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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees approved a measure to call a Tax Ratification Election (TRE) on September 8.  At yesterday’s board meeting, the trustees unanimously voted in favor of allowing voters to decide how to proceed with the TRE, or Penny Swap as it’s more commonly called. The Penny Swap would generate […]

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Duncanville ISD – Two Acton Elementary Pre-K students won the district’s word bee. The students were quizzed on their recognition of sight words. Amy Mbitse won the English word bee and Adrian Ramirez won the bilingual word bee.

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Duncanville ISD – Students in 3rd – 6th grade gathered at Duncanville High School recently to compete in what amounts to the Superbowl of math: Mathmania. The day-long event involved multiple rounds of problem solving and teamwork. Here are this year’s results: 3rd grade: 1st place: Central; 2nd place: Hastings; 3rd place: Acton 4th grade: […]

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DHS Class of 2018 Celebrates Graduation

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville High School Class of 2018 graduated Friday evening at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. The class included more than 800 graduates. Three students earned an associate degree along with their diploma through the district’s partnership with Mountain View College. Students also earned 65 professional certifications including those […]

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Valedictorian Completes Education Palestinian Parents Could Not

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Duncanville ISD – Hannah Ismail comes from a large family. She is the seventh daughter of Palestinian immigrants. Hannah’s parents did not complete their high school education because the increasing violence in their home country forced their school to close. When her family arrived in the United States, Hannah’s parents emphasized the importance of education. […]

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Duncanville ISD Honors 2018 District Teachers of the Year

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Duncanville ISD – Every year, Duncanville ISD selects its District Teachers of the Year. The candidates undergo interviews and a rigorous selection process after being chosen by their coworkers as campus teachers of the year. Awards at the district level are given to one teacher from elementary education and one from secondary education. The 2018 District […]

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Top DHS Graduates Aspire to Engineering, Medical Careers

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Hannah Ismail – Class of 2018, Valedictorian Hannah Ismail Hannah Ismail comes from a large family. She is the seventh daughter of Palestinian immigrants. Hannah’s parents did not complete their high school education because the increasing violence in their home country forced their school to close. When her family arrived in the United States, Hannah’s […]

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Duncanville ISD Names New Leadership Appointees

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville ISD recently named the following appointees for leadership positions within the district. New Chief Technology Officer Introduced Shawntee’ Cowan was selected to be the district’s Chief Technology Officer. She has served in that position in an interim capacity since September 2017. Ms. Cowan has been with Duncanville ISD since November […]

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Penny Swap: Duncanville ISD Tax Ratification Election

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Penny Swap: Your tax rate stays the same; schools receive more funding. Duncanville ISD – Duncanville ISD is considering an election that could generate an additional $5.2 million each year without increasing the school tax rate. A Tax Ratification Election (TRE), which we’re calling a Penny Swap, allows voters to consider making changes to part of […]

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DHS Graduates Receive Degree Before High School Diploma

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Duncanville ISD – Three Duncanville High School seniors already have one graduation under their belts even though they don’t receive their high school diplomas until June 1. Bryar Fuentes, Terah Johnson and Oscar Soto received their associate degrees from Mountain View College in early May. Completing the first two years of college while attending high […]

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