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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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Don’t Save the Noise for the Stadium!

In order to communicate better with you as our fans, parents, student athletes, etc, we developed a survey to gather your feedback on how you currently use our website and how you would like to see our website grow in the future! Thanks for helping Bulldogs athletics advance to the next level:

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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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Bulldogs’ late rally falls short in 14-7 loss to Venus

North Dallas unveiled something new Friday night, with its slick gray and orange uniforms. But the game ended with the same old feeling after an interception at the Venus 36 on the last play of the game foiled the Bulldogs’ hopes for a comeback. Venus escaped with a 14-7 win at Franklin Field. Trailing 14-0 early […]

After tough loss, Bulldogs ‘ready to play,’ set sights on Venus

This week, North Dallas head Coach Fred Johnson pointed out to his team the positives of last week’s 30-28 loss to the Roosevelt Mustangs. A last-second 50-yard pass from KaVonn Price to Christian Armstrong was ruled down at the 1-yard line instead of a touchdown. Johnson said he saw the film, and the refs ruled Armstrong’s […]

North Dallas senior Kathy Nguyen to appear on ‘Scholar Athlete’ segment Sunday

Senior Kathy Nguyen will be appear on Dale Hansen’s “Scholar Athlete of the Week” segment on Sunday on WFAA-TV Channel 8. The segment, which runs after the 10 p.m. newscast, is scheduled at 10:35 p.m. Kathy participates in cross country, swimming and softball. She is also vice president of the Senior Class, captain of the debate, […]

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North Dallas student aides are important to ‘the health and safety of the team’

Each week, the North Dallas High student aides prepare for an evening of football, filling water bottles, taping wrists and anything else that needs to be done. During time-outs, the girls run out onto the field to provide water to the players. They help look out for the players, but they also get to see the […]

Winning the Wendy’s High School Heisman: How Will It Change Your Life? – Presented by Wendy’s

National award paves the way to the Olympics for one accomplished high school athlete. Back in 2002, Olympian rower Meghan O’Leary didn’t even know rowing was a sport. A senior at Episcopal High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she was an accomplished volleyball, basketball, and softball star as well as a top scholar. Then one […]

Meet Spike, the Bulldogs mascot

The North Dallas mascot, Spike, was unveiled against the Roosevelt Mustangs on Sept. 15 at Henry Stadium in Seagoville. The mascot roamed the sidelines, danced with the cheerleaders and had fun visiting with people along the railing. Everybody seemed to be taking pictures of the new Spike. Cheerleader sponsor Tiffany Boren said there will be […]

Student profile on Vanessa Gomez, cheerleader captain

One of the outstanding student leaders at North Dallas High School is Vanessa Gomez, who is the captain of the cheerleaders. Vanessa is in her third year with the cheerleaders, and second year as the captain. She took a few minutes to answer some questions about herself: Vanessa Gomez Age: 17 Grade: 12th (senior) College you are […]

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Highlights from North Dallas vs. Spruce football game

All Teams Schedule: Week of Sept. 18 – 24

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for North Dallas High School, September 18 – September 24 MONDAY Sept. 18, 2017 No events happening TUESDAY Sept. 19, 2017 7:00 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball @ Molina High School SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY Sept. 20, 2017 No events happening THURSDAY Sept. 21, 2017 No events happening FRIDAY Sept. 22, […]

Q&A with Gil Garza, the Dallas ISD athletic director

Gil Garza, the Dallas ISD director of athletics, attended the North Dallas Bulldogs’ game against the Spruce Timberwolves on Sept. 7. Garza, who joined DISD in August 2014, supervises 22 high schools and 32 middle schools. Born and raised in Edinburg, Garza has more than 42 years of coaching and athletic leadership. A former head football […]

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