• Academic UIL

    Students compete in a variety of academic activities against students across the district.

    Who: 2nd-8th Grades

    When: Thursdays, Bi-Weekly

    Contact: Katie Bowery, kbowery@dallasisd.org 



    The purpose of TMSCA is to enhance competition in UIL Math & Science contests through grade level and team competition. Contests include Number Sense, Calculator, Mathematics, and Science.

    Who: 4th-5th Grades

    When: Thursdays, Weekly

    Contact: Cecilia Juarez-Villeseñor, CJUAREZVILLASENOR@dallasisd.org 


    Lone Star Challenge

    Lone Star is a theme-based four-event scholastic team competition wherein 4th, 5th and 6th grade students match their intellect with students from other schools. Nine-member teams are comprised of: 3 Fourth Grade Students; 3 Fifth Grade Students; and 3 Sixth Grade Students.

    Who: 4th-6th Grades

    When: TBD, Bi-Weekly


    Destination Imagination

    The Destination Imagination program is a fun, hands-on system of learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity through open-ended academic challenges in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, fine arts and service learning.

    Who: Kinder-8th Grades

    When: Mondays, Weekly

    Contact: Catherine Ruiz, CATRUIZ@dallasisd.org 



    Students will participate in Dallas Urban Debate Alliance and attend debate tournaments under the World Schools debate format, where they will debate topics related to student interests in an engaged setting.

    Who: 6th-8th Grades

    When: Tuesdays, Weekly

    Contact: Nancy Arteaga-Gonzalez, narteagagonzalez@dallasisd.org 

                   Maria Lopez Guzman, mlopezguzman@dallasisd.org 


    Chess Club

    Students learn to play chess, do chess puzzles, compete in tournaments, and play peers in person or online. No experience necessary. Middle school and elementary will alternate bi-weekly.

    Who: Kinder-8th Grades

    When: Mondays, Bi-Weekly

    Contact: Bridget Guerrero, BRGUERRERO@dallasisd.org 

                   Kristan Salas, ksalas@dallasisd.org