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 […]

Concert to benefit grief support

Concert to benefit grief support

On Sunday evening, April 30, Wilshire Baptist Church will present a concert of choral music to benefit the Grief and Loss Center of North Texas, a local nonprofit based at the northeast Dallas church. The concert, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in the church’s Sanctuary, will also feature songwriter and recording artist Ken Medema (pictured). […]

Broadway Dallas fosters scholarships

Broadway Dallas fosters scholarships

By Haley DiFonzo Broadway Dallas announced the 2023 nominees for the 12th Annual Broadway Dallas High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA). The awards ceremony will take place live at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Saturday, June 3.  The Broadway Dallas High School Musical Theatre Awards aim to inspire and honor excellence in high […]

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