Early Childhood School Teacher Recognized by CoServ and FC Dallas
CoServ and FC Dallas recognized Early Childhood School teacher Kyle Burns as a CoServ and FC Dallas Teacher of the Month. Burns was recognized at an FC Dallas match earlier this summer with a spotlight on the big screen and acknowledgment over the PA system. Congratulations to Burns on the recognition!
Senior Wins in New York Times Summer Reading Competition
Congratulations to Centennial High School Senior Sai Bommineni who won the NYT Summer Reading Contest during week 5 of the competition. He beat out more than 900 other students from around the world. Bommineni chose an article from the Business section headlined “Tesla Says Autopilot Makes Its Cars Safer. Crash Victims Say It Kills” and wrote an essay on the article. Read the short essay.
High School Students Collect Donations for Women
Lone Star High School students were featured by NBC Channel 5 for their efforts in collecting feminine products and undergarments. Kudos to these students on their initiative which has collected thousands of items for Genesis Women’s Shelter. Learn more about their efforts.
State Board of Education Recognizes Centennial Senior
State Board of Education member Pam Little awarded Centennial senior Pranavi Reddi the 2021 Student Hero Award for District 12. The Student Heroes Award recognizes public school students who voluntarily perform acts of kindness. Reddi was presented with a plaque and a medallion and the State Board approved a resolution in honor of Reddi and other recipients during the general meeting of the SBOE in Austin on June 25. Reddi is the founder of a non-profit organization known as Kindness4All, which focuses on encouraging people in the community to engage in projects that promote kindness.
Stafford Students Release Butterflies
Stafford Middle School students hatched and released several monarch butterflies recently at Monarch View Park, which opened earlier this year and is adjacent to the campus. The middle school has hatched many animals, including ducks and chickens,and looks forward to another year of expanding student learning opportunities.