Performance Hall renamed Tom & Verda Shine Performance Hall

Dozens of family members, friends, co-workers and students packed into the high school performance hall to show Dr. Tom Shine and his wife Verda their appreciation for their years of service to the districts band programs. With twinkling trophies surrounding them, the smell of helium filled balloons and the sweet taste of vanilla cake on [...]

Math teacher shares cake decorating expertise with culinary students

It is not unusual for students in culinary arts class to get the opportunity to taste and eat their assignments. It is also not unusual for them to get a visit from Math teacher Chad Fitzgerald. He doesn’t come to the cooking class to check their measurements. Instead he is the owner of “The Cake [...]

Pitts takes job as new band director

Mr. William Pitts was never the star player, but he found a niche for composing music. Now Pitts finds himself as the new band director at Duncanville High School. “I have always been really impressed with the way they played here and their approach to music,” Pitts said. “And how music is the forefront of [...]