News & Announcements

  • State Gives Dell City ISD an “A” for Financial Management

    Dell City ISD has received an “A” grade – a rating of “outstanding” or “superior” – for its financial management, in an annual review by the Texas Education Agency. At left, Dell City ISD Business Manager Rita Archuleta was honored by Supt. Ruben Cervantes, at a school board meeting Nov. 29. Cervantes said the “A” rating was all due to Archuleta's hard work.

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  • Family Math Night is Thursday, Dec. 13

    There will be casino-themed games and prizes, and hot chocolate and other refreshments, when the Dell City School hosts “Family Math Night” Thursday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Cougar Gym. All students, families and community members are invited to attend.

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  • Dell City ISD Will Offer Dual-Credit Courses Beginning January 2019 – Parent Meeting Planned to Discuss Dual-Credit Program

    DCISDl is committed to preparing students for college, a career or the military. As part of that commitment, the school will begin offering dual-credit college courses to some high-school students next semester, and the school will expand opportunities in the years to come.

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  • Surplus Sale Caps a “Contagious” Clean-Up Effort at the Dell City School

    Dell City ISD held a sale of surplus property Dec. 8. The sale capped off a six-week-long effort at the school, involving school staff – and a few students. The school's former elementary building – which had turned into an all-purpose storage area for discarded items – can now be used for tutoring, extracurriculars and other activities central to the school's mission.

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  • “School Guardian” Program Moves Forward at DCISD

    Dell City ISD is moving forward with a “school guardian” program. The program involves training and arming school staff members – as a means of response in the event of a school shooting. School officials were planning to interview staff who have expressed a willingness to serve as armed guardians on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Along with Supt. Ruben Cervantes and Principal Carlos A. Contreras, DPS Trooper Mike Schulze and Hudspeth Sheriff's Deputy Nick Hanshaw were expected to conduct the interviews.

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  • Adriana Sanchez is Dell City ISD's New ESL Aide

    Adriana Sanchez, who has worked at Dell City ISD since 2014, has a new role as of Nov. 26. She's now serving as ESL instructional aide, working with ESL students in middle and high school and insuring that these students have the opportunity to succeed.

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  • With “Instructional Rounds,” Cultivating the “Art and Science” of Teaching

    The Dell City School has launched a new program of “instructional rounds.” Teachers, along with school administrators, visit one another's classrooms – and then share feedback with their peers. The program is designed to help teachers learn from one another and to grow in the “art and science” of teaching.

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  • Students, Parents Attend Family Reading Night – Casino-Themed “Math Night” Is Dec. 13

    The Dell City School hosted a “Family Reading Night,” with a camp-out theme, on Nov. 15, and students, staff and parents and family members came together in Cougar Gym to enjoy the pleasures of reading.

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  • With Parents and Family Members, DCISD Celebrates Thanksgiving

    The Dell City School and community celebrated Thanksgiving, and welcomed the arrival of the holiday season, with a feast at the school earlier this month. School cooks Leonor Garcia and Angelica Galvan cooked and served up the homestyle meal, Thursday, Nov. 15, and parents and family members joined their students for lunch in the cafeteria

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  • Dell City ISD to Hire School Counselor

    Dell City ISD is now seeking to hire a school counselor. A full-time position, the counselor's job will be to help meet the social and emotional needs of students, as well as to communicate with parents and to help students plan and prepare for post-graduation – whether that be college, a career or the military

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  • DCISD Moves Ahead on “District of Innovation” Plan

    Dell City ISD is moving forward toward becoming a "district of innovation," after school board members approved the creation of a planning committee for the effort, at their monthly meeting Oct. 25.

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  • Dell City ISD to Sell Surplus Property in “Garage Sale” Style Event

    The Dell City School will soon be selling off surplus property in a garage-sale style event. A date for the event has not been set, but the Dell City school board gave its seal of approval to the sale at an Oct. 25 meeting.

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  • Dell City School Puts Videoconferencing Technology to Work

    Videoconferencing equipment was recently connected at Dell City ISD, and will allow school administrators and teachers to connect with diverse resources.

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  • School Board Hears Update on Proposed “Guardian” Program

    Though no action on the matter has been taken, Dell City school board members learned new details of a proposed “school guardian” program during their regular monthly meeting Oct. 25. The guardian program is one approach recommended by Texas state officials to address the potential for school shootings, and it involves training, and arming, school staffers.

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  • Cougars Celebrate 2018 Homecoming

    The Dell City School celebrated homecoming Oct. 8-12, with a week of special activities culminating in a parade and bonfires Thursday, Oct. 11, and a pep rally and sporting events on Friday, Oct. 12

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  • Dell City Students Help Make 60th County Fair a Milestone Event

    Dell City celebrated the 60th annual county fair the last weekend of September, and, from the start of the parade down Main Street to the last encore at the dance Saturday night, Dell City School students played an important role in the community celebration.

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  • Honoring Tesha Czubinski, Outstanding Educator

    A veteran educator, now in her 18th year of teaching, Tesha Czubinski is part of the backbone of the Dell City School. As a teacher of kindergarten, first, second and third grade students, she’s set the school’s youngest minds on a course of lifelong learning, and she’s a mentor – providing advice, and comfort – to new teachers at the district. Her achievements were celebrated this summer, when, along with other outstanding educators in Hudspeth and El Paso counties, she was honored as a “Teacher of the Year.”

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