DSN Newswire Big Brothers Big Sisters and Community Council of Greater Dallas among 16 exceptional organizations across U.S. to receive Sun Life Rising Star Award for commitment to education Outstanding Dallas area students Charity Garrison and Dominic Bowie thought they were participating in a basketball exercise clinic with their peers, when Mavericks Guard Vince Carter, [...]
by Avery Stefan Big Thought, a non-profit organization, has numerous programs that address academic achievement and youth development for students around Dallas. Through projects like the lantern art display for the Arts District’s annual Aurora event, Big Thought strives to encourage students’ creativity and imagination to enable them to attain a brighter future. Colorful papier-mâché [...]
DSN Newswire Approximately 600 students from Dallas public and charter high schools went through “real-life” interview process competing for eight-week internships at AT&T, JP Morgan Chase, Brinker, Parkland and more all made possible by the Mayor’s internship fellows program. Today approximately 600 Dallas public high school students put their newly honed interview skills to practice [...]
by Marissa Budzynski The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of proposal to tighten school security in the wake of the Newtown, Conn. shootings. The shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December were a wake-up call for the Dallas Independent School District, say officials. The Board of Trustees voted unanimously on [...]
by Michael Hubbard In February of 2012, the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation released a study titled “The Impact of School Buildings on Student Health and Performance: A Call for Research”. The study outlines how factors such as poor classroom acoustics, no natural light and poor ventilation negatively impact students’ alertness and performance. The report isn’t an [...]
Stunning wall paintings are a product of The Friends of Greiner organization. Friends of Greiner is also sponsoring an after school graffiti club to teach the students about the history of graffiti and that they can still express their art in a legal manner.
A new system is being used to combat Dallas’ gang problem.
Dr. Lisa K Thompson shares lessons to be taken away from the life of Estelle Doty
You made me wanna say, bye bye
North Texas Food Bank and DISD also part of Kids Cafe and ribbon cutting ceremony on April 12