Two DeSoto Schools Temporarily Closed Because of COVID-19 Cases

DeSoto, TXSchools and universities across North Texas are shifting to virtual learning as COVID-19 cases surge due to the delta variant, including two in DeSoto ISD.

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Comunicado de prensa para comidas gratuitas (opción de verano sin interrupciones) en el año escolar 2021-2022

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto ISD  anunció hoy su política de que, en este año escolar, se ofrecerán comidas saludables a todos los estudiantes sin costo alguno en todos los días escolares.

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DeSoto Seamless Summer Option Free Meals in School Year 2021-2022

DeSoto, TX- DeSoto ISD announced its policy that this school year, healthy meals will be offered every school day to all students at no cost. Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals.

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DeSoto ISD Offers Nearly $60K in Incentives For New ‘Master Teacher' Role

DeSoto, TX - A North Texas school district is offering teachers up to $57,000 in extra pay on top of their base salaries to help their students succeed.  It's part of a plan to improve performance by bringing some of the best educators to the table.

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DeSoto ISD to give $3k bonus to all current, new employees

DeSOTO, Texas - In an effort to reward and retain teachers, school districts continue to offer bonuses and incentives for better pay.  DeSoto ISD is giving a $3,000 bonus for all current and new employees. Beyond that, there are even more ways teachers can get much larger checks this year.

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DeSoto ISD reconsiders payment to former high school football coach after concerns about legality arise

DeSoto, TX - An attempt to settle a grievance by a former football coach in DeSoto drove a wedge between the school board and the state official charged with monitoring its work.

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DeSoto ISD Middle School Transforms Classrooms to Serve Families

DeSoto,TX - The racks and shelves display things you'd see in a store, and that's what it is at East Middle School in the DeSoto ISD -- a store where families can get what they need, from clothes to toiletries to food.

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DeSoto High choir director one of 10 Grammy education award finalists

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto High School Choir Director Pamela Dawson has been named one of the ten finalists for the 2021 Recording Academy and Grammy Museum’s Music Educator Award.

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Serving in a pandemic, this custodial supervisor for DeSoto High School helps keep students safe

DeSoto, TX - Every person in a school district plays a role in helping students succeed.  DeSoto ISD’s cleaning and custodial services department named Jackqueline Dillon, DeSoto High School’s morning custodial supervisor, its 2020 employee of the year for her work making sure students feel secure.

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DeSoto ISD to Launch Stakeholders Experience Surveys to Aid the Development of the District’s Strategic Plan

DESOTO, TX — With a laser focus on creating a world-class district and improving the learning outcomes for students, DeSoto ISD invites its stakeholders –  students and their families, employees, and community members –  to help shape the future by participating in the upcoming fall administration of its Experience Surveys in December.

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