How West Dallas parents experienced the vices and virtues of virtual learning
Virtual learning has become the new normal in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dallas ISD elected to begin the 2020 school year three weeks later on Sept. 8, rather than begin online education on Aug. 17 like other North Texas districts, but DISD students will still have the option to learn virtually, even if […]
West Dallas 1 videos simplify back-to-school safety plans
Dallas ISD’s 41-page Reentry Playbook for Parents is thorough, but West Dallas 1, a grassroots coalition that focuses on education, environment and housing issues in our neighborhood, didn’t want West Dallas families to miss the information they consider most crucial about back-to-school safety measures. They “created informative videos to highlight some of the most notable […]
West Dallas neighbors block Megatel’s plans for hundreds of townhomes, apartments
Neighbors living in Soho Square, told the City of Dallas Plan Commission that problems would only worsen if Megatel's zoning application was approved.
Future West Dallas STEM school finds its first leader
Marion Jackson was named principal this month, more than a year before the school is expected to open.
Home alone yet connected: Casa Feliz equips seniors to be tech savvy
Sylvia Deleon would arrive at the Wesley-Rankin Community Center in West Dallas at 8 a.m. each weekday, eager to see her friends and begin the morning’s activities.
CVS Minute Clinic opens first COVID-19 testing site in West Dallas
In early June, the CVS at 3030 Sylvan Avenue became the first testing COVID-19 testing site in West Dallas. Testing is done using a drive-through system. Patients stay in their cars while CVS Minute Clinic workers come outside. The test requires patients or someone with them to swab their own nose for a secretion sample. This […]