Between 11:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., a burglar broke into a 2007 Dodge Ram pickup at NorthPark Center and stole cash and property.
At 7:29 p.m., a shoplifter stole clothing from Macy’s at NorthPark Center. Shaqailya Harper, 34, was arrested on a theft charge.
At 10:30 a.m., a thief stole lawn equipment from a truck bed in the 4400 block of Beechwood Lane.
Hannah Bires was in second grade when she first drew a portrait of herself returning to her school as a teacher.
She would read her homework out loud to her dolls after school. She loved getting to write on the white board — especially to diagram sentences. As she grew up, she would play school with her younger brother, Micah.
Bires, 23, began her first year as a teacher this fall at Providence Christian School — the same school she attended growing up, and the same school where her mother, Suzann Bires, has taught for the last 17 years.
By Haley Rogers
Catherine Cuellar’s diverse resume has various jobs in the local media and arts scene, having been an editor and columnist at The Dallas Morning News, a reporter at KERA-FM, a board member for various nonprofits, and a Dallas Cultural Affairs commissioner.
Most recently, Cuellar left her post as executive director of the Dallas Arts District this summer to become director of Entrepreneurs for North Texas, a program of Communities Foundation of Texas.
The job finds Cuellar working with companies that are too young or too small to have an in-house corporate affairs department, helping them leverage their employee volunteerism, philanthropy, and sponsorships. Such efforts include organizing service projects, networking opportunities, and fundraisers.
By Michael Finnegan / Special Contributor
St. Mark’s knew coming into Friday night’s game against previously undefeated Arlington Oakridge that it had its hands full.
The Owls, boasting the area’s leading passer in Campbell Garrett, averaged just under 40 points per game heading into the contest.
But The Lions came up big on defense when it counted most, intercepting Garrett twice in the end zone to thwart Oakridge’s comeback attempt and hold on for a 28-16 win at Hunt Family Stadium.
Who said “It isn’t easy being green?” Well, no offense to the popular Muppet, but the DFW Solar Tour Oct. 3rd would beg to disagree. And one local school is a stop you won’t want to miss.
The da Vinci School is one of the go-to stops for a driving experience you must try: a Tesla Model S. The car is a part of the electric vehicles, so hurry and sign up because advance registration is required.
“We wanted to be able to communicate ways people could create a more sustainable environment and healthier environment for the occupants of buildings,” said founding director of the da Vinci School, Mary Ann Greene.
The da Vinci School, which has been a part of the tour for the past three years, is a science-based preschool and kindergarten program that has been in operation since 1987. Five years ago the program moved to its new facility, which is a LEED Gold certified campus. The school also is registered with the United States Green Building Council to with the intent of it being a teaching tool. Complete with wind turbine, solar panels, and a large rainwater collection system, this school is the first of its kind of be dedicated to early childhood education.
The 6th annual DFW Solar Tour is a one-day event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 3. The tour is free, but make sure you have a list of the different locations so you can plan your visits.
After experiencing plenty of postseason success in recent years, is Jesuit ready to take the next step with its football program and win its first district title?
Its matchup tonight perennial power Skyline at Postell Stadium might go a long way toward determining the answer.
The Rangers (3-1, 1-0) haven’t shown any signs of slowing down this year behind an offense filled with new faces. Jesuit has scored at least 35 points in all four of its games, while the defense has posted two shutouts.
Thirty colorful toucans lined James and Rebecca Hallam’s lawn to welcome guests to the kickoff event of the Ursuline Academy Mardi Gras scholarship fundraiser Sept. 26.
The event co-chairs, Laura Elia and Kathie Wood, announced the South American Carnival-theme at the celebration. A “Holiday Bazaar” will be held leading up to the event Nov. 13 and 14 in the school’s gymnasium.
The Mardi Gras gala event, “Copacabana: Samba down to Rio,” will be Feb. 6 at the Renaissance Hotel complete with dinner, dancing, auctions, casino, and a raffle. All proceeds from the events will go toward scholarships for students to attend Ursuline.
More toucans will be nesting on Ursuline supporters’ lawns to promote the event. For more information on the events or to register, go to www.uamardigras.org
The Lamplighter School was the first in the world to host Lee Berger, the scientist who discovered a new species of human ancestors earlier this month, and his team in their auditorium Sept. 30.
Berger discovered Homo Naledi, an early human relative at least 2.5 million years old, in a cave 30 miles outside of Johannesburg, South Africa.
“Dr. Berger reminded our students that there is still more work to do,” Dr. Joan Hill, Lamplighter Head of School, said. “Everything has not been found nor fully understood.”
Berger presented Lamplighter with the first Homo Naledi skull cast discovered, where it will remain on display.
“It makes a difference to have someone who is invested in you and is closer in age to you, genuinely caring about your success…”
Every morning, faculty and staff members at Gooch Elementary School greet each student with a handshake at the front door of the building — even if it’s pouring rain. The students shuffle into the assembly room for community circle, their morning ritual during which each class sings their college song and chants to compete for the spirit stick.
Martha Bujanda’s mission as Gooch Elementary’s principal is to embed a “college-going” culture at all levels of education. Each class is assigned a college, and that college’s flag hangs outside of the room.
After singing each morning, the students, who she calls scholars, walk single file past a poster reading “The Road to College Starts Now” to their classrooms, where they are greeted for a second time by name with a handshake and eye contact.
The Greek Isles restaurant is having its first Greek food festival Oct. 2 from noon to 4 p.m at its Royal Lane location. They are offering free food samples from their menu and live music will begin at 2 p.m.
The festival is a combined celebration of the Royal Lane location’s first anniversary and the owner’s sons’ marriages. The owner, Gus Kostas, emigrated from Greece when he was 16 years old and is proud to continue his heritage by providing authentic Greek food to the Dallas community. The Greek Isles’ originally opened in Plano in the early nineties and after a successful run, it opened its doors in Dallas.
Between 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 21 and 7:15 a.m. on Sept. 22, a scamp entered an unlocked storage shed in the 9900 block of Elmada Lane and rummaged through some containers, but it’s unclear whether anything was stolen.
At 9:54 a.m., a thief stole a truck with a trailer and lawn equipment in the 5400 block of Lobello Drive.
Between 12:45 and 1:45 p.m., a burglar broke into a vehicle at Preston Center and stole property.
Between 10 and 10:15 a.m., a scoundrel stole a vehicle in the 5700 block of Caruth Boulevard.
At 7:46 p.m., a thief entered a house on Winding Lake Drive through an open garage and stole some property before fleeing. Jeffrey Wayne Rampey, 29, was arrested on a theft charge.
At 11:27 a.m., a shoplifter stole merchandise from Neiman Marcus at NorthPark Center. Dominique Ray McNeely, 33, was arrested on a theft charge.
Between 2:30 and 6:30 p.m., a pickpocket stole a wallet from inside a bag at a store in Preston Oaks Shopping Center.