<!--:es-->2010-2011 Cast Members For Dallas ISD Television Programs Announced
. . . Scorecards Listing 2009-2010 Campus Performance Now Available
. . . Dallas ISD Community Invited To Weigh-In On Districts 2011-2012 Calendar
Districts Web site features two calendar options<!--:-->

2010-2011 Cast Members For Dallas ISD Television Programs Announced . . . Scorecards Listing 2009-2010 Campus Performance Now Available . . . Dallas ISD Community Invited To Weigh-In On Districts 2011-2012 Calendar Districts Web site features two calendar options

DALLAS—Dallas ISD is proud to announce the new and returning cast members for its 2010-2011 student hosted, television programs School Zone Dallas, Zona Escolar de Dallas, News Beat and Aquí en Dallas ISD.
The new cast for School Zone Dallas includes co-hosts Liz Magallanes, Woodrow Wilson, and Malcolm Hornsby, Rosie M. Collins Sorrels School of Education and Social Services at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center. Returning reporters are Kalyce Simpson, Lincoln Humanities/Communications Magnet, and Jose Ortiz, Skyline. New reporters on the program include Kyle Barnes, W.T. White; Alexus Ferrell, David W. Carter; Jessica Nguyen, School of Health Professions at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center; and Madeleine Rosuck, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
School Zone Dallas is the district’s Emmy Award-winning television program that takes you around the district to meet the engaging students, dedicated teachers and giving volunteers who make Dallas ISD great.
Tune in to School Zone Dallas on KERA Channel-13 on Friday, October 22, at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 24, at 9:30 a.m., and Dallas ISD Cable Channel 98 on Time Warner Cable System of Dallas every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
The 2010-2011 News Beat anchors include returning students Clarissa Gonzales, Booker T. Washington; and Paola Arreola, W.T. White. New cast members are Taylor Hinojosa, Hillcrest; Diney Hobgood, Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School; and Korii Williams, Skyline High School.
News Beat is a three to five minute, student hosted newscast that highlights the events and activities throughout the district. News Beat airs on Dallas ISD Cable Channel-98, Monday through Friday, at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m., and can also be viewed on the district Web site.
Congratulations to the 2010-2011 cast of Zona Escolar de Dallas and Aquí en Dallas ISD, the Spanish language versions of School Zone Dallas and News Beat. The co-hosts for Zona Escolar de Dallas are Erika Ipiña, School of Business and Management at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center and Jatsive Hernandez, W.T. White. Reporters for the program are Yarixa Ramirez, W.H. Adamson; Monica Resendiz, Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School; and Nancy Salas, Skyline.
Zona Escolar de Dallas will air at 10 a.m., Saturday, October 23 and February 10, 2011 on Univision Channel 23. These students also anchor Aquí en Dallas ISD, which airs monthly on Univision’s Via 23.
School Zone Dallas, Zona Escolar de Dallas, News Beat and Aquí en Dallas ISD are produced by Dallas Schools Television.
For more information go to http://www.dallasisd.org/dstv.

Scorecards Listing 2009-2010 Campus Performance Now Available

Reports are designed to provide school data directly to parents and the community

DALLAS–School scorecards with performance data from the 2009-2010 school year are now available on the district’s Web site at www.dallasisd.org/scorecards. The scorecards are annual reports to parents and the community that provide information about a school’s performance and progress toward the district’s goals for student achievement. The performance measures used to create the scorecards go beyond test scores to include outcomes such as graduation rates, college readiness, attendance, and other key measures of success.
The scorecard system is different from previous documentation, because it is designed to convey information to parents and the community. Important information is in one place and formatted for ease of use.

Dallas ISD Community Invited To Weigh-In On Districts 2011-2012 Calendar
Districts Web site features two calendar options

DALLAS–Dallas ISD invites parents, students and community members to log on to the districts Web site, www.dallasisd.org to review and vote for one of two calendar options for the 2011-2012 school year.
The calendar options list the dates for the opening and closing of the school year, student and teacher holidays, early release days for teacher staff development, parent-teacher conference dates, dates for spring break, and dates for report card distribution. The options differ in the number of days designated for winter break, the dates for bad weather make-up days and teacher and student holidays.
The link includes the two calendar options, a page of calendar highlights pointing out the main features of the two options and a frequently asked questions document with answers to questions about the make-up of the calendars.

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