District Accolades | December 2017

December 2017 Board Meeting

Congratulating the Dallas ISD Principals of the Year: Laura Garza from Annie Webb Blanton Elementary and Danielle Petters from H. Grady Spruce High School.

I would like to congratulate Mr. Akash Patel, Spanish teacher at Thomas J. Rusk Middle School for being selected as a TOP 50 Finalist of the Global Teacher Prize from over 10,000 teachers worldwide. This is an annual $1 million teaching prize that recognizes a classroom teacher who exemplifies global citizenship teaching and learning.

Congratulations to Stevens Park Elementary. The schools celebrated the dedication of its new learning garden last week. The garden is made possible thanks to support from the Stevens Park Estes, Stevens Park Village and the Old Oak Cliff Heritage Society. Many thanks to each of these valuable partners.

Kudos to Robert T. Hill Middle School students who won the poster contest for the 2017 Mayor’s Race. They’ll use the $200 prize money to support physical education programs at the school.