DeSoto ISD Announces District Showcase

DeSoto ISD Announces Discover DeSoto ISD - A Districtwide Showcase
Posted on 12/20/2022
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DeSoto ISD is gearing up to host the Feb. 4, 2023, districtwide showcase set to take place from 9a to Noon at the DeSoto High School Academy Cafeteria located at 600 Eagle Drive in DeSoto.

At this year’s event, which returns for the first time in more than four years, current and prospective families and scholars will experience the DeSoto Difference through an interactive event that will allow attendees to see, touch, feel, and better understand the diverse body of offerings and opportunities available in DeSoto ISD for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade scholars. 

The districtwide Showcase will focus on the choice academic program set to open for the 2023-2024 school year and will feature four primary areas of experience:  
Student Performances and Program Demonstrations
Parent and Family Information Sessions
Interactive Engagement Stations
Campus Exhibition Space and Showcases

In the campus exhibition space, attendees will be able to engage with every school in the district, meet campus principals and teachers, and learn about each campus’ core, co-, and extra-curricular offerings. In the partners' interactive space, scholars and families can participate in hands-on activities and STEM experiments in a fun and engaging environment and see student-led demonstrations and performances showcasing student learning and experiences.

Parents who attend will also be able to attend a range of interactive workshops led by district and community leaders regarding the following topics:
Math and Literacy Support for Scholars
Testing and Assessment Insights and Tools to Enhance and Improve Preparedness and Performanc
Social Emotional Learning Tools and Resources for Scholars and Families
Financial Literacy and Planning for Scholars and Families
Career and Technical Education Overview and Inside Look

...And much more!

In addition to the core features of the event, attendees will have the opportunity to listen to a panel discussion featuring DeSoto ISD principals which will focus on key components of parent engagement and agency among other points of discussion from the campus leadership lens. 

“I am so excited about this event,” said DeSoto ISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Usamah Rodgers. “The opportunity to welcome district parents to our schools to learn about our programs in DeSoto ISD is a step forward in better serving our school community and providing parents and families the information, access, and resources they need to make the most of their experiences here in the district.”

Click here to view the registration page online or download the WHOVA app to support the selection of district info sessions and other event features in the Apple App Store or Google Play store.