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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.
The Dallas Academy Foundation (DAF) in partnership with the National Academy Foundation (NAF) will host its first Dallas Academy Awards at The Marriott Hotel, 650 North Pearl St., on Monday, May 20, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dallas ISD partners with the DAF to provide relevance, rigor and a real industry context for the district’s high school students.
As they say, everything is bigger in Texas, especially in Dallas, and thanks to Dallas ISD’s Information and Technology Services, a massive, state-of-the-art IT network is being readied. The new system, being billed as the biggest and best school district network in the United States, is expected to be completed this summer.
Hundreds of students from 17 Dallas ISD schools participating in the Little Kids Rock music program will come together from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Saturday, May 18, at Seagoville High School to showcase their musical skills in the fifth annual Dallas Jam Summit, sponsored by Little Kids Rock.
Joshua Newton, a math teacher and Math Department co-chair at the School of Science and Engineering at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center is the Dallas ISD 2013 Teacher of the Year. The announcement came Tuesday, May 14, at a reception and dinner at the Belo Mansion. The event, sponsored by Central Market, recognized the Teacher of the Year and Teacher Assistant of the Year winners and finalists.
Rose Davidson was named Dallas ISD 2013 Teacher Assistant of the Year tonight during a reception and dinner sponsored by Central Market. A graduate of Dallas ISD's Sunset High School, Davidson is a teacher assistant at Dallas Environmental Science Academy where she has served the school and community for the past year.
Trustees Nancy Bingham, District 4, Lew Blackburn, District 5, and Eric Cowan, District 7, will continue to represent their respective districts on the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees. Voters re-elected all three board members during the May 11 elections.
The George W. Bush Institute announced the selection of Ann Richards Middle School to participate in the Middle School Matters Institute, designed to improve school outcomes in the middle grades (grades 6-8) and leverage the best available research and practices to support student improvement.