Category Archives: Education

Engineer Jaime Hunter presented his electronics workshop at Cedar Valley College in spring 2016.

‘STEM’ Programs for Women and Girls

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) will be the theme for 2 upcoming programs at the International Museum of Cultures, 411 Hwy 67, Duncanville. On Saturday October…

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District Volunteers Shine at Duncanville 5K

From the Duncanville ISD INFORMER DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville ISD teachers, students and staff kicked off the 2016 Heart of Duncanville 5K in style on Saturday. Students from Smith Elementary…

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DeSoto ISD Child Nutrition celebrates National School Lunch Week

DESOTO, TX — The DeSoto ISD Child Nutrition Department, operated by Chartwells K12, is hosting a special ‘Take Your Parent to Lunch Day’ at each elementary campus for National School…

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Northside Hosts ‘Walk this Way’ Event with City of DeSoto

DESOTO, TX — Northside Elementary School held its annual Walk This Way Pedestrian Safety Event on the morning of October 5 to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Northside staff…

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Local Trustee Participates in Leadership Program

AUSTIN, TX – Tom Kennedy, trustee from Duncanville ISD joined 34 other school board members from across Texas September 22-24 at the kickoff session of the Leadership TASB class of…

L to R  Marilyn Smith, Legislative Chair, Sharon Smith and VaLois Hounsel President

Sharon Smith Receives Heart Award

DUNCANVILLE, TX – How fortunate we are to have Sharon Smith as one of our members!  On September 13th at our first meeting of the year, she was recognized for…

L to R:  Vicki Peters, 2nd Vice President, Dr. Smith, VaLois Hounsel, President

Dr. Marc Smith Program Speaker for DARSE

DUNCANVILLE, TX – On September 11th, DARSE held the first meeting of the 2016-2017 year with over forty in attendance. We were fortunate to have Dr. Marc Smith, the new DISD…

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Cockrell Hill Elementary Hosts Annual 9/11 Memorial Program

DESOTO, TX — Cockrell Hill Elementary students hosted a 9/11 Memorial Program on September 9, including student performances and guest speakers. The program started with the DHS JROTC presenting the…

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Dr. Shine Honored for Lifetime of Music Education

DUNCANVILLE, TX – To current students at Duncanville High School, he is the guy whose name graces the school’s performance hall. To concert and marching band aficionados in Duncanville and…

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Duncanville ISD Doubles Number of Distinctions Received by TEA

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Shortly after learning that 100% of Duncanville ISD schools received the highest rating possible from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) – Met Standard -, more good academic…