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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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DHS Fieldhouse Named in Honor of Late AD and Coach

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville community came together to celebrate the life and career of former Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Bob Alpert on Friday night, before the football game, by naming the high school’s fieldhouse in his honor. During his six years with Duncanville ISD, Bob Alpert was known for his leadership and […]

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Crowds Expected for Duncanville Marching Invitational

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville High School Band and High Hats are hosting the 23rd Annual Duncanville Marching Invitational on Saturday, October 22. The contest draws more than 10,000 students and other visitors. The campus will need to accommodate approximately 120 buses and trucks. As a result, residents and those who are planning to attend the […]

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DISD Board Approves New District Chief Financial Officer

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville Independent School District Board of Trustees recently hired an executive to head the district’s Finance Department. Jan Arrington was introduced as the new Duncanville ISD Chief Financial Officer at the monthly board meeting on Monday, Oct. 10. She joins Duncanville ISD from Wichita Falls ISD, where she was the Chief […]

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Duncanville High School Band Advances to Area Competition

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The Duncanville High School Marching Band received a first division rating at Region competition on Saturday. The band performed its 2016 show, Postcards from Paris, which includes a formation representing the Eiffel Tower and band members riding bicycles among the musicians. Judges were complimentary of this year’s program. “Wow – amazing work,” said Sonny Martinez, […]

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Student Volunteers Make 5K Possible

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Duncanville ISD – Weeks before the Duncanville 5K, students pitched in to get the Heart of Duncanville 5K off to a good start. Athletes from the softball team, boys and girls basketball along with members of the Interact Club, Honor Society, Student Council and Future Teacher Organization delivered flyers to homeowners along the race route and […]

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