Sewell Elementary School’s Skyler Shaffer and Austin Academy for Excellence’s Jasmine John were named this year’s Cybersafety Poster Contest district winners, each receiving a sphero SPRK+ educational robot for their art pieces.
Eleven-year-old Michael Moore was among just 150 fourth, fifth and sixth-graders selected to perform with the Texas Choral Directors Association Honor Choir. More than 800 across the state auditioned for a spot.
Thanks to the efforts of students and staff, 70,000 canned goods were donated to Good Samaritans of Garland, Life Message in Rowlett, and 5 Loaves Food Pantry in Sachse as part of the district's annual food drive.
The Classical Center at Brandenburg Middle School was named a winner in the 2017 Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project. More than 275 of the nation’s finest middle and high school ensembles entered this competition by submitting recordings.