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Flu Vaccine Clinics Available to Elementary Students

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Duncanville ISD is proud to announce a partnership between the district and CareVan to provide free Flu Vaccine Clinics at each of the DISD elementary schools the week of October 24.  Free flu vaccines are available to all Duncanville ISD elementary children who do not have health insurance that covers 100% of vaccination costs. The […]

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Accessing DISD’s Home Action Center

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On Wednesday, October 19, 2011 the district launched a new website, which is a robust content management system that offers teachers a variety of Web 2.0 tools like blogs and wikis that can be used in classroom instruction. The website product is called School Fusion. With the change to the new School Fusion website, some […]

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DHS Horticulture Program Falls into Color

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Winter is approaching, but you don’t have to give up bright and beautiful colors in your flower beds. Embrace the cooler weather and attend the DHS Horticulture and FFA Fall Plant Sale in the DHS greenhouse (located behind the tennis courts) on Friday, October 21 from 3:30 to 6:30 pm and on Saturday, October 22 […]

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Three DHS Seniors Named National Achievement Scholars

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Congratulations are in order for three Duncanville High School seniors who were recently named 2012 National Achievement Scholarship Program Outstanding Participants. Joshua Lockhart, Katherine McElroy, and Zacchaeus Stanton are among 3,100 students to earn this distinction through scores obtained on the 2010 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). They scored in the top three […]

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National School Bus Safety Week

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It’s National School Bus Safety Week (October 17-21)! Please drive slowly through school zones, be alert, and yield to stopped school buses. Also, watch the video below for tips on how students can safe while riding the school bus!

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Recap for DISD School Board Meeting – October 17, 2011

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Recap for DISD School Board Meeting – October 17, 2011 AGENDA October 17, 2011 1. CALL TO ORDER AT 6:00 P.M. AT TECHNOLOGY 2. CLOSED SESSION A. 551.071 – CONSULTATION WITH BOARD’S ATTORNEY B. 551.074 – PERSONNEL 1. Resignations, Acknowledge Professional Personnel Hired by the Superintendent 2. Discuss Administrative Appointment of Chief Technology Officer 3. […]

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Changing the World, One Community at a Time

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They live and learn in Duncanville, Texas, but the work of Smith Elementary second graders is having a global impact. They’re helping the US military research how to build new communities in Afghanistan. It’s part of a problem-based learning (PBL) unit introduced by their teachers in September. “My good friend is married to an Army […]

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DHS Band Named Grand Champions at Plano East Marching Invitational

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The Duncanville High School Marching Band and High Hats competed in the Plano East Marching Invitational on Saturday, October 8. After a 4:00 pm preliminary performance, they received Outstanding Awards for Winds, Percussion, Marching, and General Effect, as well as a Best in Class Award. Marching again at 9:00 pm in the finals, DHS received […]

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We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do! DHS Cheerleaders Bring Home the Gold

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Duncanville High School’s varsity cheerleaders competed in the Lancaster ISD/Grambling University Battle of the Bands and Xtreme Cheer Competition on Saturday, October 1, winning First Place and receiving a trophy over 3 feet tall!  Congratulations!

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Reed Middle School Teaches Good Citizenship

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Coming together to clean up the community, Reed Middle School partnered with Keep Duncanville Beautiful to host the Duncanville Park Cleanup Day on October 1. Not only an environmentally-conscious initiative, this volunteer opportunity celebrated the school’s citizenship theme for the first six-week grading period. “We wanted to do something to express our gratitude to the […]

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