The CityLab Connect

Week of February 13th, 2023

A Message from the Principal

Please make note of our outstanding students and their accomplishments:

Morgan Young won outstanding witness award for the DISD Mock Trial competition.

Science Fair Winners

Most Scientific:

1st Place - Solar Energy by Beatriz Negrete and Viviana Zavala

2nd Place - A Battery that Makes Cents by Brian Hawkins, Jose Cleto, Damon Thompson

Most Creative:

1st Place - Artificial Intelligence (AI) Art by Tamara Sanchez

2nd Place - Tool of Tools by Mary Bunge, Lee Pena, Bernie Valdez

We are excited to work each and every day with such talented students!

Principal Smith

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

Schedule for week of 2/13

Monday, Feb. 13th- A Day

Tuesday, Feb. 14th-B Day

Wednesday, Feb. 15th-C Day

Thursday, Feb. 16th-A Day, A Day Clubs

Friday, Feb. 17th-B Day, B Day Clubs

Important Dates

2/13-Blackout Monday

2/16-Parent University

2/20-No School in honor of President's Day

2/24-Senior Lock In

2/25 SAT Boot Camp (see below)

2/25-Career Expo (see below)

3/4-Parent University (see below)

3/13-3/17-Spring Break

4/14-Senior Prom

5/20-Graduation 3:00PM

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CItyLab's 1st annual Parent University

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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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