District Accolades | March 2018

March 2018 Board Meeting

Three senior dance students and an alumnus from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts have been accepted to Juilliard next year: Erin Brothers, Luke Qualls, Eleni Loving, and Jada German.

The Discover Summer Fair takes place April 7 at Conrad High School. About 4,000 parents attended last year’s event to get information about quality, free or low-cost summer camp options for their children. Dallas ISD is partnering again with Big Thought and Dallas City of Learning to showcase all the opportunities available this summer.

Congratulations to the Winnetka Elementary robotics students who advanced to the VEX IQ Robotics World Championship competition in Kentucky next month. They have two teams that will be competing.

More than 500 district students participated in the Futsal program this year. Two teams emerged from the sixth-grade tournament to advance to the global competition held at Disney World this summer. Congratulations to District 7’s L.V. Stockard Middle School and District 8’s Spence Middle School.

The Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy’s Presidential Jazz Band entertained a sold-out crowd on March 8 at the AT&T Performing Arts Center before “A Conversation with Michelle Obama.”