Student and Alumni

Alumni Spotlight - Jereigha Robinson, DHS Class of 2019
08/01/2022
DeSoto High School Class of 2019 Alumna Jereigha Robinson is an upcoming first year law student at Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC.
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City of DeSoto Mayor Rachel Proctor provides dormitory supplies to college bound students
06/30/2022
Mayor Rachel Proctor delivered college dorm essentials to two recent DeSoto High School graduates headed to Prairie View A&M University.
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CDC Awards DHS students $10K in scholarships
05/16/2022
During their scheduled May meeting, the Concerned DeSoto Citizens (CDC) organization awarded $10K in scholarships to three DeSoto High School students!
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Former DeSoto High School Boys’ Basketball Coach Dyer Remembers DHS Alum and Dallas College Coach Dwight Coleman, Jr.
04/19/2022
Former DeSoto High School Eagles Basketball coach Chris Dyer, remembers Dallas Christian College Coach Dwight Coleman, Jr. who passed away unexpectedly Apr. 5, 2022 at age 37.
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Student Spotlight: DHS Junior Jailen Boehm
03/11/2022
DeSoto High School junior Jailen Boehm has big plans for the summer of 2022!
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DHS Choir Student, Alexandria Ellison, Receives TMEA All-State-Honors
02/14/2022
DeSoto High School senior, Alexandria Ellison, a member of the DHS A Cappella Choir, was selected to receive All-State Honors by the Texas Music Educators Association.
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PTA Receives Grant from Walmart
DeSoto ISD PTA Council Receives Grant From Walmart
12/08/2021
The DeSoto ISD PTA Council is proud to announce the receipt of a Community Grant from Walmart in the amount of $5,000.
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DHS Students Receive While Giving
DHS AP History Students Learn a Unique Lesson While Giving
12/06/2021
In addition to helping feed the community, DHS History students gained something intrinsic that will outlast the food collection campaign.
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SPED Day
DeSoto ISD Celebrates SPED Professionals
12/02/2021
DeSoto ISD extends great thanks to its Special Education professionals for their service and commitment to families and students with special needs.
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DeSoto ISD Fine Arts Celebrates A Stellar Fall Performance Season
12/01/2021
DeSoto ISD Fine Arts students experience a soaring fall season, winning a plethora of awards and recognitions.
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PTA Sponsors Painting Pathway for DHS Artists
11/30/2021
The DeSoto ISD Council of PTAs sponsored five art students to receive training on the art of face-painting from an artist who has more than 20 years of service and specializes in children’s events.
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Football 2021 State Quarterfinals
Football Advances to 2021 State Quarterfinals
11/30/2021
The Eagles will face the Panthers at 7 pm, Saturday, December 4, 2021, at the Ford Center at The Star located at 9 Cowboys Way in Frisco.
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Seven DeSoto Lady Eagles Basketball Champions Commit to Division-1 Top Colleges at Early Signing Day
11/18/2021
Seven DeSoto High School Lady Eagles celebrated another history-making milestone as they all signed letters of intent to play Division I Collegiate Basketball .
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2021 DeSoto ISD Toy Drive
11/17/2021
DeSoto ISD is excited to announce the 2021 annual district toy drive benefiting the Chocolate MINT Foundation’s annualChristmas Candyland event set to take place December 18.
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Six DeSoto ISD Students Receive National College Board Recognition
11/16/2021
DeSoto ISD is proud to celebrate six DeSoto High School seniors who received national academic honors for their exceptional academic achievement by the National College Board Recognition Program.
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Lady Eagles Signing Day
DeSoto ISD Announces an Early Signing Day for State UIL Championship DHS Lady Eagles Basketball Team Class of 2022 Seniors
11/07/2021
Seven DeSoto High School Lady Eagles of the 2021 UIL State Championship Lady Eagles Girls Basketball team will sign their letters of intent at 11:30 a.m. on November 10 in the DeSoto High School Chris Dyer Gymnasium.
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National Authors Day Event Ignites Students Love for Literacy, Learning, and Leadership
11/04/2021
In observance of National Authors Day about 60 third grade students at the DeSoto ISD Katherine Johnson Technology Magnet Academy (KJTMA) participated in a campus literacy event that displayed that leaders can also be great writers and authors..
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Vons Vision Day
Alum's Early Vision Struggles Inspire Vision Health Outreach Effort for DeSoto ISD Students
11/01/2021
From 10 am to 3 pm, Von’s Vision will be at the DeSoto High School freshman gymnasium on Saturday, November 6, 2021, for a Von’s Vision Day program. Partnering doctors will be on-site to provide basic screenings and full examinations to determine what type of corrective eyewear a student may need.
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DHS Alumna Akilah
Eagle Alumni Spotlight: 2012 DHS Grad Restores Breast Cancer Survivors One Service at a Time
10/29/2021
2012 DeSoto High School graduate Akilah Ellis-Bullard is helping breast cancer survivors regain their confidence and navigate life after a mastectomy through the use of her own unique talents and skills.
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TSU Scholarships Fall 2021
Two DeSoto ISD Seniors Receive Four-Year Scholarships to Texas Southern University
10/22/2021
Two DeSoto High School seniors were surprised with four-year scholarship offers by Texas Southern University.
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DeSoto ISD to Offer SAT School Day to Enhance Student Success
10/08/2021
DeSoto High School SAT Day is Wednesday, Oct. 13 on the DeSoto High School Campus for All DHS seniors and select juniors.
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DeSoto ISD Homecoming 2021 Guide
10/06/2021
This year’s theme, “Seeing Beyond The Mask” Masquerade will be an exciting time for students, families, alumni and community members to engage with the district and showcase their Eagle spirit.
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October is Principals Month
October is National Principals Month #ThankAPrincipal
10/01/2021
Celebrated every October, National Principals Month is an opportunity for our school community to celebrate our principals for their leadership and tireless pursuit of success for each student.
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DeSoto ISD to Offer After School Programs
09/24/2021
DeSoto ISD is proud to announce the introduction of afterschool programming for scholars in our school community.
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PVAMU Band 2019
DeSoto High School Principal Shares Her PVAMU Legacy Ahead of a Visit from the Band, The Marching Storm
09/23/2021
DeSoto High School seniors and staff will experience the sights and sounds of the renowned Prairie View A&M University’s band,” The Marching Storm” this Friday
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Building a College, Career, & Military Readiness Culture
09/17/2021
DeSoto ISD is committed to providing exposure and opportunities for College, Career, & Military Readiness to all students. From Monday, September 20 through Friday September 24, DeSoto ISD will be hosting multiple activities to build and promote a College, Career and Military Readiness culture in its campuses.
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District Message Regarding Social Media Trend
09/16/2021
DeSoto ISD issues a message to its school community regarding current social media trends.
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Texas Metro News and De Football Radio Partnership
DeSoto ISD Athletics Partners with Metro Sports Communications for Eagles Football Season
08/26/2021
DeSoto Eagle Football fans are able to listen to a live play-by-play of all games on KSKY 660-AM radio and the station's online app during the entire 2021-22 season!
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Non-Tech Assignments For Quarantine Students
08/24/2021
Non-tech assignments will be provided for students who are either missing class due to testing positive for COVID, or having close contact with someone who has tested positive.
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DeSoto ISD to Host August Job Fair
08/22/2021
DeSoto ISD announces an August Job Fair to fill some instructional vacancies. The fair is Thursday, August 26 from 3 PM to 6 PM at the Amber Terrace campus located at 224 Amber Lane in DeSoto.
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The DeSoto Difference: Early College & Football: More than An Athlete
07/08/2021
Programs such as the Early College High School, where students can graduate with an Associate’s degree; and DeSoto’s high-performing and highly-competitive athletics program were just two of many factors leading this family to the district.
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DeSoto ISD to Offer Pay Incentives For Staff
06/29/2021
As a result of the TEA’s (ESSER III) grant funding, DeSoto ISD will provide one-time incentives which include: New & Returning Staff: $3,000 Core and Master Teachers in High-Need Areas: $5,000 District Alumni: $500 Employee Referral Bonus: $350
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Two DHS Grads
DeSoto High School Seniors Turn Their Tassels
06/09/2021
At Globe Life Field in Arlington, DeSoto High School seniors turned their tassels to come become graduates of the DHS Class of 2021.
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LET’S GEAR UP Hosts Inaugural Scholarship Day
06/02/2021
This senior celebration recognized all seniors who received any amount of scholarship funding.
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Alumni Spotlight - Jarius Hicklen, Class of 2019
05/28/2021
Two years removed from DeSoto High School, Jarius Hicklen walked across the stage with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Oklahoma Baptist University on May 15, 2021.
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Hybrid Learning Model Web Story
DeSoto ISD to Host Info Session on Grade 3-8 Hybrid School
05/17/2021
DeSoto ISD to Host Info Session on Grade 3-8 Hybrid School May 19 for families interested in this learning opportunity.
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DeSoto High Students to Earn Health Certifications
05/06/2021
Dallas College presents the Completion Ceremony for the students in the Certified Nurse Aide and Phlebotomy Technician Program from Mountain View College on May 6, 2021.
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May 2021 AP Exam Schedule for DHS Students
04/29/2021
Administration 1 Advanced Placement exams will be administered May 3-17, 2021, at DeSoto High School.
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TME Students Celebrate Earth Day
The Meadows Elementary Students Celebrate Earth Day
04/23/2021
DeSoto ISD students at the The Meadows Elementary (TME) celebrated Earth Day by learning about the importance of conversation, recycling, and the human responsibility of taking care of the planet.
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DHS Teenpreneur featured at Dallas Arboretum’s Black Heritage Celebration
04/14/2021
The May event will be the second Arboretum appearance for Robinson, having provided a demonstration and sold out inventory back in March.
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Class of 2013 Alum Fighting Injustice
Class of 2013 Alum Fighting Injustice
03/10/2021
DeSoto High School Class of 2013 alumna CaVoné Moore is currently an attorney with Jeff Anderson & Associates located in Los Angeles, California.
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DeSoto ISD Announces 2021 District Spelling Bee Winner
02/01/2021
DeSoto Independent School District is pleased to announce Julius Hemphill II as the 2021 District Spelling Bee champion. DeSoto Independent School District is pleased to announce Julius Hemphill II as the 2021 District Spelling Bee champion.
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DeSoto ISD 20-21 Introduces Improvement Plans
01/22/2021
District leaders unveiled the DeSoto ISD District Improvement Plan and discussed district-wide Campus Improvement Plans.
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Fabric of Society Scholarship For DHS Seniors
01/19/2021
Stifel will be offering a $2,000 scholarship to the winner of the essay contest from DeSoto High School.
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DeSoto ISD to Distribute 7 Days of Meals During Winter Break
12/17/2020
The DeSoto ISD Child Nutrition Department will be handing out 7 days worth of meals from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m on Monday, Dec. 21 at DeSoto High School- Freshman Side.
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Katherine Johnson & Early College Application Window Opens
12/17/2020
The application window for DeSoto ISD Advanced Academics and Early College High School Programs is now open until January 31st.
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DeSoto ISD Opens Magnet Academy Enrollment
12/15/2020
DeSoto ISD is committed to providing a diverse cross-section of academic pathway that align with your child’s interests, goals and needs. ​
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East Middle School Teacher Receives STEM Research Grant from Society for Science & the Public
12/15/2020
DeSoto ISD is pleased to announce that East Middle School teacher Raisha Allen has been selected to receive a STEM research kit to help students conduct scientific research outside the classroom.
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DHS Choir Director named Grammy FINALIST!
12/11/2020
DeSoto High School Choir Director Pamela Dawson has been named one of the ten finalists for the 2021 Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum's Music Educator Award.
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