Category Archive: Education

May 11

WGU forks over scholarship funds

The online, non-profit university WGU Texas has announced it is expanding its support of Texas education. In addition to its established Finish to Go Further program it is introducing what it calls its Pursuit of Excellence Transfer Scholarship to urge promising East Texans to expand their educations via WGU Texas. Kilgore College President Dr. Bill …

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May 09

UT Tyler to hold graduations

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold spring 2014 commencement ceremonies May 9 and 10, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. Seven hundred fifty six degree candidates will be recognized in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. The commencement schedule is: ·      College of Nursing and Health Sciences – 3 …

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May 09

Hudson Pep, firefighters flame cancer

Ambulance sirens were blaring as beautifully decorated trucks approached Hudson Pep Elementary School winding drive way.  Several Longview fire trucks blasting their horns intermittently were following closely behind as in a triumphant parade. Suddenly, pink fire trucks made their entrance from behind the trees. The event was a surprise, show-stopper for two teachers, Leslie Konvalin, …

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May 08

VIVA MEXICO

You can chose to close the gap between poor and rich children. I have deliberately chosen to  do so. Our students are cross-culturally educated. They are comfortable with diversity and can relate to anyone from anywhere. They are the leaders of tomorrow in a changing world,” said  Dr. Cynthia Wise,  Principal of Ned E. Williams …

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May 05

Comptroller announce cost website

 Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today announced the launch of a new online database that details public school construction costs since 2007, giving taxpayers more insight into how Texas public school districts have accumulated a third of all outstanding debt issued by local governments. The Texas Public Schools Construction database can be found at http://www.texastransparency.org/Special_Features/Your_Money/School_Construction/. It …

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May 01

Foster Orchestra wins 15th straight Sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Orchestra, under the direction of Joanie Russell, has earned the prestigious UIL Concert & Sightreading Sweepstakes award in its 15th consecutive attempt. A musical ensemble is awarded the Sweepstakes honor for earning top honors from judges for stage and sight reading performances. Six judges were unanimous in awarding superior honors to …

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Apr 27

District set to honor Alumni class

Longview ISD on May 9 will honor three former students during the annual Distinguished Alumni ceremony and luncheon. Events are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Longview ISD Foundation commemorative brick presentation at the Lobo Foundation Plaza (near the home entrance to Lobo Stadium). This event is free and open to the public. …

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Apr 25

Piano students to present concerto

The Kilgore College Fine Arts Department will present its annual Piano Concerto 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. Sophomore piano students will play solo pieces accompanied by a live orchestra conducted by Dr. Gene Moon. This year’s music graduates will be recognized at the end of the concert …

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