DeSoto bounces back with big win as defending state champion South Oak Cliff falls to 0-3

DeSoto, TX - Not even a pep talk from former Cowboys Pro Bowl linebacker DeMarcus Ware could end the losing streak for defending state champion South Oak Cliff.  A year after winning the Class 5A Division II state title, South Oak Cliff fell to 0-3 for the first time since 2016, losing to DeSoto 42-23 on Saturday night.

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DeSoto ISD Continuing to Enforce COVID-19 Mask Mandate

Desoto, TX- While most of Texas got rid of mask mandates, the DeSoto Independent School District is sticking to a mask mandate. According to Fox 4, all students, teachers, staff and visitors are required to wear face masks.

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Juvenile Suspect in custody for Tues AM phone threat to DeSoto ISD's Johnson Magnet School

DeSoto, TX - The person who issued threats of violence against DeSoto ISD’s Katherine Johnson Technology Magnet Academy in a Tuesday morning 9-1-1 call is in custody due to some exceptional police work by the DeSoto Police Department working closely with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and investigators from Mansfield (Texas) ISD.

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DESOTO POLICE AND ISD OFFICIALS TAKE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AT MULTIPLE SCHOOLS FOLLOWING TUESDAY AM THREAT

DeSoto, TX - A 9-1-1 call early Tuesday morning threatening violence against DeSoto ISD’s Katherine Johnson Technology Magnet Academy prompted DeSoto Police and ISD officials to take the precautionary steps of closing off that school and three other schools in the district

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DeSoto to open season on national TV with game at Nike World Headquarters

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto will start its football season by playing on national television. And by traveling to Nike World Headquarters in Oregon. It was announced Thursday that DeSoto will play St. Augustine from New Orleans in the Nike Kickoff Classic at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 in Beaverton, Ore.

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Students urged to wear specific colors and clothes on certain days in Texas district

DeSoto, TX - A Texas school district is recommending its students follow a dress code schedule ahead of the upcoming academic year.

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DeSoto ISD employee pleads guilty to embezzling $250,000 with district credit card

DESOTO, Texas — A DeSoto Independent School District employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling more than $250,000 from the district, according to U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Chad E. Meacham.

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DeSoto ISD trustees expected to discuss censuring board member over breach of ethics

DESOTO, Texas — The DeSoto Independent School Board of Trustees is expected to discuss the possibility of censuring one of its members.  The agenda for the board’s April 25 meeting includes a closed session discussion item regarding a proposed resolution to censure Trustee Karen Daniel.

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DESOTO POLICE RESPOND TO FRIDAY AFTERNOON FIGHTS AT DESOTO HS

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Police (DPD) were called to DeSoto High School shortly after 12:30 PM Friday after being notified about a fight in progress.  School Resource Officers and other DeSoto Police Officers responded to observe multiple fights in progress.

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DeSoto ISD Superintendent to Unveil Literacy Plan Monday Night

DeSoto, TX - Dr. Larry Lewis took over DeSoto ISD at the end of 2021 after D'Andre Weaver took a new job.  Lewis is the interim boss, inheriting a district under financial monitoring by the state after mismanagement,

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