The Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation invites students in grades 4 through 8 to submit original essays to a prompt linked to the popular children’s book, "The Hero Two Doors Down," written by the daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson. Go here to download a flyer with an overview, entry form, the full writing prompt, submission rules and prizes.
Educators looking for ideas to get students excited about science might want to explore the offerings at Dallas ISD’s Environmental Education Center. The Center, at 1600 Bowers Road in Seagoville, is hosting a Staff Open House from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, to give educators a firsthand look at the hands-on learning experiences available to students.
Central staff employees have an opportunity to participate in a unique leadership development experience. This specially designed program will focus on the four performance domains: Culture, Talent, Impact and Stakeholders.
How familiar are you with district policies? Did you know that many district policies are outlined in brief in the employee handbook, which contains guidance on topics from compensation and benefits to requirements to report suspected child abuse? To ensure employees are familiar with this information, the district requires all employees to participate in the annual policy and compliance acknowledgement process.
The Dallas Mavericks will host Dallas ISD Friends and Family Night on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 with $5 tickets for Dallas ISD staff, teachers and students. To purchase the discounted tickets, go to Mavs.com, scroll to the Dallas ISD Firends & Family page, and purchase with the Promo Code DISD.