Because of our commitment to developing the strengths and talents of our staff, Duncanville ISD didn’t have to go far to find the ideal candidate to serve as Director for Federal Programs. Maria Zamora joined Duncanville ISD in 2006 as a bilingual teacher at Hardin Intermediate, and has since served as a Bilingual Instructional Specialist [...]
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Congratulations to the Duncanville High School varsity girls basketball team – they won the Sandra Meadows Classic for the 19th time over the Winter Break! The Pantherettes beat Naaman Forest, Kennedale, Mesquite, and St. Thomas More high schools to make it to the final round. They then avenged the one loss that they’ve suffered this [...]
They’re only out of school for the summer, but two Duncanville ISD students are already getting a preview of the working world. Sophomore Priscilla Leal-Arizpe and junior Jonathan Cothern have started their own businesses – Arizpe runs an online bakery, while Cothern offers website building and design. Opening her business during the summer of 2010, [...]
We announced in the May 4 Friday Informer that Duncanville HS Engineering Academy instructor Bart Burnett won WFAA-TV’s Eco-Educator Award for the ninth-twelfth grade category. We recently received video footage of Burnett’s surprise presentation by Channel 8 meteorologist Colleen Coyle. You can watch it above and see a photo gallery from the event below.
As a future-focused school district, Duncanville ISD is preparing students for success after school. That’s why Reed Middle School launched a Tying for Success program this spring, teaching young men the “ins and outs” of tying a necktie. This simple process encourages students to strive for professional careers and shows them the importance of proper [...]
Off the page and into the hallways of Acton Elementary, children’s author Phil Bildner visited the school on May 1. He wrote the award-nominated Texas bluebonnet book The Hallelujah Flight. Bildner spoke to students about how long the writing process can take, and how important it is to go back and revise your work in [...]