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NEWS & Notes education GUIDE to advertise call 214.560.4203 Education Perri Carr, a science teacher at Bishop Dunne Catholic School, is one of 18 national finalists for the Shell Science Lab Challenge. As such, she won a $3,000 prize package for the school, which includes $2,000 in lab equipment, a $300 gift certificate to the National Science Teachers As-sociation online store and two entry tickets to a national teaching conference. The Shell Science Lab Challenge recognizes teachers who find creative ways to deliver quality lab experiences with limited resources. Five grand prize winners will be chosen and each will win an educational package valued at $20,000. BISHOP DUNNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL Contact: Charleen Doan at 214.339.6561 ext. 4020 or admission@bdcs.org A co-educational, college preparatory school serving students in grades 6-12. We provide a strong faith and value-based education with high academic standards, encouraging all students to achieve their full potential. Our curricu-lum emphasizes individualized attention, and is constantly at the forefront of tech-nology integration through the use of lap-tops, ebooks, and our Online Education Program. Additionally, we provide a full range of extracurricular activities ranging from athletics, to the arts, to clubs and service organizations. People LAKEHILL PREPARATORY SCHOOL Our neighbor David Marquis is known for many things — his stage presence, artistic pursuits, activism, the list goes on. After moving to Oak Cliff in 1993, he founded the Oak Cliff Nature Preserve, which is thought to be the first use of a conservation easement in Dallas zoning history. It’s more than just the 8-mile hike-and-bike trail. His development plans also included affordable senior housing, a library and an elementary school. Recently, Marquis celebrated his 65th birthday with an inspirational show at the Kes-sler Theater, featuring music by Denise Lee and Neeki Bey among others. “If you want to live in a better place you can do it,” he says. “It won’t be easy, but it can be done.” Reggie Dupard, the college career coordinator at T exas Can Academy, was just inducted into the 2016 SMU Athletics Hall of Fame. According to the announcement, he “is known as one of the greats in SMU Football history. As a running back from 1982-85, Dupard helped the Mustangs clinch both an SWC Championship and a Na-tional Championship in 1982.” Upon graduation he spent five years playing professionally for the New England Patriots and Washington Redskins. In addition to working at Texas Can, Dupard volunteers with Fit and Faithful Living and The Boys & Girls Club. Leading to Success. 2720 Hillside Dr., Dallas 75214 / 214.826.2931 / lakehill-prep.org Kindergarten through Grade 12 -Lakehill Preparatory School takes the word preparatory in its name very seriously. Throughout a student’s aca-demic career, Lakehill builds an edu-cational program that achieves its goal of enabling graduates to attend the fin-est, most rigorous universities of choice. Lakehill combines a robust, college-pre-paratory curriculum with opportunities for personal growth, individual enrich-ment, and community involvement. From kindergarten through high school, every Lakehill student is encouraged to strive, challenged to succeed, and inspired to excel. Academic excellence & Catholic spirit since 1958 Our mission at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic School is to serve God through our ministry of educational excellence and to develop the spiritual lives of our youth within the framework of the Gospel and the tradition of the Catholic Church. ST. ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL 4019 S. Hampton Rd. Dallas 75224/ 214.331.5139 / www.saintspride.com At St. Elizabeth of Hungary, our fundamen-tal task is the education of the whole child --combining learning with faith, Catholic doc-trines and moral teachings. We introduce all PK3-8th Grade students to the integrated ways of STEM. This approach to education is designed to revolutionize the teaching of sub-ject areas such as mathematics and science by incorporating technology and engineer-ing into regular curriculum. Over the past 10 years, 95% of St. Elizabeth 8th graders were accepted to their first choice high school. Join us for an informational school tour and see for yourself how easy it is to become a Saint! Call 214.331.5139 for information. Pre-K3 through Grade 8 4019 S. Hampton Rd. Dallas, TX 75224 214.331.5139 • www.saintspride.com Nonprofits Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts announced the directors of its 2016 Dallas Cinco de Mayo fest, to be held on Jefferson. Lourdes Manzo was named parade director; Sergio de Alva was appointed festival director; Christina Garcia Rodriguez will serve as marketing director; and JR Huerta will direct logistics and staging. Coalition founder Sylvana Alonzo will oversee their efforts. Lakehill Summer Camps Kindergarten through High School June 6 -August 5 Academic Readiness * Acting & Film Making * Arts Community Service * Cooking * Crafting & Building * LEGO Minecraft * Outdoor Adventure * Science & Discovery Sports * Technology * and more! Online Summer Camps Guide: www.lakehillprep.org/summer_camps.html HAVE AN ITEM TO BE FEATURED? Please submit news items and/or photos concerning neighborhood residents, activities, honors and volunteer opportunities to editor@advocatemag.com. Our deadline is the first of the month prior to the month of publication. 2720 Hillside Drive • Dallas, Texas 75214 Phone: (214) 826-2931 Morning, afternoon, and full-day teacher-led camps are available, as well as free before-and after-care. to advertise call 214.560.4203 APRIL 2016 oakc lif f.advocatemag.com 31

News&Notes

Education

Perri Carr, a science teacher at Bishop Dunne Catholic School, is one of 18 national finalists for the Shell Science Lab Challenge. As such, she won a $3,000 prize package for the school, which includes $2,000 in lab equipment, a $300 gift certificate to the National Science Teachers Association online store and two entry tickets to a national teaching conference. The Shell Science Lab Challenge recognizes teachers who find creative ways to deliver quality lab experiences with limited resources. Five grand prize winners will be chosen and each will win an educational package valued at $20,000.

People

Our neighbor David Marquis is known for many things — his stage presence, artistic pursuits, activism, the list goes on. After moving to Oak Cliff in 1993, he founded the Oak Cliff Nature Preserve, which is thought to be the first use of a conservation easement in Dallas zoning history. It’s more than just the 8-mile hike-and-bike trail. His development plans also included affordable senior housing, a library and an elementary school. Recently, Marquis celebrated his 65th birthday with an inspirational show at the Kessler Theater, featuring music by Denise Lee and Neeki Bey among others. “If you want to live in a better place you can do it,” he says. “It won’t be easy, but it can be done.”

Reggie Dupard, the college career coordinator at Texas Can Academy, was just inducted into the 2016 SMU Athletics Hall of Fame. According to the announcement, he “is known as one of the greats in SMU Football history. As a running back from 1982-85, Dupard helped the Mustangs clinch both an SWC Championship and a National Championship in 1982.” Upon graduation he spent five years playing professionally for the New England Patriots and Washington Redskins. In addition to working at Texas Can, Dupard volunteers with Fit and Faithful Living and The Boys & Girls Club.

Nonprofits

Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts announced the directors of its 2016 Dallas Cinco de Mayo fest, to be held on Jefferson. Lourdes Manzo was named parade director; Sergio de Alva was appointed festival director; Christina Garcia Rodriguez will serve as marketing director; and JR Huerta will direct logistics and staging. Coalition founder Sylvana Alonzo will oversee their efforts.

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Please submit news items and/or photos concerning neighborhood residents, activities, honors and volunteer opportunities to editor@advocatemag.com. Our deadline is the first of the month prior to the month of publication

BISHOP DUNNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Contact: Charleen Doan at 214.339.6561 ext. 4020 or admission@bdcs.org A co-educational, college preparatory school serving students in grades 6-12. We provide a strong faith and valuebased education with high academic standards, encouraging all students to achieve their full potential. Our curriculum emphasizes individualized attention, and is constantly at the forefront of technology integration through the use of laptops, ebooks, and our Online Education Program. Additionally, we provide a full range of extracurricular activities ranging from athletics, to the arts, to clubs and service organizations.

LAKEHILL PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Leading to Success. 2720 Hillside Dr., Dallas 75214 / 214.826.2931 / lakehillprep. Org Kindergarten through Grade 12 - Lakehill Preparatory School takes the word preparatory in its name very seriously. Throughout a student’s academic career, Lakehill builds an educational program that achieves its goal of enabling graduates to attend the finest, most rigorous universities of choice. Lakehill combines a robust, college-preparatory curriculum with opportunities for personal growth, individual enrichment, and community involvement. From kindergarten through high school, every Lakehill student is encouraged to strive, challenged to succeed, and inspired to excel.

ST. ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL

4019 S. Hampton Rd. Dallas 75224/ 214. 331.5139 / www.saintspride.com At St. Elizabeth of Hungary, our fundamental task is the education of the whole child - - combining learning with faith, Catholic doctrines and moral teachings. We introduce all PK3-8th Grade students to the integrated ways of STEM. This approach to education is designed to revolutionize the teaching of subject areas such as mathematics and science by incorporating technology and engineering into regular curriculum. Over the past 10 years, 95% of St. Elizabeth 8th graders were accepted to their first choice high school. Join us for an informational school tour and see for yourself how easy it is to become a Saint! Call 214. 331.5139 for information.

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