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Apr 12 2013

LHS artists named ‘All State’

Three Longview High School students this past weekend were honored as being among the best young artists in Texas. One member of the group – in her first ever All – State competition – was also recognized as being among best of the best. Senior Dervares Hayter and juniors Madison Branch and Serena Tuel received …

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Jul 21 2012

District adjusts school day start, end times for 2012-13

Longview ISD school days will start and end at different times in 2012-13 in an effort to reduce school bus wait times. Elementary classes will start 15 minutes earlier, but will also end in time for buses to deliver elementary students to their homes – and be ready and waiting for middle and high school …

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Jul 18 2012

LISD named

Region 7 ESC announces regional 2012 school board of the year The Longview ISD school board has been named the regional winner for the 2012 School Board of the Year (SBOTY) Award.  Longview ISD will represent Region 7 as its nominee for the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) Texas School Board of the Year …

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Mar 27 2012

Longview ISD rewards loyal employees

Longview Independent School District (LISD) employees who make a commitment to work with the district through 2012-2013 will each receive a $500 bonus to be paid as early as this week. During a special Monday meeting the LISD Board of Trustees four of the board’s seven members (three were absent) approved this staffing and retention incentive …

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Mar 27 2012

LHS DECA triumphs

Six Longview High School DECA students earlier this month began plotting a course to bring home some statewide honors in 2013, according to the group’s advisor.   The students advanced to the state DECA competition in Corpus Christi after winning or placing at the district level earlier this year. The district meet included competitors from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/lhs-deca-triumphs/

Feb 28 2012

Longview High School musician makes All-State Band

A Longview High School sophomore will represent the district and East Texas area in the Texas Music Educators Association Class 5A All-State Band. Robdrick Halton placed second statewide on the contra-bass clarinet, after placing first in the All-Region competition and qualifying for All-Area. Halton also plays the French Horn, with which he garnered All-Region and …

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Jan 31 2012

Kids compete at UIL meet

Johnston McQueen students at recent UIL competition.

It was a bright, early and chilly Saturday morning when most people are in bed under warm blankets enjoying not having to go to school or work. Early risers may have been up watching cartoons. However, students, and their teachers assembled on this fateful morning at HUDSON PEP for the UIL meet. Seven LISD elementary …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/kids-compete-at-uil-meet/

Dec 15 2011

Superintendent to retire

Longview ISD Superintendent Dr. James E. Wilcox on Monday tendered his notice of retirement to the district’s board of trustees. It will take effect on December 31. Wilcox came to Longview from Waxahachie ISD in April, 2007. Though many new academic and career and technology programs were established under his watch, the highlight of Wilcox’s …

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