Dallas Independent School District

06/16/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/16/2021 14:44

Dallas ISD News: Dallas ISD COVID-19 Update: June 16

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2021

DALLAS - Enrollment options for the 2021-2022 year are now available for all new and returning Dallas ISD students. As part of our neighborhood and magnet/choice schools, families can find an array of innovative programs such as STEM/STEAM, personalized learning, talented and gifted, dual language, and many more.

Assistance with online enrollment will be provided at our ONE Centers, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. starting Monday, June 21.

For information about enrollment and our programs, click here.

CTE job fair next week
To help students succeed in a global and dynamic economy, our Career and Technical Education Department is preparing them for a career field where they will earn a living wage and qualify for advancement and lifelong learning opportunities.

To connect students ages 16 to 24 with CTE certifications and with potential employers, we will host a virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. About 50 employers will be seeking to fill more than 1,400 job slots, most of them full-time positions.

For more information, click here. For student registration, click here.

Dallas ISD announces new Athletic Hall of Fame inductees
Dallas ISD announced the fourth class of the Dallas ISD Athletic Hall of Fame to recognize and honor individuals who have made significant contributions to our athletics programs. This year's inductees include two track Olympians; a pair of top-four NBA draft picks; a PGA Championship winner; two NFL Pro-Bowl selections; a first-round WNBA draft pick; a four-sport prep athlete who helped lead his baseball team to a state championship; and, a baseball coach who guided his teams to 32 consecutive playoff appearances. The 2021 class will be inducted into the Dallas ISD Athletic Hall of Fame in a virtual induction ceremony on Monday, Dec. 6.

For more information, click here.

Summer meals program begins next week
This Friday, June 18, is the last day of school for Dallas ISD. However, even when our schools close for the summer, we will continue to ensure that no child goes hungry during the break. This afternoon, at 4:30 p.m., we will kick off our Summer Meals Program with two events at David W. Carter High School and Highland Meadows Elementary School, adding a fun twist to our usual curbside distribution events.

On Monday, June 22, our Summer Meals Program will begin, serving free breakfast and lunch to children at over 50 schools and community sites throughout the summer. Parents can find the sites and serving times online at www.dallasisd.org/fcns, or by phone, calling 211 or texting 'FOODTX' to 877877.