District Accolades | April 2018

April 2018 Board Meeting

Sixty-two graduating seniors in were recognized with Superintendent’s Scholarships worth $2,500 to go toward college expenses. Students are selected based on need, character, grades, recommendations and the promise of future success. The scholarships are funded with proceeds from the annual Superintendent’s Golf Tournament.

Congratulations the 4,600 students in grades 7 through 12 who were recognized for their academic achievements earlier this month at the Scholars Recognition Ceremony. These students were honored for meeting the college and career readiness level on PSAT, SAT, ACT, or scored in the 95th percentile on STAAR.

More than 2,400 elementary students from 104 schools competed in the Dallas ISD Elementary UIL A+ Spring Academic Competition earlier this month. The competition included chess, dictionary skills, social studies, and there’s now a category on storytelling.

Dallas ISD has an Athletic Hall of Fame, and we are inducting the inaugural class Friday, May 4 at the American Airlines Center. The first class consists of: Tim Brown, Ernie Banks, Davey O’Brien, Chryste Gaines Courtney, Fran Harris, Freddie James, Michael Carter, Larry Johnson, Jerry Rhome and Dave Stallworth. Tickets are on sale now. You can find more information on our website.