Good Things are Happening March 2023

Good Things are Happening March 2023
Posted on 03/10/2023
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DeSoto ISD is continuing to clarify and define the Triple-A Experience for its school community and scholars. The Triple-A Experience gives credence to the district’s holistic and well-rounded approach to educating scholars through academics, arts, and athletics and is an opportunity to more deeply engage students and their families in the educational offerings available in DeSoto ISD.


  • The Grandmother of Juneteenth, Dr. Opal Lee herself, read her book to 2nd graders around the district in celebration of Read Across America Day and the African American Read In!
  • CTE Staff were celebrated at the last Board Meeting in recognition of CTE month.
  • Updated District Calendar reminder – Friday is a FULL day of school!!The calendar was adjusted to address the time lost for inclement weather.
  • Choice School applications are still open! The Triple A experience is available to all who qualify!
  • Hall of Honor nominations are open through March 24. Nominate a worthy Alumni or Community member for consideration.



  • Congratulations to our Business Professionals of America (BPA) students that participated in the state level competition this weekend vying for a bid to the national competition. Tatianna Hazel placed as an alternate for the national competition in Extemporaneous Speech.  Kinnadi Mosby advanced to the final round in Java Programming, but fell short on advancing to nationals.
  • Congratulations to the Lady Eagles Basketball team for an outstanding season, making it all the way to the State finals in what many believed would be a rebuild season following the graduation of 7 seniors from last year’s State Championship season. The ladies worked hard, fought strong, and led with class and distinction all the way so they are champions!
  • Congratulations to the Boys Basketball team heading to San Antonio for the State Championship Tournament this weekend. And congratulations to Coach Bacon for his 700th career win! 
  • Congratulations DHS junior Gabrielle Crittendon for being selected for and participated in the national choir for the American Choral Directors Association in Cincinnati.
  • Congratulations to DHS Choir students Chanstin Asberry, Gabrielle Crittendon, Morgan Konditi, Elijah Mitchell, Abigail Norris, and Arieana Williams for advancing to State Solo & Ensemble in May 2023.
  • Congrats to DHS Seniors awarded internships with City of DeSoto
    • Alexandria Davis--City Secretary’s Office
    • Hannah Stanton--City Manager’s Officer
    • Breana Looney--City Secretary’s Office/ City Manager’s Office
    • Jailin A. Boehm--Communications
    • Joel Roweltt--Economic Development
    • Abigail Booker--Library
    • Isabella Booker—Library
    • Kandi Cash—Library
    • Harlem Jackson--Library
  • Congratulations to students participating in the City Job Shadow day
    • March 1 - Judge for a Day – DHS Senior Zoey Harris
    • March 2 - Police Chief for a Day –DHS Junior Jaelin Bradley
    • March 6 - Fire Chief for a Day – DHS Senior Kendre Thomas
    • March 7 – Mayor for a Day – DHS Senior Alexa Guardado


  • Spring Break March 13 – 17
  • School Board Meeting March 20
  • School Board Meeting March 27
  • Student Job Fair – April 18

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