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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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Community Gathers to Remember Events of 9/11

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The Fire Department of New York suffered 343 fatalities on September 11, 2001, the largest loss of life of any emergency response agency in United States history. The Port Authority Police Department suffered 37 fatalities in the attacks, the largest loss of life of any police force in United States history in a single day; […]

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Duncanville Director Takes His Show on the Road

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From co-authoring two band warm-up and technique books to presenting workshops in more than 25 states, Duncanville ISD Director of Bands Jeff King is well known throughout the US. His influence is reaching internationally as well – King was invited to China to present workshops over the summer. “I was introduced to a Chinese gentleman […]

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Message from the Superintendent

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We are excited and proud to welcome nearly 13,000 young people back to school this week.  Their accomplishments, coupled with those of our staff, continue to demonstrate the quality education provided in our district. During the past year and this summer, Duncanville ISD announced that DHS teacher Angela Banks was named Region 10 Secondary Teacher […]

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