Category Archive: Featured

Aug 15 2016

TEA Standards Met

Sarah LeBus Communications Officer, Longview ISD Longview ISD received the 2016 accountability ratings from the Texas Education Agency today with excitement. Every one of the 14 campuses Met Standard, with Longview Early Graduation HS scoring a 62 when the state target was 35. Beth Basset, Director of Instruction at LISD, explained the district’s goals and …

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Aug 15 2016

LISD Honors TSA

The Longview High School Technology Student Association members were honored by Longview ISD Board of Trustees during Monday night’s regular meeting. The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national nonprofit organization of middle and high school students who engage and compete in STEM {Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics}. The program is overseen by the supervision …

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Aug 11 2016

LISD registration a two-part process

Students must enroll online, file paperwork on campus LONGVIEW — Enrollment for the 2016-17 school year is currently underway and Longview ISD is using a new online registration system called InfoSnap to update information on students returning to our schools each year, as well as collect all required information on new students to LISD. “By …

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Aug 10 2016

OTB Opens

Adds 150 Jobs, Still Hiring By Keisha Roland On the Border (OTB), a casual restaurant chain featuring Tex-Mex standards such as fajitas, burritos & grilled meats officially opened its location at 200 W Loop 281, located in front of the Longview Mall JC Penny’s parking lot. The restaurant marked the event with a Longview Chamber …

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Aug 03 2016

Home Sales Up

Texas home sales and prices experienced strong gains in the second quarter of 2016, according to the 2016-Q2 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. “The last few months have been one of the strongest starts to the summer selling season in the history of Texas real estate,” said Leslie …

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Aug 03 2016

CASA Says Thank You

Volunteers are key to CASA’s work in the community. For this reason, Shelly Smith the executive director is grateful to her eleven new volunteers’ picture above. Lindsey Stock is CASA’s Volunteer Advocate of the Month. Stock a Longview native is a 34-year-old mother of two young sons ages 17 and 9. She has been a …

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Aug 03 2016

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREGG COUNTY NAMES INTERIM DIRECTOR

(Longview, Texas) – The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County has named Shawnda Havard Parker of Longview as interim director, following the retirement of B’Ann Boiles, who served as executive director since 2011. “The club has plans to launch a national search for a permanent executive director in the coming months,” said Boys & …

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Jul 27 2016

The Soaring Balloons

Hot air balloon flights began Friday morning over the City of Longview and continued each morning through Sunday at the East Texas Regional Airport. While driving to work, one could see crowds of people gathered at different locations enjoying the spectacular hot air balloons flying across the city. Many were snapping photos with their cell …

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