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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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Big 12 College Recruits at DHS

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DHS counselor Kevin Westerman and Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin Several Duncanville High School students may now have their minds made up about where to attend college upon graduation. DHS was one of only two North Texas schools to receive a visit from Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin on Friday, September 30. […]

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I Scream, You Scream – We All Scream for Ice Cream

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There’s no need to scream for ice cream at Duncanville High School – the entire staff and student body received their own personal treat on Tuesday, October 4. Blue Bell Creameries sent a truck full of the sweet stuff and some representatives to pass it out in honor of Region 10 Secondary District Teacher of […]

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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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Fine Arts Update – Band & Choir

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Duncanville ISD Bands Hold Fundraising Drive Fundraising drive is currently underway for Duncanville ISD’s high school and middle school band programs, but gone are the days of door-to-door sales – this drive is digital. Schools have partnered with QSP to offer magazine subscriptions and best-selling books online. Anyone wishing to donate can click here to buy, renew, […]

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New Advisor Enhances College-Bound Culture

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Striving to prepare students for success upon graduation, Duncanville ISD is receiving some extra help in creating a college-bound culture. Duncanville High School is one of 120 schools across the state to receive a full-time college advisor from the Advise TX College Advising Corps. “It’s our goal to increase the number of low-income, underrepresented students […]

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Duncanville ISD News Alert – Fire in Waxahachie and Air Quality (Updated)

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Duncanville ISD officials are in communication with members of the city of Duncanville and Regional Emergency Management Teams who are closely monitoring the chemical fire at the MagnaBlend Fertilizer Plant located in Ellis County at HWY 287 and I-35 area (south of Duncanville). At this time no warnings for the Duncanville ISD area have been […]

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DHS Student Named National Merit Scholar

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Receiving recognition for years of academic astuteness, Duncanville High School senior Shanan Ahmad was recently named a 2012 National Merit Scholarship Commended Student.  Shanan is one of only 34,000 high school seniors in the US to receive this distinction. “This validates all of the hard work that I feel I’ve put into my schooling,” she […]

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