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District Campuses to Serve Summer Meals

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 […]

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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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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Smith Elementary Receives ‘Green Thumb’ Grant

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Duncanville ISD – Smith Elementary School staff received a $500 grant from the Texas Retired Teachers Foundation that will allow them to beautify the school’s garden. Smith teachers Oluremi Fadahunsi, or Ms. Ojo for short, and Tara Flat-Ferguson submitted the ‘Build-a-Barrel Project’ grant earlier this year. Funds from the grant will be used to revamp the […]

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Local Election Results

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With a light turnout for Saturday’s elections, little change was made in the makeup of both the city council and the school district’s board of trustees. The only changes were in those races where the incumbents were not running for reelection. The turnout was about half of the total voters in the 2015 election in […]

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Duncanville ISD Announces New After School Program

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Beginning 2017-2018 Duncanville ISD is partnering with Right at School to provide after-school programs at four elementary schools. Acton, Bilhartz, Hastings and Hyman will offer after-school care on school days until 6:00 p.m. Before-school care may be offered at campuses if there is an identified need. Trained Right at School staff offer enrichment for students […]

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