Category Archives: Education


TRTA awards Classroom Assistance Grant to Smith Elementary School

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Congratulations to Oluremi Fadahunsi-Ojo (math tutor, grant writer) and Tara Flatt-Ferguson (Special Education) as recipients of a grant from the Texas Retired Teachers Association to fund their…


Lancaster Middle School Students Use Aquaponics to Grow Food

LANCASTER, TX – Elsie Robertson Lancaster STEM Middle School (LMS) students dined on food they grew in the classroom at their Lettuce Harvesting Luncheon in March. The organic produce was…


TCU Awards Four DHS Seniors Over $1 Million in ‘Community Scholars’ Scholarships

DESOTO, TX — In just the eighth year of participating in the fifteen-year-old program, DeSoto High School students are proving their worth to the Texas Christian University’s Community Scholars program….


Local Trustee Participates in Leadership Program

AUSTIN, TX – Tom Kennedy, trustee from Duncanville ISD joined 34 other school board members from across Texas February 16-18 at the third session of the Leadership TASB class of…


DeSoto ISD GT Students Compete in Destination Imagination

DESOTO, TX – For the first time, the DeSoto ISD Gifted & Talented students from each elementary competed in Destination Imagination. For the first time, on February 25, 2017, they…


Representative Yvonne Davis Announces over $450,000 for the 2017-2018 Urban Scholarship Fund

DALLAS, TX – State Representative Yvonne Davis (D-Dallas) announced that over $450,000 in scholarships are available for high school graduates from Dallas and twenty eight other urban areas throughout Texas….


LMS Waxahachie Hosts Texas’ First Ever Rubik’s Cube Competition

WAXAHACHIE, TX – Life Middle School Waxahachie and You Can Do the Rubik’s Cube, the educational outreach arm of Rubik’s Brand Ltd, recently partnered to bring the first ever K-12th…

Grunge vintage Mumps virus

Cedar Hill HS Outbreak Update

CEDAR HILL, TX – WFAA-ABC reports that Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) says 23 students and staff were diagnosed with mumps in the past three weeks at Cedar…

Flo Judd

Flo Judd, Duncanville Educator, to be Inducted into Foundation Hall of Honor

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville ISD Education Foundation will present its inaugural Hall of Honor award to Flo Judd, Assistant Principal – Secondary at its 21st Awards Dinner on April 29,…


Cedar Hill Battles Mumps

CEDAR HILL, TX – An outbreak of mumps on the Cedar Hill High School campus has set in motion a series of preventative measures in an attempt to stop the…