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 […]

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 […]

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