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Dallas Mavericks Star Vince Carter Shoots Hoops, Teaches Skill Drills to Dallas Youth; Helps Sun Life Surprise Two Students with College Scholarships & Award $100,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Dallas Mavericks Star Vince Carter Shoots Hoops, Teaches Skill Drills  to Dallas Youth; Helps Sun Life Surprise Two Students  with College Scholarships & Award $100,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

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, [...]

Big Thought Stokes Creative Learning in Dallas Schools

Big Thought Stokes Creative Learning in Dallas Schools

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 [...]

STUDENTS DESCEND ON THE MEYERSON TO SECURE PAID INTERNSHIPS

STUDENTS DESCEND ON THE MEYERSON TO SECURE PAID INTERNSHIPS

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 [...]

Dallas Schools to Make Security Updates Across the District

Dallas Schools to Make Security Updates Across the District

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 [...]

2008 Bond Program Provides Lift for DISD

2008 Bond Program Provides Lift for DISD

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 [...]

Graffiti Artists Work with The Friends of Greiner Organization

Graffiti Artists Work with The Friends of Greiner Organization

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.

Gang Specialists take on DISD challenges with new technology, partner agencies

Gang Specialists take on DISD challenges with new technology, partner agencies

A new system is being used to combat Dallas’ gang problem.

Lecture at African American Museum Highlights DISD’s First Black Principal

Lecture at African American Museum Highlights DISD’s First Black Principal

Dr. Lisa K Thompson shares lessons to be taken away from the life of Estelle Doty

Dr. Michael Hinojosa: Happy Trails from a DISD Parent

Dr. Michael Hinojosa: Happy Trails from a DISD Parent

You made me wanna say, bye bye

Big Thought and Partners launch Kids Cafe in South Dallas

Big Thought and Partners launch Kids Cafe in South Dallas

North Texas Food Bank and DISD also part of Kids Cafe and ribbon cutting ceremony on April 12

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