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  • Jaguar Journal

    Click on the JAGUAR to view the December 16 issue of the Jaguar Journal.

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    Dunbar had an exciting day Tuesday,December 9, READING WITH THE PROS! thanks to the Wade Smith Foundation. Wade Smith a former offensive linesman for the Houston Texans, along with his mother, and other former NFL players, Shaun Smith, Patrick Crayton, Dante Wesley, and Akin Ayodele read to our Dunbar Scholars and hosted an assembly program. Additionally, Bernadette Nutall, District 9 Trustee, Dallas Mogul Eddie Deen, and Dallas District 7 Representative Tiffinni Young joined us for an exciting day of reading!! A BIG THANKS to the Wade Smith Foundation, NFL former players, Wells Fargo volunteers, and all participants of this reading event.

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  • Dunbar Winter Break Program

    Dunbar's Choir, led by Music Instructor Ms. Demni, performed at our December PTA Meeting. Also on program were the Praise Dancers and Mime performers, led by Instructional Coach, Ms. Horton. The scholars performances were awesome!!

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  • Dunbar Hosts District-Wide Annual Geography Bowl

    CONGRATULATIONS to Amiha Young, Marcus Jemerson, Jeremiah Horn, and Taylor Turner who represented Dunbar well during the 1st Annual District-Wide Geography Bowl hosted at Dunbar Saturday, December 6! Out of 151 elementary schools, Dunbar placed 3rd in the competition!! Way to go Jaguars!! Keep up the Great Work!!

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  • Storybook Character Day at Dunbar

    Students and staff took part in the Dallas Reads Storybook Character Day, where students and staff dressed up as a storybook character. What can we say? We had fun and we'll do it again for Storybook Character Day 2015!

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  • And the winner is...

    5th Grader Artanique Moody. Artanique won 1st place in the recent Spelling Bee Contest and will advance to the next level. Way to go, Artanique!!!

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  • We're Peacock Proud...

    of our Dunbar scholars who participated in the Earning by Learning Fall Program. Dunbar scholars took over 1700 quizzes. Congratulations to top EBL scholar, Julyssa Olguin, who won a bike and helmet for coming in 1st place by successfully passing the most quizzes.

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  • Jaguar
    Paul Laurence Dunbar IMAGINE 2020 School
    Our New School Motto:
    "Preparing Scholars and Producing Leaders"
    School Hours:    7:55 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
    2nd Six Weeks Begins:  October 6, 2014
    2nd Six Weeks Ends:     November 7, 2014
    3rd Six Weeks Begins:  November 11, 2014
    3rd Six Weeks Ends:  December 19, 2014

    winter break
    Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
    December 22 - January 2, 2015

    This week Dunbar scholars will take ACPs to assess what they have learned. The ACP schedule is listed below:
    Monday, Dec. 15 - Social Studies, Grades 3-5
    Tuesday, Dec.16 - Language Arts, Grades 3-5
    Wednesday, Dec. 17 - Science, Grades 3-5

     bgc christmas showcase
     The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas presents its Christmas Showcase, Wednesday, December 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

    December 17   Pre-K - 2nd Grade   1:30 p.m.
    December 18   3rd - 5th Grade        1:30 p.m.

    Earning by Learning Fall Awards Celebration will take place December 18, as part of the Awards Ceremony, which starts at 1:30 p.m.

    The Paralyzed Veterans of America will visit PPCD scholars at Paul L. Dunbar
    on December 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.

    hispanic art     
    Hispanic Heritage Drawing Contest 2015  for Youth Ages 7-18
    Create a masterpiece for this year's theme: "Folktales and Myths of the Hispanic World". All entries must be received by March 7, 2015. For more info. contact the Dallas Library at 214-670-1671 or visit for a registration form.

    Do you have a 3 or 4-year old child?  Do you want your child to be suceessful in school?  Are you willing to spend 15 minutes every day with your child?  If you answered "YES",  then HIPPY is for you!  HIPPY is a FREE Dallas ISD program that will provide you with:  *An instructor that will show you how to work with your child; *Children's books, crayons, scissors, and shapes; *Weekly lesson packets to help you teach your child; *Meetings once a month at Dunbar Learning Center for ideas on parenting as well as various workshops; *Special events and educational field trips
    For more information on the HIPPY Program, visit

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  • Take the Public School Choice Survey Public School Choice Survey
    Dallas ISD is seeking your input to tell us what kinds of schools should be added for our students. Take our community survey.

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