Tag Archive: school

Jul 16

Pinetree Trustee recognized at Leadership TASB

Terre Dunn, a member of the PTISD Board of Trustees, recently was recognized for her completion of the year long Leadership TASB program. Dunn, a former President and Vice-President of the PTISD Board of Trustees and a board member for seven years, was a member of the class of 2014. Leadership TASB, a program sponsored …

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Jul 11

Junior League of Longview slates school supply train

Although the hot days of summer are still with us, school days will be here soon. This means that students and parents are beginning their annual search for school supplies and uniforms. The Junior League of Longview, Inc. is once again teaming up with Buckner Children and Family Services, First Baptist Church of Longview, and …

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Jun 07

Kindergarten Roundup

Pine Tree Independent School District will have Kindergarten Roundup Monday, June 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. in the Pine Tree Primary Cafeteria. Kindergarten Roundup is for all new incoming kindergarten students who are five years of age on or before September 1. Parents should bring the following documents to register:  Proof of Residency …

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Jun 04

Foundation award colleges

  Representatives from Kilgore College, Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) and Texarkana College recently met on the NTCC campus in Mount Pleasant to receive a $200,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation. The three colleges were awarded the money to support the creation of a consortium to promote student success and college efficiency by upgrading to a new student information computer system. These colleges share the challenge of upgrading …

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Jun 03

Longview ISD names 2014-15 Teachers of the Year

Great teachers inspire students. From Longview ISD Lamplighters Award that gives students opportunities to write about impressive teachers to Teachers of the Year who are chosen by their principals and peers, teaching is a profession like no other. It is true that the world rarely notices who teachers are; nonetheless, civilization depends on what they teach. Some people may not quite appreciate teachers. But,  once the school …

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May 09

Hudson Pep, firefighters flame cancer

Ambulance sirens were blaring as beautifully decorated trucks approached Hudson Pep Elementary School winding drive way.  Several Longview fire trucks blasting their horns intermittently were following closely behind as in a triumphant parade. Suddenly, pink fire trucks made their entrance from behind the trees. The event was a surprise, show-stopper for two teachers, Leslie Konvalin, …

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May 05

Comptroller announce cost website

 Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today announced the launch of a new online database that details public school construction costs since 2007, giving taxpayers more insight into how Texas public school districts have accumulated a third of all outstanding debt issued by local governments. The Texas Public Schools Construction database can be found at http://www.texastransparency.org/Special_Features/Your_Money/School_Construction/. It …

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Apr 26

Edu-pay-tion

We may as well call it “Edu-pay-tion,” as far as many prospective students are concerned.  The cost of a college degree has risen 1,120 percent since 1978, but wages have increased a mere 6 percent during that same period. The national collective college debt is more than $1 trillion.  We have college grads mired in …

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