Social Studies


All Dallas ISD students think critically, engage civically, and connect globally.


Providing intentional support and growth opportunities in Social Studies.

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Dallas nhd Regional first place winners

Sudie L. Williams Talented and Gifted Academy won first place in the Dallas Regional National History Day Junior Group Exhibit category this past weekend. The win is the first time in over five years a Dallas ISD school won first place at regional.

These talented and gifted students will be heading to Austin to compete at state on April 23, 2022. Sudie L. Williams students success started when they won first place at the Dallas ISD District competition and now first place at Dallas Regional competition where over. Dallas ISD and the Social Studies department are cheering on Anisa Herrera, Victoria Hlavaty, and Linus Watt, and teacher Ms. Gabrielle Herrera.

Texas Mock Trial Back to Back first place winner

Booker T. Washington High School won first place at the 43rd Annual Texas High School Mock Trial Competition on Saturday, March 5, at a competition held in-person at the George Allen Courthouse. The win marks back-to-back championship titles for the team, as they also took home the win for the 2021 competition.

The competition included more than 20 high school teams from across the state, to argue a hypothetical civil court case written by local attorneys with the Dallas Bar Association. These teams, which have emerged as the best among their school districts and regions, were matched against one another, culminating in the final championship round on Saturday afternoon. The Booker T. Washington team will represent the State of Texas at the 2022 Virtual National High School Mock Trial Competition May 5-7.

We the Students essay contest: Bill of rights institute

This year's essay topic: How does an understanding of natural rights and respect build a free society?

Prizes include: 1st Place: $7,500 and a scholarship to the 2022 Constitutional Academy summer program in Washington D.C., Runners Up: 5 prizes at $1,500 each, Honorable Mentions: 10 prizes at $500 each

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The deadline to submit is April 15, 2022!

Metroplex Social Studies Supervisors Association (MSSSA) - Citizen Bee!

Are your students buzzing with knowledge about civics? Are your students looking to prove they're the bees knees on US History content?

Texas Law-Related Education puts on a Citizen Bee for all High School US History students each year and it is a phenomenal way to help students review the content they've been learning as well as allowing our students with a passion for history to shine.

Not to mention everyone gets a t-shirt and there are cash prizes!

Click here to learn more about Citizen Bee! - Click here to enroll your students today!

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