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District Launches Free iPhone & Android Mobile App

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District Launches Free iPhone & Android Mobile App

Duncanville ISD is committed building and maintaining relationships between families and schools. The district is unveiling its new mobile app as a 21st century communication tool for parents to stay connected, involved, and informed about what’s happening in Duncanville ISD no matter where they go. The app is free and easy to use. It gives you instant access […]

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DHS Band and High Hats Advance to State Marching Competition

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DHS Band and High Hats Advance to State Marching Competition

Thursday, November 6 at 11:00AM in the San Antonio Alamodome The DHS Band and High Hats first wowed the judges at the UIL Region 20 Marching Contest, held October 20 in Panther Stadium.  Then they marched into the UIL Area C Contest on October 27 in Mesquite, where their Superior ranking qualified them to advance […]

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First Six Weeks Honor Roll for the Duncanville ISD

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First Six Weeks Honor Roll for the Duncanville ISD

The first six weeks grading period of the 2012-2013 school year for Duncanville ISD ended on Friday, October 5 and report cards were sent home on Friday, October 12. The Duncanville ISD congratulates those students who made the A-B Honor Roll with grades received during the first six weeks. Click on your child’s school below. Parents, […]

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National School Bus Safety Week

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National School Bus Safety Week

It had been a normal Tuesday morning for Duncanville ISD bus driver and route supervisor Paul Gantt until his bus stalled at about 7:55 am on the southbound side of Duncanville Road near West Red Bird Lane. Traffic was heavy – but because of more than seven years of experience and training, Gantt knew immediately […]

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Coming Together to Benefit Future Culinary Workforce

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Coming Together to Benefit Future Culinary Workforce

Local organizations lend time and money to area’s only High School Iron Chef-style competition Hard work plus determination is the simple recipe for success, and several local organizations are adding a few extra ingredients to help high school culinary students prep for their future. They’re adding advice and experience, as well as time, money, and […]

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Duncanville High School Students Host Haunted House

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Duncanville High School Students Host Haunted House

Get ready to laugh till you cry, and be spooked till you scream.  Duncanville ISD invites you to the Third Annual Haunted House and its Sixth Annual Halloween Show, “My School Husical” put on by students in the DHS Drama Department Advanced Theater Classes.  Students performed to a sold out house on opening night, Tuesday, […]

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Red and Blue – Is It In You? Norman Davis

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Red and Blue – Is It In You? Norman Davis

from the Duncanville ISD Friday Informer For ten years, five times a year, retired US Army officer and former Duncanville ISD administrator Norman Davis has helped place more than a thousand flags at subscribing homes and businesses in Duncanville as part of the Duncanville Rotary Club Flag Program. Every Memorial Day, Flag Day, Fourth of July, […]

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Project Based Learning – A Look Back on the First Projects

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Project Based Learning – A Look Back on the First Projects

THIRD GRADE Students from Fairmeadows Elementary recently interviewed Assistant Principal Jose Ortiz, identifying him as a good citizen as part of the “Junior Spirit of a Champion” PBL project completed by all third grade students at each of the nine elementary schools.  Students investigated the components of good citizenship in society, including truth, justice, equality, respect, […]

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Parents, Students, and Community Members Invited to Participate on District Planning Team

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Parents, Students, and Community Members Invited to Participate on District Planning Team

The Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees is looking for additional parents, students, and community members to serve on the FACTS Team. The acronym FACTS stands for the Facilities Advisory Committee of Teachers and Students.  The Team meets approximately four (4) times during the school year. They are looking for additional Team members, particularly parents and […]

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DISD Campus Candids

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DISD Campus Candids

Fairmeadows Hispanic Heritage Festival Hundreds of people recently packed the Fairmeadows Elementary auditorium to hear students perform songs and dances celebrating the diversity of Hispanic culture in their school and community.  This was part of their October Hispanic Heritage Month activities.  The performances were followed by refreshments served by staff in cultural costumes. Kennemer Middle […]

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