RoboChargers win state championship

RoboChargers win state championship

EMMETT J. CONRAD HIGH SCHOOL From Dallas ISD Staff Reports For the first time in school history, the Emmett J. Conrad High School RoboChargers have been crowned UIL Robotics State Champions, after competing with 80 of the highest-ranked teams in Texas. Despite an initial tournament record of 8-4, the RoboChargers rallied for a 10-match winning streak […]

Book advocate to visit Dallas

Book advocate to visit Dallas

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK By Mary Wilonsky John Chrastka, one of the country’s leading experts on and advocates for public libraries, will be visiting Dallas as part of National Library Week activities in April.  Chrastka, the founder and executive director of EveryLibrary, will speak at a public event on the challenges and opportunities facing our libraries.  […]

Teacher transforms students through robotics

Teacher transforms students through robotics

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Omar Cortez has been a key player in transforming the robotics program during the past three years at the School for the Talented and Gifted in Pleasant Grove. In his first year on campus, he said he was so excited to start competing that he entered a robotics competition before there […]

Safety laws save lives

Safety laws save lives

By Jeff Salzgeber At just 14 years old, Alexei Bauereis was struck and killed while walking his bike across a crosswalk in Austin, cutting short his young life and promising ballet career. “He was on the verge of that stage where you find out how you stack up against professionals,” Alexei’s dad Eric Bauereis said. […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Spring is in the air, and District 3 is celebrating with innovation. Thank you to all the students, families and team members who show up every day ready to pursue excellence. Robotics take flight with aerial drone competition   The Computer Science and Technology team at Dallas ISD hosted the Aerial Drone Competition at Alex […]

Dallas ISD teacher makes mental health a priority

Dallas ISD teacher makes mental health a priority

D.A. Hulcy STEAM Middle School teacher Rebekah Jean thought she wanted to be a doctor until one student changed her life forever. She was volunteering in preschool classrooms during college when she met a child who she said had “a lot of anxiety with reading and writing — to the point that he would start […]

Teacher of the Year nominations sought

Teacher of the Year nominations sought

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce (GEDCC) 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 […]

Unique backgrounds help guide future

Unique backgrounds help guide future

By Katie Mudd 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, proudly announces the 2023 slate of board members. “We are beyond grateful to welcome our 2023 slate of board members,” said Lisa Kroencke, executive director of The Magdalen House. […]

Recruiting begins for spring season

Recruiting begins for spring season

From Staff Reports J.L. Long sixth grade Spring Soccer is in its 25th consecutive season and registration time is here! The league play is through the YMCA. The team is co-ed and open to anyone attending J.L. Long or any nearby school. Players can be of any skill level including beginners. Registration is now through […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

Happy New Year! With a new season upon us, District 3 is ready to reach new heights in teaching excellence, student success and community involvement. Campus Teachers of the Year Schools across Dallas ISD are honoring phenomenal teaching by celebrating their extraordinary campus teachers of the year. These teachers have 11.67 years of experience on […]

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