Monthly Archives: July 2016

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New Safety and Security Director Returns Home

DUNCANVILLE, TX – For Chad Wilhelm, Duncanville ISD’s new Director of Safety and Security, taking a job at Duncanville ISD means coming home. Wilhelm’s parents lived in Duncanville when he…

Thanks to the Lions Club and the City of Duncanville for their efforts in putting on a fun and safe 4th of July celebration.
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Keep Your Pets Cool This Summer…

Summer may be a time for vacations and recreational activities for human beings, but pets may not be privy to the same luxuries. Summer recreation may not always include our…

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GP Woman Arrested on Child Endangerment Charges

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX – On Wednesday, June 22nd, the Grand Prairie Police Department along with the Grand Prairie Fire Department responded to the shopping center located at the corner of South…

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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Hosts Innovation Roundtable in Dallas

DALLAS, TX – On June 27, 2016, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) held a listening session roundtable on innovation in her Congressional office in Dallas. The purpose of the roundtable…

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DeSoto ISD Hires Two New Special Education Administrators

DESOTO, TX — DeSoto ISD Superintendent David Harris recommended, and the Board of Trustees approved, two new Special Education Department staff members at the Board Meeting on June 27, 2016….

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DeSoto ISD Awarded $1.6M/yr. for Next Three Years to Fund After School Programs

DESOTO, TX — DeSoto ISD has been preliminarily awarded the 2016-17 Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant, worth a total of $4.9M, to cover after-school programming at all elementary…

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Board Approves Budget for 2016-17 with 5% Raise for Employees

DESOTO, TX – The DeSoto ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the 2016-17 school year budget of $85.4M including salary increases for district employees. The largest portion of the $4M…