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DHS Choir Members Sing Way to State

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Congratulations to Duncanville’s High School’s newest All-State Choir members Aadon Benson – 3rd chair, Bass 2 and Matthew Merritt – 3rd chair, Bass 1. DHS choir had 45 singers participate in the All-State process this year. Matthew and Aadon will join the 6A All-State Ensemble at the TMEA convention in February.

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DHS Band Sending Four to All-State Clinic

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Duncanville ISD -Duncanville High School’s band is sending four students to the Texas Music Educators’ All-State music conference next month in San Antonio. Mercy Ogunlade – Clarinet, Jose Moreno – French Horn, Kyle Hines – Tenor Saxophone and Patrick Sanford – Euphonium All-State is the highest honor a Texas music student can receive. Around 1,700 […]

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Byrd Student Takes District Spelling Bee

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A seventh grader from Byrd Middle School went 20 rounds Tuesday morning to win the district spelling bee. Bronson Hooper was asked to spell ‘umlaut’ correctly for the win, and he did it without hesitation. If you’re wondering, umlaut means: a mark ( ¨ ) used over a vowel, as in German or Hungarian, to […]

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Coming Soon: Duncanville ISD 8th Grade Endorsement Night

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Duncanville ISD Informer – It’s time for 8th grade students to begin planning their high school careers. Throughout January, the district will hold Endorsement Night meetings for students and parents so they can choose which path they’ll pursue according to the Texas Foundation High School Program. Duncanville ISD offers all five available endorsements to students: […]

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Duncanville ISD Names New Director of Accounting

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Lisa Miranda is Duncanville ISD’s new Director of Accounting. The Board of Trustees announced her promotion at its meeting December 18. Miranda has served as a district accountant for the last three years, where she performs general accounting work related to the preparation, administration, control and analysis of the district’s financial resources. Prior to joining […]

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Apply Online for Duncanville ISD Collegiate Academy

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Duncanville ISD Informer – Duncanville High School is preparing to select the 2018-2019 freshman class to its Collegiate Academy. There will be two information meetings for parents: Thursday, January 11 Duncanville High School Alexander Auditorium 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Friday, January 12 Duncanville High School Shine Performance Hall 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. The application will […]

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DISD Students Sign on for Hour of Code 2017

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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 […]

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Innovative Technology Fills Teacher Vacancies

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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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