Category Archive: Education

Jun 30 2015

Declaring Independence

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By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration summarized the colonists’ motivations for seeking independence. By declaring themselves an independent nation, the American colonists were able to confirm an official alliance with the Government of …

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May 19 2015

LETU To Launch New Remotely Piloted Aircraft Aviation Degree

LeTourneau University School of Aviation and Aeronautical Science is launching a new degree program in the fall to train professional pilots to be leaders in the unmanned aircraft industry. The new program will enable pilots to fly, repair and program Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) — also commonly known as drones or Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs). …

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May 08 2015

The Flare wins sweepstakes

Kilgore College student publications received various honors at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association in San Antonio April 8-12. For the 25th time in 29 years, the weekly newspaper, The Flare, won Sweepstakes for having the most points in its division. Between The Flare, The Flare Magazine and Ranger yearbook, KC received 40 awards, including first …

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Mar 10 2015

Early College HS program

Tyler ISD admits inaugural class   Almost 300 Tyler ISD students and parents attended the first Early College High School (ECHS) Parent Night held at the Davidson Conference Room in the Plyer Instructional Complex. One hundred thirty-eight current eighth grade students were chosen to participate in the ECHS program with 61 students signing commitment letters …

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Mar 09 2015

Pine Tree High School Wins At UIL

Pine Tree High School recently hosted the UIL Region IV South Zone Solo & Ensemble Competition. Twenty-nine schools participated in the event, with a total of 848 entries. This was a massive coordination of effort, with special thanks going to the PTHS Administrators, office staff, PT band staff, custodial staff, security, band boosters, student volunteers, …

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Feb 27 2015

The History of Jazz Music: A Story For Every Music Lovers, Significant Impact of Jazz on all forms of Music

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The annual Black History Month celebration was recently held at the Longview Public Library. This year’s theme was Jazz and Poetry. Several citizens read Maya Angelou’s poems and others read their own poems. Angelou’s poems and Jazz was a good combination, hence the audience was very diverse. WHAT YOU DO AND DO NOT KNOW This …

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Feb 24 2015

John Tyler High School Color Guard Wins Regionals

The John Tyler High School Color Guard recently took top honors in the Rose City Classic Regional Championship at Tyler Junior College. The competition was sponsored by Marching Auxiliaries. The John Tyler Guard participated in Team Flag and Team Flag/Rifle categories and had three students compete in solo competition. In team events, the Guard earned …

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Feb 22 2015

Taking School Serious

U.S. High School Graduation Rate Hits New Record High U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. The nation’s high school graduation rate hit 81 percent in 2012-13, the highest level since states adopted …

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