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George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary School Dedication Ceremony, Fri. Dec. 9th, at 10:30 a.m.


DALLAS ISD TO DEDICATE GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH ELEMENTARY

Dedication ceremony scheduled for Friday, Dec. 9

DALLAS–Dallas Independent School District’s George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary School, the first public school built in the City of Addison in nearly 100 years and the first Dallas ISD campus to be located in Addison, will be dedicated Friday, Dec. 9, at 10:30 a.m.  The school is located at 3939 Spring Valley Road.

Named for the 41st president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary School includes environmentally-friendly elements and construction features.  It has an enrollment of approximately 600 students.  At 94,000 square feet, the school has the capacity to serve 825 students. 

President Bush’s grandson George P. Bush will bring greetings on behalf of his family and in a videotaped message the former president is expected to encourage students of the new school to strive for excellence.  The school’s choir will perform and the W. T. White Marine Corps JROTC will present the colors.  Other speakers include Texas State Representative Stefani Carter, Addison Mayor Todd Meier and District 1 Dallas ISD Trustee, Dr. Edwin Flores.

The school uses several innovative teaching models including dual-language instruction in English and Spanish, which encourages all students to become bilingual.  In addition, Bush Elementary features enrichment activities such as Science Club, Glee Club, Gardening Club, basketball, volleyball and choir.