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DISD Students Sign on for Hour of Code 2017

DISD Students Sign on for Hour of Code 2017

Duncanville ISD – Duncanville ISD students joined in the global learning event known as ‘Hour of Code’ on Thursday, December 7. High school students assisted 250 fifth graders as they explored, many for the first time, an hour long lesson on computer coding. The event kicked off with a pep rally at 9:00 a.m. at Brandenburg […]

Duncanville ISD – When Amaya Lane gets to her Chemistry class at Duncanville High School, the first thing she does is log onto the computer. That’s where her teacher, Cynthia Ivey, will provide the day’s lesson all the way from Charleston, South Carolina. “I like her. She’s a good teacher,” Amaya says. “She knows how […]

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Bus Driver Teaches Game of Life

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Duncanville ISD Informer – In a high school cafeteria filled with noisy, hungry teenagers is a corner where calm prevails. Jordan White, 16, and Donald Harris, 66, sit across a table from one another, their heads hovering over a chessboard. “I’m not all that good,” Donald Harris says. “But I know the moves.” Harris is teaching […]

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“Heart of Duncanville 5K” raises $25,000 in support of the Duncanville ISD Education Foundation

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Duncanville – Ben Franklin Apothecary hosted the 4th Annual Heart of Duncanville 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 14th encouraging folks to develop a healthy/active lifestyle and to support the Duncanville ISD Education Foundation. Participants took part in a wonderful event that included a scenic route through Downtown Duncanville & Lakeside Park, concert by the Shane […]

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Fire Calendar Features Students’ Artwork

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Duncanville ISD students in third and fourth grades created artwork for the 2018 fire department calendar. The calendars are $8, and proceeds support Parkland Hospital’s Burn Camp for kids. If you stop by City Hall and purchase a calendar you’ll be entered to win a firefighter costume. The drawing will be held Tuesday, October 24. […]

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DISD District’s Fall Magazine is Out!

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Want to catch up on everything going on at Duncanville ISD? The fall edition includes features about football Coach Reginald Samples’ historic win, DHS’s Collegiate Academy, the new Acton Elementary School and awards won by our middle school bands. There are pictures from the first day of school, Hispanic Heritage Month, and the DHS school […]

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Duncanville ISD Garden Club Grows Entrepreneurs

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Duncanville ISD – Students at Hastings Elementary School are getting their hands dirty. Last week, they planted vegetables in raised gardens behind the school. The digging and sowing followed a field trip to a local garden and then to a grocery store earlier this year. There, the young farmers evaluated the retail cost of the […]

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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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Middle School Bands Receive National Recognition

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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