A huge thanks to the Townview Magnet Center English Department for initiating a tutoring session focused on 10th grade achievement in Expository Writing. During early release over 30 Townview Magnet Center students met with English Teachers in small groups to improve their expository writing skills. Students were able to edit and revise last year's EOC Expository essay. Thank you to Mrs. Amber Robins-Rice for her leadership, the entire English team for their dedication and Mrs. Ann Houston for insuring that we had transportation after the tutoring session. Great team work allows all our students to rise to new heights!
Thank you to Townview Magnet Center Librarian - Mrs. Cortez - who has spearheaded the Townview Magnet Center Black History Month Lecture Series. On Feb. 6th over 50 Townview Magnet Center students heard from Retired Brigadier General Tommy Daniels. Thank you to Cadet Captain Armando Garcia for leading the event.
The Joe D. Sasser JROTC Battalion continue to rack up impressive victories in marksmanship and marching. Instructors Hysmith and Padilla have a dedicated group that understand that excellence comes through hard work and dedication. Keep up the great work!
Twenty eight Townview Magnet Center Orchestra students have qualified for the Texas State Competition in Austin. Congratulations to JBS Law Magnet Teacher Mrs. Kloc-Rodriguez for leading and guiding an incredible group of talented musicians. Good luck at State!
Congratulations to all JBS Fast Track Math students who took the EOC in December - all students achieved a Level III on the EOC Math Test! Great work by a tremendous group of students!
The Barefoot Debaters will host their first ever UIL Speech, Debate and Academic Tournament on Saturday, February 23rd. There is plenty of work to be done in preparation and execution - please see Mr. Wright for details.
JBS Law Magnet boasts three Skills USA State Officers - these students attended a Career and Technology Conference in Austin, presented to educators from throughout the state and met with various elected officials to advocate for career and technology funding. These students show that there is no limit on what our students can accomplish when they are allowed to spread their wings and soar! Great work Darsha, Alina and Jessica! And thank you Mr. Perez and Mrs. Jackson for chaperoning the trip.
The Walter Williams Criminal Justice Cluster is planning the Second Annual Criminal Justice Day for Friday, April 12th. Committees have been formed, guest speakers being invited and many other tasks are being completed. If you are interested in participating, please contact Mr. Perez or Mrs. Lankford for more details. Go Eagles!
The Legal Eagle Mock Trial team is soaring into the Dallas ISD Semi Finals on Saturday, February 9th. Through hard work and dedication the team plans to compete at the Texas State Mock Trial Competition in March.
JBS Law Magnet First Year CJ and Law students were treated to a lesson on the Bill of Rights by two distinguished attorneys from the American Bar Association. On Friday, February 8th, attorneys, staff and teachers led over 70 students in an evaluative lesson on the the Bill of Rights. Students were faced with the dilemma of only keeping five of the first ten amendments to the US Constitution. Students worked in groups to deliberate on their answers, presented their reasoning to the class and some even cited specific cases to defend their positions - all participants were duly impressed!
Thank you to the Judge Toni Clarke and the American Bar Association Committee on Diversity for their visit to the JBS Law Magent on Wednesday, February 6th. Thirty judges from across the United States conducted Mock Interviews with over 120 sophomores and juniors. The judges, first and second generation US citizens, shared their inspirational stories to a thankful and receptive student body! Dallas attorneys joined the group, including Dallas Bar Association President Sally Crawford. Thank you for helping all our Legal Eagles Soar!
Congratulations to the Barefoot Debaters who have won two Sweepstakes Awards at the Dallas Urban Debate Tournaments. Keep up the great work!
The SKILLS USA State and District Officers will be leading a training session this weekend - we wish them good luck and thank them for representing our school with such distinction!
Thank you Chief Justice Carolyn Wright and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers for Friday's visit focusing on The Struggle for Voting Rights. Special thanks to Eric Walker, Chris Rogers and Paul Simon of the DAYL and Angela Taylor and Rozana Rojas of the JBS Law Magnet.
Congratulations to the Barefoot Debaters and Coach Gonzalez for their First Place Finish at the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance Strasburger and Price Tournament. For a complete listing of students that won at the Varsity, JV and Novice levels please see the Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Facebook page!
Congratulations to the JBS Law Magnet Young Men who participated in the Dallas County Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Event to spot light awareness on sexual assualt and to raise funds to combat sexual assault. Fourteen Legal Eagles participated along with many supporters - students, friends, parents and relatives. The Young Men raised almost $500.00. We should all be very proud of their efforts. Additional information on Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Facebook page.
Thank you Townview Ambassadors for assisting with and preparing for the Townview College Fair and US Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson's STEM Roundtable featuring Brigadier General Kula of the Army Corps of Engineers.
Ashley Cauich received a scholarship to attend the HOBY Leadership World Convention this past summer! Great work by Ashley!
Great to Alberto Lara back at JBS Law Magnet working on his teacher observations. Thank you Mr. Perez for assisting him in his studies!
Good work by Skills USA State Officers - The El Paso District has requested our students to help organize and guide their district convention - a very high compliment! Keep up the good work!
Barefoot Debaters Competing in DUDA - Go Eagles!
Good Luck to Don Gonzalez - Faculty Representative will be attending the National Blue Ribbon Ceremony in Washington DC in November.
Barefoot Debaters - Keep up the Good Work!
Thank you Mrs. Virginia Carr for assisting our students in the JBS Law office and filling in for Mr. Perez while he is in Washington DC.
Great work by Gabriela Ayala and Marisela Gonzales on School Zone Dallas and Aqui En Dallas ISD!
Evelyn Tavarez and Javier Gerardo were named National Hispanic Scholarships by the College Board based upon their Junior PSAT scores! Remember to use Kaplan Online to increase those PSAT scores.
Congratulations to Ms. Angela Taylor - JBS Law Magnet Coordinator!
JBS Law Magnet named National Blue Ribbon Exemplary High Achieving High School!
Skills USA Leadership will be attending a leadership conference in Washington DC. Thank you to Mr. Perez for providing leadership and Mrs. Shirley Ison-Newsome, Asst. Superintendent and Mrs. Jovan Grant-Wells, Executive Direction Division 4, for helping make this trip a reality.
Congratulations to Mrs. McDaniel - recognized by the College Board as an AP English grader!
Outstanding students, mentored by an incredibly talented faculty and supported by a caring community comprised of family and professionals, soar to new heights everyday at the Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet. "Soaring Eagles" highlights some of the accomplishment of our present and past students and faculty members. If you would like to nominate someone as a "Soaring Eagle" - please click here.
Previous Soaring Eagle Kudos can be found by clicking here.