Category Archives: Education

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DeSoto ISD Responds to the New State Accountability System

DESOTO, TX – How can two ratings be so different? This past fall, DeSoto ISD received the official state ratings for the current accountability system – nine of ten campuses…

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Ovilla Christian School Advances to Area Math Olympics

OVILLA, TX – Ovilla Christian School has an unprecedented 24 of 36 competitors advancing to Area competition in the Association of Christian Schools International Math Olympics. Of those advancing, 22…

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Event Celebrates Four State Titles in 2016

DESOTO, TX – Despite the cold on January 7, fans and dignitaries turned out the honor the four State Titles won by DeSoto High School teams in the 2016 calendar…

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Encouraging Girls in Science

DUNCANVILLE, TX – A free seminar for parents and educators will be given on Saturday January 28 at 11a.m. in the conference room at the International Museum of Cultures, 411…

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DeSoto Adds Two More All-Staters

DESOTO, TX – DeSoto High School added two All-State Choir Members — Brayla Cook (Junior) & Juliana Simonfalvi (Freshman) – after the January 7 competition in Waco! Brayla made the…

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Mountain View College Community Band

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Mountain View College Community Band is opening up its membership to include a larger number of area musicians. Tuition is $50.00 per semester. The Community Band…

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Local Trustee Participates in Leadership Program

AUSTIN, TX –  Tom Kennedy, trustee from Duncanvile ISD joined 34 other school board members from across Texas November 17-19 at the second session of the Leadership TASB class of…

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Hillside Village Holiday Book Drive & Gift Card Reward

CEDAR HILL, TX – Hillside Village is teaming up with Barnes & Noble Booksellers in support of their annual holiday book drive, taking place now through Dec. 31. As a…

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DARSE Hosts Dr. Thalia Masterson, District 10 President

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Duncanville Area Retired School Employees will celebrate the season on Tuesday, December 13 at Thorntree Country Club. Join us at 11:00 am for a Meet and…

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Duncanville ISD Student Photographer Named Best in Nation

DUNCANVILLE, TX – A Duncanville High School student was named Best Sports Photographer in the nation by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) in its 2016 competition. Cynthia Rangel’s photograph…