Category Archive: News/Features

Aug 18 2016

The Terrifying Prospect of Trump With Nukes

By Steve Chapman The world’s most astonishing and beneficial achievement of the past 70 years is not something humanity did but something it avoided doing: using nuclear weapons. After the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan during World War II, it was entirely plausible to think they were just a mild preview of …

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Aug 18 2016

The Moral of the Simone Biles Story

By Mona Charen We know that America is feeling like a cancer patient at the moment. Doctors explain that there are only two options: amputate a limb or go through chemotherapy, which might save the limb, but also might kill us. We shuffle around in a daze, scarcely believing that there are no good exits …

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Aug 17 2016

School Kicks Off

Influence occurs in a single moment, it may be in the classroom, in the cafeteria, on the bus, even at Walmart where at teacher or staff member meets a student”- Jimmy Cabrera, LISD key note speaker Story by Joycelyne Fadojutimi Longview ISD held its convocation for the upcoming 2016-17 school year at the Lobo Coliseum. …

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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

Pursuing Happiness in Philadelphia

By Jamie Stiehm Philadelphia — Few in the Democratic Convention multitude knew, but Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love is known for Sisterly Affection. I wonder if Hillary Clinton, the first woman nominee, knows the city’s Quaker name. We shall see round midnight after an exhilarating but grueling four days. I saw three young black …

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