We have a dedicated team of teachers, para-professionals, and support staff who are waiting to share their excitement for learning with your child to make sure he or she has the best learning experience possible. Join us in visiting our school, volunteering, and chatting with administrators, teachers and staff to help us deliver the instruction your child deserves. Parents and friends of DCISD are always welcome to come by to see learning in action. This year promises to be one of focus and achievement. We invite parents, guardians, community members, and friends of DCISD to become active participants on our dedicated team increasing learning opportunities for everyone in our school community.
The Dell City School held this year's first “5A Day” – Awards for Academics, Attendance, Athletics and Activities – on Sept. 25, and the Cougar community came together to celebrate student achievement in an outdoor assembly. Teacher Adriana Sanchez organized the event, which was held in the school courtyard, and Principal Carlos A. Contreras and staffer Debbie Guillen distributed awards.
26) in the El Paso County Junior Livestock Show, and took second in his class, and seventh over all, with his beef steer. Smetak said the El Paso show was a great learning experience – and a chance to sharpen his skills as he prepares for the 2021 Hudspeth County Livestock Show, and the San Antonio Stock Show next February.
Dell City School teachers, staff and students are excited to start the new school year – but, like so many other aspects of life right now, school won't be entirely “normal” when it resumes Monday, Aug. 10. Cougar administrators have released a “reentry plan” for the new school year, and you can read the full plan here.
Given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all parents and family members in Texas can choose whether their students will have on-campus, in-person instruction as the new school year begins, or take classes at home, through remote digital learning. The Dell City School is committed to offering our families this choice. Read more about Texas Education Agency guidelines for the new school year.
The coronavirus pandemic cut short spring sports and prevented Cougar students from participating in organized athletics for months – but now the Dell City School is preparing to host a “Summer Strength and Conditioning Program.” Texas UIL recently opened the door to these summer programs, which include restrictions for safeguarding health. For Dell City-area youth looking for a summer activity, and for their families, it's a great opportunity.
For the members of the Dell City Class of 2020, senior year certainly hasn't gone the way they hoped. That's all the more reason to celebrate this special group of Cougars as they reach the milestone of graduation. The school hosts 2020 Graduation Friday, May 29. With coronavirus restrictions in place, it will be an unconventional event. But the entire Cougar Community – the school's staff, students, families and local residents – is committed to making it an event to remember.
Continuing the school year with the school closed has been a daunting challenge for Dell City School teachers and students – and families! To meet the challenge, our educators and students are connecting online, and sharing materials and continuing instruction remotely. It wouldn't be happening without Dell Telephone Cooperative, and its subsidiary, Delcom.
Karen Torres – who joined Dell City ISD this year as the school's pre-K and kinder teacher – brings almost 25 years of experience to her work here. And while her career has been diverse – she's worked with ESL and special-education students, in Head Start, elementary and junior-high classrooms – her Dell City job is definitely a new chapter, with new opportunities for growth.
Clemens Boakye – “Mr. B” – joined Dell City ISD this year as the school's secondary math teacher. And in his first month, he's already made his mark, with the intensity and passion he brings to the classroom. That same passion has powered a bold and remarkable journey – from a small village in the African nation of Ghana, to a graduate degree and teaching career in West Texas.