DeSoto School District Getting PPE Donation After Devastating Warehouse Fire Last MonthThe DeSoto Independent School District is getting a welcomed donation after a fire destroyed an estimated $85,000 worth of personal protective equipment.
Backlash Continues After Acting DeSoto ISD Superintendent Don Hooper's Controversial Social Media PostsSome DeSoto families are demanding a change in the school district's leadership after controversial social media posts from the recently appointed acting superintendent came to light.
DeSoto ISD Parents Wrestle With Change And Controversy Involving Past & Present SuperintendentsDays before the start of the new school year, could DeSoto's school leadership be changing -- again? A special Sunday board meeting is now on the agenda.
DeSoto ISD Modifies Reopening Plan, Will Delay In-Person Instruction And Open With Virtual Classes OnlyIt was late last month when the DeSoto ISD school board approved a plan to return students to campuses -- now the district has modified that adjusted reopening plan to delay in-person teaching.
DeSoto Independent School District Delays Start Of Fall Semester To September 8The DeSoto ISD Board of Trustees approved a plan that will have students returning to school for the 2020-2021 academic year on September 8.
Dallas Teen Killed When Hummer Crash Rips BMW In HalfA standout student-athlete on the DeSoto High School football team was killed after a crash in west Harris County that split one of the cars in half.
Frustration After DeSoto High School Graduation Location MovedBecause of the threat of severe weather, administrators have moved the DeSoto High School graduation. It’s a decision that’s left some parents and students upset.
DeSoto ISD School Board Cuts 98 Positions To Make Up Budget DeficitDozens of North Texas teachers are out of a job this morning. Their positions in DeSoto Independent School District were cut to make up a school budget deficit.
Late Night Meeting Gives No Answers About DeSoto Football CoachThere’s widespread confusion and frustration in the city of DeSoto after rumors began swirling Monday night that the school district was about to fire Todd Peterman, the head football coach at DeSoto High School.
School Board Considers Changing DeSoto ISD Start TimesThe school bell could soon be ringing earlier or later for some North Texas students. At a board meeting this evening, the DeSoto ISD is looking for input on what time the school day should start.
Teen Says He Was injured & Suspended For Hitting School Bullies BackCBS 11 News talked exclusively with a DeSoto teenager who suffered head trauma and had his jaw knocked out of alignment. What’s disturbing is, he says he suffered the injuries while battling bullies at school.
DeSoto Discloses Superintendent Severance Agreement
DeSoto ISD Debating What To Do With SuperintendentDeSoto ISD trustees don't want controversy, but that's the one thing guaranteed with Kathy Augustine's hire. But now, to go forward without her could generate even more controversy over paying her to leave.
DeSoto School Board Abruptly Ends Meeting, Superintendent Remains On LeaveThe DeSoto ISD School Board took no action Monday night during a closed door meeting that could have determined the fate of its superintendent, who will remain on paid leave.
DeSoto School Board To Discuss Future Of New SuperintendentThe DeSoto School Board is set to discuss the future of the new superintendent who came from an Atlanta school system embroiled in allegations of widespread cheating on standardized tests.