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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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District Volunteers Shine at Duncanville 5K

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville ISD teachers, students and staff kicked off the 2016 Heart of Duncanville 5K in style on Saturday. Students from Smith Elementary School’s Marathon Kids running club got the racers warmed up by leading them through a series of stretches. Athletic Director and Pantherettes Head Coach Cathy Self-Morgan signaled the start of […]

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DHS Band Takes Top Spot at Marching Contest

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Duncanville ISD – The Duncanville High School Marching Band wowed the crowd at Standridge Stadium in Carrollton Saturday with its ‘Postcards from Paris’ show in the 22nd annual Tournament of Champions marching competition. Duncanville took first place in the contest that featured performances by 20 marching bands, including Arlington High School, Lewisville, Richland, Summit (Mansfield), […]

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Duncanville Alum Blazes Trail for Female Firefighters

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Duncanville ISD – When Sherrie Wilson graduated from Duncanville High School in 1976, there were no female firefighters at the Dallas Fire Department. “It was an impossible situation in the 70’s for a woman to be a firefighter-paramedic,” Wilson said. That didn’t stop Wilson. She started her career working for a private ambulance company – […]

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