Special treat for teachers of Wilmer-Hutchins

Most of the teachers chose spots near the window when it came to where to sit and enjoy their special meal.

School Notes

Harllee Early Childhood Center

Mastering academic challenges

“Productive thinking,” a Texans Can Academies instructor wrote upon a magic erase board inside his Oak Cliff classroom. “Thinking skills, awareness of surroundings, retrace your steps, focus …”


The Black Lives Matter Movement isn’t the only movement that has created a hashtag that has caught on like a wildfire amongst young, Black people – at least for Black youth in Houston.

Academy honors legendary journalist

Legendary North Texas journalist Gloria Campos has spent her entire career of 30 years inspiring children to pursue their goals by stressing the importance of getting an education.

Dallas Cowboys feel season’s first defeat

Despite taking a 14-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game, the Dallas Cowboys could not hold on to their lead and fell to the Atlanta Falcons 28-39 on Sept. 27 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Technology keeps athletes, fans connected

This year, the Dallas ISD Athletics Department is utilizing technology to connect parents and fans to district sporting events – from each school’s sporting schedule or the location of the field house or stadium to the game score and much ...

Dr. Hinojosa named as lone finalist for Dallas ISD superintendent

Dr. Michael Hinojosa, who has served as the interim superintendent for the Dallas Independent School District since trustees unanimously approved his appointment on June 26, has been named as the lone finalist to serve as superintendent of schools by the ...

Dem Boyz are Back!

It was a wild finish for the Dallas Cowboys season opener against the New York Giants on Sunday. After trailing 20-26 to the Giants with 1:34 left in the fourth quarter, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo led his team to a ...

Apple HBCU Scholars deadline approaching

On Aug. 25, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund opened the application process for the Apple HBCU Scholars program to help the most valuable company in the world identify the next generation of high-performing leaders of color in technology.

Back to school stress problematic for many students

Stressed-out students in England recently received a little help with their anxiety after school officials brought in several pooches in training to become guide dogs to help take the students’ mind off of deadlines and assessments.

Black Methodist leaders organize for justice

Flanked by images of the nine men and women at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and the four little girls killed in the 1963 bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, among other victims of racial ...

Cars for Kids at bigger Dallas facility

Changing stereotypes and helping teens that have struggled in a traditional high school setting graduate since 1985, Texans Can Academies has served more than 111,000 students in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Last school year alone, 1,660 ...

Truancy takes a higher toll on Black families

Truancy among Black students has far-ranging consequences, not just as a predictor for low academic achievement, but also for the long-term cost to American taxpayers, according to a new report by the Center of American Progress, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan ...

STEM mentoring camp for girls

Due to a shortage of 3,000 engineers in the United States, the Department of Defense will have to stop work on certain projects, according to the June 29 issue of Engineering News and Review.