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Life Guards Wanted

An interest meeting will take place Monday, February 16th at lunch in the main office for those interested in becoming a life guard this summer. All costs for the training classes will be covered. This program is available to all current Davis students. 

Davis Football Recognized for Sportsmanship

HISD representatives accept good sportsmanship awards on behalf of Austin, Davis, North Forest, Sterling, and Yates high schools at the Touchdown Club’s annual luncheon Jan. 28. 

Nominees are determined based on referees’ scores after every game in the areas of:

  • actions of coaches
  • actions of players
  • actions of supports groups (such as parents and bands)
  • respect for the American flag.
  • Personal fouls and unsportsmanlike conduct penalties also are taken into consideration.

Design for New Davis HS


A new video released by HISD highlights the planning and final design images for the new 21st century Davis High School. The campus is one of 40 facilities being rebuilt or renovated under the $1.89 billion bond program approved by voters in 2012.

The new Davis, located on Houston’s north side, is being built as a 21st century campus while aiming to preserve the facility’s history and significant building structure for a school that will accommodate up to 1,700 students.

“We want to make sure that we continue to respect some of the history and recognize it, but also with an eye toward the future,” said City of Houston Councilman Ed Gonzalez.

The school’s Project Advisory Team has worked since last year to finalize design concepts for the site. Architect Mark French of Bay-IBI Group Architects says although there were many site challenges with the allocated space, many priorities for the site have now been balanced.

“One of the things we heard was that they really wanted to preserve the historic Davis front as it existed in the 1926 building,” French said.

Construction for the school is slated to begin mid-to-late 2015.

“It’s going to be really important to see where we’re going with future growth, and looking at how we are going to use the land around us,” said Principal Julissa Alcantar-Martinez.

Davis Marshall PowerUp

Marshall 8th Graders will be getting laptops when they transition to Davis HS. To make this a smooth process you need to see your 8th grade Assistant Principal to get the forms signed and paid. Marshall students will need to complete their 2015-2016 PowerUp Agreement Form for Davis at Marshall MS and pay $25 fee. This form is available at the 8th Grade Assistant Principal Office at Marshall. For questions about the form you may contact Ms. Latham. ( A copy of the form is found here.

Go Center

The Go Center is sending a daily text message at 8 pm in English and español. The messages contain information about scholarships, colleges, and career that are appropriate for students of all ages, parents, and teachers!
Sign up today!
For English: 
Text this number (832) 460-0303
With this message: @dailytex 
Or send email to
For Spanish
Text this number (832) 460-0303
With this message @mensajed
Or send email to: 

Power Up

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For questions or tours Contact:
Halee Porter-  
Deadline is set for December 19th at midnight
Please watch the short video to catch a glimpse of the greatness expected of our magnet students. 
Welcome to Panther Land!!!The Pride of the North side!!!

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Help Davis raise money for student laptops. 


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12th Grade  All    Joy Moran   713.226.4944
9th – 11th A- L Sandra Rios 713.226.4917
9th – 11th M-Z  Martha Martinez 713.226.4502                                  

Joy Moran 713-226-4944
Sandra Rios 713-226-4914
Martha Martinez 713-226-4502 

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Principal Alcantar

2015 is finally here and we are about to embark on something only a few schools in the nation have done so far. We are about to Power UP! Each one of you will get a laptop and our digital learning will change our classrooms, how we deliver instruction and how we communicate and interact in every class. Teachers have been training since the summer and now you will also be a part of the next step in 21st century learning. I am not saying it will be a breeze, all change come with its challenges, but we are in this together and here to help each other as we learn and grow together.

The opportunity to do this has been made available to us not only by HISD, but by our alumni and community members who have helped by providing donations to help us reach our goal to get every student get a laptop this spring. Thank you, thank you, thank you to every one of you who are dreaming with us as we start this journey.

Great things are happening at JDHS and I can’t tell you what a joy it is to be your principal!

Let’s make this year the BEST yet,


Mrs. Julissa Alcantar-Martinez
Your Proud Panther Principal