Tiffanie Blackmon-Jones

Digital News Journalist

United States of America

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PR and Marketing professional with journalistic experience. An enthusiastic team member with experience in event planning, project management, copywriting and editing, media relations, social media campaign development and marketing, and web content development.

Learn more about me at tblackmonjones.com. (Website under reconstruction)

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National Signing Day celebrates stellar student-athletes (video) | The Hub

Wednesday was the day almost every high school athlete dreams about: the opportunity to sign an athletic scholarship. At this week's 2016 Dallas ISD Signing Day Event, more than 100 student-athletes signed contracts called National Letters of Intent to compete at colleges and universities across the country.

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Construction project to address HVAC issues at South Oak Cliff (video) | The Hub

District officials are overseeing a complete overhaul of South Oak Cliff High School's heating and air conditioning systems, which will solve the issue of some classrooms feeling overheated. As of Monday, the heating issues had been traced to five of the school's 80 classrooms. The temperature differences are attributed to ongoing testing and implementation of the upgrades to the HVAC system.

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Truett Elementary celebrates Bridge Plan building renovations (video) | The Hub

With a continually growing student population, George W. Truett Elementary School was high on the priority list of campus needs to adequately house their growing enrollment. With the support of District 3 Trustee Dan Micciche and the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees, the Bridge Plan approved by trustees in March allocated $13 million to cover additions and improvements at Truett Elementary, including 24 new classrooms, a science lab, updated library, gym and computer labs.

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Dallas ISD principals 'set the tone' for students and staff (video) | The Hub

With the charge to encourage, motivate and lead every person on their campus toward excellence, multiple district officials say that principals have some of the most challenging positions in education. The district will recognize some of the outstanding Dallas ISD principals tomorrow at the Principal of the Year ceremony.