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Second Annual Southern Disabilities Expo – Saturday, September 24

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On Saturday, September 24 Duncanville ISD will host the second annual Southern Disabilities Expo in partnership with the Arc of Dallas, Region 10 Education Service Center, and the Cedar Hill, Dallas, DeSoto, Grand Prairie, and Midlothian school districts.  The free event will feature over 50 exhibitors and will focus on making resources available to area families […]

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Middle Ages May Hold Key to Teaching Kids Character

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Duncanville ISD elementary first N Texas school to pilot Early Act First Knight character program In an age when bullying has become of increasing concern around the country, Duncanville ISD continues to teach its students character and competence, from the time they start school until the time they finish. Seven years ago we polled community […]

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DHS Teacher Leads a Special Kind of Summer School

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Trading her summer break for a classroom at a different campus, Duncanville HS math teacher Susan Patterson was a Year Four instructor for this year’s Dallas Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program(Dallas TexPREP). She taught Algebraic Structures, Water Science, Problem Solving, and Research for seven weeks at the University of North Texas at Dallas. TexPREP is a mathematics-based […]

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Student Council to Raise Funds for Wildfire Relief

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You may have seen reports of the widespread destruction as a result of wildfires in Bastrop, Texas. It’s estimated that more than 1,500 homes were destroyed and tens of thousands of acres burned. Staff and students at Bastrop High School were just some of those affected by the blaze. That’s why Student Councils around Texas are […]

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DHS College and Career Night – September 21

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Duncanville High School will hold its annual College and Career night this coming Wednesday, September 21 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. More than 80 representatives from various colleges, universities, and career and technical schools will be on hand to talk with students and parents. Some institutions of note are Texas A&M University, Clark Atlanta University, the University […]

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Destruction of Records Notice

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The Duncanville Independent School District Special Education Department will destroy records for the 2003-2004 school year for students who moved from the district, graduated, were assessed for Special Education services but did not qualify, and/or students who exited the program prior to that school year. Parents who would like to have their student’s records retained […]

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Red and Blue – Is It In You?

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With a Career and Technical Education program that covers a variety of fields including automotive, health, cosmetology, and audio and video production, Duncanville ISD is committed to training the workforce of tomorrow. It’s a goal that’s shared by national distribution company Air Products. They’ve partnered with Duncanville High School’s Engineering Academy since 2009, mentoring students and […]

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SkillsUSA Newbie Turns National Competitor

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This time last year, Duncanville High School senior Anna Salazar never dreamed that she’d become a national SkillsUSA competitor. She was a student in her first Career and Technology class, Interactive Multimedia, taught by Jeremy Jameson – an introduction to advertising design, animation, and media technology. Halfway through the course, Anna says, “Mr. Jameson asked […]

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Nutrition News

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Regular school classes weren’t in session over the summer, but that didn’t stop the Duncanville ISD Nutrition Services Department from serving. They fed more than 26,500 meals as part of the district’s Summer Meal Program. Children aged 18 and younger were provided with free breakfast and lunch at three district campuses. Free breakfasts are continuing […]

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DISD Visitor Guidelines Get an Upgrade

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At Duncanville ISD, student safety is a top priority. That’s why the district plans to standardize procedures and guidelines for campus visitors by the end of the 2011-12 school year. New security software will require a government-issued ID for visitors who wish to enter a campus beyond the front office. IDs will be scanned and […]

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