First ever freshman talent show set for tonight

Tonight Alexander Auditorium will be filled with talent from freshman and their peers as Club Fresh host the first ever Freshman Got Talent show at 7 p.m.. “The acts that will be in the show are outstanding,” Miss Baker said. “They are all very talented kids.” Tickets for the show will be $3 at the [...]

Open House offers students, parents taste of high school programs

Cars filled the main parking lot as students and parents filed out of cars with course manuals, schedules, and pens in hand. Mother Ladelphia Taylor accompanied her daughter Eboni Johnson to Open House last night. Currently a junior, Johnson is making big decisions about what to fill her senior choice sheet with, and Ms. Taylor [...]

Take ten with varsity head soccer coach Nuno Passos

Panther Prints Sports Editor Julio Munoz  went unplugged with head boys soccer coach Nuno Passos and ask him about his restructuring of the boys soccer program. Q: What are the essentials to building a soccer program from the ground up? A: “You’ve got to have structure in your program, you have to have discipline, and [...]

Panther Prints website named NSPA Pacemaker finalist

The Panther Prints website duncanvillepantherprints.org was selected as a National Scholastic Press Association Pacemaker finalist. The list of winners was released today. The schools are broken down into small schools 1500 and under  as well as large schools over 1500.  Panther prints was one of the 15 selected as a finalist in the large school [...]

Career and Technology Apprentice program offers look at programs

Sparks fly, machines heat up and buzzing fills the garage as junior Deion Thompson looks over the shoulder of Jennifer Wilson, CEO of the district. With trembling hands and focused eyes, Wilson welds and grinds pieces of metal to eventually build a World War II airplane model. After spending the day in a welding class, [...]

Gatorade commercials to air late Spring featuring DHS athletes

Senior Dj Edwards normally would dress in his jersey and wrap his ankles for a football game, but this time he puts on make-up and poses for the Gatorade television ad. “It was a new experience for me,” Edwards said. “I was not used to having a camera in my face and striking so many [...]

Rango tops box office as Pixar’s newest animated movie

As a general rule, animated films are family films. The cost of animation is simply too high for a studio to invest in anything other than the lowest-common denominator fare. It’s rare that any studio other than Pixar will craft an animated feature that not only appeals to kids, but has the wits and edginess [...]

Staff plans garage sale to help janitor Janet Johnson with fight against cancer

After being diagnosed with a second round of cancer, custodian Janet Johnson’s friendly face disappeared from school. Teachers and students knew something was missing. Not seeing her  face or hearing her warm voice inspired the staff to plan a community wide garage sale to help with Janet’s medical needs. “When I heard her cancer was [...]

WFAA’s report shows Duncanville ISD’s true financial state

Duncanville ISD was the victim of sensational reporting last week when KTVT Channel 11 aired an incorrect story about Superintendant Alfred Ray’s salary.   The reporter  from Channel 11 was not interested in reporting the facts as you can see in his story that ran on Channel 11.  He only used portions of this video which [...]

Economics class learns hands on business experience

Every student had their own promotional speech. They had posters advertising their product with one thing in mind. Not getting the perfect score on Mrs.  Abbie Strunc’s economics project but being the one in her class that demonstrates the the  best example supply and demand. “Students seem to learn supply and demand much easier when [...]