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Parents encouraged to register their kids for Dallas ISD’s virtual story time and book club

Project R.E.A.D. LIVE is a virtual story time/book club hosted by Library Media Services for Dallas ISD students currently enrolled in grades PK-5th grade to promote reading for pleasure. Parents of these students are encouraged to register at Project READ / READ Live – Dallas ISD to secure their enrollment in this interactive reading based experience provided by the librarians of Dallas ISD.
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Celebrating our Dallas ISD retirees

Dallas ISD thanks all 2021 retirees for their service and commitment to the children of Dallas and wishes them the best in this next stage. For the list of retirees, click here. Gail David Dupree—40 years or service. After 40 years at Dallas ISD, Gail David Dupree is retiring and...
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Late receiving original Emancipation Proclamation, Texas sets tone for Juneteenth celebrations

As recently as a few decades ago, Juneteenth resonated with relatively few people outside Texas and neighboring states. Named for the month June and the nineteenth day, Juneteenth commemorates the date in 1865 that Texas received word of the Emancipation Proclamation – two and a half years after the signing of the formal proclamation. Today, Juneteenth is a holiday in 46 states and the District of Columbia. Celebrations feature family and community gatherings, often with readings of the Emancipation Proclamation, religious sermons and spiritual songs.
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Big Thought Announces $2.5 Million in Donations

Big Thought is pleased to announce it has received $2.5 million in donations — $1 million from the Rainwater Charitable Foundation based in Fort Worth, Texas, and $1.5 million from philanthropists MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett. Scott and Jewett made contributions in support of 286 high-impact organizations in categories and...
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Dallas ISD to Induct 10 Individuals into Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Among this year’s Dallas ISD Athletic Hall of Fame class are two track Olympians, including a four-time gold medalist; a pair of top-four NBA draft picks with 18 all-star game appearances between them, including a back-to-back NBA World Champion; a PGA Championship winner; two NFL Pro-Bowl selections, including a Super Bowl champion; a first-round WNBA draft pick; a four-sport prep athlete that helped lead his baseball team to a state championship; and, a baseball coach that guided his teams to 32 consecutive playoff appearances.
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Enroll Online TODAY for the 2021-2022 School Year

An array of innovative educational programs such as STEM/STEAM, personalized learning, talented and gifted, dual language, leadership academy, and many other options can be found at all Dallas ISD neighborhood schools. All new and returning kinder through 12th grade students can now enroll at one of these and other programs...
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Roosevelt High School alumni surprise 20 graduating seniors

Roosevelt High School alumni surprised 20 graduating seniors on Saturday, June 12, with a car caravan delivering gifts. Alumni decorated their cars and traveled from house to house to celebrate these Roosevelt Class of 2021 students. This is the second year for their Mustang Caravan of Love. The celebrations will...
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Carter High School senior leads on the court and in the classroom

Walter Taylor III learned a lot about persistence over the last year. The senior at David W. Carter spent most days this school year with his eyes peeled on a computer screen attending class remotely from home. “I had to learn how to be a student,” he said of developing the discipline to consistently wake up, open the computer and motivate himself to do the required assignments to maintain a superior GPA.
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Woodrow Wilson High School graduation ceremony update

In the event of rain today, the Woodrow Wilson High School graduation ceremony scheduled for outside Ellis Davis Field House may move inside Ellis Davis today, Saturday, June 12. If that occurs, we encourage everyone to wear a mask inside during the ceremony. Visit www.dallasisd.org/graduations to watch the ceremony online.
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This Is Home: Custodial Services supervisor and Dallas ISD graduate is committed to serving and uplifting the Southern Dallas community

Corey Banks, a custodial Services Supervisor and proud South Oak Cliff Golden Bear, is committed to uplifting his community through his leadership position. With 23 years of service under his belt, Banks manages over 80 custodial services employees who ensure the day-to-day smooth operations of 23 Dallas ISD campuses in southern Dallas. Part of his secret sauce for success stems from valuable lessons on collaboration and determination that he learned during his teenage years at South Oak Cliff High (SOC).
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Dallas ISD proposes raising the minimum district hourly wage to $13.50

Dallas ISD is proposing to raise the minimum district hourly wage from $12.12 to $13.50 per hour. Employees in the impacted positions would receive an average increase of 10%, with some employees receiving slightly less or more depending on individual specifics. The increase would impact about 7,300 employees, primarily in the Maintenance and Operations, Student Transportation, Food and Child Nutrition Services, Paraprofessional, Office Support, and Police and Security pay structures.
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Congratulations to the 2021 School Counselor of the Year

The 2020-2021 Dallas ISD Counselor of the Year is someone who not only advocates for what is best for students at the school but is also always willing to share personal best practices with and mentor other counselors. For her meticulous work in auditing transcripts and her, ensuring students have...