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Dallas Public School Teachers To Be Honored

21 Apr 2000

Two upcoming events are planned to honor local teachers. The Teacher of the Year Social and the Hats Off to Dallas Teachers will be held during National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 1-5. General Superintendent Dr. Waldemar Rojas will be a guest speaker at both events.

• The annual Teacher of the Year Social provides fun and drama for the Teachers of the Year from local campuses. Each school nominated its representative for the coveted title of District Teacher of the Year. The 10 semifinalists and five finalists will be named at the event. The winner will be announced in the fall. The social will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at the Horticultural Center at Fair Park. The event's sponsor is the Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of Dallas/Fort Worth. The Dallas Morning News columnist Steve Blow is the master of ceremonies.

• The "Hats Off! to Dallas Teachers" celebration will be Thursday, May 4, at 4 p.m. at the Horticultural Center at Fair Park. Teachers and school staff from district schools will be recognized by members of the PTA. Food, music by the Young Strings performers from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and prizes await teachers and school staff. Mayor Ron Kirk, State Senator Royce West and other city leaders are among the guest speakers.

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