6:00 PM - 7:00 PM College and Career Resources on the Web
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Love Conquers All for Grandparents Raising Grandkids
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM The Power of Two Languages
The Experimental Rocketry Club at Tom C. Gooch Elementary conducted its fifth annual rocket launch on Wednesday, May 22. The day capped a nearly four-week study involving model rockets and integrating science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) and social studies lessons.
The deadline to apply for the Junior League of Dallas Grants for Innovative Teaching has been extended. Dallas ISD teachers now have until 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, to apply for the 2013-2014 grants sponsored by Texas Instruments.
Students from 10 Dallas ISD schools participated in the district's annual Model United Nations Conference on Tuesday, May 21, at Ellis Davis Field House, coordinated by the Dallas ISD Social Studies Department.
Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles and members of the Board of Trustees greeted and congratulated 60 graduating seniors selected to receive $2500 scholarships at the annual Superintendent’s Scholarship Reception on Monday, May 20, at Emmett J. Conrad High School.
Hundreds of students from 17 Dallas ISD schools participated in the Little Kids Rock music program on Saturday, May 18, at Seagoville High School to showcase their musical skills in the fifth annual Dallas Jam Summit, sponsored by Little Kids Rock.
Dallas ISD’s high school graduations held at Ellis Davis Field House and Alfred J. Loos Athletic Complex will be streamed at www.dallasisd.org/graduations, and will be televised live on Time Warner Cable and U-verse.
Spring can bring extreme weather conditions as seen recently in surrounding cities. Dallas ISD is committed to keeping students and staff safe during inclement weather situations and is encouraging parents to take advantage of communication tools designed to keep them connected with the district in emergency situations.
Dallas ISD high school students who meet certain academic, attendance and behavioral requirements this year will be allowed to end the school year early on May 30. All other high school students will have eight additional days of targeted instruction with June 12 being their last day of school. June 13 will be a work day for teachers before they leave for summer break.
An iPad and money for a teacher to use in the classroom are among the prizes available to the winner of The Time Now PSA student video contest promoting the importance of being in school from the first day on Aug. 26, 2013. The contest is open to all Dallas ISD High School students.
Donate a gently used musical instrument to benefit Dallas ISD, and receive a free ticket to Barry Manilow's May 17 concert at Verizon Theatre.