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  • Dell Valley Women Invited to Join DCISD Staffers for Weekday Workouts

    It's an opportunity for Dell Valley-area women to get fit – and to enjoy one another's company, with the Dell City Women Cougars Workout. School staffers formed the group earlier this month, and have been meeting each weekday to work out, but the group is eager to invite all women in the community to join in.

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  • Dell City Students Attend Young People's Concert

    It was an opportunity for cultural enrichment, and to broaden horizons, when Dell City School fourth- and fifth-grade students traveled to El Paso early this month for the “Young People's Concert.” The event has become an annual tradition for the school.

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  • Cougar Boys Basketball Caps Season with Inspired Win

    The Dell City varsity boys basketball team wrapped up its season Friday night (Feb. 8) – and they did it in style.The Cougars scored a commanding win at home over the Fort Davis Indians, who entered the game as undefeated district champs. The final score was Dell City, 61, Fort Davis, 50. Congratulations, Cougars, on a great end to a hard-fought season!

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  • Dell Valley Youth Shine at County Stock Show

    Congratulations to Dell City School FFA members – and Dell Valley 4-H'ers – who represented our community in impressive fashion at the annual Hudspeth County Junior Livestock Show and Auction, held Jan. 24-27 in Sierra Blanca. Stock show is always a great countywide celebration, and Cougar youth played an important role in making this year's event a success.

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  • Tesha Czubinski, Veteran Educator, is Dell City ISD's New School Counselor; Jacob Walston Becomes Teacher for Second- and Third-Graders

    Tesha Czubinski, a veteran educator, has taught Dell City elementary students since 2015. Now, she'll become the new school counselor. Teacher Jacob Walston will replace her as teacher for second and third grades.

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  • Cougar Fourth- and Fifth-Graders Head to El Paso for “Young People's Concert” Feb.

    Dell City fourth- and fifth-graders will participate in a new school tradition, when they travel next Friday, Feb. 1, to join in the El Paso Symphony Orchestra's annual “Young People's Concert.”

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  • Catrina Wilson, Jacob Walston Recognized at School Board Meeting

    Dell City ISD main office staffer Catrina Wilson and teacher Jacob Walston were honored as standout employees this month – in recognition for the “many hats” they both wear at the district, and for their contributions to the Cougar community.

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  • Cougars Look to the Future at College Fair

    The Dell City School held a College Fair Jan. 16, and, for students, it was a window into the world of post-secondary education.

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  • Dell City ISD Gets “Clean Opinion” on 2017-2018 Audit

    Dell City ISD's financial condition is strong, and its bookkeeping and financial oversight practices are sound, according to a report delivered by the district's independent auditor to school board members Jan. 17.

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  • Dual-Credit Begins at Dell City ISD

    Dell City ISD launched its new dual-credit program this week, in partnership with El Paso Community College. The program, which will be expanded next year, offers students the opportunity to earn college credits while meeting high-school requirements, and it can help students and their families reduce the cost of a college degree.

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  • Recognizing Cougar Excellence at “5A Day”

    It was a positive way to get back into the swing of school. Dell City School students returned from Winter Break on Jan. 8, and on Jan. 9, the school community came together to celebrate student achievement, with an awards ceremony for the third six-week period of the school year.

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  • Parents, Administrators Share Ideas, at “Coffee with the Principal”

    “Coffee with the Principal” is held the second Wednesday of each month – and on Jan. 9, there were three sessions, good turnout and lively conversation.

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  • Two Dell City ISD Staffers Honored for Work on School Events

    Dell City ISD Catrina Wilson and Jacob Walston will be honored for going “above and beyond” the requirements of their jobs in their contributions to the school community, when the school board holds its next monthly meeting, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.

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  • Supporting Students of Migrant Families at the Dell City School

    Migrant families are a vital part of the Dell Valley community, and its farming economy. When it comes to education, children in those families can face unique challenges. Gabriela Camacho, of the regional Education Service Center's Migrant Education Program, helps Dell City ISD's migrant students meet those challenges .

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  • District Staff Volunteer for “School Guardian” Program

    At their meeting on Dec. 19, Dell City ISD school board received an update on the “school guardian” program, in which several school staffers will be trained and armed, as a safeguard against a possible school shooting. Ten school employees volunteered to be trained, and four were selected to move forward.

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  • 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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