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ND Principal Katherine Eska’s message to students: ‘Every day, every minute, and every decision counts’

With the first two weeks behind her, North Dallas High School Principal, Katherine Eska, continues to set her sights on the first day of school on Aug. 28. She’s getting to know the building, the teachers, and the staff, as well as holding meetings, planning Teacher Professional Development, and setting the master schedule — all the same […]

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North Dallas Booster Club partners with new fundraising program

By BRENDA LOPEZ MONSIVAIS With the new school year just around the corner, the only thing that keeps you from getting your school supplies is having to drive from store to store and wait in long checkout lines. But the North Dallas Booster Club has the solution for you. And you can get your shopping […]

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Select summer ball helps North Dallas’ SaNiya Lampkin, teammates improve their game

Coach Dre Marvell has been running the Nemesis Worldwide basketball select program for 23 years. During his tenure, he’s coached many girls who have gone on to play college basketball and some are currently in the WNBA. Could North Dallas High junior SaNiya Lampkin be next? “SaNiya  right now is way above most ordinary females […]

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Welcome North Dallas High’s new principal — Katherine Eska

North Dallas High School has a new principal! Katherine Wanserski Eska comes to North Dallas High from Arthur Kramer Elementary School, where she has been the principal for the last three years. While at Kramer Elementary, Eska led her campus to obtain six state distinctions. She also worked as a high school teacher at Spruce […]

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North Dallas High grad James Crayton has ‘a pretty fun job’

Recent North Dallas High graduate James Crayton has one of the coolest jobs this summer. He operates a McKinney Avenue Trolley in the Uptown area. “It is. Sometimes I just deny that it’s really cool,” James said on a recent Saturday. “I look at it as a pretty fun job. I get to have fun […]

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ND remembers Ms. K: ‘Her passion made a difference in everybody’s lives’

About 100 students, faculty and friends gathered Saturday afternoon on the North Dallas High baseball field to pay tribute to former teacher Tammy Kokotkiewicz, who was known as Ms. K or Tammy. But then some dark rain clouds moved in,  and after the purple and white balloons were released, everyone moved into the cafeteria […]

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Ogden Compton, Class of ’49: From North Dallas to NFL record book

Ogden Compton turns 85 in August but he remembers playing football at North Dallas High School as if it were yesterday. Actually, he almost quit playing football at North Dallas, and if he did, he probably wouldn’t have made his way into the NFL record book. As a rookie quarterback with the Chicago Cardinals, […]

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Meet Doraida Acevedo-Ufret, North Dallas’ teacher of the year

Doraida Acevedo-Ufret was named North Dallas High’s Teacher of the Year last Friday. Acevedo-Ufret has been at North Dallas for five years. She teaches Spanish and ESL (English as a Second Language). “It is an honor to represent the Bulldog family and give back to them,” Acevedo-Ufret said in an email. “These five years have […]

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North Dallas Spring game ends with big play: ‘We made history tonight’

Listed at 5-1, sophomore Demarjae “Milkshake” Lynch capped the North Dallas Orange and White spring game with the biggest play of game — a 103-yard fumble return for a touchdown. With time running out, the White offense was at the Orange 2-yard line and trying to score. But a fumbled snap saw the ball bounce […]

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North Dallas’ Chris Barnhill named assistant athletic coordinator for 2016-17

Softball Coach Chris Barnhill was named Assistant Athletic Coordinator of the Year for 2016-2017 on Tuesday by the Central Athletic Staff at Dallas ISD. Barnhill was chosen from among the coordinators at the 22 high schools in Dallas ISD. “Shocked and humble,” Barnhill said of the award. “When Gil [Garza] got up to announce it, […]

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North Dallas library selling old yearbooks, looking for some, too

North Dallas High School librarian Terri Moore is selling yearbooks but also looking for yearbooks. She is selling yearbooks at $30 for certain years, and is looking for yearbooks for certain years to be donated. “We do have some yearbooks we can sell [$30 each],” she said. “There are also a few years we […]

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Join the North Dallas High School Booster Club

The North Dallas High School Booster Club generates support for the extracurricular activities at North Dallas High School. The group, which was started around 2002 and is comprised a parent president and alumni volunteers, holds events throughout the year and sells merchandise to raise funds for the athletic program. The Booster Club website publishes photos and stories about […]

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ND basketball program needs resources, a new gym

Second of two parts North Dallas boys basketball coach Brett Cole says the key to building the basketball program is having proper facilities and maintaining a feeder pattern. The feeder pattern requires getting the kids from Spence and Rusk to come to North Dallas and not transferring or attending other schools. But getting basketball athletes to come […]

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When will North Dallas HS get a competition gym?

First of two parts. From November to February, the North Dallas basketball teams become road warriors. They may play one or two games in the boys gym, but for the most part, all of their games are on the road. North Dallas, a Class 5A school with 1,200 students, doesn’t have a competition-size gym like other […]

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North Dallas student profile: Tamar Ambers, Vikingettes co-captain

One of the outstanding students at North Dallas High School is Tamar Ambers, who is a co-captain on the Vikingettes drill team. Tamar tore her ACL during a routine at a game last year, and has come back stronger than ever this season. A junior, she is in her third year with the Vikingettes. Tamar took a […]

All Teams Schedule: Week of Oct. 16 – 22

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for North Dallas High School, Oct. 16 – 22 MONDAY Oct. 16, 2017 No events happening TUESDAY Oct. 17, 2017 7:00 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Seagoville High School @ Cobb Field house SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY Oct. 18, 2017 No events happening THURSDAY Oct. 19, 2017 6:00 PM Girls Varsity […]

North Dallas Collegiate Academy hosts sponsors at kick-Off event Monday

The North Dallas High School Class of 2021 students will gain some insights into their journey as part of the North Dallas Collegiate P-Tech Academy from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, at the Collegiate Center. Industry partners from Baylor University Medical Center, MD Medical Group, Thomson Reuters, Southwest Airlines, Legend Networking, and Bottle Rocket, […]

Many thanks for making Booster Club website No. 5 in the state for September

The North Dallas High School Booster Club website is ranked No. 5 in VNN’s Texas rankings for the month of September. The North Dallas website has the highest ranking in the Dallas ISD as well as high schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The site was ranked No. 13 for August, but No. 3 for the […]

Top Plays from across the Nation: Vote Texas

With help from our friends at Rapid Replay, VNN gathers the top plays from high schools around the nation every week! Download the free Rapid Replay app today and start filming to get your school and athletes noticed nationwide. What School had the Top Play of the Week? Granite Hills Football – CA West Linn […]

With a bye, Lady Bulldogs will work ‘a little harder’ in practice

The North Dallas volleyball team had a rare game day off on Tuesday, and Coach Alana Cummings had mixed feelings about taking the time off. On one hand, not playing Tuesday “gives us a chance to rebuild, gives us some extra practice,” Cummings said, “and we can use this to maybe watch some film to see where […]

Season ends at district meet for North Dallas cross country runners

Many of the North Dallas High cross country runners turned in their best times of the season on Tuesday at the District 12-5A meet at Norbuck Park. But it just wasn’t enough on this day. The girls varsity team and the boys varsity team both finished fifth in their divisions.  Molina won the girls division […]

Watch: Highlights from North Dallas’ win over Sunset

Highlights from North Dallas’ victory over Sunset

Rusk Rams players and coaches attend North Dallas High Homecoming

Front row, kneeling, from left: Isreal Diaz, Ronal Ortiz, LaQuantis Jeffery, and Julian Pendleton.  Back row, standing, from left: Coach DeLeon, Jaylen Newhouse, Coach Harris, J’Von Hanson, Xavier Graham, and Coach Willis. Coach Rafaek DeLeon reports the Rusk eighth-grade football team is 1-2 on the season and the seventh-grade team is 3-0. The Rams’ […]

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