Category Archive: Education

Jan 22 2015

Scholars Talk IB Program

Story by Joycelyne Fadojutimi Hudson Pep Elementary alumnus Claire Earnest is now a high school senior and participating in the international baccalaureate (IB) program. It gives her high expectations. “The Creativity Action, Service (CAS) gives me the opportunity to volunteer for and go on medical mission trips to Guatamala,” she said. “At the same time it …

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Jan 20 2015

Pine Tree ISD Recognizes Board

January is School Board Appreciation Month and the Pine Tree Independent School District is joining other districts across the state to thank their school board members for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools. “Even though we are making a special effort in January to show appreciation to …

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Jan 10 2015

LETU Names Dr. Kristy Morgan New Dean of Students

LeTourneau University has named Dr. Kristy Morgan as the new dean of students, effective January 1. Morgan previously served as LETU’s director of career services and as senior director of retention and career services prior to her recent promotion. Before moving to Longview in 2013, she served in various leadership capacities in student and residential …

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Jan 09 2015

New Year, New Plans

Bramlette Elementary Students discuss New Year Resolutions Story by LaDana Moore New Year Resolution is a common tradition in the Western Hemisphere. However, people all over the world have their own New Year resolution traditions. For example, the ancient Babylonians, at the beginning of each year promised their gods to pay their debts. The Romans …

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Jan 03 2015

Basketball’s One-and-Done Dilemma

Forcing high school prospects to go to college for a single year doesn’t do them any good.   By Joel Kendrick It’s been nine years since the last high schooler was selected in the NBA draft. That’s because back in 2005, the NBA raised the minimum age for eligibility to 19. With this rule in …

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Dec 24 2014

Frances B. Ross Honorary Scholarship Established

The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center is proud to announce the establishment of the Frances B. Ross Honorary Scholarship. The fund was established to provide financial assistance to students enrolled at the Longview campus. Preference will be given to applicants who have resided in Panola County, Texas for no less than five years, …

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Dec 18 2014

Tyler ISD Employees Surprised with A Team Award

Tyler Independent School District bus driver Paul Robinson made his way into the break room of the district’s transportation office with dozens of other drivers who had been told to gather for a staff meeting. He leaned against the wall and listened intently as a group of visitors carrying balloons, a framed certificate and a …

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Dec 16 2014

Student Loan Debt, Rising

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a report today examining the growth of college tuition costs and its impact on student loan debt. In Footing the Bill: Rising College Costs, Deepening Debt, the Comptroller’s office details impacts of student loan debt; factors driving increases in tuition costs contributing to this debt; reasons students have remained willing …

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