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Construction Students Build Skills, Serve Community

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Duncanville ISD Informer – Sawdust fills the air as students work feverishly toward their deadline. The scream of the circular saw cuts through the sound of teenagers talking. Eyes are focused on measuring, marking and moving pieces of wood into place. For a second year, the young men and women in Tamara Gurnell’s construction class at […]

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Duncanville ISD Student Photographer Named Best in Nation

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A Duncanville High School student was named Best Sports Photographer in the nation by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) in its 2016 competition. Cynthia Rangel’s photograph in the Sports Reaction category took first place from an original field of approximately 300 photographs entered nationwide. “This is a very prestigious accomplishment for our program as […]

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DHS High Hat Performs in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

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Duncanville High School senior Samantha Beaty was selected to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade thanks to her outstanding performance at last summer’s Officer and Line camps. Samantha joined more than 500 dancers and cheerleaders from across the United States and performed a production number for the parade.  While in New York, she also […]

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Help Duncanville ISD Achieve Excellence – Take the Climate Survey

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Everyone has a voice in Duncanville ISD’s ongoing pursuit of excellence, and your input matters. They are asking for your candid feedback about the district. DISD will use your input to improve education for all Duncanville ISD students and to guide district decisions. Topics highlighted include: School choice Community relations School operations District communication Click here to take the […]

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Duncanville ISD Bond Construction Projects Produce Savings

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It is not often that you build a new multi-million dollar school, expand other campuses and upgrade technology and security and, at the same time, realize a cost-savings for the district. That is exactly what Duncanville ISD and its partners have done with the nearly-completed 2014 bond construction package. With four of the major construction […]

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Duncanville High School Salutes its Veterans

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Duncanville ISD – Students and staff at Duncanville High School worked together to honor their military service veterans. The Sparklers and High Hats welcomed the 25 veterans to a lunchtime ceremony planned especially for them. Members of the DHS band and choir performed the songs for each branch of the military and culinary students made […]

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Duncanville High School Marching Band Misses Cut at State

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Despite an awesome performance by the Duncanville High School Band, they failed to make the final cut of twelve to advance to the finals of the Texas State Marching Band Contest. The band performed in the preliminaries on Tuesday afternoon and judges placed them in 16th place and out of the group of 12 to […]

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DHS Band Departs for State Marching Contest

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Duncanville ISD – This morning, the Duncanville High School Marching Band and High Hats loaded nine charter buses, two box trucks and a semi to take the nearly 500 band members, staff and chaperones to the state marching contest in San Antonio. The band performs in the preliminary competition at 1:00 p.m.Tuesday. More information about […]

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DHS Band Advances to State Marching Competition

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville High School Band and High Hats continued their tradition of excellence last weekend by winning a spot among the five bands from the 6A Area B competition to advance to the state marching contest next week. The DHS band took second place in the finals 6A Area B contest at […]

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Duncanville ISD Elementary Students Celebrate Fire Safety Week

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville ISD third and fourth grade students used their artistic skills to help create a calendar for the Duncanville Fire Department. The students entered posters they designed in a contest sponsored by the Fire Department to raise awareness for Fire Prevention Week, October 10-14. The winning artwork is displayed in the 2017 […]

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