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David Daniels – Nation Merit Scholar Program Semi-Finalist

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David Daniels – Nation Merit Scholar Program Semi-Finalist

Planning for the future seems to fill David Daniels’ days completely as he begins his senior year at Duncanville High School. “I’m in the process of doing a whole bunch of applications right now,” he explains.  He’s referring to the college application process, which can almost seem like a full-time job for a high school […]

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Alexander Dunn – Nation Merit Scholar Program Commended Student

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Alexander Dunn – Nation Merit Scholar Program Commended Student

If you’re looking for Duncanville High School student Alexander Dunn, there’s a good chance you’ll find him in a DHS band practice room.  Selected for All-Region Band for the last three years, he is currently the second-chair euphonium player for the DHS Wind Ensemble.   “Music helps keep me sane!” says the senior.  That’s because his […]

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Sparklers Bring Down the House

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Duncanville HS students are excited about the 2012 Homecoming Game, and hundreds gathered for the Homecoming pep rally on Thursday, October 11 at 6:00 pm in the Sandra Meadows Arena. This year’s Homecoming Court nominees were introduced, and the crowd was entertained by varsity and JV cheerleaders. But the performers who brought down the house […]

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DHS Alumni Accolade

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DHS Alumni Accolade

Congratulations to 2008 Duncanville HS graduate Kevin Eaton. Kevin was recently accepted to Oxford University for graduate study.  This week, he was informed that he has been accepted into Brasenose College, one of the 38 constituent colleges contained within Oxford. Eaton received his bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University.  He hopes to earn a Masters […]

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First Grade Students Model Good Citizenship

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First Grade Students Model Good Citizenship

A class of Duncanville ISD first graders has not only been learning about good citizenship – they’re acting on it! These students have been serving others at lunch by passing out straws, opening milk cartons, and collecting trash. For the past three weeks, Alexander first grade teacher Anna Lujan has been teaching her first grade […]

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National Awards for Duncanville ISD Musicians

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National Awards for Duncanville ISD Musicians

The Foundation for Music Education has honored three groups of Duncanville ISD musicians as part of a national recorded performance competition. The 2011-2012 Duncanville High School A Cappella Choir was selected as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Choral Honors project.  The DHS A Cappella Men’s Choir was also chosen as a Commended […]

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Teacher Hopes to Bring Home Real World Lessons

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Teacher Hopes to Bring Home Real World Lessons

Duncanville High School instructor Jerry Lozier is no stranger to teaching students the basic principles of supply and demand. His goal for the past eight years has been to find engaging ways to teach economics to high school students. He wants to make sure DHS graduates know how to earn and keep a good credit […]

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College and Career Night at Duncanville High School

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College and Career Night at Duncanville High School

Duncanville High School parent Para Brackens and her two high school daughters carried armfuls of pamphlets as they made their way through more than 80 college tables at the DHS College and Career Night on Thursday, September 20.  This was the fourth time Ms. Brackens and her children have attended the event.  She started encouraging […]

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Duncanville ISD Invited to Participate in the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

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Duncanville ISD Invited to Participate in the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

23 districts selected High Performance Schools Consortium members AUSTIN – Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams today invited 23 school districts to participate in the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium, which will help develop innovative, next-generation learning standards, assessments and accountability systems. TEA will host the first consortium meeting next month. “The school districts […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month at DISD

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Hispanic Heritage Month at DISD

September 15 – October 15 is set aside to honor the history and culture of Hispanic groups in the US, and Duncanville ISD classrooms are participating with lessons and special events. On Thursday, September 20 Alexander Elementary kindergarteners will take part in a demonstration of tortilla making by a local expert. Watch for more information […]

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