DHS band musicians Dakota Cole and Maxwell Perez recently achieved two of UIL’s highest band honors: coveted spots on Region 25’s All Region Band, along with the right to compete in the first round of auditions for Texas’ prestigious All-State Band.
“The All-Region auditions took place in early December in McKinney with over 1,000 high school band students competing for spots in one of only three All-Region Bands,” said DHS Band Director Jackie Deen. “The competi
Thanks to the generosity of the Clara Blackford and W. Aubrey Smith Foundation, hundreds of B. McDaniel fifth graders spend a full week each year studying in one of Mother Nature’s most majestic classrooms: Oklahoma’s renowned Camp Goddard. Complete with a museum featuring a giant dinosaur exhibit, a Native American room packed with hundreds of artifacts, an outdoor fossil dig, a prehistoric stream and four interactive teaching trails that meander through five miles of wilder
On Wednesday, KTEN meteorologists Alana Cameron and David Siple visited the third graders at Hyde Park Elementary to talk with students about weather and the tools they utilize to create their forecasts. The students were introduced to a variety of weather measurement instruments including thermometers, a rain gauge, a barometer and an anemometer (which measures wind speed). Third grade students only get to take one field trip per year. So, in this case, the field trip came t