Mesquite ISD

  • coronavirus Mar 23

    Local Teachers Visit Students While Social Distancing

    Teachers from Mesquite ISD and Forney ISD wanted to do something for their students. Showing them how much they were missed, but also that they can overcome anything.

  • Mesquite ISD Feb 26

    Mesquite ISD Celebrates Unsung Heroes of Black History

    It has been a month of learning, more than ever before, at Florence Elementary in Mesquite ISD. “This was the first time we have done this project,” Social Studies Coordinator Daniel Norwood said. “During Black History Month, several school shad door-decorating contests, living history museums, student research projects and even programs.” The learning didn’t stop with the video they...

  • Mesquite Feb 25

    Mesquite ISD Students Arrested for Having Firearm in Vehicle

    Mesquite ISD students were arrested Monday after a police located a firearm in one of the student’s vehicles, a district official says. The incident happened at West Mesquite High School, where Mesquite ISD said a student reported seeing another student with a firearm in the parking lot. The tip was reported through the district’s anonymous reporting app. The district...

  • Mesquite Feb 14

    Teen Arrested, Accused of Bringing Unloaded Gun to Mesquite Poteet High School

    A high school student in Mesquite was arrested Monday morning after police say he brought an unloaded gun onto school grounds. A Mesquite police spokesman said a teacher at Dr. Ralph H. Poteet High School alerted a school resource officer that a student may have been armed with a gun. The officer then discovered the unloaded gun in the...

  • #SomethingGood Dec 9, 2019

    #SomethingGood: Mesquite Girl Helps Children in Need

    An elementary school student in Mesquite is doing something good for kids in need — so good, that the Mesquite Police Department is recognizing her for her kindness. Ryleigh Adams was already a friend of the police department after last year’s donation. She donated all her birthday gifts to the Santa Cop program. She even helped package toys for kids…

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