The Duncanville community came together at the varsity Panther football game on October 18 to honor and support ninth grade DHS student and football player Storm Malone, who is recovering from a domestic violence incident. Local media outlets were at Panther Stadium as Storm participated in the pre-game coin toss. Donations in excess of $2000 [...]
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Dallas Morning News reporter Andrew Scoggin recently spent a morning at a Duncanville ISD elementary school, visiting fourth grade students who were starting the first Project Based Learning (PBL) unit of the year, entitled “We the Kids.” The focus of the PBL is government and the democratic process. Scoggin’s story, which appeared in the September [...]
Focus Daily News and D210tv recently featured Duncanville High School junior Quashaun Breland’s recent one-on-one win against Dallas Maverick player Dirk Nowitzki in the AT&T “It Can Wait” campaign, which urges drivers to not text and drive. Read the Focus News story and watch the D210tv YouTube video.
Dallas Morning News Education reporter Jeffrey Weiss wrote an article on April 23 about the extra challenges and responsibilities for special education teachers and students under the STAAR accountability system. Weiss sat down with Duncanville ISD special education teachers Treva Millarr, Doria Telsa, and Jessica Warner in early April to learn more about STAAR-Alternate testing. [...]
USA Today has announced that Cathy Self-Morgan can add another accolade to her long list of awards and honors: “American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Hoops Coach of the Year.” Have you ever wondered what motivates and drives a coach who has two back-to-back state championships, has won 70 games in a row, a record of [...]
WFAA and DMN Report on Speed2Feed Event that included Duncanville ISD The Texas Trust Credit Union Together We Feed More campaign to benefit the North Texas Food Bank wrapped up Saturday, April 6, with a presentation of $30,000 from Texas Trust and more than 7,000 pounds of donated food from the communities of Cedar Hill, [...]
TXA Ch 21 featured the Pantherette’s second consecutive girls basketball state championship during a live interview on Wednesday evening, March 6. Click here to watch The Dallas Morning News covered the recent decisions by Pantherette juniors Ariel Atkins and Tasia Foman to attend the University of Texas at Austin and play for the UT women’s [...]
Three talented DHS robotics students have been featured in the Suburban newspaper. The remote-control search and rescue robot designed, built, and programmed by Steven Cornell, Loretta Millirons, and Elsa Perales is equipped with an infrared video camera that can capture images in the dark. Its creation was inspired by a conversation between DHS Electronics teacher Barton Burnett [...]
Watch the video bio of Destiny Means, the power forward and Academic All District 5-5A team member of the Pantherettes. She was recently chosen by GameDayDFW as the Church’s Scholar Athlete of the Week. This piece aired on NBC 5 Saturday, January 19 and was posted to their YouTube channel on Monday, January 21.
DHS students collected more than 400 toys for the 2012 Santa’s Helper project, and items were delivered to WFAA-TV at Victory Plaza in Dallas on Wednesday, December 19. Students from 18 student clubs and organizations participated in the toy drive, and had their photos taken with News 8 meteorologist Pete Delkus and Daybreak anchor Ron Corning, [...]