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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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DHS Principal Honored as Trailblazer

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Duncanville High School Principal Tia Simmons was recognized last weekend by the South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club, receiving the organization’s Trailblazer Award for her work at DHS. Ms. Simmons said she was impressed with the amazing women being honored with this award. They include an Olympic gold medalist and others, like herself, who […]

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DHS Senior Earns Scholarships to Ivy League Universities

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Duncanville ISD – Enrique Garcia’s face lights up when he talks about where he’ll be going to college next fall. The Duncanville High School senior had his choice of Ivy League schools; he chose Cornell University. Enrique believes if he can do it, so can other DHS students. “I don’t want my classmates to be […]

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The 2017 City Officials and DISD Board of Trustee Election will be held on Saturday, May 6th

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The slate of city offices includes Councilmembers to represent At-Large, District 1, District 3 and District 5. All registered voters in the City of Duncanville will have the opportunity to vote for the At-Large position. Registered voters residing in Districts 1, 3, and 5 will also have an opportunity to vote for their respective candidates. […]

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Skills USA Competitors Qualify for Nationals

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville High School SkillsUSA students who advanced from district competitions recently competed in various state contests in Corpus Christi. Four students earned scores at the state contest that have qualified them for the National SkillsUSA contest in Louisville, Kentucky in June. View results from the state competition here. Congratulations to the following […]

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DHS Seniors Earn Associate Degrees, Forge Path for DHS Collegiate Academy Students

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Duncanville ISD – Remy Simpson and Christopher Hall will graduate from college before they walk the stage at Duncanville High School’s commencement. Both have earned an Associate of Science degree from Mountainview College during their years at DHS. They’re believed to be the first at Duncanville ISD to do both, but they will soon be […]

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Pre-K Roundup Begins Next Week

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Duncanville ISD is offering a new full day prekindergarten program for the 2017-2018 school year. Registration for all of the district’s pre-K classes will be held at the new Acton Elementary School on Tuesday, April 4, from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 5, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at 7095 Wheatland Road, Dallas. Enrollment will […]

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DHS Art Student Advances to State

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Duncanville ISD – DHS junior Hannah Ismail will compete at state following the 2017 Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) earlier this month. Her sculpture ‘Hippopotamus’ won an Area medal. Twenty-five students from the DHS Visual Arts Department competed – earning 19 medals.

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