Scholars Program Honors Three Lumin Alums

From left to right: King Cohen, Raffaele Sandoval and Elias Saucedo.

Congratulations are in order for Lumin East Dallas Community School alums King Cohen (2011), Raphael Sandoval (2011) and Elias Saucedo (2009)! The three each received the 2017 Scholar Award during the Dallas ISD Scholars Program recognition ceremony held on March 30th. They were honored for their academic excellence and college readiness.

As a part of the Dallas ISD Scholars program, Cohen, Sandoval and Saucedo will receive support in their pursuit towards National Merit ® Scholarships and invitation to PSAT prep sessions and other events.

The Dallas ISD Scholars program recognizes students in the 7th – 12th grade who have scored in the 95 percentile on the STAAR reading or math test, or in the 95 percentile on the PSAT/NMSQT.

Please join us in congratulating our beloved alums, King Cohen, Raphael Sandoval and Elias Saucedo!

Congratulations guys!

 

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#LuminIntheNews: Dallas Morning News Editorial Features Lumin Education

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Lumin Education was recently featured in the Dallas Morning News Editorial entitled ” What this Bachman Lake haven can teach each of us about pre-K education.”

The article highlights Lumin Bachman Lake Community School’s unique approach to early childhood education in the Bachman Lake area.  Read the article in it’s entirety, here.

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The 2017 – 2018 Enrollment Application Period Is Jan. 10 – Feb. 23, APPLY TODAY!

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Lumin Education has established January 10 – February 23 as the application period for students interested in enrolling for the 2017 – 2018 school year! Visit one of our campuses today to complete and submit your application packet!

Admission is done by a lottery drawing from applications submitted during the “designated application period.” Each child is given a number and names are drawn randomly for each age category. Once all openings have been filled, a waiting list is developed by lottery from the remaining applications submitted during the designated application period. Applications received after February 23 at 2 p.m. are accepted and placed on the waiting list behind applications submitted during the designated application period.

* It is very important that we receive your completed application during the designated time period. Unless your child is currently enrolled, you will need to turn in a new application for the 2017 – 2018 school year.


HOW TO APPLY

One application applies to all schools. You may express preference for one school if you wish, but in order to maximize your chances of acceptance we will offer you a spot at the first available school. If you wish to decline that spot, you may, and your name can remain on the wait list for your preference school.

THE CHECK LIST:

Visit one of our campus to complete your application. Bring the following items with you:

  1. A copy of your child/children’s birth certificate
  2. Proof of residency (if you live in one of the primary service areas)
  3. Application addendum (if your child will be 3 or 4 years old, as of September 1, 2017
  4. Documentation of eligibility for state funding (if your child will be 3 or 4 years old, as of September 1, 2017

If you need additional information or assistance during the application process please contact:

  • Sylvie Fitzgerald, Lumin East Dallas Community School Director (214) 824-8950, ext. 267
  • Becki Hardie, Lumin Lindsley Park Community School Director (214) 321-9155, ext. 101
  • Jodi Campbell, Lumin Wesley-Rankin Community School Director, (214) 699-8279, ext 254
  • Or,  Carol Wolfe, Student Services, (214) 321-9155, ext. 104
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Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program Now Accepting Applications!

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The 2017 Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program (MIFP) is accepting applications NOW through January 31st

The Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program (MIFP) is an eight-week, paid summer internship program that introduces Dallas public high school students to careers and employment opportunities in industries and companies where they have expressed interest.

High school and residency requirements include:

Students must be a current sophomore or a junior at any Dallas public or charter high school. The physical address of the school must be located in the city of Dallas, or students must be a current sophomore or a junior at any Richardson ISD High School and must physically live in the city of Dallas.

Additionally, to qualify for the program students must also be at least 16 years of age and be able to work in the United States. They must have at least a 3.0 grade point average, have a solid attendance record and be recommended to the program by their high school principal or counselor.

Key Dates and additional requirements can be found here. Applications must be submitted online at www.mayorsinterns.org by January 31st.

 

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