Video: Mrs. Annette Burnap’s third block class flys airplanes

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Photos: Graphic Arts students work on Skills USA state project

Tweet[slideshow id=143] The Graphic Arts students chapter display project advanced to the state contest in Corpus  this week. They spent many hours after school working on their final design.  Staff photographer Ana Monzon spent some time with them as they constructed their project.

BIM classes fly paper airplanes to extend computer learning

TweetThis week, Mrs. Annette Burnap and Mrs. Jeri Rorie’s  Business Information Management class constructed and flew paper airplanes as part of their class assignment. Burnap says this is an extension of the things they learned during their unit on Microsoft tools. “We’ve learned how to use excel so now the students are throwing the airplanes [...]

Jv softball vs. Cedar Hill

Tweet[slideshow id=142] The junior varsity softball team took on Cedar Hill. Panther Prints photographer Jazmyn Dixson was on hand to cover the game.

Varsity baseball vs. Mesquite

Tweet[slideshow id=139] The varsity baseball team took on mesquite. Staff photographers Heather Butler and Erika Torres were on hand to photographer the game.

Varsity baseball vs. Denton

Tweet[slideshow id=140] The Varsity Baseball team played Denton here.  Panther Prints Photographers Heather Butler and Chase Apperson were on hand to photograph the game.

Art class designs ceiling tiles for library to display

TweetFive drops of red, one drop of orange and one drop of white paint are carefully mixed together to make the perfect shade in art teacher Annette Valenzuela’s classroom. Students hunch over their unusual canvases to match every detail of their Caldecott childrens’ books onto their painting. On over sized ceiling tiles, the art students [...]

When It Happens Book Review

TweetSusane Colasanti certainly knows how to relate to teens. Her debut novel When It Happens tells the story of teenage romance, finding your dreams and fulfilling them. Told in the voice of both leading characters Tobey and Sara, the book offers some laughs and insights into the thoughts of the opposite sex.

District releases budget update

TweetHeadlines across the Dallas Fort-Worth area include a number of school district budget crises and the $10 billion state education budget shortfall. So where does Duncanville ISD stand with these budget issues, and how will the state’s education funding problems impact our students? Our financial status going into the 2011-2012 budget planning process is not [...]

Faculty to wear shirts and jeans in honor of Johnson

TweetHot pink t-shirts are filling the halls of the school this week. These aren’t just any spirit shirts like you see on Friday. If you take time to read the shirts, you will see in big white letters the words “Jeans for Janet” with a pair of jeans folded to form a cancer awareness ribbon. [...]