The CityLab Connect

Week of March 19th, 2023

A Message from our Principal

Hi there and welcome back from Spring Break! We are starting our 4th nine weeks today! Our seniors have been working hard on their college acceptances. We have over 88% that have completed their FAFAS and over 85% that have been accepted to college(s). Over 50% of our senior have received scholarships and have got over $800,000 in scholarship money in so far! Quite an accomplishment so far for 56 seniors.

Please make note of the senior parent meeting this evening at 7:00.

We will continue to have common assessments this week for Biology, History, and Algebra.

Have a great week!

Please have your student bring their district issued laptop and charger everyday!

Schedule for week of 3/19

Monday, March 19th- A Day

Tuesday, March 20th-B Day

Wednesday, March 21st-C Day

Thursday, March 22nd-A Day, A Day Clubs

Friday, March 23rd-B Day, B Day Clubs

Important Dates

3/20-Graduation Meeting 7:00-7:30 PM (see below)

3/23-CityLab Dance 6:00-8:00 PM

4/14-Senior Prom

5/20-Graduation 3:00PM

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From Our Counselor

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From the CityLab Library

  • Students who have never been able to log in to Powerschool should call 972/925-5630 for a Powerschool reset.
  • All students have access to their student email account. Please see Ms. DeWalt if you need help.
  • Hotspots are available if you need internet outside of the school.
  • Students should never sign in to the district laptops with their personal information. They have student log in credentials that they should use.

Campus Drop Off and Pick Up

School day is from 9:10 AM to 4:30 PM.

All students will enter and exit through the front door located on S. Ervay St.

All students will go through a security check prior to entering the building.

  • Bus drop off/pick up will be at the front of CityLab High School on S. Ervay St.
  • Bus drop off and pick up times vary for each route. Please refer to either the CityLab website or the Dallas ISD website for specific route times.
  • Parent/Guardian student drop off/pick up will be on the side of CityLab High School on Corsicana. Please follow CityLab monitor instructions during drop off/pick up.
  • Please do not to park for pick up opposite the buses on Ervay or on Corsicana west of Ervay.

  • Student dropped off begins at 8:15 AM on Corsicana.
  • Parent/Guardian student pick up will be on Corsicana with parents/guardians lining up starting at 4:25 PM. For quick and efficient pick up, we ask that parent do not park in the spaces on Corsicana.
  • Students will not be realeased for early pick up after 4 PM.


Our Senior Class of 2023 Sponsor!

Mrs. Lauren Dowdy

My name is Lauren Dowdy. I'm in my fourth year of teaching English at CityLab, and my 13th year teaching in DISD. I am so excited to be working as the senior advisor this year. I look forward to working with the seniors and their families as they prepare for graduation and postsecondary success! More information to come soon. Please contact me via email at
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