Reina Garcia (in white) acknowledges her performance after the show. The North Dallas Theater Department delivered an entertaining and hilarious version of “Hairspray Jr.” Friday night in the school auditorium. The performance featured Reina Garcia in the lead role as Tracy, along with Aliyah Reeves (Edna) as her mom, Nancy Resendiz (Penny) as her
North Dallas’ 2018 football schedule includes 10 new teams this season. The only common opponents from last season are Adamson and Sunset, and those are the scrimmage games. Because of the enrollment numbers, the Bulldogs will be in District 8-4A Division I next season. “We’ll start out against teams that look like us,” said North Dallas head
Bulldogs News · Watch: The North Dallas Wind Ensemble perform ‘Instant Concert’
The North Dallas Wind Ensemble performs ‘Instant Concert’ Tuesday night in the Spring Concert in the school auditorium. Click here to read about Spring Concert. The beginning band performs “Lean on Me” at the Spring Concert. Band director Jesse Warmanen noted that none of these students could play an instrument before the start of the
The North Dallas High Wind Ensemble fills the stage during the Spring concert Tuesday night in the school auditorium. After receiving the baton as drum major for next year, Laisha Torres didn’t seem to know what to do with it. She set it by her side as she performed during the Spring concert and then carried
Bulldogs News · Senior Week activities lead up to North Dallas High graduation
It’s baseball season and North Dallas seniors — (from left) Brenda Cruz (Vikingettes captain), Lilian Medina, Ramon Cerda,and Vanessa Gomez (cheerleader captain) — needed a blanket for the cold weather at the game vs. Woodrow Wilson at Randall Park. The Bulldogs won 5-3. [UPDATE: Graduation is at 4 p.m. on May 26th. ] The
Boys Varsity Baseball · Despite series loss, ‘North Dallas is on the up and up’ — Wait until next season!
You could see the frustration in their faces. The Bulldogs were giving their best, but it just wasn’t enough against Midlothian last Saturday. North Dallas’ district championship season ended in a lopsided loss. Midlothian opened their half of the first inning with five of the first six batters reaching base, on a single, double, walk,
Bulldogs News · EIF Advisor Rebecca Burns encourages students to apply for scholarships, pursue college degree
Last month, 25 North Dallas High School students won the State Fair of Texas Scholarship. The value? $6,000 each. The total? $150,000. This is a new record for North Dallas, which had the most scholarship recipients compared to the other schools. Also, the students weren’t the only ones that walked away with an award. EIF Advisor, Rebecca
Bulldogs News · NDHS Booster Club website is No. 4 … in the nation. Thanks for your support & please advertise
The North Dallas High School Booster Club website had its best month ever, ranking No. 2 in VNN’s latest Texas rankings for the month of April, and No. 4 in the Top 100 nationally. The Booster Club also has 1,435 “likes” on our Facebook page. (Go like us if you haven’t already done so.) The
Bulldogs News · Vikingettes name new officers for 2018-19 school year
The North Dallas Vikingettes’ delivered an evening of high energy and high kicks in their spring show, titled, “The Last Glamorous Night!” last week in the school auditorium. The show featured several of the Vikingettes’ award-winning performances from the past year. Vikingettes sponsor San Nguyen-Tran handed out awards to Jayla McIntosh, Captain Brenda Cruz, officer Lilian Medina
Boys Varsity Baseball · North Dallas pitchers strike out 16, allow only 2 hits in 9-0 playoff victory
Three North Dallas pitchers combined on a two-hitter and struck out 16 en route to a 9-0 victory over South Oak Cliff on Saturday in a one-game bidistrict series at Johnny Oates Field in West Dallas. The Bulldogs (17-5-2) advance to the Area round next week against Midlothian, an 8-0 winner over Burleson Centennial.
Bulldogs News · Spence futsal team rallies around Diana Brothers, needs donations for international tournament
Often, sports can carry a bigger purpose than what happens on the court or field. That’s the case this year when Spence Coach Scott Brothers’ futsal team dedicated its Disney Scholastic Futsal Tournament to his wife Diana, who is battling breast cancer. To show their support for Diana Brothers, the sixth-grade girls wore pink socks with
Bulldogs News · North Dallas students enter photos in Retail as Art competition
Here are the photos, taken by North Dallas students, that were on display at the Retail as Art: Student Photography Exhibit last week at the Dallas Contemporary in the Design Art District. The North Dallas students participating included Reina Garcia, Kathy Nguyen, Brandon Gerado, Alejandra Barron, Duyen Lai, Lizbeth Lopez, Jacob Tijerina, Rosario Alcoser, DonTavious
Senior Cristy Ottenwarden is making the most of her opportunities at North Dallas High School. She said she came to the U.S. from the Dominican Republic five years ago. She is currently president of the North Dallas National Honor Society, and that means a lot to her. “Being able to be in the National Honor
The North Dallas students were well dressed at this year’s 2018 Senior Prom on Saturday, April 21, at the Dallas Aboretum. Here are some of the students who were dressed to impress. To see more photos, visit Prom photos, Part 1 and Prom photos, Part 2. Many thanks to Booster Club member Ray Salinas, Class
Boys Varsity Baseball · Bulldogs’ ‘hard work’ pays off with District 12-5A baseball title
The North Dallas Bulldogs are District 12-5A champions after defeating the Adamson Leopards 9-1 Tuesday night at Reverchon Park. Sophomore pitcher Xavien Shay gave up three hits and struck out nine batters in the victory. Garion Doyle’s double to right field drove in three runs to give North Dallas a commanding 7-1 lead in
Girls Varsity Softball · Lady Bulldogs play their best, wrap up season with plenty of reasons to celebrate
The Lady Bulldogs saved their best for last. The result was the same but you couldn’t tell it from all the Senior Night celebration during and after the game. The Lady Bulldogs were so close to winning. North Dallas fell 17-14 in eight innings to Woodrow Wilson at the North Dallas softball field despite
Girls Varsity Soccer · North Dallas’ playoff journey ends in loss to Midlothian
With the wind at their back, the Midlothian girls soccer team struck quickly and often early in a 7-0 win over North Dallas in the UIL playoff game at Eagle Stadium in DeSoto. North Dallas goalkeeper Monica Ozuna also had to battle the setting sun as Midlothian attacked the goal from all sides en route
Girls Varsity Basketball · Lady Bulldogs’ SaNiya Lampkin named District 12-5A Co-MVP
North Dallas center-forward SaNiya Lampkin was named District 12-5A Co-MVP and also earned first team honors. NaKiesha Alridge joined SaNiya on the all-district first team. Both are juniors. “SaNiya was our go to girl in the post,” said North Dallas basketball coach Paul Strapkovic. “She improved so much in the low block. She still
North Dallas High Athletic Coordinator Brian Barnett is excited about North Dallas’ placement in the recent UIL realignment for the next two years. On Feb. 1, the UIL announced that the Bulldogs will drop to Class 4A, based on its enrollment. In football, the Bulldogs will be in a new District 8-4A Division I and
Varsity Wrestling (boys and girls) · North Dallas senior Jeremiah Cooper earns district champ title
The medal ceremony is one of the best moments at the district wrestling meet at Conrad High School. The female announcer calls out the names as the top four finishers receive their medals. “And the first-place winner is Jeremiah Cooper of North Dallas High School,” she says, announcing the winners in the 138-pound weight class.
Bulldogs News · North Dallas to join District 8-4A, Div. I in football, and 12-4A in volleyball and other sports
In the new UIL realignment released Thursday, North Dallas High School will join four other Dallas ISD teams, and two new teams in District 8-4A, Division I, for football only for the next two seasons. In volleyball, basketball, and the other sports, North Dallas will play in a Dallas ISD district with other 4A teams. The new
Sgt. Marion Nicholson was recently about the benefits of joining the JROTC at North Dallas High School. “Discipline, structure,” he said. “When they first come in, we tell them you will wear a uniform. You will present yourself as far as the way we want you to do it. We’ll teach you everything. We’re going to mentor, model,
Bulldogs News · BULLDOGS CELEBRATE HOMECOMING WITH 28-0 VICTORY
Playing in front of the biggest crowd of the season — and Homecoming, too – North Dallas’ passing game hit on all cylinders while the defense put the clamps on Sunset in a 28-0 District 12-5A game at Pleasant Grove Stadium. The Bulldogs’ first win saw quarterback Kavonn Price threw for 208 yards and two
Bulldogs News · 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
Bulldogs News · 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
Bulldogs News · 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
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
Bulldogs News · 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
Multiple Teams · 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
Multiple Teams · 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
Girls Varsity Softball · North Dallas-Spence softball girls playing in Rangers RBI league
The North Dallas and Spence girls are playing at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mercy Field in West Dallas. Softball girls from the North Dallas High School and Spence Middle School are playing together in the Rangers RBI summer league. The Bulldogs’ next game is at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mercy Field in West Dallas.
[Update: The first fundraiser is from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at 369 W. Jefferson. ] Spence Middle School Athletic Coordinator Scott Brothers needs some help to send his sixth-grade girls to the AAU World Futsal Championships in late July at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. Coach Brothers is working on
Bulldogs News · Happy Father’s Day to all the dads!
Wishing a Happy Father’s Day to: Gary Bodine, Coach Stephanie Page’s dad. Page is the North Dallas swim coach and girls soccer coach.
Boys Varsity Soccer · North Dallas Coach Jonatan Benitez favors Argentina in this year’s World Cup
North Dallas soccer Coach Jonatan Benitez gets his players ready to play in a game last season. North Dallas soccer Coach Jonatan Benitez will be rooting for Argentina when the FIFA World Cup opens Thursday in Russia. “I was born in Argentina, so that’s the only team I am rooting for,” Benitez said in an
Girls Varsity Softball · Looking ahead: Lady Bulldogs counting on young pitchers to lead team
Freshman Patrice Leavy pitches against Woodrow Wilson in the season finale. Pitching will be one of North Dallas’ strengths in softball next season, and a few seasons to come. North Dallas Coach Chris Barnhill is counting on sophomores Patrice Leavy and Sophia Hernandez and junior Tina Nguyen. Patrice pitched for the junior varsity last season
Bulldogs News · NDHS Booster Club website is No. 2 in Texas, No. 5 in nation — Thanks for your support!
The North Dallas High School Booster Club website maintained its ranking No. 2 in VNN’s latest Texas rankings — and No. 5 in the Top 100 nationally — for the month of May. The Booster Club also has 1,435 “likes” on our Facebook page. (Go like us if you haven’t already done so.) The Booster
The Greater North Dallas High School Alumni Association is seeking sponsors for the annual North Dallas High School Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 1, at Riverchase Golf Course in Coppell. The four-person Florida scramble includes prizes and lunch. Registration and lunch begins at 11 a.m., followed by shotgun start at 1 p.m. We would like
Boys Varsity Football · North Dallas players Jah’Ques Shelvy and Michael Johnson participate in Cowboys U
Coach Fred Johnson, Michael Johnson, Jah’Ques Shelvy and assistant coach Desireé Allen attended the Cowboys U. camp at The Star in Frisco. North Dallas football players Jah’Ques Shelvy and Michael Johnson attended Cowboys U at The Star in Frisco last week. Head Coach Fred Johnson and assistant coach Desireé Allen also attended. Jah’Ques played
Bulldogs News · Have you shared our new Shop page yet?
We earn a percentage of all your purchases from our shop page! Have you shared it on your social media accounts to friends and family yet? Every little bit helps us raise money for our athletes. Here’s how: Click this link to visit the shop page Copy the web address of the page you are on Go to Facebook, Twitter, NextDoor,
The NCAA and the WBCA will host a free youth (ages 5-12) basketball clinic at 9 a.m. this Saturday at Conrad High School, in conjunction with the Marines. The Marines will lead participating students through several basketball drills on the fundamentals of the sport while highlighting the importance of good sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership and health