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DHS Collegiate Academy Celebrates Official Reveal

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Duncanville ISD – This morning, Duncanville High School invited members of the community, local dignitaries and the media to show off the renovated space where Collegiate Academy students are getting a head start on their college careers. The renovation of meeting rooms above the DHS library now provides students a space designed just for them. […]

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DISD Board Names Director of Assessment and Accountability

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Stephanie Bonneau was announced as Duncanville ISD’s new Director of Assessment and Accountability at last week’s Board of Trustees meeting. Bonneau comes to the district from Arlington ISD where she most recently served as the Assistant Principal of Advanced Academics at Seguin High School. Prior to Arlington ISD, Bonneau worked in Mansfield ISD as a […]

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Middle School Bands Receive National Recognition

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Duncanville ISD – Reed and Kennemer Middle Schools are continuing the tradition of excellence in Duncanville ISD’s band program. Reed’s Symphonic I Band and Kennemer’s Symphonic 2 Band received Commended Winner in The Foundation for Music Education’s 2017 Mark of Excellence contest. It is an elite honor granted to the top bands in their classification […]

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DHS Alum Gives Back to Community

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Duncanville ISD – If you want to catch up with Kasey Cheshier, you’ll have to be quick. The Duncanville High School graduate divides his days between running the iconic Ben Franklin Apothecary and Kitchens Deli in downtown Duncanville, serving with several community groups, training for marathons, and spending time with his wife and three young […]

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DHS Students Donate Blood for Hurricane Victims

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Duncanville ISD – Students and staff at Duncanville High School gave of themselves Friday to help those hurting in south Texas following the impact of Hurricane Harvey. Student Council, under the direction of DHS Chemistry teacher David Womack, held its first blood drive of the year just in time to respond to an increased need […]

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Collegiate Academy Student Chooses Both Academics & Sports

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Duncanville ISD – Kaleb Berry has lived in Duncanville for 10 years, but he has never attended a Duncanville ISD school until now. He is one of 126 students who make up the inaugural class of Duncanville High School’s Collegiate Academy. For seven years, Kaleb attended private school. For the past three years, he was […]

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Students ‘Band’ Together to Donate School Supplies

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville High School’s band members are doing more than tooting their own horns for the start of the school year. During summer band camp, they collected thousands of school supplies for students at the district’s nine elementary schools. Assistant Band Director Mark Teal said the ‘BANDing Together for Success’ program, in its inaugural […]

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Duncanville High School Hosts Blood Drive for Hurricane Victims

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville High School’s Student Council, in partnership with Carter BloodCare is organizing a blood drive for Friday, September 1 to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey. More than 170 students and staff have already made appointments to donate, and Carter BloodCare is prepared to take walk-up clients on a limited basis. “What an amazing community effort by […]

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Acton Celebrates New Campus

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Duncanville ISD – In front of a packed auditorium of students, families, staff and local dignitaries, Duncanville ISD Board President Renee McNeely cut the ribbon signifying the official opening of the new Acton Elementary School. “Moving into the new school means the beginning of a new chapter,” said Acton 2017 campus Teacher of the Year, […]

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District and All Schools Received Highest TEA Rating

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Duncanville Independent School District and all schools received the highest possible rating from Texas Education Agency (TEA). The scores are a result of the 2016-2017 STAAR test results. The district’s PACE High School received a ‘Met Alternative Standard’ rating. The district also showed growth in the area of college and career readiness, demonstrating that Duncanville […]

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