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DHS Clubs Advance to State Competition

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Congratulations are in order for several of Duncanville High School’s academic and extracurricular organizations. Students will advance to State competition after excelling at Regionals. You can find a complete list of qualifiers below. Academic Decathlon Duncanville High School’s Academic Decathlon team finished in Third Place at the Academic Decathlon Region VIII competition, bringing home a […]

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Duncanville ISD On Display – DHS Choir to Perform at Choral Conference

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Home to nationally-recognized academic, vocational, fine arts, and athletics programs, Duncanville ISD has a tradition of excellence, and the Duncanville HS A Cappella Men’s Choir is the latest group to continue it. They have been invited to perform at the 2012 Southwestern Division Conference of the American Choral Directors Association (SWACDA) being held in Dallas […]

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Two Duncanville High School band members are proof that practice makes perfect – sophomore Jazmin Yuen and senior John Justus were recently named to the Texas All-State Band. A prestigious position achieved only through hours of preparation and competition success, it’s a legacy that Justus will leave as he graduates in May and Yuen hopes […]

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UIL Announces District Realignment

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The Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the new district realignment for 2012-2014. DeSoto will once again join Duncanville and Cedar Hill in what appears to be one of the strongest districts in 5A. At this time the schools in District 7 – 5A are: Duncanville High School Cedar Hill High School DeSoto High School Grand Prairie High […]

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It was a lesson that turned into a life-changing experience. During their study of agriculture, Duncanville High School teacher David Williams showed his AP Human Geography classes a clip from Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. “It showed how little first graders in Huntington, West Virginia knew about vegetables,” he explained. “That got me thinking, ‘What should […]

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Smith Students Give the Gift of a Good Night’s Sleep

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Smith students are giving back and helping kids across the country get a good night’s sleep. They’re participating in a service learning project called Nickels for Nets. “I first heard about Nickels for Nets after being a camp counselor this summer,” explained teacher Lisa Treibly. “One of the speakers was from a company called Sweet […]

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DHS Band – 81 Students Make All Region

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Continuing a tradition of excellence, congratulations are in order for the Duncanville ISD Band Program after recent All-Region Band auditions. Our district boasts 81 members in the three All-Region Bands. According to Director of Bands Jeff King, Duncanville ISD had more All-Region students than any other district in the South Zone Region. This year also […]

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Have You Thanked A School Board Member Lately?

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January 2012 is School Board Recognition Month, and we’re blessed to have an outstanding group of leaders here at Duncanville ISD. “They selflessly give of themselves to ensure that decisions directly affecting our local schools are made by representatives of this community,” said Superintendent Dr. Alfred Ray. “In these challenging times, they face difficult choices […]

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“Game On!” for Reed Middle School’s A-Team

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Engaging students through new educational adventures, Reed Middle School’s “A-Team” was taken on a once-in-a-lifetime field trip on December 1. Students who earned As in all of their classes visited Terminal Reality Software Company and Mountain View College. Terminal Reality is an international video game company in Irving, which produces well-known games for PlayStation, Nintendo […]

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PACE Graduates Seven

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Starting off the new year as fresh Duncanville ISD alumni, the achievements of Valencia Bollin, Kade Doyle, Brittnei Finn, Ahmad Hatim, Courtney Hicks, Anthony Jordan, and Nick Kristofitz were celebrated in a commencement ceremony at Mary E Smithey PACE Learning Center on December 15. Valencia Bollin began attending PACE in October 2011. She plans to […]

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