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DISD Administrative Appointments – Summer 2012

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District Welcomes Kuehler Ronald Kuehler, known across the state of Texas for his extensive experience in maintaining and increasing school district financial resources , joined Duncanville ISD on June 18 as the new Chief Financial and Operations Officer. Kuehler will oversee district operations including Business Services (Accounting, Payroll, Benefits and Risk Management), Maintenance and Custodial, […]

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Duncanville HS Mediators Named Models for Nation

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Duncanville HS Mediators Named Models for Nation

It’s responsible for a drop in disciplinary referral rates at Duncanville High School, and now the campus Peer Mediation program is being recognized nationally by paxUnited. The national mediation center’s Peers Making Peace program recognized DHS as one of two Model School award winners on May 17. “The selection of model schools is based upon […]

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Summer Meal Program

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Summer Meal Program

Free meals will again be provided to Duncanville ISD children aged 18 and younger at three district schools this summer. The program will run from June 6 through July 31. Listed below are the locations and hours: Duncanville HS East Cafeteria Acton Elementary Merrifield Elementary Breakfast will be served Monday – Friday from 8:00 – […]

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Congratulations, Science Fair Winners!

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Congratulations, Science Fair Winners!

The Duncanville ISD 2012 District Science Fair Expo was held May 24 for elementary students in grades 1-4. Congratulations to the top three winners: First Place Overall:  Got Cookies? Entry by Cory Boane, first grade – Smith Elementary Second Place Overall : Which Wood is Best? entry by Sierra Anderson, third grade – Merrifield Elementary […]

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Head of the Class – 2012 DHS Val and Sal

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Head of the Class – 2012 DHS Val and Sal

Duncanville High School 2012 Valedictorian William Jameson and Salutatorian Rachel Cartmell addressed their classmates during the 2012 Commencement Ceremony. Valedictorian William Jameson will attend Harvard University in the fall to study engineering. During his years at DHS, William was named a 2011 National Hispanic Scholar, was awarded the 2011 ExxonMobil Bronze Medallion at the regional […]

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Good Luck, DHS Graduates!

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Good Luck, DHS Graduates!

Congratulations to the Duncanville ISD Class of 2012! Approximately 730 students received their diplomas in the May 31 Commencement ceremonies, held at the Dallas Convention Center. Graduates were addressed in a keynote message by the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Andy Lee (1985). The 2012 Class has much to be proud of, including the impressive $8.4 […]

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DHS 2012 Honor Graduates and Top Ten Percent

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DHS 2012 Honor Graduates and Top Ten Percent

In addition to the Valedictorian and Salutatorian, these students were ranked at the top of their class for 2012 as Honor Graduates: Kristin Marie Hill – Rider University, Music Education Shanan Isabeau Ahmad – University of Florida, Biomolecular Science Patrick O. Magistrado – Southern Methodist University, Music Education Zhixin Jiang – University of Texas, Biology […]

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PACE Graduates

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PACE Graduates

On May 29, fourteen Mary E. Smithey PACE Learning Center students were recognized for their academic achievements, receiving their high school diplomas in front of their families, friends, and teachers. Congratulations, graduates! You can read about each one of the newest Duncanville ISD’s alumni below. Joseph Demmer came to PACE this past November and obtained […]

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DHS Student Has Billiard Future in the Pocket

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DHS Student Has Billiard Future in the Pocket

Duncanville HS sophomore Jose Herrera recently won the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Junior Texas State Championship, and is on his way to Greenfield, Wisconsin in July for Junior Nationals. “It releases all the stress that I have.  When I play I feel like I’m in another world,” Jose explains.  “You just have to have a passion for […]

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Summer School Offerings

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Summer School Offerings

Summer Break begins June 1, but that doesn’t mean Duncanville ISD is shutting their doors – Duncanville ISD is offering several programs during the months of June and July. You can find a complete list below and more information by vising their website here Credit Recovery for grades 7-12 Pre-K and Kindergarten Bilingual Summer School Extended […]

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