District ranked #1 in financial performance

Duncanville ISD has been ranked as the number one Texas school district in Best Financial Performance by the Education Resource Group, Inc. The ranking demonstrates the district’s prudent fiscal management. Duncanville ISD was ranked fourth in the state when the Education Resource Group’s report was last released.  The Education Resource Group is an academic and [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

College planning workshop set for March 8

For parents who are beginning the planning process for their students’ future, the PTSA will host a free college financial planning workshop at 7:30 tomorrow night. Parents can of freshman through seniors can attend the workshop in the East Seminar Room. College planning expert Douglas Bryan with College Planning DFW will share secrets he’s learned [...]

Williams appears on Channel 8 morning show

DHS teacher David Williams who appeared on the Saturday edition of the WFAA Channel 8 Morning Show March 5! Students showed up in support of him as both a teacher and a mentor.