Tag Archive: LISD

Mar 27

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

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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Feb 28

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

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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Dec 15

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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Oct 06

Expert addresses local educators

One of the nation’s most respected experts in the education of black males, Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, recently addressed the faculty, students and  parents of Ned E. Williams Elementary School.  Kunjufu has authored 32 books, including national bestsellers Black Students: Middle Class Teachers, Keeping Black Boys Out of Special Education and An African-Centered Response to Ruby …

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Mar 17

Salaries frozen, leave time cut

The Longview Independent School District’s (LISD) Board of Trustees has elected to leave the district’s salary and compensation schedules unchanged for 2011-2012. The panel also decided to discontinue local leave days for next year’s semester.  The state mandates five leave days, but LISD employees were receiving just two.  Superintendent Dr. James E. Wilcox explained the …

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Jan 27

LHS students awarded $109,000 scholarships

Five Lindale High School students were each awarded $109,000 Post 9-11 GI Bill scholarships from the U.S. Navy. Alexander Jamieson, Jessica Berry, Nathan Gray, Seandrea Williams and Lydia Olsen accepted their awards from Petty Officer David Rodriguez. The money will be used to pay for

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