Denton ISD | Education
In the Schools: March 21, 2018
The symphonic band, honor band and junior varsity girls choir each earned a Sweepstakes award at the Region 2 University Interscholastic League Concert and Sight Reading Contest earlier this month. Sweepstakes, the highest award issued by UIL, is given when music groups earn a First Division rating for both the concert and sight reading portions of the contest.
Denton ISD agenda: Let's review our grading policy
In the Schools: March 14, 2017
From scaredy-cat to gore master: Guyer junior awarded grant for special effects makeup
If anyone sees a zombie wandering the streets in Lantana, don’t panic. That could just be Ellie Heyns’ latest creation.
Guyer High student walkout petition gains traction online
Five Guyer High School students created an online petition calling on administrators to “refrain from issuing any sort of punishment" for students who participate in an April walkout to protest gun violence.
Insight Denton: Why does Denton ISD have so many valedictorians?
Most high schools typically have one valedictorian and one salutatorian in every graduating class. Denton ISD had more than 30 from three high schools last year. That's because the district doesn't do tie-breakers when deciding who earns the top spots in the graduating class.
Insight Denton: Can government officials include Bible verses in public memos?
Insight Denton: A business next to our Lantana neighborhood plays music too loud. Can something be done?
In the Schools: March 7, 2018
Fourth Grade — Sam Panthagani, Excellent Ribbon, Reasoning; Madilyn Earle, Excellent Ribbon, Computation; Sarah Jane Sheldon, Excellent Ribbon, Computation; Trey Stickl, Excellent Ribbon, first place overall, Reasoning.
In the Schools: Feb. 21, 2018
The program starts at 6:30 and will include performances from theater students, dance students, the Denton High Wind Ensemble, the Denton High Chorale, the Denton High Chamber Orchestra and Mariachi Los Broncos.
Freedom of information workshop slated
Krum ISD mulls issue of student-led prayers at board meetings
Denton ISD calls election for $750 million bond project
Denton school board members voted unanimously Tuesday night to put a $750 million bond measure on the May election ballot. If it passes, the five-year package would be the most expensive in Denton ISD’s history.