School Life

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LDISD 3rd Annual Community Breakfast Features Dan Rather

LDISD held their 3rd Annual “Better Together” Community Breakfast on August 1 featuring special guest speaker Dan Rather. Rather, a

LDHS Art Receives Awards

36 Lake Dallas High School art students competed with 46 works of art in the Region 11N Visual Art Scholastic

Corinth Teen Headed to The Spotlight

Kylie Jensen of Corinth is packing her bags and looking forward to an opportunity of a lifetime, singing under the

Lake Dallas High Singers Headed To State

On January 30, 95 Falcon Band members participated in the Region 24 UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest, which was held

Lake Cities Schools are Magnets for Home Buyers

Local schools are making the grade when it comes to drawing in home buyers. Cruvita.com compiled a list of the

LDHS’ Kristi Strickland Voted Principle of the Year

Kristi Strickland has been the principal since 2010 at Lake Dallas High School, a place that is proud to call

Sports

10 Questions with Lake Dallas Football Coach Michael Young

by Steve Gamel Lake Dallas football coach Michael Young is always a good sound bite for media guys who love

Age is Only a Number… A Really Big Number

by Steve Gamel Sports writer for the Denton Record-Chronicle. He contributes monthly to Lake Cities Living. I’m sitting here wishing

Lucky 13? Lake Dallas Baseball in Uncharted Waters

by Steve Gamel With 13 seniors on the roster, experience is not an issue for Lake Dallas. But can the

The Chaos Suits Me Just Fine

by Steve Gamel Every morning is the same. My wife shakes me a few dozen times to wake me up

National Signing Day 2016 Lake Dallas

By Steve Gamel Another National Signing Day is in the books, and once again, Lake Dallas had a stellar showing.

Falcons Football Season Was One For The Ages

by Steve Gamel It’s been a few months since Lake Dallas football coach Michael Young watched his team take its

Q&A with Lake Dallas Volleyball Coach Heather Van Noy

by Steve Gamel In her five seasons as the Lake Dallas volleyball coach, Heather Van Noy has transformed the Lady

Keep Things in Perspective, She Says

by Steve Gamel When people say, “keep things in perspective,” they mean try not to blow things out of proportion.

Is a Mercy Rule in Football Really That Bad?

by Steve Gamel In case you didn’t hear, the state of Idaho has essentially approved a new mercy rule for

Lake Dallas Football Springing Forward

by Steve Gamel There are still plenty of questions on how Lake Dallas will regroup following last season’s deep playoff

Inside Education

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Corinth Elementary 5th Grader in Cooking Competition

Corinth Elementary 5th graders Charlotte Murray and Randi Luke both submitted recipes to the Carnival’s Kids BBQ Challenge at the

Palio’s Pizza Recognizes LDMS

Palio’s Pizza Café in Hickory Creek is awarding an LDISD Student/Teacher/Staff Member of the Month. Recipients will receive a gift

Guyer Earns National Recognition

Guyer High School’s student body and staff have earned national and state recognition by U.S. News & World Report. Guyer

Lake Cities Fire Department Donates Fire Truck

The Lake Cities Fire Department has generously donated a fully functioning fire truck to the LDHS Fire Academy. Previously, the

LDISD Launches Foster Grandparent Program

The LDISD is launching the Foster Grandparent Program, providing emotional support, mentoring and tutoring for at-risk youths in the district.

Denton ISD Looking for Mentors and Volunteers

Denton ISD is currently looking for mentors and volunteers. Mentors work 30 minutes to an hour each week, same time,

LDE Wins Digital Award

Lake Dallas Elementary has been recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Sense Certified School for teaching their students to

Lake Dallas ISD Teachers of the Year Announced

LDISD has announced their 2017 campus Teachers of the Year for the district. Congratulations to Cymica Gallahan, Corinth Elementary; Deborah

LDHS Highsteppers Win Awards

Lake Dallas High School Highstepper officers Avangeline Graves, Emylee Herring, Ashley Howell, Anna Ruggiere and Madison Wood, under the direction

Guyer Represents at Texas Boys State

Students from Guyer High School represented the district in the recent Texas Boys State, which teaches students about government. Each