Indiana University ‘Business is Global’ Summer Program

Indiana University ‘Business is Global’ is accepting applications for their summer 2015 program. DEADLINE is Tue 7 April. The program is a unique blend of culture, language, and international business learning that offers students an introduction to the myriad of opportunities available in today’s global marketplace. For more information and/or to apply, visit the school’s website. CLICK to view a video of last summer’s session. PROGRAM DATES : July 5-17, 2015.

TAG Yearbook Deadline!

Please see the “TAG Yearbook” post below. The deadline for recognition ads has been extended to Wednesday, March 4, 2015!

AP REGISTRATION! Deadline is tomorrow, Friday, February 27!

African-American Read In!

2015 AARI flyer

UIL Essay Contests!

Please follow this LINK for more information about this year’s UIL essay contests! The deadlines are fast-approaching.

TAG Yearbook!

A message from Ms. Greer, Faculty Adviser for the TAG Yearbook:

The TAG Yearbook is going on sale in February!

How to buy a yearbook: Students can purchase their yearbooks in front of the TAG office before school and during lunch for the entire month of February. For the first week of sales (February 2 – 6), the yearbook will be available for just $25. On February 9, the price increases to $30. Students may pay with cash or with a check made out to “TAG Yearbook.”

Online purchases: Yearbooks will also be available online for $30 HERE. There, you can find the TAG Yearbook under the name “School for the Talented and Gifted” or under the school code of 50630.

Recognition ads: If you’re interested in buying a recognition ad for your student, you can also design and purchase those HERE.  A full-page ad is $50, a half-page ad is $30, and a quarter-page ad is $15. The yearbook also encourages students to buy ads with their friends.

Email pictures: The yearbook is still collecting pictures for several pages. If you have pictures from Flight School, TREK, or the Halloween dress-up day, please email them to yearbook.tag@gmail.com.

Questions? Email Ms. Greer at ggreer@dallasisd.org

Magnet School Applications Now Available!

The magnet school application for TAG and all other DISD magnet schools is now available online! Applications will be accepted starting today, January 12, until Friday, January 30. Please submit your application online and then bring in the documentation required to the TAG office before January 30, 2015. We have a computer available here at the TAG office for those who wish to fill out their application in our office. The links are below for all application materials:

Dallas ISD Magnet School Online Application: Click Here

TAG Application Packet: 2014-15 TAG Application Packet (Final)

TAG Senior Thesis Project – Austen High

Come see Austen High, a play written and directed by Michelle Landry, one of our seniors. This is a workshop, ensemble performance based upon the characters of Jane Austen and set in a modern high school. Run time is about 30 minutes. Following the performance, there will be a short talk-back (15 minutes), and afterward you are all invited to stay for Michelle’s thesis presentation!

Tickets are on a pay-what-you-can basis, and there will be concessions as well.

Date: Dec. 6th 2014

Time: Doors open at 7:45 p.m., and the play starts at 8:00 p.m.

Location: Magnolia Lounge,1121 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210

Parking is free at the Magnolia Lounge.

Extra Credit Opportunities for these English Classes for TAG Students:

Greer: +5

Templet: +5 Test

Correa: +10 for Lowest Assignment

TAG Application Packet Now Available

The TAG Application Packet is now available! If you’re interested in applying for the 2015-16 school year, please check out our process here!

TAG National Merit Recognition

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TAG is proud to congratulate a whopping 30 seniors for being recognized be the National Merit Scholarship Program this year. This means that a stunning 47% of our senior class of 2015 has been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Congratulations to:


National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

Matthew Brown (not pictured)

Lucas Chen

David Dela Cruz

Flannery Currin

Adrian Demopulous

Grace Enda

Christopher McDougal

Yousef Nofal

Alex Ravnik

Abigail Rees

Stephanie Xiong


National Achievement Scholar Semifinalist

Taylor Holloway


National Hispanic Scholars

Jordan Blanco

Alvaro Michael

National Merit Scholarship Commended Students

Dante Bria-Massaro

Yuri Choi

Preethi Fernandez

Braden Fineberg

Blaine Finstein

Arabella Jenkins

Mah-ro Khan

Amy Lupica

Alvaro Michael

Ruby Pandey

Benjamin Singer

Nesta Smith-Riordon


National Achievement Scholar Outstanding Participants

Stephen Blair

Zulkifl Jemal

Miles Longshaw

Jidenna Nwosu

Cameron Wicks