W.T. White High School

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    $15 Pecan Lodge Is Definitely Worth a Trip Back to High School

    Pecan Lodge is quickly achieving legendary status, and actually getting in before all brisket and sides have been piranha'ed is getting harder and harder. So it's pretty exciting that W.T. White High School is offering plates of Pecan Lodge barbecue along with tickets to school's performance of The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Art Conspiracy's RZN8 Pits Art Against Music

    See also: Scenes from Art Conspiracy's RZN8 It takes money to make money, and so it also takes money to raise money. Saturday night, Art Conspiracy continued its trajectory with a seed event to prepare for their fall shindig, and moving from Sons of Herman Hall to Life in Deep Ellum gave the art be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Gary Myrick on Working With Stevie Ray Vaughan, Wilson Pickett and Big Audio Dynamite

    Born and raised in Dallas, Gary Myrick found his greatest success after moving to California and forming The Figures. In 1980, Gary Myrick & The Figures released a self-titled album that featured the new wave hit "She Talks in Stereo." The song, along with another Myrick original, ended up in the mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Dallas ISD Scores With 63 Exemplary Schools. But Completion Rates Take Their Toll.

    ​We warned you in early June, when the Dallas Independent School District crunched some TAKS test scores and released its list of exemplary and recognized schools well ahead of the Texas Education Agency's official date of, well, today: Those numbers were very preliminary. As TEA spokesperson DeEt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Like The Cannonball Run. Only It's High School Students in Handmade Solar-Powered Cars.

    W.T. White Longhorn Solar CorpsQuetzalcoatl, both the sun god and the car three W.T. White students hope gets them 866 miles to Colorado​Beginning at 9 Sunday morning, three students from W.T. White High School will drive to Colorado in that very ride you see above: a $30,000, corporate-sponsor pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Dallas Area Rapid Transit Board to OK Proposed Bus Route Changes Today

    Click to enlarge: From DART's Planning Committee agenda concering bus-route changes being voted on today​Back in February, we directed your attention to forthcoming route changes being proposed by Dallas Area Rapid Transit, which is looking to delete "costly duplications," especially as the Green ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Homeless by Choice, James Wagnorne Blogs About Life on the Streets of Dallas

    ​Yesterday I met James Waghorne outside his home: a blue Aerostar van parked at the Travel Centers of America truck stop off I-20 and Bonnie View Road. This isn't the first time he's been homeless, just the first time since 2002. But this time is different, he says. For one thing, he hopes his tim ... More >>

  • News

    May 21, 2009

    Hey DISD Trustees! Do the Math on Magnet Schools.

    Magnets just aren’t the budget-busters trustees are pretending they are.

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Hinojosa's Still Out and About, Trying to Prove to Parents That He Really, Really Cares

    Last night at Thomas C. Marsh Middle School, Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa and school board trustee Edwin Flores took their show back on the road and hosted yet another town hall meeting, following last month's what-up-y'all at W.T. White High School. And, yet ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Last Night at W.T. White, Michael Hinojosa Reminded Everyone Who's in Charge of DISD

    It was the last question of the night: "What do you think of the mayor's concept for taking over the Dallas Independent School District?" The audience, consisting of only a few folks scattered throughout the W.T. White High School auditorium last night, let out a collective giggle. DISD Superintende ... More >>

  • Music

    January 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    W.T. White Stats Teacher to Talk Up Video Games and Kids on NPR

    This LEGO has proved a rather remarkable educational tool in at least one household I know of. Something to keep an ear out for today: In a couple of hours, National Public Radio will post to its Web site the audio for a story titled "Using Video Games to Get Kids Excited About Science." Among the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2007

    Aaron is Gone

    Spc. Aaron Preston's job in Iraq was to find, secure and destroy or dismantle IEDs. One killed Preston and two other soldiers Christmas Day. On Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, I saw a movie called Grace is Gone, starring John Cusack. It is about a man named Stanley P ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 21, 2006

    Hoof Dreams

    Women and Horses takes the audience on a sweet ride; Eat the Runt bites it

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Separate and Unequal

    In a school district that still sees the city in terms of black and white, Hispanics say their children are robbed of a fair share

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Not So Special

    DISD's special education program is anything but, say parents and state officials, and it too often abandons the children who need attention most

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Calling Jesse Jackson

    Not even close

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Public defenders

    A surprising number of parents are shunning the 'burbs, pulling their kids out of private schools, and embracing DISD

  • News

    June 5, 1997
  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Stick it in your ear

    Frank Mitchell thought he was a made man in the all-powerful 'family' that controls professional golf. Then the PGA Tour shoved him out into the cold.

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    The making of an activist

    Arena process stirs one woman to get involved