Bond Voyage

  •  DeGolyer Rendering

    Bridging DeGolyer Elementary’s past and its new beginnings

    When students return for their first day of school in August, DeGolyer will hold its usual opening day ceremony, but taken up a notch. Along with Carter’s opening remarks, the band playing the school’s familiar song, the principal is excited to present the community with the new school and to cut the ribbon, he says, The first day will have alumni from all years, parents, neighbors and, of course, the students.

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  •  Career Institute South breaks ground on renovation project

    Career Institute South breaks ground on renovation project

    Charmaine & Robert Price Career Institute South recently broke ground on renovations and additions to the campus, a significant step forward in Dallas ISD’s commitment to expanding access to career-focused education.

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  •  CI North News Spotlight

    Dallas ISD launches career institutes: building new bridges to opportunity

    "Carpentry and construction, HVAC, electrical and plumbing, all the things we need in our homes," shares CI North Director Jean Laswell.  "We have aviation flight for those interested in becoming pilots. We have automotive technology. Our students are very, very fortunate because they can get started on a career before they even leave high school."

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  •  Spruce Baseball

    New Athletic facilities increase student participation

    Our goal to change the landscape of urban education means more than just building schools. Since the completion of the Bond 2015 project, some athletic programs across the district have seen a significant increase in student participation and school spirit. 

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  •  Jill Stone

    Dallas ISD using voter-approved bond money to enhance, improve campuses

    Public education is the most important infrastructure you can invest in. New schools, redesigned schools and upgraded and remodeled campuses, Dallas ISD is on a building boom using voter-approved Bond money to enhance, improve, and upgrade more than 200 campuses. There are new choice schools, reconfigured and updated high schools, a three-billion-dollar campaign to give Dallas ISD academic centers the same services found in schools in growing North Texas suburbs.

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  • Adams Groundbreaking

    John Quincy Adams Elementary Groundbreaking Ceremony

    On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, John Quincy Adams Elementary School broke ground, signifying that construction had begun. Adams Elementary takes pride in instilling in its young scholars a passion for lifelong learning through engaging and purposeful instruction. It is the first step in preparing them for the global challenges of the future.

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  •  Bedford Groundbreaking

    Breaking ground at Judge Louis Bedford, Sr. Law Academy

    On Saturday, November 11, 2023, Dallas ISD broke ground on Judge Louis Bedford, Sr. Law Academy which will serve as a legacy to Judge Bedford, the first Black judge in Dallas County and a champion for equal rights and access for all. 

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  •  Collaborative Spaces

    Working Together

    Different campuses in the Bond 2020 initiative have their own unique upgrades and builds. Most of the key components of the bond program included renovations and repairs to existing school buildings and construction of new facilities to accommodate the growing student population. One design that has been chosen by many of the new campuses, is adding collaborative learning spaces so that students can increase their peer interaction.

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  • Let the sunshine in

    There are many factors that can impact student achievement, but there’s one thing we’d like to highlight. If you’ve been to any of our bond 2015 campuses you may have noticed the large amount of light exposure. Did you know that more natural light in the classroom could improve the work being done by your students? 

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  •  Thompson

    Community Voices: BEACON OF LIGHT RETURNS TO BON TON COMMUNITY

    The new H. S. Thompson STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Academy welcomed students to their new home in January 2022. Built on the site of the previous school in the heart of the Bon Ton community of South Dallas, the $30 million campus features a two-story, 73,000 square foot building on a 5.7-acre site to include 23 core classrooms, a gymnasium that doubles as a storm shelter, library/media center, 7 science classrooms, special education classrooms, art classroom, music classroom, dance classroom, Maker space, flex spaces, and exterior play areas.  In the center of the building you find the Jacqueline Mixon Cafetorium complete with light and sound systems, stage storage, equipment room, and multipurpose room.  The space was named for Jacqueline Mixon, the grassroots community leader who spearheaded the campaign to have the campus reopened after its closure in 2011.

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