Category Archive: Education

Dec 04 2013

Holiday Stress: ETMC to offer free seminar for a joyful holiday season

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum Tuesday, Dec. 10, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler on holiday stress presented by Brenda McBride, licensed counselor with ETMC Behavioral Health. “December can be a trying time of the year for people because of all the expectations,” said McBride. “The stress of buying, events, family …

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Nov 16 2013

Longview High, Judson singers earn honors

Six Lobo choir members continue toward All-State Choirs from Longview High School and Judson Middle School have placed a combined 51 singers in their respective All-Region choirs. Judson singers earned 31 All-Region seats following auditions against counterparts from across East Texas. Lobo vocalists grabbed 14 All-Region Honor Choir chairs, while another six were selected for …

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Nov 03 2013

Lego® contest slated

On your mark, get set, design! The Tyler Public Library is hosting the Lego® Designs Family Contest from Monday, November 4 to Thursday, November 7. Families are invited to come create designs based on their favorite books using Lego® building blocks. The Library will provide all the materials, while families provide creativity and imagination. “Building …

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Nov 01 2013

Foster Math/Science team wins first 2013 meet

The Foster Middle School Math/Science Team hosted and handily won the first meet of 2013-14 this past weekend, bettering its competitors by hundreds of points. The Dragons brought home the 1st place trophy with 4,322 points, compared with 3,977 and 3,838 points by Pine Tree and Hallsville, respectively. Foster Math/Science Meet Medalists Number Sense 6th …

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Oct 31 2013

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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Oct 30 2013

Media Tips for the week of October 28

John Tyler High School Café con Leche – Parent Meeting In Spanish Monday, October 28 6:00 p.m. Library Information will be presented to families which include scholarships and grants, college admissions for post-secondary studies, as well as information on the branches of services. Woods Elementary School Pumpkin Chunk Thursday, October 31 11:30 – 12:15 – …

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Oct 30 2013

Charting a better path for our public schools:Even middle-class students no longer get a fair shot at a solid education.

Nearly 60 years after the Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education decision, separate but unequal school systems still stunt our nation’s potential. After the 1954 ruling, segregating racially within a town or county became much more cumbersome without coming to an end. New towns blossomed, largely through restrictive zoning, that were …

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Oct 28 2013

4H: Equipping youth, building leaders

There are many well-known, popular clubs and organizations for us to get our children in for popularity purposes, and some develop leadership skills. There is one that many folks seem to be totally unaware of, or seem to overlook, and that is the 4-H Club in their area. 4-H is part of the Texas A&M …

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