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Red and Blue – Is It In You? Chick-fil-A

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Some may say the cow is the most recognizable symbol of the Chick-fil-A organization. But for many Best Southwest residents, that symbol is Chick-fil-A Cedar Hill owner Luanne Alcaraz. She’s been partnering with Duncanville ISD since 1999, supporting district schools, athletics, administration, and the Education Foundation. We’re pleased to announce Chick-fil-A Cedar Hill as the […]

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DHS Student Named National Hispanic Scholar

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Duncanville High School senior William Jameson says an insatiable hunger for knowledge is what drives him, and that drive has led him to the top of his class. William is currently ranked first in his class, and was recently named a 2011 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar. One of only 5,000 students to earn this […]

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The Snapshot Seen ‘Round the World

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Congratulations to Duncanville High School junior Chase Apperson – his photography skills have earned national recognition as a Snaps for Cash contest winner. Snaps for Cash is sponsored by Home Team Marketing, and asks students across the nation to submit a photo or photos each week of their sports teams, cheerleaders, or booster squads with […]

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Duncanville ISD Donates to the Fight Against Cancer

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According to the Susan G Komen for the Cure organization, at least seven million people die of cancer and close to 11 million new cases are diagnosed each year. Some of the families affected are right here in Duncanville ISD. October is National BreastCancer Awareness Month, dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of early breast […]

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A Tradition of Excellence

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The Duncanville High School Marching Band and High Hats won their 32nd consecutive Sweepstakes award at the UIL Region 20 5A Marching Contest on Saturday, October 15. They earned Superior ratings from all three judges. “You define for me musicianship on the field,” commented Executive Director for the Texas Bandmasters Association and judge Mike Brashear. “Simply […]

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Coming Together to Benefit Future Culinary Workforce

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Local organizations lend time and money to area’s only high school Iron Chef-style competition Hard work plus determination is the simple recipe for success, but several local organizations are adding a few extra ingredients to help high school culinary students prep for their future. They’re adding advice and experience as well as time, money, and products to […]

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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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