Pinkston Lady Vikings make impressive push toward playoffs presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors
The girls' soccer team has been no different as they inch toward the playoffs. The Lady Vikings haven't let the threat of another canceled season slow them down. Because of the delay caused by the snowstorm, the Lady Vikings are squeezing in three games a week to catch up on the schedule. Behind a couple of freshman stars who hold the majority of the goals for the Lady Vikings, Savannah Rojas and Jeiny Nunez), Pinkston has a great shot at making an incredible playoff push. For all the ways you love to play, Academy Sports and Outdoors makes easier than ever to gear up and have fun out there!
Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, accused in killing of protesters listed in ‘hero’ assignment at Dallas ISD high school
DALLAS – A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option. Kyle Rittenhouse has been accused of fatally shooting two people and wounding another in Kenosha following the police shooting of Jacob Blake. The writing assignment also listed Joseph Rosenbaum, one of the protesters Rittenhouse is accused of killing; along with Mahatma Gandhi, César Chávez, Malcolm X and George Floyd. The Dallas Independent School District did not release the name of the W. T. White High School teacher who assigned the report. In a statement, the district said: “An unapproved assignment posted in Google Classroom yesterday has been brought to our attention.
Houston ISD will open on Sept. 8. How does that compare to other school districts in the area and across the Texas?
Houston ISD will re-open on Sept. 8 and offer online learning for six weeks. How does that plan compare to other area districts and some of the larger ones across Texas? Area districtsThe majority of area school districts will start school between Aug. 17 and Aug. 24. Goose Creek ISD is the only other school district so far with a start date of Sept. 8 and students there will begin the year virtually for three weeks. Alief ISD, the first school district in the area to announce they will be starting the year virtually, will be the earliest to start off the 2020-2021 school year on Aug. 6.
Friday night football may be in jeopardy in the fall due to coronavirus, Dallas ISD superintendent says
DALLAS – Dallas ISD said football on Friday nights may be in doubt for the fall semester, NBC News reported. Football “is a true contact sport,” said Hinojosa. The UIL, which governs high school sports all over Texas said in a statement obtained by NBC news that football is still set for fall. “As the circumstances around the COVID-19 pandemic are ever-changing, we do not have a specific timetable to release further information. According to Johns Hopkins University, Texans are testing at a positivity rate of 15.53 percent at a rolling seven-day average.