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Kennemer Essay Contest Winners

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Duncanville ISD – Kennemer students took the top three awards in an essay contest sponsored by the Dallas Local Organizing Committee and Kirkwood Temple Church. The essay theme was “Young and Powerful Leaders.” The Kennemer students won prize money totaling $600. Pictured at right are: (left to right) Madison Davis (2nd place), Jessica Washington (3rd […]

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DHS Seniors Celebrate College Commitment

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Duncanville ISD – In a cafeteria filled with balloons, family and friends gathered to celebrate Duncanville High School seniors as they signed their letters of commitment to college. Duncanville High School has 417 seniors who’ve received college acceptance letters. That group shares almost $4.5 million in academic scholarships. Jeremiah Lockhart received a scholarship funded by […]

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Reed Middle School Band Ranked ‘Superior’

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Duncanville ISD – The Reed Middle School Symphonic I Band, under the direction of Michelle Hanegan, earned a Division I rating in concert and in sight reading on April 24 at the Region 20 Concert and Sight-Reading Contest at Red Oak High School. From a field of 26 bands, Reed Middle School Symphonic I was […]

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Duncanville ISD Joins Dallas County Promise, Provides Opportunity for 2019 Seniors to Receive Free College Tuition

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Duncanville ISD – Every student in the Duncanville High School Class of 2019 will qualify for a full-tuition scholarship for an associate degree regardless of family income or grade point average. As a newly named member of the Dallas County Promise, Duncanville students will benefit from this program’s purpose – to make a community college […]

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DHS Student Council Cleans Up Highway

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Duncanville ISD -Members of the Duncanville High School Student Council spent some weekend time cleaning their designated area along FM 1382. The club does the trash pickup service several times a year through the TXDOT Adopt a Highway program. A total of 21 students volunteered.

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SkillsUSA Students Qualify for Nationals

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Duncanville ISD Informer – Duncanville ISD students showed off their technical prowess at the SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference earlier this month. Paul Martinez took first place in the state in Pin Design and will take his project to the National Leadership and Skills Conference in June. Every student who qualified for the national contest from the […]

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April Duncanville ISD Made with Pride Honorees Recognized

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Lindsay Fortner, a second grade teacher at Alexander Elementary School, was selected as the Made with Pride in Duncanville Teacher of the Month. She uses interactive lessons that engage her students’ whole selves into the lesson. Ms. Fortner makes students feel welcome and her classroom is filled with positivity and warmth. She seeks ways to […]

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Duncanville ISD Hires New Staff

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New Hardin Principal Hire Melanie Lewis joins the Duncanville ISD family as the new principal at Hardin Intermediate School. She was most recently an associate principal at Lake Ridge High School in Mansfield, but began her school career as an elementary school custodian. In between, Mrs. Lewis also served as a Spanish teacher, Title I […]

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Duncanville ISD Superintendent’s Scholars Celebrate Academic Achievement

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville ISD Superintendent Dr. Marc Smith recognized 63 students and their families last week as part of the newly-developed Superintendent’s Scholars Program. The students represent the top 40 percent in 8th, 9th and 10th grades based on their scores from the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT). The district identified and […]

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DHS Student Council Advisor Named Best in State

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville High School Student Council Advisor David Womack was named High School Advisor of the Year at the Texas Association of Student Councils’ Annual Conference. Mr. Womack, who has been the Student Council advisor at DHS for 22 years, was chosen from nearly 900 member high schools across the state of Texas. […]

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