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Little Free Libraries Project

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Little Free Libraries has become a large community project with the involvement of the DISD high school in designing and building the libraries, the city has…

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Engineers Week at International Museum of Cultures

by Penny Ball, AAUW Southwest Dallas County DUNCANVILLE, TX – Many educational organizations will be providing information or activities to promote careers in engineering during the week February 20 to…

Photo: Back row (left to right) are Melissa Brown, District Elementary Science Coordinator; Brent Wilson, Superintendent; and Troy Mooney, Chief Academic Officer. Front row from left to right are students Mitchell Mamola, Junior Romero, Demi Lawal-Solarin and Nathan Castaneda.

Life School Holds Elementary Science Fair

RED OAK, TX – Life School, a leading North Texas charter school serving over 5,600 students, held its second annual Elementary Science Fair at its Red Oak campus on January 27th….

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DHS A Cappella Choir UK Performance Tour

DESOTO, TX – The DeSoto High School A Cappella Choir will be touring London, England from March 8-16, 2017. To begin this exciting Tour, they will present their “London Experience…

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DARSE December Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Sylvia Norflis as the December Volunteer of the Month. Her activities include mentoring young people at church, working at the African American Museum, visiting the sick and shut…

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OCS Names Dean of Academics

OVILLA, TX – Ovilla Christian School, celebrating its 25th year, has announced Penny Hayes as dean of academics for the 2017-18 school year. For the last three years, Hayes has…

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Duncanville High School Student Scores Historic Win at Youth and Government State Conference

DUNCANVILLE, TX – It has never happened in the 70 years of Youth and Government (YAG) competition in the state of Texas. Never before has a YAG governor been elected…

DHS senior Jordan Malone was named the 7-6A Swimmer of the Year, and Coach Christie Palmer was named the 7-6A Coach of the Year.

DHS Swimmers Advance to Regionals

DESOTO, TX – Congratulations to the DeSoto High School Swim Team for a successful district meet January 20. Jordan Malone was named the 7-6A Swimmer of the Year, and Coach…

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TASA Opposes A-F Ratings

DUNCANVILLE, TX – TASA, the Texas Association of School Administrators, has come out in opposition to the upcoming A-F school and district rating system. Beginning with the 2017-18 school year,…

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Duncanville ISD Responds to New State Rating System

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Recently, there have been many conversations regarding the state’s new A-F accountability rating system for Texas public schools. The students, teachers and our community in Duncanville Independent…