Scholarship deadline set for March 22
The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of 16 college scholarships for 2013.
The application is available through counselors at the school and online at the Foundation website, woodrowfoundation.org/scholarships.
All applications are to be scanned and e-mailed by March 22.
Altogether, the 16 scholarships range from $250 to $2,500 and have a wide variety of criteria, such as financial need, ...
Tour features innovative homes
The Dallas Modern Home Tour returns for a second time on Saturday, March 2. See some of the city’s best examples of contemporary, sophisticated homes from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The self-guided driving tour will feature innovative homes that exemplify progressive living and modern architecture.
From towering trees and koi ponds to light-filled living rooms and a convertible indoor-outdoor dining room, discover how homes are incorporating eco-friendl...
Meadows grant helps Parks Foundation continue mission
The Dallas Parks Foundation continues its mission of supporting the Dallas Parks system with a $63,000 grant from The Meadows Foundation. The acceptance of this grant provides necessary general support to the Dallas Parks Foundation, an organization committed to the stewardship of Dallas parks through contributions and advocacy.
"The continued support of The Meadows Foundation recognizes the benefit of the Dallas Parks Foundation to our commu...
Miles makes surprise visit
DISD Superintendent Mike Miles paid a surprise visit to parents, administrators and faculty attending the February Woodrow Wilson PTA meeting held on Feb. 11 in the school library. The superintendent was present at the school for an “Open Mike Live” community meeting held earlier in the school auditorium. Although Superintendent Miles did not stay at the PTA meeting for very long, he did give an overview of his vision for DISD and some changes...
LAKEHILL PREPARATORY SCHOOL Lower School inspires with creative projects
Lakehill's Lower School teachers are well known for their creative projects and programs that bring learning to life for their students. In the past week alone, Lower School students have become explorers, served as delegates to the Constitutional Convention, and celebrated milestones by brightening the lives of other children. Who knew learning could be so much fun?
One Hundred Days
Lakehill's youngest students celebrated the 100th day of sch...
Lakewood welcomes Jerry's
The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce came together for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Jerry's Dogs hotdog and burger restaurant on Gaston at Abrams in Lakewood. In attendance were (from left to right): Dick Phelps, Micah Lawson, Michael Alcantor, Jesse Simmons, Karen Brown, Mark Weber, Cheryl Spain, Joe Corcoran (with scissors), Roger Perry, Richard Dawson, Tom Corcoran, Darlene Ellison and (back row) Rick Wamre, Steve Kercho, Vic...
Griffith to celebrate 100th!
Clarence Griffith has nearly worn out his driver's license, proving to doctors at Baylor Medical Center, where he works as a volunteer one day a week in the heart and vascular unit, that he really is 100 years old. A number of events are planned to celebrate his official 100th birthday, which will be on Tuesday, March 5.
Griffith was born in Granbury, Texas to Margie and Howard Griffith, the third child in a family of six boys. When Griffith ...
Veterans invited to Iwo Jima anniversary
Daughters of World War II will present a program on Saturday, Feb. 23 to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the most famous “shot” seen around the world.
The shot refers to the photograph of the flag being raised on February 23, 1945 on the island of Iwo Jima, a battle marked by some of the fiercest fighting of World War II. The photograph was extremely popular and was reprinted in countless publications.
It won the Pulitzer Prize for Photogr...
Library hosts Tuskegee Airman
Tuskegee Airman Lt. Calvin J. Spann tells the youth in the audience at the White Rock Hills Branch Library last Saturday that studying math and science in high school were key to his acceptance into the Army Air Corps. In this first talk, sponsored by the branch library's Friends group, Lt.. Spann recounted his adventures and losses in central Europe during World War II while flying P-47 fighters, and told of some of the racial injustice again...