Tag Archive: school

Jun 03 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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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Jan 27 2014

Pine Tree ISD approves contract extension for Superintendent

   Dr. TJ Farler will continue to serve Pine Tree ISD as the schools superintendent, thanks to unanimous support Monday by school board members at a special meeting held Tuesday, January 21st. “The board approved a three-year contract that is extended by a year after the first year served,” said Farler. Her extension will ensure …

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Dec 06 2013

The Art of Giving at Ned E. Williams

  Ned E. Williams Elementary School goes beyond the regular academics required by the District and State of Texas to learn the art of giving. Diana Williams, the school’s speech therapist organizes events that enable students to learn the art of giving through civic engagement. So, during Veteran’s Day, students showed their appreciation for local …

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Nov 01 2013

Foster Math/Science team wins first 2013 meet

The Foster Middle School Math/Science Team hosted and handily won the first meet of 2013-14 this past weekend, bettering its competitors by hundreds of points. The Dragons brought home the 1st place trophy with 4,322 points, compared with 3,977 and 3,838 points by Pine Tree and Hallsville, respectively. Foster Math/Science Meet Medalists Number Sense 6th …

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Oct 31 2013

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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