JL Long Middle School

School Food Pantries Feed Students, With Community Help

By Bethany Erickson / October 5, 2017 / 1 Comment
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If you just walked down the halls of Woodrow Wilson High, you probably wouldn’t be able to tell that some students would need the assistance of a food pantry. But, like far too many students that attend Dallas ISD schools, the only meals some kids at Woodrow got came from the cafeteria. There simply wasn’t […]

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Do You Have the Next SCHOOL+HOUSE?

By Bethany Erickson / June 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

When you have an idea in your head, sometimes it sounds way more awesome rattling around in your brain than when it actually happens. I’m happy to report that this was not the case last night. A steady stream of parents with children in Dallas ISD schools, Lakewood residents, Realtors and more came by the […]

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Reminder: First SCHOOL + HOUSE Tonight in Lakewood

By Bethany Erickson / June 28, 2016 / 0 Comments

Just a reminder – tonight is our first installment of SCHOOL + HOUSE, a chance for Realtors and prospective parents to mingle with involved parents in Lakewood-area Dallas ISD schools, as well as District 2 trustee Dustin Marshall, plus see an adorable 3/2 Tudor in Lakewood. This first installment is a partnership with the Heather […]

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CandysDirt.com Launches First School + House Community Event

By Bethany Erickson / June 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

Way back when I first started writing for CandysDirt.com, the idea was that I give everyone enough information (or the ability to find that information) to make an educated decision about both public schools and neighborhoods they’d like to live in. And for about the last six months, I’ve been noodling around with a concept […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Lakewood Midcentury Priced for Quick Sale

By Leah Shafer / December 2, 2014 / 0 Comments

Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred takes us just north of White Rock Lake in Lakewood to 7325 Rutgers Drive. This fantastic East Dallas neighborhood is full of other handsome midcentury houses like this one, but few are priced as competitively: With a recent price reduction, it is now listed for $299,900, or $185 per square foot. Nearby […]

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Everyone Loves Lakewood and Lakewood Schools: I Have Free Tickets to Lakewood’s Tour of Homes This Weekend…

By Candy Evans / November 6, 2012 / 0 Comments

Get them while they are HOT! I’ve got tickets in my hot envelope-holding hand for this weekend’s Lakewood Home Tour featuring six Lakewood homes, AND J.L. Long Middle School, the first non-residence featured on the tour since its inception. Haven’t you ever thought you might want to LIVE in a school? In London, people are […]

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