Category Archives: Education

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Coach Samples Brings Winning Philosophy to Duncanville High School

DUNCANVILLE, TX – If you ask Duncanville High School Head Football Coach Reginald Samples how he feels about his team’s next opponent, chances are he’ll tell you it’s just another…

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Inaugural College Boot Camp at DeSoto High School

DESOTO, TX — The newly organized Young Women’s Leadership Project (YWLP) completed their first College Boot Camp at DeSoto High School on September 10 with an estimated 150 participants. Spearheaded…

DeSoto ISD's new superintendent, David C. Harris, took over in April 2012, and parents, teachers, and board members all hope he can bring stability to the district. On Thursday, May 10, 2012, Mr. Harris posed for a portrait outside the district's administration building in DeSoto, Texas. (Mona Reeder/The Dallas Morning News)

Harris Named Named Finalist for 2016 Superintendent of the Year Award

AUSTIN, TX — Five public school administrators from across Texas were selected as state finalists for the annual Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award. Sponsored by the Texas Association of…

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Wal-Mart DeSoto Distribution Center Encourages Safe Driving as Schools Start

DESOTO, TX — Wal-Mart Distribution Center in DeSoto has a keen eye on safety! Earlier this year, they collaborated with the DeSoto Police Department to raise awareness of the perils…

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Duncanville ISD Celebrates Hastings Elementary Grand Opening

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville ISD celebrated the grand opening of Hastings Elementary School Thursday, August 18. The new state-of-the-art campus is the first project to be completed from the $102.545…

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Lancaster ISD Back to School Information

LANCASTER, TX – It is hard to believe that August is here and school will be back in session next week. We look forward to welcoming back more than 7,000…

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Duncanville ISD and 100% of all campuses ‘Met Standard’

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville Independent School District and all of our campuses met state standard for student achievement in 2015-2016, according to data released this week by the Texas Education…

Goals Nights 2016

All DeSoto ISD Families Invited to Campus GOALS NIGHTS

DESOTO, TX – Each year, DeSoto ISD schools host a Goals Night for parents and students to start off the new school year. Campuses will welcome and introduce campus staff,…

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Melchizedek’s Filling Tummies Back 2 School Bounce

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Melchizedek Kingdom Empowerment Ministries, a church and 501c3 non profit organization under the leadership of Apostle James Brodnax, is dedicated to serving at-risk families in our…

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First Ann Hubener Scholarship Awarded

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Ann Hubener Community Champion Scholarship first recipient is Brandon Kimball from Duncanville High School, class of 2016. The scholarship was open to any graduating senior with…