Category Archive: Education

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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Oct 24 2013

LHS musicians shine

The Longview High School (LHS) Lobo band has won a first division rating from the entire judging panel to secure its 64th consecutive “superior” score in University Interscholastic League contest rating competition. This extends the “Big Green Marching Machine’s” record for consecutive superior ratings in regional competition. For more than 80 years the LHS band has …

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Oct 19 2013

Dressed to read: Tyler Library offers free books

The Tyler Public Library has a perfect solution for area residents of all ages who are looking for another place to wear a costume this October. “Dressed to Read” encourages costumed characters of all ages to visit the Library anytime between Oct. 24 and Oct. 31 and receive a free book of their choice from …

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Oct 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Oct 16 2013

Going to college:Preparing them early for the next phase in their lives

Forest Park Middle school National Honor Junior Society students took a field trip to Stephen F. Austin University this week. The students had a chance to experience full college life on SFA’s campus. They all got a chance to speak with college students and four seniors took them on a tour of the campus experiencing …

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Oct 15 2013

Graduates rank high

The University of Texas at Tyler 2013 chemistry graduates are ranked in the top six percent nationally for their critical knowledge and understanding of the field, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. UT Tyler graduates scored the highest in university history on the Education Testing Service Major Field Test for Chemistry. The Major Field Test is …

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Oct 10 2013

LISD latest move:District hires assistant superintendent, charge him with academic improvement

    A former Texas and New York superintendent returned home to east Texas this week to begin his new job of improving academic performance in Longview ISD. Horace Williams, a Leverett’s Chapel native, began his job as an assistant superintendent on Monday. He most recently served 6½ years as superintendent of Cedar Hill ISD, …

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Aug 30 2013

Strings for life

St. Mary’s Catholic School is among the recipients of Ken Chinn’s generosity. Chinn, whose daughter Tara attends St. Mary’s, told the East Texas Review, “My passion is music. I guess I want to share it with everybody.” Chinn’s Guitar Project donated several guitars to the school. Ms. Laura Leahy, who took a sabbatical to take …

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