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DISD Trampled over Veteran’s rights

Today as we pause to salute and honor all men and women who have served and continue to serve and protect our great nation, we gratefully say thank you. On this Veteran’s Day,...

DISD Trampled over Veteran’s rights
posted on: Nov 11, 2014 | author: admin

Something new at the Fair

The State Fair is known for its deep-fried temptations, collection of curiosities and art deco buildings which did not disappoint this year.  For me, the fair is a place where...

Something new at the Fair
posted on: Oct 12, 2014 | author: admin

In Remembrance

We Will Always Remember Our hearts go out to all those affected by the events of September 11,...

In Remembrance
posted on: Sep 11, 2014 | author: admin

5 of 24 The Untold Stories

You don’t know me. In DISD’s eyes, I’m nobody important. My husband and I moved to Dallas, Texas, seven years ago to find a nice quiet place to start a family.  We found a...

5 of 24 The Untold Stories
posted on: Aug 14, 2014 | author: admin

4 of 24 It happened 5 years ago…the Untold Stories

It was about 10:30 p.m.  and we have been sitting in the living room watching TV, but we were really thinking about what the outcome would be at tomorrow’s City Planning...

4 of 24 It happened 5 years ago…the Untold Stories
posted on: Jul 17, 2014 | author: admin

3 of 24 It happened 5 years ago…the Untold Stories

As an Mexican American immigrant, my Mom was desperately seeking to pursue her American Dream.   My mom’s number one ambition was to do everything in her power to ensure that...

3 of 24 It happened 5 years ago…the Untold Stories
posted on: Jun 27, 2014 | author: admin

Teaching to touch Lives 4 Ever

Her name was Ms. Brown, an elementary school teacher at O.M. Roberts in Dallas, Texas. At eight, her students would trickle in half awake, but her enthusiasm was so contagious...

Teaching to touch Lives 4 Ever
posted on: May 7, 2014 | author: admin

Deaf to Mother Nature’s Cries

On the Eve of Earth Day, the affected Jubilee Park residents began plating flowers as a simple way to celebrate the environment with a mission to teach the importance of...

Deaf to Mother Nature’s Cries
posted on: Apr 21, 2014 | author: admin

2 of 24 It happened five years ago…the untold stories

It was a grim and chilly October Friday. As I looked upward the sky was darker than usual.  Maybe this was sign of how my day would end. The clouds were fiercely clustering above...

2 of 24 It happened five years ago…the untold stories
posted on: Apr 14, 2014 | author: admin

1 of 24 It happened five years ago…the untold stories

Our house was a one story home, but it was home. My bedroom was towards the back and it faced an immense pecan tree. It felt as if the Tree had been there since the beginning of...

1 of 24 It happened five years ago…the untold stories
posted on: Mar 24, 2014 | author: admin

Dedication….

Yesterday, February 24, 2014, Dallas ISD Trustee Solis, Superintendent Miles, Council Member Adam Medrano and Walter Humann, a representative from Jubilee Center joined students,...

Dedication….
posted on: Feb 25, 2014 | author: admin

Dirty air is a heartbreaker

It was bitterly cold Tuesday afternoon when I picked up my eight year old daughter, Shamya, from school.  Shamya was sitting in the back seat of my car and asked me if we could...

Dirty air is a heartbreaker
posted on: Feb 14, 2014 | author: admin

Christmas Miracle

On Saturday, December 21, 2013, we held our Fourth Annual Christmas Breakfast Celebration at St. Mark’s Baptist Church.  For those who helped pull it together, we have come to...

Christmas Miracle
posted on: Jan 6, 2014 | author: admin

What are you thankful for?

As we prepare to spend time with family and friends over the upcoming holidays, families across Dallas will be answering that question this Thursday.  During this season of...

What are you thankful for?
posted on: Nov 26, 2013 | author: admin

In Remembrance this Veterans Day

This brisk cool Veterans Day was filled with proudly displayed American flags, parades and the bright fall colors on the trees. While the day activities wound down, the darkness...

In Remembrance this Veterans Day
posted on: Nov 14, 2013 | author: admin

Something wicked lurks in Jubilee Park….

It’s Halloween!  With it come hundreds of tiny cute witches and goblins out on Halloween Night!  But, some not so cute Dallas ISD’s  Hocus Pocus may be on the repeat,...

Something wicked lurks in Jubilee Park….
posted on: Oct 31, 2013 | author: admin

Freedom

Tomorrow, we will celebrate our country’s independence.  It’s a glorious day, a day filled with pride and honor, family and fireworks for many because they know we...

Freedom
posted on: Jul 3, 2013 | author: admin

Older American’s month clean up event

On Saturday, May 25th, over a dozen volunteers enthusiastically participated in our communities’ ongoing mission to revitalize our beloved community. Many of you may be aware...

Older American’s month clean up event
posted on: May 31, 2013 | author: admin

Earth Day 2013

Just last year, I awoke and looked out my kitchen window and gazed at a luscious green canopy filled with over 100 beautiful trees.  That was Earth Day 2012.  In the months...

Earth Day 2013
posted on: Apr 22, 2013 | author: admin

Vote NO!

Under the Medrano’s leadership, the American Dream turned into an American nightmare.  Even though millions were spent to renovate O.M. Roberts Elementary just a few short...

Vote NO!
posted on: Feb 14, 2013 | author: admin

“Injustice”

            Never,  never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well being of a person or animal is at stake.  Society’s...

“Injustice”
posted on: Jan 18, 2013 | author: admin

“Elves” turn out to help feed neighbors

White Rock Lake Weekly January 4 – 10, 2013 In the spirit of the season, East Dallas’ St. Mark’s Baptist Church held their third annual Christmas Breakfast...

“Elves” turn out to help feed neighbors
posted on: Dec 22, 2012 | author: admin

Jubilee Park Residents reach out to Homeless Veterans

It was a glorious November day when friends, relatives, and their pets, gathered to plan little acts of kindness such as giving back and honoring our Veterans for their...

Jubilee Park Residents reach out to Homeless Veterans
posted on: Nov 12, 2012 | author: admin

Do you have hattitude?

                At the State Fair of Texas hats are worn everywhere.  The hats are for sale to all visitors and worn by whoever...

Do you have hattitude?
posted on: Oct 19, 2012 | author: admin

We Honor the Victims of 9/11

On the 11th observance of the attacks on September 11, 2001, the affected citizens in Jubilee Park stood united in remembrance of the victims.   The residents came together to...

We Honor the Victims of 9/11
posted on: Sep 11, 2012 | author: admin

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