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Parents Value Full Day Pre-K

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Duncanville ISD –  Jimilla Cole says her son Jayden comes home every day talking about what he learned in his Pre-K class at Alexander Elementary School. “Saturday he said ‘Mama, I baked a cake at school,’ and then he told me the steps they took to bake a cake,” Cole said. After spending a semester in […]

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Kennemer Extends Youth & Government Legacy

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Kennemer Middle School’s Youth and Government is keeping its legacy going after being named Premiere Delegation at this year’s state meet for the 5th consecutive year. Premier Delegation is based upon the students’ performance, behavior and ensuring all paperwork is submitted according to deadline. Kennemer 7th grader, Marenda Ahuyon, has been elected the 2019 Junior […]

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Future Educators Qualify for Nationals

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Duncanville ISD – Five members of the Duncanville High School chapter of Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) are advancing to nationals after competing at the ‘TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit’ last month in Huntsville: Rebekah Brown David Budzinski Dion Jamerson Salma Perez Aalyhia Shillow The DHS team took the title for having the largest chapter […]

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Art Students at Duncanville High Advance to State Contest

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Duncanville ISD – The high school’s art department is celebrating after winning 37 medals at the Regional Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) competition. Three students are advancing to the State VASE competition in April: Ariana Kimball, Sebastian Posas and Alejandra Terrones. First Division Medal Recipients: Kaitlyn Adrian Ashley Argueta Alexandra Arriola Mia Brown Madison Cooper Abigail […]

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DHS Student Council Wins Sweepstakes

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville High School Student Council received its 22nd consecutive Sweepstakes Award at the District Conference on February 24. Sweepstakes is earned when a student council is recognized as outstanding in all five Texas Association of Student Councils (TASC) project areas: Outstanding Student Council, Community Service, D.A.S.H. (Drug, Alcohol, Safety, and Health issues), […]

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2018-2019 DISD Calendar Approved

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees has approved the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar. Calendar option #2 was selected. The district’s Calendar Planning Committee provided feedback that identified two main goals – end the school year prior to Memorial Day and provide more balanced fall and spring semesters. To achieve these two goals required an […]

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After-school Program Continues Learning ‘Right at School’

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Duncanville ISD – When the school bell rings on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, Hyman Elementary first grader Isabella Sarmiento races to Right at School. Right at School is an after-school program that was brought to Duncanville ISD this year. It gives parents and guardians the convenience of after school care at the campus their child attends. […]

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Now Accepting Applications: DISD’s STEAM Academy to Open in Fall

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Duncanville ISD – Hannah Ismail is preparing to graduate from Duncanville High School, and she’s already planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in engineering in college. Hannah says she discovered her passion for electrical engineering by taking classes at Duncanville High School beginning with Introduction to Engineering as a freshman. Each year, Hannah got further […]

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Duncanville ISD’s Communications Takes Top Awards

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville ISD’s Communications Department brought home the gold and silver from this year’s Texas School Public Relations Conference. Every one of the department’s submissions placed in the top two categories for a total of 10 awards. Digital Specialist Kris Hill took the top award in the state for a flyer she created […]

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Students Create Wonka Wonderland for City’s Daddy Daughter Dance

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Duncanville ISD Informer – Give them a theme and two weeks, and Duncanville High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) students get things done. An entire team of teachers and students worked together to create magic for Duncanville Parks and Recreation’s Daddy Daughter Dance. The theme – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – created […]

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