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Advantage Academy Set for Renovations at Their North Duncanville Campus

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Advantage Academy – In May of this year, the Dallas City Council approved Advantage Academy to expand and renovate their Dallas campus located at 4009 Joseph Hardin Drive, Dallas, TX 75236. This was the first of four campuses that Advantage Academy operates. Advantage Academy has been rated BBB- financial rating for the past 5 years […]

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2017-2018 Student Calendar Available for Planning

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The 2017-2018 Student Calendar is posted on the website under “Quick Links” and can be accessed by clicking here. The calendar was approved by the Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees in March. Duncanville ISD received a District of Innovation designation after the 2017-2018 calendar was approved. With this designation, more flexibility will be available to […]

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Valedictorian and Salutatorian Share School, Friendship

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Duncanville ISD – It’s typical for the top graduating seniors to be separated by fractions of points. But the two young ladies who will represent Duncanville High School as valedictorian and salutatorian have much more in common than test scores and grade point averages. For the Class of 2017, Corinne Daniels is the valedictorian and […]

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District Campuses to Serve Summer Meals

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Duncanville ISD – Summer meals will be available for free for kids 18 years and younger at three of the district’s schools: June 8 – July 27, 2017 Monday – Thursday (Closed July 3-4 for holidays) Breakfast: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Duncanville High School (Breakfast & Lunch) Kennemer Middle […]

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Graduating Senior Applies for 70 Scholarships, Funds First Year of College

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Duncanville ISD – Carlynn Greene is proof that persistence pays off. During the past six months, the Duncanville High School senior has applied for more than 70 scholarships. To keep track of them, she had to create a spreadsheet. Carlynn is being rewarded for her hard work and dedication. She already knows she will receive […]

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District of Innovation

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Duncanville ISD is now a District of Innovation. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the plan Monday. The designation provides more local control and decision-making power regarding the school calendar, length of the instructional day and staffing. The District of Innovation Advisory Committee included teachers, parents, administrators, business and community members. They provided input for […]

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Hundreds of DHS Seniors Celebrate College Decisions

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For graduating seniors and their families, it is a special day when a student announces his or her college choice. Making that announcement has become a rite of passage for seniors, along with prom, senior trips and graduation. This year, Duncanville High School staff helped more than 240 seniors formalize their announcement at the first […]

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Seniors Walking Across College Stage Before Receiving High School Diploma

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Duncanville ISD – Eighteen-year-old Melissa Perez has designed her dream home using professional software in her Architectural Drafting class at Duncanville High School. Before she graduates from DHS in a few weeks, she’ll walk the stage at Mountainview College to collect two professional certifications. Melissa is on her way to seeing her personal and professional […]

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DHS Band Earns 39th Sweepstakes Award

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville Band program continued its legacy of success at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) competition this spring. In April, the Duncanville High School Band earned its 39th Sweepstakes Award by combining top ratings from the UIL concert and sight-reading competition in April with the marching band’s 1st division rating earned last […]

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Congratulations 2017 District Teachers of the Year!

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville ISD celebrated their year and recognized the elementary and secondary teachers of the year. Elementary Teacher of the Year Tammy Rios, a graduate of Duncanville High School, teaches 4th grade math at Alexander Elementary School. She has been with the district for five years. Tammy’s teaching philosophy is based upon helping […]

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