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Patriettes Serve and Perform at Cook Children’s Hospital

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On Tuesday, September 20, 2011 The DBU Patriettes had the opportunity to visit and perform at Cook Children’s Hospital located in Ft. Worth, Texas. The nurses and child-life specialists on staff had been reminding the children about the upcoming performance and visit from the DBU Patriettes, and by Tuesday the kids were very excited. The […]

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DBU Cheerleading and MinuteMen Partner with Youth World

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This past weekend, the DBU MinuteMen and Cheerleaders joined forces to serve the Dallas community at Youth World. Youth World Dallas Learning Center is a non-profit youth organization that reaches out to at-risk children, and is owned and directed by the family of DBU cheerleader, Stevie Shirley‘s. As well as making bead bracelets and paper sack […]

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DHS Homecoming Court Honored

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Prior to Friday night’s football game, the Homecoming Court was announced and the following people were crowned. Choir Sweetheart nominees were Brittni Bell, Brittany Walker and Kristin Hill was crowned Choir Sweetheart. Band Sweetheart nominees were Jamia Brooks, K’Deidra Morrison, and Tatiana Marceleno was named Band Sweetheart. Football Sweetheart nominees were Desiree Grace, Stephanie Salas, […]

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“Pirate Day” at PACE

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Staff and students at Mary E Smithey PACE Learning Center dressed up in celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19. This was the school’s first annual celebration, and teacher Valerie Kelley says it won’t be the last. She wanted PACE to participate in Talk Like a Pirate Day so that students would […]

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Methodist Presentation to Duncanville ISD Health Science Class

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Duncanville ISD strives to prepare students for success upon graduation, and community partnerships are an invaluable resource for achieving that goal. National Rehabilitation Awareness Week (September 18-24) was the catalyst for the district’s latest partnership, as staff members from Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital spoke with students in several Duncanville High School Health Science classes. “We wanted […]

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Homecoming Pep Rally & Athletic Hall of Honor

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On Thursday (9/29) at 6:30 pm Duncanville High School will hold its Homecoming Pep Rally in the Sandra Meadows Arena. There will be performances by middle and high school cheerleading and dance squads. The entire community is invited to attend! Afterward Duncanville ISD will also hold its 2011 Athletic Hall of Honor induction ceremony on […]

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Brandenburg Intermediate Briefly Locked Down on Wednesday

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The Duncanville Police Department and Brandenburg Intermediate School administration worked together to ensure that the students and staff of the school were safe during a search for a robbery suspect in the area of the school According to a police source the suspect was believed to be in a house across the street from the […]

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Duncanville ISD Earns Top Financial Ratings

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Financial ratings for school districts across Texas were recently released, and Duncanville ISD came out on top. For the ninth consecutive year, the district received the highest rating of “Superior Achievement” under the state’s School Financial Integrity Rating System (FIRST). Duncanville ISD also earned four out of five stars in the 2011 Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ […]

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DISD Parent Teacher Conference Days

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Parent/Teacher Conference Days As part of the district’s commitment to enhanced parent communication, Duncanville ISD has designated two days in the 2011-12 school calendar for Parent-Teacher Conferences. All Duncanville ISD schools will host Parent-Teacher Conferences on October 6 and 7.  Teachers will be available to meet with parents on Thursday evening, October 6, from 5:00 to […]

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Staff and Community Members Tee Off “Fore” Education

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“A great day on the green!” is how many would describe the 15th Annual Champions for Children Golf Tournament, hosted by the Duncanville ISD Education Foundation on September 12. Sixteen teams teed off in the Florida scramble-style event, and several players also participated in putting, chipping, longest drive, and closest to hole contests. At the end […]

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